New York Times, Tuesday, May 24, 1994

Author: Arthur S. Ash
Editor: Will Shortz
Arthur S. Ash
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37 Missing: {BFJQ} Spans: 4 Grid has super symmetry This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ash. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Razor sharpener : STROP
6. Health resort : SPA
9. More than a mere success : SMASH
14. Mussolini's notorious son-in-law : CIANO
15. Assist : AID
16. With uneven gait : LIMPY
17. Mink's poor cousin : OTTER
18. Ushered : LED
19. Truism : AXIOM
20. Item to cut for dessert : WHOLEWATERMELON
23. Late-night star : LENO
24. President Manuel, ousted by Franco : AZANA
25. TV rooms : DENS
26. New Rochelle institution : IONA
28. Game show sound : DING
30. Princess Diana's family name : SPENCER
33. Bedecked : ADORNED
37. Mea _____ : CULPA
38. Get repeated value from : REUSE
39. Replaceable shoe parts : INSOLES
42. Agrees : ASSENTS
44. Carry on : RANT
45. 30's and 40's actress Anna : STEN
46. Porcine cry : OINK
49. Kind of system : CASTE
51. Weakens : SAPS
55. Popular poultry entree : CHICKENTARRAGON
58. _____ hiIt (fully) : TOTHE
59. "Le veau _____" ("Faust" aria) : DOR
60. Roomy dress cut : ALINE
61. Chef's attire : APRON
62. Consume : EAT
63. Noted name in Bosnian talks : VANCE
64. Oceans, to Longfellow : DEEPS
65. Season on the Riviera : ETE
66. Lawn tool : EDGER
1. "Bad mood" look : SCOWL
2. Small obligation : TITHE
3. Snitch about : RATON
4. Entree for a solitary diner : ONELOINPORKCHOP
5. Scrutinize, with "over" : PORE
6. Marathoner Alberto : SALAZAR
7. Michelangelo work : PIETA
8. Afterthoughts : ADDENDA
9. Bridge desideratum : SLAM
10. Dieter's dish : MIXEDGREENSALAD
11. A miss's equivalent : AMILE
12. Dish's companion in flight : SPOON
13. Songs of glory : HYMNS
21. Diminish : WANE
22. Foray : RAID
27. Florida city : OCALA
29. Like Eric the Red : NORSE
30. H.S. subject : SCI
31. So-called "lowest form of wit" : PUN
32. Bygone trains : ELS
34. Sally Field TV role : NUN
35. Erhard's training : EST
36. _____ Plaines, III. : DES
40. Prefer follower : ENCE
41. Latecomer to a theater, maybe : STANDEE
42. Ancient fertility goddess : ASTARTE
43. Suffix with young or old : STER
46. Santa's reindeer, e.g. : OCTAD
47. "_____ you're happy!" : IHOPE
48. Potassium salt : NITRE
50. Summer ermine : STOAT
52. Geriatric process : AGING
53. _____ de Leon : PONCE
54. Lip curl : SNEER
56. Understands : KENS
57. Pan's opposite : RAVE

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