New York Times, Saturday, September 10, 1994

Author: Rand H. Burns
Editor: Will Shortz
Rand H. Burns
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QW} Spans: 2 Grid is asymmetric This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Some of the Dead Sea Scrolls : PAPYRI
7. Guitarist Hendrix : JIMI
11. Bygone cause : ERA
14. Way to Brooklyn or Broadway, in song : ATRAIN
15. Breakdowns : ANALYSES
17. Pithy depiction : THUMBNAILSKETCH
19. Garnets : REDS
20. Mystery author Lathen et al. : EMMAS
21. Drive away : SHOO
22. Brilliant conclusion : INE
23. Fitness guru : TRAINER
25. Heed : EAR
26. Create a fragrant aura : CENSE
28. The end, to some : ZED
29. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Combs : EARLE
31. Crystal mineral : EUCLASE
33. Miniplay : SKIT
35. Bad-mouths : SMEARS
36. Faithless : UNTRUE
40. Kiss, to 47 Down : KITH
42. Massed forces : PHALANX
43. Full-up : LADEN
46. Spirit : ELAN
48. Throw off : EMIT
49. Neighbor of Scorpius : ARA
50. Catch on : GETIT
52. Chuck : HEAVE
53. Tomb articles : URNS
55. 1955 Preakness and Belmont winner : NASHUA
57. Study : DEN
58. Apt medium for 17 Across : PICTUREPOSTCARD
61. From now on : EVERMORE
62. Remove blubber from : FLENSE
63. _____ judicata : RES
64. Plant-growth retardant : ALAR
65. Turned out : LOOSED
1. Soprano Munsel et al. : PATRICES
2. Reading room : ATHENEUM
3. Girl in Beatles song : PRUDENCE
4. Tubers : YAMS
5. Thorax protector : RIB
6. Private : INNER
7. "The Travels of _____ McPheeters'' : JAIMIE
8. Nonborder regions : INLANDS
9. Tricky shot, on baize : MASSE
10. Order : ILK
11. Job's forerunner : ESTHER
12. Take on more fuel : RECOAL
13. Not at sea : ASHORE
16. Sandburg's "_____, the Dead Speak to Us"' : YES
18. Floor : AMAZE
23. Round coffeecake : TEARING
24. Queen, to Juan Carlos : REINA
27. Quench : SLAKE
30. Churchill's successor in 1945 : ATTLEE
32. Craft with delta wings : SST
34. Bowie the commish : KUHN
37. Months of dawn-to-dusk fasting : RAMADANS
38. Miss _____ : UNIVERSE
39. Far out : EXTENDED
41. Courtesan of ancient Attica : HETAERA
42. Disease, in combos : PATHO
43. "She-Bop'' singer, 1984 : LAUPER
44. Check in : ARRIVE
45. Flings of a sort : DANCES
47. One who avoids "sissies"? : LISPER
51. Matriculate : ENROL
52. Little Iodine's creator : HATLO
54. Dover or Hörmuz: Abbr. : STR
56. Defunct sports grp. : USFL
59. She was Glory in "Mad Dog and Glory" : UMA
60. Bus. mogul : CEO

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