New York Times, Wednesday, September 18, 1996

Author: D. J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of team : FARM
5. Irving Berlin's "___ to Be Home" : GLAD
9. Country lad : SWAIN
14. Parkay, e.g. : OLEO
15. Learning method : ROTE
16. 1953 John Wayne role : HONDO
17. Barnum & Bailey circus fake : WILDMANOFBORNEO
20. Nursery outfit : LAYETTE
21. Sunfish with colorful gill covers : REDEAR
22. Tout's place : RAIL
23. Sneaker brand : KEDS
24. Mideast sultanate : OMAN
27. Modern locale of ancient Palmyra : SYRIA
29. "Usher" man : POE
32. "The Shadow" medium : RADIO
34. Like some fiction : ESCAPIST
37. Elroy of football fame : CRAZYLEGSHIRSCH
40. California dessert wine : ANGELICA
41. Cato, e.g. : ROMAN
42. Spot : SEE
43. Haul: Var. : SHLEP
46. Pamplona attraction : TORO
47. ___ speak : SOTO
49. Fodder figure : SILO
51. Pluck, in a way : TWEEZE
54. Opening night opiners : CRITICS
58. Old Steve Martin phrase, with "a" : WILDANDCRAZYGUY
61. Early three-handed card game : OMBER
62. Fire : BOOT
63. Smut : PORN
64. Flash : SPARK
65. Actor Rob : LOWE
66. Illustrious illustrator : ERTE
1. Turkeys and such : FOWL
2. Et ___ (and others) : ALIA
3. Bank (on) : RELY
4. Update : MODERNIZE
5. For nothing : GRATIS
6. Without company : LONELY
7. Z preceder : ATO
8. 3, on a telephone : DEF
9. Did stable work : SHOED
10. Have ___ (argue) : WORDS
11. Actress Archer : ANNE
12. "Good ___!" : IDEA
13. Hussein's queen : NOOR
18. 1959 Kingston Trio hit : MTA
19. Hiatus : BREACH
23. Rodin sculpture, with "The" : KISS
24. Killer whales : ORCAS
25. W.W. I battle site : MARNE
26. Saw : ADAGE
28. Kingly : REGAL
29. ___ Beach, Calif. : PISMO
30. Code word for "O" : OSCAR
31. Prefix with history : ETHNO
33. Olive ___ : OYL
35. Gas station offering : AIR
36. Patent office submission, maybe : PROTOTYPE
38. Pay attention : LISTEN
39. Send back : ECHO
44. Kind of account : ESCROW
45. Willie Stargell, e.g. : PIRATE
47. Exodus commemoration : SEDER
48. Bygone airline : OZARK
50. Columnist Smith : LIZ
51. Uncommon bills : TWOS
52. Chicken, so to speak : WIMP
53. Noted exile place : ELBA
55. Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
56. Brusque : CURT
57. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
59. Two-bagger: Abbr. : DBL
60. Bill's partner : COO

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