New York Times, Wednesday, December 29, 1993

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. They have pins at one end : LANES
6. Military bigwigs : BRASS
11. Put in chips : WAGERED
13. Pan-fried : SAUTEED
15. Mary Tyler Moore's old boss : EDASNER
16. Queen Victoria's family : HANOVER
17. Strikes out, perhaps : EDITS
18. Nautilus habitat : SPA
20. Unflattering : SNIDE
21. Cub groups : DENS
22. Rock music's Tears for _____ : FEARS
24. London essayist : ELIA
25. Calendar periods: Abbr. : YRS
26. Posthumous Forster novel : MAURICE
28. Persuaded : LED
29. San Francisco pants-maker : STRAUSS
31. Ancient fly prison : AMBER
33. Troubles : ILLS
34. The hunted : PREY
35. Offer an apple in Eden : TEMPT
37. Threadbare : WORNOUT
40. Spending limit : CAP
41. Taunted : HECKLED
43. Quangtri locale : NAM
45. Last words : OBIT
47. Bearded : DARED
48. "The _____ Report" (1976 bestseller) : HITE
49. Buddy of Irene Ryan? : EBSEN
51. Record number? : RPM
52. Hay holders : LOFTS
53. Carbon attachment : DIOXIDE
55. They're sometimes tickled : IVORIES
57. Put under : SEDATED
58. Bond once : CONNERY
59. Smarts : SENSE
60. Lacks : NEEDS
1. Painters' equipment : LADDERS
2. Con : AGAINST
3. Egg containers : NESTS
4. Some eagles : ERNS
5. Use the peepers : SEE
6. Ewe said it! : BAA
7. Scores of diamonds : RUNS
8. Make up : ATONE
9. Barber's town : SEVILLE
10. Less upscale : SEEDIER
11. Like abandoned gardens : WEEDY
12. "Hunches in Bunches" author : DRSEUSS
13. Lamb Chop's voice : SHARI
14. More than misgivings : DREAD
19. Shoots an average score : PARS
22. Deducted style points from : FAULTED
23. Like Capone's face : SCARRED
26. Ralph of "Happy Days" : MALPH
27. Touch up : EMEND
30. Canyon edge : RIM
32. Party letters : BYO
34. Political tract : POLEMIC
35. Purr-fect pets? : TABBIES
36. Show piece? : EPISODE
37. Station that went on the air in 1978 : WKRP
38. Like one 1992 Olympics team : UNIFIED
39. Ragamuffin's attire : TATTERS
40. Sorority possibles : COEDS
42. Gave a rap : CARED
44. Topsy-turvy : MESSY
46. L.B.J., e.g. : TEXAN
48. Lena of "Stormy Weather" : HORNE
50. Picky people pick them : NITS
52. Like a star for 46-Down : LONE
54. River to the Irish Sea : DEE
56. Bismarck's predecessor : VON

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