New York Times, Tuesday, February 13, 1996

Author: G. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "___off!" ("Congrats!") : HATS
5. Payola, e.g. : GRAFT
10. Sandler formerly of "S.N.L." : ADAM
14. Object of an Army hunt : AWOL
15. Wedding route : AISLE
16. Deli sandwich : HERO
17. Dig, so to speak : LIKE
18. "___your life!" : NOTON
19. Siberia's site : ASIA
20. W.W.II fighter pilot : FLYINGTIGER
23. Nosh : EAT
24. Theater sections : LOGES
25. Head out on the ranch? : STEER
27. Monopoly purchase : HOTEL
30. Nova___ : SCOTIA
33. Hertz rival : AVIS
36. Aplenty, in the past : ENOW
38. "But___me, give me liberty..." : ASFOR
39. Children's card game : WAR
40. Changeable in shape : PROTEAN
42. Last number before "Liftoff!" : ONE
43. Run off to the preacher : ELOPE
45. Take a___at : STAB
46. Fires : AXES
47. Signify : DENOTE
49. Photographer Adams : ANSEL
51. Cobbler's stock : HEELS
53. Pindar's Muse : ERATO
56. Foofaraw : ADO
58. 1960 chart topper : RUNNINGBEAR
62. G.O.P. insider Matalin : MARY
64. Skepticism : DOUBT
65. "My Way" lyricist : ANKA
66. Old socialite Maxwell : ELSA
67. "Sesame Street" Muppet : ERNIE
68. Champagne name : MOET
69. Appear : SEEM
70. Intelligence : SENSE
71. Mrs. Shakespeare : ANNE
1. 50% : HALF
2. "Where there's___..." : AWILL
3. 1964 Olympics city : TOKYO
4. Vehicles with bells : SLEIGHS
5. Mafioso : GANGSTER
6. Battle with the police : RIOT
7. Italian wine center : ASTI
8. Whips : FLOGS
9. Principles : TENETS
10. "Caught you!" : AHA
11. Erwin Rommel's nickname, with "the" : DESERTFOX
12. La Scala song : ARIA
13. Castle defense : MOAT
21. Recent: Prefix : NEO
22. Preserve again : RECAN
26. Dawn goddess : EOS
28. NASA chimp : ENOS
29. Led Zeppelin's "Whole___Love" : LOTTA
31. Actress Skye : IONE
32. Trojan War god : ARES
33. Filled with wonder : AWED
34. Lowland : VALE
35. Locomotive : IRONHORSE
37. Withdraw, as from a dependency : WEAN
40. One of the Benchleys : PETER
41. Kind of ballot : ABSENTEE
44. "The Purloined Letter" writer : POE
46. Joe Namath's alma mater : ALABAMA
48. Dodges : ELUDES
50. Unit of work : ERG
52. Dorm sound : SNORE
54. Mortise insertion : TENON
55. Like some old buckets : OAKEN
56. City north of Des Moines : AMES
57. Cowgirl Evans : DALE
59. Senator Sam : NUNN
60. Nile bird : IBIS
61. Fixed fee : RATE
63. Sweet potato : YAM

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