New York Times, Friday, April 4, 2003

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QX} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Doesn't take either extreme : STRIKESABALANCE
16. Inflation fighter : PRICEREGULATION
17. Let go : RELEASEONESHOLD
18. Hydrocarbon suffix : ENE
19. Bro : DUDE
20. Certain 55-Across : OBOE
21. Drain indicator : EDDY
23. Information unit : BYTE
24. Free of errors : EMEND
25. Unbar, to Byron : OPE
27. Rhone tributary : ISERE
29. James Clavell novel set in W.W. II : KINGRAT
33. 8 letters? : TUV
34. Atlantic City hotel, familiarly, with "the" : TAJ
37. Capital of ancient Syria : ANTIOCH
38. Home for Cochise : ARIZONA
40. Cry of derision : YAH
41. Turning point? : TOE
42. Salute receiver : GENERAL
43. Purpose : SENSE
45. Russell of film : KEN
46. Presidential middle name : ABRAM
49. Vicinage : AREA
51. Yearbook sect. : ORGS
55. Many an instrument : REED
56. Companion of Artemis : AURA
57. Wexford's locale: Abbr. : IRE
58. Entrance money : REGISTRATIONFEE
63. Misfit, in a phrase : AFISHOUTOFWATER
64. Efficiency experts : SYSTEMSANALYSTS
1. Shopaholic's thrill : SPREE
2. Forecast, of a sort : TREND
3. Hot : RILED
4. Cap material? : ICE
5. Mauna ___ Observatory : KEA
6. Fence-sitters' sounds : ERS
7. Moth-eaten : SEEDY
8. Rodent that makes an affectionate pet : AGOUTI
9. European legislature : BUNDESTAG
10. How some ships turn : ALEE
11. Refrain from singing? : LAS
12. In : ATHOME
13. Daughter of Tantalus : NIOBE
14. Money of Costa Rica : COLON
15. Wound up : ENDED
22. Wise one : YOGI
23. Fire sign : BEACON
24. Writer St. John ___ : ERVINE
26. For the time being : PROTEM
28. Golden State motto : EUREKA
29. Knight of the Round Table : KAY
30. ___ flash : INA
31. High power : NTH
32. Meaningful work? : THESAURUS
34. Desolate spot : TOR
35. Baptism introduction? : ANA
36. Carrier to Tokyo, for short : JAL
39. Early dialectician : ZENO
43. Tormentor : SADIST
44. Slips : ERRATA
46. Tapestry : ARRAS
47. Opposite of thin : BEEFY
48. Denver university : REGIS
50. Actress Shirley of "Goldfinger" : EATON
52. Estrangements : RIFTS
53. Roll out the red carpet for : GREET
54. Ones making forecasts : SEERS
56. Tiny powerhouse : ATOM
59. "___ Cried" (1962 hit) : SHE
60. "___ tree falls ..." : IFA
61. It may be spotted in the forest : OWL
62. Con's utterance : NAY

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