New York Times, Monday, November 25, 1996

Author: M. Huret
Editor: Will Shortz
Marilynn Huret
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQUXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Huret. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Dish of leftovers : HASH
5. Ink problem : BLOT
9. Ill-tempered woman : SHREW
14. Turkish official : AGHA
15. Money to buy a car, maybe : LOAN
16. Kind of fairy : TOOTH
17. 1981 Treat Williams film : PRINCEOFTHECITY
20. Followers of Xerxes : PERSIANS
21. Socks cover them : ANKLES
22. Nevertheless : YET
23. Weep : CRY
24. Groups entering Noah's ark : TWOS
25. Yield, as a dividend : PAY
26. Actress Arthur and others : BEAS
27. Taxi : CAB
30. Knight's horse : STEED
33. Jai ___ : ALAI
34. Middling : SOSO
35. 1945 Mel Torme song : ASTRANGERINTOWN
38. Thin : LANK
39. Start of a counting-out rhyme : EENY
40. Like an old bucket of song : OAKEN
41. Memorable period : ERA
42. E-mail, e.g. : SEND
43. "It's freezing!" : BRR
44. Fountain order : SODA
45. Butt : RAM
46. ___ Vegas : LAS
49. Mail-related : POSTAL
52. Spy for the U.S. : CIAAGENT
54. 1996 Hillary Clinton best seller : ITTAKESAVILLAGE
56. Purloined : STOLE
57. More than ajar : OPEN
58. ___ of Man : ISLE
59. Crossed one's fingers : HOPED
60. Ice block : BERG
61. Toot : BEEP
1. One of the Seven Dwarfs : HAPPY
2. Go along (with) : AGREE
3. Polo or tee : SHIRT
4. Storied boy with silver skates : HANS
5. Not sharp, as eyesight : BLEARY
6. Off one's rocker : LOONY
7. Clods : OAFS
8. Explosive : TNT
9. Ones copying from Dictaphones : STENOS
10. Pawns : HOCKS
11. Disturb : ROIL
12. Suffix with kitchen : ETTE
13. Philosophers' questions : WHYS
18. Loud insect : CICADA
19. Michener best seller : HAWAII
24. Moist-eyed : TEARY
25. Job benefit : PERK
26. Mixture : BLEND
27. Boil or broil : COOK
28. "___ forgive our debtors" : ASWE
29. Former German capital : BONN
30. Enticing store sign : SALE
31. Ivan or Nicholas : TSAR
32. Sicilian mount : ETNA
33. Rocket stage : AGENA
34. Lead player : STAR
36. Compass part : NEEDLE
37. Everyday : NORMAL
42. Wet through and through : SOAKED
43. Sheep noise : BAAING
44. Unfresh : STALE
45. Missouri or Delaware : RIVER
46. Renter's paper : LEASE
47. Polygon's corner : ANGLE
48. At quite an incline : STEEP
49. "Nonsense!" : PISH
50. Palindromic emperor : OTTO
51. Halt : STOP
52. Superman attire : CAPE
53. Silver-tongued : GLIB
55. Weep : SOB

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