New York Times, Friday, May 1, 1998

Author: John Wolting
Editor: Will Shortz
John Wolting
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FKQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Wolting. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Good Will Hunting" setting : MIT
4. Hire : ENGAGE
10. Sitting duck : SAP
13. Volcano apex : CONE
14. Blackpool's area in England : LANCASHIRE
16. Auctioneer's word : ONCE
17. They're often seen above 7's : AMPERSANDS
18. Man or mandrill : PRIMATE
20. Bar : INGOT
21. Scrape treatment : IODINE
22. Suds source : PUB
25. Copter's forerunner : GIRO
26. It may be blessed : EVENT
27. Spare parts? : NINEPINS
29. There's no end to it : RING
30. Oater offense : RUSTLING
31. Parked it : SAT
32. Italian artist ___ da Fabriano : GENTILE
33. Atlantic City casino, with "The" : TAJ
36. Three-digit number : AREACODE
38. Expo presentation : DEMO
39. In a languid way : SLEEPILY
40. Whitman's dooryard bloomer : LILAC
41. Mahayana master : LAMA
42. ..._ _ _... : SOS
43. Málaga money : PESETA
44. Quick reversal : UTURN
46. Attacks viciously : SAVAGES
47. They look in the Mir : COSMONAUTS
51. Old Spice alternative : BRUT
52. House of Lords member : ARISTOCRAT
53. Her theme was a hit : LARA
54. Set a setter (on) : SIC
55. Complete : ENTIRE
56. Mime duo? : EMS
1. Liberia's capital : MONROVIA
2. Strings, perhaps, in a romance film : INCIDENTALMUSIC
3. Filled to the gills : TEEMING
4. Opposite of deject : ELATE
5. Label : NAME
6. Econ. indicator : GNP
7. Unbeatable service : ACE
8. Long-snouted fish : GAR
9. They, in Italy : ESSI
10. Novelty message : SINGINGTELEGRAM
11. Passions : ARDORS
12. Marinara alternative : PESTO
13. Office equipment : COPIERS
15. "___ Tough" (1989 #1 hit) : HANGIN
19. Queen of the hill : ANT
22. They may be automatic : PISTOLS
23. Disordered : UNTIDY
24. Hardly a wallflower : BELLE
27. Pope's envoy : NUNCIO
28. Trivial Pursuit piece : PIE
30. Swings a sickle : REAPS
32. "Hmm, I don't know!" : GEE
34. Many Olympic athletes, today : AMATEURS
35. Antigone's mother : JOCASTA
37. Supplies with new 22-Down : REARMS
38. Put out of commission : DISABLE
39. Zen enlightenment : SATORI
40. 100 stotinki : LEV
41. "American Graffiti" director : LUCAS
43. Cut's partner : PASTE
45. T or C follower : NOTE
46. Canopus or Aldebaran : STAR
48. Stop start : NON
49. Take steps : ACT
50. William Tell's home : URI

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