New York Times, Tuesday, February 27, 1996

Author: J.L. Beatty
Editor: Will Shortz
James L. Beatty
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVXYZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Beatty. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fight (with) down and dirty : RASSLE
7. Low in pitch : BASS
11. Merchandise: Abbr. : GDS
14. Enfeeble : IMPAIR
15. Rights org. since 1920 : ACLU
16. Meadow : LEA
17. With 36- and 59-Across, words of Alexander Pope : FOOLSRUSHIN
19. Strike caller : UMP
20. Autumn occurrence : FROST
21. Exigency : NEED
22. Post-sunburn experience : PEEL
23. Actor Cariou : LEN
24. Draft letters : SSS
26. Go by : ELAPSE
28. To be, to Tacitus : ESSE
30. Ballet step : PAS
32. Manacles : IRONS
33. Skill : CRAFT
35. Hams it up : EMOTES
36. See 17-Across : WHEREANGELS
38. Visitors from afar : ALIENS
40. Succinct : TERSE
41. French pronoun : CELLE
42. Part of a shepherd's flock : EWE
43. Seven___ : SEAS
47. Changes the decor of : REDOES
49. Sorority letter : ETA
51. Born : NEE
52. Class in which Keynes is taught : ECON
53. One Miss America measurement : HIPS
56. Military group : CADRE
58. "Caught you!" : AHA
59. See 17-Across : FEARTOTREAD
61. Obtain : GET
62. Big name in little blocks : LEGO
63. Have relevance : RELATE
64. Superman's symbol : ESS
65. At the apex of : ATOP
66. Worshiper : ADORER
1. Mix up, as a deck of cards : RIFFLE
2. Ovid work : AMORES
3. Fishing lures : SPOONS
4. Actor Mineo et al. : SALS
5. Organizers' aids : LISTS
6. Blunder : ERR
7. Morally low : BASE
8. Yearn (for) : ACHE
9. Baseball runner's tactic : SLIDE
10. Baltimore paper : SUN
11. These have sticky sticks : GLUEPOTS
12. Land for a manor house : DEMESNE
13. Dry, as a plant : SAPLESS
18. Liable to cause injury : UNSAFE
22. Springs from a pen : PAROLES
25. Boxes : SPARS
27. 7-Up flavorers : LIMES
29. Level of authority : ECHELON
31. Part of many university names : STATE
34. Tennis player Richards : RENEE
35. Plumed heron : EGRET
36. What the dissolute sow : WILDOATS
37. Most recent : NEWEST
38. Farmland, e.g. : ACREAGE
39. Spongers : LEECHES
44. Make beloved : ENDEAR
45. Charge with gas : AERATE
46. Farm machine : SEEDER
48. Linen item : SHEET
50. Trod the boards : ACTED
54. "Othello" villain : IAGO
55. Support : PROP
57. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
59. Site of many keys: Abbr. : FLA
60. ___pro nobis : ORA

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