New York Times, Monday, June 3, 1996

Author: S. L. Robbins
Editor: Will Shortz
Sidney L. Robbins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {CFQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 196 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Songs by Queen Latifah : RAPS
5. Prefix with sphere : ATMO
9. Cavalry sword : SABER
14. Dictator Idi : AMIN
15. Hold (up) : PROP
16. Money holder : PURSE
17. Classic bouquet tosser : JUNEBRIDE
19. Furious : IRATE
20. Houston pro : ASTRO
21. Wooed with music : SERENADED
23. Kind of collision : HEADON
25. Commercials : ADS
26. Highlander's skirt : KILT
29. ___quo : STATUS
34. Possesses : OWNS
38. Skin opening : PORE
40. Chris of tennis : EVERT
41. With 66-Across, an observation by Lowell : WHATISSORAREASA
44. "___Eat Cake" : LETEM
45. Hard labor : TOIL
46. Thick slice : SLAB
47. Russian plain : STEPPE
49. Items hard to eat with a knife : PEAS
51. German city on the Danube : ULM
53. Tics : SPASMS
58. Most stable : STEADIEST
64. Pitch black : UNLIT
65. Winner's winning : PRIZE
66. See 41-Across : DAYINJUNE
68. Older brother of Moses : AARON
69. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
70. Curved molding : OGEE
71. Pooped : SPENT
72. Revolutionary Trotsky : LEON
73. Stalin's realm : USSR
1. Former title in India : RAJAH
2. Entertain : AMUSE
3. One of Columbus's ships : PINTA
4. Dummy Mortimer : SNERD
5. Mar. follower : APR
6. Speaker of baseball fame : TRIS
7. Means : MODE
8. "Tosca" or "Thais," e.g. : OPERA
9. Bachelorette of a certain age : SPINSTER
10. Surrounding glow : AURA
11. Finishing nail : BRAD
12. Town near Padua : ESTE
13. Saxophone, e.g. : REED
18. Enter criminal charges against : BOOK
22. Actors Harris and Begley : EDS
24. Cheese___ (popular snack food) : NIPS
27. Missing : LOST
28. Boy Scout group : TROOP
30. Fifth and Mad., e.g. : AVES
31. Dabbling duck : TEAL
32. ___Major : URSA
33. Injure with a pitchfork : STAB
34. Wise birds : OWLS
35. Hone : WHET
36. Basketball great Thurmond : NATE
37. Bit of a climb : STEP
39. Toledo's lake : ERIE
42. Sassy : IMPUDENT
43. "'Tis a pity!" : ALAS
48. Israelite judge : ELI
50. Twirled : SPUN
52. Veteran's pride : MEDAL
54. Region in the Loire valley : ANJOU
55. Wallops : SLUGS
56. Excavates : MINES
57. Ranch head? : STEER
58. Ems and Baden-Baden : SPAS
59. Snare : TRAP
60. The auld sod : EIRE
61. Radio-controlled aerial bomb : AZON
62. One sought for advice : SAGE
63. Novice : TYRO
67. Author Fleming : IAN

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