New York Times, Friday, March 28, 1997

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQVXY} This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. At first : ONBASE
7. Nudists : ADAMITES
15. Sarge's superiors : LOOIES
16. Not to mention : LETALONE
17. Practice pieces : ETUDES
18. I.B.M. laptop : THINKPAD
19. "___ dieu!" : MON
20. Pet-carrier feature : AIRHOLE
22. Wee, to Burns : SMA
23. Bygone empire : INCA
25. Critic Roger : EBERT
26. Lampblack : SOOT
27. Trail : SCENT
29. "At Seventeen" singer : IAN
30. Hobbits' home, with "The" : SHIRE
31. Late pop singer Franchi et al. : SERGIOS
33. Whirlpools : SWIRLS
35. Bar degree : LLD
36. "Unaccustomed ___..." : ASI
37. Knight mares? : STEEDS
40. Scale : CLIMBUP
44. Family of Danish physicists : BOHRS
45. Certain suckler : EWE
47. Lake Tanganyika discoverer John : SPEKE
48. Cries for Joselito : OLES
49. Skating event : PAIRS
51. Lith. and Lat., once : SSRS
52. Battle of Britain grp. : RAF
53. Compared : LIKENED
55. Daisy ___ : MAE
56. Like Oedipus's curse in "Oedipus Rex" : IRONICAL
58. Flip out : LOSEIT
60. Nonuple : NINEFOLD
61. "FoxTrot" pet, in the funnies : IGUANA
62. Masthead names : GAZETTES
63. Types : GENRES
1. The Rebels : OLEMISS
2. Never : NOTONCE
3. Disco feature : BOUNCER
4. Auxiliary : AID
5. "Did You Ever ___ Lassie?" : SEEA
6. "Ah, Wilderness!" mother : ESSIE
7. Gibson of tennis : ALTHEA
8. Renders harmless, in a way : DEHORNS
9. Listing : ATILT
10. Long hair : MANE
11. Nature : ILK
12. Bulb cover : TOPSOIL
13. Bewitches : ENAMORS
14. Put under : SEDATE
21. Results of cleanup work? : RBIS
24. Bass players? : ANGLERS
26. Cocktail contents : SHRIMPS
28. Gamepieces : TILES
30. O.K.s, in Toledo : SISIS
32. "Hmm...!?" : ODD
34. ___-Mart : WAL
37. Glassed-in porches : SOLARIA
38. Winkler role : THEFONZ
39. Potted maritime plant : SEAKALE
40. Geneva research ctr. : CERN
41. Tarnish : BESMEAR
42. Chernobyl setting : UKRAINE
43. Spanish cabbage : PESETAS
44. Ho-hum : BORING
46. Handles : WIELDS
49. Ornamental loop : PICOT
50. Baseball exec Bud : SELIG
53. Ride : LIFT
54. Venetian V.I.P. : DOGE
57. Name-dropper's word : NEE
59. It rises at dawn : SUN

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