New York Times, Wednesday, October 8, 1997

Author: Gilbert H. Ludwig
Editor: Will Shortz
Gilbert H. Ludwig
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Ludwig. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Where St. Pete is : FLA
4. Transmitter starter : NEURO
9. Musical syllable : TRA
12. Create friction : CLASH
14. Start : ONSET
15. Pasty : WAN
16. Shared dwelling : DUPLEXHOUSE
18. Mary Steenburgen sitcom : INK
19. Live : RESIDE
20. Big name in flying : WALLENDA
22. With "of," in total agreement : ONEMIND
24. Purple shade : LILAC
25. Continental Div., e.g. : MTS
26. Early course : SOUP
28. Serve a sentence : DOTIME
31. Yield : CONCEDE
33. Collar type : ETON
34. "Sweet" stream of poetry : AFTON
37. Further matter? : ADO
38. Answer to "You wouldn't believe it" : TRYME
39. Croquet field : LAWN
40. Stiff and formal : STARCHY
42. Raid site : FRIDGE
44. San Marino money : LIRE
45. Racket : DIN
48. Hokey : CORNY
50. Tune-up, oil change, etc. : CARCARE
52. Smooth worker : OPERATOR
55. Sulky person : POUTER
56. Legal thing : RES
57. Kind of experiment : DOUBLEBLIND
59. Bridge between two vowels : FGH
60. Blake of jazz fame : EUBIE
61. "The King" : ELVIS
62. Vaudevillian Eddie : FOY
63. Alamogordo event : ATEST
64. Short time : SEC
1. Linguistically knowledgeable : FLUENT
2. Falls into disuse : LAPSES
3. "There's ___ chance of that" : ASLIM
4. Japanese drama : NOH
5. Sufficient, once : ENOW
6. Diner order, with "the" : USUAL
7. Decline again : RESLIDE
8. Verdi opera : OTELLO
9. St. Paul, for one : TWINCITY
10. Dancer with a few fans : RAND
11. "My Way" songwriter : ANKA
12. Modern info-keeper : CDROM
13. "The Fly" star, 1958 : HEDISON
17. Element 54 : XENON
21. Diner : EATERY
23. Old gold coin : DUCAT
27. Step on it : PEDAL
29. Small business co-owner : MOM
30. Chemical suffix : ENE
31. Big bird : CONDOR
32. Like some columns : DORIC
34. 1936 campaigner Landon : ALF
35. Much : FAR
36. Bitten before? : TWICESHY
38. First CinemaScope movie : THEROBE
40. Dispatched : SENTOUT
41. Mourning band : CRAPE
43. First-class : GRADEA
45. Latin case : DATIVE
46. Peaceful : IRENIC
47. Social misfits : NERDS
49. "Could ___ more specific?" : YOUBE
51. Selects : CULLS
52. "Carmina Burana" composer : ORFF
53. "___ My Heart" : PEGO
54. Grand slam foursome : RBIS
58. Court decision : LET

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