New York Times, Wednesday, February 15, 1995

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {GJQXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Noted Lyceum instructor : ARISTOTLE
10. Policy postscript : RIDER
15. Mexican dance musicians : MARIACHIS
16. Dicken's _____ Heep : URIAH
17. Say "WHAT!?" : OVERREACT
18. Itsy-_____ : BITSY
19. Funnyman Caesar : SID
20. Center of interest : BANK
21. Organizational need : SYSTEM
22. Yarn measure : HANK
23. Opening in the ice : AIRHOLE
24. Splotches : BLOBS
26. Sweaters? : PORES
27. Frightful, in slang : HAIRY
28. Evel Knievel, e.g. : DAREDEVIL
32. Sea birds : ERNS
33. Pub missiles : DARTS
34. Garr of "Tootsie" : TERI
35. Alexander's home : MACEDONIA
37. Be an ecdysiast : STRIP
38. Charges (at) : TILTS
39. Collar victims : FLEAS
40. Cause to jump : STARTLE
43. Bartlett, for one : PEAR
44. Synagogue scrolls : TORAHS
45. Wilderness home : CAMP
46. Tender spot? : BAR
49. Give the slip to : ELUDE
50. Sewing machine's inventor : ELIASHOWE
52. Bowling Hall-of-Famer Dick : WEBER
53. Like Poe's "Letter" : PURLOINED
54. Twinklers : STARS
55. They're not there : ABSENTEES
1. Book after Joel : AMOS
2. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
3. Plenty mad : IRED
4. Army address : SIR
5. Uncle Remus story, with "The" : TARBABY
6. Sinatra film "_____ Eleven" : OCEANS
7. Word in an Oscar acceptance speech : THANK
8. Shellac : LICK
9. "C'_____ la vie!" : EST
10. Carmine : RUBYRED
11. Hunting dog : IRISHSETTER
12. The same : DITTO
13. Canvas prop : EASEL
14. Ditty : RHYME
21. Fathers : SIRES
22. Wheeler-dealer : HORSETRADER
23. Cardiologist's concern : AORTA
24. Femme fatale Theda : BARA
25. _____ Hayes of TV's "Mod Squad" : LINC
26. Helen's abductor : PARIS
27. Dress's bottom : HEM
28. Infernal writer? : DANTE
29. Novelist Brittain : VERA
30. Showy flower : IRIS
31. Edge : LIP
33. Guys' partners : DOLLS
36. Bumstead's boss : DITHERS
37. Affixes quickly : SLAPSON
39. Having two X chromosomes : FEMALE
40. Does a slow burn : STEWS
41. For rent : TOLET
42. Caribbean isle : ARUBA
43. Figure skating event : PAIRS
45. Putter, for one : CLUB
46. Paleontologist's discovery : BONE
47. "Just _____ bit" : AWEE
48. 1981 Beatty film : REDS
50. Ecol. org. : EPA
51. Top 40 song : HIT

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