New York Times, Friday, March 22, 1996

Author: F. A. Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQXYZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dairy treats : CHOCOLATESHAKES
16. Cotopaxi and Hekla, e.g. : ACTIVEVOLCANOES
17. Novel featuring Jake Barnes : THESUNALSORISES
18. Makes an archeological error : MISDATES
19. List shortener : ETAL
23. Hard hitter : SLEDGE
27. Pout : MOUE
28. Org. in which Jordan is a member : NBA
31. Get hip : WISEUP
32. Screen siren : BARA
33. Rabbit whose ears stick out at right angles to the head : OARLOP
35. Year in Benedict IV's papacy : CMI
36. Over : ATOP
37. ___pactum (simple contract) : NUDUM
38. Shreds : BITS
39. Capek classic : RUR
40. Knock down a peg : DEMOTE
41. River to the Mediterranean : EBRO
42. Like a good egg : GRADEA
44. Half a cartoon duo : REN
45. "The Brady Bunch" regular : REED
46. Assaults : ONSETS
47. Unaccompanied part song : GLEE
48. Flower's distinguishing feature : PETALAGE
54. IV drips, often : SALINESOLUTIONS
61. Cozy cover : ELECTRICBLANKET
62. Colorado, with "the" : CENTENNIALSTATE
1. Tiger : CAT
2. Methylene group, chemically : HCH
3. Taxonomic suffix : OTE
4. U.S.S.R.'s successor : CIS
5. Egg : OVUM
6. Director Riefenstahl : LENI
7. Gardner and others : AVAS
8. Let the cat out of the bag : TOLD
9. Old socialite Maxwell : ELSA
10. Lerwick ladies : SCOTSWOMEN
11. Ellie May Lester feature, in "Tobacco Road" : HARELIP
12. Drink flavorings : ANISES
13. Sends to the canvas : KOS
14. Shoe-store letters : EEE
15. Conscription org. : SSS
19. Prohibition : EMBARGO
20. Perfectly : TOATURN
21. Dawns : AURORAS
22. Intuitive step : LEAP
24. Acoustic unit : DECIBEL
25. Eucalyptus : GUMTREE
26. Installment : EPISODE
28. Occidental : NONEASTERN
29. "Father Goose" author : BAUM
30. Passion : ARDOR
34. Renaissance instrument : LUTE
38. "Wozzeck" composer : BERG
40. Absence of war : DETENTE
43. Characterize : DEPICT
49. Q-queen connector : ASIN
50. Places : LOCI
51. Terra___ (powdery substance) : ALBA
52. Wing shape : GULL
53. Airport approximations, familiarly : ETAS
54. Brief moment? : SEC
55. Leicester libation : ALE
56. Writer Deighton : LEN
57. Passbook abbr. : INT
58. Volga feeder : OKA
59. Bottom line? : NET
60. Catherine, e.g.: Abbr. : STE

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