New York Times, Saturday, December 9, 1995

Author: Mike Shenk
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Shenk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FQX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Shenk. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Boarding request of the future : BEAMMEUP
9. As good as : ALMOST
15. Proceeding as planned : ONCOURSE
16. Golden rule lead-in : DOUNTO
17. Mint : BRANDNEW
18. Picture of a Bavarian castle, sometimes : JIGSAW
19. Get into a slip : DOCK
20. California Gold Rush name : SUTTER
22. Cassiterite product : TIN
23. Waistband : OBI
24. Tranquil : ATPEACE
25. Blackbird : ANI
26. Master : LEARN
28. Grind : RUT
29. “Permit Me Voyage” writer : AGEE
30. Perfumery product : ESSENCE
33. Ship’s ribs : TIMBERS
35. “Prick Up Your Ears” author John : LAHR
36. Author Connell : EVAN
37. 50’s tough : GREASER
40. 1989 Isaac Asimov book : NEMESIS
44. Count : RELY
45. Bosox legend : YAZ
47. Caspian Sea contents : BRINE
48. Siamang, e.g. : APE
49. Orson Welles’s birthplace : KENOSHA
52. Wore away : ATE
53. Frequent fund-raising grp. : PTA
54. Pitched properly : INTUNE
55. Uncontrollably : AMOK
56. “The Outsiders” author : HINTON
58. Attention-directing phrase : NOTABENE
60. Title heroine of a 1955 book : ELOISE
61. One taking a trip : DRUGUSER
62. Couple that made “Bolero” : DEREKS
63. Where Charlemagne was crowned : STPETERS
1. Gerald Ford’s 1976 running mate : BOBDOLE
2. Clothes : ENROBES
3. Gum arabic sources : ACACIAS
4. Brother, perhaps : MONK
5. Pie base : MUD
6. Dadaism pioneer : ERNST
7. Exhaust : USEUP
8. Tankard material : PEWTER
9. “Dead” or “alive” : ADJECTIVE
10. France’s longest river : LOIRE
11. Kisser : MUG
12. Performing : ONSTAGE
13. Furniture worker : STAINER
14. New Haven residents, e.g. : TOWNIES
21. Free of slack : TAUTEN
24. Paquin and Quindlen, e.g. : ANNAS
27. Pass on : RELAY
29. Old Testament army commander : ABNER
31. Forces who fought Custer : CHEYENNES
32. Straying : ERRANT
34. Lethal African snake : MAMBA
37. Plotted : GRAPHED
38. Skink, for one : REPTILE
39. Katharine’s role in “The Lion in Winter” : ELEANOR
41. Short-haired cat : SIAMESE
42. Chanter : INTONER
43. Some players in a children’s game : SEEKERS
46. “Egad!” : ZOUNDS
49. Fotomat location : KIOSK
50. Stable sound : SNORT
51. In a state : HETUP
55. Neighbor : ABUT
57. Truss : TIE
59. Become gray : AGE

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