New York Times, Friday, November 15, 1996

Author: R. Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lead : SPEARHEAD
10. Beginning of a conclusion : ERGO
14. Lottery winner's need : TAXSHELTER
16. Biblical pronoun : THOU
17. Anonymous : AUTHORLESS
18. Event for a foxhound : HUNT
19. Second-century date : CLI
20. Forest denizen : DOE
21. They're encountered in close encounters : ETS
23. Sound unit : BEL
24. Tightly curled : KINKY
26. Nick at Nite offering : RERUN
28. Meyers of "Kate & Allie" : ARI
29. Donald Duck, to Huey, Dewey and Louie : UNCA
30. Closed sac : CYST
31. Sen. Hatch : ORRIN
33. Fareham fuel : PETROL
35. Like paper : TEARABLE
37. Full of signs : PLACARDED
39. Held one's ground : STOODPAT
42. Most thirsty : DRIEST
46. Thirst for : CRAVE
47. Moments : SECS
49. "Look ___!" (showoff's words) : ATME
50. Musical dir. : RIT
51. Silence : SHUSH
53. Innocent : CLEAN
54. Alert, for short : APB
55. Samovar serving : TEA
56. Altar answer : IDO
58. B.&O. et al. : RRS
59. Look (over) : PORE
61. Arrives at horizontally : SLIDESINTO
64. Mideast carrier : ELAL
65. Outdoor festivity : STREETFAIR
66. Surprise tennis shot : DINK
67. Bargain hunters' haunts : YARDSALES
1. Compare : STACKUP
2. 1946 Wimbledon champ Betz : PAULINE
3. Completely gone : EXTINCT
4. Subdued color : ASH
5. Aunt of an old folk song : RHODY
6. "Three cheers" recipient : HERO
7. First name in mysteries : ELLERY
8. Had : ATE
9. Rat : DESERTER
10. Biblical verb suffix : ETH
11. Row : RHUBARB
12. Sister of Cordelia : GONERIL
13. Writer's starting point : OUTLINE
15. Alphabetical sequence : RSTU
22. Cause of a rude awakening? : SNORER
25. Chess champion after Fischer : KARPOV
27. Spreads : ESTATES
30. Switch activator, sometimes : CLAP
32. Goodyear product : RADIAL
34. Senior : OLDEST
36. Inserts : ADDS
38. Kind of insurance : CASUALTY
39. Slightly injured : SCRAPED
40. City taken by the Crusaders, 1109 : TRIPOLI
41. Popular breakfast food : OATBRAN
43. Lacking vicissitude : ETERNAL
44. Smug one : SMARTIE
45. Tightening muscles : TENSORS
48. Parent, at times : CHIDER
52. Dame Myra : HESS
53. Part of some court awards : COSTS
57. Exploit : DEED
60. Wapiti : ELK
62. A C.P.A. might recommend one : IRA
63. "___ body meet..." : IFA

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