New York Times, Thursday, January 18, 1996

Author: C. Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {HJQXZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Bootlegging or extortion, e.g. : RACKET
7. Enamored (of) : FOND
11. Gullet : MAW
14. Tropical lizard : IGUANA
15. Surmounted : OVERCAME
17. Actress d'Abo : MARYAM
18. Like desert water, usually : RATIONED
19. Missile's heading : VECTOR
21. Subject of many an ode : SPRING
22. Develops slowly, as an idea : GESTATES
24. ___mecum (handbook) : VADE
25. Insurgent, briefly : REB
26. Eyewear for Col. Klink : MONOCLE
29. Not a science, but___ : ANART
32. Trolley : STREETCAR
36. Involving dispute : POLEMIC
38. Smug : CONTENT
39. Nobel-winning poet Quasimodo : SALVATORE
41. Tooth, in Torino : DENTE
42. Drink recipe words : ONEPART
44. "___the season..." : TIS
45. The "first martyr" : ABEL
48. Retired : EMERITUS
51. Erratic driver : WEAVER
54. Bonsai gardener : PRUNER
55. Medicinal herb : ANGELICA
57. In a reverie : MUSING
60. 1994 Olympic rink star : KERRIGAN
61. Covered with soft hair : PILOSE
62. Somme season : ETE
63. 1972 pact : SALT
64. Posture : STANCE
1. Lip : RIM
2. Muslim official : AGA
3. Unexpected pitch : CURVEBALL
4. Sammy and Danny : KAYES
5. Make into law : ENACT
6. Gong : TAMTAM
7. Landlord's sign : FORRENT
8. Eggs : OVA
9. Trawlers' gear : NETS
10. Radiator drainpipe : DRIP
11. Craze : MANIA
12. Modify : AMEND
13. Doorstop, maybe : WEDGE
16. Sporty Chevy : CORVETTE
20. Ear doctor's device : OTOSCOPE
22. ___salami : GENOA
23. Wizard : SORCERER
25. Hip-hop hits : RAPS
27. Capt. of industry : CEO
28. Advance : LEND
30. Russian roulette need : REVOLVER
31. Fed : TMAN
33. Roman army commander : CENTURION
34. Those opposed : ANTIS
35. 66 and others: Abbr. : RTES
37. Adherent: Suffix : ITE
40. Widespread : RAMPANT
43. One-ups : TRUMPS
45. Attentive : AWAKE
46. "Western Star" poet : BENET
47. Tidal bore : EAGRE
49. Greenland native : INUIT
50. Magnetic induction unit : TESLA
52. Some Ivy Leaguers : ELIS
53. Baltic capital : RIGA
56. Ripken Jr. or Sr. : CAL
58. Pres. advisory grp. : NSC
59. "Well, I'll be!" : GEE

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