New York Times, Tuesday, June 18, 1996

Author: E. C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Applaud : CLAP
5. Sweetheart : FLAME
10. Nuclear weapon, for short : ICBM
14. As well : ALSO
15. Derbies : RACES
16. Fly high : SOAR
17. Go pfft! : FAIL
18. Kilns : OVENS
19. Wraps up : ENDS
20. Notes in cyberspace : EMAILMESSAGES
23. Sidewalk___ : SANTA
24. Sailor's assent : AYE
25. Sailor : TAR
28. Singer James et al. : ETTAS
32. Roomy : LARGE
34. Mediator: Abbr. : ARB
37. "Nixon" character : EHOWARDHUNT
40. Where to get a hoagy : DELI
42. Cleaver's "Soul___" : ONICE
43. Scorer on serve : ACER
44. Part of Chopin's Opus 10 : EMAJORETUDE
47. Doubles team : TWO
48. Imps : PUCKS
49. Fly-fishing, for one : SPORT
51. "For shame!" : TSK
52. Well,___-di-dah..." : LAH
55. In the lead : AHEAD
59. Dangerous strain : ECOLIBACTERIA
64. "The Second of May" artist : GOYA
66. Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
67. "Cheers" patron : NORM
68. Attend Choate, e.g. : PREP
69. No-Tell, for one : MOTEL
70. Paradise : EDEN
71. Just okay : SOSO
72. Beginning : ONSET
73. Hardy heroine : TESS
1. Sights alone the Champs Elysees : CAFES
2. Large, furry pet : LLAMA
3. Chinese, e.g. : ASIAN
4. Like Miss Manners : POLITE
5. Word on a gift tag : FROM
6. Wash : LAVE
7. They're good with tricks : ACES
8. The brainy bunch : MENSA
9. E.G. White piece : ESSAY
10. "Peekaboo,___..." : ISEE
11. Build : CONSTRUCT
12. Rotten : BAD
13. ___Malaprop : MRS
21. Running behind : LATE
22. Neuter : GELD
26. "Nixon" character : AGNEW
27. Small rocket engine : RETRO
29. Thunder god : THOR
30. Tops : AONE
31. Actress Loretta and others : SWITS
33. "There you are!" : AHA
34. Masterful : ADEPT
35. Twin brother of legend : REMUS
36. Shiners : BLACKEYES
38. "We'll tak___o' kindness yet": Burns : ACUP
39. Make over : REDO
41. Alphabet trio : IJK
45. Scandinavian port : OSLO
46. Q.E.D. midsection : ERAT
50. 1995 Sandra Bullock film : THENET
53. 1836 battle site, with "the" : ALAMO
54. Try to pick up : HITON
56. Wear away : ERODE
57. Buenos___ : AIRES
58. Denounces : DAMNS
60. Mafia chief : CAPO
61. Fruity : BATS
62. Toward shelter : ALEE
63. Scot or Breton, e.g. : CELT
64. Family docs : GPS
65. Conquistador's cache : ORO

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