New York Times, Friday, October 22, 1999

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QXYZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Giving-up point : ENDOFONESTETHER
16. Provides means of escape : LEAVESALOOPHOLE
17. People at a special showing : INVITEDAUDIENCE
18. Saint-Germain's river : SEINE
19. Spring mo. : APR
20. Turn : SPOIL
21. PC site : DESK
23. Like Chianti : SEC
25. Certain no. : ORD
26. Grate expectations? : ASH
28. Blanket : OVERALL
31. Buddy : CHUM
33. X-ray spec : RAD
34. Kind of pen : POISON
38. Fast time : RAMADAN
40. A person may be taken in by taking it : PLACEBO
41. Old trail destination : OREGON
42. Trial and tribulation : WOE
43. Boy armed with bows and arrows : EROS
44. 43-Across and others : DEITIES
46. Fork in the road : VEE
47. Govt. money dispenser since 1946 : SSA
49. 41-Across borderer: Abbr. : CAL
50. It's a wrap : SARI
53. Hot stuff : CHILI
55. Initials in 19th-century lit. : RLS
57. Folk music accompaniment : BANJO
60. Thin ice, e.g. : POTENTIALDANGER
63. Boer War participant : ORANGEFREESTATE
64. Delivery persons' info : STREETADDRESSES
1. Site of the ancient Olympic games : ELIS
2. Bird named for its call : NENE
3. "Political Discourses" author : DAVIDHUME
4. Sheepish : OVINE
5. Rolls out the red carpet for : FETES
6. Suffix with verb : OSE
7. Big zero : NADA
8. Rolled by : ELAPSED
9. Less enthused : SOURER
10. Strauss's "___ und Verklärung" : TOD
11. Certain Protestant: Abbr. : EPIS
12. Sting operation? : THEPOLICE
13. Roll out the red carpet for : HONOR
14. 1961 Charlton Heston role : ELCID
15. Casting requirement? : REEL
22. Of a sacred text : KORANIC
24. Unprotected from the sun : CAPLESS
26. Common prefix with phobia : ACRO
27. ___-Pei (dog) : SHAR
29. Moving sight : VAN
30. Mauna ___ : LOA
32. Cambridge University college : MAGDALENE
35. Acting for : SERVINGAS
36. Concerto instrument : OBOE
37. Scents organ : NOSE
39. Female antelope : DOE
40. "MS. Found in a Bottle" writer : POE
42. Heavyweight champ before Dempsey : WILLARD
45. Point ___ (southernmost point in continental Europe) : TARIFA
47. Brusque : SHORT
48. Long-necked instrument : SITAR
51. Take down a peg : ABASE
52. Philippics : RANTS
53. Nav. ratings : CPOS
54. "Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff" novelist : INGE
56. Inuit's item : SLED
58. Leap at the ballet : JETE
59. Metal containers : ORES
61. Asian occasion : TET
62. Austrian article : DER

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