New York Times, Saturday, August 31, 1996

Author: G. Petgrave
Editor: Will Shortz
Glenton Petgrave
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Petgrave. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Prologue : PREFACE
8. Beats : FLAILS
14. Cracks : CREVICES
15. Greet, in a way : RINGIN
16. Courting chair : LOVESEAT
17. Slow-witted : OBTUSE
18. Easily seen : OVERT
19. Soaked : SOGGY
21. Wore away : ATE
22. Major, for example : TORY
23. Game from the French for "five winning numbers" : KENO
24. "The Bronx Zoo" star of 80's TV : ASNER
26. "A Song of Old Hawaii" accompaniment : UKE
27. Masking : HIDING
29. Chaps : LADS
30. Beachhouse, often : RENTAL
32. Home on a height : AERIE
34. Whirling : EDDYING
36. Ornamental badge : ROSETTE
40. The Mets, but not the Yankees, for short : NLERS
42. Zero : CIPHER
43. Crown : ACME
46. They may be wild : DEUCES
48. Reproductive necessity : RNA
49. Singes : CHARS
51. Winter comment : BRRR
52. Payments : FEES
53. Blackguard : CUR
54. Crinkled fabric : CREPE
56. Sweetheart : FLAME
57. Uncut : ENTIRE
59. Outfit : ACCOUTER
61. Porter : SKYCAP
62. Takes up : SHORTENS
63. Diner table staples : SYRUPS
64. Part : SEGMENT
1. Angry, and not by accident : PROVOKED
2. King's title : REVEREND
3. 1922 Ted Lewis hit "___ Day" : EVERY
4. Show of anger : FIST
5. Close friend, in slang : ACE
6. Broke off : CEASED
7. Land on Lake Peipus : ESTONIA
8. Kind of kick : FROG
9. Where dinars buy dinners : LIBYA
10. Army member : ANT
11. Baja creature : IGUANA
12. On the Big Board : LISTED
13. Says with scorn : SNEERS
14. Parliamentary procedure : CLOTURE
20. One done for : GONER
23. Baked in an oven : KILNED
25. To Milton it was "dewy-feathered" : SLEEP
27. Huzzah : HAIL
28. Certain store owner : GROCER
31. Jazz pianist McCoy ___ : TYNER
33. Veil of ___ (mystery) : ISIS
35. Cousin of the loon : GREBE
37. Menace : THREATEN
38. Ghetto sight : TENEMENT
39. Stationer's supplies : ERASERS
41. Outdo : SURPASS
43. Get to : ACCESS
44. Thickset : CHUNKY
45. Saint, maybe : MARTYR
47. Nativity representation : CRECHE
50. Free-for-all : SCRAP
52. Tall, slender wineglass : FLUTE
55. Capitol Hill workers, for short : REPS
56. Word with tax or free : FORM
58. Hospital sect. : ICU
60. Sprocket : COG

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