New York Times, Tuesday, November 19, 1996

Author: G. E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FGJZ} This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Help in a heist : ABET
5. Neighbor of St. Pete : TAMPA
10. ___ podrida : OLLA
14. Etna output : LAVA
15. "Our Town" role : EMILY
16. Close : NEAR
17. Cereal "for kids" : TRIX
18. Pitcher Ryan : NOLAN
19. Restrain : BATE
20. John Stuart Mill treatise : ONLIBERTY
22. Senator Hatch : ORRIN
23. Airport sched. abbr. : ETA
24. "Erotica" singer : MADONNA
26. Part of a place setting : SPOON
30. Angola's capital : LUANDA
32. Stinging wasp : HORNET
34. Amtrak stop: Abbr. : STA
35. Colorless : DRAB
39. Party to a defense treaty : ALLY
40. Old-time anesthetic : ETHER
42. Cunning trick : WILE
43. Fluctuate repeatedly : YOYO
44. West of Hollywood : MAE
45. Sadistic sort : MEANIE
47. Diamond arbiter : UMPIRE
50. Small fry : TYKES
51. Spat : QUARREL
54. Early Beatle Sutcliffe : STU
56. Single entities : UNITS
57. In a precarious situation : ONTHINICE
63. "Make ___" (captain's directive) : ITSO
64. Astronomer Tycho : BRAHE
65. Just : ONLY
66. Scrabble piece : TILE
67. Russo and Magritte : RENES
68. Christmas tree topper : STAR
69. Bullring cheers : OLES
70. Idolize : ADORE
71. Bill Clinton's birthplace : HOPE
1. Like Charlie Parker's sax : ALTO
2. Farm building : BARN
3. Wicked : EVIL
4. It's hailed by city dwellers : TAXI
5. Principle : TENET
6. Lacking principles : AMORAL
7. Jazz bassist Hinton : MILT
8. Schoolyard friend : PLAYMATE
9. Novelist Rand : AYN
10. 1963 Drifters song : ONBROADWAY
11. Live's partner : LEARN
12. What Mr. Chips taught : LATIN
13. Gladiator's place : ARENA
21. Nota ___ : BENE
22. Peculiar : ODD
25. Cost ___ and a leg : ANARM
26. Open carriage : SHAY
27. Sport shirt : POLO
28. Paris airport : ORLY
29. Rodgers and Hart musical : ONYOURTOES
31. Theater employee : USHER
33. Site of Super Bowl XXX : TEMPE
36. Milieu for Lemieux : RINK
37. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
38. Hive dwellers : BEES
41. Fitted : TAILORED
46. Sundries case : ETUI
48. "___ Doubtfire" : MRS
49. Book before Job : ESTHER
51. Capital just south of the equator : QUITO
52. "Wait ___ Dark" : UNTIL
53. Supermarket section : AISLE
55. "___ Eyes" (1969 song) : THESE
58. Prefix meaning "one-billionth" : NANO
59. Snack : NOSH
60. Passionately studying : INTO
61. Thunder sound : CLAP
62. Bronte heroine : EYRE
64. Maidenform product : BRA

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