New York Times, Tuesday, September 10, 1996

Author: G. E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. This may have a hard or soft shell : TACO
5. Lionel Hampton's instrument : VIBES
10. This may have a hard or soft shell : CRAB
14. Mary Kay competitor : AVON
15. W. W. II's ___Gay : ENOLA
16. Stockings : HOSE
17. Video : TAPE
18. White-plumed bird : EGRET
19. Screen terrier : ASTA
20. Uncommon sense : ESP
21. Cold war barrier : IRONCURTAIN
23. Caviar source : STERLET
25. Poppycock : ROT
26. John ___ (the Lone Ranger) : REID
27. Psychotherapy : ANALYSIS
32. Western resort lake : TAHOE
34. Hundred-dollar bill : CNOTE
35. Nationality suffix : ISH
36. Iowa State's locale : AMES
37. One slightly overweight : PUDGE
38. Merriment : GLEE
39. ___ culpa : MEA
40. Hall's singing partner : OATES
41. Participated in a Christmas club : SAVED
42. Publicly supports : ENDORSES
44. French 101 verb : ETRE
45. Paycheck amount : NET
46. Indistinct, as speech : SLURRED
49. Oz denizen : TINWOODSMAN
54. Mustangs of the Southwest Conf. : SMU
55. Draft status : ONEA
56. Pass on : RELAY
57. Elemental unit : ATOM
58. Pastry chef's aide : ICER
59. Squirrel's snack : ACORN
60. Pro ___ : RATA
61. Cooking fat : LARD
62. Singer Lenya : LOTTE
63. Ocho minus cinco : TRES
1. "Soap" family : TATES
2. Nautical command : AVAST
3. Venomous viper : COPPERHEAD
4. Word on a penny : ONE
5. Changed direction : VEERED
6. Fort Knox unit : INGOT
7. ___-again : BORN
8. T.V.A. output : ELEC
9. Waterlog : SATURATE
10. Loquacious : CHATTY
11. Spingarn Medal winner Parks : ROSA
12. ___ spumante : ASTI
13. Noodle : BEAN
21. Rival of Bjorn : ILIE
22. Romeo, e.g. : ROLE
24. Classic cars : REOS
27. Peruvian peaks : ANDES
28. Holiday drinks : NOGS
29. Combat award : SILVERSTAR
30. Response heard in 27-Across : ISEE
31. Storage spot : SHED
32. Docile : TAME
33. Congregation's assent : AMEN
34. Baby-faced : CUTE
37. Idyllic : PASTORAL
38. Actress Teri : GARR
40. Nabisco snack : OREO
41. Render speechless : STUN
43. Leader's exhortation : ONWARD
44. Comedienne Boosler : ELAYNE
46. Bright : SMART
47. Play to the balcony : EMOTE
48. Camille's creator : DUMAS
49. Labor : TOIL
50. Machu Picchu dweller : INCA
51. Not e'en once : NEER
52. See 57-Down : DECO
53. Coin opening : SLOT
57. With 52-Down, 20's-30's design : ART

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