New York Times, Wednesday, August 21, 1996

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. The Crimson Tide : BAMA
5. Trucker's concern : GEAR
9. Benchwarmer : SCRUB
14. Bulldogs : ELIS
15. Tra trailer : LALA
16. Bel _____ cheese : PAESE
17. Stadium walkway : RAMP
18. Awestruck : AGOG
19. Key : ISLET
20. "My joy" and "my delight," in an old song : GREENSLEEVES
23. Ill-humored : MOROSE
24. _____ effect (electrical phenomenon) : EDISON
28. Sloppy digs : STY
29. "It's freezing!" : BRR
31. Basketball's Thurmond : NATE
32. Star : CELEB
35. Summer tops : TEESHIRTS
37. Abu Dhabi's federation: Abbr. : UAE
38. Microscope slide subjects : AMOEBAE
40. "_____ real!" : GET
41. Haunted house hazards : TRAPDOORS
43. Looks from Groucho : LEERS
45. Radius's partner : ULNA
46. Oz. and lb. : WTS
47. Accepted greedily, with "up" : ATE
48. Rob or Laura of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" : PETRIE
50. Ultimatum words : ORELSE
53. Symbol of dependency : APRONSTRINGS
57. What people in a line may be doing : CONGA
60. Kind of value : FACE
61. Clanton gang foe : EARP
62. Par _____ : AVION
63. _____-Tass news agency : ITAR
64. _____-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
65. Woman of letters : VANNA
66. Conservative : TORY
67. Henri's head : TETE
1. It may go with the floe : BERG
2. Auto accessory : ALARM
3. Dupe : MIMEO
4. Malign : ASPERSE
5. Like some eyes : GLASSY
6. Score in this puzzle's theme : EAGLE
7. Cream ingredient : ALOE
8. Frenzy : RAGE
9. Did moles' work : SPIED
10. Famed couturier : CASSINI
11. Fam. member : REL
12. Take habitually : USE
13. "You _____!" : BET
21. O.K. : NOTBAD
22. Vice follower : VERSA
25. NCO's nickname : SARGE
26. Web-footed mammal : OTTER
27. Fits together : NESTS
29. Rathskeller offerings : BEERS
30. Confederates : REBS
32. Class clown : CUTUP
33. Hall-of-Famer Combs : EARLE
34. Wasn't upright : LEANT
35. Binge : TOOT
36. _____-skelter : HELTER
39. Tractor attachment : MOWER
42. Nonpareil : PARAGON
44. Most slippery : EELIEST
47. Main road : ARTERY
49. Old toothpaste brand : IPANA
50. Boxer de la Hoya : OSCAR
51. Moccasin, e.g. : SNAKE
52. Heron : EGRET
54. "Wanna make something _____?" : OFIT
55. Brussels-based org. : NATO
56. Germany's Graf von _____ : SPEE
57. Cleveland hoopster, for short : CAV
58. Lab eggs : OVA
59. "House of Incest" novelist : NIN

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