New York Times, Monday, August 21, 1995

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Will Shortz
Sidney L. Robbins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 184 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Chef's serving : DISH
5. ____ a plea (works a deal with the D.A.) : COPS
9. "Skiddoo!" : SCRAM
14. Margarine : OLEO
15. Angelic topper : HALO
16. Sheer cotton : TOILE
17. Pleasant tune : LILT
18. ____ bomb : ATOM
19. Journalist Pyle : ERNIE
20. One in Mary's care : LAMB
21. Hardly the life of the party : WETBLANKET
23. Ticket profiteer : SCALPER
25. "Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of ____" : RUM
26. Octogenarian, e.g. : OLDSTER
28. Bivouac : CAMP
32. Pester : ANNOY
35. Ill temper : IRE
36. Slender instrument : OBOE
37. Like many modern dorms : COED
38. Church council : SYNOD
40. Queue : LINE
41. Friendly to humans : TAME
42. Sept. preceder : AUG
43. Having no drawbacks : IDEAL
44. Like work horses : SHOD
45. Some Belgians : FLEMISH
48. Medical charge : FEE
49. F. Murray ____ : ABRAHAM
53. Refreshment for 007? : DRYMARTINI
58. Lasso : ROPE
59. In front (of) : AHEAD
60. "How much am ____?" (auction query) : IBID
61. Raymond of "Perry Mason" : BURR
62. ____ of the ball : BELLE
63. Excise, as text : DELE
64. Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
65. Business job : SALES
66. Midterm, e.g. : EXAM
67. Make mad : RILE
1. "Guy and ____" : DOLLS
2. Ending with sacro- : ILIAC
3. 60's march site : SELMA
4. Excitable : HOTBLOODED
5. Had a wad of tobacco : CHAWED
6. Horse operas : OATERS
7. Scheme : PLOT
8. Pedro's hat : SOMBRERO
9. Be plenty mad : STEAM
10. Toe woe : CORN
11. Skating oval : RINK
12. "I cannot tell ____" : ALIE
13. Track competition : MEET
22. Enticed : LURED
24. Ask persistently : PLY
27. Trace : TINGE
28. Virginia Civil War battle site : COLDHARBOR
29. His Rose was Irish : ABIE
30. "____ Lisa" : MONA
31. Sunburn result : PEEL
32. Book after John : ACTS
33. Ark skipper : NOAH
34. Captain for many a league : NEMO
38. More secure : SAFER
39. Noel season : YULETIDE
43. Syr. neighbor : ISR
46. Kind of folder : MANILA
47. Footnote notation : IBIDEM
48. Loses brightness : FADES
50. Beautiful woman of paradise : HOURI
51. Showery month : APRIL
52. Join : MERGE
53. Uses a powder puff : DABS
54. Mother of Zeus : RHEA
55. Scream : YELL
56. Kind of bonding : MALE
57. Wild goat : IBEX

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