New York Times, Tuesday, December 7, 1993

Author: Eric Albert
Editor: Will Shortz
Eric Albert
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Albert. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Colorful salad ingredient : REDPEPPER
10. Plant pest : APHID
15. Throw some light on : IRRADIATE
16. El _____ (Spanish painter) : GRECO
17. Acting ambassador : CHARGEDAFFAIRES
19. Mooring rope : HAWSER
20. The sky, maybe : LIMIT
21. Perry's creator : ERLE
22. Pop'sCarlyor Paul : SIMON
25. It's a drag : TOW
27. Country rtes. : RDS
28. It has its ups and downs : SEESAW
30. Turner of Hollywood : LANA
31. "Duke Bluebeard's Castle" composer : BARTOK
32. Super-soaked : SOGGY
33. Literature as art : BELLESLETTRES
36. Urger's words : TRYIT
37. Aloha State : HAWAII
38. Ooze : SEEP
39. Bombast : HOTAIR
40. 70's sitcom "_____ Sharkey" : CPO
43. Watered-down ideas : PAP
44. Subsequently : LATER
45. Teri of "Tootsie" : GARR
46. "_____ Andronicus" : TITUS
48. Samantha's "Bewitched" husband : DARRIN
50. Facetious advice in a mystery : CHERCHEZLAFEMME
54. Indoor design : DECOR
55. Carouse : GOONATEAR
56. Birthplace of 16-Across : CRETE
57. By and large : GENERALLY
1. "...for_____for poorer" : RICHER
2. Founder of est : ERHARD
3. Talks Dixie-style : DRAWLS
4. Diagram a sentence : PARSE
5. Competitive advantage : EDGE
6. Boat's departure site : PIER
7. Rocket's departure site : PAD
8. It's after zeta : ETA
9. Foul caller : REF
10. One more time : AGAIN
11. Schoolmarmish : PRIM
12. Birthright : HERITAGE
13. Bar accessory : ICETONGS
14. _____ Passos : DOS
18. Go with the_____ : FLOW
22. Layup alternative : SETSHOT
23. Quarantine : ISOLATE
24. Be militaristic : MAKEWAR
26. Manner : WAY
28. It can sting : SALT
29. Before, in palindromes : ERE
30. Actress _____ Singer : LORI
31. Radar screen image : BLIP
32. Rouse to action : STIR
33. Brief break : BREATHER
34. It's worth looking into : EYEPIECE
35. Clavell's "_____-Pan" : TAI
36. Recipe abbr. : TSP
39. Mess-hall meal : HASH
40. Clint Eastwood's city : CARMEL
41. Kind of scream : PRIMAL
42. Obstinate : ORNERY
44. Pelf : LUCRE
45. Miss Garbo : GRETA
47. Jog : TROT
48. Hamlet, for one : DANE
49. Nowhere near : AFAR
50. Fed. medical detectives : CDC
51. Sunny-side-up item : EGG
52. Lawyer Baird : ZOE
53. Cambodia's _____Nol : LON

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