New York Times, Monday, April 29, 1996

Author: S. L. Robbins
Editor: Will Shortz
Sidney L. Robbins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 194 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tale with a point : FABLE
6. Dutch portraitist Frans : HALS
10. Slightly wet : DAMP
14. Wing it, speechwise : ADLIB
15. Rock's Clapton or Carmen : ERIC
16. Theater award : OBIE
17. Diver's inspiration? : DEEPBREATH
19. Facilitate : EASE
20. Extremities : ENDS
21. "The Zoo Story" playwright : ALBEE
22. Escalator segment : STEP
23. "___ De-Lovely" : ITS
24. Restaurant patrons : DINERS
26. Hijacker's destination, once : HAVANA
30. Mock : TAUNT
32. Hebrew "A" : ALEPH
33. Bride's route : AISLE
34. Arab name part : IBN
37. 1995 Whitney Houston movie : WAITINGTOEXHALE
40. Zero : NIL
41. ___bourguignon : BOEUF
42. Debate (with) : ARGUE
43. Bees' homes : HIVES
44. Bounced back : ECHOED
45. Make calm : SEDATE
48. Squeal (on) : RAT
49. "You said it!" : AMEN
50. Lads and dads, e.g. : MALES
53. Three-player card game : SKAT
57. Gale : WIND
58. In suspense : BREATHLESS
60. Otherwise : ELSE
61. "Yikes!" : EGAD
62. Central artery : AORTA
63. Like Easter eggs : DYED
64. Surveyor's measures : RODS
65. Quartet member : TENOR
1. Lose brightness : FADE
2. Yemeni port : ADEN
3. Blackmailed : BLED
4. Revlon targets : LIPS
5. Flow back : EBB
6. Dressy shoes : HEELS
7. Yemeni, e.g. : ARAB
8. Miller beer brand : LITE
9. Timetable : SCHEDULE
10. "___scratch" (old cleanser slogan) : DOESNT
11. Lessen : ABATE
12. Super-skinflint : MISER
13. Chicks' sounds : PEEPS
18. ___-tat-tat : RATA
23. Repress : INHIBIT
25. Not precise : INEXACT
26. Actress Goldie : HAWN
27. Jai___ : ALAI
28. Bit of wedding garb : VEIL
29. Prone : APT
30. Shakespeare's "___ Andronicus" : TITUS
31. From : ASOF
33. "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" writer : AGEE
34. Othello's ensign : IAGO
35. Like robbins' eggs : BLUE
36. Penury : NEED
38. Election time : NOVEMBER
39. Royal initials : HRH
43. Personally gave : HANDED
44. Bridge seat : EAST
45. Was a cutup? : SAWED
46. Etiquette arbiter Post : EMILY
47. Thick : DENSE
48. Is a bookhound : READS
51. Jason's ship : ARGO
52. Conduct : LEAD
53. Blackthorn fruit : SLOE
54. Composer Jerome : KERN
55. Concerning : ASTO
56. Romanov V.I.P. : TSAR
59. Derby, e.g. : HAT

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