New York Times, Friday, February 23, 1996

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QWXYZ} This is puzzle # 211 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Unpretentious : JUSTFOLKS
10. Took off on : APED
14. At risk : ONTHELINE
15. Kind of cactus : AGAVE
16. Was noncommittal : STRADDLED
17. On again : RELIT
18. St. Paddy's Day girl : ERIN
19. Defraud : FLEECE
21. Lime cooler : ADE
22. Baby seal : PUP
23. Charles, e.g. : ROI
24. Friars invitee : ROASTER
26. Cautious one : HEEDER
28. Dehiscent : BURSTING
29. Its motto is "Crossroads of America" : INDIANA
31. Derby : RACE
32. Dance Style : DISCO
35. Annual sports event at 47-Across : NIT
36. In bundles : BALED
37. Land in the sea : ISLE
38. Divulges : LETSOUT
40. Dark : STARLESS
42. Daring assassins : BRAVOS
46. Strongmen : SAMSONS
47. N.Y.C. venue : MSG
48. Until : ERE
49. "Hansel___Gretel" : UND
50. Burnsian, e.g. : POETIC
52. Show amusement : GRIN
53. Battery : ABUSE
55. Be a rat : NAMENAMES
57. Challenges for buggies : DUNES
58. Hoop skirt : CRINOLINE
59. Actress Sommer : ELKE
60. Wayleaves, at law : EASEMENTS
1. Famed Nez Perce chief : JOSEPH
2. Disloyal : UNTRUE
3. Insignia : STRIPE
4. In comparison with : THAN
5. Sustained : FED
6. Model T, e.g. : OLDFORD
7. Palmer of "The Boys From Brazil" : LILLI
8. Prayer joint : KNEE
9. Prolonged sittings, as for reading or relaxation : SEDERUNTS
10. 21, after "of" : AGE
11. Grand : PALATIAL
12. Clues : EVIDENCE
13. Cleansed : DETERGED
15. Tracts : AREAS
20. "The Last of the Mohicans" girl : CORA
23. The Battle of Little Bighorn major : RENO
25. Layers : STRATA
27. Cheese cutters : DICERS
28. Taunts : BAITS
30. Basically : INESSENCE
32. Talk out of : DISSUADE
33. City of the Golden Horn : ISTANBUL
34. Complete and dramatic success : SLAMDUNK
36. One-horse town : BURG
38. NBC star : LENO
39. Offensive : OBSCENE
41. Moves leisurely : LOPES
43. Scoundrels : VERMIN
44. Polo grounds, with "the"? : ORIENT
45. Sanity : SENSES
47. Soprano Benzell and others : MIMIS
51. O'Hara place : TARA
52. Kind of force : GALE
54. Match, in a way : SEE
56. Rene, for one : NOM

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