New York Times, Tuesday, December 17, 1996

Author: G. E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bushy coif : AFRO
5. Belle or Bart : STARR
10. "Dancing Queen" pop group : ABBA
14. It goes with runners : SLED
15. Army Corps of Engineers construction : LEVEE
16. Burrow : LAIR
17. In direct competition : HEADTOHEAD
19. Mid 12th-century date : MCLI
20. Long fish : EEL
21. Rich Little, e.g. : APER
22. Drew out : EVOKED
24. Three-sided sword : EPEE
25. Savage : BEAST
26. One of the Greats : ALFRED
29. Half step, in music : SEMITONE
32. Partner of ways : MEANS
33. Shack : HOVEL
34. Corn crib : BIN
35. Early Andean : INCA
36. More rational : SANER
37. Diplomat's skill : TACT
38. Fr. holy woman : STE
39. Burger King, to McDonald's : RIVAL
40. Where the loot gets left : CACHE
41. Autumn drink : HOTCIDER
43. Crave, with "for" : HANKER
44. "You Must Remember This" author : OATES
45. Kennel cry : BARK
46. Browning automatics : RIFLES
48. Effrontery : GALL
49. Menlo Park initials : TAE
52. Shut noisily : SLAM
53. Kind of combat : HANDTOHAND
56. Gambling, e.g. : VICE
57. ___ orange : OSAGE
58. Mitch Miller's instrument : OBOE
59. Squint : PEER
60. Firefighting need : WATER
61. Old TV detective Peter : GUNN
1. Connors defeater, 1975 : ASHE
2. Hightail it : FLEE
3. Not imagined : REAL
4. Roulette bet : ODD
5. Inclined : SLOPED
6. Snicker : TEHEE
7. Say it's so : AVER
8. New Deal proj. : REA
9. Jesus Christ, with "the" : REDEEMER
10. Virtually : ALMOST
11. One after the other : BACKTOBACK
12. Ill temper : BILE
13. Saharan : ARID
18. Uses a camcorder : TAPES
23. Resort near Copper Mountain : VAIL
24. Soprano Berger : ERNA
25. Angle on a gem : BEVEL
26. Plain People : AMISH
27. Slowly, in music : LENTO
28. In-person, as an interview : FACETOFACE
29. Sub detector : SONAR
30. Recess : NICHE
31. Computer command : ENTER
33. Wealthy ones : HAVES
36. Two-headed lady exhibit, e.g. : SIDESHOW
37. Part of L.S.T. : TANK
39. Liturgy : RITE
40. Film producer Ponti : CARLO
42. More tranquil : CALMER
43. Horse restraint : HALTER
45. Sheriff's star, e.g. : BADGE
46. Invitation letters : RSVP
47. Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
48. Pesky insect : GNAT
49. No-no: Var. : TABU
50. Erelong : ANON
51. First place : EDEN
54. Simile center : ASA
55. Not a sharer : HOG

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