New York Times, Friday, October 16, 1998

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKVWZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Small settlements : HAMLETS
8. One of a popular musical trio : DOMINGO
15. Pumpkin-headed : IDIOTIC
16. Keats, to Shelley : ADONAIS
17. Common fertilizer : NITRATE
18. First hit by the Police, 1979 : ROXANNE
19. Spoils : DOTESON
20. Wrongfully take : CRIB
21. Seagoing letters : USS
22. Get-up-and-go : PEP
24. Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
27. Good name for a cook? : STU
29. Of which A-Ant was pub. in Jan. 1884 : OED
32. Comment to a backstabber? : ETTU
34. Misappropriate public funds, say : FEATHERONESNEST
39. Like certain opportunities : ONCEINALIFETIME
40. They're probably not good for what ails you : PATENTMEDICINES
41. Quash : STOP
42. Canal zone? : EAR
43. Reb letters : CSA
44. At one time, at one time : ERST
46. Grade sch. class : SCI
48. Tight wrapper : BOA
51. Kirkuk's country : IRAQ
54. Men of the cloth : RECTORS
57. Less subdued : GAUDIER
60. Still in rehearsals : UNREADY
61. Outstanding debt : ARREARS
62. Yapper : SCOTTIE
63. Diamond in the rough? : SANDLOT
64. Work on a galley : TYPESET
1. Worshiper of 37-Down : HINDU
2. "Later!" : ADIOS
3. Paws : MITTS
4. Elders' teachings : LORE
5. Long E's, in Greek : ETAS
6. "Mambo Diablo" musician : TITOPUENTE
7. Play makeup : SCENE
8. Bois ___ (Osage orange) : DARC
9. Garlic, for one : ODOR
10. Get-up-and-go : MOXIE
11. One way to vote : INABSENTIA
12. Bert's fictional twin sister : NAN
13. Kind of mill : GIN
14. Verb follower? : OSE
23. Joint-stock company owners : POOLERS
25. Had a traditional dinner : ATEIN
26. "Who's there?" response : ITSME
27. Like cliffs : STEEPSIDED
28. Hairline : THIN
30. "Idylls of the King" lady : ENID
31. Shortfall : DEFICIENCY
33. Sport-___ (popular vehicles) : UTES
34. Popinjays : FOPS
35. Mother's mother, e.g. : ENATE
36. Man of parts : ACTOR
37. See 1-Down : RAMA
38. Brief moments : SECS
45. "Perry Mason" feature : TRIAL
47. Pizza feature : CRUST
48. Jetty set : BOATS
49. Do ___ : ORDIE
50. Heretofore : ASYET
52. Akron baseball player : AERO
53. Alphabet quartet : QRST
55. Field yield : CROP
56. Pied's opposite : TETE
57. A number of dental patients? : GAS
58. Neighbor of Scorpius : ARA
59. Ossuary : URN

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