New York Times, Monday, March 28, 1994

Author: William P. Baxley
Editor: Will Shortz
William P. Baxley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Baxley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Artistic skill : CRAFT
6. Card game also called sevens : FANTAN
12. Holed out in two under par : EAGLED
14. Warned : ALERTED
16. English essayist Richard : STEELE
17. Burglar : STEALER
18. Cools, as coffee : STIRS
19. Pumpkin eater of rhyme : PETER
21. Summer drink : ADE
22. Employee health plan, for short : HMO
23. Horse trainer's equipment : HALTER
25. Black cuckoos : ANIS
26. Long, long time : EONS
28. Like some schools : COED
29. Sweetens the kitty : ANTES
30. Smart alecks : WISEGUYS
32. Traffic circle : ROTARY
33. Charlie Brown's "Darn!" : RATS
34. Ex-Mrs. Burt Reynolds : LONI
35. Charge with gas : AERATE
38. Adorned : BEDECKED
42. Vineyard fruit : GRAPE
43. Kismet : FATE
44. Snick's partner : SNEE
45. Detest : HATE
46. Alternative to eggdrop : WONTON
48. A Gershwin : IRA
49. Drunk _____ skunk : ASA
50. Analyze a sentence : PARSE
51. Actor John of TV's "Addams Family" : ASTIN
53. Locale : SETTING
55. Money-back deal : REBATE
57. Boot camp denizen : TRAINEE
58. Noted family in china manufacture : SPODES
59. Arabs : STEEDS
60. Cancel the launch : ABORT
1. "L'etat _____": Louis XIV : CESTMOI
2. Army grub : RATIONS
3. Ripening agent : AGER
4. Butler's "The Way of All _____" : FLESH
5. _____ Aviv : TEL
6. Observed Lent : FASTED
7. Change the hemline : ALTER
8. _____-do-well : NEER
9. "La-la" preceder : TRA
10. Home of the '96 Olympics : ATLANTA
11. Poorer : NEEDIER
13. Arranges strategicalty : DEPLOYS
15. Smart : DRESSY
18. Sullivan's "really big" one : SHEW
20. Summers, in Haiti : ETES
24. Sharp : ACUTE
25. Clowning achievements? : ANTICS
27. Mexican shawl : SERAPE
29. Top-flight : AONE
31. Arena receipts : GATE
32. Drive in Beverly Hills : RODEO
34. Epistles : LETTERS
35. Shocked : AGHAST
36. Pencil ends : ERASERS
37. Knocking sound : RATATAT
38. Forbids : BANS
39. Bootee maker : KNITTER
40. Most Halloweenlike : EERIEST
41. Doyen : DEAN
43. Smithies : FORGES
46. Dwindled : WANED
47. High-muck-a-muck : NABOB
50. Fir : PINE
52. Prefix with masochism : SADO
54. Item of office attire : TIE
56. Fuel efficiency rater: Abbr. : EPA

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