New York Times, Wednesday, August 7, 1996

Author: B. E. Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Oreo's center : CREME
6. Dotty : GAGA
10. Karate school : DOJO
14. Boring tool : AUGER
15. Share a side with : ABUT
16. Israeli airline : ELAL
17. "The Cloister and the Hearth" author : READE
18. Kind of stockings : MESH
19. Auto brand : MAKE
20. 1986 Robert Palmer hit : ADDICTEDTOLOVE
23. Midpoint: Abbr. : CTR
24. Filth : SMUT
25. Definitely, south of the border : SISI
28. "Ich bin ___ Berliner" : EIN
31. Asylum seeker : EMIGRE
35. "Moneyline" channel : CNN
36. Blaupunkt product : RADIO
38. Yard pests : MOLES
39. Popular education aid : HOOKEDONPHONICS
42. Cellular phones lack them : WIRES
43. Kind of gloves : LATEX
44. ___ good deed : DOA
45. Heads-up notices : ALERTS
47. Agcy. for retirees : SSA
48. Last word of "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow" : DENY
49. Bombard : PELT
51. Caviar : ROE
53. End of a classic Eubie Blake title : WILDABOUTHARRY
60. Hump-shouldered bovine : ZEBU
61. Bamboozles : CONS
62. Parting word : ADIEU
63. ___-contra : IRAN
64. Pants part : KNEE
65. Kidney-related : RENAL
66. Become attentive, with "up" : PERK
67. Scorch : SEAR
68. It's just over a foot : ANKLE
1. Irene of "Fame" : CARA
2. Felt sorry about : RUED
3. "Holy moly!" : EGAD
4. Italian dynasty name : MEDICI
5. Upright : ERECT
6. Willing : GAME
7. Not up : ABED
8. Storm winds : GUSTS
9. Not out : ATHOME
10. Military punishment : DEMOTION
11. Norwegian king until 1991 : OLAV
12. Senator in space ___ Garn : JAKE
13. Matador's cheer : OLE
21. Word with "water" or "the boards" : TREAD
22. Oaf : LUMMOX
25. Pronunciation symbol : SCHWA
26. How sardines are packed : INOIL
27. Saw wood : SNORE
29. Screen favorite : IDOL
30. Hirschfeld's hidings : NINAS
32. Move effortlessly : GLIDE
33. Scouting mission : RECON
34. Susan Sontag piece : ESSAY
36. Refreshed : RESTED
37. Decides : OPTS
40. Dropping sound : KERPLUNK
41. Courage : HEART
46. Casual pants : SLACKS
48. Anesthetize : DEADEN
50. Steak type : TBONE
52. Mitchell belle : OHARA
53. "___ Off to See the Wizard" : WERE
54. Bridge support : IBAR
55. Readily draftable : ONEA
56. Ultimate buyer : USER
57. Winter Olympics venue : RINK
58. Bona fide : REAL
59. Gift-giving time : YULE
60. Fast speed : ZIP

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