New York Times, Friday, May 11, 2001

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 8, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Presidential appointments : AMBASSADORSHIPS
16. It's secured before hitching : MARRIAGELICENSE
17. Objects to : PROTESTSAGAINST
18. Lao-___ : TZU
19. Former Hawaii senator Hiram : FONG
20. Producer of some dishes : RCA
23. Outdated atlas abbr. : SSR
24. Back of the thigh : HAMS
28. Unwinding : SPOOLING
32. Guitar attachment : STRAP
33. Father's office : PASTORATE
35. Furry folivore : KOALA
36. Gate-crashed, e.g. : IMPOSED
37. The way things go? : TRAFFIC
39. Hardly prolix : TERSE
40. One-eighty : ABOUTFACE
42. Pick : ELECT
43. Cold : UNHEATED
44. ___ prayer : SAYA
45. Physical responses? : AHS
47. Parts of forks: Abbr. : RDS
48. It's given to a newborn : NAME
50. Plan for patients, briefly : HMO
53. Powers at sea : MARITIMENATIONS
61. Unlock Pandora's box : OPENACANOFWORMS
62. Minor obsession : BEEINONESBONNET
1. Hearing aid? : AMP
2. K follower : MART
3. Josip ___ Tito : BROZ
4. Former Met maestro : ARTUROTOSCANINI
5. Prussian pronoun : SIE
6. Carrier to Copenhagen : SAS
7. Income sharer: Abbr. : AGT
8. Goethe's "Die Leiden ___ jungen Werthers" : DES
9. Several Norwegian kings : OLAFS
10. Asperity : RIGOR
11. Read at the supermarket? : SCAN
12. Rage : HEIGHTOFFASHION
13. Room offerer : INN
14. Letter addenda : PSS
15. It may follow a wash : SET
21. Secret : CLOSET
22. Leeds's river : AIRE
23. Base leader?: Abbr. : SGT
25. Co-designee as Time's 1993 Man of the Year : ARAFAT
26. Venom : MALICE
27. Out of touch, with "out" : SPACED
28. Treats with 26-Down : SPITES
29. Diplomat Harriman : PAMELA
30. Diving fisher : OSPREY
31. Zilch : NADA
32. Didn't directly deal with, with "over" : SKATED
34. School near Slough : ETON
38. Remscheid's region : RUHR
41. Tend tables : BUS
45. Florentine friend : AMICO
46. Samson : HEMAN
49. ___ all-time high : ATAN
51. Even's opposite : MORN
52. "Lay it ___!" : ONME
53. Syndicate : MOB
54. Copier : APE
55. Riddle-me-___ : REE
56. Vane dir. : ENE
57. Discouraging words : NOS
58. Edwards, for one: Abbr. : AFB
59. Double standard? : TWO
60. Unrealized 60's Boeing project : SST

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