New York Times, Saturday, February 21, 1998

Author: Richard Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {HJQZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Camel, e.g. : CIGARETTE
10. Unwanted line : SCAR
14. How to pirouette : ONONEFOOT
15. Coughed (up) : ANTED
17. Matured : CAMEOFAGE
18. Soprano Lehmann : LOTTE
19. Had down : KNEW
20. Sole supporters? : ODOREATERS
22. "___ out!" : YER
23. Plain : DRY
24. Formidable opponents : NEMESES
25. "___ is a jealous mistress": Emerson : ART
26. Adriatic port : BARI
27. ___ kwon do : TAE
28. Constant criticism : ABUSE
31. Greek city-state : POLIS
32. Geographical abbr. : STR
33. Sandwich filler : TUNA
34. Papal garment : ORALE
35. Editor's scribble : STET
36. Big inits. in movies : TNT
37. "Last Resorts" author, 1952 : AMORY
38. Imperative and subjunctive : MOODS
39. Palindromic animal : EWE
40. Lagerlöf's "The Wonderful Adventures of ___" : NILS
41. L'océan : EAU
42. Girl of a 1925 Broadway hit : NANETTE
44. Days long gone by : ELD
45. It borders N.J. : ATL
48. Fill a four-card flush, perhaps : DRAWASPADE
50. Circus participant : FLEA
51. Red ash : EMBER
52. Crybabies : SNIVELERS
54. Roma, la città ___ fontane : DELLE
55. Miscellanies : ETCETERAS
56. Aunts and uncles: Abbr. : RELS
57. Accompany, as on a train : SITNEXTTO
1. Filled with oneself : COCKY
2. Cuckoo : INANE
3. Character in a 60's TV spinoff : GOMER
4. De novo : ANEW
5. Car once called "The Gold Standard of Values" : REO
6. Attempt : EFFORT
7. Tuft-hunter : TOADY
8. Sign in a restaurant : TOGO
9. How grateful can one be? : ETERNALLY
10. Deli offerings : SALAMIS
11. Big piece of lettuce : CNOTE
12. Corroborates : ATTESTSTO
13. Pulled out : RETREATED
16. Parts of a carte on a cart? : DESSERTS
21. Chilling, in a way : EERIE
23. Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
25. ___ rule : ASA
26. Big game : BOARS
28. Took care of : ATTENDED
29. Buffet table appliance : BUNWARMER
30. Worse than precarious : UNTENABLE
31. Anticipations of possible objections, in rhetoric : PROLEPSES
34. Misses : OMITS
35. Old bronze coin : SOU
37. Brightest star in Scorpio : ANTARES
38. Cuckoo : MAD
41. Curfew, maybe : ELEVEN
43. "The Seven Year Itch" co-star : EWELL
44. Order : EDICT
45. Tip off : ALERT
46. Monster: Prefix : TERAT
47. Rope : LASSO
49. Debate side : ANTI
50. Bend : FLEX
53. La saison d'___ : ETE

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