New York Times, Wednesday, July 24, 1996

Author: A. Micci
Editor: Will Shortz
Alfio Micci
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 97 for Mr. Micci. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Axis flier, in W.W. II headlines : JAP
4. Consomme : BROTH
9. 1936 Luce play, with "The" : WOMEN
14. "Honest" one : ABE
15. Disprove : BELIE
16. Piano key wood : EBONY
17. Start of a comment by G.K. Chesterton : MUSICWITH
19. Bar seat : STOOL
20. Org. : ASSN
21. A Gabor : EVA
22. A Guthrie : ARLO
23. Oahu neckwear : LEIS
24. Part 2 of the comment : DINNERISAN
28. Beethoven's "___Solemnis" : MISSA
30. Harrow's rival : ETON
31. God : DEITY
33. Helps for Reps. and Dems. : PACS
34. Droop : SAG
37. Part 3 of the comment : INSULTBOTHTOTHE
41. Turquoise, e.g. : GEM
42. Electric unit : VOLT
43. Bucolic : RURAL
44. Regal term of address : SIRE
45. It has a wheel on its heel : SKATE
47. Part 4 of the comment : COOKANDTHE
51. Autumn tool : RAKE
54. Prefix with culture : AGRI
55. Future fish : ROE
56. Traitor Aldrich : AMES
57. Mild cigar : CLARO
59. End of the comment : VIOLINIST
61. More than miffed : HETUP
62. Less cordial : ICIER
63. Architectural prefix : NEO
64. Utopias : EDENS
65. Heals : MENDS
66. Swindle : GYP
1. Jazz pianist Ahmad___ : JAMAL
2. Mistreat : ABUSE
3. Negative attitude : PESSIMISM
4. Origin of some PBS series : BBC
5. Takes another mate : REWEDS
6. "Twelfth Night" countess : OLIVIA
7. Giant : TITAN
8. Scornful cry : HEH
9. N.B.A.'s Unseld : WES
10. Get : OBTAIN
11. Othello's people : MOORS
12. ___Gay : ENOLA
13. Popular stocking : NYLON
18. Positioned : INSITU
25. Undiluted : NEAT
26. Delineate : ETCH
27. Pulpits : ROSTRA
29. Poet Plath : SYLVIA
31. "Understand?" : DIG
32. Suffix with ethyl : ENE
33. Poker win : POT
34. In a steady flow : STREAMING
35. Palindromic exclamation : AHA
36. Set : GEL
38. Ripped : TORN
39. Wasn't colorfast : BLED
40. Beat in a relay : OUTRAN
44. Slalom trail : SKIRUN
45. Easy winner : SHOOIN
46. Fell in a faint, with "over" : KEELED
47. Store : CACHE
48. Gave the eye : OGLED
49. Speechify : ORATE
50. Moment : TRICE
52. Author Ken : KESEY
53. Bar, at the bar : ESTOP
58. Photo___ (campaign events) : OPS
59. Pep : VIM
60. April initials : IRS

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