New York Times, Wednesday, May 15, 1996

Author: A.J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 203 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Magic stick : BATON
6. Like bad news : GRIM
10. Working hard : ATIT
14. Like a lot : ADORE
15. Sub___ : ROSA
16. Writer Jaffe : RONA
17. Five-and-ten-cent store chain : JJNEWBERRY
19. Golf club : IRON
20. Dined : ATE
21. Chop___ : SUEY
22. "The Thrill Is Gone" bluesman : BBKING
24. "Amazing Grace," e.g. : HYMN
25. Queen of the heavens : HERA
26. Jerk: Var. : SHMO
29. Boyfriend : BEAU
31. ___Israel (Hebrew homeland) : ERETZ
35. Taken care of : SEENTO
37. All the way : FROMATOZ
39. Kilmer of "Batman Forever" : VAL
40. "Now We Are Six" author : AAMILNE
42. F.D.R.'s successor : HST
43. Edmonton resident : ALBERTAN
45. Physicist Fermi : ENRICO
47. Large African lake : NYASA
48. Front's opposite : REAR
50. Set___on (limit) : ACAP
51. Ridicule : TWIT
53. Track tipster : TOUT
55. Popular catalogue company : LLBEAN
58. Has___good authority : ITON
59. Worthless amount : SOU
62. Gentleman's title : EARL
63. "1 x 1" poet : EECUMMINGS
66. "Hear no___..." : EVIL
67. ___College, N.C. : ELON
68. Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
69. Appraise : RATE
70. See 26-Down : DINE
71. Slangy refusals : NOPES
1. Mexicali area : BAJA
2. Kind of gen. : ADJT
3. Richness : TONE
4. Tram cargo : ORE
5. Informative : NEWSY
6. Novelist Graham : GREENE
7. Actor Calhoun : RORY
8. Medit. land : ISR
9. God willing : MAYBE
10. Dakota Indian : ARIKARA
11. Singer Amos : TORI
12. Apprised of : INON
13. Distinctive taste : TANG
18. Provisions provider, around a harbor : BUMBOAT
23. German port : BREMEN
24. Sweetie : HON
25. Throw : HURL
26. With 70-Across, a whodunit writer : SSVAN
27. Mary of TV's "Peter Loves Mary" : HEALY
28. Peach___ : MELBA
30. "That's___how-do-you-do!" : AFINE
32. Body of values : ETHIC
33. Puccini opera : TOSCA
34. Rock group that sang "Tush" : ZZTOP
36. 1943 U.S. victory site : TARAWA
38. Like early schoolhouses : ONEROOM
41. Wal-___ : MART
44. Actress Getty : ESTELLE
46. Squealer : RAT
49. Adjust, as in harmony : ATTUNE
52. The Temptations' "All___" : INEED
54. Frighten : UNMAN
55. Lecher's look : LEER
56. Kilauea flow : LAVA
57. Fergie, for one : BRIT
58. Symbol : ICON
59. Easy task : SNAP
60. Stare : OGLE
61. Applies : USES
64. Yale student : ELI
65. "Was___blame?" : ITO

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