New York Times, Friday, January 14, 2000

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {KQYZ} Spans: 7, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Big 1980's-90's box office draw : STEVENSPIELBERG
16. One for the money? : AUTOMATEDTELLER
17. Baking ingredient, maybe : GRANULATEDSUGAR
18. Red army member : ANT
19. Buenos ___ : AIRES
20. Butts : RAMS
21. Like : ASIF
24. "A Yank in the ___" (1941 film) : RAF
25. Turning point: Abbr. : CTR
26. Wholes or parts : UNITS
28. Writer Tarbell and others : IDAS
30. Mark : DENOTE
32. They may go to blazes : AXES
33. Holy man's title : FRA
36. Sing along : JOININTHECHORUS
39. Rude response to the visitors : SSS
40. Vaudeville singer Bayes : NORA
41. Chamber groups : OCTETS
42. Gillette brand : ATRA
43. Little ones : BROOD
44. Shine, in ad-speak : GLO
45. Prefix with propyl : ISO
47. Prosperity : WEAL
49. Kind of surgery : ORAL
51. Swindled : STUNG
53. Short, for short : LIL
55. Rome debut of 2/15/1816, with "The" : BARBEROFSEVILLE
59. Plants : INDUSTRIALAREAS
60. Welfare checks, e.g. : STATEASSISTANCE
1. It's hard to tell : SAGA
2. ___ profit : TURNA
3. See 11-Down : ETATSUNIS
4. Mathematician John ___ Neumann : VON
5. Poultry that tastes like beef : EMU
6. Lion in "The Lion King" : NALA
7. Well fixtures : STAIRS
8. Ruined city in southwest Jordan : PETRA
9. Obsession : IDEEFIXE
10. Passenger inquiries: Abbr. : ETDS
11. With 3-Down, destination of some French emigrants : LES
12. Lets slip, with "out" : BLURTS
13. Knighted composer : ELGAR
14. Printer's amount : REAM
15. Boxers' warnings : GRRS
22. Privy to : INON
23. Dovetail : FITINTO
25. Money maker : CASHCOW
27. There's one in 55-Across : TENOR
29. Furnishing : DECOR
30. Rave V.I.P.'s : DJS
31. Selene's sister : EOS
32. Puzzler's shout : AHA
33. "It's in the Bag" star, 1945 : FREDALLEN
34. Grind : RUT
35. Merry-andrew : ASS
37. ___ Gate (one end of London Bridge) : TRAITORS
38. Nebraska City's county : OTOE
42. Very nearly : ALLBUT
43. Dwarf of a sort : BONSAI
44. Lake ___, largest lake in Italy : GARDA
46. Certain Muslims : SUFIS
48. Air freshener option : LILAC
49. Wide sashes : OBIS
50. Objurgation : RANT
51. Mlle., in Manresa : SRTA
52. Gets set : GELS
54. ___-majesté : LESE
56. Language suffix : ESE
57. Chocolatier's need : VAT
58. Pct. rate offerer : IRA

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