New York Times, Thursday, December 5, 1996

Author: B. Jorgensen
Editor: Will Shortz
Betty Jorgensen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 76 for Ms. Jorgensen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Broker's security : MARGIN
7. Disappoints : LETSDOWN
15. Reluctant : AVERSE
16. Abyssinia, today : ETHIOPIA
17. Start of a quip concerning a Hitchcock film : TOGETTOTHEBATES
19. Radials : TIRES
20. Massenet opera : THAIS
21. Site of the tree of life : EDEN
22. Hammer parts : PEENS
23. Employer watchdog: Abbr. : OSHA
27. Q-U link : RST
28. 20's hit "___ Get By" : ILL
29. Carer for horses : STABLER
31. One of 150 : PSALM
33. Beauty's swain : BEAST
34. Middle of the quip : MOTELYOUGOBYWAY
39. Developed : AROSE
40. Starts of some pranks : DARES
41. Usurper : DEPOSER
44. One-striper: Abbr. : ENS
45. ___ Zeppelin : LED
48. Whiffenpoofs : ELIS
49. Sturdy stocking stuff : LISLE
51. Tomato type : ROMA
52. Former enemy capital : HANOI
53. River to the Rio Grande : PECOS
54. End of the quip : OFTHEPSYCHOPATH
59. 1942 U.S. victory site : CORALSEA
60. Mary's home, in an old song : TRALEE
61. Like steppes : TREELESS
62. Ceremonial dinners : SEDERS
1. Concern : MATTER
2. Dodges : AVOIDS
3. "What if" feeling : REGRET
4. Village center : GREEN
5. Followers : ISTS
6. Basketball champions' "trophy" : NET
7. River of forgetfulness : LETHE
8. Allen and Frome : ETHANS
9. Devout one : THEIST
10. Brothers and others : SIBS
11. E.R. letters : DOA
12. Choose : OPT
13. "___ geht's?" (German "How are you?") : WIE
14. TV's "Emerald Point ___" : NAS
18. Opera set in Cyprus : OTELLO
22. Cavort : PLAY
23. Toes the line : OBEYS
24. Chopped cabbage : SLAW
25. "For ___ jolly..." : HESA
26. Bohemian : ARTY
28. Byron's "the ___ of Greece!" : ISLES
30. French clerics : ABBES
31. Mexican money : PESOS
32. Kind of pie : MUD
34. Cooked : MADE
35. City south of Moscow : OREL
36. Sun hat : TOPI
37. Mary Macleod wrote in it : GAELIC
38. Alencon's department : ORNE
42. Pass : ELAPSE
43. Salon tasks : RINSES
45. Site : LOCALE
46. Ham : EMOTER
47. Track events : DASHES
50. Nutritious beans : SOYAS
51. Fix, as a worn cushion : REPAD
52. Site of 7-Down : HELL
53. Sweat source : PORE
54. Beerfest time: Abbr. : OCT
55. In place of : FOR
56. Certain numero : TRE
57. "Some ___ meat and canna eat": Burns : HAE
58. Lofty address abbr. : HTS

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