New York Times, Tuesday, May 2, 1995

Author: Susan Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Susan Harrington Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Mangle : MAUL
5. Palindromic exclamation : HAH
8. The Mad _____ : HATTER
14. Magic phrase starter : ABRA
15. Septuagenarian's kitty, for short : IRA
16. Shoe part : INSOLE
17. Leave in a hurry : HIGHTAIL
19. Twisted : GNARLY
20. Say again : ITERATE
21. Actress North and others : SHEREES
22. Throbs : PULSATES
24. Where pins are made : MAT
27. Guarantee : ASSURE
28. Triple-A handout : MAP
31. Sharp as _____ : ATACK
33. 1st Earl of Beaconsfield : DISRAELI
36. Navajo "hello" : YATEEH
38. Nonstick coating : TEFLON
39. Popular citrus drink : ORANGINA
42. Forepart : FRONT
43. "Dear _____" : SIR
44. Greedy eater : GORGER
47. Vietnam's _____ Dinh Diem : NGO
48. Cruel : INHUMANE
50. Pampers : COSSETS
53. Error : MISSTEP
58. Kind of punch : ONETWO
59. Slightly later than optimal : HIGHTIME
60. Fold of skin under the throat : DEWLAP
61. Ruby, e.g. : GEM
62. Military subdivision : UNIT
63. Liabilities' opposites : ASSETS
64. _____-la-la : TRA
65. Computer info quantity : BYTE
1. Half of a Hawaiian fish : MAHI
2. "Isn't that ____ much?" : ABIT
3. Spur : URGE
4. Cowardly Lion actor : LAHR
5. Gap : HIATUS
6. Mountain gazelles : ARIELS
7. Shakespearean prince : HAL
8. Type of gas : HIGHTEST
9. A year in Provence : ANNEE
10. Ivan and Nicholas : TSARS
11. Ripped or zipped : TORE
12. International fashion magazine : ELLE
13. Actor Fernando et al. : REYS
18. Start the beer bust : TAPAKEG
21. Indian dress : SARI
23. South, in Soissons : SUD
24. Minnesota clinic founders : MAYOS
25. Computer-game maker : ATARI
26. Mongol tribesman : TATAR
28. Breakfast fruit : MELON
29. Onward : ALONG
30. Spotted horse : PINTO
32. 100 yrs. : CEN
34. Invigorate : REFRESH
35. It's south of Eur. : AFR
37. Sneakers type : HIGHTOPS
40. Entre _____ : NOUS
41. Provide with weapons : ARM
45. More like overripe meat : GAMIER
46. Puzzle : ENIGMA
48. Carpet fiber : ISTLE
49. _____ the job (inexperienced) : NEWAT
50. Closing musical passage : CODA
51. Snake eyes : ONES
52. Stitches : SEWS
54. Ticket part : STUB
55. Like Albee's Alice : TINY
56. Send forth : EMIT
57. Much is done for his sake : PETE
59. Elev. : HGT

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