New York Times, Wednesday, November 20, 1996

Author: M. S. Maurer
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael S. Maurer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fleming and others : IANS
5. Ulan ___ : BATOR
10. Masseur's target : ACHE
14. Fail to mention : OMIT
15. "Penny wise, pound foolish," e.g. : ADAGE
16. Word with monkey or minor : SUIT
17. Plumbers' favorite film? : WATERWORLD
19. Carolina ___ : WREN
20. Star-shaped : ASTRAL
21. Tiny brain size : PEA
22. "___ boy!" : ITSA
23. Plumbers' favorite fishing item? : SINKER
25. Winter wear : SCARF
27. Teased, in a way : LEDON
29. Cultivated : TILLED
32. "I read you" : COPY
35. Protuberance : TUMOR
37. Keats piece : ODE
38. A.P. competitor : UPI
39. Devoted fans : ADORERS
41. Population at the time of 44-Across : ONE
42. Seance sound : RAP
43. Certain base : FIRST
44. See 41-Across : ADAM
45. Makes teary : BLEARS
47. Noblemen : EARLS
50. Rorschach patterns : BLOTS
52. Plumbers' favorite anthropologist? : LEAKEY
55. Kapow! : BOOM
57. Patient reply, maybe : AAH
59. Looked impolitely : STARED
61. Early Tarzan player Lincoln : ELMO
62. Plumbers' favorite address? : FLUSHINGNY
64. Linen vestments : ALBS
65. Large book : FOLIO
66. Pigeon's home : COTE
67. Spar : MAST
68. Booby trap : SNARE
69. Greek vowels : ETAS
1. "State Fair" state : IOWA
2. Aggregate : AMASS
3. Capone contemporary : NITTI
4. Without a smile : STERNLY
5. Wailed : BAWLED
6. Bustle : ADO
7. Canvas : TARP
8. Checks out, in a way : OGLES
9. Editor : REDACTOR
10. Like an eddy : ASWIRL
11. Plumbers' favorite baseball player? : CURTFLOOD
12. Hastens : HIES
13. Sicilian spouter : ETNA
18. Toothy tool : RAKE
24. Helicopter part : ROTOR
26. Broadcasts : AIRS
28. Hospital cry : NURSE
30. Author Ferber : EDNA
31. Judge : DEEM
32. Taxi's drop-off point : CURB
33. Kind of glass : OPAL
34. Plumbers' favorite weapons? : PIPEBOMBS
36. One may be precious : METAL
39. Bygone hairstyle : AFRO
40. Spinning wheel attachments : DISTAFFS
44. Sideways : ASKANCE
46. Nearly : ALMOST
48. Do a blacksmith's repair job : RESHOE
49. They follow so : LATI
51. Drawing room : SALON
53. Grain disease : ERGOT
54. Gossip : YENTA
55. Smile : BEAM
56. Cooking pot : OLLA
58. Sinuous dance : HULA
60. Henna and indigo : DYES
63. How to address a knight : SIR

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