New York Times, Thursday, July 20, 1995

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

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Over-the-shoulder item : STRAP
6. Beliefs : TENETS
12. Conciliatory : IRENIC
14. Euphoria : ELATION
16. Sour note : CLINKER
17. Comeback : RIPOSTE
18. Cousin of slander : LIBEL
19. More than encourages : ABETS
21. "____ Stoops to Conquer" : SHE
22. Hospital inits. : ICU
23. Journalism, for one : ESTATE
25. Sought reparations from : SUED
26. Mill locale : POND
28. Animals in Pharaoh's dream, in Genesis : KINE
29. Dear, in Dijon : CHERE
30. Kind of suspicion : SNEAKING
32. Brought up : RAISED
33. Bean-sprout bean : MUNG
34. Kind of loser : BORN
35. Mystery awards : EDGARS
38. Feature of Sinatra and Newman : BLUEEYES
42. Drive out : ROUST
43. Codger : COOT
44. "Two Years Before the Mast" writer : DANA
45. Insurance agent's calculation : RISK
46. "Swann's Way" novelist : PROUST
48. 16th-century date : MDX
49. Pretend : ACT
50. Water pipes : MAINS
51. Oklahoma tribe : OSAGE
53. Carpenters' devices : NAILERS
55. Singer Kitt et al. : EARTHAS
57. Danger for a low-flying plane : TREETOP
58. Hemingway's "Island in the ____" : STREAM
59. Children's author Le Cain et al. : ERROLS
60. It might be past : TENSE
1. ____ Valley : SILICON
2. Roman officer : TRIBUNE
3. Peace Nobelist Cassin : RENE
4. Horse's hock : ANKLE
5. Chart shape : PIE
6. Cylindrical and tapered : TERETE
7. Typewriter type : ELITE
8. Cats catch them : NAPS
9. W.W. II front: Abbr. : ETO
10. Sneezer's needs : TISSUES
11. Gloater's phrase : SOTHERE
13. Packing, as fruit : CRATING
15. Not optional : NEEDED
16. Desk items : CLIPS
20. Kaboom! : BANG
24. Trappers' wares : SKINS
25. Used a buffer : SHINED
27. Linen fabric : DAMASK
29. Supervision : CARE
31. Russell of Hollywood : KURT
32. Shellackings : ROUTS
34. Tops, of a sort : BLOUSES
35. Roving : ERRANT
36. Kin of "So what?" : DOICARE
37. More breezy : GUSTIER
38. Largess : BOON
39. Some road bikes : YAMAHAS
40. Chess finale : ENDGAME
41. Instruments for Clarence Clemens : SAXES
43. Baked desserts : CRISPS
46. Word of mouth : PAROL
47. 1971 batting champ Joe : TORRE
50. "Take ____ your leader" : METO
52. Light submachine gun : STEN
54. Celtic Neptune : LER
56. Blue-chip symbol : ATT

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