New York Times, Wednesday, May 10, 1995

Author: Jeremy Thomas Paine
Editor: Will Shortz
Jeremy Thomas Paine
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQWXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Paine. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fantastik competitor : TOPJOB
7. Minimum : LEAST
12. 60's space project : MERCURY
13. Polyester sheets : MYLARS
15. Show horse : STEPPER
16. Trident carrier : NEPTUNE
18. Jewel : GEM
19. "_____ Rhythm" : IGOT
21. Riyadh residents : SAUDIS
22. Blitzed : STONED
24. TV's "Tales from the _____" : CRYPT
25. Weaselly animal : MARTEN
28. Boston airport : LOGAN
30. Doe follower, in song : ADEER
31. Botticelli subject : VENUS
32. Lawyers' org. : ABA
35. Budget item : RENT
36. Fits (inside) : NESTS
37. Kind of history : ORAL
38. Compass heading : SSE
39. Aligns, temporally : SYNCS
40. Bring forth : EVOKE
41. Disney dog : PLUTO
42. Father of the Titans : URANUS
43. 50's White House name : MAMIE
46. Tap type : SPINAL
48. Item in this puzzle's theme : PLANET
50. Results : ENDS
51. Warning to Bo-Peep : BAA
54. Buckle up : STRAPIN
56. Offering a neologism : COINING
58. Meaning : INTENT
59. A Mouseketeer : ANNETTE
60. Ground : EARTH
61. Nullify : NEGATE
1. Parisian head : TETE
2. Utah city : OREM
3. Street drug : PCP
4. Florida city : JUPITER
5. Eugene's place : OREGON
6. "The Prisoner of Chillon" poet : BYRON
7. K-O string : LMN
8. Potato buds : EYES
9. Guanaco relatives : ALPACAS
10. General Motors product : SATURN
11. Hubert's wife, in the comics : TRUDY
12. Food additive : MSG
14. Trim a tress : SNIP
17. Superlative suffix : EST
20. Means of spotting this puzzle's theme? : TELESCOPE
22. Editor's notation : STET
23. Some pieces of advice : DONTS
25. Damages : MARS
26. Summer beverages : ADES
27. Artist Magritte : RENE
29. Astronaut Grissom : GUS
31. Relieves : VENTS
32. Elvis's middle name : ARON
33. Capital on the Caspian : BAKU
34. XXX drinks : ALES
36. Big Apple sch. : NYU
37. Ellipsoid : OVAL
39. Train car : SLEEPER
40. Causing to disappear : ERASING
41. Mexican festival feature : PINATA
42. Ruined : UNDONE
43. Brit. legislators : MPS
44. Prefix with meter : ALTI
45. 1918 battle site : MARNE
47. Like some pre-Columbian art : INCAN
49. Hue : TINT
51. Ship post : BITT
52. Part of A.M. : ANTE
53. Point in life : AGE
55. Advanced degree? : NTH
57. Teachers' grp. : NEA

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