New York Times, Saturday, February 26, 2000

Author: Bob Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Klahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Held by a third party : INESCROW
9. Clio candidate : TVSPOT
15. 1932 title role for Greta Garbo : MATAHARI
16. Runaround? : ROTARY
17. Masons : STONEMEN
18. More serious : ACUTER
19. 1969 Sammy Davis Jr. hit : IVEGOTTABEME
21. El Greco, by birth : CRETAN
24. Places to see races: Abbr. : OTBS
25. ___ calculus (kidney stone) : RENAL
26. Little ___ : NEMO
28. Polo Grounds headliner : OTT
31. Standardbred : AMERICANTROTTER
35. Royal involved in the Diamond Necklace Affair : MARIEANTOINETTE
36. "I must submit to an epitaph graven by a fool" penner : EDGARLEEMASTERS
37. Foreign leader : REY
38. Municipal sites: Abbr. : CTRS
39. Gallico's Mrs. ___ : ARRIS
40. Dirt : SMUT
42. Elegant : CLASSY
43. Belt material, perhaps : SNAKELEATHER
48. Tease : LOLITA
49. Hindquarters : HAUNCHES
53. Genesis locale : ARARAT
54. Folk singer's accompaniment : AUTOHARP
55. Sleeveless cloak : MANTLE
56. William aboard the Mayflower : BREWSTER
1. Private on-line chats, for short : IMS
2. "Ah, Wilderness!" character ___ Miller : NAT
3. War zone, in brief : ETO
4. Places for mending : SANITARIA
5. Legion of Honor member : CHEVALIER
6. Noodle-and-vegetable soup : RAMEN
7. 33rd state: Abbr. : OREG
8. Port authority? : WINO
9. Where to get a Pisa pizza? : TRATTORIA
10. Dict. material : VOCAB
11. Some pencils : STUBS
12. Crown : PATE
13. Utah city : OREM
14. It may be kept in a boot : TYRE
20. They're beaten hands-down : TOMTOMS
21. Grammy winner Floyd : CRAMER
22. Like some classic movies : REMADE
23. Zip : ENERGY
26. Broadway character who sings "Tea for Two" : NANETTE
27. Put down, in a way : ENTER
28. Bewhiskered creatures : OTTERS
29. Popular game from Russia : TETRIS
30. Like Rapunzel : TRESSY
32. Work out : CALCULATE
33. Common ad phrase : ONSALENOW
34. Some joint rulers : TETRARCHS
40. Bypass : SKIRT
41. It may be forged : METAL
42. Back pack? : CHUTE
43. Dis : SLAM
44. Ibsen's "doll" : NORA
45. "The Way We Were" writer Bergman : ALAN
46. 1956 Gregory Peck role : AHAB
47. Bullish opening : TAUR
50. Word with dance or band : HAT
51. It may come before long : ERE
52. Abbr. in a resort's name : SPR

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