New York Times, Saturday, January 25, 1997

Author: R. Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sports legend with a 20-1 record : MANOWAR
8. Tops : SUPERB
14. Hardin-Simmons University site : ABILENE
15. Ethylene, e.g. : RIPENER
16. Summer time : DOGDAYS
17. Entertainer : ARTISTE
18. Old-style driving iron : CLEEK
19. Tone poem by Liszt : TASSO
21. Singer's syllable : TRA
22. Life support? : AIR
23. Actor Neill et al. : SAMS
24. Act : DEED
25. Pressure meas. : PSI
26. Kind of infection : VIRAL
27. Worry : SWEAT
28. Is generous : SHARESTHEWEALTH
31. Eastern title : AGA
32. Cabinet Dept. : AGR
33. Avoided attention : KEPTALOWPROFILE
42. They're virtually pointless : EPEES
43. Disengages : WEANS
44. Half of a popular cuisine's name : MEX
45. Litter cries : YIPS
46. Chaps : LADS
47. Drivel : PAP
48. Outer, at the outset : ECT
49. TV pioneer John : BAIRD
51. Lowlife : SNAKE
53. Bridge operators? : DEALERS
55. Ushers : LEADSIN
57. Open : UNLATCH
58. Boxed : ENCASED
59. Tea choices : PEKOES
60. Furnace devices : STOKERS
1. Reckless ones : MADCAPS
2. End : ABOLISH
3. Neighbor of Cameroon : NIGERIA
4. From times past : OLDE
5. Implausible : WEAK
6. Even a little : ANY
7. Computer instruction : RESTART
8. Knights : SIRS
9. Ready for : UPTO
10. Kennedy Library architect : PEI
11. Strengthen : ENSTEEL
12. Meditation location : RETREAT
13. Scope : BREADTH
15. Rural fight : RASSLE
20. Oriental housemaid : AMAH
23. Binding material : SISAL
24. Tower over : DWARF
26. 1970's-80's Robert Urich series : VEGAS
27. Some lilies : SEGOS
29. Shipper's posting : RATES
30. Gives safety information : WARNS
33. Excited : KEYEDUP
34. Androgynous : EPICENE
35. Half-time event, maybe : PEPTALK
36. Smart-looking : OWLISH
37. Use : WEAR
38. Fraternity house decorations : PADDLES
39. Negotiators' problem : IMPASSE
40. Less secure : LEAKIER
41. Lays out : EXPENDS
49. Jean Renoir film "La ___ Humaine" : BETE
50. Bows : ARCS
51. White Mountains river : SACO
52. State since 1889: Abbr. : NDAK
54. Doctor in a 1964 movie : LAO
56. Suffix with respond : ENT

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