New York Times, Wednesday, May 1, 1996

Author: F. Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Easing of tension : THAW
5. They go down when it's sunny : VISORS
11. Va. clock setting : EST
14. Quattro maker : AUDI
15. Menu pick : ENTREE
16. Big initials in old films : RKO
17. Man with a 36-Across : GEORGEBURNS
19. Prefix with conservative : NEO
20. Crop-___ (having short hair) : EARED
21. Connecticut town : DARIEN
23. Thwarted : HOGTIED
26. Return to class : REMEET
27. Gofer's task : ERRAND
28. Brand of vacuums : ORECK
29. Pours none too neatly : SLOPS
30. Ancient Iranians : MEDES
32. Dictionary abbr. : OBS
35. Under: Fr. : SOUS
36. Theme of this puzzle : CIGAR
37. Gov. Bayh of Indiana : EVAN
38. S.A.S.E., e.g. : ENC
39. Body of law : CANON
40. Egg-shaped : OVATE
41. Learned via the grapevine : HEARD
43. Army helicopter : APACHE
44. Drink with Scotch : ROBROY
45. Blubber stripper : FLENSER
46. Big bang maker : CYMBAL
47. Ali-Foreman battle site : ZAIRE
48. Nutritional abbr. : RDA
49. Man with a 36-Across : FIDELCASTRO
54. ___Lingus : AER
55. Set apart : ENISLE
56. Home of 49-Across : CUBA
57. "Anonymous" : MRX
58. Salvation Army workers : SANTAS
59. Kind of poll : EXIT
1. Make "it" : TAG
2. Shade : HUE
3. Uproar : ADO
4. Watergate-type crimes : WIRETAPS
5. Turned aside : VEERED
6. Sacked out : INBED
7. Collar fastener : STUD
8. Rink great : ORR
9. Giver : RENDERER
10. Cracker seeds : SESAMES
11. Man with a 36-Across : ERNIEKOVACS
12. Shooter's game : SKEET
13. Bugs Bunny, e.g. : TOON
18. Capital___ : GAINS
22. VCR button: Abbr. : REC
23. "Siddhartha" author : HESSE
24. Wrinkle-resistant fabric : ORLON
25. Man with a 36-Across : GROUCHOMARX
26. Tokyo destroyer, in film : RODAN
30. Dawber TV role : MINDY
31. It's sometimes bruised : EGO
33. Wash : BATHE
34. Scornful utterance : SNEER
36. English colony until 1729 : CAROLINA
37. Fade away : EVANESCE
39. Vessels outside port? : CARAFES
40. La Scala performance : OPERA
42. Flow's partner : EBB
43. "___Restaurant" : ALICES
44. Golf cup name : RYDER
45. Spanish composer Manuel de___ : FALLA
46. Stuff (in) : CRAM
47. Joie de vivre : ZEST
50. Racket : DIN
51. Prom attire : TUX
52. Diamond stat : RBI
53. Dobbin's nibble : OAT

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