New York Times, Tuesday, May 28, 1996

Author: J. R. Bender
Editor: Will Shortz
Janet R. Bender
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {AIOQUYZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sixth sense : ESP
4. Suit part : VEST
8. Fr. holy women : STES
12. Donjon : KEEP
14. River of Hesse : EDER
15. Author Gardner et al. : ERLES
17. Suffix with cigar or major : ETTE
18. Hawaiian goose : NENE
19. Della or Pee Wee : REESE
20. English writer who applied Darwinian principles to philosophy : HERBERTSPENCER
23. Mill output : STEEL
24. Football lineman : END
25. Coll. senior's test : GRE
27. Bridge support : TRESTLE
30. Moses, e.g. : JEW
33. "Speed" star : REEVES
35. Ott or Gibson : MEL
36. It helps build character : GENE
37. Broadway conductor Lehman___ : ENGEL
38. Bewitch : HEX
39. Defeats : BESTS
40. Borscht ingredient : BEET
41. Select number : FEW
42. Olympian Jackie Joyner-___ : KERSEE
43. Poetic contraction : EER
44. Bedroom furniture piece : DRESSER
46. Be at fault : ERR
47. Certain intersection : TEE
48. "Thou shalt not covet" Commandment : TENTH
50. ABC sitcom star : ELLENDEGENERES
56. Playboys' looks : LEERS
57. "___Only Just Begun" : WEVE
58. Actress Sommer : ELKE
60. Intuit : SENSE
61. 1974 hit "___Tu" : ERES
62. Govt. agents : TMEN
63. Suffix with pun : STER
64. Monthly due : RENT
65. Match part : SET
1. Just make, with "out" : EKE
2. Thomas of timepieces : SETH
3. "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" songwriter : PETESEEGER
4. Surfaces : VENEERS
5. First woman swimmer of the English Channel : EDERLE
6. Mailed : SENT
7. Uno y dos : TRES
8. Placid : SERENE
9. Polling news : TREND
10. Util. power : ELEC
11. Zaire's Mobutu ___Seko : SESE
13. Saucy : PERT
16. Sun. speech : SER
21. Kind of palm : BETEL
22. Claiborne of Rhode Island : PELL
25. Diving bird : GREBE
26. Newswoman Poussaint : RENEE
28. Small ducks : SMEWS
29. 1982 Matt Dillon movie : TEX
30. Southern senator : JESSEHELMS
31. Reply to a knock : ENTER
32. Bremen's river : WESER
34. Certain doc : VET
36. Neighbor of Lux. : GER
38. TV's "___Haw" : HEE
39. "Games People Play" author Eric : BERNE
41. ___Basset of the comics : FRED
42. Most acute : KEENEST
44. More compact : DENSER
45. Director Spielberg : STEVEN
47. Concise : TERSE
49. Weight allowance : TRET
50. Chicago transports : ELS
51. Wine sediment : LEES
52. Spring time : LENT
53. Juice server : EWER
54. "Primal Fear" star : GERE
55. ___-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
59. Tolkien creature : ENT

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