New York Times, Monday, December 30, 1996

Author: C. F. Murray
Editor: Will Shortz
C. F. Murray
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Murray. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wood-turning tool : LATHE
6. Welcome smell : AROMA
11. Undergrad degrees : BAS
14. Disney mermaid : ARIEL
15. Site of golfing's Ryder Open : DORAL
16. Genetic trait carrier : RNA
17. Make an error : DROPTHEBALL
19. Consume : EAT
20. Part to play : ROLE
21. Teacher in a turban : SWAMI
23. Conciliate : APPEASE
27. Gotten back, as land in battle : RETAKEN
29. Villain : MEANIE
30. Capital of Tasmania : HOBART
31. Welles of "Citizen Kane" : ORSON
32. Golden Horde member : TATAR
33. Premium cable channel : HBO
36. Diana of the Supremes : ROSS
37. Munchhausen's title : BARON
38. Lima, e.g. : BEAN
39. Suffix with superintend : ENT
40. Rubbernecker : GAPER
41. Fanny ___ of the Ziegfeld Follies : BRICE
42. Area of Manhattan : HARLEM
44. Lighthouse light : BEACON
45. Artist's studio : ATELIER
47. Make manhattans and such : BARTEND
48. Ear parts : LOBES
49. Is up : BATS
50. Zoo bird : EMU
51. Be outrageous : TAKETHECAKE
58. ___ room : REC
59. Deceive : LIETO
60. Charge : RUNAT
61. "For shame!" : TSK
62. Mystery writer's award : EDGAR
63. Nairobi's land : KENYA
1. Terhune's "___: a Dog" : LAD
2. Opposite of "Dep." on a flight board : ARR
3. Tijuana uncle : TIO
4. With it, 40's-style : HEP
5. It loops the Loop : ELTRAIN
6. Dancer Astaire : ADELE
7. Caftan : ROBE
8. "... man ___ mouse?" : ORA
9. ___ de mer : MAL
10. Selected athlete : ALLSTAR
11. Get a party going : BREAKTHEICE
12. "What's in ___?" : ANAME
13. Luxurious sheet material : SATIN
18. Hydrant hookup : HOSE
22. Card game for two : WAR
23. Dean Martin song subject : AMORE
24. Juan of Argentina : PERON
25. Not take responsibility : PASSTHEBUCK
26. 1961 space chimp : ENOS
27. Copter part : ROTOR
28. Israeli statesman Abba : EBAN
30. Quarters in a sultan's palace : HAREM
32. Grow narrower : TAPER
34. Breakfast sizzler : BACON
35. Upturned, as a box : ONEND
37. Cotton bundle : BALE
38. Baby sitter's nightmare : BRAT
40. Chewy part of meat : GRISTLE
41. Bananas : BERSERK
43. Hearty drink : ALE
44. Alternative to a shower : BATH
45. With ears pricked : ALERT
46. Weighty books : TOMES
47. Ulan ___, Mongolia : BATOR
49. ___ carotene : BETA
52. Help : AID
53. Beer barrel : KEG
54. Feed lines to : CUE
55. Massachusetts cape : ANN
56. Braggart knight of the Round Table : KAY
57. H, to Greeks : ETA

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