New York Times, Thursday, August 22, 1996

Author: R. Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {BJQZ} This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fisherman's hook : GAFF
5. Sting : SMART
10. Invites : ASKS
14. Snack item since 1912 : OREO
15. Transport for the brave? : CANOE
16. Big dipper : PAIL
17. See 12-Down : LEAR
18. Incriminate : RATON
19. Coniferous : PINY
20. Mediocre, to a cabby? : FARETOMIDDLING
23. Animation unit : CEL
24. Dine : EAT
25. Like a good-looking cabby? : TALLANDHANSOM
32. Culled : CHOSE
34. Trounced, with "down" : MOWED
35. Wonder : AWE
36. Kiln : OAST
37. Fills : SATES
38. Orange waste : PEEL
39. Monopoly properties: Abbr. : RRS
40. Pitch : SPIEL
41. "The Great Forest" painter : ERNST
42. The inevitable, to a cabby? : DEATHANDTAXIS
45. Preacher of baseball : ROE
46. Alternative to a Compaq : MAC
47. Question to a smitten cabby? : HOWDIDYOUMETER
55. Goat-man, in myth : FAUN
56. Bright lights : NEONS
57. Carroll's "slithy" thing : TOVE
58. Word with drawing or drive : LINE
59. The Sleeping Prophet : CAYCE
60. Jejune : ARID
61. Word often after "Ye" : OLDE
62. Bitter ___ : ALOES
63. Olympics award : GOLD
1. The Masters game : GOLF
2. Field : AREA
3. Heartquake : FEAR
4. Rain, e.g. : FORECAST
5. Torah : SCROLL
6. "Yes, ___!" : MAAM
7. Detractor : ANTI
8. Cross : ROOD
9. Lean : TEND
10. Ancient Rome's ___ Way : APPIAN
11. "Samson et Dalila" composer : SAINTSAENS
12. With 17-Across, Shakespeare tragedy : KING
13. Underhanded : SLY
21. Part of MTV : TELE
22. Star : LEAD
25. Bandy about : TOSSAROUND
26. At full speed : AMAIN
27. Famous : NOTED
28. Resided : DWELT
29. "___ So Fine" (1963 hit) : HES
30. Has liabilities : OWES
31. Weaken, romantically : MELT
32. Tendon : CORD
33. Famous loser : HARE
37. Recuperative spot : SPA
38. Damage, so to speak : PRICETAG
40. Took off : SHED
41. Final : EXAM
43. Nonstudent living in a college community: Var. : TOWNEE
44. Tickles : AMUSES
47. Call : HAIL
48. Early Andean : INCA
49. Arrangement : DEAL
50. It may walk the dog : YOYO
51. Not enough, to Susann : ONCE
52. Manolete opponent : TORO
53. Harmful : EVIL
54. Funny Foxx : REDD
55. "Alice" spinoff : FLO

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