New York Times, Monday, December 23, 1996

Author: S. J. Walther
Editor: Will Shortz
Sally Jo Walther
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJQVXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Walther. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Spring : LEAP
5. Upper-story room : ATTIC
10. Ali who said "Open sesame!" : BABA
14. Latin journey : ITER
15. Material for uniforms : CHINO
16. Arab prince : EMIR
17. Plot size : ACRE
18. "Greetings!" : HELLO
19. Suffix with million : AIRE
20. Chickens that lay brown eggs : RHODEISLANDREDS
23. Toward shelter : ALEE
24. Old French coin : SOU
25. Mad ___ (Wonderland character) : HATTER
28. Pedaler's place : BIKEPATH
33. Kitchen garment : APRON
34. Interstate hauler : SEMI
35. Actress Myrna : LOY
36. Attraction for winter vacationers in the South : FLORIDASUNSHINE
40. ___ Aviv : TEL
41. Followers: Suffix : ISTS
42. ___ the Barbarian : CONAN
43. Soup crackers : SALTINES
46. ___ Anderson of TV's "Baywatch" : PAMELA
47. Half of dos : UNO
48. Play part : ROLE
49. Easy-gaited saddle horse : TENNESSEEWALKER
57. Pitcher Nolan : RYAN
58. Bridal walkway : AISLE
59. Not for : ANTI
60. "Rule Britannia" composer : ARNE
61. Like certain dentures : UPPER
62. Tide type : NEAP
63. Ground grain : MEAL
64. Snoozes : RESTS
65. Remove, in editing : DELE
1. Pinocchio, at times : LIAR
2. Make art on glass : ETCH
3. Pertaining to aircraft : AERO
4. Lion or coyote : PREDATOR
5. Sorer : ACHIER
6. "One of ___ days, Alice..." : THESE
7. Money drawer : TILL
8. 1985 movie "To Live and Die ___" : INLA
9. Kind of cap : COONSKIN
10. Face hardship bravely : BEARUP
11. She's a sweetie in Tahiti : AMIE
12. Wren or hen : BIRD
13. Greek Mars : ARES
21. 1985 Nicholas Gage best seller : ELENI
22. Buck's mate : DOE
25. Sword handles : HAFTS
26. Cop ___ (negotiate for a lighter sentence) : APLEA
27. Folklore dwarf : TROLL
28. Defeats : BESTS
29. Radio host Don : IMUS
30. Skirt type : ALINE
31. Having a key, in music : TONAL
32. "Laughing" animal : HYENA
34. Encl. for a reply : SASE
37. Jurassic Park revival : DINOSAUR
38. La ___ opera house : SCALA
39. One's birthplace : HOMELAND
44. Burrow : TUNNEL
45. Ending with nectar or saturn : INE
46. ___ that be : POWERS
48. Rent again : RELET
49. Mine vehicle : TRAM
50. Jane who loved Mr. Rochester : EYRE
51. Zola novel : NANA
52. Ex-Cleveland QB Brian : SIPE
53. Intuitive feelings : ESPS
54. Where the patella is : KNEE
55. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
56. Properly aged : RIPE

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