New York Times, Thursday, September 12, 1996

Author: K. Hodge
Editor: Will Shortz
Karen Young Bonin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FQVXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Bonin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Barrelhead bills : CASH
5. Cartel : BLOC
9. Prepares, with "up" : GEARS
14. Leleiwi Point site : HILO
15. Abandoned : LONE
16. Astrodome athlete : OILER
17. Perfect place : EDEN
18. "The ___ lama, he's...": Nash : ONEL
19. Stiff necks : SNOBS
20. Specs for Elmer Fudd's gardener? : WEEDINGGLASSES
23. Bore : STOOD
24. Baby buggy? : NIT
25. Elmer Fudd's quiet frontier? : WESTINPEACE
32. Use the ax : HEW
35. Stand in the Rockies : ASPENS
36. "Now ___ me down..." : ILAY
37. Adjust, as the wheels : ALIGN
39. Turncoat : RAT
40. Dinner partner of film : ANDRE
41. Avis lead-in : RARA
42. ___ ladder : JACOBS
44. Raise, with "to" : ADD
45. Elmer Fudd's colonial cooking utensil? : PLYMOUTHWOK
47. Former queen of Spain : ENA
48. Unsavory : SEAMY
52. Elmer Fudd's borrowed troubles? : SECONDHANDWOES
58. Kind of law : LEMON
59. Punjabi princess : RANI
60. Ne plus ultra : ACME
61. Restaurateur of song : ALICE
62. Fictional pooch : ASTA
63. Where to meet the Mets : SHEA
64. Gives orders, in a way : BARKS
65. Something to say? : WHEN
66. First name in fairy tales : HANS
1. Wad : CHEW
2. Staffers : AIDES
3. February forecast : SLEET
4. "S.W.A.T." lieutenant of 70's TV : HONDO
5. Ones who are fair : BLONDES
6. Protracted : LONG
7. Rare blood type, for short : ONEG
8. Pen chamber : CELL
9. Rumors : GOSSIP
10. Brain : EINSTEIN
11. Skin cream ingredient : ALOE
12. Yankees' counterparts : REBS
13. Alums-to-be: Abbr. : SRS
21. Herbert Hoover, e.g. : IOWAN
22. Author Beattie et al. : ANNS
26. Nursery rhyme name : SPRAT
27. Emulate Mr. Chips : TEACH
28. Under one's control : INTOW
29. Pierce's portrayer : ALDA
30. Check for ID : CARD
31. Gave the once-over : EYED
32. Beethoven's "___ Quartet" : HARP
33. Airline name that's derived from Hosea : ELAL
34. Lean and flexible : WIRY
38. Fighting bird : GAMECOCK
40. Put it to : ASKED
42. A Peron : JUAN
43. Citizen of Mostar : BOSNIAN
46. Words before "toes" or "best behavior" : ONONES
49. Swamped : AWASH
50. Starbucks order : MOCHA
51. Land on the Red Sea : YEMEN
52. Ward of "Sisters" : SELA
53. Gulf war figure : EMIR
54. Pull a pistol : DRAW
55. Jumble : HASH
56. Penny ___ : ANTE
57. Geographical heptad : SEAS
58. Science course requirement : LAB

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