New York Times, Monday, September 2, 1996

Author: F. Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Arrives : COMES
6. "Dancing Queen" pop group : ABBA
10. He loved Lucy : DESI
14. Stick out like ___ thumb : ASORE
15. Late newscaster Sevareid : ERIC
16. "Did you ___?" : EVER
17. Pen, but not for credit : GHOSTWRITE
19. Kind of cabinet : FILE
20. American, in W.W. II : YANK
21. Extra-ample shoe width : EEE
22. Contribute : PUTIN
23. Bar mitzvah, e.g. : RITEOFPASSAGE
27. Paris's river : SEINE
29. Spooky : EERIE
30. Jeans line : INSEAM
32. Beavers' project : DAM
33. An NCO : SSGT
37. Pseudonymous surname : DOE
38. Famous oversleeper : RIP
40. Beer barrel : KEG
42. "What ___ the odds?" : ARE
43. Old gas name : ESSO
45. Marked wrong : XED
47. Farm horse : DOBBIN
49. Dictation taker : STENO
51. Advertising lights : NEONS
52. "Bonanza" boss : BENCARTWRIGHT
57. Love affair : AMOUR
58. Ireland's ___ Lingus : AER
59. Two-syllable foot : IAMB
62. Hammer or sickle : TOOL
63. Square feature : RIGHTANGLE
66. Sicilian mount : ETNA
67. Brainstorm : IDEA
68. ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
69. Moose, for one : DEER
70. End of a fishhook : BARB
71. Desirable trait : ASSET
1. Shrewd : CAGY
2. Worker protection grp. : OSHA
3. Night sights on the eastern horizon : MOONRISES
4. Writer Caldwell : ERSKINE
5. "Game, ___, match" : SET
6. Stamp on mail from Mexico : AEREO
7. Informed : BRIEFED
8. Took the bait : BIT
9. King topper : ACE
10. Does bomb squad work : DEFUSES
11. Mrs. Peron : EVITA
12. Baseball bigwig Bud : SELIG
13. "Goodnight, ___" (1950 hit) : IRENE
18. Itsy-bitsy : WEE
22. Tire abbr. : PSI
24. Salty drop : TEAR
25. Mountain : PEAK
26. Partner of dangerous : ARMED
27. One of six on a cube : SIDE
28. Son of Seth : ENOS
31. Kitchen appliance : MIXER
34. Incapacitates, illegally : SABOTAGES
35. Sheepish look : GRIN
36. Scores for Comaneci : TENS
39. Shut (up) : PENT
41. Alarm sounder : GONG
44. Pertaining to kissing : OSCULAR
46. King's widow, e.g. : DOWAGER
48. Rumps : BEHINDS
50. Cigarette stat : TAR
52. Like some breath : BATED
53. Ham it up : EMOTE
54. Nary a soul : NOONE
55. Drug-kicking program : REHAB
56. N.Y.C. subway line : IRT
60. Fr. miss : MLLE
61. Cop's route : BEAT
63. Tease : RIB
64. Sweet-as-apple-cider girl : IDA
65. Motorists' org. : AAA

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