New York Times, Friday, February 14, 1997

Author: J. R. Conrad
Editor: Will Shortz
John R. Conrad
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Conrad. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
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1. Certain idols : HEARTTHROBS
8. Vet's treasure : PURPLEHEART
15. Morose sort : BROODER
16. Worthless : INUTILE
17. They may grow up to be bald : EAGLETS
18. Relatives : KINSMEN
19. Fiddle with : ALTER
20. Czech composer Janacek : LEOS
21. Capitol-___ (music company) : EMI
22. ___ chi : TAI
23. Rolaids target : HEARTBURN
25. Frank : OPEN
26. Go-devil : SLED
28. Obscures : FOGS
29. Litigation : SUING
30. Ones loaded with Valentine's gifts : ADORERS
32. Belief : TENET
33. Lacquered metalware : TOLE
34. U.K. carrier of old : BOAC
35. Pine, e.g. : SCENT
37. Armoire alternatives : CLOSETS
40. Canoeists' peril : FALLS
41. "Marjorie Morningstar" novelist : WOUK
42. Academic periods: Abbr. : SEMS
44. Be ___ to (help out) : APAL
45. 1964 Glenn Ford film : DEARHEART
46. Crude : RAW
47. Tape player spec: Abbr. : IPS
48. "Nuts!" : DRAT
49. Vermont quarrying town : BARRE
51. Like some modern carpets : NOSTAIN
53. Early dweller along the Dead Sea : EDOMITE
55. Aggravation : TROUBLE
56. Stab, in a way : BAYONET
57. Generous spirit : HEARTOFGOLD
58. Despair : BROKENHEART
1. 1950's doo-wop group with the hit "A Thousand Miles Away," with "the" : HEARTBEATS
2. Gay refrain : TRALALA
3. Incapable of moving : HOGTIED
4. Hamlet, e.g. : ROLE
5. European border river : ODER
6. It might be placed in Nevada : BET
7. Name appendages : SRS
8. Tightwads : PIKERS
9. Coalition : UNION
10. Homecomings? : RUNS
11. Numbers on a board: Abbr. : PTS
12. "Key" menu item : LIMEPIE
13. Natural habitat : ELEMENT
14. Cheery : HEARTENING
20. Blockheads : LUGS
23. Sincere : HEARTFELT
24. Brought forth : BORE
25. Product package info : OUNCES
27. "No kidding!" : DOTELL
29. Classical heptad : SEAS
31. Brown and others : RONS
32. Was emboldened : TOOKHEART
34. Cloud : BLUR
35. Japanese beer : SAPPORO
36. Words before '96, '97, etc. : CLASSOF
37. Fur : COAT
38. Baked dish served cold : TERRINE
39. Spruce up : SMARTEN
40. One lacking in conviction : FAINTHEART
41. Made independent : WEANED
43. Kind of deal : SWEETHEART
45. Routine : DRILL
48. Actress Maryam : DABO
49. Laddie, in Australia : BOYO
50. One way to run : AMOK
52. It proceeds with craft : TUG
53. Go back : EBB
54. Org. since 1890 : DAR

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