New York Times, Tuesday, April 26, 1994

Author: David Ellis Dickerson
Editor: Will Shortz
David Ellis Dickerson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Dickerson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kindergarten instruction : ABCS
5. Onetime La Scala tenor : CARUSO
11. Shake up : JAR
14. Brook : RILL
15. Unlocked : OPENED
16. Hollywood's Thurman : UMA
17. Star of "The Invisible Man" : CLAUDERAINS
19. Hoover, for one : DAM
20. Zeus or Jupiter, e.g. : SKYGOD
21. School grp. : PTA
22. Wood-shaping tool : ADZE
23. Fleur-de-_____ : LIS
25. Mr. Sondheim : STEPHEN
27. Not left in the lurch : UNJILTED
32. "The Time Machine" people : ELOI
33. Speckled horse : ROAN
34. Poet Wilfred : OWEN
36. Meanies : OGRES
39. Religious offshoot : SECT
40. Pay by mail : REMIT
42. Onetime Texaco rival : ESSO
43. Not on the level : ASKEW
45. Talkative Barrett : RONA
46. Prefix with plasm : ECTO
47. Not cleric : LAIC
49. Two-pointer, the hard way : BANKSHOT
51. Comes out : EMERGES
54. Kin of calypso music : SKA
55. Beats it : LAMS
56. Piggie : TOE
58. Orientals, e.g. : ASIANS
63. Belief : ISM
64. Star of "The Vanishing" (1993 version) : JEFFBRIDGES
66. Bedlam site : ZOO
67. Spoke from the soapbox : ORATED
68. Pull off a coup : OUST
69. Author Beattie : ANN
70. Choir voices : BASSES
71. Minus : LESS
1. Electrical paths : ARCS
2. Gyp : BILK
3. Ali, once : CLAY
4. Coin that's not a coin : SLUG
5. One who shares a masthead billing : COEDITOR
6. _____ financing (car ad phrase) : APR
7. Sow's opposite : REAP
8. Rightmost column : UNITS
9. A century in Washington : SENATE
10. _____ bodkins : ODS
11. Star of "Without a Trace" : JUDDHIRSCH
12. Flabbergast : AMAZE
13. Japanese noodle soup : RAMEN
18. Kewpie : DOLL
22. Orbiting points : APOGEES
24. Betsy Ross, e.g. : SEWER
26. "Don't Bring Me Down" rock band : ELO
27. Nocturnal bear? : URSA
28. They might be heard a thousand times : NOES
29. Star of "Missing" : JACKLEMMON
30. All broken up : INTEARS
31. Disband, postwar : DEMOB
35. Hirschfeld hides them : NINAS
37. This, in Madrid : ESTO
38. Chimney grit : SOOT
41. Ale mugs : TANKARDS
44. Barrister's headgear : WIG
48. The "c" in etc. : CETERA
50. Actress Lemmons : KASI
51. "My Fair Lady" lady : ELIZA
52. Stoneworker : MASON
53. Divans : SOFAS
57. Newts : EFTS
59. False god : IDOL
60. Dickensian chill : AGUE
61. Eerie loch : NESS
62. Concorde et al. : SSTS
64. Book after Esther : JOB
65. A stingy fellow? : BEE

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