New York Times, Wednesday, December 4, 1996

Author: M. E. Skolsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Elliot Skolsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Skolsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Receded : EBBED
6. Namesakes of 57-Down : IKES
10. "Begone!" : SCAT
14. Suspect's need : ALIBI
15. Converted apartment : LOFT
16. Time piece : HOUR
17. Maugham novel made into a 1946 movie, with "The" : RAZORSEDGE
19. Bout of debauchery : ORGY
20. Not now : THEN
21. Driver's club, for short : AAA
22. Unwanted look : LEER
24. 57-Down's predecessor : HST
25. Popular cable channel : NICKELODEON
29. Before, informally : TIL
30. Bled : RAN
31. Dernier ___ : CRI
32. Worse than bad : AWFUL
35. Habit : WONT
37. The Man : STAN
38. Rossini opera, with "The" : BARBEROFSEVILLE
41. Sailing : ASEA
42. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
43. Bottomless pit : ABYSS
44. Monique, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
45. Horse's tidbit : OAT
46. Towel stitching : HIS
47. "The Amityville Horror" actress : HELENSHAVER
51. Cap with a pompom : TAM
54. Ancient greetings : AVES
55. O.S.S. successor : CIA
56. Prix ___ : FIXE
57. Ian Fleming title : DRNO
59. Facing danger : INHOTWATER
62. Wallop : DECK
63. Highlander : GAEL
64. "___ ears" : IMALL
65. Modern pentathlon event : EPEE
66. 1987 Costner role : NESS
67. What a will, e.g., may indicate? : TENSE
1. Home base, in sci-fi : EARTH
2. Ennui, with "the" : BLAHS
3. "The Pearl Fishers" composer : BIZET
4. Poet's black : EBON
5. Heading: Abbr. : DIR
6. Of an intestine : ILEAC
7. Film maker : KODAK
8. Alphabetic run : EFG
9. Star-shaped : STELLATE
10. Did a blacksmith's job : SHOED
11. "If I remember ___..." : CORRECTLY
12. Summer time: Abbr. : AUG
13. Have a go at : TRY
18. Spinnaker, e.g. : SAIL
23. Long time : EON
25. Shade of green : NILE
26. Artist Max : ERNST
27. Doctoral dread : ORALS
28. WXY phone buttons : NINES
29. March instrument : TUBA
32. Embarrass : ABASH
33. Futile effort : WASTE
34. Like many writers : FREELANCE
35. Mary of the comics : WORTH
36. Birds-feather connector : OFA
37. Fam. members : SIBS
39. Transfer : REASSIGN
40. Heraldic fur : VAIR
45. "A Chorus Line" finale : ONE
46. Radiator output : HEAT
48. Elicit : EVOKE
49. Pains' partner : ACHES
50. Some strings : VIOLS
51. Giant : TITAN
52. Skaters' jumps : AXELS
53. Actress Oberon : MERLE
56. Notability : FAME
57. 34th Pres. : DDE
58. Agent, for short : REP
60. Highlander's negative : NAE
61. Seinfeld, e.g. : WIT

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