New York Times, Monday, May 16, 1994

Author: Ed Pegg Jr.
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Pegg Jr.
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37 Missing: {Z} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry Scrabble average: 2.03 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ed Pegg. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "_____Without a Cause" : REBEL
6. Musical scale letters : EGBDF
11. Joker : WAG
14. Smell : AROMA
15. Of great scope : BROAD
16. Electric _____ : EEL
17. Proverb : MAXIM
18. Old-fashioned picture taker : BOXCAMERA
20. Elevator name : OTIS
22. Victory symbol : VEE
23. Norse Zeus : ODIN
24. Candidate Landon : ALF
26. Was sore : ACHED
28. Having divergent lines : RAYED
29. Backside : DUFF
31. DNA shapes : HELICES
33. Letter getter : MAILBOX
35. Seize : NAB
36. That lady : SHE
39. Make into a spiral : ENCOIL
40. Book after Deuteronomy : JOSHUA
42. Opposite SSW : NNE
43. _____ Mahal : TAJ
45. 12, at dice : BOXCARS
46. Leisurely study : PERUSAL
48. Eric of "Monty Python" : IDLE
49. October gems : OPALS
52. _____ Rouge : KHMER
54. Olive _____ : OYL
55. Sushi go-with : RICE
56. National anthem contraction : OER
57. Author Irwin : SHAW
59. Intercom : SQUAWKBOX
62. Smoldering spark : EMBER
65. Unfashionable : OUT
66. "_____ a Rainy Night" (1981 hit) : ILOVE
67. On top of : ABOVE
68. Formerly named : NEE
69. One of life's certainties, in a saying : TAXES
70. Deep _____ (discarded) : SIXED
1. Type of computer chip : RAM
2. Historical time : ERA
3. Ticket booth : BOXOFFICE
4. Discharge : EMIT
5. Keats poem : LAMIA
6. Recede : EBB
7. Beg shamelessly : GROVEL
8. Trapped : BOXEDIN
9. European freshwater fish : DACE
10. Medicine watchdog: Abbr. : FDA
11. Uncared-for, as a lawn : WEEDY
12. Eagle's nest : AERIE
13. Liver or thyroid : GLAND
19. Extinct birds : MOAS
21. Rhodes _____ : SCHOLAR
24. Jingle writers : ADMEN
25. Greg Evans cartoon : LUANN
27. Use voodoo on : HEX
28. Crate up again : REBOX
30. _____ Jo, of the '88 Olympics : FLO
32. Coaxes : CAJOLES
34. Mosquito marks : BITES
36. Train for the ring : SHADOWBOX
37. _____ -burly : HURLY
38. Artist's prop : EASEL
41. _____ -fi : SCI
44. Diner music maker : JUKEBOX
45. "Kapow!" : BAM
46. Entreaty : PLEA
47. _____ Tuesday : SHROVE
49. Director Welles : ORSON
50. Irritate : PIQUE
51. Not obtuse : ACUTE
53. Three-toed birds : RHEAS
56. Neighbor of Ark. : OKLA
58. Both: Prefix : AMBI
60. Acumen : WIT
61. Illiterates' signatures : XES
63. The day before : EVE
64. Ruby : RED

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