New York Times, Wednesday, October 9, 1996

Author: R. Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. In effect : VALID
6. Fast one : SCAM
10. Hindu deity : RAMA
14. Persian Gulf tongue : IRAQI
15. Clothing : TOGS
16. Oscar winner Jannings : EMIL
17. Fightin' words : LETSSTEPOUTSIDE
20. Bat wood : ASH
21. Calhoun of "How to Marry a Millionaire" : RORY
22. Like some columns : IONIC
23. Auto servicing : LUBE
24. "See you later" : TATA
26. Fightin' words : PUTUPYOURDUKES
32. Lifeless : INERT
33. Signals approval : NODS
34. E.P.A. rating : MPG
36. Clock : TIME
37. Reimbursable amounts : COSTS
39. Have a look-see : PEER
40. Popular Formula One formula : STP
41. Round-the-campfire stories : LORE
42. Rhone feeder : ISERE
43. Fightin' words : YOUANDWHATARMY
47. Enfant, across the Pyrenees : NINO
48. Formerly, formerly : ERST
49. Polio vaccine developer : SABIN
52. Face-to-face test : ORAL
53. Pop : DAD
56. Fightin' words : WHOSGONNAMAKEME
60. Aviation-related : AERO
61. Scold, with "off" : TELL
62. Flavius's master, in Shakespeare : TIMON
63. Govt. agents : TMEN
64. Hopalong Cassidy portrayer William : BOYD
65. Where Jimmy Carter teaches : EMORY
1. TV handyman Bob : VILA
2. Warlike Olympian : ARES
3. Lattice strip : LATH
4. Test figs. : IQS
5. Throw a monkey wrench into : DISRUPT
6. Prefix with phonic : STEREO
7. Clone : COPY
8. Gone by : AGO
9. East Lansing sch. : MSU
10. Drench again : RESOAK
11. African despot : AMIN
12. Calf-length dress : MIDI
13. "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" cad : ALEC
18. Illustrated mug : TOBY
19. Emperor after Vespasianus : TITUS
23. Entice : LURE
24. Horse race : TROT
25. Foots (up) : ADDS
26. Worst possible situation, with "the" : PITS
27. Common design goal : UNITY
28. Beat : TEMPO
29. Remove stitching : UNSEW
30. Arab chieftain : EMEER
31. Kind of whale : SPERM
35. "Riders of the Purple Sage" author : GREY
37. R.I. neighbor : CONN
38. Church calendar : ORDO
39. Exam for H.S. juniors : PSAT
41. "The Divided Self" author R. D. ___ : LAING
42. 1959 Ricky Nelson hit : ITSLATE
44. Harmony : UNISON
45. Boston paper : HERALD
46. Ancient Syria : ARAM
49. Hit a homer, e.g. : SWAT
50. Polite interruption : AHEM
51. Drill : BORE
52. Just : ONLY
53. Try this! : DEMO
54. Boy with a bow : AMOR
55. Gainsay : DENY
57. Kind of parlor, for short : OTB
58. Classical beginning : NEO
59. British defector Philby : KIM

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