New York Times, Friday, August 16, 1996

Author: M. Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Relaxed : TOOKAREST
10. Not included: Abbr. : ADDL
14. "Saluton! Kiel vi fartas?," e.g. : ESPERANTO
15. A.P.'s 1961 Athlete of the Year : MARIS
17. Ignoring bedtime : STAYINGUP
18. Use a lever : PRISE
19. Like many bathrooms : TILED
20. Crazy about : INTO
22. Novelist ___ S. Connell Jr. : EVAN
23. Dis : SASS
24. Showed a desire to be in : ANTED
25. First name in country : REBA
26. Smoothed, as feathers : PREENED
28. Tyke : TOT
29. Under assault : BESIEGED
33. Centric start : ETHNO
35. Kind of set : ERECTOR
36. More easily understood : CLEARER
38. "Life ___ Fast Lane" : INTHE
39. Early book illustrations : WOODCUTS
40. Denials : NOS
41. Sends back to the slammer : REMANDS
44. Appropriate : GRAB
46. Look (into) : DELVE
47. The enemy : THEM
51. Like some signals : BUSY
52. Crowning point : ACME
53. Eucalyptus eater : KOALA
54. The Beatles' "Free As ___" : ABIRD
56. Christ, for example : CARPENTER
58. ___ harm (let be) : DIDNO
59. 1986 World Cup winner : ARGENTINA
60. Sharp : KEEN
61. Accelerates : STEPSONIT
1. Pushes to the limit : TESTS
2. Ancient Rome's port : OSTIA
3. Stones for rings : OPALS
4. Republican politician Alan : KEYES
5. Unfertile : ARID
6. Managed : RAN
7. Bechtel employee : ENGINEER
8. Hindered, as growth : STUNTED
9. Grist for a list : TOPTEN
10. Sound booster : AMP
11. Adventurer : DARER
12. Many a McDonald's : DRIVETHRU
13. "The Cosby Show" actress : LISABONET
16. Pre-Twins baseball club : SENATORS
21. A little poetry : ODE
24. Ship that sailed from Iolcos : ARGO
26. One of the Greats : PETER
27. Landowners own them : DEEDS
29. Misbehavior : BEINGBAD
30. Noted blockhead? : ERNORUBIK
31. Tables : SETSASIDE
32. "___ bin ein Berliner" : ICH
34. "Tic ___ Dough" : TAC
36. Come together : CONVERGE
37. Ore galore : LODE
39. Arkansas-based chain : WALMART
42. Author LeShan : EDA
43. Visitors' centers : MECCAS
45. Musician-composer David : BYRNE
47. Fictional Potawatomi Indian : TONTO
48. ___ hand (abjectly) : HATIN
49. Best seller set in 1940's Greece : ELENI
50. Corday victim, 1793 : MARAT
53. Male dolls : KENS
55. "Family" head : DON
57. Enthusiasm : PEP

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