New York Times, Saturday, December 25, 1993

Author: Rand H. Burns
Editor: Will Shortz
Rand H. Burns
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hayes of "Shaft" : ISAAC
6. Literary monogram : EAP
9. Restaurateur Vincent : SARDI
14. Edgartown's locale : MARTHASVINEYARD
17. Food processor? : ALIMENTARYCANAL
18. Piquer du _____ (nose-dive) : NEZ
19. Totally rad, in teen talk : AWESOME
20. "Does she or doesn't she?" mystery : DYE
21. Mira or Vega : STAR
22. Sweeping hairstyle : UPDO
24. More inadequate : LAMER
26. Tries again : REHEARS
29. Bode : AUGUR
30. Act of bending back : RETORTION
32. Lash : FLOG
33. Pipsqueaks : RUNTS
34. Dispirited : BLUE
35. "Let's vary piracee with a little _____":W.S. Gilbert : BURGLAREE
37. Stole : CREPT
38. They run before dinner : SALIVAS
39. Crooked : SHADY
40. Medicine Nobelist _____ Von Behring : EMIL
41. Hoover employee? : GMAN
42. Cold's kin : FLU
45. More obstreperous : NOISIER
47. Lanka leader : SRI
50. Grimm tale : RUMPELSTILTSKIN
53. Trials : EXPERIMENTATION
54. Dick and Schick, e.g. : TESTS
55. Indicator of 22-kt. gold : STG
56. 90-degree headings : EASTS
1. Model who told of Somalia's plight : IMAN
2. Unloading time? : SALE
3. ZIP codes starting 85- and 86-: Abbr. : ARIZ
4. PIN-dependent source of funds : ATM
5. Con man : CHEATER
6. Poly ending : ESTER
7. Trouper Gardner et al. : AVAS
8. Whirl : PIROUETTE
9. Virginia in 1861 : SECEDER
10. Granada governess : AYA
11. South African money : RAND
12. Cart : DRAY
13. Faineant : IDLE
15. Camp David guest, 1978 : ANWAR
16. Lolitas : NYMPHOS
21. Shirk duties? : SMUGGLE
23. Healthful cereal choice : OATBRAN
24. Dillies : LULUS
25. Ancient bazaar : AGORA
26. French President Coty and others : RENES
27. Upset : RILED
28. Overly sentimental : SOUPY
29. Lackland or Lowry, for short : AFB
30. "Aw shucks" and "Gee whillikers," e.g. : RURALISMS
31. Open fabric : NET
33. Chef Boyardee serving : RAVIOLI
36. Artists : LIMNERS
37. Medicinal paper strips : CHARTAE
39. Offputting fish? : SMELT
41. Cleaning for military inspection : GIING
42. Toss and turn : FRET
43. Elegance : LUXE
44. They cover all the bases : UMPS
46. Leave in : STET
47. Travels between the poles? : SKIS
48. Major flare-up : RIOT
49. Travel guide listings : INNS
51. Stroke : PET
52. Amtrak stop: Abbr. : STA

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