New York Times, Saturday, August 24, 1996

Author: J. Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 50's portrait? : USGRANT
8. Excoriates : FLAYS
13. Like some dental checkups : BIANNUAL
15. Become intense : HEATUP
16. Hither and yon : ERRANTLY
17. Punctual : ONTIME
18. "The French Connection" co-star : REY
19. Place to doodle : SCRATCHPAD
21. Certain NCO : SFC
24. Proceeds slyly : SIDLES
25. Spanish religious center : AVILA
27. Hit the dirt : SLID
28. "___ Drives Me Crazy" (1989 hit) : SHE
31. It may be blocked : SINUS
32. "Don't rub ___!" : ITIN
33. Site for a seat of honor : DAIS
34. Manhattan district : TRIBECA
36. Trims : BEDECKS
38. Ex-sportscaster Hodges : RUSS
39. Coulombs per second : AMPS
41. Quizmaster : EMCEE
42. Verb suffix : OSE
43. Biblical invocation to God : ABBA
44. Long ___ : JOHNS
45. Flight : STAIRS
47. Santa ___ : ANA
48. 1984 Coppola film, with "The" : COTTONCLUB
52. Milne character : ROO
55. Acropolis figure : ATHENA
56. It's receptive to new ideas : OPENMIND
59. Song stanzas : STAVES
60. Alumnus at an alumni party, e.g. : RETURNEE
61. Actress Sally Ann : HOWES
62. Demagogues : RANTERS
1. German preposition : UBER
2. Beget : SIRE
3. "Forrest Gump" Oscar nominee : GARYSINISE
4. Messenger ___ : RNA
5. ___ Rutledge (Abe Lincoln's betrothed) : ANN
6. Meshuga : NUTS
7. Takes a powder? : TALCS
8. Got rid of while they were hot? : FENCED
9. Homebuilder's supplies : LATHS
10. Expectant : ATIP
11. Colorado River city : YUMA
12. Shot, in a way : SPED
14. Orpheus, for one : LYRIST
15. White House connection : HOTLINE
20. Wings it : ADLIBS
22. Reasons for retakes : FLUBS
23. Ventura's on it : CASE
25. Jeff Bagwell, e.g. : ASTRO
26. Bug : VIRUS
28. Overly sentimental : SACCHARINE
29. "Car 54, Where Are You?" creator : HIKEN
30. Classics trio : ESSES
32. Like much of Wordsworth's poetry : IAMBIC
33. Energetic one : DEMON
35. Changing places : CABANAS
37. ___ vu : DEJA
40. Kind of game : PARLOR
43. Makes up (for) : ATONES
45. Canyon, for one : STEVE
46. Custodian : SUPER
48. Kind of cow : CASH
49. "High Noon" actor Kruger : OTTO
50. Relax : THAW
51. Phase constant, in physics : BETA
53. Critical spelling feature of "Caribbean" : ONER
54. Works of Anacreon : ODES
57. Susan Sarandon in "Dead Man Walking" : NUN
58. 80's TV celeb : MRT

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