New York Times, Saturday, July 20, 1996

Author: R. Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JWXZ} This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Leave : TAKEOFF
8. Shower purchase : LAYETTE
15. Garment worker : SLEEVER
16. Wall-to-wall alternative : AREARUG
17. Senorita's sweetheart : QUERIDO
18. Highest violin string : CANTINO
19. Diamond head : UMP
20. Nursery rhyme surname : DUMPTY
22. "___Life Strange" (1972 hit) : ISNT
23. Yucatan years : ANOS
25. Fraternity letter : PHI
26. Act villainously : SNEER
27. A multitude : RAFTS
29. Open : UNCAP
32. Year in the reign of Pius I : CLI
33. Puckish : ELFIN
34. Loop : NOOSE
35. Child meas. : TSP
36. Down Under oppossums : RINGTAILS
39. Criticize : PAN
42. Ball and cross are two varieties : PEENS
43. Land on the Mediterranean : LIBYA
47. Miss modifier : OLE
48. Upstart 90's politician : PEROT
49. Mount : STEED
50. Shopper in a children's ditty : PIGGY
52. Sort : ILK
54. Constellation animal : URSA
55. Flurry : TEAR
56. Soul-cleansing activity : BARING
59. Drink : SIP
60. Opposed to the N.R.A. : ANTIGUN
62. Most convenient : NEAREST
64. NASA concern : REENTRY
65. Shade maker : ELMTREE
66. Mosaic component : TESSERA
67. More contoured : SLEEKER
1. Drafting aid : TSQUARE
2. Like many reunions : ALUMNAL
3. Warning words : KEEPOFF
4. Suffix with slogan : EER
5. "Time the devourer of all things" writer : OVID
6. Out of patience : FEDUP
7. Dreadful, in slang : FROMHUNGER
8. Dairy prefix : LACT
9. Have___of hope : ARAY
10. Itch : YEN
11. Skip dinner reservations : EATIN
12. Apportion, in a way : TRISECT
13. Secret ways : TUNNELS
14. Self-indulgence of a kind : EGOTRIP
21. Popular Burgundy : PINOTNOIR
24. Fuss : STIR
26. Bouts : SPELLS
28. Short-tempered : SNIPPY
30. Certain borders : COASTLINES
31. "Do___say..." : ASI
37. Formerly : NEE
38. In___(naturally positioned) : SITU
39. Breakfast for the eat-and-run sort : POPTART
40. Title recipient : ALIENEE
41. Cancels : NEGATES
44. Mad : BERSERK
45. Words of understanding : YESISEE
46. Fitting device : ADAPTER
51. Embarrassed expressions, at times : GRINS
53. Toll : KNELL
56. 1973 Gore Vidal best seller : BURR
57. "The Cherry Orchard" girl : ANYA
58. Ready for action : GAME
61. Airfone company : GTE
63. A.A.A. map abbr. : RTE

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