New York Times, Saturday, January 20, 1996

Author: F. Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Office accessory : DESKLAMP
9. Emergency room supply : PLASMA
15. Certain rifle : REPEATER
16. Vital passages : AORTAS
17. 409, e.g. : AREACODE
18. Track meet officials : TIMERS
19. Boons : GODSENDS
20. Sheathe : ENCASE
21. United competitor : DELTA
23. Ending with win or hand : SOME
24. Tangled hair mass : SHAG
28. Catty comments : MEOWS
30. Eraser Mate alternative : BIC
32. So far : TODATE
34. Piece of hard candy : SOURBALL
37. Insecticides : ALDRINS
39. By the rules : LICITLY
40. Literal : VERBATIM
42. Cut deeply : GASHED
43. From Okla. City to Birmingham : ESE
44. Extra : SPARE
46. In___ (actually) : ESSE
47. Adherents : ISTS
50. Sneaked : SLUNK
52. Having a handle : ANSATE
54. Yank : AMERICAN
59. Hang out : LOITER
60. Crown, as a sovereign : CORONATE
61. History : ANNALS
62. Tissue paper sounds : CRINKLES
63. Never forgive oneself : REGRET
64. Sizes up : ASSESSES
1. Complete bore : DRAG
2. Finnish skiing gold medalist Maentyranta : EERO
3. Put the pedal to the metal : SPED
4. Large green parrots : KEAS
5. Spiked : LACED
6. Reparations : ATONEMENTS
7. Butt in : MEDDLE
8. Fast musical passages : PRESTOS
9. Head : PATE
10. Section of the body : LOINS
11. Noted name in steel : ARMCO
12. Health spa offerings : STEAMBATHS
13. Large Mediterranean port : MARSEILLES
14. Cape fox : ASSE
22. Lost leatherneck : AWOL
24. Rung : STAVE
25. Aces : HOLESINONE
26. Speaking to : ADDRESSING
27. Habiliments : GARB
29. Unique : SUIGENERIS
31. Playwright Fitch : CLYDE
33. Member of the familia : TIA
35. Alternative to Magnavox : RCA
36. Cold north wind : BISE
38. Thimblefuls : SIPS
41. cane : MALACCA
45. They spread quickly : RUMORS
48. Khan's subject : TATAR
49. Commemorative stone : STELE
51. 100 ore : KRONE
52. Wing-shaped : ALAR
53. Once, long ago : ERST
55. Finalizes the deal : INKS
56. Jazzman Tjader et al. : CALS
57. To___(just right) : ATEE
58. Early 60's TV hero : NESS

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