New York Times, Friday, August 23, 1996

Author: M. Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 7, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Garden chemical brand : ORTHO
6. Good times : UPS
9. Bub : MAC
12. Pumice features : PORES
13. Grp. that sticks to its guns : NRA
14. Firefighter Red : ADAIR
16. It may be found on a lid : EYESHADOW
18. 1920 Douglas Fairbanks role : ZORRO
19. Ethiopian prince : RAS
20. Slip ___ (blunder) : ACOG
21. Dancers' railings : BARRES
22. 10-Down's food, perhaps : ALPO
24. Post production : CEREAL
26. S.S.N.'s, e.g. : IDS
27. Repellent one : TOAD
28. Fly in the tropics : TSETSE
29. Thun's river : AAR
30. ___ dixit (dogmatic statement) : IPSE
31. Rove : STRAGGLE
33. Hotbed : NEST
34. Discombobulated : ATSEA
36. Shorten, as a sail : REEF
37. Greener : GRASSIER
39. Der ___ (Adenauer monicker) : ALTE
40. It's game : TAG
41. 80's Nicaraguan president : ORTEGA
44. Fan belt? : TIER
45. Solver's shout : AHA
46. Doctor's accessory : BEEPER
47. Field unit : ACRE
48. A l'anglaise : BOILED
50. ___ errand : ONAN
52. It follows directions : ERN
53. Moony? : LUNAR
54. Kind of Majesty : BRITANNIC
56. Tricky curves : ESSES
57. When Nancy bakes : ETE
58. ___-um (gnat) : NOSEE
59. Permanent job : SET
60. Jenny, e.g. : ASS
61. Says it's so : AVERS
1. Centers of some theaters : OPERATINGTABLES
2. Covent Garden feature : ROYALOPERAHOUSE
3. Violate : TRESPASSAGAINST
4. Guys : HES
5. Workers' watchdog grp. : OSHA
6. Annuls : UNDOES
7. Interim papers : PROGRESSREPORTS
8. Saying : SAW
9. Essential in knot-tying : MARRIAGELICENSE
10. Yorkshire dog : AIREDALETERRIER
11. Encyclopedia features : CROSSREFERENCES
14. Flowering shrub : AZALEA
15. Dali's "L'age ___" : DOR
17. Svgs. ___ : ACCT
21. Iraqi city : BASRA
23. "The Silent Partner" playwright : ODETS
25. Suffix with ranch : ETTE
32. Persona ___ (welcome guest) : GRATA
34. Shown : AIRED
35. Head of Haiti : TETE
38. Dries out, with "up" : SOBERS
42. Lamp spirits : GENIES
43. Smell ___ : ARAT
49. New Guinea city from which Earhart made her last flight : LAE
51. Darling dog : NANA
54. "___ dear..." : BEA
55. Armistice mo. : NOV

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