New York Times, Wednesday, March 20, 1996

Author: G. Newman
Editor: Will Shortz
Gene Newman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
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1. Hollywood do : GALA
5. Coat, with "on" : DAUB
9. By surprise : ABACK
14. Favorite : IDOL
15. ___facto : IPSO
16. Kind of pad : LEGAL
17. Heart of the matter : GIST
18. Jerk: Var. : SHMO
19. Bogart in "High Sierra" : EARLE
20. Barely : INTHENICKOFTIME
23. Linear : ONED
24. Toss (out) : CAST
25. Doyle's "___in Scarlet" : ASTUDY
28. Diner lunch order : BLT
29. "It's fun to stay at the___" (1978 song lyric) : YMCA
33. "Little Lulu" cartoonist : MARGE
34. 50's Yankees great Hank : BAUER
36. Not in, in Innsbruck : AUS
37. Barely : BYAHAIRSBREADTH
40. PC key : ESC
41. Rummages (through) : ROOTS
42. Toot : SPREE
43. Campus org. : ROTC
45. Scheduled : DUE
46. Some 16th-century engravings : DURERS
47. "Looks like trouble" : OHOH
49. Japanese writing sticks : SUMI
50. Barely : ATTHELASTSECOND
57. "Smoking gun" : PROOF
58. Pitcher Wilhelm : HOYT
59. "The Art of Love" author : OVID
60. Exploded : BURST
61. English composer : ARNE
62. "So long" : TATA
63. Pants parts : SEATS
64. Tournament ranking : SEED
65. Leave rolling in the aisles : SLAY
1. "Thank Heaven for Little Girls" musical : GIGI
2. Tennis score : ADIN
3. Without a clue : LOST
4. Notwithstanding that : ALTHOUGH
5. ABC's owner : DISNEY
6. It eats its vegetables : APHID
7. "Semper fi" grp. : USMC
8. Literary circles : BOOKCLUBS
9. Hebrew A's : ALEFS
10. "Dick Tracy" star : BEATTY
11. Farm prefix : AGRI
12. Not windy : CALM
13. "The Mocker Mocked" artist : KLEE
21. Make beloved : ENDEAR
22. Cowboy flick : OATER
25. Stoplight light : AMBER
26. Express authority : SAYSO
27. Pamphlet : TRACT
28. Thrash : BASTE
30. Part of Felipe's family : MADRE
31. More good-looking : CUTER
32. Hardwoods : ASHES
34. To-dos : BROUHAHAS
35. Job hunter's need : RESUME
38. Crystalline antiseptic : IODOL
39. California crop : APRICOTS
44. Regis or Kathie Lee : COHOST
46. Prepared to lift prints : DUSTED
48. Tests the weight of : HEFTS
49. Composer Jule : STYNE
50. P.D. alerts : APBS
51. Exact : TRUE
52. Part of a Japanese pilot's war cry : TORA
53. Resentful : SORE
54. Planetary path : OVAL
55. Actress Naldi : NITA
56. Normandy event : DDAY

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