New York Times, Wednesday, December 18, 1996

Author: M. W. Perry
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael W. Perry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Perry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bankrolls : WADS
5. Gumbo vegetable : OKRA
9. Military group : CORPS
14. Take on : HIRE
15. "Gallipoli" director : WEIR
16. Mozart offering : OPERA
17. Start of a quote by 39-Across : IREALLYDIDNTSAY
20. Old schoolhouse item : SLATE
21. Nostradamus, e.g. : SEER
22. Where the worm turns : SOIL
23. Geisha's garment : KIMONO
25. Droop : SAG
27. Function : USE
28. Record producer Brian : ENO
29. ___-ran : ALSO
32. Noble's partner : BARNES
34. Tear asunder : REND
36. Tombstone lawman : EARP
38. Comedian Foxx : REDD
39. See 17-Across : YOGIBERRA
42. Open a bit : AJAR
44. Rock music's Ford : LITA
45. Trans World Dome team : RAMS
49. Like a harvest moon : ORANGE
51. Popular race : TENK
53. The pause that refreshes? : NAP
54. Fish cookout : FRY
55. Sweet potato : YAM
57. Radio antenna : DIPOLE
59. Folder's locale : FILE
61. Gilbert of "Roseanne" : SARA
64. John Lennon hit : WOMAN
65. End of the quote : EVERYTHINGISAID
68. Where the buffalo roam : RANGE
69. Town in Nevada : ELKO
70. Otherwise : ELSE
71. Single-masted vessel : SLOOP
72. Audition for a part : READ
73. Textile worker : DYER
1. Narrow margin of victory : WHISKER
2. Carrier : AIRLINE
3. "Get real!" : DREAMON
4. Former defense collective : SEATO
5. Bird of prey : OWL
6. Ivories and others : KEYS
7. Get carried away? : RIDE
8. One born on April 1 : ARIES
9. Debate side : CON
10. Chooses : OPTS
11. Echo : RESOUND
12. Exalted : PRAISED
13. "Lone Star" director John : SAYLES
18. Singer Horne : LENA
19. Colorless : DRAB
24. Designer Cassini : OLEG
26. Actress with a "Tootsie" role : GARR
30. Spinnaker or jib : SAIL
31. Satellite's path : ORBIT
33. Bring up : REAR
35. Actress Cannon : DYAN
37. Gov. Wilson : PETE
40. Bacchanalian event : ORGY
41. Money in Johannesburg : RAND
42. Advent : ARRIVAL
43. He's on "Tonight" tonight : JAYLENO
46. Irregularity : ANOMALY
47. Lethargic feeling : MALAISE
48. Not a saver : SPENDER
49. Auction bids : OFFERS
50. Daybreak direction : EAST
52. New Zealander : KIWI
56. "Politically Incorrect" host Bill : MAHER
58. Sat (for) : POSED
60. Proof word : ERGO
62. Provoke : RILE
63. "Lonely Boy" singer : ANKA
66. Slangy affirmative : YEP
67. The Eternal : GOD

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