New York Times, Tuesday, March 26, 1996

Author: J. S. Marrone
Editor: Will Shortz
John Scott Marrone
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 4 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Marrone. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pro___ : RATA
5. Both: Prefix : AMBI
9. Slacken : LETUP
14. Meanie : OGRE
15. "Hee Haw" humor : CORN
16. Modern Persian : IRANI
17. Landmark 20th-century ballet : THERITEOFSPRING
20. The "S" in WASP : SAXON
21. Openings : GAPS
22. Foot: Lat. : PES
23. Pax___ : ROMANA
26. Install : SEAT
27. 1966 Lovin' Spoonful hit : SUMMERINTHECITY
32. Italian wine region : ASTI
33. Former rival of Jay and Dave : ARSENIO
34. Rectory : MANSE
36. Little sucker? : STRAW
40. More like the Blob : SLIMIER
46. Neophyte: Var. : TIRO
47. 1935 Vernon Duke song : AUTUMNINNEWYORK
51. Elevator man : OTIS
52. One of the Nixons : TRICIA
53. Low-class newspaper : RAG
54. Brotherhood, for short : FRAT
55. 1970's music : DISCO
60. 1968 Hepburn-O'Toole film : THELIONINWINTER
64. Batting great Hank : AARON
65. Andrews or Carvey : DANA
66. Missing : GONE
67. Result : ENSUE
68. Author Haley : ALEX
69. Patronizes the Four Seasons, e.g. : EATS
1. Spoils : ROTS
2. Turkish leader : AGHA
3. "Jurassic Park" menace : TREX
4. Space prefix : AERO
5. It precedes "of God" or "of war" : ACT
6. A Stooge : MOE
7. Work shoes : BROGANS
8. Ravel's "Pavane pour une ___ defunte" : INFANTE
9. Kissers : LIPS
10. Blunder : ERR
11. Chiang Kai-shek's capital : TAIPEI
12. Messy : UNNEAT
13. Symbol of messiness : PIGSTY
18. About : INRE
19. Hall-of-Fame pitcher Warren : SPAHN
24. "...man ___ mouse?" : ORA
25. Russian "peace" : MIR
26. "Star Trek" engineer : SCOTTY
27. Uncle___ : SAM
28. What 27-Down represents : USA
29. Alp, e.g.: Abbr. : MTN
30. Wife, informally : MISSUS
31. Frozen Wasser : EIS
35. Shade tree : ELM
37. Brazilian getaway : RIO
38. Flightboard abbr. : ARR
39. In which dim sum may be cooked : WOK
41. Preface : INTRO
42. Kind of rights, for a suspect : MIRANDA
43. Beginning : INITIAL
44. S.A.S.E., e.g. : ENC
45. Defendants, at law : REI
47. Main lines : AORTAE
48. Beehive State resident : UTAHAN
49. Detroit nine : TIGERS
50. Desert streambed : WADI
54. Numismatist's classification : FINE
56. "Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
57. Portico : STOA
58. Copper : CENT
59. Mine rocks : ORES
61. Bud's comedy companion : LOU
62. Opposite SSW : NNE
63. Medium for Mme. Tussaud : WAX

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