New York Times, Thursday, February 17, 1994

Author: Brett Blaylock
Editor: Will Shortz
Brett Blaylock
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQWXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Blaylock. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Game with numbers 1 to 20 : DARTS
6. Crosby to Hope, often : COSTAR
12. Adulterate : DEBASE
13. Deceptive alloys : OROIDES
15. One who's left holding the bag? : BASEMAN
16. Pontiac model : GRANDAM
17. Definitely not ascetic : EPICUREAN
19. Gulf War combatant : SAUDI
20. _____-ski : APRES
21. Thrombus : CLOT
23. Mini-peninsula : SPIT
24. Hautboy, e.g. : REED
25. Capital east of Jerusalem : AMMAN
27. Exact point : TEE
28. Roy Orbison's "_____ Baby" : DREAM
30. Silo fan : AERATOR
32. George C. Scott feature : ROMANNOSE
35. Fox : REYNARD
37. English martyr : ALBAN
41. French cooking staple : SEL
42. Those opposed : ANTIS
44. Wagner's earth goddess : ERDA
45. Opportunist : USER
47. Chinese: Prefix : SINO
48. Spirit : SPOOK
49. Postulate : GIVEN
51. Flagging conversation? : SEMAPHORE
53. Headstrong : ADAMANT
55. Pedigreed : BLOODED
56. Personal personnel : RETINUE
57. _____ in (curbed) : REINED
58. American saint and family : SETONS
59. Sniggler : EELER
1. A fiancee of Napoleon : DESIREE
2. Kindergarten book : ABECEDARY
3. Nerve branch : RAMUS
4. Slavic sovereign : TSAR
5. People of the Five Nations : SENECA
6. Something you go by : COGNOMEN
7. Eight-time Norris Trophy winner : ORR
8. _____ to say : SOAS
9. Brown and others : TINAS
10. Reach in amount : ADDUPTO
11. More fit : READIER
12. Smart : DAPPER
14. Clobber : SMITE
15. Boy Scouts of America founder : BEARD
18. January birthstone : ALMANDINE
22. Tahitian dish : TARO
26. Shuttle group : NASA
29. Former U.S. poet laureate _____ Van Duyn : MONA
31. Bell's ringer? : TELEPHONE
33. _____ best friend : MANS
34. Master hands : ARTISTES
35. Lives : RESIDES
36. Ennoble : ELEVATE
38. Hatchery : BROODER
39. Put on a pedestal : ADORED
40. Like a newborn : NAKED
41. Sweetie : SUGAR
43. Funereal, in Folkestone : SOMBRE
46. Word on a bill : REMIT
48. Baby : SPOIL
50. Second leader : NANO
52. Away from harm's way : ALEE
54. Wimple wearer : NUN

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