New York Times, Monday, February 21, 1994

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Insertion mark : CARET
6. Rock layers : STRATA
12. Kojak portrayer : SAVALAS
14. It frequently finds itself in hot water : TEABALL
16. Cracker Jack prize : TRINKET
17. Peter Finch movie "Raid on _____" : ENTEBBE
18. Saw : ADAGE
19. Chicken _____ king : ALA
21. Standing near home, maybe : ATBAT
22. Communion or baptism : RITE
23. SALT concern : HBOMB
25. China: Prefix : SINO
26. Path for Confucians : TAO
27. Language from which "sarong" comes : MALAYAN
29. Article in Der Spiegel : EIN
30. Hollered : SCREAMED
32. Kon-Tiki wood : BALSA
34. Cool, as coffee : STIR
35. Computer unit : BYTE
36. Idiot box : TVSET
38. Cash reserves : NESTEGGS
42. Loan org. : FHA
43. Beatty's co-star in "Bonnie and Clyde" : DUNAWAY
45. Paul's singing partner : ART
46. Watermelon waste : RIND
48. To _____ mildly : PUTIT
49. Actor John : AGAR
50. Word with jack or label : UNION
52. "I _____ You Babe" : GOT
53. Prize money : PURSE
54. Sugar type : MALTOSE
56. Gym exercises : CHINUPS
58. Enters helter-skelter : PILESIN
59. Works a deal on : HUSTLES
60. Least done : RAREST
61. Founded : BASED
1. Of the heart : CARDIAC
2. Amelia Earhart, e.g. : AVIATOR
3. Roundup site : RANGE
4. Actress Sommer : ELKE
5. _____ kwon do : TAE
6. X-rated : STEAMY
7. Countdown beginning : TEN
8. Pro follower : RATA
9. Aids and _____ : ABETS
10. House cats : TABBIES
11. Balkan country : ALBANIA
12. Fits' companion : STARTS
13. Quarterback Ken : STABLER
15. Divulge : LETON
20. Put ammo in : LOAD
23. Hot-dog : HAMITUP
24. Tended tots : BABYSAT
27. Became hitched : MATED
28. Cooper's _____ Bumppo : NATTY
31. Superman symbol : ESS
33. Grant opponent : LEE
35. Enchant like Samantha : BEWITCH
36. Where things vanish : THINAIR
37. Absolutely bland : VANILLA
38. Group with HQ in Brussels : NATO
39. Debate stifler : GAGRULE
40. Understood : GRASPED
41. Underline : STRESS
42. Dowdy person : FRUMP
44. Guitarist Ted : NUGENT
47. Spoiler : DOTER
49. Em and Bee : AUNTS
51. Schnozzola : NOSE
53. Tilting-tower town : PISA
55. Mom's girl : SIS
57. Spokes' intersection : HUB

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