New York Times, Monday, September 30, 1996

Author: F. Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
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1. Puccini opera : TOSCA
6. Very much : ALOT
10. A.E.F. conflict : WWI
13. Bay window : ORIEL
14. Rain cats and dogs : POUR
15. "And ___ goes" : SOIT
16. Bored with life : WORLDWEARY
18. Miseries : ILLS
19. Pb, elementally speaking : LEAD
20. Relative of the wasp : SAWFLY
22. Ice cream pattern : SWIRL
24. Robin Hood, for one : OUTLAW
26. Sheep cries : BAAS
27. Golf hazard : TRAP
29. "___ the Sheriff" (1974 hit) : ISHOT
32. Landed : ALIT
33. Jimmy Carter's middle name : EARL
34. Tough fabric used in uniforms : CHINO
35. The "S" in R.S.V.P. : SIL
36. Slow-pitch pitch : ARC
37. Card up the sleeve : ACE
39. Oil treatment inits. : STP
40. Patrick Ewing, for one : KNICK
42. Game of chance : KENO
44. Resting on : ATOP
45. ___ Wences (frequent Ed Sullivan guest) : SENOR
46. Extremities : ENDS
47. Asset : PLUS
48. Poltergeists : GHOSTS
50. Gradually decrease, with "off" : TAPER
52. Lady of "Ivanhoe" : ROWENA
54. Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
55. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
56. Irresolute : WISHYWASHY
62. Yard digger : MOLE
63. "Exodus" novelist : URIS
64. Propositioned : ASKED
65. Office seeker : POL
66. Mexican moolah : PESO
67. Equestrian's controls : REINS
1. Auto club service : TOW
2. Conquistador's treasure : ORO
3. Ma'am's counterpart : SIR
4. Pablo Casals, e.g. : CELLIST
5. Tree of the birch family : ALDER
6. Copied : APED
7. Mauna ___ : LOA
8. Dickens's "___ Mutual Friend" : OUR
9. Rendezvous : TRYST
10. Would-be Romeo's call : WOLFWHISTLE
11. "Where there's a ___..." : WILL
12. ___-bitsy : ITSY
15. Any provincial college : SIWASH
17. Army surgeon Reed : WALTER
21. Carroll adventuress : ALICE
22. Like seawater : SALINE
23. Jerusalem prayer site : WAILINGWALL
24. Galley propeller : OAR
25. High elevation area : UPLAND
26. Sunbathes : BASKS
28. Bootlegging or extortion : RACKET
30. Traveling, as a band : ONTOUR
31. Big name in baseball cards : TOPPS
36. Tire-producing city : AKRON
38. Expensive : COSTLY
41. Stick together : COHERE
43. Nav. officer : ENS
44. Negotiate a la Chamberlain : APPEASE
49. Cut into logs : SAWUP
51. In armed conflict : ATWAR
52. Win easily, in the sports pages : ROMP
53. Melville novel : OMOO
54. Mr. Moto's reply : AHSO
57. Dander : IRE
58. Family girl : SIS
59. Do slaloms : SKI
60. Farm cackler : HEN
61. Gridiron gains: Abbr. : YDS

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