New York Times, Thursday, May 16, 1996

Author: F. Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. St. Louis hrs. : CST
4. Daughter of Zeus : ERATO
9. Essential : MUST
13. Suffix in taxonomy : OTA
14. Straw-colored : FLAXEN
15. Informed about : ONTO
16. Head, in slang : NOB
17. Basketry twigs : OSIERS
18. God's___ (churchyard) : ACRE
19. See 54-Across : GOLFBALLCATTLE
22. River in Hesse : EDER
23. Clockmaker___Terry : ELI
24. Snack : EAT
26. See 54-Across : AUTOMOBILESTAKE
32. Records that may be broken? : LPS
33. Class head : PROF
34. ___Minor : URSA
35. Train by oneself : SHADOWBOX
39. Cuatro doubled : OCHO
42. "Maude" producer Norman : LEAR
43. Editorial reading: Abbr. : MSS
46. See 54-Across : NAILHARDBARGAIN
51. Canvases : ART
52. Popular card game : UNO
53. Car part : AXLE
54. Theme of this puzzle : THINGSYOUDRIVE
60. Kin of "wham!" : BOOM
61. Opera set in Cyprus : OTELLO
62. Debussy's "La___" : MER
63. Gambol : ROMP
64. Put on again : REWEAR
65. "We___Not Alone" : ARE
66. Change, often : ONES
67. Burning desire? : ARSON
68. Barrett of rock's Pink Floyd : SYD
1. Solidify : CONGEAL
2. Didn't meet : STOODUP
3. School supplies : TABLETS
4. Old radio host Maxwell : ELSA
5. Form of transportation : RAIL
6. Skating maneuver : AXEL
7. Toyota model : TERCEL
8. Discounted : ONSALE
9. Fortress surrounder : MOAT
10. Fuzzy : UNCLEAR
11. Window washer's leavings : STREAKS
12. Sock part : TOE
14. Palm (off) : FOB
20. Curly coif, for short : FRO
21. "Deck the Halls" contraction : TIS
25. It may be in the bag : TEA
27. Speed letters : MPH
28. "...man___mouse?" : ORA
29. Physique, slangily : BOD
30. Poker player's comment : IFOLD
31. Often-rented item : TUX
35. Another name for Phoebus : SOL
36. Entanglement : WEB
37. Cotswold's call : BAA
38. 1949 Peace Nobelist John Boyd___ : ORR
39. ___slow boat to China : ONA
40. It comes from a drawer : CARTOON
41. Be personally meaningful : HITHOME
43. Some Nissans : MAXIMAS
44. Lustrous, in a way : SILVERY
45. Turned up one's nose (at) : SNEERED
47. Ancient Mongol : HUN
48. Goat type : ANGORA
49. Mustered roll? : ROSTER
50. Needlefish : GAR
55. Troublemakers : IMPS
56. Woods used in cabinetmaking : YEWS
57. Ersatz butter : OLEO
58. ___Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
59. Golden: Fr. : DOR
60. Good buddy : BRO

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