New York Times, Thursday, March 21, 1996

Author: H. Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQVX} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Gone With the Wind" locale : ATLANTA
8. Cousin of a terrarium : HOTBED
14. Area of early exploration : SEACOAST
16. Senator Daniel : INOUYE
17. Maj. Strasser in "Casablanca" : HEINRICH
18. Hung around : STAYED
19. Cigar tip : ETTE
20. Ages : ERAS
22. Mustachioed artist : DALI
23. Backward : SHY
24. Coal porter : MINER
26. Ambrose Bierce, notably : CYNIC
27. Communicate through channels : SENDWORD
29. Some trial evidence : DNA
30. Realty sign : SOLD
31. Ed of Mingo fame : AMES
32. "Wanna___?" : BET
33. Employs pupils : SEES
35. Radii parallels : ULNAS
37. "Yeah, right" : SURE
38. Ky.-to-Okla. direction : WSW
39. Passed beautifully : ACED
40. Alternative to Le Bourget : ORLY
42. Polluter-busting org. : EPA
43. Arm on a saucer : DEATHRAY
45. Ball's beau : ARNAZ
47. "On the Beach" author : SHUTE
48. Sgt., e.g. : NCO
51. Objects of a 1950's scare : REDS
52. Wheat center : GERM
53. Eve's counterpart : MORN
54. Harden : OSSIFY
56. Springs (from) : EMANATES
59. Depleted : USEDUP
60. Suckle : WETNURSE
61. Skyscrapers : TOWERS
62. Most condensation-covered : DEWIEST
1. Lenten forehead smudges : ASHES
2. You put them in your food : TEETH
3. Churchgoers : LAITY
4. Oxy-5 target : ACNE
5. Common conjunction : NOR
6. Mai___ : TAI
7. Get higher : ASCEND
8. Sound like thisss : HISS
9. Neighbor of Minn. : ONT
10. Sycophant : TOADY
11. Presently, to a shopaholic? : BUYANDBUY
12. Part of a makeup kit : EYELINER
13. Set aside for some purpose : DEDICATE
15. Completely, to a pitcher? : THREWANDTHREW
21. Scent : AROMA
24. Country singer McDaniel : MEL
25. Bring about : INDUCE
26. Record replacers : CDS
27. "___your old man!" : SOS
28. Vacation spot : RESORT
30. Scoundrel, to Betsy Ross? : SEWANDSEW
33. Initiate, as a warrant : SWEAROUT
34. After-dinner order : ESPRESSO
36. Certain car deal : LEASE
37. Artful : SLY
39. Carpenter's tool : ADZ
41. Charlotte of "Diff'rent Strokes" : RAE
44. Showed busyness : HUMMED
46. Words to the audience : ASIDE
48. ___Dame : NOTRE
49. Salad green : CRESS
50. Start : ONSET
52. Works a deal on : GYPS
53. Kahului's locale : MAUI
55. Animal enclosure : FUR
57. Noshed : ATE
58. 90 degrees from 38-Across : NNW

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