New York Times, Friday, May 10, 1996

Author: M. Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJKQZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Some : ABIT
5. Briefing site : WHITEHOUSE
15. Famous 25-Down : TITO
16. 1992 resort opening : EURODISNEY
17. Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
18. Calming words : THERETHERE
19. Even : NOLESS
21. Spy novelist Deighton : LEN
22. Ancient greetings : AVES
23. Are : EXIST
24. Hardly respectful : SASSY
26. U2 producer Brian : ENO
27. ___passim (common footnote) : SIC
28. Frequented spot : HAUNT
30. Kind of nerve : ULNAR
32. Did some editing : DELED
33. Tevye's wife in "Fiddler on the Roof" : GOLDE
34. Immune system members : TCELLS
36. Aloha State Senator : INOUYE
38. Police drama climax : CHASE
39. Lock : TRESS
40. Well-preserved leader : LENIN
41. Lurk : PROWL
42. Ex-employer of Aldrich Ames : CIA
45. Ledger abbr. : AMT
46. Pale : ASHEN
48. ___friends : AMONG
50. Angling need : REEL
52. Suffers from : HAS
53. Like many starlets : SVELTE
54. Utopian : IDEALISTIC
57. Subject, usually : NOUN
58. Noted curfew breaker : CINDERELLA
59. Alcott's Jo, for one : AUNT
60. Fat city : EASYSTREET
61. So very : TRES
1. Makes amends : ATONES
2. 1985 Neil Simon play setting : BILOXI
3. Type type : ITALIC
4. Mutes, with "down" : TONES
5. Dampens : WETS
6. "Whazzat?" : HUH
7. Whence the Kennedys : IRELAND
8. How some things are laid : TOREST
9. Perfect spots : EDENS
10. Success : HIT
11. Part of the Dept. of Labor : OSHA
12. Without balance : UNEVENLY
13. Courtyard entertainment : SERENADE
14. Dump, e.g. : EYESORE
20. South Atlantic island : STHELENA
24. Pleads : SUES
25. Nationality beginning 1929 : YUGOSLAV
29. Exclusively : ALL
31. Brock and Ferrigno : LOUS
32. First name in 50's TV : DESI
34. Often-vilified group : THEMEDIA
35. Rec centers : CANTEENS
36. Press : IRON
37. Powerful advertising word : NEW
38. Oscar-winning Jodie Foster role : CLARICE
39. Planking support : TRESTLE
41. Enterprise weapon : PHASER
42. English complexion : COLOUR
43. Like good pianos : INTUNE
44. 42-Across workers : AGENTS
47. Tee, e.g. : SHIRT
49. ___work : MENAT
51. Kenny Rogers #1 song : LADY
53. Ella Fitzgerald forte : SCAT
55. Late Secretary Aspin : LES
56. ___ de Noirmoutier, France : ILE

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