New York Times, Thursday, August 1, 1996

Author: B. Lubbers
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Lubbers
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Lubbers. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Cow catchers : LARIATS
8. ___rule : ASA
11. Disney frame : CEL
14. Convertible : OPENTOP
15. W.H.A. absorber : NHL
16. Pig & Whistle order : ALE
17. "Wake up!" in Teheran : GETRIAL
18. Slow boat : TUB
19. Tippler : SOT
20. John Hancock rival : AETNA
21. Mars sightings : ICECAPS
23. Japanese "yes" : HAI
25. "Step on it!" in Jerusalem : SHEKELLEG
27. "___well!" : ALLS
29. Exhausted : SHOT
30. ___buco : OSSO
31. Home of the brave : TEEPEE
33. Deep-blue mineral : LAPIS
36. "Candidly, Scarlett," in Paris : FRANCLYMYDEAR
40. Gear computation : RATIO
41. Sports stats : LOSSES
43. Fourth-centruy date : CCCI
46. Tropical fruit : AKEE
48. Nicholas I or II : TSAR
49. "Put money on it?" in Beijing : YUANTOBET
52. Watering place near Koblenz : EMS
53. Solidify : CONGEAL
54. Mt. Narodnaya locale : URALS
58. Alphabet chain : LMN
59. Scrape (out) : EKE
60. "Sorry to cut you off," in D.C. : DIMESUP
63. Classified abbr. : EOE
64. Parasite's egg : NIT
65. Undistinguished follower : EPIGONE
66. Snake sound : SSS
67. U.S.N. petty officer : YEO
68. Mantilla wearers : SENORAS
1. Diary : LOG
2. Copy : APE
3. Storekeeper : RETAILER
4. As to : INRE
5. Busy : ATIT
6. Means___end : TOAN
7. Small serving of coffee : SPLASH
8. Site of a Gen. McClellan victory : ANTIETAM
9. Open, as oysters : SHUCK
10. "Three Tall Women" writer : ALBEE
11. Cello maestro : CASALS
12. Proceeds sans parental consent : ELOPES
13. Releases : LETSGO
22. Most nigh : CLOSEST
23. Panama, e.g. : HAT
24. Letter before beth : ALEF
26. Connecticut River city : HOLYOKE
28. Economical : SPARING
29. Faction : SECT
32. Bambi's aunt : ENA
34. TV marine : PYLE
35. Words with a ring to them? : IDO
37. So inclined : LIABLETO
38. Local government position : ASSESSOR
39. Stationery purcnase : REAM
42. Grads-to-be : SRS
43. Dishwasher listings : CYCLES
44. Former Albany first family : CUOMOS
45. Where the Palme d'Or is awarded : CANNES
47. Parlor pieces : ETUDES
50. Small : TEENY
51. Old-time actor Jack : OAKIE
55. Ready to eat : RIPE
56. Ugandan exile : AMIN
57. Brand name that happens to be Latin for "I read" : LEGO
61. Actress Merkel : UNA
62. Latin foot : PES

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