New York Times, Wednesday, September 11, 1996

Author: B. E. Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Epsilon follower : ZETA
5. Maze choices : PATHS
10. Diner side dish : SLAW
14. Tributes in verse : ODES
15. Not far off : ABOUT
16. March blower : TUBA
17. Scouting units : DENS
18. Prairie dog? : RANGEROVER
20. Its job is taxing : IRS
21. Calligrapher : LETTERER
22. Hilo hello : ALOHA
24. Angel, perhaps : ORNAMENT
28. Made of clay : CERAMIC
31. High school for Hercule : LYCEE
32. Great valor : HEROISM
36. Kind of trick : HAT
37. Dog identification? : XMARKSTHESPOT
41. "My man!" : BRO
42. Stanley ___ (early auto) : STEAMER
43. Pertaining to element 56 : BARIC
46. Regan's poisoner : GONERIL
50. The Ox-Bow Incident, e.g. : LYNCHING
54. Freedom within a relationship : SPACE
55. Queen's subject : HONEYBEE
58. Animation unit : CEL
59. Play with a dog? : OEDIPUSREX
62. Coors drink advertised as "zomething different" : ZIMA
63. Enroll in : JOIN
64. "Nixon" director : STONE
65. ___ instant (at once) : INAN
66. Hitch : SNAG
67. Steve Forbes is surrounded by them : ESSES
68. Remain undecided : PEND
1. High signs? : ZODIAC
2. Channel swimmer Gertrude : EDERLE
3. Certain muscle : TENSOR
4. Donkey's uncle : ASS
5. Reduce, as expenses : PARE
6. Like ___ out of hell : ABAT
7. Scout's rider : TONTO
8. More colossal : HUGER
9. Noted shock jock : STERN
10. Turbulent : STORMY
11. 1964 Murray Schisgal play : LUV
12. 1860's White House name : ABE
13. Tolstoy topic : WAR
19. Convincing : REAL
21. Less convincing : LAMER
23. Sarcastic laugh : HAHA
25. Comeback : ECHO
26. Straight : NEAT
27. Hanoi New Year : TET
29. Gets under one's skin : IRKS
30. Bargaining basis : COST
33. Mineral suffix : ITE
34. Rug variety : SHAG
35. Office communique : MEMO
37. Fracture detector : XRAY
38. Eve's counterpart : MORN
39. Smarts : SENSE
40. Ready for surgery : PREP
41. Petroleum meas. : BBL
44. Chinese book of divination : ICHING
45. Blender setting : CHOP
47. "Phedre" playwright : RACINE
48. Delivery person of old : ICEMAN
49. University founder Stanford : LELAND
51. Occupied : INUSE
52. Fits snugly : NESTS
53. Greek fast food : GYROS
56. Response to "Come va?" : BENE
57. Former partners : EXES
59. Breakfast drinks : OJS
60. Years and years : EON
61. 24 horas : DIA
62. Spice : ZIP

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