New York Times, Friday, May 19, 1995

Author: Michael S. Maurer
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael S. Maurer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43 Missing: {JPQWXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Laissez _____ : FAIRE
6. Element of disguise : BEARD
11. Alternative to 65 Across : BULLETS
13. Alternative to 31 Across : CUTBAIT
15. Rapidly : ALLEGRO
16. Irritate : INCENSE
17. G.I. carrier : LST
18. Musical interval : SEVENTH
20. Mauna _____ : KEA
21. "_____ conclusion..." (wrapping-up phrase) : SOIN
23. "The G-String Murders" author : LEE
24. Approach : NEAR
25. Cartridge fill : AMMO
26. Alternative to 22 Down : ALL
28. Worthless : DROSSY
30. Come before, as the eyes : MEET
31. Alternative to 13 Across : FISH
33. Feminine ending : ETTE
34. Sports period : HALF
36. Drop a line? : OMIT
38. Assault : RAID
40. Alternative to 24 Down : TOBE
42. Sashes : OBIS
46. Eliot's miser : MARNER
48. Alternative to 64 Across : FOR
49. Court seat : BANC
50. Something to shake : ALEG
51. Toy manufacturer : ELF
53. Phillips 66 competitor : ESSO
54. Eng. king : GEO
55. Clip out : SCISSOR
59. Houston interstate : TEN
60. Nixon predecessor : MILHOUS
62. Opening : ORIFICE
64. Alternative to 48 Across : AGAINST
65. Alternative to 11 Across : BALLOTS
66. Kind of clippers : HEDGE
67. Relies : LEANS
1. Gross : FULSOME
2. Never surpassed : ALLTIME
3. _____ de France : ILE
4. Rules, informally : REGS
5. French 101 verb : ETRE
6. Hit gently : BUNTED
7. Fix permanently : ETCH
8. Model of honesty : ABE
9. Most repulsive : RANKEST
10. Rot : DISEASE
11. _____ needles : BALSAM
12. From Stalingrad, e.g.: Abbr. : SOV
13. Motion picture : CINE
14. Lachrymose : TEARY
19. Home additions : ELLS
22. Alternative to 26 Across : NOTHING
24. Alternative to 40 Across : NOTTOBE
26. _____-C.I.O. : AFL
27. Help for a pedestrian : LIFT
29. Defendants, at law : REI
32. Skelton character : HOBO
35. Fruit beverage : ADE
37. Debussy's "La _____" : MER
38. Elizabethan knight : RALEIGH
39. Rings of color : AREOLAE
41. Rubs out : OFFS
43. Fortress : BASTION
44. Entomophobic's fear : INSECTS
45. Biscuits : SCONES
46. Molten matter : MAGMA
47. Withdraw as a judge : RECUSE
52. Schindler document : LIST
55. Noted presentation? : SONG
56. Loudly lament : SOB
57. Vaccine type : ORAL
58. Vex : RILE
61. Stashed : HID
63. Ala. neighbor : FLA

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