New York Times, Saturday, September 21, 1996

Author: R. H. Burns
Editor: Will Shortz
Rand H. Burns
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Bridge column leaders : WESTS
6. Battle site soon after D-Day : STLO
10. Abrade : RASP
14. 1935 Triple Crown winner : OMAHA
15. Hearty greeting : AHOY
16. Barbra's 1968 co-star : OMAR
17. Sealskin mukluk : KAMIK
18. Marine fossil : TRILOBITE
20. Criticizes severely : SCARIFIES
22. Ersatz : BOGUS
23. Connections, of a sort : INS
24. Artois article : UNE
25. Lens settings : FSTOPS
26. Cane material : RATTAN
28. Tunnelers : MOLES
30. "I Love Lucy" name : ETHEL
31. Dinners outdoors : LUAUS
32. Saturday-night special : GAT
35. Al Capp detective : FEARLESSFOSDICK
38. Tom Hayden was its first pres. : SDS
39. Overcharges but good : SOAKS
40. Monteverdi opera : ORFEO
41. Outpouring : SPATE
42. Actor Jeremy and others : BRETTS
43. Milk solid : CASEIN
46. Creosote source : TAR
48. Retiring : SHY
49. Clawlike : ADUNC
50. Carreras performance : TENORSOLO
53. Like the Manhattan Project : TOPSECRET
55. Broadcaster : AIRER
56. Indigene of the Great Lakes area : CREE
57. Address fit for a king : SIRE
58. Intermediate, in law : MESNE
59. Hand's handful : HERD
60. Lob : TOSS
61. Shellshocked : AREEL
1. Yan's pans : WOKS
2. Underfed : EMACIATED
3. TV witch and namesakes : SAMANTHAS
4. One with a hankering, as for knowledge : THIRSTER
5. "Reginald" writer : SAKI
6. Victoria's Secret fabric : SATIN
7. Ritz Brothers portrayal of 1939 : THREEMUSKETEERS
8. Hi's helpmate : LOIS
9. "Thimble Theater" surname : OYL
10. Some factory workers : ROBOTS
11. Compadre : AMIGO
12. Took notice, in a way : SATUP
13. Court defense? : PRESS
19. One with a one-track mind : OBSESSOR
21. Lots of laughs : FUN
25. Chemical prefix : FLUO
26. They're paid to make calls : REFS
27. Jamaican export : ALLSPICE
29. Clods : OAFS
31. Hurdle for an aspiring atty. : LSAT
32. The Trojans' undoing? : GIFTHORSE
33. Torch fuel : ACETYLENE
34. Bout enders : TKOS
36. Of the dawn : EOAN
37. More formal : DRESSIER
41. Felt : SENSED
42. Buddy : BRO
43. "What's the ___?" : CATCH
44. Really fancy : ADORE
45. Maintenance maintainer : SUPER
47. Up-front money : ANTES
50. Rock music's Police, e.g. : TRIO
51. Name of nine Thai kings : RAMA
52. Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
54. It's observed in Pensacola, Fla. : CST

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