New York Times, Saturday, April 20, 1996

Author: R. Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of mass : CRITICAL
9. Dull : DAMPEN
15. Tangolike dance : HABANERA
16. Pleistocene epoch : ICEAGE
17. Breakfast order : OVEREASY
18. Printing, carpentry, etc. : TRADES
19. Geom. figure : CIR
20. Allay : SOOTHE
22. Alphabet string : RST
23. "Nothing___" : TOIT
25. Messenger : ENVOY
26. Mechanical, after "by" : ROTE
27. Consternation : ALARM
29. Make a foozle : ERR
30. Humdinger : ONER
31. Prevail : WINOUT
33. Unpaved surfaces : ROADBEDS
35. Fed. watchdog : OSHA
37. "Peter Pan" character : SMEE
38. Episodes : CHAPTERS
42. Stung : BURNED
46. Italian artist Guido : RENI
47. Corker : PIP
48. 1940's Chief Justice : STONE
49. Elvis's middle name : ARON
50. Remove via percolation : LEACH
53. Recorded proceedings : ACTA
54. Year in a Roman sci-fi film? : MMI
55. Danish : PASTRY
56. Relief : AID
57. Starting time? : MONDAY
59. Certain vaudeville act : TAPDANCE
62. Villa : ESTATE
63. 1953 Emmy-winning actress : EVEARDEN
64. One of a team of eight : DASHER
65. Organization founded by Jean Henri Dunant : REDCROSS
1. Mississippi native : CHOCTAW
2. Ristorante offering : RAVIOLI
3. Basque, e.g. : IBERIAN
4. Stain : TAR
5. Chemical suffix : INE
6. Wrap up : CEASE
7. Unlawful firing : ARSON
8. Airport event : LAYOVER
9. Short, impassioned poem : DITHYRAMB
10. It may be a lot : ACRE
11. "Give__ break!" : MEA
12. Boss : PADRONE
13. Cast out : EGESTED
14. Family types : NESTERS
21. Plaza de___ : TOROS
24. Enter marching : TROOPIN
26. "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" musical : ROBERTA
28. Nonnegotiable item : MUST
32. 1992 Robert Altman film : THEPLAYER
34. Jupiter or Apollo, e.g. : DEUS
36. Eary sign of spring : ARIES
38. Studied : CRAMMED
39. Shade of pink : HERMOSA
40. Oils : ANOINTS
41. Go all over : SPATTER
43. "Sorry, that's impossible!" : NOCANDO
44. Allures : ENTICES
45. Anesthetizes : DEADENS
51. Desire : CRAVE
52. Promoted to excess : HYPED
55. Cracker topper : PATE
58. T, to Morse : DAH
60. ___ Lac (Vietnamese province) : DAC
61. J.F.K. event: Abbr. : ARR

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