New York Times, Saturday, November 9, 1996

Author: F. Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 62, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQWXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flubs : SLIPS
6. Handles : HAFTS
11. Digital display : READOUT
13. Caviar source : STERLET
15. Ancient capital of Syria : ANTIOCH
16. What one may see on a Cree's knee : PAPOOSE
17. Fez's place : MOROCCO
18. Jafar al-Sadiq's rule : IMAMATE
19. "Whew!" : BROTHER
20. Added to the staff? : NOTATED
21. Bell ___ : LABS
22. Matches, in a way : SEES
24. Anatomical canals : ITERS
25. Computer attachment? : ESE
26. Munich's river : ISAR
27. Moves slightly : STIRS
28. Kind of drill : PNEUMATIC
30. It's often waxed : FLOSS
32. "What ___!" ("Groovy") : AGAS
33. Forenoons : AMS
36. Declivity : SLOPE
37. Warm-up exam, for short : PSAT
38. The conductor keeps it : BEAT
39. It's hot stuff : CAYENNE
41. Left-handed, in a way : REVERSE
43. About 26,000 square miles of Asia : ARALSEA
44. Rehearse one's lines : ITERATE
45. "Star Trek II" ship : RELIANT
46. Animal, to granny : CRITTER
47. "Old Gringo" author Carlos : FUENTES
48. Like some golfers : SENIORS
49. Spending time? : SPREE
50. Observers : EYERS
1. They're not available in Spain : SENORAS
2. Capitol architect Benjamin : LATROBE
3. Rocket scientists they're not : IDIOTS
4. Kitty alternative : POOCH
5. Hits : SUCCESSES
6. This may be A or B : HEPATITIS
7. Like benzene : AROMATIC
8. Oft-relocated employee : FLOATER
9. Perfumery employees : TESTERS
10. Mounts : STEEDS
11. Maunder : RAMBLE
12. Noted transcendentalist : THOREAU
13. Casino rounds : SPINS
14. Shanter start : TAMO
23. "Aunt ___ Cope Book" : ERMAS
26. Numb : INSENSATE
27. Redwood or magnolia : STATETREE
28. Fabric resembling broadcloth : POPELINE
29. Edible mushrooms : AGARICS
30. Sudden outburst : FLAREUP
31. More patriotic : LOYALER
33. Wheat-preserving device : AERATOR
34. Postgraduate : MASTERS
35. Shepherds, in a way : STEERS
36. Wolfs : SCARFS
37. Fuel sources : PEATS
38. Wodehouse's Wooster : BERTIE
40. Gray-brown goose : NENE
42. Like an old hand : VEINY

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