New York Times, Saturday, February 15, 1997

Author: J. Clonick
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe Clonick
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 62, Blocks: 32 Missing: {GJKQUXZ} Grid has super symmetry This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Clonick. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Key setting : FLORIDA
8. Labour, in England : THELEFT
15. Holds in awe : REVERES
16. Jean Baptiste Poquelin's pen name : MOLIERE
17. 78's composition : ACETATE
18. Asmara is its capital : ERITREA
19. Bears : CARRIES
20. Loathsome little creatures : NASTIES
21. Is behind : TRAILS
22. Smile trigger? : CHEESE
23. Picks up : ARRESTS
25. Generic greeting : DEARSIR
26. NASA vehicles : LEMS
27. Expels : SPEWS
29. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
30. Fissure filler : ORE
31. Small barracuda : SPET
35. Kind of music or lightning : SHEET
37. Storied Big Apple nightclub : COPA
41. High and low : ALLOVER
43. Romantic and melancholy : BYRONIC
45. "Would you not ___ breathed?": Shak. : DEEMIT
46. Cave : RELENT
47. Components : FACTORS
49. Ticked off about : HOTOVER
50. The lily maid of ___ (Tennyson's Elaine) : ASTOLAT
51. Rodgers and Hart's "Johnny ___" : ONENOTE
52. Home wrecker : TERMITE
53. They're spent in Spain : PESETAS
54. Actor who's a crossword fan : EDASNER
55. Stable work force : OSTLERS
1. Irregular mathematical shape : FRACTAL
2. "The Russia House" author : LECARRE
3. Like a baseball pitch : OVERARM
4. Puts in the dock again : RETRIES
5. Some tracks : IRAILS
6. Can't stand : DETESTS
7. "___ Death" (Grieg work) : ASES
8. 1947 docudrama : TMEN
9. "___ Satires & Epistles" (classical Roman work) : HORACES
10. Inventor Otis : ELISHA
11. Befouls the path : LITTERS
12. Most inexplicable : EERIEST
13. Variety of iris : FREESIA
14. Film snippets : TEASERS
24. Ludwig who wrote nine symphonies : SPOHR
25. Loser : DWEEB
28. Afore : ERE
31. Tragic end : SADFATE
32. Content : PLEASED
33. Sister of Orestes : ELECTRA
34. Rain dance accompaniment : TOMTOMS
35. Fixed charge : SETRATE
36. Family in O'Neill dramas : TYRONES
37. Eagle wearer : COLONEL
38. Each man's entitlement, per the saying : ONEVOTE
39. Bat application : PINETAR
40. Arthur or Monroe, e.g. : ACTRESS
42. Instrument played by 24-Down : VIOLIN
44. Take back to the lab : RETEST
48. Trick ending? : STER
49. ___-my-thumb : HOPO

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