New York Times, Friday, October 3, 1997

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {Q} Spans: 4, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. It works like a charm : TALISMAN
9. Undertone : MURMUR
15. Former Big Apple mayor : ABEBEAME
16. Drill bit? : ATEASE
17. Saskatchewan city : MOOSEJAW
18. Item of biblical attire : SANDAL
19. Touchdown point?: Abbr. : ETA
20. Porgy and bass : FISH
22. Foreign V.I.P. : AGA
23. Recreation center staple : PIANO
26. Loudness unit : SONE
27. Ariz. neighbor : NMEX
28. Music sheet abbr. : ARR
29. Seal : SHUT
30. Comedian Howard : MOE
31. Tercel : PEREGRINEFALCON
37. An angry speaker might make it : ANIMATEDGESTURE
38. Two-time Masters champ : SEVEBALLESTEROS
39. Palindromist's preposition : ERE
40. Old Dodge : DART
41. Bank accrual: Abbr. : INT
42. More than a miss : LADY
44. Marshlands : FENS
45. Baltimore team, in sportspeak : THEOS
47. Large copier : APE
48. Hirsch of "Taxi" : JUDD
49. Actress Meyers : ARI
50. Polar wear : PARKAS
52. Christopher Marlowe drama : EDWARDII
57. Game keeper? : ARCADE
58. Western Sahara, once : RIODEORO
59. They're great on Triple Letter Scores : ZTILES
60. Drummer : SALESMAN
1. Skye cap : TAM
2. Blood letters : ABO
3. Constellation near Hydra : LEO
4. "Ghosts" writer : IBSEN
5. Mind : SEETO
6. Goya depiction : MAJA
7. Health-care lobby grp. : AMA
8. St. John's people : NEWFOUNDLANDERS
9. Billiard stroke : MASSE
10. 1945 Roy Rogers-Dale Evans western : UTAH
11. Half a cartoon duo : REN
12. 1943 Greer Garson title role : MADAMECURIE
13. Lexicographer's concert : USAGE
14. "Chill!" : RELAX
21. Calculator display : INTEGERS
23. See 24-Down : PAPAS
24. With 23-Down, "Zorba the Greek" actress : IRENE
25. "See ya!" overseas : ARRIVEDERCI
26. Out of harm's way : SHIELDED
27. "Q & A" star : NOLTE
29. Sp. title : SRTA
30. Trestletree site : MAST
32. Filer : EMERY
33. Kotter of "Welcome Back, Kotter" : GABE
34. Ending with song : FEST
35. Town NE of Bangor : ORONO
36. Coveys : NESTS
42. Two-mile-high capital : LAPAZ
43. Not counting, with "from" : APART
44. They may be blown in boxes : FUSES
45. Calling : TRADE
46. Dad's rival : HIRES
48. Nephrite : JADE
49. In trouble, in the Army : AWOL
51. ___ Kan : KAL
53. Cinco de Mayo, e.g. : DIA
54. Monk's title : DOM
55. "Ça ___" (French revolutionary song) : IRA
56. Charged bit : ION

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