New York Times, Thursday, October 24, 1996

Author: M. S. Maurer
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael S. Maurer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Kind of blocker : BETA
5. Twinge : PANG
9. Big dos : AFROS
14. Philosopher Hoffer : ERIC
15. Award for "Curse of the Starving Class" : OBIE
16. Intimidate : DAUNT
17. Title for 40-Across : ARCHITECT
19. "Ben Casey" star Edwards : VINCE
20. Hosp. employee : EMT
21. Title for 40-Across : ENGINEER
23. Horse command : GEE
26. Part of i.p.s. : PER
28. Kiln : OAST
29. Sunny : UNSHADED
32. Salutation abbr. : MESSRS
36. Incite : IMPEL
37. Saroyan's "My Name Is ___" : ARAM
39. Underwater cave dweller : EEL
40. Multitalented subject of this puzzle : LEONARDODAVINCI
44. Dangerous curve : ESS
45. Emerald ___ : ISLE
46. ___ time : INDUE
47. View from Klamath National Forest : SHASTA
50. Kind of permit : LEARNERS
52. Hang : PEND
54. N.Y.C. sports venue : MSG
55. Certain training : EST
56. Title for 40-Across : SCULPTOR
60. Third word of "America" : TIS
62. Name in puppetry : OLLIE
63. Title for 40-Across : SCIENTIST
68. "La vita nuova" poet : DANTE
69. Gulf war V.I.P. : EMIR
70. Have ___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
71. Stack up : AMASS
72. Quick drive : SPIN
73. Borough : TOWN
1. "___ sport..." : BEA
2. Stub one's toe : ERR
3. Opening in "Hollywood Squares" : TIC
4. Workout aftermath : ACHE
5. Blotto : POTTED
6. White House nickname : ABE
7. "Good work!" : NICE
8. "I can't ___ satisfaction" (1965 song lyric) : GETNO
9. Counsel : ADVISE
10. Keels over : FAINTS
11. Archeological inscription : RUNE
12. Whenever : ONCE
13. Suffix with mob : STER
18. Old Chevy : IMPALA
22. Symbol of magnetic field strength : GAMMA
23. Deceits : GUILES
24. Tangle : ENMESH
25. Wife, in Madrid : ESPOSA
27. Understands : READS
30. Farm layer : HEN
31. Like St. Nick's "little mouth," in "The Night Before Christmas" : DROLL
33. Recipient : SENDEE
34. Happens again : RECURS
35. Maximally cunning : SLIEST
38. Take away, at law : ADEEM
41. Gay : RIANT
42. Unspoiled : VIRGIN
43. Traveler's stop : INN
48. Cheerleading maneuvers : SPLITS
49. Conical homes : TEPEES
51. Backward : ASTERN
53. Administers medicine : DOSES
56. Scotch's partner : SODA
57. Symbol of happiness : CLAM
58. Skeleton part : ULNA
59. Forces on horses: Abbr. : RCMP
61. R.B.I., e.g. : STAT
64. Junior's junior : III
65. Native Nigerian : IBO
66. Put in stitches : SEW
67. List complement : TEN

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