New York Times, Friday, January 8, 1999

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith and Brendan Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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776/5/19919/27/20148
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Brendan Emmett Quigley
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1658/7/199611/2/201411
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324131816432613
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1.635111

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Big name in basketball : AIRJORDAN
10. Fills up : SATES
15. Steps up : STAIRCASE
16. Pastry filler : CREME
17. 1892 Leoncavallo opera : PAGLIACCI
18. "Dead ___" (1991 thriller) : AGAIN
19. Blue bloods : ELITE
20. Some landing sites : HELIPORTS
22. "Under a Glass Bell" writer : NIN
23. It's a sin : LUST
25. "Julius Caesar" setting : SENATE
26. Thousand-plus-pager : SAGA
28. ___ kebab : SHISH
30. Fuse : WED
31. Take off : DEDUCT
33. 1940 Fonda role : JOAD
35. Mr. Muscles : HEMAN
36. Words repeated in "If ___ meet ___..." : ABODY
38. Musical Mitchell : JONI
39. PC key : DELETE
41. Kind of reaction : GUT
42. Public address system? : CSPAN
43. Sales force : REPS
47. City northwest of Syracuse : OSWEGO
50. Court records : ACTA
52. Drops on the ground : DEW
53. Didn't budge : STAYEDPUT
55. Coo or cuckoo : NOISE
57. Internet destinations : SITES
58. Shut off (from) : ALIENATED
60. Like 11-Down : INERT
61. Chat : TETEATETE
62. Inherently : PERSE
63. "Reeling in the Years" rock group : STEELYDAN
1. Trees with sawtooth-edged leaves : ASPENS
2. Umberto II was its last king : ITALIA
3. Afire : RAGING
4. Leave alone : JILT
5. Oxford University college since 1326 : ORIEL
6. New York's former ___ Building : RCA
7. They have their ears close to the ground : DACHSHUNDS
8. Monk, perhaps : ASCETIC
9. Singer Young : NEIL
10. Suffix with sea or moon : SCAPE
11. Number 18 : ARGON
12. Easily detached : TEARAWAY
13. Uttered : EMITTED
14. Had a hunch : SENSED
21. Suffix with clown or brown : ISH
24. Stamp of approval : USDA
27. Gulf port : ADEN
29. Drip source : STALACTITE
32. Brit. recording giant : EMI
33. Minim : JOT
34. Baltic Sea tributary : ODER
35. Trouble, so to speak : HOTWATER
37. Proclivity : BENT
38. Marquis de Sade novel : JUSTINE
40. Military decoration : EPAULET
41. Tabloid topic : GOSSIP
42. Like some pymts. : COD
44. Exchanged words? : EDITED
45. Cuenca coin : PESETA
46. Its flag has a yellow cross on a blue background : SWEDEN
48. Onlookers : EYERS
49. Romance : GESTE
51. Record of one year : ANNAL
54. Some congratulations : PATS
56. Like some cereal : OATY
59. A foot wide? : EEE

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