New York Times, Thursday, November 21, 1996

Author: M. Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QVWX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
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1. Whence the words "That the English Church shall be free" : MAGNACARTA
11. To-do : FLAP
15. Baker Street group : IRREGULARS
16. Old-style education : ROTE
17. Freshens, in a way : DEODORIZES
18. Ethereal : AIRY
19. Sticky substances : GOOS
20. Aspirant : SEEKER
22. Chinese principle : TAO
23. Slippery ___ : ELM
24. Shut (up) : PENT
25. Gift : TALENT
27. Cup of cafe : TASSE
29. Lush : SOT
31. Motley crew : HORDE
32. Writer's block? : PAD
34. ___ Mahal : TAJ
36. Firm bosses : CEOS
37. Play Paul Revere : RAISETHEALARM
41. Pull a fast one? : YANK
42. Rocks : ICE
43. Came by : GOT
44. Out-and-out : UTTER
46. "Horrors!" : UGH
48. Worsted fabric : SERGE
52. Amoretto : CHERUB
54. Acquire signs of age : RUST
56. Work unit : ERG
57. Agatha Christie's "The ___ Murders" : ABC
58. Wet weather boot : GALOSH
60. Former Winter Palace resident: Var. : TZAR
61. Ten below? : TOES
63. Relative of a helicon : SOUSAPHONE
65. Capp of the comics : ANDY
66. Delaying tactics : RUNAROUNDS
67. Welfare state? : NEED
68. They get what's coming to them : ADDRESSEES
1. Peewee : MIDGET
2. Anatomical ring : AREOLA
3. Ring bearers : GROOMS
4. Beatty and Rorem : NEDS
5. In the past : AGO
6. A mummy may have one, perhaps : CURSE
7. 1986 Sigourney Weaver thriller : ALIENS
8. Level : RAZETOTHEGROUND
9. Odyssey : TREK
10. Plus : ASSET
11. Monk's title : FRA
12. Drugstore cowboy : LOITERER
13. Haphazardly : ATRANDOM
14. Mescaline cacti : PEYOTES
21. Encouraging word : RAH
24. Shooter's ammo : PEAS
26. Pin down : LOCATE
28. Volleyball player, at times : SPIKER
30. Menlo Park monogram : TAE
33. Agnus ___ : DEI
35. Popular sports car, informally : JAG
37. Longtime Holmes portrayer : RATHBONE
38. Predate : ANTECEDE
39. Fort Worth sch. : TCU
40. At sea : LOST
41. Mexican peninsula : YUCATAN
45. Toupee, slangily : RUG
47. Cavalryman : HUSSAR
49. Change from commercial to residential, e.g. : REZONE
50. It's big in Spain : GRANDE
51. Way out : EGRESS
53. Iraqi city : BASRA
55. Quota : SHARE
59. Obstreperous : LOUD
60. So : THUS
62. One of the Chaplins : SYD
64. Certain battery term. : POS

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