New York Times, Friday, December 22, 1995

Author: A.J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKQVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 209 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mean : BASE
5. Brisk, in mus. : ALLO
9. Heartthrobs : BEATS
14. One suited to go for a walk? : ASTRONAUT
16. Sky-colored blossom : BLUET
17. Dog with an upturned tail : LHASAAPSO
18. Serious : SOBER
19. Slick : ICY
20. Capital : TIPTOP
22. Stage of development : PUPA
23. This one, to Ovid : HAEC
25. Blossomed again : REFLOWERED
27. Name in spydom : ANDRE
29. Because of : DUETO
30. Kind of grant : NEA
31. City on the Golden Horn : ISTANBUL
33. Bartender's accessory : TONGS
35. Seek a handout from : HITUP
36. Favor : BEFOR
37. Roman laws : LEGES
38. Italian love songs : SERENATE
41. Assn. : SOC
42. Vaquero's rope : RIATA
44. Brought back : REDUX
45. X'es : CROSSESOUT
48. Paint thinner, for short : TURP
49. Start another hitch : REUP
50. Botanical apertures : STOMAS
52. White House nickname : ABE
53. The river, in Juárez : ELRIO
55. Hardly humble : EGOTISTIC
57. Bremen's river : WESER
58. Coming back strong : RENASCENT
59. Render : YIELD
60. Travelers' timesavers : SSTS
61. Civil endings, in London : ISES
1. "South Pacific" song : BALIHAI
2. Dumps : ASHCANS
3. Perservered : STAYEDTHECOURSE
4. R.N.'s stations : ERS
5. Have ____ about oneself (seem distinctive) : ANAIR
6. Took in eagerly : LAPPEDUP
7. Lecherous : LUSTFUL
8. King Henry II portrayer : OTOOLE
9. Some shot : BBS
10. Secretly leave : ELOPE
11. Bo Jackson and others : AUBURNGRADUATES
12. Camp shelters : TEEPEES
13. Fellini film, with "La" : STRADA
15. Kind of cakes : OAT
21. Peter Rabbit's creator : POTTER
24. Stevens of "Peter Gunn" : CRAIG
26. Loudspeaker : WOOFER
28. Puts in : ENTERS
32. Keeps occupied : BUSIES
34. Small choir : NONET
36. SE Texas city : BEAUMONT
37. Siren : LORELEI
38. Underlings : STOOGES
39. Rotary engine : TURBINE
40. Guesses, informally : EXPECTS
41. Bats : SCREWY
43. Late bloomers : ASTERS
46. Pitch : SPIEL
47. Goodbyes : TATAS
51. Family girl : SIS
54. California's historic Fort ____ : ORD
56. Part of a coll. curriculum : SCI

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