New York Times, Friday, April 17, 1998

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. The going rate? : SPEED
6. Grow at a progressive rate : PYRAMID
13. Marked the hour : TOLLED
15. Three before seven : AREACODE
16. Father worshiped a tennis star, to a palindromist : POPDEIFIEDSELES
18. Imitating : ALA
19. Fancy desk : ROLLTOP
20. Skip, as stones on water : DAP
21. Mosaic piece : TESSERA
23. "The Martyrdom of ___" (classic Muslim work) : ALI
24. Kind of skin : DOE
25. The Way : TAO
28. University of California campus : DAVIS
30. Favorite oriole home : ELM
33. Professorial work : TREATISE
35. Hawaii senator erased facts, to a palindromist : AKAKADELEDSTATS
39. "The Addams Family" role : MORTICIA
40. "There ___ goes..." : SHE
41. Goodyear's home : AKRON
42. Compass pt. : SSE
44. Crab : NAG
47. Courtroom anonym : ROE
48. Teases : LEADSON
52. Mom's twins? : EMS
53. Some functions : DINNERS
57. One's successor : TWO
58. Youngster helped society, to a palindromist : TOTDIDCIVICDEED
61. Get drunk : TIEONEON
62. Links : COURSE
63. Like many teens at the movies : ONDATES
64. Canvases : TENTS
1. Parade honoree, for short : STPAT
2. Consolidated : POOLED
3. Westernmost county of Texas : ELPASO
4. Time of legend : ELD
5. Lawn mower brand : DEERE
6. ___-à-porter (ready-to-wear) : PRET
7. Tokyo, once : YEDO
8. Filer : RASP
9. King of the skies : ACE
10. Region of eastern Europe : MOLDAVIA
11. Utopian : IDEALIST
12. Is unable to stand : DESPISES
14. Maker of the fragrance Poison : DIOR
15. Suffer : AIL
17. Unexciting : FLAT
22. "Never ___ tell thy love": Blake : SEEKTO
26. Road ___ : ATLAS
27. It's found in banks : ORE
28. A little salt : DASH
29. Make it : ATTEND
31. Reclined : LAIN
32. Year in Elizabeth I's reign : MDC
34. Seventeen people?: Abbr. : EDS
35. Italian for "rather bitter" : AMARETTO
36. City near Grissom A.F.B. : KOKOMOIN
37. Brought in : ARRESTED
38. Frozen Wasser : EIS
43. Ht. : ELEV
45. In reverse : ASTERN
46. Advice of 1851 : GOWEST
49. N.F.L.'s Dickerson : ERIC
50. Race site : ASCOT
51. Foci : NODES
53. Exertion : DINT
54. Descartes "product" : IDEE
55. Sgt. maj. and others : NCOS
56. "The Delta of Venus" author : NIN
59. 1988 Meg Ryan film : DOA
60. Directly : DUE

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