New York Times, Friday, January 30, 1998

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Warplane's cargo : AIRTOAIRMISSILE
16. Predictable type : CREATUREOFHABIT
17. West pointers, at times : MAGNETICNEEDLES
18. Doom : END
19. ___ Altos, Calif. : LOS
20. Clamped securely : VISED
21. Extra effort, for short : TLC
22. Pack leader, in Cub Scouts : AKELA
24. Kind of cabinet : LIQUOR
27. Law breakers, of a kind : MIRACLES
31. Hot time in Québec : AOUT
32. Not on ___ : ABET
34. Do-re-mi : KALE
35. Double standard? : TWO
36. Palindromist's principle : TENET
38. Pay cut : TAX
39. Checked items : HATS
41. "Intolerance" actress : GISH
42. Jasmine, for one : VINE
43. Derides : SNEERSAT
46. Blue-pencils : EMENDS
48. Big name in oil : GETTY
49. Opposite of bellum : PAX
50. Classical lyric poem : EPODE
52. Done, to Donne : OER
53. Popular cooking spray : PAM
56. Many a lawyer's office : PRIVATEPRACTICE
60. Loaded, so to speak : ASRICHASCROESUS
61. Capitol Hill prizes : SENATORIALSEATS
1. Ne plus ultra : ACME
2. Modern Media : IRAN
3. Officially listed: Abbr. : REGD
4. Sun shade : TAN
5. Opera set in Cyprus : OTELLO
6. Dictator : AUTOCRAT
7. Bit of eye makeup : IRIS
8. Remote button : REC
9. Day of the week: Abbr. : MON
10. In song, words before "a wiz there was" : IFEVER
11. "The Last of ___" (1973 whodunit) : SHEILA
12. Pathetically inept person : SADSACK
13. Suffix with deduct : IBLE
14. Made yarns : LIED
15. Orly connections? : ETS
21. A discouraging word : TUT
22. Convenience provider : AMENITY
23. Swallow-tailed birds : KITES
24. They often get plastered : LATHS
25. Davenport denizen : IOWAN
26. "And I ___..." : QUOTE
28. Like many inscriptions : LATIN
29. Spiral-horned animal : ELAND
30. Arouses, with "up" : SEXES
33. Sired : BEGAT
37. Classic Steinbeck story : THEPEARL
40. Guitarist Andrés : SEGOVIA
42. Trouble : VEX
44. Blue-pencil : REDACT
45. Prefix with scope : STETHO
47. Noted shoe saver : MARCOS
50. Gael's tongue : ERSE
51. Weaver's bobbin : PIRN
52. Oceanic threat : ORCA
53. Council site of 1409 : PISA
54. ___ above : ACUT
55. Dump : MESS
56. ___ seul (dance solo) : PAS
57. Place for a plug : EAR
58. 23d of a series : PSI
59. "Fore" site : TEE

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