New York Times, Tuesday, December 24, 1996

Author: E. C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQWXYZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ blocker : BETA
5. Cabbie : HACK
9. Desert flora : CACTI
14. Latin 101 word : AMAS
15. Cousin of a Tony : OBIE
16. Autumn color : OCHER
17. Singer McEntire : REBA
18. Give the slip to : LOSE
19. Squirrel away : STORE
20. Alien art form, some say : CROPCIRCLES
23. Magnum and others, for short : PIS
24. Give it ___ (try) : AGO
25. "Now, about..." : ASTO
26. Getaways : LAMS
28. Hilton Head Island, for one : RESORT
30. Prohibitionists would like to prohibit it : ALCOHOL
33. Caught but good : NAILED
36. Danish money : KRONE
37. Agreement : PACT
40. Interrupt, as a dancer : CUTIN
42. Parroted : APED
43. Fitzgerald and others : ELLAS
45. Bee and snake products : VENOMS
47. Boo-boos : SLIPUPS
49. Turkey moistener : BASTER
53. Cartoon skunk ___ Le Pew : PEPE
54. TV ad : SPOT
56. "Norma ___" : RAE
57. SASE, e.g. : ENC
59. Fruit pastry : PRUNEDANISH
62. Ravel work, with "La" : VALSE
64. Legal scholar Guinier : LANI
65. Villa d'___ : ESTE
66. "Give peace ___ time, O Lord": Morning Prayer : INOUR
67. Prime time hour : NINE
68. Mets stadium : SHEA
69. Gently gallops : LOPES
70. Pub round : ALES
71. Like a Granny Smith apple : TART
1. Where train commuters drink : BARCAR
2. Come to the fore : EMERGE
3. No-nos : TABOOS
4. Pronto! : ASAP
5. Kind of medicine : HOLISTIC
6. Call off a takeoff : ABORT
7. 50's western "The ___ Kid" : CISCO
8. Ship's central beam : KEEL
9. Russian horseman : COSSACK
10. Take steps : ACT
11. Auto disassembly site : CHOPSHOP
12. Actress Hatcher : TERI
13. Gets one's goat : IRES
21. Singer Irene : CARA
22. Building wing : ELL
27. Quagmire : MORASS
29. Recorded : ONTAPE
30. Point after deuce : ADIN
31. Single : ONE
32. Conducted : LED
34. Disposable diaper brand : LUVS
35. Bordeaux summer : ETE
37. Foot: Lat. : PES
38. The works : ALL
39. Carriage horse sound : CLIPCLOP
41. People who don't count : NOBODIES
44. Evening meals : SUPPERS
46. ___ Hari : MATA
48. Each : PER
50. Country singer Yearwood : TRISHA
51. Resurrection Mass day : EASTER
52. Warm up again : REHEAT
54. Escargot : SNAIL
55. Tubular pasta : PENNE
57. Stephen King topic : EVIL
58. Prefix with second : NANO
60. Arm bone : ULNA
61. Hornets' home : NEST
63. Take to court : SUE

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