New York Times, Wednesday, October 23, 1996

Author: R. Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cry for "poor Yorick" : ALAS
5. Brothers' keeper? : ABBOT
10. Chase flies : SHAG
14. Fountain choice : COLA
15. Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
16. Not well : ILLY
17. Nafta fighter : HROSSPEROT
19. Fed : GMAN
20. Uneven : EROSE
21. Related : PERTINENT
23. Gets the better of : DEFEATS
25. Paradise : EDEN
26. Madrid Mrs. : SRA
27. Like an old record : SCRATCHY
31. Blond shade : ASH
34. One place to find Franklin : CNOTE
36. ___-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
37. Duffer's goal : PAR
38. Creator of the Morlocks : HGWELLS
41. Important period : ERA
42. "___ first..." : IFAT
44. Kind of chart : NATAL
45. Hide-hair connector : NOR
46. It's all in the family : NEPOTISM
49. Decks : KOS
51. Limey : BRIT
52. Goes off : DEPARTS
56. Sign-reading site : HOROSCOPE
60. Get used (to) : ENURE
61. Frequent caller? : AVON
62. Noted 1973 resignee : HRHALDEMAN
64. Eye of ___ (witch's item) : NEWT
65. The best and the brightest : ELITE
66. Starts a lawn : SODS
67. Part of A.D. : ANNO
68. Tamerlane sacked it in 1398 : DELHI
69. Shoe insert : TREE
1. Throbbed : ACHED
2. Greenstreet cohort in "The Maltese Falcon" : LORRE
3. Removed : ALOOF
4. Disrespects : SASSES
5. Gran Paradiso, e.g. : ALP
6. Summons, in a way : BEEPS
7. Crashing type? : BORE
8. ___ off (switch choice) : ONOR
9. Rip to shreds : TATTER
10. Official seals : SIGNETS
11. "The American Language" author : HLMENCKEN
12. Ex-Sen. Cranston : ALAN
13. "Peer ___" : GYNT
18. Kind of party : SEARCH
22. Lupino of film : IDA
24. Bite : TANG
27. Power source for Fulton : STEAM
28. Scot, for one : CELT
29. Sub : HERO
30. Wine label info : YEAR
31. "...hear ___ drop" : APIN
32. Ump's call : SAFE
33. Black activist of the 60's : HRAPBROWN
35. Has : OWNS
39. Charles or George, e.g. : LAKE
40. Inclined : SLOPED
43. SkyDome locale : TORONTO
47. "___ the season..." : TIS
48. Yearned : ITCHED
50. Most level-headed : SANEST
52. Ruination : DEATH
53. Kind of mill : RUMOR
54. Vocation : TRADE
55. Taste, e.g. : SENSE
56. Mandlikova of tennis : HANA
57. Hot spot : OVEN
58. Heraldic charge : ORLE
59. One of the Everly Brothers : PHIL
63. Ring around the collar? : LEI

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