New York Times, Friday, September 15, 2000

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Persian War participant : SPARTA
7. It may take a beating : BREAST
13. Pillars of the community : ELDERS
14. Film critic Kael : PAULINE
15. Wind god : AEOLUS
16. Like some stomachs : CASTIRON
17. Rattle of a sort : MARACA
18. National competitor : AVIS
19. Claustrophobic patient's dread : MRI
20. Siren : SEXKITTEN
22. Make snaps, say : BAKE
23. Sled parts : SLATS
24. Comparatively cockeyed : WRIER
25. Mass communication? : LITANY
27. Flu symptom : CHILLS
28. It's a wrap : SARONG
29. Playground equipment : SLIDES
30. Swallow : ACCEPT
31. Like some pie crusts : FLUTED
32. If-___ (computer routines) : THENS
33. Popular supermarket tabloid : GLOBE
34. "___ sorry..." : WERE
35. Desire in the offing? : DEATHWISH
39. Mathematician Lovelace : ADA
40. Preener, perhaps : BEAK
41. Made a pig of oneself? : OINKED
43. Guardian : TUTELARY
45. Loosen, as a 37-Down : UNLACE
46. Big rolls : ELEVENS
47. Boil : SEETHE
48. Grayish green : RESEDA
49. Treasure : ESTEEM
1. Place vulnerable to ripping : SEAM
2. They're entered in court : PLEAS
3. Like loads : ADORE
4. Become less gripping? : RELAX
5. Gas station plazas : TRUCKSTOPS
6. Attacker : ASSAILANT
7. It holds water : BASIN
8. Causes of some spinning wheels : RUTS
9. Philip Roth's "___, the Fanatic" : ELI
10. Sent flying? : AIRMAILED
11. Does some shoal searching? : SNORKELS
12. "The Alchemist" painter : TENIERS
14. Makes concrete? : PAVES
16. Malicious : CATTY
21. Punch : TANG
22. One given away : BRIDE
24. Sancerre and Sylvaner : WHITEWINES
25. Tears : LACERATES
26. Memorable 1999 hurricane : IRENE
27. 19th hole : CLUBHOUSE
28. It's full of 29-Downs : SCHEDULE
29. See 28-Down : SLOT
30. Prominent 1988 Bush campaign adviser : ATWATER
31. Like some pie crusts : FLAKY
33. Subjects of ratios : GEARS
35. Country singer Carter : DEANA
36. Small fjord : INLET
37. It may have a blade : SKATE
38. "Psycho" co-star, 1998 : HECHE
40. Ran : BLED
42. Believe : DEEM
44. Early evictee : EVE

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