New York Times, Thursday, November 14, 1996

Author: N. S. Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy S. Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 43 for Ms. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. James of letters : AGEE
5. Persist : RECUR
10. Lancaster foe : YORK
14. Barnyard cry : BRAY
15. Just off : CLOSE
16. Needle case : ETUI
17. Catfish : BASEBALLSHUNTER
20. Journalist ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
21. Subway support : STRAP
22. ___ Lanka : SRI
23. Time piece? : ERA
25. England's Harrogate, e.g. : SPA
27. Sole : BOTTOMOFTHESHOE
36. My ___, Vietnam : LAI
37. The "N" of U.N.C.F. : NEGRO
38. Fashionable gowns : DIORS
39. News paragraph : ITEM
41. Angry responses : SLAPS
43. Sale tag warning : ASIS
44. Parcels, with "out" : METES
46. ___ Gay : ENOLA
48. Teachers' org. : NEA
49. Flounder : PROCEEDCLUMSILY
52. The other woman : HER
53. "Welcome" bearer : MAT
54. Op. ___ : CIT
57. Cayugas or Senecas : TRIBE
61. Coronet : TIARA
65. Bass : LOWVOICEDSINGER
68. Sam Shepard's "___ of the Mind" : ALIE
69. "Pagliacci" soprano : NEDDA
70. Pluck : GRIT
71. Kind of cat : MANX
72. First-rate : GREAT
73. Without : SANS
1. Eastern Church title : ABBA
2. Alum : GRAD
3. Slip (into) : EASE
4. Lace place : EYELET
5. For whom Elvis recorded : RCA
6. Wings : ELLS
7. Future stallion : COLT
8. Once-mighty initials : USSR
9. Discuss tiresomely : REHASH
10. Craving : YEN
11. Giant Mel et al. : OTTS
12. Penitent one : RUER
13. Diva ___ Te Kanawa : KIRI
18. House of Lords member : BARON
19. Hiked : UPPED
24. City on the Skunk River : AMES
26. Bhutan's locale : ASIA
27. Aerial view provider at sports events : BLIMP
28. Shoot-'em-up, perhaps : OATER
29. Link : TIETO
30. Girl-watched : OGLED
31. It's spent on the Riviera : FRANC
32. Tevye in the movie "Fiddler on the Roof" : TOPOL
33. Anwar's successor : HOSNI
34. Bay window : ORIEL
35. Attempt : ESSAY
40. Field for an engr. : MECH
42. Urban blight : SLUM
45. Look after : SEETO
47. Cremona violinmaker : AMATI
50. Astray : ERRING
51. Con games : STINGS
54. Silent one : CLAM
55. Seat of Allen County, Kan. : IOLA
56. Divide into two : TWIN
58. Bakery worker : ICER
59. Carpenter in an 1859 novel : BEDE
60. Icelandic work : EDDA
62. Pearl Mosque locale : AGRA
63. Curb, with "in" : REIN
64. Humanities : ARTS
66. Nettle : VEX
67. Completed a lap? : SAT

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