New York Times, Saturday, May 8, 1999

Author: Richard Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FJKQXZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Is repulsive : LEAVESABADTASTE
16. Indisposed : UNDERTHEWEATHER
17. Every which way : INALLDIRECTIONS
18. One-horse carriage : GIG
19. Laborer : ESNE
20. Certain speaker's spot : AMP
21. Therapist's response : ISEE
23. Indian poet who won the 1913 Nobel Prize for Literature : TAGORE
26. Item in a photog's file : NEG
29. C.E.O.'s, e.g. : VIPS
30. Giant of old : OTT
33. Like manna : HEAVENSENT
37. "The Witch of the Low Tide" mystery novelist : CARR
38. So far : UPTONOW
39. Slip-on : NIGHTIE
41. ___ Martin (cognac) : REMY
42. She shot Larry Hagman on TV : MARYCROSBY
44. 1984 film "___ Compères" : LES
45. Greek township : DEME
46. Respectful title : SRI
47. Creative work : DESIGN
49. It begins "In the days when the judges ruled..." : RUTH
53. Dance step : CHA
54. Overwhelm : ROUT
57. Kind of deer : ROE
58. Hoosier novelist with a 1925 best seller : THEODOREDREISER
63. Time passed in New York? : EASTERNSTANDARD
64. Vets : RETIREDSOLDIERS
1. Author Pirandello : LUIGI
2. 1940's-50's Phillies star Del ___ : ENNIS
3. Saw : ADAGE
4. Speed: Abbr. : VEL
5. First name in mystery writing : ERLE
6. Criteria: Abbr. : STDS
7. Drop ___ : AHINT
8. Desolate by loss : BEREAVE
9. Leave frozen, maybe : AWE
10. Mo. with World Peace Meditation Day : DEC
11. Some Russians : TATARS
12. John Grisham's "___ to Kill" : ATIME
13. Business : SHOP
14. Hang ___ : TEN
15. Hems and haws : ERS
22. Representative : ENVOY
24. Reeking of alcohol, perhaps : GINNY
25. High-tech subject : OPTICS
27. Poetic contraction : EEN
28. Garden decorations : GNOMES
30. They may be wild : OATS
31. Oakland paper, with "The" : TRIB
32. It's no honor : TREY
33. Catapult : HURL
34. One-on-one sport : EPEE
35. 20 producers? : ATMS
36. Recipient of many questions : SWAMI
37. Kind of practice : CHOIR
40. Translated, it means "stay away" : GRR
43. Slip : REGRESS
45. Less stimulating : DEADER
47. Hindu loincloth : DHOTI
48. With a ___ (recognizing) : NODTO
50. Constellation figures : URSAE
51. Start of a saying on forgiveness : TOERR
52. Gathers : HERDS
53. Cole Porter's "Ça ___ L'Amour" : CEST
55. Europe's third-longest river : URAL
56. Incline : TEND
58. Prescription notation : TER
59. Own, to Burns : HAE
60. Riches from ditches : ORE
61. Not sq. : RND
62. First name in despotism : IDI

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