New York Times, Tuesday, December 28, 1993

Author: Ronald C. Hirschfield
Editor: Will Shortz
Ronald C. Hirschfield
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Hirschfield. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. They're plucked : HARPS
6. Busy as _____ : ABEE
10. Lake formed by Hoover Dam : MEAD
14. Bye : ADIEU
15. Druid, e.g. : CELT
16. Presque_____, Me. : ISLE
17. Close behind : HOTONTHEHEELSOF
20. Chair plan : AGENDA
21. Setter or retriever : BIRDDOG
22. "Fables in Slang" author : ADE
24. Part of a bridal bio : NEE
25. Words after "The last time I saw Paris" : HERHEARTWASWARM
34. Buck follower : AROO
35. Muddies the water : ROILS
36. "The Company" : CIA
37. Bara and Negri : VAMPS
39. Years in Paris : ANS
40. Mole : AGENT
42. Native: Suffix : OTE
43. Comedienne Fields : TOTIE
45. Hebrides language : ERSE
46. Completely unperturbed : COOLASACUCUMBER
50. Olympian: Abbr. : ATH
51. Knock-knock joke, e.g. : PUN
52. Sounds the hour : STRIKES
56. 1967-70 war site : BIAFRA
61. Discourage : POURCOLDWATERON
63. Japanese aboriginal : AINU
64. Assassinate : SLAY
65. Put up : ERECT
66. Cuff : SLAP
67. Cod relative : HAKE
68. Drinks with straws : SODAS
1. It's a laugh : HAHA
2. 1985 film "My Life as _____" : ADOG
3. _____ of passage : RITE
4. Drudge : PEON
5. Dairy bar order : SUNDAE
6. Otto's "oh!" : ACH
7. English channel, with "the" : BEEB
8. Like many textbook publishers : ELHI
9. Adjective for Rome : ETERNAL
10. Cellar growth : MILDEW
11. Old gas brand : ESSO
12. Sleep like_____ : ALOG
13. Excellent, in slang : DEF
18. Cry of achievement : TADA
19. Ancient capital of Macedonian kings : EDESSA
23. Corrigenda : ERRATA
25. June in Hollywood : HAVOC
26. Sister of Thalia : ERATO
27. Alfa _____ : ROMEO
28. Sock _____ : HOP
29. Quinine water : TONIC
30. Smarten : WISEUP
31. Lip-puckering : ACERB
32. Hair-coloring solution : RINSE
33. _____et Magistra (1961 encyclical) : MATER
38. It causes sparks : STATIC
41. Lapidarist's object of study : GEM
44. City on Lake Winnebago : OSHKOSH
47. Tar : LARRUP
48. Actor Gooding : CUBA
49. Glues : UNITES
52. Earth : SOIL
53. Bluefin : TUNA
54. Scat cat : ELLA
55. It's north of Neb. : SDAK
57. Flying: Prefix : AERO
58. TV exec Friendly : FRED
59. Cape _____ (westernmost point in continental Europe) : ROCA
60. Colonists : ANTS
61. _____de deux : PAS
62. Fork : WYE

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