New York Times, Thursday, December 29, 1994

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
5. Byron's "best of prophets" : THEPAST
12. Freight carrier : BOXCAR
14. 1979 hit by the Police : ROXANNE
15. Convert a message : ENCODE
16. Renunciation of faith : APOSTASY
18. Poirot's "Mon _____!" : DIEU
19. "No Time for Sergeants" playwright : LEVIN
21. Mr. Ziegfeld : FLO
22. Place of drudgery : SALTMINE
24. _____ Valley, Calif. : SQUAW
26. Alloy : METAL
27. Account receivable : IOU
28. Actress Samantha : EGGAR
31. "Mr. _____ Builds His Dream House" (1948 film) : BLANDINGS
36. Old World deer : ROES
37. She played 50-Down's partner : GLESS
38. "I read you" : COPY
39. Mugfuls : ROOTBEERS
41. "Allah ______!" (Teheran cry) : AKBAR
42. Dig in : EAT
43. Hangs five : SURFS
45. "Pique Dame," e.g. : OPERA
48. Arthur Miller play, with "The" : CRUCIBLE
52. _____ Tin Tin : RIN
53. Palette pigment : OCHER
55. Pipe hole : LEAK
56. Move : RESETTLE
59. Words to the wise : ADVICE
61. Crackpot : LUNATIC
62. Vassals : LIEGES
63. Son of a _____ (nautical epithet) : SEACOOK
64. "Cabaret" star : GREY
1. Actress Braga : SONIA
2. Hyundai model : EXCEL
3. Tonto's equestrian role? : SCOUTMASTER
4. Long-faced : SAD
5. Robert E. Lee's reins? : TRAVELLERSCHECK
6. Rain dancer, maybe : HOPI
7. Nebraska Senator James : EXON
8. _____ de deux : PAS
9. Army crawler : ANT
10. Super blooper : SNAFU
11. Induction motor pioneer : TESLA
12. Hospital count : BEDS
13. Turned back on : RELIT
17. Relative of "Ouch!" : YOW
20. Permit : ENABLE
23. French sea : MER
24. Turf : SOD
25. Lone Ranger's "Giddyap"? : QUICKSILVER
27. Current administration : INS
28. Flub : ERR
29. Gunk : GOO
30. Graphic start : GEO
32. Give confidence to : ASSURE
33. San Francisco's _____ Hill : NOB
34. Transcript figure, for short : GPA
35. Mideast land: Abbr. : SYR
37. "_____ real!" : GET
40. Ewe said it : BAA
41. Annual playoff grp. : AFC
44. Arcadian : RURAL
45. Three-time Hart Trophy winner : ORR
46. Old Milwaukee competitor : PIELS
47. Result : ENSUE
49. Earth tone : BEIGE
50. Title character in an 80's police drama : LACEY
51. Barely makes, with "out" : EKES
53. Cartoon canine : OTTO
54. Muse of history : CLIO
57. Bambi's aunt : ENA
58. Second O of O-O-O : TAC
60. "Savvy?" : DIG

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