New York Times, Friday, August 22, 1997

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 56, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVWXYZ} Spans: 2 Average word length: 6.68 This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
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1. Telepathy and clairvoyance, e.g. : PSIS
5. Diamond M.V.P., 1960-61 : MARIS
10. "Star Trek" regular Walter : KOENIG
12. Issuing, as from a source : EMANANT
14. Courtroom alibi, perhaps : AMNESIA
16. "A Christmas Story" co-star Dillon : MELINDA
17. Sternly disciplined : SPARTAN
18. Flustered : INASTIR
19. It's done in cages : BATTINGPRACTICE
21. Priest, at times : ANOINTER
22. Some French wines, informally : RHONES
23. Mythological trio : HORAE
24. Spaces between lines, in printing : LEADINGS
26. C.I.O.'s partner : AFL
27. Spanish missionary Bartolome de ___ : LASCASAS
32. "___ luego!" : HASTA
37. Hershey bar : KITKAT
38. Bank figures : BALANCES
40. They help move calves : ACHILLESTENDONS
42. Massachusetts city, birthplace of N. C. Wyeth : NEEDHAM
43. Back up: Var. : INDORSE
44. Superlatively sarcastic : SNIDEST
45. Beautifier : ADORNER
46. Classifies : ASSORTS
47. Least vacillating : SUREST
48. Not vacillating about : SETON
49. Barbed : TART
1. ___ Beach, Fla. : POMPANO
2. Potential White House hopeful : SENATOR
3. It'll keep you going : INERTIA
4. Rome's ___ Choir : SISTINE
5. Old Testament ender : MALACHI
6. "Friends" co-star : ANISTON
7. Being bombastic : RANTING
8. Book lists : INDICES
9. More than peeks : STARES
10. Algiers's old quarter : KASBAH
11. Megacorporation : GIANT
12. Osman, for one : EMIR
13. Texas county or its seat : MENARD
15. 1996-97 best seller "___ Ashes" : ANGELAS
20. Economical homes : PREFABS
25. Ancient land in eastern France : ALSATIA
27. It may be poetic : LICENSE
28. Deity discreditor : ATHEIST
29. Split : SKIDDOO
30. Actor Louis who starred in "Julius Caesar," 1953 : CALHERN
31. After a lengthy delay : ATLAST
32. A sponge may get this : HANDOUT
33. About 180 square miles of Europe : ANDORRA
34. Pooh-pooher : SCORNER
35. Most wound up : TENSEST
36. Predicate : ASSERT
37. Part of the Louisiana Purchase : KANSAS
39. Imparts : LENDS
41. "Chicago Hope" extras, familiarly : EMTS

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