New York Times, Monday, March 4, 1996

Author: S. B. Whitten
Editor: Will Shortz
Stanley B. Whitten
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Whitten. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Skiing or skin diving, e.g. : SPORT
6. Gossip bit : ITEM
10. Molecule component : ATOM
14. More aged : OLDER
15. Golfer's cry : FORE
16. Conserve : SAVE
17. One of the Judds : NAOMI
18. Doesn't draw, in draw : STANDSPAT
20. Try hard : STRIVE
22. Italian wine region : ASTI
23. Summer, in St.-Denis : ETE
24. Done by oneself : SINGLEHANDED
27. Traditional Christmas drink : WASSAIL
30. "___scale of 1 to 10..." : ONA
31. Mrs. Peron : EVA
32. Block traffic, in a way : DOUBLEPARK
38. Intravenous fluids : SERA
40. Ocean of N.C.'s coast : ATL
41. Guy with an Irish Rose : ABIE
42. Large marine fish : TRIPLETAIL
46. Ron of "Tarzan" : ELY
47. Charged particle : ION
48. Separable components : MODULES
51. Dimwitted cartoon dad : HOMERSIMPSON
56. Son___gun : OFA
57. Verdi opera : AIDA
58. Upstate New York city : ELMIRA
62. Aliens : STRANGERS
65. "Amo, amas, amat," e.g. : LATIN
66. Disclose : TELL
67. Catch : NAIL
68. Decree : EDICT
69. It can close clothes : SNAP
70. Murder : SLAY
71. Classroom furnishings : DESKS
1. TV's "My Three___" : SONS
2. Bit of real estate : PLAT
3. What the nose knows : ODOR
4. Negligent : REMISS
5. "Jeopardy!" info : TRIVIA
6. Suppositions : IFS
7. Sum : TOTAL
8. Clear the board : ERASE
9. Smoker's choice : MENTHOL
10. Nincompoop : ASS
11. Recorded : TAPED
12. Egg-shaped : OVATE
13. Allotted : METED
19. Newswoman Sawyer : DIANE
21. Oklahoma city : ENID
25. Be a bad winner : GLOAT
26. California's___Valley : NAPA
27. Sunset direction : WEST
28. Allege : AVER
29. Mrs. Gandhi's garb : SARI
33. Actress Hagen : UTA
34. Goodyear flier : BLIMP
35. Brother in "Am I my brother's keeper?" : ABEL
36. Irk : RILE
37. Low islands : KEYS
39. "...baked in___" : APIE
43. Ship's guidance system : LORAN
44. Naval banners : ENSIGNS
45. Be Beaten : LOSE
49. Fancily dressed, with "up" : DOLLED
50. Like beds before a maid : UNMADE
51. Emcees : HOSTS
52. Frequently : OFTEN
53. Actress Gibbs : MARLA
54. Perfect : IDEAL
55. "Ave___" : MARIA
59. "Tell it like___!" : ITIS
60. Barry of basketball : RICK
61. Formicary residents : ANTS
63. Swiss peak : ALP
64. Foxlike : SLY

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