New York Times, Wednesday, May 22, 1996

Author: R. Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___O'Rourke of "F Troop" : SGT
4. Incarcerates : JAILS
9. Vexes : GALLS
14. Tiny : WEE
15. Miss Dinsmore of children's books : ELSIE
16. Husband of Bathsheba : URIAH
17. Give___whirl : ITA
18. Slanted : ATILT
19. Home in a dome : IGLOO
20. B-less figure on a coin : SUSANANTHONY
23. Volcano, at times : SPEWER
24. Defeat soundly : SHELLAC
28. "___the house" : ITSON
31. French sailing vessel : GALERE
32. Play at full volume : BLAST
35. Picture, in commercial names : FOTO
37. Powerful D.C. lobby : NRA
38. B-less U.S. leader : RUTHERFORDHAYES
42. Santa___ : ANA
43. Sch. founded in 1845 : USNA
44. "...___which will live in infamy" : ADATE
45. Pass play : SCREEN
48. Bad news for Exxon : SPILL
50. Shivaree : SHINDIG
52. Purse parts : CLASPS
56. B-less film legend : CECILDEMILLE
59. Animal track : SPOOR
62. Myanmar, formerly : BURMA
63. Kind of cake : OAT
64. Shade of gray : PEARL
65. Make dim : BLEAR
66. Actor Erwin : STU
67. Concur : AGREE
68. Walk furtively : SLINK
69. Mount, with "on" : HOP
1. Like many watches : SWISS
2. Costume : GETUP
3. Rag : TEASE
4. MacDonald of old films : JEANETTE
5. Where sacrifices are made : ALTARS
6. "The doctor___" : ISIN
7. Cheerful tune : LILT
8. Biblical brother and namesakes : SETHS
9. 21 shillings : GUINEA
10. Scottish pattern: Var. : ARGYLL
11. Like Abner : LIL
12. Southeast Asian : LAO
13. "___'nuff!" : SHO
21. Make-___Foundation : AWISH
22. 1977 George Burns film : OHGOD
25. Tony-winning singer Lotte : LENYA
26. Stop, in France : ARRET
27. Stop : CEASE
29. Rubs out : OFFS
30. Middays : NOONS
32. Audacity : BRASS
33. Meal in a box : LUNCH
34. Arcade name : ATARI
36. Door on the floor : TRAP
39. Like some ancient inscriptions : RUNIC
40. Crayola's parent company : HALLMARK
41. Dwight's opponent in '52 : ADLAI
46. Repeat performance : ENCORE
47. Channel swimmer Gertrude : EDERLE
49. Cool guy? : ICEMAN
51. Former Redskins coach Joe : GIBBS
53. Not stay still in a container : SLOSH
54. "Republic" author : PLATO
55. Arrange : SETUP
57. Pause : LULL
58. Eins + zwei : DREI
59. Workout site : SPA
60. Little Margaret : PEG
61. Row : OAR

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