New York Times, Monday, July 29, 1996

Author: F. Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Islamic leader : IMAM
5. Madrid museum : PRADO
10. "___reminds me..." : THAT
14. Chess finale : MATE
15. Eagle's claw : TALON
16. Half nelson or full nelson, e.g. : HOLD
17. Set up camp : PITCHATENT
19. Singer Redding : OTIS
20. Biographee B. Toklas : ALICE
21. Grew suddenly : SHOTUP
23. Like terra-cotta tiles : CERAMIC
26. "___Miss Brooks" : OUR
27. Boy : LAD
30. Uno + due : TRE
31. Parties : DOS
33. R-rated, as humor : RIBALD
35. Spanish airline : IBERIA
38. Composer Erik : SATIE
39. Curse : HURLANEPITHET
42. Peninsula in 1967 fighting : SINAI
43. Impolite criticisms : SNIPES
44. Like Scrooge : STINGY
46. Stubborn one : ASS
47. Hula-Hoops, once : FAD
50. Jiffy : SEC
51. Rooster's partner : HEN
53. Chinese Water Torture Cell inventor : HOUDINI
56. Beginning : OUTSET
59. Venom, for one : TOXIN
60. ___d'oeuvres : HORS
62. Lose on purpose : THROWAGAME
65. Whetstone : HONE
66. Eat into : ERODE
67. ___-Tass news agency : ITAR
68. "Bonanza" role : HOSS
69. Ancient letters : RUNES
70. Wriggly fish : EELS
1. Collision : IMPACT
2. Handy postal container : MAILER
3. Garments : ATTIRE
4. Goal of a Muslim pilgrimage : MECCA
5. School org. : PTA
6. Fink (on) : RAT
7. Pub potables : ALES
8. Hawaiian entertainer : DONHO
9. Traveling, as a musical group : ONTOUR
10. Ten C-notes : THOU
11. Ministove : HOTPLATE
12. Three-time Frazier foe : ALI
13. Six-pointers, for short : TDS
18. Skirt's bottom : HEM
22. Melancholy : TRISTE
24. "What's the big___?" : IDEA
25. Toes' woes : CORNS
28. Landed : ALIT
29. H.S.T.'s successor : DDE
32. Loudonville, N.Y., college : SIENA
34. Contemptuous comments : BAHS
35. Where Tabriz is : IRAN
36. Dilapidation : BLIGHT
37. Gorillalike : APISH
39. 1976 best seller "The___Report" : HITE
40. Mythical beasts : UNICORNS
41. ___facto : IPSO
42. Draft org. : SSS
45. Prefix with day or year : YESTER
47. Obsess (on) : FIXATE
48. Twenty Questions category : ANIMAL
49. Greasy spoons : DINERS
52. India's first P.M. : NEHRU
54. Actress Hagen : UTA
55. In song, one that needs to "git along" : DOGIE
57. "A thousand and one___" : USES
58. Jeff Bridges film of '82 : TRON
60. 1968 election monogram : HHH
61. Tic-tac-toe win : OOO
63. "___to a Nightingale" : ODE
64. Jazzman Montgomery : WES

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