New York Times, Saturday, June 29, 1996

Author: F. Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 58, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVZ} Minimum word length: 4 Average word length: 6.45 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. European farm unit : HECTARE
8. Land whose name means "west island" : ERIN
12. Gallery fare : EXHIBITS
14. Gland: Prefix : ADENO
15. Common insecticide : ACEPHATE
16. Mideastern fiddles : REBABS
18. Control : DISPOSAL
19. Lined up : INAROW
20. Ethyl acetate, for one : ESTER
21. Jet-setter's way of life : FASTLANE
23. Parkway pulloffs : RESTSTOPS
26. "Seascape" playwright : ALBEE
27. B-vitamin compounds : INOSITOLS
29. Plumlike fruit : CHINESEDATE
32. What kitsch shows : POORTASTE
33. Sonoma County firm : GALLO
34. Transplants : RESETTLES
40. Pen names adopted from others' real names : ALLONYMS
42. Oven-dry : ROAST
43. Tactless : GAUCHE
44. Sea quality : SALINITY
47. Like some South American cultures : ANDEAN
48. Like a Nin novel : EROTICAL
49. Amount after the decimal point : CENTS
50. Go off : DETONATE
51. Early American patriot and journalist Benjamin : EDES
52. Jukebox supply : SINGLES
1. Quite a stumble : HEADER
2. Cut out : EXCISE
3. Safekeeping sites : CHESTS
4. Shoulder cape with hanging ends : TIPPET
5. Can't stomach : ABHORS
6. Inlets : RIAS
7. Feminine name suffix : ETTA
8. Sloth's order : EDENTATA
9. Take another vote : REBALLOT
10. Like rocky soil : INARABLE
11. Lack of objections, in a phrase : NOBONES
13. Cool : SELFPOSSESSED
14. Onassis and others : ARIS
17. ___'pea : SWEE
22. Capital : ASSETS
24. TV knob : TINT
25. Slot machine feature : ONEARM
28. Nice notion : IDEE
29. Caballed : COLLUDED
30. Recent epoch : HOLOCENE
31. rust-colored minerals deposits : IRONHATS
32. "The four Deuces" star : PALANCE
33. Completely infatuated : GAGA
35. Merman of myth : TRITON
36. Gym activity, with "up" : TONING
37. Secular : LAICAL
38. Subject of passing concern? : ESTATE
39. Barbers : STYLES
41. Desires : YENS
45. Son of Hera : ARES
46. French novelist Pierre : LOTI

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