New York Times, Friday, April 24, 1998

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQWZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Secret weapon : ACEUPONESSLEEVE
16. View : PERSONALOPINION
17. Brunch order : SPANISHOMELETTE
18. Pisan pronoun : ESSA
19. Large knife : SNEE
20. Mini feature? : HEM
21. Profess : AVER
24. Double-dealing : DUPERY
27. Wicked places : BABYLONS
31. Poet portrayed by Vincent Price in "Son of Sinbad" : OMAR
32. Have it bad? : AIL
33. Leading Edinburgh newspaper, with "The" : SCOTSMAN
35. Scope : AREA
37. 1971 Fonda-Sutherland film : KLUTE
38. Second : ECHO
42. Ravage : DECIMATE
45. Drill bit? : HEP
46. 5-Down source : TARO
47. Meaningful : PREGNANT
49. Perspicacity : ACUMEN
51. Scope : ROOM
52. Didn't hold : RAN
53. Join hands? : CLAP
57. First name in lexicography : NOAH
60. Cause trouble : CREATEANUISANCE
65. "The Good-Natur'd Man" playwright : OLIVERGOLDSMITH
66. Site of Trinity University : SANANTONIOTEXAS
1. Site of a bishop's seat in early churches : APSE
2. Ending with bi- or tri- : CEPS
3. Not permanent : ERASABLE
4. Fleet runner : USNAVY
5. It's made from 46-Across : POI
6. Switch ups? : ONS
7. Slangy denials : NAHS
8. College much seen in crosswords : ELON
9. "___ nerve!" : SOME
10. Place for a needle : SPEEDOMETER
11. ___ Bad Wolf of comic books : LIL
12. Toronto-to-Ottawa dir. : ENE
13. Flexible reply to an offer : EITHER
14. Nay-sayer, perhaps : VOTER
15. Kind of aircraft : ENEMY
22. Overhead lines : ELS
23. Weekend college event : ROCKCONCERT
25. Ethan's "Gattaca" co-star : UMA
26. See-through item : PANE
27. Wether report? : BAA
28. Cause of inflation : AIR
29. ___ me tangere : NOLI
30. Perplex : STUMP
34. Alpha, e.g. : STAR
36. Role in Haydn's "The Creation" : ADAM
39. Resort near Mont Blanc : CHAMONIX
40. Small incubator : HEN
41. Get off the fence : OPT
43. Obsolete preposition : ERE
44. "I" for Claudius : EGO
46. Start to pay attention : TUNEIN
48. Generic : NONAME
49. ___ de la Frontera (town near Cádiz) : ARCOS
50. "Cheers" role : CARLA
54. Maracaibo or Titicaca, e.g. : LAGO
55. By and by : ANON
56. Hungarian sheepdog : PULI
58. Official records : ACTA
59. Sneaky laughs : HEHS
61. Modern music prize : AVA
62. Wallet bill : TEN
63. Swear words? : IDO
64. Rapid transit : SST

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