New York Times, Wednesday, April 10, 1996

Author: M. Lees
Editor: Will Shortz
Matthew Lees
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Lees. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Triviality : FROTH
6. Deli order : TOGO
10. Kan. neighbor : OKLA
14. English truck : LORRY
15. Towel word : HERS
16. Wet forecast : RAIN
17. Mr. T series, with "The" : ATEAM
18. Sci. course : ANAT
19. Analogy words : ISTO
20. Unhelpful spelling tip #1 : GASINGNOME
22. Surround : GIRD
23. Escapade : LARK
24. Play during the day : MATINEE
26. Sound of a sock : POW
29. In-___ land (spacy) : LALA
31. Tall and slender : LANK
32. Russian river : URAL
34. Fluid parts of blood : SERA
36. Barge's path : CANAL
39. Unhelpful spelling tip #2 : PASINPSYCHOLOGY
42. It might let a person off : ALIBI
43. Glut : SATE
44. Kind of lord : SLUM
45. Capone foe : NESS
47. River through Khartoum : NILE
49. Novelist Harper : LEE
50. Collaborate on a screenplay : COWRITE
53. Barber's cry : NEXT
55. Il cambio currency : LIRA
56. Unhelpful spelling tip #3 : AASINAISLE
61. Tons : ALOT
62. Walked all over : TROD
63. St. ___ (West Indies spot) : CROIX
64. Quebec's Levesque : RENE
65. Glamour competitor : ELLE
66. It may be perfect : TENSE
67. Physics units : ERGS
68. Does batik : DYES
69. Secretaries: Abbr. : ASSTS
1. Indy 500 prop : FLAG
2. Roster : ROTA
3. Some search for these in vein : ORES
4. Be behind : TRAIL
5. Sunday songbook : HYMNAL
6. Unappreciated : THANKLESS
7. Wine: Prefix : OENO
8. Senator Phil : GRAMM
9. Bone-related : OSTEAL
10. First generations : ORIGINALS
11. Unhelpful spelling tip #4 : KASINKNOLL
12. Austin Rover gas unit : LITRE
13. Battery side : ANODE
21. Understand : GRASP
25. Lunch with a crunch : TACO
26. Cocoon's contents : PUPA
27. Unwritten : ORAL
28. Unhelpful spelling tip #5 : WASINWRONG
30. Indo-European : ARYAN
33. Frees : LIBERATES
35. Radioactive elements : ACTINIDES
37. Malaria symptom : AGUE
38. Old___, Conn. : LYME
40. Unless, to Cato : NISI
41. Paris abductee : HELEN
46. Explicit : STATED
48. Betting combo : EXACTA
50. Journalist___ Boothe Luce : CLARE
51. Houston athlete : OILER
52. Betimes : EARLY
54. Auto foursome : TIRES
57. Part of a pump : SOLE
58. Pearl S. Buck novel : SONS
59. Tilt to one side : LIST
60. Past spouses : EXES

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