New York Times, Thursday, December 26, 1996

Author: R. H. Burns
Editor: Will Shortz
Rand H. Burns
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Egg holder : OVISAC
7. Male cat : TOM
10. Weisshorn and others : ALPS
14. Having more butter and cream : RICHER
15. Managed-care option, for short : HMO
16. Tropical food staple : TARO
17. Asia Minor capital : ANKARA
18. Kinsman : RELATION
20. Quit : LAYDOWNONESARMS
22. Joe ___ : BLOW
23. Hit the slopes : SKI
24. Garcon's list : CARTE
28. Allen of "Home Improvement" : TIM
30. Hearth : INGLE
34. ET carriers : UFOS
35. Eminence : RENOWN
37. Maya ___ (Vietnam Wall designer) : LIN
38. Quits : GIVESUPTHEGHOST
41. Lionel Richie's "You ___" : ARE
42. Female fowl : PEAHEN
43. Author Gardner : ERLE
44. Short-winded : TERSE
46. B.A. or Ph.D. : DEG
47. Dinner bird : FRYER
48. Standard : PAR
50. Filled tortilla : TACO
52. Quits : STRIKESONESFLAG
60. 1995 Masters Tournament winner : CRENSHAW
61. Aspire : STRIVE
62. Adjutant : AIDE
63. Bio bit : AGE
64. Part of a service : TEAPOT
65. Sphagnum, for one : MOSS
66. ___ Paese cheese : BEL
67. Illegal firings : ARSONS
1. Grueling exam : ORAL
2. ___ del Mar, Chile : VINA
3. Highly distasteful : ICKY
4. Source of roe : SHAD
5. Oxygen-dependent bacterium : AEROBE
6. Rush-hour pace : CRAWL
7. Quit : THROWINTHETOWEL
8. Harbinger : OMEN
9. Infiltrators : MOLES
10. Reach : ATTAIN
11. Place to hibernate : LAIR
12. It's a ball : PROM
13. Charlie Chan's #1 and #2 : SONS
19. Kind of price : ASKING
21. Tablet : NOTEPAD
24. Bandleader with the 1943 hit "Brazil" : CUGAT
25. Burning : AFIRE
26. Itinerant : ROVER
27. Mao ___-tung : TSE
29. New England Indian : MOHEGAN
31. Exult (in) : GLORY
32. Hard-twisted cotton thread : LISLE
33. Come in : ENTER
35. Regret : RUE
36. Benign growth : WEN
39. Barks on cue, as a dog : SPEAKS
40. Old what's-___-name : HER
45. Porcupine quills : SPINES
47. Encourage : FOSTER
49. Recovery regimen, for short : REHAB
51. Jai alai basket : CESTA
52. Con : SCAM
53. Rap music's TLC, e.g. : TRIO
54. 1990 World Series champs : REDS
55. Guru : SAGE
56. Abbey figures : FRAS
57. Prefix with suction : LIPO
58. Stratford's river : AVON
59. Comprehends : GETS

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