New York Times, Monday, October 21, 1996

Author: J. Bender
Editor: Will Shortz
Janet R. Bender
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ornamental stone : JADE
5. Beige : ECRU
9. Play part : SCENE
14. Yoke wearers : OXEN
15. Diving bird : LOON
16. Cinematography units : TAKES
17. Pupils : TEACHERSCHARGES
20. Versatile blackjack holdings : ACES
21. Mideast export : OIL
22. Changes actors in a play : RECASTS
26. Narrow waterways : STRAITS
30. Warns : ALERTS
31. Butter servings : PATS
32. "Mamma ___!" : MIA
33. Brawl : MELEE
34. Lima's land : PERU
35. Serenade : SING
36. Whites : VANNAANDBETTY
39. 1910's-20's art style : DADA
40. Prefix with series : MINI
41. "Cool" : NEATO
43. From ___ Z : ATO
44. Agile : SPRY
45. Blockhead : CRETIN
46. Cincinnati footballers : BENGALS
48. "Sh" or "th," linguistically : PHONEME
49. Grow old : AGE
50. Trompe l'___ (optical illusion) : OEIL
51. Irises : FLOWERINGPLANTS
59. Sounds from a sty : OINKS
60. Et ___ : ALII
61. Aeronautical maneuver : LOOP
62. Shivaree : BLAST
63. Loretta who sang "You Ain't Woman Enough" : LYNN
64. Hunter's quarry : PREY
1. Tiny amount : JOT
2. Lumberjack's tool : AXE
3. Narcs' org. : DEA
4. S.A.S.E., e.g. : ENC
5. Votes into office : ELECTS
6. Apple remains : CORES
7. Betsy or Diana : ROSS
8. Chapel Hill campus, for short : UNC
9. Elevator alternative : STAIRS
10. Rhea's role on "Cheers" : CARLA
11. Cardiac readout, briefly : EKG
12. Born : NEE
13. Snaky curve : ESS
18. Hightail it : HASTEN
19. Whirlpool site : HOTTUB
22. Dodge truck : RAM
23. Raise : ELEVATE
24. Gray-green : CELADON
25. Boxing venue : ARENA
26. Famed New York restaurateur : SARDI
27. Do an impression of : IMITATE
28. "God bless us every one" speaker : TINYTIM
29. Droop : SAG
31. Something "for your thoughts" : PENNY
34. Skating event : PAIRS
35. Dutch painter Jan : STEEN
37. More capacious : AMPLER
38. Join the class : ENROLL
39. Small bit, as of cream : DAB
42. Long distance call start : ONE
44. Most wise : SAGEST
45. Contribute, as to a poker pot : CHIPIN
47. Stares stupidly : GAWKS
48. A square ___ a round hole : PEGIN
50. No more than : ONLY
51. Watch pocket : FOB
52. Capp's ___ Abner : LIL
53. Out ___ limb : ONA
54. Suffix with different : IAL
55. Swiss peak : ALP
56. Neither's companion : NOR
57. Boot's end : TOE
58. Snoop (on) : SPY

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