New York Times, Tuesday, November 12, 1996

Author: E. Lexau
Editor: Will Shortz
Eileen Lexau
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {HZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Ms. Lexau. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
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1. State firmly : AVER
5. Born's partner : BRED
9. Famous rib donor : ADAM
13. Heart : CORE
14. Stead : LIEU
15. Teacake : SCONE
16. Like Hawthorne's "Tales" : TWICETOLD
18. Peer : EQUAL
19. "My Fair Lady" scene : ASCOT
20. Second-stringer : SCRUB
22. Five-to-one, e.g. : RATIO
26. St. Teresa of ___ : AVILA
28. Some stock buys : ODDLOTS
30. Galley type appropriate for this puzzle? : BIREME
32. Speaker's place : DAIS
33. "Darn!" : RATS
35. Pretend : LETON
36. Addl. telephone off a main line : EXT
37. Hamlet : VILLAGE
39. Rita Hayworth spouse ___ Khan : ALY
40. Page of music : PATTI
42. Speak to the hard-of-hearing? : YELL
43. Dog biter : FLEA
44. Has contempt for : SCORNS
46. Alternative to Nikes : REEBOKS
48. Valued violin : AMATI
49. Publish lies about : SMEAR
50. Queen ___ lace : ANNES
52. Short trip : JAUNT
56. Compel : FORCE
58. Extra-base hit : TWOBAGGER
62. Contract signer : INKER
63. Official language of Pakistan : URDU
64. Vogue rival : ELLE
65. Head honcho : BOSS
66. Tournament passes : BYES
67. Fine pajama material : SILK
1. Official proceedings : ACTA
2. Wedding exchange : VOWS
3. The Red : ERIC
4. 45's and 78's : RECORDS
5. Sandwich order : BLT
6. ___ Bravo : RIO
7. Slippery one : EEL
8. Garb : DUDS
9. Get : ACQUIRE
10. Gobbledygook : DOUBLETALK
11. Santa ___ (Pacific wind) : ANA
12. Sportscaster Allen : MEL
15. Sycophantic : SERVILE
17. And more : ETAL
21. It'll take you for a ride : CAB
23. Spelling of "Beverly Hills 90210" : TORI
24. "Paradise of exiles": Shelley : ITALY
25. Workers in stables : OSTLERS
27. Soap plants : AMOLES
28. Mexican state : OAXACA
29. " " : DITTOMARKS
31. One-named Irish singer : ENYA
32. Assts. : DEPS
34. Oregon's capital : SALEM
37. Ernest or Julio Gallo : VINTNER
38. Elation : GLEE
41. Hypnotic states : TRANCES
43. Searches for provisions : FORAGES
45. "Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
47. Lower California, familiarly : BAJA
51. Ticket remainder : STUB
53. Good fruit with a bad name? : UGLI
54. Dickens girl : NELL
55. Quite a trip : TREK
56. Stretch the truth : FIB
57. Warbler Yoko : ONO
59. Kind of humor : WRY
60. Lyric poem : ODE
61. School transportation : BUS

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