New York Times, Monday, November 24, 1997

Author: Alex K. Justin
Editor: Will Shortz
Alex K. Justin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FMQVZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Justin. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Catches in the act : NABS
5. Composer Franz : LEHAR
10. R.N.'s "touch" : TLC
13. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
14. Kind of daisy : OXEYE
15. Where the Mets play : SHEA
16. 1934 Shirley Temple musical : STANDUPANDCHEER
19. Volcano spew : ASH
20. Protest that gets out of hand : RIOT
21. Bizarre : OUTRE
22. Striped fish : BASS
23. Uses to achieve later success : PARLAYS
25. Infuriate : ENRAGE
28. Place to get all steamed up : SAUNA
29. Hideaway : LAIR
30. Mode : STYLE
31. President Lincoln : ABE
34. Take time out : SITBACKANDRELAX
38. Hearty mugful : ALE
39. Batter's position : PLATE
40. Battering wind : GALE
41. Mailman's beat : ROUTE
42. Plant reproductive bodies : SPORES
44. One just let out of jail : PAROLEE
47. Couples : DUOS
48. Perfect : IDEAL
49. Bushels : GOBS
50. "So that's what you meant!" : AHA
53. Goldbrick : LIEDOWNONTHEJOB
57. Not so much : LESS
58. Kareem ___-Jabbar : ABDUL
59. Back of the neck : NAPE
60. Take to court : SUE
61. Social position : CASTE
62. Mandated safety sign : EXIT
1. Mars Pathfinder launcher : NASA
2. Partner of crafts : ARTS
3. Ho-hum : BLAH
4. Prodigal ___ : SON
5. 1991 buddy film "Thelma & ___" : LOUISE
6. Montréal team : EXPOS
7. Miami team : HEAT
8. Writer Rand : AYN
9. Deeply blushing : RED
10. Eta follower : THETA
11. Skeptical : LEERY
12. Gives a hoot : CARES
15. Six-time Super Bowl coach Don : SHULA
17. Downer : DRAG
18. Safe place in the ring : CORNER
22. Fishhook's end : BARB
23. "Band of Gold" singer Freda : PAYNE
24. "___ Lang Syne" : AULD
25. "Born Free" lioness : ELSA
26. It gets hit on the head : NAIL
27. ___ of passage : RITE
28. Condition : STATE
30. Rink need : SKATE
31. Outlawed spray : ALAR
32. Cotton bundle : BALE
33. "First Wives Club" members : EXES
35. Moon-landing program : APOLLO
36. Tip-off : CLUE
37. Subjects of psychoanalysis : EGOS
41. Highways and byways : ROADS
42. Nonobvious : SUBTLE
43. Deluxe : POSH
44. Multivitamins, e.g. : PILLS
45. Goodbye : ADIEU
46. Shortstop Pee Wee : REESE
47. Glazed food item : DONUT
49. Olympus dwellers : GODS
50. Rival of Bon Ami : AJAX
51. Southwest Indian : HOPI
52. Help in a heist : ABET
54. Servicewoman, briefly : WAC
55. Hawks' and Bucks' org. : NBA
56. Opposite WSW : ENE

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