New York Times, Monday, June 17, 1996

Author: S. L. Robbins
Editor: Will Shortz
Sidney L. Robbins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 197 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thick slice : SLAB
5. To the rear, nautically : ABAFT
10. First of all : ADAM
14. June honoree : PAPA
15. Fracas : MELEE
16. Taunt : GIBE
17. Pensylvania and Park, e.g.: Abbr. : AVES
18. Elephant of children's lit : BABAR
19. Burden : ONUS
20. Ad puff : MAXIMUMSTRENGTH
23. Not so much : LESS
24. One of Alcott's "Little Women" : AMY
25. "Jingle Bells" conveyance : SLEIGH
28. Osmose : OOZE
30. Pie___mode : ALA
33. Covering for a baby's bottom : TALC
34. Fire : BLAZE
35. Future blossom : BUD
36. Ad puff : ADVANCEDFORMULA
40. Hawaiian garland : LEI
41. ___Chalmers (farm machinery name) : ALLIS
42. "The jig___!" : ISUP
43. Printers' measures : ENS
44. Baby-faced : CUTE
45. Most skilled : ABLEST
47. Wall Street operator, for short : ARB
48. "This one's___!" : ONME
49. Ad puff : WHITERTHANWHITE
57. Pitch : HURL
58. "Pal Joey" writer John : OHARA
59. 15th or so : IDES
60. Poet Lazarus : EMMA
61. Bay window : ORIEL
62. Alternatives to pastes : GELS
63. Socials : TEAS
64. Jell-O shapers : MOLDS
65. Angel's topper : HALO
1. Armed forces chow item : SPAM
2. Popocatepetl emission : LAVA
3. Uppermost point : APEX
4. Papal throne site : BASILICA
5. Surprise attack : AMBUSH
6. A-frame supports : BEAMS
7. Priests' robes : ALBS
8. Achievement : FEAT
9. Polished mosaic floor : TERRAZZO
10. Ecstasy's opposite : AGONY
11. Game show answer signal : DING
12. Adjoin : ABUT
13. Intertwine : MESH
21. Sister of 24-Across : MEG
22. Eastern V.I.P. : EMEER
25. No longer fresh : STALE
26. Burdened : LADEN
27. Hip swiveler of fame : ELVIS
28. Any song by 27-Down : OLDIE
29. Schmos : OAFS
30. Mistreat : ABUSE
31. Dillies : LULUS
32. Modify to fit : ADAPT
34. Skirt accessory : BELT
37. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
38. Site for a poker game : CLUBROOM
39. ___City (Denver's nickname) : MILEHIGH
45. Historical records : ANNALS
46. Yuppie's auto : BMW
47. Rand McNally book : ATLAS
48. Paddled : OARED
49. Sharpen : WHET
50. Actor Cronyn : HUME
51. ___la Douce : IRMA
52. "Comin'___the rye" : THRO
53. Ice pellets : HAIL
54. Bright thought : IDEA
55. Archer William : TELL
56. Bygone gas brand : ESSO

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