New York Times, Thursday, December 21, 1995

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of wool : LAMBS
6. San ____, Calif. : JOSE
10. Ones making a scene : CAST
14. Let up, as a storm : ABATE
15. Once follower : UPON
16. Lumberjack : AXER
17. Pamphlet writer's expertise? : MANUALDEXTERITY
20. Communicate silently : SIGN
21. Decorate fancily : EMBOSS
22. Incline : UPSLOPE
26. Mars or Venus : ORB
27. Tangle : MAT
28. Vault feature : GROIN
29. Troublemaker : DEVIL
31. Ave. crossers : STS
32. Gardener's need : HOSE
33. Supermarket phenomenon : LINE
34. Studio technician's expertise? : SOUNDJUDGMENT
41. Needing irrigation : ARID
42. Like a Jekyll-Hyde personality : DUAL
44. Chest muscle : PEC
47. Barn toppers : VANES
49. They must be pitched : CAMPS
50. German pronoun : ICH
51. Barley bristle : AWN
52. Sought transportation, in a way : THUMBED
54. Arty : CHICHI
56. Not fully shut : AJAR
57. Town planner's expertise? : COMMONKNOWLEDGE
63. Listen up : HEED
64. Ancient Rome conqueror : GOTH
65. Fix, as a copier : UNJAM
66. C.I.S. predecessor : USSR
67. English : SPIN
68. Dennis the Menace et al. : PESTS
1. Head for the hills : LAM
2. Atty.'s group : ABA
3. Guy : MAN
4. Air conditioner meas. : BTU
5. Yuletide, e.g. : SEASON
6. Served on a panel, maybe : JUDGED
7. Dentist's request : OPEN
8. Red or White team : SOX
9. "Now ____..." (town line message) : ENTERING
10. Hot rod part : CARB
11. Postulates : AXIOMS
12. Begins, as a task : SETSAT
13. Affair arrangements : TRYSTS
18. Back talk : LIP
19. Logo : EMBLEM
22. "Yuck!" : UGH
23. Cons' counterpart : PROS
24. Fair to middlin' : SOSO
25. Stead : LIEU
26. "Ars Amatoria" author : OVID
30. Give the slip : ELUDE
35. Kind of blanket : NAVAHO
36. Random decision makers : DRAWINGS
37. Islamic spirit : JINN
38. Cheese in a ball : EDAM
39. Sans senses : NUMB
40. The red kind is especially sticky : TAPE
43. Kind of trip : LSD
44. Machu ____, Peru : PICCHU
45. Sonar blips : ECHOES
46. Tower ringers : CHIMES
48. City on the Bay of Fundy : STJOHN
49. Get comfy : CURLUP
53. Hem's companion : HAW
55. U.S.N. rank : CMDR
56. One opposed : ANTI
58. "Keystone" character : KOP
59. Chemical conclusion : ENE
60. Some CD players : DJS
61. Piece : GAT
62. Printers' measures : EMS

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