New York Times, Wednesday, December 28, 1994

Author: Gerald R. Ferguson
Editor: Will Shortz
Gerald R. Ferguson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {GJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "X" denotes it : THESPOT
8. Swiss abodes : CHALETS
15. Continental, e.g. : AIRLINE
16. Regular : HABITUE
17. No-_____ (easy decision) : BRAINER
18. Radius, e.g. : ARMBONE
19. Defeats : BESTS
20. Brit. legislators : MPS
22. Posts : SENDS
23. Debtors' notes : IOUS
24. Runs amok : RIOTS
26. Bit of Livorno lucre : LIRA
27. It's north of Afr. : EUR
28. Petrarch products : SONNETS
30. Crow's cry : CAW
31. Move back (from) : STEPAWAY
33. Make _____ at (try to pick up) : APASS
35. Felt the heat : SWELTERED
37. Soviet cooperative : ARTEL
39. Demonstrated via charades : ACTEDOUT
43. Baden-Powell offshoot org. : BSA
44. Besmirched : DEFILED
46. Computer's heart: Abbr. : CPU
47. Off-road conveyances, for short : ATVS
49. Handed (out) : DOLED
50. Suffix with slug or song : FEST
51. Old hat : TRITE
53. Trojans' sch. : USC
54. _____ the good (beneficial) : ALLTO
55. Tiniest : MINIMAL
57. Arranged in rows and columns : TABULAR
59. "The flower of my heart" in song : ADELINE
60. Office of a Muslim leader : IMAMATE
61. Fit in perfectly : NESTLED
62. Emergency indicator : CODERED
1. Female felines : TABBIES
2. Take on a freelance job : HIREOUT
3. Deletion : ERASURE
4. Narrow openings : SLITS
5. Bowling targets : PINS
6. Washington bill : ONE
7. Bus depot : TERMINAL
8. Squeaky clean : CHASTE
9. Start of a Ralph Kramden laugh : HAR
10. Airborne defenses, for short : ABMS
11. Smear : LIBEL
12. Alternatives to Nikes : ETONICS
13. Frozen expanses : TUNDRAS
14. Playground apparatus : SEESAW
21. Easy-maintenance hairstyles : PONYTAILS
24. Urged on with spurs : ROWELED
25. Began : STARTED
28. Cut (off) : SAWED
29. Something to get up to : SPEED
32. "Hey, you!" : PST
34. Annex : ADD
36. Wide-ranging, as tastes : ECLECTIC
37. In the saddle : ASTRIDE
38. Gulches : RAVINES
40. Having eyelike spots : OCELLAR
41. Like Albany vis-à-vis New York City : UPSTATE
42. Coached : TUTORED
43. Top film of 1989 : BATMAN
45. Bumped illegally : FOULED
48. Clown's prop : STILT
50. Water channel : FLUME
52. Actor Jannings : EMIL
54. Have _____ hair day : ABAD
56. Dijon donkey : ANE
58. Te _____ (cigar brand) : AMO

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