New York Times, Friday, March 20, 1998

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {BKQVXZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jackson Five features : AFROS
6. Have a fling? : TOSS
10. Voight and others : JONS
14. Fieldworkers' items : PLOWS
15. Rwanda native : HUTU
16. Shade of blue : OPAL
17. Dynasts : POTENTATES
19. Cryptobiologist's interest, perhaps : YETI
20. Back muscle, briefly : LAT
21. Pablo or Pedro, e.g. : SAN
22. Stew ingredient : PARSNIP
24. Berlioz's "Les nuits d'___" : ETE
25. Actress Durbin : DEANNA
27. Heat unit? : COP
28. Christmas cracker? : PINATA
31. Spill the beans : SING
32. Ending of most odds : ONE
33. Prefix with coastal : INTRA
34. Strawberry's field, once : SHEA
35. Barbra's "Funny Girl" co-star : OMAR
36. Swelled head : EGOTIST
38. On sale : CHEAPLY
40. Res gestae : ACTS
41. Hand over : CEDE
43. 1970's Robert Conrad courtroom drama : THEDA
44. ___-di-dah : LAH
45. "Later" : CIAO
46. Pan-fries : SAUTES
47. Flatter, in a way : APE
48. Fix : REMEDY
50. "___ Man Answers" (1962 movie) : IFA
51. Small measures : MICRONS
53. Short retort : ANS
55. Pin number? : TEN
56. Siouan speaker : OTOE
57. Mistress of a castle : CHATELAINE
60. Save, as socks : DARN
61. Where Dingle Bay is : EIRE
62. Appeared : AROSE
63. Part of a C.S.A. signature : ELEE
64. Made tracks : SPED
65. Coffer, in architecture : PANEL
1. Diner order : APPLEPIEALAMODE
2. Uncommitted money : FLOATINGCAPITAL
3. Corrupt and then some : ROTTENTOTHECORE
4. See red? : OWE
5. ID's of a sort : SSNS
6. Lord's attendant : THANE
7. Old hat : OUT
8. Girl from uncle? : STEPNIECE
9. York of "Tom Jones" : SUSANNAH
10. Delights : JOYS
11. Free-for-all : OPENCOMPETITION
12. Big slice of a budget : NATIONALDEFENSE
13. Hard to hold : SLIPPERYASANEEL
18. "Aren't I amazing?" : TADA
23. Paparazzo's paper, perhaps : RAG
26. Carolina ___ : ASH
29. 37-Down's partner : ARTS
30. Half a bar order : TAI
34. Queen Mary, e.g. : STEAMSHIP
35. Kahuku setting : OAHU
37. 29-Down's partner : SCIENCES
39. Traveler's info, for short : ETA
42. The buck stops here? : DOE
45. ___-Magnon : CRO
46. End of a party song : SYNE
49. Old hat : DATED
52. Artist Magritte : RENE
54. Certain hockey shot : SLAP
58. Were up to date? : ARE
59. It's south of Scorpius : ARA

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