New York Times, Tuesday, December 26, 1995

Author: Jonathan Schmatzbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Jonathan Schmalzbach
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {PXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "The Cryptogram" playwright : MAMET
6. Like most workhorses : SHOD
10. "____ you know!" : ALOT
14. Calculating snake? : ADDER
15. Hockey great Gordie : HOWE
16. Shoreline recess : COVE
17. Versatile one : JACKOFALLTRADES
20. "____ my brother's keeper?" : AMI
21. Announcer's call on a pitch : WIDE
22. Slot cars, e.g. : RACERS
23. "A _____' clock scholar" : TENO
24. Comic Jacques : TATI
25. Jimmy Doolittle, for one : WORLDWARIIACE
30. Food writer Rombauer et al. : IRMAS
31. Up ____ good : TONO
32. Topper : HAT
34. Paper quantity : REAM
35. Guitar ridges : FRETS
37. ____ Marie Presley : LISA
38. Japanese honorific : SAN
39. Bellicose Olympian : ARES
40. Dumb mistake : BONER
41. Hobo : KINGOFTHEROAD
45. Geologic time divisions : EONS
46. Lie next to : ABUT
47. Parasitic grub : MAGGOT
50. Some nest eggs: Abbr. : IRAS
51. Slugger's stat : RBI
54. 1951 Oscar film for Bogart : THEAFRICANQUEEN
57. Intl. business accord : GATT
58. Perfume : ODOR
59. Deprive of courage : UNMAN
60. Being, to Brutus : ESSE
61. Grow dim : WANE
62. Bridge positions : EASTS
1. Goya's "Naked ____" : MAJA
2. First of all : ADAM
3. Start of the 17th century : MDCI
4. Comic strip shriek : EEK
5. Bricklayers' tools : TROWELS
6. Peter Pan's loss : SHADOW
7. Golfer's object : HOLE
8. Athena's symbol : OWL
9. Gets off a Pullman : DETRAINS
10. Locust : ACACIA
11. Prospector's bonanza : LODE
12. Out's partner : OVER
13. "Guarding ____" (1994 movie) : TESS
18. Discover : FIND
19. Price-earnings ____ : RATIO
23. Trolley : TRAM
24. Harness race : TROT
25. Inflict : WREAK
26. Muscat native : OMANI
27. Bikini blast : ATEST
28. Sèvres or Wedgwood : CHINA
29. Relieved : EASED
30. 4/15 inits. : IRS
33. Driveway cover : TAR
35. Best seats in the house : FRONTROW
36. Arbitrators, for short : REFS
37. Pirate's recompense : LOOT
39. Make ____ (err) : AGOOF
40. Curt : BRUSQUE
42. Nullify : NEGATE
43. Capital of Zimbabwe : HARARE
44. Israel's Abba : EBAN
47. Homeowner's payment: Abbr. : MTGE
48. Cries of discovery : AHAS
49. Secure : GETS
50. Screen symbol : ICON
51. X-ray measurements : REMS
52. ____ Generation (Kerouac et al.) : BEAT
53. Hostelries : INNS
55. Wash. neighbor : IDA
56. Spenserian heroine : UNA

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