New York Times, Monday, February 24, 1997

Author: Derek Allen
Editor: Will Shortz
Derek Allen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Allen. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Org. that guarantees bank holdings : FDIC
5. Poets : BARDS
10. Egyptian snakes : ASPS
14. Moon goddess : LUNA
15. German sub : UBOAT
16. Patricia who co-starred in "The Fountainhead" : NEAL
17. Late newsman Sevareid : ERIC
18. Waken : ROUSE
19. The Supremes, e.g. : TRIO
20. 1989 Spike Lee film : DOTHERIGHTTHING
23. French school : ECOLE
24. Weights : HEFTS
25. Letter before beth : ALEPH
28. Kapow! : WHAM
30. Top 3 hit of 1963 and 1977 : DADOORONRON
34. Mont Blanc is one : ALP
37. "Play it ___ lays" : ASIT
38. Studio sign : ONAIR
39. Light bulb, in cartoons : IDEA
40. Happened upon : MET
41. Moonshine : MOUNTAINDEW
43. Camp beds : COTS
44. Suns : BASKS
45. ___-Kettering Institute : SLOAN
48. Chilled meat garnish : ASPIC
51. Unwelcome sight in the mail : POSTAGEDUESTAMP
57. In the past : ONCE
58. Finger-pointer : NAMER
59. Cake finisher : ICER
60. Backside : REAR
61. States : AVERS
62. Jasmine or morning glory : VINE
63. Commits a sin : ERRS
64. Present, for example, in English class : TENSE
65. Mini-whirlpool : EDDY
1. Vamoosed : FLED
2. Five-peseta coin : DURO
3. Any part of J.F.K.: Abbr. : INIT
4. Ornamental container in a flower shop : CACHEPOT
5. Grand Canyon transport : BURRO
6. Irate : ABOIL
7. Cheek cosmetic : ROUGE
8. Elan : DASH
9. Proofer's mark : STET
10. "La Marseillaise," e.g. : ANTHEM
11. Printing flourish : SERIF
12. Benjamin Moore product : PAINT
13. Trudges (through) : SLOGS
21. Classical nymph who spoke only by repetition : ECHO
22. Holier-___-thou : THAN
25. Economist Smith : ADAM
26. Emit coherent light : LASE
27. Perform copy desk work : EDIT
28. Formal order : WRIT
29. Wedding dance : HORA
31. Eradicate, with "out" : ROOT
32. Burden : ONUS
33. One of the Bobbsey twins : NAN
34. Appends : ADDS
35. Onion relative : LEEK
36. Bears' hands : PAWS
39. Like Mount St. Helens, now : INACTIVE
41. "___ Lisa" : MONA
42. Wading bird : IBIS
43. Supplies the food for : CATERS
45. Plant reproductive part : SPORE
46. Unsocial sort : LONER
47. Award for "Braveheart" : OSCAR
48. Saatchi & Saatchi employees : ADMEN
49. Litigators : SUERS
50. Intrinsically : PERSE
52. Tiny pest : GNAT
53. Roof overhang : EAVE
54. Battery fluid : ACID
55. Repair : MEND
56. Wolves, for wolfhounds : PREY

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