New York Times, Friday, May 24, 1996

Author: M. Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJWXZ} Spans: 4, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Dennis the Menace" girl : MARGARET
9. Word on a door : PUSH
13. Taskmaster : OVERSEER
14. Bring about : INDUCE
17. Goodbye abroad : SAYONARA
18. Photographer's chemical : QUINOL
19. Former Mideast inits. : UAR
20. Sidekick : CHUM
22. Italian number : TRE
23. Econ. figure : GNP
24. Nail site : TOE
25. Goddess whose name means "chosen one" : HERA
26. Kind of pack : MUD
27. Decrease? : IRON
29. "Gigi" star : CARON
30. Adapt, in a way : DOASTHEROMANSDO
33. Pulsar studier : RADIOASTRONOMER
34. Every which way : INALLDIRECTIONS
35. ___d'Aosta (region of Italy) : VALLE
36. Stygian : DARK
37. Up-to-the-minute : HOT
38. Kindergarten learning : ABCS
39. ___juris (legal term) : SUI
40. Pink lady ingredient : GIN
41. Jungle climber : BOA
42. 24-Across's opposite : HEEL
43. Seasoning for pommes frites : SEL
44. Took a stab at? : LUNGED
46. List ender : ETCETERA
51. Another list ender : ETALIA
52. Put two and two together : REASONED
53. Bereft : LORN
54. Play to the balcony : SERENADE
1. Calendar divs. : MOS
2. Actress Gardner : AVA
3. Alfonso, e.g. : REY
4. Foundation timbers : GROUNDSILLS
5. Child's play : ASNAP
6. Bring up : REAR
7. Alway : EER
8. Semis : TRACTORTRAILERS
9. Excite : PIQUE
10. U.S. coin word : UNUM
11. Much-debated defense prog. : SDI
12. Late September or early October event : HUNTERSMOON
15. Caustic : CORRODENT
16. Actress Parker and others : ELEANORS
21. Respectful one : HONORER
23. "___Diary" (1943 movie) : GUADALCANAL
25. Onetime P.O.W. site, slangily : HANOIHILTON
26. Lament : MOANABOUT
27. "If___a nickel..." : IHAD
28. Dregs : RESIDUE
29. Oblique line : CANT
30. Working, as a car : DRIVABLE
31. Lacquered metalware : TOLE
32. Pseudo : MOCK
39. City on the Meuse : SEDAN
40. Ninnies : GEESE
42. One may be apparent : HEIR
43. Deface : SCAR
45. Day-___ : GLO
47. Mark aimed at in curling : TEE
48. Alfonso's queen : ENA
49. Rosy : RED
50. Drink suffix : ADE

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