New York Times, Monday, March 11, 1996

Author: R. Zimmerman
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert Zimmerman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Zimmerman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Bed support : SLAT
5. Race prelim : HEAT
9. Austere : STARK
14. Story : TALE
15. Cooking pot : OLLA
16. Golfer Palmer, to his pals : ARNIE
17. Author unknown, for short : ANON
18. Money for a poor box : ALMS
19. Actress Jessica or Hope : LANGE
20. Basketball tactic : FASTBREAK
22. "Let's Make___" : ADEAL
23. Goes angling : FISHES
24. Identical : SAME
26. Action word : VERB
29. Longtime convicts : LIFERS
33. Like some vegetables : LEAFY
37. Parched : ARID
39. On the main : ASEA
40. "Figaro" song : ARIA
41. Rocket stage : AGENA
42. Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
43. Actress Anderson : LONI
44. Not one red___ : CENT
45. Hang loosely : DRAPE
46. Of the stars : ASTRAL
48. Dog in Oz : TOTO
50. Faithful : TRUE
52. Where les enfants learn : ECOLES
57. Measure of petrol : LITRE
60. Morning mea' : BREAKFAST
63. French spa : EVIAN
64. Forbids : BANS
65. Speechless : MUTE
66. Henry or Jane of film : FONDA
67. View from Buffalo : ERIE
68. "Pretty Maids All in___" : AROW
69. Classic Kilmer poem : TREES
70. Fathers : DADS
71. Gets some quick Z's : NAPS
1. Flagpole : STAFF
2. Hawaiian veranda : LANAI
3. At___for words : ALOSS
4. Decimal portion : TENTH
5. Raspy-sounding : HOARSE
6. Mademoiselle : ELLE
7. ___mater : ALMA
8. Chores : TASKS
9. Sandwich meat : SALAMI
10. Product exhibition : TRADEFAIR
11. William III's successor : ANNE
12. Latvia's capital : RIGA
13. Boat's bottom : KEEL
21. Flock : BEVY
25. Actor Alan : ALDA
27. Storm : RAGE
28. Presidential aide Scowcroft : BRENT
30. "Como___usted?" : ESTA
31. Harvest : REAP
32. Shoppers' thrill : SALE
33. Song syllables : LALA
34. Greek love god : EROS
35. "That___hay!" : AINT
36. Market principle : FAIRTRADE
38. "___the valley of Death..." : INTO
41. Rights org. : ACLU
45. Pier : DOCK
47. Sports venues : ARENAS
49. Razzes : TEASES
51. Waned : EBBED
53. Paine's "The Rights___" : OFMAN
54. 1944 Tierney title role : LAURA
55. Impede legally : ESTOP
56. Mulligans : STEWS
57. Remaining : LEFT
58. Actor Novello : IVOR
59. Prong : TINE
61. ___avis : RARA
62. Novelist Bagnold : ENID

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