New York Times, Saturday, March 25, 2000

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Item disappearing from offices : ASHTRAY
8. Mountain first climbed in 1829 : ARARAT
14. Special knowledge, so to speak : THEROPES
16. Having lost it : SENILE
17. With 58-Across, a query from George Carlin : HOWISITPOSSIBLE
19. Grain appendage : ARISTA
20. Some : ABIT
21. Alphabet trio : RST
22. ___ regions : NETHER
23. Criticism : DIG
24. Handle : COPE
25. "Silent Spring" subject : DDT
26. Kind of paper : RICE
28. Feature of a whale or an opossum's tail : NOHAIR
30. Chicago diamond cutter? : SOSA
32. Fugitive financier since the early 70's : VESCO
33. 1992-93 World Series winner : TORONTO
38. Once in a while : UNOFTEN
40. End of ___ : ANERA
41. Curtail : PARE
43. Fastens, nautically : BELAYS
45. "Deputy ___" (TV toon) : DAWG
47. Absorb, as costs : EAT
50. A little lamb : LOIN
51. Later years, poetically : ELD
53. 1962 John Wayne film : HATARI
55. U.S.S. Enterprise off. : ENS
56. Riley's "___ Went Mad" : EREI
57. Punish with an arbitrary penalty : AMERCE
58. See 17-Across : TOHAVEACIVILWAR
61. Pushkin hero : ONEGIN
62. The edge of the green? : TREELINE
63. Pounder : PESTLE
64. Fuming : ENRAGED
1. With you : ATHAND
2. Buttressed, with "up" : SHORED
3. Princess Diana's kiss-and-tell lover : HEWITT
4. Actress Van Devere : TRISH
5. Docket : ROSTER
6. Masked person : APIARIST
7. Now : YET
8. Specify : ASSIGN
9. Medical advice, often : REST
10. "Wheel of Fortune" buy : ANI
11. Hearty dinner dish : RIBROAST
12. Berry whose oil is used in catsup : ALLSPICE
13. Straddle unstably : TEETERON
15. Game declaration : SPADES
18. Butterfly band? : OBI
24. Taster, at times : CHEF
27. Prison, slangily : COOP
29. Prefix with genesis : OVO
31. Personification of the wind : AURA
33. Work area : TABLETOP
34. Direct communication : ONEONONE
35. Likes : RELISHES
36. African city where Yves St. Laurent was born : ORAN
37. And even : NAY
39. City at the mouth of the Quinnipiac : NEWHAVEN
42. Hound : ADDICT
44. Cool : SERENE
46. More risqué : GAMIER
47. Insect with pincers : EARWIG
48. Abstruse : ARCANE
49. Like many concert halls : TIERED
52. Where the flock may relax : LEA
54. "How can you ___...?" (start of a conundrum) : TELLA
56. Unholiness : EVIL
59. Literary rep. : AGT
60. Cause of an explosion : IRE

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