New York Times, Monday, April 1, 1996

Author: F. Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___d' oeuvres : HORS
5. "Without delay" : ASAP
9. Gardener's tool : SPADE
14. Came to ground : ALIT
15. Boxer's garb : ROBE
16. Sheik's bevy : HAREM
17. "___Zapata!" : VIVA
18. Hint : CLUE
19. Man and Wight, e.g. : ISLES
20. Unsolicited, as manuscripts : OVERTHETRANSOM
23. Prefix with meter : CENTI
24. "Watch your___!" : STEP
25. Informal language : SLANG
29. Loves to death : ADORES
33. Who's Who entry : BIO
36. Fencing blades : EPEES
38. Enthusiastic review : RAVE
39. Ill : UNDERTHEWEATHER
43. Maps rds. : RTES
44. Newton of gravity fame : ISAAC
45. Spanish Mrs. : SRA
46. Cosa___ : NOSTRA
49. Come in : ENTER
51. Gossipy Barrett : RONA
53. Goes hither and thither : ROVES
57. Stroll path, perhaps : AROUNDTHEBLOCK
62. Aristophanes comedy, with "The" : FROGS
63. Savings' partner : LOAN
64. 1953 Leslie Caron film : LILI
65. Corner map : INSET
66. "Leave___Beaver" : ITTO
67. Vigor : ELAN
68. Petty officers : BOSNS
69. Hive denizens : BEES
70. "Peanuts" expletive : RATS
1. Utter devastation : HAVOC
2. Popeye's gal : OLIVE
3. Torn apart : RIVEN
4. Begins : STARTS
5. Curved gateway : ARCH
6. ___proprietorship : SOLE
7. Border on : ABUT
8. Jury members : PEERS
9. Spruced up, as shoes : SHINED
10. Globe-trotter's need : PASSPORT
11. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
12. Consider : DEEM
13. Printer's widths : EMS
21. Mosaic maker : TILER
22. ___loss for words : ATA
26. Fitting : APT
27. Royal Crown Cola brand : NEHI
28. Silly birds : GEESE
30. Stadium cheers : RAHS
31. "Did you___!" : EVER
32. Blood fluids : SERA
33. Beachgoer's worry : BURN
34. Look___ (probe) : INTO
35. Pindaric verses : ODES
37. Ugly duckling, ultimately : SWAN
40. Female hormone : ESTROGEN
41. Chow down : EAT
42. Bitter : ACERB
47. Drags out of bed : ROUSTS
48. ___Arbor, Mich. : ANN
50. Word with high or holy : ROLLER
52. Ignore the script : ADLIB
54. "There!" : VOILA
55. Acclaim : ECLAT
56. Injures slightly : SKINS
57. Florence's river : ARNO
58. Seamstress Betsy : ROSS
59. Shopper's bag : TOTE
60. Detest : HATE
61. Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
62. Stretch the truth : FIB

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