New York Times, Thursday, December 8, 1994

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: The print version of this puzzle had a normal 15x15 grid. You had to write four letters outside the box to complete it.
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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Instrumental hit of 1964 : JAVA
5. Underwater acronym : SONAR
10. 60's singer James : ETTA
14. Bellicose deity : ARES
15. Patti LuPone role : EVITA
16. On the road : AWAY
17. Leaning : BIAS
18. "Cheers" in Chihuahua : SALUD
19. Point at the dinner table : TINE
20. 110% : ALITTLEBITEXTRA
23. "I didn't know that" : GEE
24. Conqueror of 1521 : CORTES
25. Overtippled : HADONETOOMANY
31. Tough situations : FIXES
32. Tennis champ Ramirez et al. : RAULS
33. Charles G. Finney novel "The Circus of Dr. _____" : LAO
36. Served well : ACED
37. Football's Ronnie et al. : LOTTS
38. Handful of hay : WISP
39. Stimpy's TV pal : REN
40. Indian royalty : RANEE
41. Jai alai basket : CESTA
42. Not at all proper : BEYONDTHEPALE
44. Drop out : SECEDE
47. Might symbol : OAK
48. Like Tijuana, e.g. : ACROSSTHEBORDER
54. Portrayal : ROLE
55. Available, in a way : TOLET
56. Eagerly expectant : ATIP
58. _____ happens : ASIT
59. Undermine : ERODE
60. Quotable catcher : YOGI
61. They may be felt : PENS
62. Not as dotty : SANER
63. Brittle cookie : SNAP
1. Dig : JAB
2. "O patria mia," e.g. : ARIA
3. Beef alternative : VEAL
4. Transferred, at law : ASSIGNED
5. Sonnet's end : SESTET
6. Geometry's _____ of Cassini : OVAL
7. Memphis locale : NILE
8. "Three men in _____" : ATUB
9. Extremists : RADICALS
10. Hash house : EATERY
11. Amid : TWIXT
12. Rouen relative : TANTE
13. _____ Rock, Australia : AYERS
21. Some shirts, informally : TEES
22. Scads : TONS
25. Worship from _____ : AFAR
26. Ivory items of old : DICE
27. Cart pullers : OXEN
28. Black Bears' home : ORONO
29. Like some cereal : OATEN
30. Hush-hush : MUTED
33. Have trouble with sisters? : LISP
34. Movie pooch : ASTA
35. Harlequin _____ (varicolored stone) : OPAL
37. Nursery outfits : LAYETTES
38. School times : WEEKDAYS
40. Marge Schott's boys : REDS
41. Mayfair hotel employee : CHAR
42. Falls upon : BESETS
43. Taxi driver, often : TOOTER
44. Throw away : SCRAP
45. Not even : EROSE
46. General Powell : COLIN
49. Brisk dance : HORA
50. United Church of Christ college : ELON
51. Adam of fiction : BEDE
52. 007's school : ETON
53. Latvian capital : RIGA
57. Humdinger : PIP

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