New York Times, Saturday, December 21, 1996

Author: F. Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JKQWX} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Title song of a 1973 Eagles album : DESPERADO
10. Park feature : GRASS
15. Prior to birth : ANTENATAL
16. Beat : ROUTE
17. Pearly gem : MOONSTONE
18. Pertaining to base 8 : OCTAL
19. Al Fatah's org. : PLO
20. Element #50 : TIN
21. Aperture for a lubricant : OILHOLE
23. Turned blue : SADDENED
26. Van ___'s Land (Tasmania, once) : DIEMEN
27. Head lines, for short? : EEG
28. Bug : RILE
30. Powerful D.C. lobby : AMA
31. "Concerto for the Left Hand" composer : RAVEL
34. Go-getter : MOVER
35. Sylvester, to Tweety Pie : TAT
36. "Aladdin" prince and namesakes : ALIS
37. Ran : LOPED
38. Act grandmotherly : DOTE
39. Wee : SMA
40. Brother of Cassandra : PARIS
41. Grave matter : BONES
42. Hebrew letter : TAV
43. Quotable notable?: Abbr. : ANON
44. Light, in Lima : LUZ
45. Fielding's last novel : AMELIA
47. Found after some effort : SCAREDUP
52. Boston's ___ Hall : FANEUIL
54. Little time : HRS
55. LAX datum : ETA
56. Pitch ___ (prepare to camp) : ATENT
57. Like much of the New Testament : EPISTOLIC
60. Knot again : RETIE
61. Strap for cash : MONEYBELT
62. Brand makers : IRONS
63. Compounds of 20-Across : STANNIDES
1. Deadens : DAMPS
2. Name on a plane : ENOLA
3. Underwent : STOOD
4. Big house : PEN
5. Strengthen : ENSTEEL
6. X, e.g. : RATING
7. Make up : ATONE
8. Roseanne's man : DAN
9. Pat on the buns? : OLEO
10. Encyclopedia name : GROLIER
11. Canadian novelist Mazo de la ___ : ROCHE
12. Not the creative sort : AUTOMATON
13. No-win situation : STALEMATE
14. Certain esters : SELENATES
22. Ran in neutral : IDLED
24. School passes? : DEES
25. Some guests : DROPINS
29. "Concord" sonata composer : IVES
31. Selassie, to some : RASTAFARI
32. Beloved institution : ALMAMATER
33. Roman thoroughfare : VIAVENETO
34. Former Italian P.M. Aldo : MORO
37. Maui neighbor : LANAI
38. Nod : DOZE
40. Indians of the Great Basin : PAIUTES
41. 1974 Oscar winner : BURSTYN
44. 1956 World Series hero Don : LARSEN
46. Comintern's founder : LENIN
48. Popular wedding gift : CHINA
49. Struck out : DELED
50. Practical : UTILE
51. Deals : PACTS
53. Vehicles for Apollo : LEMS
58. Ale holder : POT
59. A geisha may tie one on : OBI

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