New York Times, Friday, April 18, 1997

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQVZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Whisk : CLEAN
6. Comforting words of empathy : ICARE
11. Sound at the door : RAP
14. Barbera's partner in cartoons : HANNA
15. Rover : NOMAD
16. Pueblo pronoun : ESO
17. Knock for ___ : ALOOP
18. February birthstones : AMETHYSTS
20. Decorates, in a way : WALLPAPERS
22. Cork's place : EIRE
23. Temple of Apollo site : DELPHI
24. "The Jungle Book" setting : INDIA
25. Loser's place? : SPA
28. Bolts over : RELOCKS
30. Pulver, e.g., in "Mister Roberts": Abbr. : ENS
31. Range rovers : HERDS
33. Terminal activity : EMAILING
35. Ne plus ultra : ACME
36. Tip : UPEND
37. Made a great point : ACED
39. Pitcher's place : CAMPSITE
41. Edit : AMEND
42. Portmanteau : BAG
43. 1976 Peck-Remick thriller : THEOMEN
45. ___-Anne-de-Beaupre, Quebec : STE
46. ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
48. Roundabout routes : ORBITS
50. Jaunt : RIDE
51. Reacting to, as a bad joke : GROANINGAT
55. Some Cadillacs : ELDORADOS
57. Kind of fairy : TOOTH
58. Highway warning : SLO
59. In ___ (untidy) : AMESS
60. Sharp ridge : ARETE
61. Great amount : TON
62. Best Picture of 1955 : MARTY
63. Copy at the office : XEROX
1. Tobacco wad : CHAW
2. Syllables meaning "I forgot the words" : LALA
3. Hydroxyl compound : ENOL
4. "You can't teach ___..." : ANOLD
5. Siesta takers : NAPPERS
6. Shipshape : INAPPLEPIEORDER
7. Boomerang : COMEHOMETOROOST
8. Foreign office? : AMERICANEMBASSY
9. "Darn!" : RATS
10. Old English letter : EDH
11. Quarters : RESIDENCES
12. Harsh : ASTRINGENT
13. Impersonate : POSEAS
19. Long : YEN
21. It may come in cases : ALE
24. Man, e.g.: Abbr. : ISL
25. ___ Na Na : SHA
26. Slight sin : PECCADILLO
27. Decisive conflict : ARMAGEDDON
29. Fun, so to speak : KID
32. Like one side of the aisle: Abbr. : DEM
34. Cartesian conclusion : IAM
36. Seat, slangily : USH
38. Presidential monogram : DDE
40. Grp. throwing an open house : PTA
41. Loathing levies : ANTITAX
42. Minimum : BAREST
44. "___ Heldenleben" (Strauss opus) : EIN
47. Sign of summer : LEO
49. Overnight sensation? : SNORE
51. Navigator Vasco da ___ : GAMA
52. Attendee : GOER
53. One-quintillionth: Prefix : ATTO
54. TV's "___-Files" : THEX
56. Farm butter : RAM

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