New York Times, Friday, December 3, 1999

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJQVXZ} Spans: 7, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Scared half to death : ASWHITEASASHEET
16. Noted portrait subject of Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun : MARIEANTOINETTE
17. Setting for many clocks : CHESSTOURNAMENT
18. Fall from grace : SIN
19. Ask for more service : REUP
20. Former Ontario Premier Bob : RAE
21. Alphabet trio : BCD
23. Clappers : FANS
25. Grass part : AWN
27. ___ miss : HITOR
29. East African, old-style : ETHIOP
32. Stays : CORSETS
35. French 101 verb : ETRE
36. Small game? : PEEKABOOISEEYOU
40. Enlivens, with "up" : PEPS
41. Ravel : ENSNARL
42. Record listings : PRIORS
44. Science fiction writer ___ M. Kornbluth : CYRIL
46. With 47-Across, winter vehicles : SNO
47. See 46-Across : CATS
49. Where many vets served : NAM
51. "Yes" : IDO
53. Riding : ATOP
55. Fiddle stick : BOW
57. Crazy : MADASAMARCHHARE
63. It pops in the morning : ELECTRICTOASTER
64. Proves to be a stiff challenge : TESTSONESMETTLE
1. Gremlins, Pacers, etc. : AMCS
2. Term of address in Kipling : SAHIB
3. Twister? : WRENCH
4. "___ Girl Friday" (1940 Cary Grant movie) : HIS
5. Pant attachment? : IES
6. Part of an exchange : TAT
7. Rock's Brian : ENO
8. Take ___ for the worse : ATURN
9. Rough riders' woes : SORES
10. Hokkaido native : AINU
11. Be short with : SNAPAT
12. Hesitate : HEM
13. It "waits at the crossway of the stars," wrote Borges : ETERNITY
14. Europe's highest volcano : ETNA
15. French bean? : TETE
22. Earle ___, inventor of the Band-Aid : DICKSON
23. Magazine with an annual "400" list : FORBES
24. Light work? : ARSON
26. Bring by cart, maybe : WHEELIN
28. ___ fault : TOA
29. Literary pieces : ESSAYS
30. Start of Montana's motto : ORO
31. Little: Fr. : PEU
33. Dawn deity : EOS
34. Hue : TINCT
36. Very, very softly, in music : PPP
37. Alway : EER
38. Chapters : EPISODES
39. Fall from grace : ERR
43. Ridicules mercilessly : ROASTS
45. Canadian brewer John : LABATT
47. "___ Thro' the Rye" : COMIN
48. With celerity : APACE
50. Sautéed delicacy : MOREL
51. "___ a man..." : IMET
52. Lowland : DALE
54. Plant with an edible root : TARO
56. "___ No Angels" : WERE
58. Make a move : ACT
59. Turn signal dirs. : RTS
60. Dot follower? : COM
61. Possess, to Burns : HAE
62. Former D.C. inits. : HST

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