New York Times, Tuesday, February 20, 1996

Author: D. Trombley
Editor: Will Shortz
Deborah Kathryn Trombley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Trombley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Twitch : SPASM
6. Dispenser candy : PEZ
9. Mumblety peg item : KNIFE
14. When repeated, an Evergreen State city : WALLA
15. Dweller on the Mekong River : LAO
16. Countryish : RURAL
17. Book filled with legends : ATLAS
18. W.W.II tour sponsor : USO
19. Leave___on (influence) : AMARK
20. Pirate's exclamation : SHIVERMETIMBERS
23. Sweetie : HON
24. Country dance : REEL
25. Maiden name preceder : NEE
26. Sweet potatoes : YAMS
27. Digs tunnels : BURROWS
31. March 17 celeb : STPAT
34. "___Rheingold" : DAS
35. One of Frank's exes : MIA
36. Pirate's situation : WALKINGTHEPLANK
41. Two___time : ATA
42. 1948 pact: Abbr. : OAS
43. Filmdom's Dr. Kildare : AYRES
44. Robbers : BANDITS
47. Fairway warning : FORE
49. Opposite of a ques. : ANS
50. Lascivious : LEWD
51. The Beatles'____Pepper : SGT
54. Pirate's destination : DAVYJONESLOCKER
59. Upper crust : ELITE
60. Horse's morsel : OAT
61. Threat for a Wild West outlaw : NOOSE
62. "So long, amigo" : ADIOS
63. Arthur Godfrey played one : UKE
64. Drawbridges cross them : MOATS
65. Barely noticeable : FAINT
66. U.A.R. member : SYR
67. Cherbourg shes : ELLES
1. Swagger : SWASH
2. Prefix with logical or genic : PATHO
3. Tuckered out : ALLIN
4. Bulgarian, e.g. : SLAV
5. Pricey Italian car : MASERATI
6. Feathers : PLUMES
7. Writing pad support : EASEL
8. Kind of suit : ZOOT
9. "Seinfeld" neighbor : KRAMER
10. Show song : NUMBER
11. Dies___ : IRAE
12. Co-star of 55-Down : FARR
13. Lodge members : ELKS
21. Dreamy acronym : REM
22. Lavatory sign : INUSE
26. Prattle : YAK
27. Scrooge exclamation : BAH
28. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
29. Beef bourguignon ingredient : WINE
30. Fifth Avenue name : SAKS
31. Hit the deck? : SWAB
32. "Bye!" : TATA
33. Strategize : PLAN
34. Sot's woe : DTS
37. "___fast!" : NOTSO
38. High-test, e.g. : GAS
39. "So sorry" : PARDONME
40. Liquid in drums : LYE
45. Scopes trial locale, 1925 : DAYTON
46. Kiddingly : INJEST
47. Rankle : FESTER
48. One who gives a hoot : OWL
50. Not watertight : LEAKY
51. Drinker's toast : SKOAL
52. Beau___ : GESTE
53. Lock : TRESS
54. Heedless : DEAF
55. He was Pierce on "M*A*S*H" : ALDA
56. Hour on a grandfather clock : VIII
57. We, oui? : NOUS
58. Hip : COOL

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