New York Times, Saturday, December 14, 1996

Author: R. Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {GJKQ} This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sailor's garb : PEACOAT
8. Braces : PROPSUP
15. Stretch : EXPANSE
16. "L.A. Law" role : ROXANNE
17. Swindles : RIPSOFF
18. Emote : OVERACT
19. Editor's mark : STET
20. Bar supplies : OLIVES
22. Mastered perfectly : PAT
23. Vote (for) : OPT
24. Beldams : CRONES
25. First word in a Mozart title : COSI
26. Buzzing : NOISE
28. Prefix with revisionist : NEO
29. "The Devil and Daniel Webster" writer : BENET
30. Modifies : ALTERS
32. Natal natives : ZULUS
34. In a protective wrapper : SLEEVED
36. Tub floater : TOYSHIP
40. Embroidery loop : PICOT
42. Jo portrayer in 1994's "Little Women" : WINONA
43. Thomas Cromwell, Earl of ___ : ESSEX
46. Alternative to "smoking" : NON
48. Spruce : NATTY
49. Manufactured baloney? : LIED
50. Vestiges : RELICS
52. Director Wenders : WIM
53. Withdrawal aid: Abbr. : ATM
54. Rose of a Stephen King best seller : MADDER
55. Lucille Ball title role : MAME
56. Opposite of below : TOPSIDE
58. Sierra Nevada peak, with "El" : CAPITAN
60. It spans 12 time zones : EURASIA
61. "Medical Center" co-star of 70's TV : EVERETT
62. Reproduction method : STENCIL
63. Malaga misters : SENORES
1. Roles : PERSONAS
2. Biennial news tool : EXITPOLL
3. Stomach : APPETITE
4. Set group : CAST
5. "___! it is an ever-fixed mark": Shak. : ONO
6. Concerning : ASFOR
7. Polytetrafluoroethylene, familiarly : TEFLON
8. Satisfy expectations : PROVEOUT
9. Gads : ROVES
10. Clumsy, stupid fellows : OXES
11. Average : PAR
12. Attach quickly : SNAPON
13. Open to view : UNCASE
14. Former cager Bob : PETTIT
21. "Mockingbird" singer Foxx : INEZ
24. Neck, anatomically : CERVIX
25. Aeronautics pioneer Clyde : CESSNA
27. Exuded : SEEPED
29. Some stock acquisitions : BUYINS
31. Watchdog grp. for 29-Down : SEC
33. Depleted : LOW
35. Negotiations outcome : DONEDEAL
37. Trouble : HOTWATER
38. Friend : INTIMATE
39. Accounting department : PAYMENTS
41. Related : TOLD
43. Gives a lift : ELATES
44. Skip : SITOUT
45. Always, musically : SEMPRE
47. Reunion attendees : NIECES
50. Pie cuts, essentially : RADII
51. Desire : CRAVE
54. Etc. category : MISC
55. Harvard muralist : MIRO
57. Japanese honorific : SAN
59. It comes to a point : PEN

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