New York Times, Saturday, February 1, 1997

Author: R. H. Burns
Editor: Will Shortz
Rand H. Burns
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JKQVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Entertainer whose given names were Wladziu Valentino : LIBERACE
9. Break : ESCAPE
15. Glutton's opposite : ANOREXIC
16. Klink's clink : STALAG
17. Music to ease the second-job blues? : MOONLIGHTSONATA
19. Tempers : ANNEALS
20. Saw again : REDATED
21. Cardinal's insignia : STL
22. They create a sensation : TINGLERS
23. The old man in "The Old Man and the Sea" : SANTIAGO
27. Piston's place: Abbr. : CYL
28. Flap : ADO
29. Temple ___ : ORANGE
31. Touch of acrimony : EDGE
35. Language for the masses : LATIN
37. Small buzzer : BEE
38. Practice : DRILL
39. Bootleggers' bane : TMEN
40. Executorial concern : ESTATE
42. Hero : SUB
43. Spanish replies : SIS
45. Betting option : TRIFECTA
47. Royalty payer : LICENSEE
51. Squirt : TOT
52. Rap sheet list : ALIASES
53. On the line : WAGERED
57. Colonel Sanders at a hen party? : PERSONANONGRATA
59. Sentence shortener : PAROLE
60. Floor decoration : ORIENTAL
61. They're served at Fortnum and Mason : SCONES
62. Cut : DECREASE
1. Shangri-La cleric : LAMA
2. Sharing : INON
3. Godsend : BOON
4. Tubb, "The Texas Troubadour" : ERNEST
5. Blood : RELATION
6. Pertaining to the armpit : AXILLAR
7. They come in a pack : CIGS
8. Level of hierarchy: Abbr. : ECH
9. Quiddity : ESSENCE
10. Victorian, in a way : STODGY
11. Bargeman : CANALLER
12. Sporting wings : ALATE
13. Charles, to William : PATER
14. "Holy moly!" : EGADS
18. Prefix with state : TRI
22. Simple flute : TONETTE
23. Ionic compound : SALT
24. 1910 Rodin sculpture at the Met : ADAM
25. Quaver, e.g. : NOTE
26. Yaks : GABS
30. Duds : GEAR
32. Platter : DISC
33. Nimiety : GLUT
34. Napoleon's empire of 1814-15 : ELBA
36. Available : INSEASON
38. Visibility aid : DEFOGGER
40. Presumed authors of the Dead Sea Scrolls : ESSENES
41. Subject of a Clive Cussler best seller, with "the" : TITANIC
44. Bottom part of a pump : INSOLE
46. Perpetual, in poesy : ETERNE
47. They're pulled in pulkas : LAPPS
48. Of the small intestine : ILEAC
49. Meteorologist's prefix : CIRRO
50. Hockey's Tikkanen : ESA
53. Abraded : WORE
54. Pro ___ : RATA
55. Greek letters : ETAS
56. ___ Arden, Flash Gordon companion : DALE
58. Signal at Sotheby's : NOD

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