New York Times, Thursday, February 29, 1996

Author: P. Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FGQVXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Hikers' needs : MAPS
5. Place for hydrotherapy : SPA
8. Marine deposits : CORALS
14. One way to run : AMOK
15. Trouble : AIL
16. Greets the day : ARISES
17. Multishot firearm : REPEATER
19. With 61-Across, 1930's Cardinals All-Star (born 2/29/1904) : PEPPER
20. Funeral sound : KNELL
21. Guiding maxims : MOTTOS
23. It might have a black eye : PEA
24. Hair color : ASH
25. White's partner? : SAJAK
29. Like___out of hell : ABAT
31. Hagar the Horrible's dog : SNERT
33. Send urgently : WIRE
34. Hooky player : TRUANT
36. Role for Myrna : NORA
38. Curie's title: Abbr. : MME
39. With 41-Across, director of "Wings" (born 2/29/1896) : WILLIAM
41. See 39-Across : WELLMAN
43. Kimono sash : OBI
44. ___Rabbit : BRER
46. Comic Boosler : ELAYNE
47. Trompe I'___ : OEIL
49. Weathered : STOOD
51. Frigg's husband : ODIN
52. Helps with the dishes : DRIES
54. Parapsychologist's study : ESP
55. L.A. law figure : ITO
56. Thin : SPARSE
58. About : CIRCA
61. See 19-Across : MARTIN
64. Generally available : INSEASON
66. Five spaces, perhaps : INDENT
67. Name part : NEE
68. Depilatory brand : NEET
69. Bags : SNARES
70. Provoke : IRE
71. New Year's song ending : SYNE
1. Take notice of : MARK
2. "It is so" : AMEN
3. Excommunicator of Henry VIII (born 2/29/1468) : POPEPAULIII
4. Kind of system : SKELETAL
5. Posed : SAT
6. Certain baker : PIEMAN
7. 1953 A.L. M.V.P. (born 2/29/1924) : ALROSEN
8. Hook or Cook: Abbr. : CAPT
9. Double Stuf cookies : OREOS
10. Woodshop tool : RIPSAW
11. Egyptian cobra : ASP
12. See 62-Down : LEE
13. Old Communist state: Abbr. : SSR
18. ___mode : ALA
22. Shawl : THROW
26. Noted bandleader (born 2/29/1904) : JIMMYDORSEY
27. Italian designer : ARMANI
28. Actor___Ivory Wayans : KEENEN
29. "The Circle Game" poet : ATWOOD
30. Party to payola : BRIBER
31. Big shots : STARS
32. Cornered : TREED
35. Quill point : NIB
37. Nothing but : ALL
40. Olympics length : METER
42. Thai neighbors : LAOTIANS
45. "Otello" composer (born 2/29/1792) : ROSSINI
48. Economist Thurow : LESTER
50. Key : OPENER
53. Hardcover part : SPINE
55. Guarantee : ICE
57. Some queens : ANTS
59. "Barton Fink" director Joel : COEN
60. Two chips, e.g. : ANTE
61. Start to understand? : MIS
62. With 12-Down, founder of the American Shakers (born 2/29/1736) : ANN
63. Vitamin abbr. : RDA
65. Date : SEE

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