New York Times, Monday, September 23, 1996

Author: S. L. Robbins
Editor: Will Shortz
Sidney L. Robbins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 201 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Free-for-all : MELEE
6. Welshman or Scot : CELT
10. Paint unskillfully : DAUB
14. Critical, as a shortage : ACUTE
15. Seaweed product : AGAR
16. Florence's river : ARNO
17. Eastern ascetic : WHIRLINGDERVISH
20. Kennedy matriarch : ROSE
21. Lover's sounds : COOS
22. Downy duck : EIDER
23. It's "big" in London : BEN
24. Venomous vipers : ADDERS
25. Insincere sentimentality : BATHOS
29. Cries one's eyes out : BAWLS
31. Of bees : APIAN
32. French capital, in song : PAREE
33. Man of tomorrow : BOY
36. Daytime serial since 1956 : ASTHEWORLDTURNS
39. One born in early August : LEO
40. Carved gem : CAMEO
41. Speck : TRACE
42. Whalers and such : SHIPS
43. Drinking spree : BENDER
44. "Scram!" : BEATIT
47. Remote : FAR
48. Lumberjack : AXMAN
49. Employer : USER
51. Money-losing proposition : SCAM
55. Space-efficient floor connector : SPIRALSTAIRCASE
58. Mailed : SENT
59. Leave out : OMIT
60. Harbor : HAVEN
61. Ransom, the car maker : OLDS
62. Part of V.F.W. : WARS
63. Mountain nymph : OREAD
1. Bryn ___ College : MAWR
2. Canyon feature : ECHO
3. "The Bridge of San ___ Rey" : LUIS
4. To be, in Picardy : ETRE
5. Conger : EEL
6. Church law : CANON
7. Frozen waffle brand : EGGO
8. Youngsters : LADS
9. Uno, due, ___ : TRE
10. St. ___ (famous Welsh cathedral) : DAVIDS
11. Take for ___ : ARIDE
12. Racer Al : UNSER
13. Family of Danish physicists : BOHRS
18. Hot-weather desserts : ICES
19. Outstanding, as a day : REDLETTER
23. Fine dinnerware : BONECHINA
24. Quite impressed : AWED
25. False god : BAAL
26. Church nook : APSE
27. Yugoslav hero : TITO
28. "So there!" : HAH
29. Uncovers : BARES
30. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
32. Grand display : POMP
33. Slender nail : BRAD
34. Fairy tale starter : ONCE
35. River to the North Sea : YSER
37. Linger : WAIT
38. Coffee server : URN
42. Race openers : STARTS
43. Italian port on the Adriatic : BARI
44. Deep-voiced singer : BASSO
45. Oust : EXPEL
46. "___ is a terrible thing to waste" : AMIND
47. Achievements : FEATS
49. West Point inits. : USMA
50. Agitate : STIR
51. Capone feature : SCAR
52. Grotto : CAVE
53. Out of port : ASEA
54. Darn : MEND
56. Near the ground : LOW
57. Sigma's predecessor : RHO

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