New York Times, Friday, December 2, 1994

Author: Bob Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Klahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Surely he jests : FOOL
5. Comme ci, comme ça : SOSO
9. Produce : SPAWN
14. Turning point : AXLE
15. Bundle : WRAP
16. Brooks of baseball : HUBIE
17. Piquancy : ZEST
18. Homeowner's hangover? : EAVE
19. Circus Maximus, e.g. : ARENA
20. Startling revelation : EYEOPENER
22. Eland land : VELDT
23. Keystone Kops creator : SENNETT
24. Kind of rock : ACID
26. ''Clinton's Ditch'' : ERIE
27. Freight weight : TONNAGE
31. Midlothian misses : LASSIES
34. Attracts and holds : ENGAGES
35. Right from the beginning? : ORTHO
36. Multimedia format : CDROM
37. Vitamin prescription : ONEADAY
40. Boutonniere's counterpart : CORSAGE
42. Not quite major-league : SEMIPRO
43. It's often thrust upon someone : EPEE
44. Throwaway part : RIND
45. Most trim : LEANEST
49. Nomadic Mongol tribe : HORDE
52. Fifty-fifty : EVENMONEY
54. Kind of committee : ADHOC
55. Deprivation : LOSS
56. Burg : TOWN
57. ''Camelot'' composer : LOEWE
58. March 15 question : ETTU
59. Parmenides's birthplace : ELEA
60. Dutch artist Hals : FRANS
61. Lop the crop : REAP
62. Senator in space, 1985 : GARN
1. Rattles : FAZES
2. Small round window : OXEYE
3. Novelist Tillie : OLSEN
4. Relax, literally : LETONESHAIRDOWN
5. Snookums : SWEETIE
6. '75 U.S. Open winner Manuel : ORANTES
7. Computer command : SAVE
8. Do business : OPERATE
9. Hair-raiser? : SHAVINGCREAM
10. Become angry, literally : PUREDNADSENOTEG
11. Mr. Magwitch of ''Great Expectations'' : ABEL
12. Crank (up) : WIND
13. Spruce : NEAT
21. They're historically evocative : PERIODPIECES
25. Hornswoggle : CON
28. Mogul capital until 1658 : AGRA
29. Rand McNally subj. : GEOG
30. Salinger's ''For _____--With Love and Squalor'' : ESME
31. ''The Talmadge Girls'' author : LOOS
32. ''Tom Thumb'' composer : ARNE
33. Stanch : STEM
38. Son of Val and Aleta : ARN
39. Peak performer? : YODELER
40. Relative of the organ : CELESTA
41. Begins firing : OPENSUP
46. First name in aviation : ENOLA
47. ''Les Miz'' setting : SEWER
48. Theater critic Kenneth : TYNAN
49. Moiety : HALF
50. Effluvium : ODOR
51. Poseidon's mother : RHEA
53. Have one's say, in a way : VOTE

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