New York Times, Saturday, May 22, 1999

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 233 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Kind of improvement : VAST
5. Masterstroke : FEAT
9. See 17-Across : SPEED
14. It has a big mouth : EWER
15. Guisado cooker : OLLA
16. “The Rural Muse” poet : CLARE
17. Event for which 9-Across is needed : RACE
18. Ask too much of : OVERCHARGE
20. Chestnuts : BROMIDES
22. ___-de-boeuf (oval windows) : OEILS
23. They’re not single in Seville : SENORAS
24. Offended : HURT
25. Stowe novel : DRED
26. Composition for three : TERZETTO
30. Game cries : RAHS
32. One way to sell : DOORTODOOR
34. Slangy intensifier : OLA
35. Places for large nails : BIGTOES
36. Long, on Lanai : LOA
37. Tones up : CONDITIONS
39. Compaq competitor : DELL
40. Hospital administration : SEDATIVE
41. Prison part : YARD
43. Julia’s portrayer on “Party of Five” : NEVE
44. Miser : SCROOGE
47. Roberts of ABC : COKIE
49. They clean locks : SHAMPOOS
50. Hose and pumps : WOMENSWEAR
52. Cries of surprise : OHOS
53. “Give it ___!” : AREST
54. Dispose of : VEND
55. Worldwide chess org. : FIDE
56. Baghdad Pact predecessor: Abbr. : CENTO
57. Refuges : ARKS
58. Vaudevillian family of note : FOYS
1. Shake, rattle and roll : VERBS
2. Apprised : AWARE
3. Tick producer : SECONDHAND
4. Earth movers? : TREMORS
5. Nutrition center no-nos : FOODADDITIVES
6. Little people : ELVES
7. Inn inventory : ALES
8. Road crew supply : TAR
9. Chopin wrote four : SCHERZOS
10. Like cornrows : PLAITED
11. Count, now : EARL
12. ___ per second (luminosity unit) : ERGS
13. Balmoral Castle’s river : DEE
19. Sources of some discounts : COURTESYCARDS
21. Source of heat : IRE
24. Great white ___ : HERON
26. Head-___ (thorough) : TOTOE
27. Great Lakes port of entry : TOLEDOOHIO
28. Plane, e.g. : TOOL
29. Kind of surgeon : ORAL
30. “Arabian Nights” creatures : ROCS
31. Shower gel ingredient : ALOE
33. Pointed arch : OGIVE
35. Start eating : BITEINTO
38. Most damp : DANKEST
39. Nod : DROPOFF
42. Doll snap-on : ARM
44. Butcher’s offering : SHANK
45. Treat : GOODY
46. Parts of some driving tests : ESSES
47. Place for seeds : CORE
48. Preindication : OMEN
49. Merlin, e.g. : SEER
50. W.W. II server : WAC
51. “Take Me Home, Country Roads” subj. : WVA

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