New York Times, Saturday, March 30, 1996

Author: D. R. Stark
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel R. Stark
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Stark. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Numinous : MYSTICAL
9. Try out : SAMPLE
15. Independence : AUTONOMY
16. Donny or Marie Osmond : UTAHAN
17. Monk's garment : SCAPULAR
18. Extends : RENEWS
19. Charade : ACT
20. Running slow : IDLING
22. "Tag" : NAME
23. Shake : DAUNT
25. More slippery : ICIER
27. ___Bernardino : SAN
28. On the main : ASEA
29. Vanilla, e.g. : BEAN
30. City founded as Naniwa : OSAKA
32. Kings' group, for short : NHL
34. Like loaf bread : LEAVENED
36. Lowering : OMINOUS
40. Rainbows : SPECTRA
41. Witch hazel is one : LINIMENT
43. Previous word : ERE
44. First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
45. Parts of joules : ERGS
47. Siva's consort, in Hinduism : DEVI
51. Blonde shade : ASH
52. Clip : SHEAR
54. French family members : PERES
55. Rebuffs : NOES
57. Busy : ORNATE
59. Carnival site : RIO
60. One with a foil : DUELER
62. It's hard to hit : SPITBALL
64. "___Bath Book" ("Sesame Street" volume) : ERNIES
65. Managed : OPERATED
66. Brain stumper : RIDDLE
67. Meat tenderizer : MARINADE
1. Ancient fortress on the Dead Sea : MASADA
2. Joshua trees : YUCCAS
3. Bronze, e.g. : STATUE
4. Exceed : TOP
5. Arctic dweller : INUIT
6. Weak, as a scent : COLD
7. Charlotte___, V.I. : AMALIE
8. Melodious : LYRICAL
9. Big polling news : SURGE
10. Worried, with "at" : ATE
11. "Buddenbrooks" author : MANN
12. Dish at a royal feast : PHEASANT
13. Member of Congress : LAWMAKER
14. Baja California city : ENSENADA
21. Good gymnastics scores : NINES
24. Girl in a Robert Burns poem : NANNIE
26. Pirate : ROVER
29. One side in the Civil War : BLUE
31. Drop out : SECEDE
33. Realtor's concerns : HOMES
35. Galoots : APES
36. Poisonous shrub : OLEANDER
37. Famous surrender site : MISSOURI
38. Ultimately : INTHEEND
39. Rude look : SNEER
42. Window variety : TRANSOM
46. Unaged Italian brandy : GRAPPA
48. Slips on a slip? : ERRATA
49. Like Salome : VEILED
50. Wagner soprano : ISOLDE
53. Richard III's need : HORSE
54. Kind of dish : PETRI
56. Gradually fell : SLID
58. Gallery : TIER
61. Sea shocker : EEL
63. Sure competitor : BAN

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