New York Times, Thursday, May 27, 1999

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 223 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Not your ordinary fan : NUT
4. Time period : SPAN
8. Old English borough, now part of London : ACTON
13. Onetime White House nickname : ABE
14. Of the cheekbone : MALAR
16. Zagreb native : CROAT
17. Foreign office : CONSULATE
19. Enforcement provisions, so to speak : TEETH
20. Pro ___ : RATA
21. Widespread African belief : ANIMISM
23. Kind of humor : ETHNIC
25. Sculler : OAR
26. Cup handle : EAR
29. "Could ___?" : ITBE
30. Actress Peeples : NIA
31. Crime lab study : DNA
32. "Tiny Bubbles" singer : DONHO
34. Hyperbolize at high volume : RANT
35. Frequent blower : ETNA
37. "The King and I" role : ANNA
38. More than a scuffle : MELEE
39. Electrical units : MHOS
40. P.M. elected in October 1969 : MEIR
41. "Horrors!" : EGAD
42. Graceful fliers : TERNS
43. Anthological collection : ANA
44. Son of Prince Valiant : ARN
45. The Midshipmen: Abbr. : USNA
46. "2001" studio : MGM
47. 48-Across's prey : RAT
48. Tabby : PETCAT
51. Shames : ABASHES
54. Honey bunch? : HIVE
55. Asteroids game company : ATARI
58. Patrol area : PERIMETER
60. Timed like some air shuttles : HORAL
61. Air pollution : SMAZE
62. Muff : ERR
63. "Unthinkable!" : AWFUL
64. Think obsessively : STEW
65. Slop spot : STY
1. Bead material : NACRE
2. German threat : UBOAT
3. Tie follower, maybe : TENTHINNING
4. Western Athletic Conf. powerhouse : SMU
5. Fairy tale setting : PALACE
6. Josephine Tey investigator ___ Grant : ALAN
7. Strains at the Olympics? : NATIONALANTHEMS
8. New Testament book : ACTS
9. Bartender's supply : CREMEDEMENTHE
10. Third X : TOE
11. It's in the feedbag : OAT
12. Theme of this puzzle : NTH
15. Tarried : REMAINED
18. Indian novelist who wrote "The Adventuress" : SANTHARAMARAU
22. Fighting mad : IRATE
24. Nigerian people : IBO
27. Mining finds : ANTHRACITES
28. Gabbed, gabbed, gabbed : RANON
32. Horse's mother : DAM
33. Wee hour : ONEAM
34. Clutches again : REGRASPS
36. Imbecile : ASS
38. Half of a noted comedy team : MEARA
42. Literary inits. : TSE
45. Enlarge : UPSIZE
49. Forestall : AVERT
50. Robe material : TERRY
52. Five or ten, e.g. : BILL
53. "Hoc ___ in votis" : ERAT
55. Cry upon discovering a puzzle theme? : AHA
56. Kind of truck : TOW
57. Light bark : ARF
59. 48-Across's sound : MEW

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