New York Times, Friday, March 25, 2005

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 90 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Hybrid composition : PROSEPOEM
10. Like a rainbow : ARCED
15. Mexican leader who conducted the Alamo siege : SANTAANNA
16. Grp. that disbanded 6/30/1977 : SEATO
17. Adept arguers : ATTORNEYS
18. Where some jewelry is exchanged : ALTAR
19. Believer in unassertive action and simplicity : TAOIST
20. Turns on : ATTRACTS
22. Dish designer : CHEF
24. Deep place? : SOUTH
25. Regular : PERIODIC
29. Flashes : GLEAMS
32. John Adams's "Short Ride in ___ Machine" : AFAST
33. Astronomical phenomena : NOVAE
35. Out of practice?: Abbr. : RET
36. Bit off the top : TRIM
37. Some exercise equipment : BIKES
38. Be hard to spot : HIDE
39. Part of some straights : TEN
40. Washing spot : BASIN
41. Jolie's "Girl, Interrupted" co-star : RYDER
42. Saturated : IMBUED
44. Pole, e.g. : EUROPEAN
46. Photomuralist Adams : ANSEL
48. Iced, with "up" : SEWN
49. Of prime importance : CARDINAL
52. One blowing among the reeds : OBOIST
56. Christmas story villain : HEROD
57. Unpleasant issue to handle : HOTPOTATO
59. Castle with many steps : IRENE
60. Prepare to shoot : TAKEAIMAT
61. They often hit the ground running : SOLES
62. "Whatever" : IDONTCARE
1. High sch. hurdle, for some : PSAT
2. Pro ___ : RATA
3. Able to see right through : ONTO
4. No-emotion notion : STOICISM
5. Some sounds are in it : EARSHOT
6. Deeply inspired? : PANTED
7. Eagle's bill? : ONE
8. Single-named singer : ENYA
9. Upright poles : MASTS
10. In the main : ASARULE
11. Empathize : RELATE
12. Cab it, e.g. : CATCHARIDE
13. Louis XIV, to himself? : ETAT
14. "The Blonde Bombshell" biopic subject : DORS
21. Ancient Greek wear : TOGAS
23. Conclusion : FINIS
25. Rock poet Smith : PATTI
26. Conductor Kurtz : EFREM
27. Collector of rooftop runoff : RAINBARREL
28. Newswoman Roberts : COKIE
30. Jiltee of myth : MEDEA
31. Opposite of soft : STERN
34. Bright shiner : VENUS
37. Former German state : BADEN
38. Sedative : HYPNOTIC
40. Except : BESIDES
41. Lake crosser : ROWBOAT
43. Foiled : UNDONE
45. Tap anew : REOPEN
47. "Chicago Hope" Emmy winner : LAHTI
49. Parts of some chapter names : CHIS
50. Plane-related : AERO
51. Stick a shell in : LOAD
53. "___ Dancer" (Nureyev documentary) : IAMA
54. Reviewer's award : STAR
55. Schlep : TOTE
58. Fight shortener, for short : TKO

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