New York Times, Saturday, May 16, 1998

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Practiced : VERSED
7. Meets head-on : BRAVES
13. Some public exhibits : AQUARIA
15. Sustenance : ALIMENT
16. Accountant : NUMBERSCRUNCHER
18. Family man? : CAPO
19. Good source of exercise : STAIRS
20. Sinatra's "___ Fool to Want You" : IMA
21. Prince Valiant's wife : ALETA
23. Tickle : ELATE
24. Year in Trajan's reign : CII
25. Bear, e.g.: Abbr. : MTN
26. Columnist Rowan : CARL
28. Like some apartments : RELET
30. Detachable container : POD
31. 1975 hurricane : ELOISE
34. "Nothing ___" (bargainer's demand) : LESS
35. Matter for Poirot : BRAINCELL
37. Blame receiver? : MAME
40. Whodunit awards : EDGARS
41. Quick addenda : PSS
44. France's ___ Ré : ILEDE
46. Thrombus : CLOT
47. Gloating cry : OHO
48. Morse tap : DIT
49. Crib : STEAL
52. R. J. Reynolds brand : SALEM
54. Scale notes : RES
55. Amphitheater spot : TOPROW
57. Dollar, in slang : CLAM
58. Shot in the dark : INFRAREDPICTURE
61. "The Minstrel" poet : BEATTIE
62. More obstinate : STOUTER
63. Rationality : SENSES
64. Clerical sorts : TYPERS
1. Baked beans maker : VANCAMP
2. Ready for : EQUALTO
3. Cut of beef : RUMPEND
4. Clunky shoe : SABOT
5. Poetic preposition : ERE
6. Board members: Abbr. : DIRS
7. Divulge without thinking : BLURT
8. Car wash device : RINSER
9. Cable choice : AMC
10. Way to go : VEHICLE
11. "A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his ___": Wilde : ENEMIES
12. Difficulties : STRAITS
14. Part of a belt : ASTEROID
15. "Song of the Golden Calf," e.g. : ARIA
17. Old-fashioned introduction : CALLINGCARD
22. Cannonball maker, say : ACER
27. Wings: Lat. : ALAE
29. Particular turn : ELL
32. Shore dinner : SCALLOPS
33. Architect Saarinen : EERO
35. Subsoil : BED
36. W.W. II ships: Abbr. : LSTS
37. Leaf parts : MIDRIBS
38. Property overseer : ALIENEE
39. Rooter at Shea : METSFAN
41. Foul : POLLUTE
42. "Escape" co-star, 1940 : SHEARER
43. Elke and others : SOMMERS
45. Kennedy home, e.g. : ESTATE
50. Spelling and others : TORIS
51. Three-sided sword : EPEE
53. Misbehave : ACTUP
56. 1984-88 skating gold medalist : WITT
59. N.F.L. linemen: Abbr. : RTS
60. Not forthright : COY

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