New York Times, Saturday, December 26, 1998

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 230 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Steele Justice" actress : SELAWARD
9. "From the Terrace" author and family : OHARAS
15. Firebrand : AGITATOR
16. Travel by aeroplano : VOLARE
17. Avalon's locale : CATALINA
18. Flying high : ELATED
19. Arms race abbr. : SDI
20. Display case : ETAGERE
22. Like Handel's Suite No. 5 : INE
23. Blather : GAS
25. Hit high into the air : LOFT
26. Take off : SOAR
27. Luxurious resorts : SPAS
29. Duke University locale : DURHAM
31. Powerhouses : TITANS
34. Diamondback : TERRAPIN
38. Atmospheric pressure measurer : ANEROID
40. "Growing Young" author Ashley : MONTAGU
41. Ended : RESULTED
43. Hosed down : WETTED
44. Capital on the Tagus estuary : LISBON
46. Kin of -ule : ETTE
47. Destroyer destroyer : MINE
50. Kind of steak : TUNA
51. Inflation ender : ARY
52. Incense : IRE
53. Like some cameras nowadays : DIGITAL
55. Something to chew over : CUD
58. Gunpowder holder : TEABAG
60. ___ Republic : MALAGASY
62. Better : ENRICH
63. Complete : UNBROKEN
64. Any stanza in Burns's "To a Mouse" : SESTET
65. Steer out of control? : STAMPEDE
1. Alveoli : SACS
2. "Holy Toledo!" : EGAD
3. Contests at the bar? : LITIGATES
4. ___ loss : ATA
5. Where the Wye River rises : WALES
6. Bickering : ATIT
7. First name in clowns : RONALD
8. Prolong : DRAGOUT
9. Make a baseball boo-boo : OVERTHROW
10. Flag location : HOLE
11. ___ mort (dispirited) : ALA
12. I.Q., e.g. : RATIO
13. "The Lady or the Tiger?" setting : ARENA
14. When haroseth is eaten : SEDER
21. Conductor Kurtz : EFREM
24. Most of the time : ASARULE
26. Speak with spotty knowledge : SMATTER
27. General acquisition : STAR
28. Emulate Echo : PINE
30. "Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind" composer : ARNE
32. Do not, in old Rome : NOLI
33. Waits and sees : SITSTIGHT
35. Rhyme that's done by hand? : PATTYCAKE
36. Belinda Carlisle's "___ Weak" : IGET
37. Hosiery shade : NUDE
39. Correct code : DEBUG
42. Popular radio personality : DONIMUS
45. Floating : NATANT
47. Backbiters : MITES
48. "The Woman," to Sherlock : IRENE
49. Gets in range of : NEARS
51. It may be false : ALARM
53. Bait fish : DACE
54. Goya's "The Duchess of ___" : ALBA
56. Worn : USED
57. Centimeter-gram-second unit : DYNE
59. Shtick : BIT
61. Elephant group : GOP

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