New York Times, Saturday, March 23, 1996

Author: R. Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQW} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dish made with sour cream : STROGANOFF
11. Athens's___of Hadrian : STOA
15. Megadeth's music, e.g. : HEAVYMETAL
16. Name of six popes : PAUL
17. Subject to omission : EXCEPTABLE
18. Stage beginning : ACTI
19. Classic Maugham short story : RAIN
20. Strip (of) : DEPRIVE
22. Some dashes : ENS
23. Big fans : ZEALOTS
27. Whole lot : TON
28. Cause resentment : ESTRANGE
30. Base gesture : SALUTE
32. Appointed by an interested party, in Roman law : OPTIVE
34. What Babe Ruth wore : THREE
35. Kind of end : FAG
37. Popular Christmas gifts : SLEDS
39. What's more : AND
40. Signs of organization : PILES
42. Choice segments : ELITES
44. Opposite of love : LOATHE
46. Brings up : ELEVATES
50. Subject of a Keats poem : URN
51. Fanatic : EXTREME
53. Back-road hazard : RUT
54. 30's-40's force : GESTAPO
56. Europe's Gulf of___ : RIGA
57. Twist : SLUE
58. Reeling : ONTHEROPES
63. ___de la Societe : ILES
64. Colorful marine creature : SEAANEMONE
65. Bite : NOSH
66. Scenic walkways : ESPLANADES
1. Actress North : SHEREE
2. Football's Chiefs, originally : TEXANS
3. Intolerant one : RACIST
4. Thermometer site : OVEN
5. Kind of joint : GYP
6. Invoice abbr. : AMT
7. King Features competitor : NEA
8. N.Y.C. parlor : OTB
9. 1989-90 Masters champion : FALDO
10. Companies' trucks : FLEETS
11. Boom : SPAR
12. Tight-lipped : TACITURN
13. In the minority : OUTVOTED
14. Title recipient : ALIENEE
21. Jr.'s exam : PSAT
23. Delete, as a file : ZAP
24. Tolkien creatures : ENTS
25. Mentally quick : AGILE
26. Landscaping machine : LEVELER
29. Man of many words : ROGET
31. Buddhist sacred city : LHASA
33. Ancient Roman official : EDILE
35. 1959 Bock-Harnick musical : FIORELLO
36. "Laugh-In" sportscaster : ALANSUES
38. Originate : STEM
40. Activates, in a way : PLUGSIN
41. Queens park : SHEA
43. "___of Destruction" (1965 hit) : EVE
45. Investigative report : EXPOSE
47. Shooting aid : TRIPOD
48. City on the Willamette : EUGENE
49. Stoppages : STASES
52. Sounds : TONES
55. "Entertainment Tonight" co-host : TESH
56. Piazza di Spagna site : ROMA
59. Utilize : TAP
60. "2001" name : HAL
61. Alfonso's queen : ENA
62. Bacon's "Footloose" role : REN

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