New York Times, Monday, February 19, 1996

Author: T. W. Schier
Editor: Will Shortz
Thomas W. Schier
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Schier. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Actress Theda of the silents : BARA
5. Fall flower : ASTER
10. Girl- or boy-watch : OGLE
14. Greek war god : ARES
15. Laminated rock : SHALE
16. "QB VII" author : URIS
17. Attacks from hiding : BUSHWHACKS
19. Mr. Republican of the old G.O.P. : TAFT
20. Giant star in Scorpius : ANTARES
21. Gnaw at corrosively : EATINTO
23. ___Carlo : MONTE
25. Desire : WANT
26. Colorado ski resort : ASPEN
29. Lumberjack's tool : AXE
31. Architectural arch : OGIVE
34. Bit of dental work : BRIDGE
36. Yo-yo, e.g. : TOY
38. Condescending type : SNOB
39. Suffix with doctor or elector : ATE
40. Holy sites : SHRINES
43. Hirt and Gore : ALS
44. Bowwow : BARK
46. D.C. V.I.P. : SEN
47. Fresca competitor : SPRITE
49. Broad necktie : ASCOT
51. Take steps : ACT
53. Actor Quinn : AIDAN
54. The "E" in Q.E.D. : ERAT
56. Dancer Twyla : THARP
58. Sherry-like wine : MADEIRA
61. Shock : ASTOUND
65. En route on the QE2 : ASEA
66. Throat part : ADAMSAPPLE
68. "The Chinese Parrot" detective : CHAN
69. River embankment : LEVEE
70. To be, in Brest : ETRE
71. Not his : HERS
72. Build___egg (save) : ANEST
73. Heads, in slang : NOBS
1. Rum cake : BABA
2. Give___for one's money : ARUN
3. Conclude one's case : REST
4. Humiliated : ASHAMED
5. Pale, as a face : ASHEN
6. California mount : SHASTA
7. Tic-___-toe : TAC
8. Actress Sommer : ELKE
9. Spotted again : RESAW
10. Picnics or barbecues : OUTINGS
11. Money for a scholar : GRANTINAID
12. London elevator : LIFT
13. "___perpetua" (Idaho's motto) : ESTO
18. Inequities : WRONGS
22. Chinese principle : TAO
24. Like the dodo : EXTINCT
26. Addis___ : ABABA
27. Spanish misses: Abbr. : SRTAS
28. A hole in the head? : PIERCEDEAR
30. Untold centuries : EON
32. Upper___ (Burkina Faso, once) : VOLTA
33. Buddy of "The Beverly Hillbillies" : EBSEN
35. Querying sounds : EHS
37. "You bet!" : YES
41. New Deal prog. : REA
42. Militaristic city of ancient Greece : SPARTA
45. Seoul mates? : KOREANS
48. Unwrap roughly : RIPOPEN
50. Mai___(drink) : TAI
52. River by Westminster Palace : THAMES
55. Song syllables : TRALA
57. It's a plus : ASSET
58. Airspeed unit : MACH
59. Tennis's Arthur : ASHE
60. Yemen port : ADEN
62. ___no good : UPTO
63. Strike-monitoring agcy. : NLRB
64. Barely passing marks : DEES
67. Blvd. : AVE

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