New York Times, Monday, December 16, 1996

Author: S. Spadaccini
Editor: Will Shortz
Stephanie Spadaccini
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {DJVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 21 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One-named supermodel : IMAN
5. Ready and willing's partner : ABLE
9. One praised in Mecca : ALLAH
14. Attorney General Janet : RENO
15. Paris's Rue de la ___ : PAIX
16. French valley : LOIRE
17. Tiny tunnelers : ANTS
18. Ingrid's "Casablanca" role : ILSA
19. Not evenly padded, as a mattress : LUMPY
20. Like an animal... : QUIETASAMOUSE
23. Historical period : ERA
24. Use a crowbar : PRY
25. Cream puff, for one : PASTRY
29. Miles per hour, e.g. : RATE
31. At the present : NOW
34. In the future : AFTER
35. O. Henry's "The Gift of the ___" : MAGI
36. ___ Gigio (frequent Ed Sullivan guest) : TOPO
37. ...vegetable... : COOLASACUCUMBER
40. Pulled to pieces : TORE
41. Ontario tribe : CREE
42. Blabs : TELLS
43. Muddy home : STY
44. The former Mrs. Bono : CHER
45. Better than better : FINEST
46. Texas patriot Houston : SAM
47. Buddy : MAC
48. ...or mineral : STRONGASAROCK
55. Assign, as a portion : ALLOT
57. Polly, to Tom Sawyer : AUNT
58. "The Andy Griffith Show" role : OPIE
59. River by the Louvre : SEINE
60. Manuscript encl. : SASE
61. What a cowboy calls a lady : MAAM
62. Flute player : PIPER
63. New World abbr. : AMER
64. Alka-Seltzer sound : PLOP
1. Mideast hot spot : IRAQ
2. Bill of fare : MENU
3. The "A" of ABM : ANTI
4. Pinocchio's giveaway : NOSE
5. Bee colony : APIARY
6. Light wood : BALSA
7. One of "The Simpsons" : LISA
8. Test : EXAM
9. Magnetism : ALLURE
10. Stinky : LOUSY
11. 7-Up ingredient : LIME
12. Dadaist Hans : ARP
13. "Yo!" : HEY
21. ___ cotta : TERRA
22. Of the eye : OPTIC
25. Treaties : PACTS
26. "The game is ___": Holmes : AFOOT
27. Tale : STORY
28. Prefix with photo or phone : TELE
29. Indy entrant : RACER
30. Tropical fever : AGUE
31. Lofty : NOBLE
32. Foreign-made General Motors cars : OPELS
33. Deserving the booby prize : WORST
35. Stallion's mate : MARE
36. Federal agents, informally : TMEN
38. Noodlehead : SCHMO
39. New York city : UTICA
44. Reagan's predecessor : CARTER
45. Speed demon's cry : FASTER
46. Precious ___ : STONE
47. Parson's home : MANSE
48. Accident on ice : SLIP
49. "The Right Stuff" org. : NASA
50. U.S. Pacific territory : GUAM
51. Frolic : ROMP
52. October gem : OPAL
53. "See you," in Sorrento : CIAO
54. 1996 running mate : KEMP
55. Nile viper : ASP
56. Maui garland : LEI

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