New York Times, Saturday, May 31, 1997

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 62, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One may be red, white or silver : FIR
4. Bar placed across a guitar fingerboard : CAPO
8. Buttonhole : ACCOST
14. Osaka-to-Tokyo dir. : ENE
15. Neisse River's outlet : ODER
16. Mambo's cousin : CHACHA
17. Light, one-seated carriage : STANHOPE
19. Night-blooming cactus : CEREUS
20. Coal tar derivatives : TOLUENES
21. One may be terrible : ENFANT
22. Approve, in a way : INITIAL
23. Oscar winner Wiest : DIANNE
24. Robe rooms : VESTRIES
26. More mysterious : EERIER
27. Host : ARMY
28. Rips through pages? : SPEEDREADS
30. Melted glace : EAU
31. Beastly blower : BIGBADWOLF
38. Opera "The Tale of ___ Saltan" : TSAR
42. Antarctica's ___ Coast : ADELIE
43. "Tsk!" : FORSHAME
45. Cruise destination : RESORT
46. Statue brought to life, in myth : GALATEA
47. Kind of plan : BATTLE
48. Studying secondarily : MINORING
49. Musicians' treasures : AMATIS
50. Almost any Three Stooges movie : ESCAPADE
51. Heed John the Baptist's advice : REPENT
52. "The Girl With the Hatbox" star : STEN
53. "Taps" time : TEN
54. Electroplating terminals : ANODES
55. Kettle sound : SSSS
56. It starts in April in D.C. : EDT
1. A Ford : FESTIVA
2. One who does voice-overs : INTONER
3. Style of the Ashcan School : REALISM
4. Beneficiary's brother, perhaps : COHEIR
5. Keats, to Shelley : ADONAIS
6. Cartoon character who debuted in 1944 : PEPELEPEW
7. They're found in the ground : ORES
8. Assumed, with "to" : ACCEDED
9. Guillotined French poet Andre de ___ : CHENIER
10. Dough to go? : CARFARE
11. About 3.5 million square miles : OCEANIA
12. Didn't go near : SHUNNED
13. Some test participants : TASTERS
18. Cracked : NUTTY
25. Words before "Love" on screen and in song : SEAOF
29. Lauders : EULOGISTS
31. Nancy's successor : BARBARA
32. Creative types : IDEAMEN
33. Heavy-handed group : GESTAPO
34. Obscured, with "out" : BLOTTED
35. Travel agent's suggestion : AIRLINE
36. Can't take : DETESTS
37. 1973 Pulitzer winner FitzGerald : FRANCES
38. "Amadeus" choreographer : THARP
39. Gorge : SATIATE
40. Fixed up : AMENDED
41. Chromatography spray : REAGENT
44. Popular liniment brand : SLOANS
48. Mare's-nest : MESS

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