New York Times, Thursday, August 15, 1996

Author: S. B. Whitten
Editor: Will Shortz
Stanley B. Whitten
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Whitten. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Football executive Hunt : LAMAR
6. Proofreader's direction : STET
10. Opposite of "absent" : HERE
14. Run off together : ELOPE
15. Olympic sport discontinued after 1936 : POLO
16. Poles' connector : AXIS
17. Spills (over) : SLOPS
18. Garden site : EDEN
19. Equips : RIGS
20. 1957 Cooper/Hepburn film title, literally : NOONLOVEINTHE
23. Fleet runner : ADMIRAL
25. Circular homes : NESTS
26. Some art : PRINTS
27. Biographical data : DEEDS
30. Fuel that's burned : PEAT
31. Makes livable, as a house : FURNISHES
35. Escape : LAM
36. 1980's invasion site : GRENADA
38. Gnaw at : EAT
39. Settles elsewhere : EMIGRATES
41. Batting backstop : CAGE
42. Bowling alleys : LANES
43. Hold protectively : CRADLE
45. Ditch : SCRAP
48. Aquatic bird : MOORHEN
49. 1951 Grable/Carey film title, literally : THESHOWMEETME
53. Pub round : ALES
54. Way to go : ROAD
55. Former swimsuit cover model : TIEGS
58. Building regulations : CODE
59. "Caro nome," e.g. : ARIA
60. Zhou ___ : ENLAI
61. Jailer's need : KEYS
62. 1994 Jodie Foster film : NELL
63. Musical bars? : RESTS
1. Article in France-Soir : LES
2. Exclusively : ALL
3. 1941 Ameche/Grable film title, literally : MOONMIAMI
4. Select : APPOINT
5. Vacation destination : RESORT
6. Incantation : SPELL
7. Kind of list : TODO
8. Mountain sign abbr. : ELEV
9. ___ of voice : TONE
10. Bring under control : HARNESS
11. Leaves : EXITS
12. Amendment subject : RIGHT
13. Largest section of a dictionary, usually : ESSES
21. TV's "Emerald Point ___" : NAS
22. Where George Orwell was born : INDIA
23. PowerBook maker : APPLE
24. Fantasize : DREAM
27. Beach terrain : DUNES
28. Times to remember : ERAS
29. Intention : END
31. Entertain grandly : FETE
32. 1979 Heard/Hurt film title, literally : HEADHEELS
33. Boy Scout rank : EAGLE
34. "Skittle Player Outside an Inn" painter : STEEN
36. Place for peaks : GRAPH
37. Competed : RAN
40. Specs : GLASSES
41. Purplish-red : CARMINE
43. Former mile record holder : COE
44. Scoundrel : ROTTER
45. Pancake arrangement : STACK
46. Daphnis's lover, in Greek romance : CHLOE
47. Slender : REEDY
48. Take first, second or third, in the Olympics : MEDAL
50. Mediterranean port : ORAN
51. Exhausted, with "out" : WORE
52. Letters : MAIL
56. Gangster's gun : GAT
57. Family member : SIS

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