New York Times, Wednesday, September 4, 1996

Author: N. S. Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy S. Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQWX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 42 for Ms. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Shaw title starter : ARMS
5. Blue ribbon place : FIRST
10. Build up interest? : SAVE
14. Diamonds, e.g. : SUIT
15. Isolated : ALONE
16. "Time's Arrow" novelist : AMIS
17. "Don Juan" : STRAUSSTONEPOEM
20. Protector of 56-Down : THORN
21. Plot : CONSPIRE
22. Way around London : TRAM
25. Essence : PITH
26. Military inits., 1946-92 : SAC
29. Glinka hero ___ Susanin : IVAN
31. Confiscates : SEIZES
35. Put ___ fight : UPA
36. Rabin's successor : PERES
38. Landlord's due : RENT
39. "The New Moon" : ROMBERGOPERETTA
43. At no charge : FREE
44. Related on the mother's side : ENATE
45. Mr. Onassis : ARI
46. Rages : STORMS
49. Try : STAB
50. Aleppo's land: Abbr. : SYR
51. Brewing grain : MALT
53. Last month of the Jewish calendar : ELUL
55. Cords : TROUSERS
59. Poke fun at : TEASE
63. "Passion" : SONDHEIMMUSICAL
66. On the briny : ASEA
67. Answers to charges : PLEAS
68. Kind of bag : GRAB
69. Soldiers for old Dixie : REBS
70. Mushers' vehicles : SLEDS
71. Juno's Greek counterpart : HERA
1. Abbr. in an office title : ASST
2. Legendary Yankee : RUTH
3. Spanish Surrealist : MIRO
4. Commencement : START
5. Musical syllables : FAS
6. Parisian pronoun : ILS
7. Campus org. : ROTC
8. Pry : SNOOP
9. Chang's game : TENNIS
10. Deep blue : SAPPHIRE
11. Mine, in Aix : AMOI
12. Competitor : VIER
13. Salinger girl : ESME
18. Green : UNRIPE
19. Villa-building family : ESTE
23. Affirm confidently : AVER
24. One of the Simpsons : MARGE
26. Roams, as the Net : SURFS
27. Command to a helmsman : APORT
28. Small role, sometimes : CAMEO
30. Lamps that glow : NEONS
32. Greek characters : ZETAS
33. Way in : ENTRY
34. Flight segment : STAIR
37. Inundation : SPATE
40. Cut-off 55-Across? : BERMUDAS
41. Bibliographer's abbr. : ETAL
42. Counters : REBUTS
47. Pulverize : MASH
48. Lies dormant : SLEEPS
52. Sutherland specialty : TRILL
54. Sometime Olivier co-star : LEIGH
55. Nicholas or Alexander : TSAR
56. American Beauty, e.g. : ROSE
57. Ground-floor apartment : ONEB
58. "Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
60. Large lot : ACRE
61. Moselle tributary : SAAR
62. Where Portoferraio is : ELBA
64. Deranged : MAD
65. Maritime letters : USS

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