New York Times, Thursday, May 23, 1996

Author: M. E. Brindamour
Editor: Will Shortz
Mary E. Brindamour
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Brindamour. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bygone leader : SHAH
5. Kind of acid : FOLIC
10. Business sch. candidate's exam : GMAT
14. 1983 Michener novel : POLAND
15. Easter Rebellion site, 1916 : IRELAND
16. Fad : RAGE
17. "___right!" : EYES
18. 1992 Pulitzer author Mark : NEELY
19. Giordano opera "___Chenier" : ANDREA
20. Spendthrifts : WASTRELS
22. The S in "DOS" : SYSTEM
24. Astronaut William of Apollo 8 : ANDERS
25. Field goal pct., e.g. : STAT
26. Messy place : PIGSTY
29. China's 1972 gift to the U.S. : TWOPANDAS
32. "What was___think?" : ITO
33. Frost : HOAR
34. African antelopes : ELANDS
36. Certain Slav : SERB
38. Davis or Midler : BETTE
39. Umbrella parts : RIBS
40. Mr. Hammer : ARMAND
41. They're typed with the left pinkie : ONES
42. Dye holder : VAT
43. Desert worry : SANDSTORM
45. Church aides : USHERS
48. Heyerdahl's "Kon-___" : TIKI
49. In stock : ONHAND
50. Places to sip mint juleps : VERANDAS
53. Grammatical case : ABLATIVE
57. Bedouin : ARAB
58. Part of a reservation, maybe : TEPEE
60. Ancient theaters : ODEA
61. Send back : REMAND
62. "Casino Royale" actress : ANDRESS
63. Frau's partner : HERR
64. Kennel noises : YIPS
65. Wind instruments : SAXES
66. Peruvian, perhaps : ANDEAN
1. Gush : SPEW
2. Georgetown athlete : HOYA
3. Brews : ALES
4. Gymnastic feats : HANDSTANDS
5. Best clothes : FINERY
6. Pitcher Hershiser et al. : ORELS
7. Undrunk portion : LEES
8. Improperly : ILL
9. Place for suckers : CANDYSTORE
10. Showoff : GRANDSTANDER
11. Superette, e.g. : MART
12. Writer James : AGEE
13. Kind of spirit : TEAM
21. No longer in the U.S.N. : RET
23. Big mouth : YAP
25. Swings at : SWATS
26. Tower location : PISA
27. Roman roads : ITERS
28. Chowhound: Var. : GORMAND
29. Tribal object : TOTEM
30. Surviving : ALIVE
31. Ship grounder : SANDBAR
33. Clothing merchant Bendel : HENRI
35. Fast planes : SSTS
37. Some outdoor musical combos : BANDSTANDBANDS
38. Left Bank sights : BOOKSTANDS
44. Pedro's aunt : TIA
45. Proviso word : UNLESS
46. ___Na Na : SHA
47. Kind of combat : HANDTOHAND
49. More than portly : OBESE
50. Fluctuate : VARY
51. "...___saw Elba" : EREI
52. Highway exit : RAMP
53. Zenith : APEX
54. ___fixe : IDEE
55. Miles of "Psycho" : VERA
56. Garner, as rewards : EARN
59. 70's-80's pol. cause : ERA

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