New York Times, Friday, May 21, 1999

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BFX} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. ___ stick (incense) : JOSS
5. Expert in a field : PASTMASTER
15. Catch phrase? : UHOH
16. Hawaii : ALOHASTATE
17. Kind of land : LALA
18. Second-hand items? : TIMEPIECES
19. Amara’s nation : IRAQ
20. Course aids : TEES
21. “It’s ___ Unusual Day” (1948 hit song) : AMOST
22. Thole filler : OAR
23. Bedlam : DIN
24. Sun shades : TANS
26. Telepathy and such : PSI
28. Pea jacket? : POD
29. When tank warfare began: Abbr. : WWI
32. Try to see things the other way : STANDONONESHEAD
38. Lap dog, maybe : MINIATUREPOODLE
39. African trumpeters : ELEPHANTSTRUNKS
40. Foal : horse :: grig : ___ : EEL
41. Ward healers: Abbr. : RNS
42. It comes before long : ERE
43. Feverish fit : AGUE
45. Scenic vantage point : TOR
47. U.S. defense weapon : SAM
50. ___-manger (food storage room) : GARDE
53. Kind of avis : RARA
55. Wood worker : ADZE
56. Demon : EVILSPIRIT
58. Glorify : LAUD
59. Watering hole? : NINETEENTH
60. Place for a London flat : TYRE
61. They deserve what’s coming to them : ADDRESSEES
62. Between 28-Down : ASEA
1. Half a wine-making family : JULIO
2. Butler’s lady : OHARA
3. Environmentally-friendly energy source : SOLARPANEL
4. Court nickname : SHAQ
5. Page of music : PATTI
6. Out of this world : ALIEN
7. Approximately : SOME
8. Perennially popular tour band : THESTONES
9. Traveler’s check? : MAP
10. ___-American : ASIAN
11. Flower holders : STEMS
12. Meat-filled treat : TACO
13. Part of the French “to be” : ETES
14. Others : REST
23. Lah followers : DIDAH
25. Versed : ADEPT
27. Barbershop sound : SNIP
28. New York and Los Angeles, e.g. : PORTS
29. When “Dynasty” aired : WEDNESDAYS
30. Street light : WALK
31. Big date : IDES
32. Barrie baddie : SMEE
33. Fireplace decoration : TILE
34. Hokkaido city : OTARU
35. Novices’ places : NUNNERIES
36. Having more smarts? : SORER
37. “___ of the Wolf” (Bergman film) : HOUR
43. Social reformer Felix : ADLER
44. Old-style literary romance : GESTE
45. Humdrum : TRITE
46. Scouts take them : OATHS
48. Common color in heraldry : AZURE
49. Cherubini opera : MEDEA
50. Rowlands of “Gloria” : GENA
51. Fired up : AVID
52. Coat : RIND
54. “Comus” composer : ARNE
55. Western ski resort : ALTA
57. Anatomical foot : PES

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