New York Times, Wednesday, March 27, 1996

Author: R. J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWX} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Second-string player : SCRUB
6. Sharp breath : GASP
10. Baby skin problem : RASH
14. Billy Joel's instrument : PIANO
15. Simba's cry : ROAR
16. Light beige : ECRU
17. Teacher's duty [the basis for five anagrams in this puzzle] : ATTENDANCE
19. Gorge : SATE
20. "The Catcher in the___" : RYE
21. Appearance determinant : GENE
22. Parts of ecosystems : FAUNAS
24. Five-time Wimbledon champ : BORG
25. Expensive coat : SABLE
26. Fountain treat : SODA
29. Orderly lion's lair? : NEATCATDEN
33. ___-garde : AVANT
35. Functions : GOES
36. 4:00 function : TEA
37. Actor Chaney : LON
38. Placate : APPEASE
41. Blow it : ERR
42. So, in Latin : SIC
43. Sharp : KEEN
44. Kind of boom : SONIC
46. Beachgoer's goal? : ADECENTTAN
50. Western Indians : UTES
51. Macaulay Culkin's home status : ALONE
52. Electrical unit : VOLT
54. Verdigris : PATINA
56. Scintilla : IOTA
57. 16th-century date : MDI
60. Ceremony : RITE
61. Actor Beatty fasts? : NEDCANTEAT
64. First garden : EDEN
65. Arboretum item : TREE
66. Fad : CRAZE
67. Wired : SENT
68. Bus rider's prize : SEAT
69. Where to get down from? : EIDER
1. Practice boxing : SPAR
2. Metro : CITY
3. Fare : RATE
4. Article in Le Figaro : UNE
5. Beatnik's drum : BONGO
6. Football great Red : GRANGE
7. Top-flight : AONE
8. Pouch : SAC
9. Introduces : PREFACES
10. Denouement : RESULT
11. Tepee with poles? : ACANEDTENT
12. Madrid miss: Abbr. : SRTA
13. Shades : HUES
18. "The 'Burbs" co-star : DERN
23. Humiliates : ABASES
24. 60's slogan "___the bomb" : BAN
25. Greek meeting place : STOA
26. Hot sauce : SALSA
27. Egg-shaped : OVOID
28. Sock hop notice? : DANCEATTEN
30. 007, e.g. : AGENT
31. Weird : EERIE
32. Undercover police : NARCS
34. Hire : TAKEON
39. Some titles : PENNANTS
40. Tennis's Sampras : PETE
45. Not safe : OUT
47. Grisham nail-biter, with "The" : CLIENT
48. Cousin ot the snipe : AVOCET
49. ___chance : NOTA
53. Kind of corporal : LANCE
54. D.C. V.I.P. : PRES
55. Adjutant : AIDE
56. Brainchild : IDEA
57. Fermented drink : MEAD
58. Almost knock out : DAZE
59. Roman road : ITER
62. Byron's before : ERE
63. Chemistry prefix : TRI

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