New York Times, Saturday, March 16, 1996

Author: G. R. Ferguson
Editor: Will Shortz
Gerald R. Ferguson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQWXYZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Husband one's resources : SCRIMP
7. Take stock : ASSESS
13. 1980's sitcom : VALERIE
14. Getting nowhere : INARUT
15. Cruise ship sighting : ICEBERG
16. Big name in desserts : SARALEE
18. Letters in an F.B.I. file : AKA
19. One of the orig. 13 : DEL
20. Dispatched : KILLED
21. Refusals in Rouen : NONS
23. Numb : DEADEN
26. The Lion of God : ALI
27. Because of : DUETO
29. Chuck wagon fare : GRUB
30. "___it" (delayed reaction to a joke) : IGET
31. Pearl collection : STRAND
33. Glistens : SHIMMERS
35. May Day pace : GOOSESTEP
37. Sneeze cause : ALLERGEN
40. Click beetle : ELATER
44. Hopper : TOAD
45. Cannon sound : PEAL
47. Group of three : TRINE
48. No-good : BUM
49. Famed assassin : CARLOS
51. Clue finders : TECS
52. Glorified : ADORED
54. Half of a 1955 merger : CIO
56. Something often sweetened : POT
57. Encumbers : RETARDS
59. Wardrobe : ARMOIRE
61. The Spectator writer : STEELE
62. Erudite : LEARNED
63. Top of a cornstalk : TASSEL
64. Kind of fracture : STRESS
1. Hit the hay : SACKOUT
2. Janitor : CLEANER
3. Graycoat : REB
4. Hot : IRED
5. Up to the hubs : MIRED
6. Pirate's feature, sometimes : PEGLEG
7. Sloths : AIS
8. Drink of half hard cider and half beer : SNAKEBITE
9. Lethal gas : SARIN
10. Of historic time : ERAL
11. Waste matter : SULLAGE
12. Terry Bradshaw, for one : STEELER
13. Victuals : VIANDS
17. Cuts and splices : EDITS
22. Not spontaneous : STAGED
24. Place for powder : ARSENAL
25. Morons' comments : DUHS
28. ___about (legal phrase) : ONOR
30. Communicate : IMPART
32. Just keep one's head above water : DOGPADDLE
34. Dissolve : MELT
36. Person of the future : SEER
37. Practicing law : ATBAR
38. Most eye-catching : LOUDEST
39. 1980 De Niro role : LAMOTTA
41. Men's jewelry items : TIEPINS
42. Showstoppers? : ENCORES
43. Not overworked : RESTED
46. Tavern habitues : LOCALS
49. Astronomical discovery of 1801 : CERES
50. River to the Danube : SIRET
53. Explorer John et al. : RAES
55. Versifying astronomer : OMAR
58. Bifteck seasoning : SEL
60. Nev. neighbor : ORE

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