New York Times, Saturday, June 27, 1998

Author: Alan Jay Weiss
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Jay Weiss
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Weiss. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One of Frank's 27-Down : AVA
4. Movie-rating org. : MPAA
8. Lots of lager : CASES
13. Big pitch : BILLBOARD
16. Duck : EVADE
17. Source of cabinetry wood : ALDERTREE
18. House by a church : MANSE
19. Harbor openings : SEAGATES
20. Gather one's strength : RESTUP
21. Loads : ATON
22. With 32-Down, a drugstore purchase : DENTAL
23. Hardware purchase : BOLTS
25. Bargain : PACT
26. Welsh rabbit ingredient : ALE
28. One way to be knocked : SILLY
29. Worker's incentive : BONUS
30. Overrule : NIX
31. Bedfellow : ALLY
32. Winged : FLEET
33. Collapse : GIVE
34. Husband of Fatima : ALI
35. Brandy base : PLUMS
36. ___ a fiddle : FITAS
37. Kind of flour : RYE
38. They may be exchanged in chambers : IONS
39. Superhero of pulp fiction : CONAN
40. Not AWOL : ONPOST
42. Actress Helgenberger : MARG
43. Boos : SCORNS
44. Buckthorn varieties : CASCARAS
48. Room with a view : AERIE
49. Metalworker? : ALCHEMIST
50. Feline, in Frankfurt : KATZE
51. Recklessly bold : DAREDEVIL
52. "A Flea ___ Ear" (Georges Feydeau play) : INHER
53. Interference : SNOW
54. W.W. II arena : ETO
1. French protest phrase : ABAS
2. Hardly honorable : VILE
3. "Sweet Liberty" star : ALDA
4. "Virtute et Armis" and others : MOTTOS
5. Figure above a 9 or 0, for short : PAREN
6. Vultures were sacred to him : ARES
7. The Aesop of Indiana : ADE
8. Binds : CEMENTS
9. "Belay there!" : AVAST
10. Arcadia racing venue : SANTAANITA
11. "Toast of the Town" host : EDSULLIVAN
12. Percolate : SEEP
14. According to Hoyle : LEGALLY
15. Impudent : BRATTY
20. Director's prerogative : RECUT
22. About five million Europeans : DANES
23. "Suddenly" singer, 1985 : BILLYOCEAN
24. Reagan Administration figure : OLLIENORTH
25. Romantic recitals : POEMS
27. Onetime item : EXES
28. River from the Vosges Mountains : SAAR
29. Like a foil : BLUNT
32. See 22-Across : FLOSS
33. D. L. Coburn Pulitzer play, with "The" : GINGAME
35. Avant-gardist : PIONEER
36. Unnatural : FORCED
39. Kind of nut : CASHEW
41. It may be grand : PRIZE
42. Computer aid : MACRO
43. "Reginald" author : SAKI
44. MacGregor, to Rob Roy : CLAN
45. Bank of Paris : RIVE
46. ___ were : ASIT
47. City on the Vire : STLO
49. Print ___ : ADS

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