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ELAND

New York Times, Sunday, February 13, 1994

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 82 Missing: {AIJOQUYZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

E is the only vowel used in the entire grid. There are a record 138 of them.

1
E
2
L
3
B
4
E
5
E
6
B
7
B
8
E
9
D
10
D
11
E
12
B
13
T
14
H
15
E
16
L
17
D
18
D
E
E
D
19
S
E
E
M
E
20
E
L
E
S
21
S
22
E
L
E
E
23
S
T
R
E
24
S
S
T
E
S
T
25
S
P
E
E
C
26
H
L
E
S
S
27
S
T
R
E
E
T
S
28
E
29
B
S
E
N
30
H
E
L
V
E
31
E
X
E
32
N
E
E
R
33
H
E
M
E
34
E
35
G
36
G
37
E
D
38
D
39
E
T
E
R
40
D
E
M
E
N
41
T
42
H
43
E
44
G
E
R
T
45
T
46
H
E
L
E
T
T
47
E
R
M
E
N
48
R
E
N
49
R
E
E
S
50
E
E
L
S
51
D
E
P
S
52
S
E
N
T
53
E
S
E
54
T
R
E
E
55
S
56
H
57
R
E
W
S
58
P
E
N
C
E
59
T
E
N
60
S
61
P
E
E
D
62
T
E
E
N
S
63
E
L
D
E
R
64
B
L
E
S
S
65
S
E
X
E
S
66
S
67
M
E
E
S
68
S
69
T
E
E
L
70
W
H
E
E
S
71
E
V
E
N
N
E
72
S
73
S
74
T
H
R
E
E
75
T
H
E
D
R
E
76
S
S
E
R
77
T
E
T
78
R
E
E
K
79
T
H
E
E
80
E
S
N
E
81
E
T
T
E
82
E
M
T
83
M
E
E
T
T
84
H
85
E
86
P
R
E
S
S
87
K
E
T
T
88
W
E
S
89
T
E
R
N
S
90
E
L
L
E
N
91
P
E
R
E
S
92
H
E
M
S
93
E
R
L
E
94
M
95
M
E
96
T
97
H
E
S
E
98
E
M
B
E
D
99
K
E
E
P
100
E
101
R
102
S
103
P
R
E
F
E
R
104
E
N
C
E
105
G
106
E
N
T
L
E
M
E
N
107
S
108
R
E
F
T
109
S
E
D
E
R
110
E
X
E
R
T
111
E
E
E
E
112
E
F
T
S
113
N
E
E
T
114
E
P
E
E
S
115
S
L
E
W
© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0213 ( 16,168 )
Across
1
Dresden's river : ELBE
5
Went out with the waves : EBBED
10
Corporate problem : DEBT
14
Was unyielding : HELD
18
Part of an estate : DEED
19
''If you could _____ now!'' : SEEME
20
Unacceptable for this puzzle? : ELESS
22
Robert of the C.S.A. : ELEE
23
Cardiac fitness assessment : STRESSTEST
25
Awed, in a way : SPEECHLESS
27
Block components : STREETS
28
Barnaby Jones portrayer : EBSEN
30
Hatchet handle : HELVE
31
English Channel feeder : EXE
32
Not aye : NEER
33
Blood pigment : HEME
34
Goaded : EGGED
38
Discourage : DETER
40
Creme _____ : DEMENTHE
44
Actor Frobe of ''Goldfinger'' : GERT
45
''When I Fall in Love'' singers : THELETTERMEN
48
TV cartoon pal : REN
49
''Nicholas Nickleby'' Tony winner : REES
50
Sigmoid swimmers : EELS
51
Passbook amts. : DEPS
52
Told to go : SENT
53
Compass reading : ESE
54
Squirrellike mammals : TREESHREWS
58
Pound parts : PENCE
59
Like some bikes : TENSPEED
62
DARE target group : TEENS
63
Nonvine wine source : ELDER
64
Grace verb : BLESS
65
Some battle participants : SEXES
66
Pintail ducks : SMEES
68
Drum or guitar type : STEEL
70
Coaster cries : WHEES
71
Uniformity : EVENNESS
74
''...called for his fiddlers _____'' : THREE
75
'83 play-based movie : THEDRESSER
77
Asian holiday : TET
78
Need Ban : REEK
79
Fifth word of ''America'' : THEE
80
Crossword worker? : ESNE
81
Leather attachment : ETTE
82
C.P.R. giver, perhaps : EMT
83
