New York Times, Tuesday, September 17, 1996

Author: M. D. Frankel
Editor: Will Shortz
Miriam D. Frankel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQVWX} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Frankel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Red ink amount : LOSS
5. Give as an example : CITE
9. Make ashamed : ABASH
14. Inter ___ : ALIA
15. Alack's partner : ALAS
16. Jouster's weapon : LANCE
17. Fraternity letter : ZETA
18. Light, happy tune : LILT
19. Flowery perfume : ATTAR
20. Choice at a singles bar : YOURPLACEORMINE
23. Bloodshot : RED
24. Actress Thurman : UMA
25. Lost vitality : SAGGED
29. With 12-Down, a hospital procedure : CAT
31. Sobriquet : NAME
35. Hollywood's Flynn : ERROL
36. Parade feature : BAND
37. Trendy : MOD
38. Choice at a casino : DOUBLEORNOTHING
42. Church denom. : AME
43. Kind of bag : TOTE
44. "___ la vista!" : HASTA
45. "The Lion King" lion : NALA
47. "Three ___ Match" : ONA
48. "...and soft the ___ blows": Thomas Gray : ZEPHYR
49. K-O connector : LMN
51. Barely lit : DIM
52. Choice at a faculty department : PUBLISHORPERISH
61. Deux's follower : TROIS
62. Popular food chain, informally : IHOP
63. Just : ONLY
64. Useful quality : ASSET
65. Glib comment : LINE
66. Abscond : SKIP
67. Impudent : SASSY
68. Word with pigeon or open : TOED
69. Salinger dedicatee : ESME
1. Having no get-up-and-go : LAZY
2. Stick in the fridge : OLEO
3. In ___ (as originally positioned) : SITU
4. Coal-rich area in Europe : SAAR
5. Telephoned : CALLED
6. Trojan War epic : ILIAD
7. Fine-grained mineral : TALC
8. First Family of Ferrara : ESTE
9. Modern car feature : ALARM
10. Robin's mentor : BATMAN
11. One opposed : ANTI
12. See 29-Across : SCAN
13. Roll call word : HERE
21. Competitor of Pert : PRELL
22. Surpass in performance : OUTDO
25. Four-door, maybe : SEDAN
26. Fragrance : AROMA
27. Thin porridge : GRUEL
28. Tar : GOB
29. Magna ___ : CARTA
30. Shakespeare's Hathaway : ANNE
32. Some Pennsylvania Dutch : AMISH
33. ___ Python : MONTY
34. Mystery writer's award : EDGAR
36. Blessing : BOON
39. Some jackets : ETONS
40. Unifying idea : THEME
41. Start for hazard : HAP
46. Axis foes : ALLIES
48. Moved speedily : ZIPPED
50. Having light fog : MISTY
51. Remote-controlled plane : DRONE
52. Span. coins : PTAS
53. Heavenly bear : URSA
54. Office chief : BOSS
55. Sword part : HILT
56. Glenn's state : OHIO
57. Thorny flower : ROSE
58. Prepares the printing press : INKS
59. Svelte : SLIM
60. Public relations overkill : HYPE

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