New York Times, Monday, December 9, 1996

Author: F. Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shortly : ANON
5. NaCl : SALT
9. Kind of cheese : SWISS
14. Letterman rival : LENO
15. Wash's partner : WEAR
16. Noodles : PASTA
17. Traveling ice-cream seller : THEGOODHUMORMAN
20. Acapulco gold : ORO
21. Active person : DOER
22. Assistants : AIDERS
23. Overcast : SUNLESS
25. Denver of "The Dukes of Hazzard" : PYLE
26. Fire residue : ASH
27. Gorbachev policy : GLASNOST
31. List components : ITEMS
34. Press, as clothes : IRON
35. Prevaricate : LIE
36. 1976 film about a Little League team : THEBADNEWSBEARS
40. Oliver North's rank: Abbr. : COL
41. Syncopated songs : RAGS
42. Vast chasm : ABYSS
43. Getting a move on : HUSTLING
46. Lobster eater's accessory : BIB
47. Possess : HAVE
48. Outstanding athlete : ALLSTAR
52. On land : ASHORE
55. Not in use : FREE
56. "Honest" President : ABE
57. 1958 best seller set in Southeast Asia : THEUGLYAMERICAN
60. Oslo's land, on stamps : NORGE
61. Scored 100 on : ACED
62. Henri's head : TETE
63. Brilliantly colored fish : OPAHS
64. Unites : WEDS
65. Rabbit dish : STEW
1. Choir members : ALTOS
2. India's first P.M. : NEHRU
3. Tie ___ (get smashed) : ONEON
4. Yuletide beverage : NOG
5. Rushing sound : SWOOSH
6. Yellow fever mosquito : AEDES
7. Lion player of 1939 : LAHR
8. Capote, familiarly : TRU
9. Turns bad : SPOILS
10. Head of a pen : WARDEN
11. "Woe ___!" : ISME
12. Walk of Fame symbol : STAR
13. ___-serif (type style) : SANS
18. Ukraine port : ODESSA
19. Central American pyramid builders : MAYANS
24. Mary's pet : LAMB
25. Snow-cleaning vehicles : PLOWS
27. One of the Allman Brothers : GREGG
28. Oil of ___ : OLAY
29. Sexist letter start : SIRS
30. Dick Tracy's love : TESS
31. Seven-year phenomenon : ITCH
32. 10 C-notes : THOU
33. Wriggly fish : EELS
34. Foolish : INANE
37. Utter nonsense : DRIVEL
38. One who dips out water : BAILER
39. Subsides, as the tide : EBBS
44. However : THOUGH
45. Some T-shirts : LARGES
46. Has an open wound : BLEEDS
48. Carrying guns : ARMED
49. Be silent, in music : TACET
50. Diminish in intensity : ABATE
51. Ask for more Time? : RENEW
52. "___ added expense" : ATNO
53. Boutique : SHOP
54. Wife of Zeus : HERA
55. Confront : FACE
58. Go off course : YAW
59. Part of T.G.I.F. : ITS

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