Longest-running network TV show : MEETTHEPRESS
87
Etta of old comics : KETT
88
Wayne's world : WESTERNS
90
Pulitzer columnist Goodman : ELLEN
91
Noted name in Mideast talks : PERES
92
Often-changed lines : HEMS
93
Perry's creator : ERLE
94
Mrs., abroad : MME
96
''_____ Foolish Things'' : THESE
98
Plant, perhaps : EMBED
99
Retainers : KEEPERS
103
First choice : PREFERENCE
105
Kind of agreement : GENTLEMENS
108
Deprived, once : REFT
109
Pesach repast : SEDER
110
Show some muscle : EXERT
111
Extra-large shoe width : EEEE
112
Little red critters : EFTS
113
Nair competitor : NEET
114
Olympic pointers? : EPEES
115
Bunch : SLEW
Down
1
Mag. wheels : EDS
2
''why don't we?'' : LETS
3
Oscar: Felix:: Ernie: _____ : BERT
4
Pulitzer-winning critic Richard : EDER
5
Chelmsford's county : ESSEX
6
The Divine Miss M : BETTE
7
Sex education subject? : BEES
8
Miami couple : EMS
9
Wane in warring : DETENTE
10
Finishing order : DESSERT
11
Cockney's assistant : ELPER
12
Existed : BEEN
13
J.A. Prufrock's creator : TSE
14
Greeks' ancestor : HELLEN
15
Abbr. on a mountain sign : ELEV
16
Majesty's start : LESE
17
Flemish composer _____ Prés : DES
21
Devilish designs : SCHEMES
24
Parakeet treat : SEED
26
Macho ones : HEMEN
29
Shade of red : BEET
33
Cannabis plants : HEMPS
34
Snowy _____ : EGRET
35
They come in skeins : GEESE
36
SSgt. Barry Sadler's group : GREENBERETS
37
Alf, Mork, etc. : ETS
38
Struck out : DELED
39
Additionally : ELSE
40
Pearson and Barrymore : DREWS
41
Mary Quant was one : TRENDSETTER
42
Accordingly : HENCE
43
Log : ENTER
45
Spots for chapeaux : TETES
46
Old ''Tonight Show'' starter : HERES
47
Utopias : EDENS
52
Moon: Prefix : SELEN
55
Charger, e.g. : STEED
56
Charming person? : HEXER
57
''Don't You Know'' singer : REESE
58
Hammer's end : PEEN
60
Stylishly polished : SLEEK
61
That Cosmos guy : PELE
65
Coating : SHEET
66
Pals of Olaf and Lars : SVENS
67
Poetic ponds : MERES
68
Sow, maybe : STREW
69
Kind of park : THEME
70
Sharpens : WHETS
71
Krupp Works site : ESSEN
72
Otto's preceder : SETTE
73
Keeps : STETS
75
Those times : THENS
76
Withered : SERE
79
Jailbirds : TERMERS
81
Manage, with ''out'' : EKE
83
Noted resignee of 1988 : MEESE
84
''Babes in Toyland'' composer : HERBERT
85
Vogue competitor : ELLE
86
Promise recipient : PLEDGEE
89
Cause for alarms : THEFTS
91
Skunk LePew : PEPE
93
Roast host : EMCEE
94
Downing Street distance : METRE
95
Lunch sandwiches : MELTS
96
Nonkosher : TREF
97
Weight urbane : HEFT
98
''The Neverending Story'' writer : ENDE
99
Child support? : KNEE
100
Tayside tios : EMES
101
Virginia _____ : REEL
102
Antique knife : SNEE
103
Early start? : PRE
104
Poet's time : EEN
106
Not local: Abbr. : EXP
107
Do darts : SEW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 9 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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