New York Times, Friday, December 27, 1996

Author: B. White
Editor: Will Shortz
Bryant White
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXY} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Amassed, with "in" : RAKED
6. English channel : BBC
9. Org. founded in 1890 : DAR
12. Shaped like a May apple : OVATE
13. Swede's name : LARS
15. Design style, informally : DECO
16. International copyright center : BERNE
17. Word with military or heating : UNIT
18. 12/24 and 12/31 : EVES
19. Slots : ONEARMEDBANDITS
22. Voting day: Abbr. : TUE
23. "Holy smokes!" : MAN
24. Young women, Down Under : SHEILAS
25. Ming the Merciless, e.g. : EMPEROR
28. It's also called Plexiglas : LUCITE
29. Nancy's opposite number, once : RAISA
30. Out of port : ASEA
31. They hang around in the tropics : TWOTOEDSLOTHS
36. Small fastener : BRAD
37. Full of pep : ALIVE
38. Erasure, in Rouen : RATURE
41. Places in control again : REVESTS
44. Gelid : ICECOLD
46. Like some verbs: Abbr. : IRR
47. Group with the hit CD "Monster" : REM
49. Field day contest : THREELEGGEDRACE
52. Eye drop : TEAR
53. Nanking nanny : AMAH
54. Eastern prince : RAJAH
55. Doesn't keep up : LAGS
56. Number of shoes? : SIZE
57. Lover, in Le Havre : AMANT
58. Ample shoe width : EEE
59. Shaver : TAD
60. 1911 song "I ___ Girl..." : WANTA
1. Gog, of film sci-fi : ROBOT
2. Means of access : AVENUE
3. Lew, after 1971 : KAREEM
4. Lab item : ETNA
5. Popular game : DEERMEAT
6. Nickname for a Nova Scotian : BLUENOSE
7. Range of frequencies : BAND
8. Plagiarizes : CRIBS
9. Infernal : DEVILISH
10. Protective overlays : ACETATES
11. Site of the Bay of Whales : ROSSSEA
14. "60 Minutes" correspondent : STAHL
15. Commits : DEDICATES
20. Video game hero : MARIO
21. Opposite of alt : NEU
26. They'll make a play for you : PRODUCERS
27. Scientific breakthrough of the 30's : RADAR
31. Windpipes : TRACHEAE
32. Delivery of goods by ship : WATERAGE
33. Journeyed through snow : SLEIGHED
34. Bibliotheque item : LIVRE
35. Lose one's balance? : OVERDRAW
36. Nutty confection : BRITTLE
39. Lobster coral : ROE
40. Greek name for Greece : ELLAS
42. Nerva's successor : TRAJAN
43. Intersecting line : SECANT
45. Relinquish : DEMIT
48. Bombay-born conductor : MEHTA
50. Mideast zone : GAZA
51. 1961 hit "___ Lama Ding Dong" : RAMA

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