New York Times, Saturday, December 28, 1996

Author: N. Joline
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Nicholson Joline
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {BFHKQWXZ} This is puzzle # 79 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Out of place : MALAPROPOS
11. Tiny bit : MITE
15. Better : AMELIORATE
16. Like Nash's lama : ONEL
17. "Mansfield Park" author : JANEAUSTEN
18. Tabula ___ : RASA
19. Occasional : ODD
20. Holiday abroad : TET
21. 1972 Billy Wilder film : AVANTI
23. Orchestra section : REEDS
26. Contemptible and not to be trusted : REPTILIAN
28. Collector's items : CURIOS
30. Train part : ROOMETTE
31. Maintain : ASSERT
32. Easter preceder : NOR
33. Ivan's da : YES
34. Check : STEM
36. Storyteller : LIAR
39. Walken's gift in "The Dead Zone" : ESP
42. Gosh, British-style : GOR
44. "___ House" : ANIMAL
48. Soccer great Diego : MARADONA
51. Setting : LOCALE
52. Conditional : PROVISORY
54. Desmond of "Sunset Boulevard" : NORMA
55. Thin layer : LAMINA
56. Mathematics writer ___ Stewart : IAN
58. Chap, affectionately : LAD
59. Inter ___ : ALIA
60. Synthetic fabric : ULTRASUEDE
64. Kind of egg : NEST
65. Toon bird : ROADRUNNER
66. Shoe width : EEEE
67. Lifeguards wear them : SUNSCREENS
1. Mediterranean holiday spot : MAJORCA
2. 1984 Oscar winner : AMADEUS
3. Banks, e.g. : LENDERS
4. Porter : ALE
5. Airline to Karachi : PIA
6. Wipeout : ROUT
7. 1987 skating champ Brian : ORSER
8. Paisley, e.g. : PATTERN
9. Suffix with Capri : OTE
10. Like some committees : SENATORIAL
11. U.S.O.'s concern : MORALE
12. Stupid joke : INANITY
13. Having a will : TESTATE
14. Renowned New York eatery : ELAINES
22. Energy : VIM
24. Burns out : DIES
25. Kind : SORT
27. Combine : POOL
29. Museum of natural history exhibits : STEGOSAURS
35. Kind of recording : MONO
37. Not now : ANON
38. Law used to fight organized crime, acronymically : RICO
39. Board the Concorde: Var. : EMPLANE
40. Food industry giant : SARALEE
41. Oath : PROMISE
43. Perth Amboy's river : RARITAN
45. Emil's "Blue Angel" co-star, 1930 : MARLENE
46. Brand of brandy : ALMADEN
47. They're followed : LEADERS
49. Fly : AVIATE
50. Racket : DIN
53. Sports page numbers : YARDS
57. Dealer's nemesis : NARC
61. Bud's comedy sidekick : LOU
62. Big ___ : SUR
63. French article : UNE

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