New York Times, Monday, April 15, 1996

Author: S. L. Robbins
Editor: Will Shortz
Sidney L. Robbins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 193 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Island south of Sicily : MALTA
6. One of the three B's : BACH
10. Church nook : APSE
14. Once more : AGAIN
15. Melville novel : OMOO
16. Brag : CROW
17. Decide against, from fear : CHICKENOUT
19. Present : HERE
20. Topeka native : KANSAN
21. On___ (for later approval) : SPEC
23. She, objectively : HER
24. Coolio's music : RAP
26. Quench : SLAKE
28. Conducted : LED
31. Iowa college town : AMES
33. Dish cleaner : SPONGE
36. "Take___from me" : ATIP
38. Grand saga : EPIC
40. Comforted : EASED
41. Hans Christian Andersen story : THEUGLYDUCKLING
44. Foreword : INTRO
45. Wall Street order : SELL
46. Toward shelter : ALEE
47. Clink, clank and clunk : NOISES
49. Smack : SLAP
51. Curved letter : ESS
52. Contractual matters : TERMS
54. Big___, Calif. : SUR
55. Inventor Whitney : ELI
57. Locale : SITE
59. Barely conceal one's anger : SEETHE
64. Cargo : LOAD
66. Ballroom dance to ragtime music : TURKEYTROT
68. Florence's river : ARNO
69. Jane Austen novel : EMMA
70. Wipe out : ERASE
71. Bird pad : NEST
72. Quarrel : SPAT
73. Store sects. : DEPTS
1. Built like a___truck : MACK
2. Turkish bigwig : AGHA
3. Reclined : LAIN
4. Spasms : TICS
5. Turkish capital : ANKARA
6. ___mot (witticism) : BON
7. Famous cookie man : AMOS
8. Ends of juntas : COUPS
9. Monopoly purchases : HOTELS
10. "___du lieber!" : ACH
11. Like a monkey's tail : PREHENSILE
12. Kind of loser : SORE
13. Pitcher : EWER
18. Tooth layer : ENAMEL
22. "R.U.R." dramatist : CAPEK
25. Diarist Samuel : PEPYS
27. Australian "bear" : KOALA
28. Language of Lucretius : LATIN
29. Prefix with centric : ETHNO
30. Food gurus : DIETITIANS
32. Borders : SIDES
34. Heredity determinants : GENES
35. Borders : EDGES
37. Prize money : PURSE
39. Selects : CULLS
42. Traveling types : GOERS
43. Word with escalator or subordinate : CLAUSE
48. Deals a heavy blow : SMITES
50. Victimized, with "upon" : PREYED
53. Nonplus : STUMP
55. Dash : ELAN
56. Folk wisdom : LORE
58. Witty Bombeck : ERMA
60. To be, in Paris : ETRE
61. Snare : TRAP
62. Party thrower : HOST
63. French seasons : ETES
65. Speck : DOT
67. Cartoondom's Krazy___ : KAT

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