New York Times, Saturday, March 13, 1999

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: In this Prohibition puzzle, various sorts of alcohol are missing from the theme answers, but only in one direction. So, TNEDPLANE becomes T[WINE]EN[GIN]EDPLANE, XANDERNOY is [ALE]XANDER[PORT]NOY, DSTICKS is D[RUM]STICKS, MAXBOHM is MAX[BEER]BOHM, and HAIRDRS is HAIRD[RYE]RS.
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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Small coin : CENT
5. Racing car product : STP
8. Some Iranians : KURDS
13. Part of a chorus : ALTO
14. Word with strings or horns : SHOE
15. "Do I ___ you?" (line from "GoodFellas") : AMUSE
16. BEECHCRAFT BARON OR CESSNA 310 : TWINENGINEDPLANE
18. Clobber : PASTE
19. Atomic energy source : FISSION
20. More, musically : PIU
22. Sellout : HIT
23. Bond accrual: Abbr. : INT
24. Division : SEGMENT
26. Modern prefix with friendly : ECO
27. See 32-Down : TOSCA
29. Mischief : HARM
30. Kind of boot : SKI
31. Take off the rolls : UNTAX
33. Outfielder's throw, maybe : ASSIST
36. Bygone era, which will help answer the five capitalized clues : PROHIBITION
38. Boss, slangily : CHEESE
40. Without a break : ONEND
41. Granary grain : OAT
42. ___ scale : MOHS
44. Monthly bill : CABLE
48. Invention, so to speak : LIE
49. Woodworker? : TERMITE
51. New Deal prog. : REA
52. Audible warning : GRR
53. Suffix with theatrical : ITY
54. Ones taking orders : GARCONS
56. Moderate brown : ADOBE
58. PHILIP ROTH PROTAGONIST : ALEXANDERPORTNOY
60. More literal : TRUER
61. Protection: Var. : EGIS
62. Book of Artaxerxes : EZRA
63. 50's political name : ESTES
64. It may be Red, White...and blue : SEA
65. Forks in the road : WYES
1. Conniption : CATFIT
2. Weather whipping boy : ELNINO
3. Outlawed blasts : NTESTS
4. Wool weights : TODS
5. Carry away, in a way : SHANGHAI
6. Short ___ : TON
7. Eye : PEEPER
8. On the fritz : KAPUT
9. Ralph's "The Avengers" co-star, 1998 : UMA
10. Acts impatiently : RUSHESIN
11. CHICKEN LEGS : DRUMSTICKS
12. Make sure : SEETOIT
14. Fruit used for preserves : SLOE
17. Noted family of Italian sculptors : PISANOS
21. Con : INMATE
25. EDWARDIAN WIT WHO WROTE "THE HAPPY HYPOCRITE" : MAXBEERBOHM
28. Quinine, for malaria : CURE
32. Place where 27-Across is sung : THEMET
34. Undissembling : SINCERE
35. Counter offer? : SODA
36. Fade gradually : PETEROUT
37. Badges : INSIGNIA
38. 1950's TV variety show sponsor : COLGATE
39. SALON FIXTURES : HAIRDRYERS
43. African antelopes : ORYXES
45. Nicely sun-tanned : BRONZY
46. Poe poem : LENORE
47. None too challenging courses : EASYAS
49. Echelons : TIERS
50. Young 'uns : TADS
55. All hands : CREW
57. Class competition : BEE
59. Sensitive subject, to some : AGE

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