New York Times, Thursday, February 22, 1996

Author: C. Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Conventions : MORES
6. Take, as testimony : HEAR
10. Doctrines : ISMS
14. Phrase of clarification : IDEST
15. "Memories___" (Billy Crystal film) : OFME
16. Set of races : MEET
17. Astronomical Willy Ley book : CONQUESTOFSPACE
20. Museum pieces : ART
21. Drive insert : DISK
22. Flinch : WINCE
23. Sprite, to Spenser : FAERIE
26. Item removed at the pump : GASCAP
27. Napoleon decreed its construction : ARCDETRIOMPHE
30. Terminate : CEASE
31. Lieutenant of Fidel, once : CHE
32. Painter Gerard___Borch : TER
33. Some moisturizers : LOTIONS
37. Jamboree org. : BSA
40. "Ulalume" penner : POE
41. Vermont Senator Patrick : LEAHY
43. Home-front plot of W.W.II : VICTORYGARDEN
48. Some microwaves : AMANAS
50. Sock style : ARGYLE
51. Blanches : PALES
52. "Even___speak..." : ASWE
54. Satyajit Ray hero : APU
56. Considerations in yachting : PREVAILINGWINDS
60. Malta moolah : LIRE
61. Carpenter's aid : VISE
62. Actress MacDowell : ANDIE
63. Indentureship unit : YEAR
64. Hubbub : STIR
65. Shocked reactions : GASPS
1. Foliate mineral : MICA
2. Unscented : ODORFREE
3. Business traveler's booking : RENTACAR
4. Bar member's abbr. : ESQ
5. Good name for a cook? : STU
6. L'eggs employee : HOSIER
7. Lizards, old-style : EFTS
8. Rampaging : AMOK
9. Ring official : REF
10. Bratty : IMPISH
11. Spirited gathering : SEANCE
12. Birthplace of Mohammed : MECCA
13. Precipitous : STEEP
18. Touch up : EDIT
19. Give and take : SWAP
24. Bradley and O'Neill : EDS
25. Film amount : REEL
26. Feds : GMEN
27. Shtick : ACT
28. Less demonstrative : ICIER
29. Exultant cry : OHO
34. ___out (withdraws) : OPTS
35. Overly : TOO
36. Molten waste : SLAG
37. 1978 Springsteen song : BADLANDS
38. Pre-shearing bath : SHEEPDIP
39. Author Rand : AYN
42. Suffix with eat or boot : ERY
43. Irish statesman Eamon De___ : VALERA
44. "Well,___!" (huffy phrase) : INEVER
45. Durango abode : CASA
46. Tedious affair, slangily : YAWNER
47. Baseball's Luzinski : GREG
48. Administer : APPLY
49. 1842 story "The Mystery of___Roget" : MARIE
52. Stepped down : ALIT
53. "Yes, indeed," in Madrid : SISI
55. Benefits : USES
57. E.R. hookups : IVS
58. Jokester : WAG
59. ___nutshell : INA

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