New York Times, Saturday, December 2, 1995

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 1954 Fellini film : LASTRADA
9. Trick : TRIPUP
15. Working : ONTHEJOB
16. Common antiseptic : IODINE
17. Tumblers : ACROBATS
18. Employment agency employee : PLACER
19. Where she blows : THAR
20. "Happy Days" role : RICHIE
22. Kit _____ (candy bar) : KAT
23. Heavy barge : HOY
24. Waxer, of a sort : MOON
25. Restrain : BATE
26. Holiday times : EVES
28. Determined with "on" : BENT
29. Some transmissions : FAXES
30. New South Wales's capital : SYDNEY
32. Self-indulgent : DECADENT
34. Muffs : ERRS
36. Fiefdom owner : LORD
37. In a desultory fashion : ATRANDOM
41. Acknowledge, on the road : TOOTAT
45. _____ Island : RHODE
46. Soccer immortal : PELE
48. Mild oath : GOSH
49. Beloved ones : GEMS
50. Parlor piece : SOFA
51. _____ phenomena : PSI
52. Singer Sumac : YMA
53. Comics : STRIPS
55. Gooding of "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper" : OMAR
56. Scottish singer Donegan of the 50's : LONNIE
58. Orphanage problems : RUNAWAYS
60. Distraction : ESCAPE
61. Scenery : STAGESET
62. Pie-eyed : STEWED
63. Arts and crafts piece : TAPESTRY
1. Can't stand : LOATHES
2. Pizza topping : ANCHOVY
3. Went awry : STRAYED
4. Early U.S. rocket : THOR
5. Confederate : REB
6. Open : AJAR
7. Serve a sentence : DOTIME
8. Flee : ABSCOND
9. Easy 2-pointer : TIPIN
10. Capacity : ROLE
11. Nev. neighbor : IDA
12. Prospector's need : PICKAXE
13. Left over : UNEATEN
14. Most impudent : PERTEST
21. Grand, e.g. : HOTEL
25. Household reprimand : BADDOG
27. Golfer J.C. and others : SNEADS
28. Former Senate chief : BYRD
29. Game with a banker : FARO
31. River to Donegal Bay : ERNE
33. French hillside with vineyards : COTE
35. Lethargy : SOPOR
37. Some sweaters : ARGYLES
38. Excellent, in 50's slang : THEMOST
39. Affair : ROMANCE
40. Selfish demand : MEFIRST
42. It may be rigged : TOPMAST
43. Metallurgist, for one : ASSAYER
44. Dry : THIRSTY
47. Swift's flying island : LAPUTA
50. Jonathan of "The Avengers" : STEED
53. Former Browns QB Brian : SIPE
54. Simple task : SNAP
55. Has creditors : OWES
57. Slangy negative : NAW
59. Mature : AGE

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