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New York Times, Monday, February 21, 1994

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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C
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0221 ( 16,176 )
Across
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Insertion mark : CARET
6
Rock layers : STRATA
12
Kojak portrayer : SAVALAS
14
It frequently finds itself in hot water : TEABALL
16
Cracker Jack prize : TRINKET
17
Peter Finch movie "Raid on _____" : ENTEBBE
18
Saw : ADAGE
19
Chicken _____ king : ALA
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Standing near home, maybe : ATBAT
22
Communion or baptism : RITE
23
SALT concern : HBOMB
25
China: Prefix : SINO
26
Path for Confucians : TAO
27
Language from which "sarong" comes : MALAYAN
29
Article in Der Spiegel : EIN
30
Hollered : SCREAMED
32
Kon-Tiki wood : BALSA
34
Cool, as coffee : STIR
35
Computer unit : BYTE
36
Idiot box : TVSET
38
Cash reserves : NESTEGGS
42
Loan org. : FHA
43
Beatty's co-star in "Bonnie and Clyde" : DUNAWAY
45
Paul's singing partner : ART
46
Watermelon waste : RIND
48
To _____ mildly : PUTIT
49
Actor John : AGAR
50
Word with jack or label : UNION
52
"I _____ You Babe" : GOT
53
Prize money : PURSE
54
Sugar type : MALTOSE
56
Gym exercises : CHINUPS
58
Enters helter-skelter : PILESIN
59
Works a deal on : HUSTLES
60
Least done : RAREST
61
Founded : BASED
Down
1
Of the heart : CARDIAC
2
Amelia Earhart, e.g. : AVIATOR
3
Roundup site : RANGE
4
Actress Sommer : ELKE
5
_____ kwon do : TAE
6
X-rated : STEAMY
7
Countdown beginning : TEN
8
Pro follower : RATA
9
Aids and _____ : ABETS
10
House cats : TABBIES
11
Balkan country : ALBANIA
12
Fits' companion : STARTS
13
Quarterback Ken : STABLER
15
Divulge : LETON
20
Put ammo in : LOAD
23
Hot-dog : HAMITUP
24
Tended tots : BABYSAT
27
Became hitched : MATED
28
Cooper's _____ Bumppo : NATTY
31
Superman symbol : ESS
33
Grant opponent : LEE
35
Enchant like Samantha : BEWITCH
36
Where things vanish : THINAIR
37
Absolutely bland : VANILLA
38
Group with HQ in Brussels : NATO
39
Debate stifler : GAGRULE
40
Understood : GRASPED
41
Underline : STRESS
42
Dowdy person : FRUMP
44
Guitarist Ted : NUGENT
47
Spoiler : DOTER
49
Em and Bee : AUNTS
51
Schnozzola : NOSE
53
Tilting-tower town : PISA
55
Mom's girl : SIS
57
Spokes' intersection : HUB

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later.

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