New York Times, Saturday, April 15, 2000

Author: Raymond Hamel
Editor: Will Shortz
Raymond Hamel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Backed, in a way : VOUCHEDFOR
11. Fraternal inits. : BPOE
15. Proceeding thus : ATTHATRATE
16. ___ Martin (cognac) : REMY
17. Like "chariot of fire" for the sun : METAPHORIC
18. Old railroad name : ERIE
19. Throng : PRESS
20. Breeding place : NEST
21. Small amphibians : EFTS
22. Welt : SORE
23. Mishnah follower : JEW
24. It comes out of a tube : OOZE
26. Indicates : BODES
28. Magnet, of a sort : MECCA
31. "My soul is full of discord and ___": "Hamlet" : DISMAY
35. Navigational aid : LODESTAR
37. Like some football games : INTERCOLLEGIATE
39. Grinkov's 1988 and 1994 gold-medal skating partner : GORDEEVA
40. They're found near churches : MANSES
41. Poke : SNAIL
42. ___ Award (N.H.L.'s Coach of the Year trophy) : ADAMS
44. Performs the traditional male role : PAYS
46. "___ Day" (1993 rap hit) : DRE
47. Mock : JAPE
51. Hit alternative : WALK
53. Wriggle : WORM
55. One with a distance to go : MILER
56. "...___ saw Elba" : EREI
57. Philosopher : IDEAMONGER
59. Buttinsky : PEST
60. 1989-90 sitcom set in an orphanage : SISTERKATE
61. Reporter on Sputnik : TASS
62. Kind of oil : SESAMESEED
1. Improvises : VAMPS
2. New Mexico county where the first atomic bomb was exploded : OTERO
3. Unqualified : UTTER
4. Part of an English estate, maybe : CHASE
5. Accidents : HAPS
6. Numerical suffix : ETH
7. Wasn't colorful : DRONED
8. Historic delivery at Fraunces Tavern, 1783 : FAREWELLADDRESS
9. Song miss : OTIS
10. Start of a chapter, usually : RECTO
11. Arrives without ceremony : BREEZESIN
12. Some bets : PERFECTAS
13. Bypass : OMIT
14. Places for patches : EYES
23. "The Dead" writer : JOYCE
25. Popular watches : OMEGAS
26. Just : BARELY
27. Light provider : SOL
29. Elizabeth player, 1998 : CATE
30. Lover of Aphrodite : ARES
31. Pad : DIGS
32. Partaking of : INON
33. Like some gowns : STRAPLESS
34. Publicity material holders : MEDIAKITS
36. Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" : DEMME
38. Seeds : OVA
43. ___ di Mare (fashion label) : ARMATA
45. Cheese choice : SWISS
47. "High" hilarity : JINKS
48. Frog spit : ALGAE
49. Golf's Calvin : PEETE
50. Tripped : ERRED
51. Wasn't happy : WEPT
52. Turf : AREA
54. Comics pooch : ODIE
55. Longer : MORE
58. One with dues: Abbr. : MEM

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