New York Times, Thursday, September 26, 1996

Author: M. Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JWX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Goofs : ERRS
5. Carefully engineer : CRAFT
10. Unhitched : FREE
14. Sweetie : BEAU
15. Site of Hercules' first labor : NEMEA
16. Like garage floors : OILY
17. Shelley poem : OZYMANDIAS
19. "A Death in the Family" author : AGEE
20. Roller coaster features : LOOPS
21. W.W. II camps : STALAGS
23. Novelist Beattie : ANN
24. Caged pet : HAMSTER
28. Skater Babilonia : TAI
29. Lawyer's abbr. : ESQ
31. Indian exports : TEAS
32. Hardly modest swimwear : THONG
34. One of eight popes : URBAN
36. Satisfy : QUENCH
37. Happy 50's couple : OZZIEANDHARRIET
41. Lustrous : PEARLY
42. Site for a Christie mystery : MANOR
43. Model/actress Eleniak : ERIKA
44. Ring : BAND
45. Mexico City newspaper, with "El" : SOL
48. San Francisco's ___ Hill : NOB
49. Onetime alternative to a Camaro : TRANSAM
52. Kit ___ : KAT
54. Words of reproof before "you" : SHAMEON
56. Gladden : ELATE
58. Table d'___ : HOTE
59. Purportedly weakening shield : OZONELAYER
63. Boot : OUST
64. Hungarian airline : MALEV
65. Health food : KELP
66. Align : TRUE
67. Cassette half : SIDEA
68. Rival of Ben & Jerry's : EDYS
1. Zaire menace : EBOLA
2. Draw new lines : REZONE
3. Synthetic fabrics : RAYONS
4. Cesspool : SUMP
5. Channel since 1980 : CNN
6. Upper, maybe : RED
7. "___ wrong?" : AMI
8. Bountiful occasions : FEASTS
9. Esthetic preference : TASTE
10. One with a stable family : FOAL
11. Pasta choice : RIGATONI
12. Class : ELEGANCE
13. It needs some perspective : EYESIGHT
18. Hardwood : ASH
22. Maestro Toscanini : ARTURO
25. Cornered : ATBAY
26. Important statistic : MEAN
27. Mister in a 1954 #1 song : SANDMAN
30. Oddity : QUIRK
33. Misters, abroad : HERRS
35. Tell : RELATE
36. Kind of session : QANDA
37. Easy 2-pointer, maybe : OPENSHOT
38. Time to attack : ZEROHOUR
39. Japanese industrial combination : ZAIBATSU
40. First name in Danish literature : HANS
44. War cry : BANZAI
46. Gave the go-ahead : OKAYED
47. These days : LATELY
50. Hotel capacity : ROOMS
51. Sportscaster Allen : MEL
53. Maryland players : TERPS
55. Dole (out) : METE
57. Superior designation : LAKE
60. On in years : OLD
61. Born : NEE
62. Stowe girl : EVA

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