New York Times, Friday, April 30, 1999

Author: Pat M. Hugel
Editor: Will Shortz
Pat M. Hugel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVWZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Hugel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Pampered one? : TOT
4. More than fervent : RABID
9. Do a burger joint job : FLIP
13. Many a Scarlatti work : OPERASERIA
16. Words before tab or temperature : RANA
17. Prelude to pasta, perhaps : MINESTRONE
18. Mulder and Scully: Abbr. : AGTS
19. Loose-skinned fruit : MANDARINORANGES
21. Suffix with adenoid : ITIS
22. Delivery people, briefly : OBS
23. Picture presentation : OSCAR
24. Indicates a choice, in a way : XES
25. Half-and-half half : ALE
26. They may be locked : HORNS
28. "A Doll's House" heroine : NORA
30. They're seen with trains : BRIDES
31. Goodwill, e.g. : INTANGIBLEASSET
36. Where the Wey flows : SURREY
37. Sewer line? : SEAM
38. Low life? : AMEBA
39. Scrub nurses' sites, briefly : ORS
40. Narc's find : PCP
43. Something to everyone : BEALL
45. Funny pair? : ENS
46. Cassino money : LIRA
47. Doesn't mince words : TELLSITLIKEITIS
50. Where Oliver Hazard Perry prevailed : ERIE
51. Incline : PREDISPOSE
52. ___ Fitness magazine : MENS
53. Fort Sam Houston locale : SANANTONIO
54. Ready, in Rouen : PRET
55. Out : PASSE
56. Former lottery org. : SSS
1. "Riders of the Purple Sage" star : TOMMIX
2. Sleep-inducing : OPIATE
3. Open activity : TENNIS
4. Tabula ___ : RASA
5. Dixon line? : ASTROLOGY
6. Result of thiamine deficiency : BERIBERI
7. Course requirements? : IRONS
8. "The Tiger and the Pussycat" director Risi : DINO
9. Novelist Mauriac : FRANCOIS
10. Slugs : LAGGARDS
11. Prisoner of war, e.g. : INTERNEE
12. Make the grade? : PASS
14. Cranberry and cherry : REDS
15. Magazine published by Boeing : AERO
20. Hindu retreats : ASHRAMS
25. Toughens : ANNEALS
27. Queen's way to the U.S.A. : SST
29. They may be chiseled : ABS
30. Busbies : BEARSKINS
31. Christie's "There ___ Tide" : ISA
32. Paginator : NUMBERER
33. It's about 2,500 feet up on Mt. McKinley : TREELINE
34. Medieval crossbow : ARBALEST
35. Defender of Thermopylae : LEONIDAS
40. Scaling aids : PITONS
41. Turning point : CRISIS
42. Some Toyotas : PASEOS
44. They get smacked : LIPS
45. Daughter of Queen Sofia : ELENA
46. Poet of the T'ang dynasty : LIPO
47. Fill-in : TEMP
48. Sand ___ : TRAP
49. Boiardo's patron : ESTE

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