New York Times, Friday, August 11, 1995

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BFQZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. It turns into a different story : SPIRALSTAIRCASE
16. Mother tongues : NATIVELANGUAGES
17. Collegiate goals : ACADEMICDEGREES
18. Enter as a group, with "in" : PILE
19. Commercial quotation : COST
20. Actress Swenson : INGA
21. Bi-halved : UNI
22. Shades : HUES
24. Deucy preceder : ACEY
25. Takes without authorization : POCKETS
27. Ballet step : PAS
30. Capone's nemesis : IRS
31. "N ___?" (Agatha Christie novel) : ORM
32. Forces open : JIMMIES
34. Humankind : HOMOSAPIENS
36. Acquires in large amounts : RAKESIN
37. Court V.I.P.'s , for short : DAS
38. X rating? : TEN
39. Elisabeth, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
40. Real people : MORTALS
44. Dosimeters measure them : RADS
46. "The Gypsy" painter : HALS
47. Heater : GAT
48. ___ many words : INSO
49. One who gives special service? : ACER
51. San ___, Calif. : JOSE
52. Uppity : ONONESHIGHHORSE
56. Lifeless : DEADASADOORNAIL
57. Forensic psychiatrists, at times : EXPERTWITNESSES
1. Grab : SNAPUP
2. "Author! Author!" actor : PACINO
3. Inclined, in a way : ITALIC
4. Carpool : RIDE
5. Hail from the past : AVE
6. Apollo part : LEM
7. Driving hazards? : SLICES
8. South-of-the-border orders : TACOS
9. Everyday connections : ANDS
10. "___ Ideas" (1950 hit) : IGET
11. Throw : RUG
12. Ancient district in Asia Minor : CARIA
13. Bureaus : AGENCIES
14. Folk singer and family : SEEGERS
15. Lamb products : ESSAYS
22. Son of Maia : HERMES
23. Nth : UTMOST
26. Nut : KOOK
27. Doozie : PIP
28. Photo developing powder : AMIDOL
29. Vilifies : SMEARS
32. Tenor Peerce : JAN
33. Research facility: Abbr. : INST
34. It's seen in bars : HANDSOAP
35. German pronoun : SIE
36. Take back lost territory : REANNEX
38. Certain tube : TRIODE
40. English author Asquith : MARGOT
41. Ancient squares : AGORAS
42. Film "star" since 1943 : LASSIE
43. Girds : STEELS
45. Balloon probe : SONDE
46. Swiss miss : HEIDI
49. Like some eds. : ASST
50. Tobacco wad : CHAW
51. Rock's Bon Jovi and others : JONS
53. Canal site : EAR
54. Title of respect: Abbr. : HON
55. Initials on maps of old Eur. : HRE

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