New York Times, Thursday, April 28, 1994

Author: Randy Sowell
Editor: Will Shortz
Randy Sowell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FKQXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Instance : CASE
5. Kind of metabolism : BASAL
10. Loading site : PIER
14. "... _____forgive our debtors" : ASWE
15. Get the lead out? : ERASE
16. "The Cherry Orchard" miss : ANYA
17. 18th-century poet (whose name shares a feature with 36- and 56-Across) : PHILLISWHEATLEY
20. Sweetheart : PET
21. February 14 figure : EROS
22. Major-league transaction : TRADE
23. It may be proper : NOUN
24. Opera composer Nikolai : OTTO
26. Highlight : ACCENT
29. Relieved : SPELLED
32. Narrative Byron poem : LARA
33. Room to _____ : SPARE
34. Support : LEG
36. 17th-century dramatist : PIERRECORNEILLE
40. United : ONE
41. Navratilova rival : EVERT
42. Boston athlete : CELT
43. Natural habitat : ELEMENT
45. "Martha" et al. : OPERAS
47. Isolated : LONE
48. TV sheriff Tupper : AMOS
49. Plus : ASSET
52. Onetime labor chief : ABEL
53. Good name for a cook? : STU
56. 20th-century writer : JOYCECAROLOATES
60. Old song "_____ She Sweet?" : AINT
61. Get _____ on : AMOVE
62. Churchill prop : CANE
63. Hwys. : RTES
64. "John Brown's Body"poet : BENET
65. Linemen : ENDS
1. Daisy Mae's drawer : CAPP
2. "Days of Grace" author : ASHE
3. "M*A*S*H" actress : SWIT
4. That's amoray : EEL
5. Rough posting for a foreign correspondent : BEIRUT
6. Illegal firing : ARSON
7. Processes lumber : SAWS
8. Quiet color : ASH
9. Dracula actor Christopher : LEE
10. Traverse a beat : PATROL
11. "To Live and Die _____" : INLA
12. Looked at : EYED
13. Comic Martha : RAYE
18. Ancient land of Spain : LEON
19. Leader of '45 : ATTLEE
23. Around : NEAR
24. Eye-cue tests? : OPART
25. Ocean flier : TERN
26. Ken-L-Ration competitor : ALPO
27. Queeg's command : CAINE
28. Fish basket : CREEL
29. Wear : SPORT
30. "Oklahoma!" aunt : ELLER
31. Singer Reese : DELLA
33. Vista : SCENE
35. Realizes : GETS
37. Not hands-on : REMOTE
38. Tied : EVEN
39. Low-fat desserts : ICES
44. Picks : ELECTS
45. Spanish _____ : OMELET
46. Charles's game : POLO
48. Mightier than : ABOVE
49. Partly open : AJAR
50. "_____ was you!" (mystery denouement) : SOIT
51. Nostalgic song ending : SYNE
52. Middle name in Memphis : ARON
53. Mr. Musial : STAN
54. Take care of : TEND
55. Spends : USES
57. Rainy day rarity : CAB
58. Soul, in Soissons : AME
59. Virtuoso : ACE

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