New York Times, Saturday, December 7, 1996

Author: R. H. Burns
Editor: Will Shortz
Rand H. Burns
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Person in a cast : ACTRESS
8. Salts : SEADOGS
15. Product of the mountains of Italy : CHIANTI
16. One who can't get a seat : ALSORAN
17. Obsolescent symbol : HAMMERANDSICKLE
19. Head lock : TRESS
20. Press : MEDIA
21. Embattled funding org. : NEA
22. Caesar's sidekick : COCA
24. Kin of "-kin" : ULE
25. Fax button : SEND
26. High-tensile steel product : PIANOWIRE
29. Tikal dwellers : MAYAS
30. Show fallibility : ERR
31. Inability to smell : ANOSMIA
33. Colorful pottery : REDWARE
36. It's usually inadmissible : HEARSAY
40. Arctic sheet : ICEFLOE
42. Indiana humorist : ADE
43. Byrd book : ALONE
46. Entry mode for full gainers : FEETFIRST
49. Yap : BARK
50. Overseas relative : TIA
51. Chronicle : SAGA
52. "Take On Me" pop trio : AHA
53. Prefix with surgery or transmitter : MICRO
55. Blown-up area : INSET
58. Snug joint : TONGUEANDGROOVE
61. Like some alkaloids : ERGOTIC
62. Subject of Newton's first law : INERTIA
63. Lot : DESTINY
64. Catholicon : CUREALL
1. Zwei cubed : ACHT
2. Burn : CHAR
3. It gets punched : TIMECARD
4. Garlic variety : RAMSON
5. Menuhin's mentor : ENESCO
6. Gibr., for one : STR
7. Famous twins' birthplace : SIAM
8. Two-tone oxford : SADDLESHOE
9. Dinsmore of children's literature : ELSIE
10. One of seven big things : ASIA
11. One of seven small things : DOC
12. ___ Islands (Scapa Flow locale) : ORKNEY
13. PbS : GALENA
14. Slammin' Sammy's family : SNEADS
18. Prefix with surgery or transmitter : NEURO
23. Informed : AWARE
25. Mosel tributary : SAAR
26. A head : PER
27. Dudgeon : IRE
28. Futility : INEFFICACY
29. War stat : MIA
32. Fulfills : MEETS
34. Subtle signal : WINK
35. Crack : ACE
37. Site of Florida's first golf course : SARASOTA
38. Deuce followers : ADS
39. Nonetheless : YET
41. Absorb : LEARN
43. Died down : ABATED
44. City in Kipling's "Kim" : LAHORE
45. Arboreal apes : ORANGS
47. Like Snow White, vis-a-vis the Queen : FAIRER
48. Bypass : IGNORE
50. Link : TIEIN
53. Ormandy's successor in Philadelphia : MUTI
54. Lyrical : ODIC
56. Base : EVIL
57. Shade of blue : TEAL
59. Fetched : GOT
60. Brindled beast : GNU

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