New York Times, Thursday, April 10, 1997

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQXYZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. African scourge : TSETSE
7. Stepping : TREADING
15. Ultimatum word : EITHER
16. Orderly place : HOSPITAL
17. Takes in, for example : ALTERS
18. Trenchant : INCISIVE
19. Light on the set: Var. : KLEIG
20. "It's no ___!" : USE
21. Volcanic elements : GASES
22. These might cover fires : NEWSMEN
25. Amigos : PALS
26. Verdi masterpiece, with "La" : TRAVIATA
29. Concert prop : AMP
31. "___ Said" (Neil Diamond hit) : IAMI
32. Agcy. issuance : REG
33. October handout : TREAT
36. Quick hands artist : PRESTIDIGITATOR
40. "Have ___ day" : ANICE
41. ___-Magnon : CRO
42. Tooth part : ROOT
43. Integration symbol : BUS
44. Lower jaw : MANDIBLE
46. Black shade : COAL
49. 1951 Giant hero : THOMSON
51. "___ moi..." : APRES
53. Some clock-radios, or their settings : AMS
54. Quick : AGILE
58. Food poisoning : PTOMAINE
60. You can count on it : ABACUS
61. Jerry Seinfeld contemporary : TIMALLEN
62. Stomach corrosion : ULCERS
63. Least sufficient : SCANTEST
64. Sofa type : SETTEE
1. Shipbuilding wood : TEAK
2. Shades' stopping point : SILL
3. Suffix with disk : ETTE
4. H. G. Wells's mad scientist : THEINVISIBLEMAN
5. Composer Rachmaninoff : SERGEI
6. Hesitant sounds : ERS
7. Favorite 60's song of 36-Across? : THISMAGICMOMENT
8. Actress Blakley : RONEE
9. Computer key: Abbr. : ESC
10. Make ___ of oneself : APIG
11. Favorite feat of 4-Down? : DISAPPEARINGACT
12. "___ far, far better thing..." : ITISA
13. This may be contemplated : NAVEL
14. Daly's TV co-star : GLESS
20. You, in the Yucatan : USTED
23. Most cautious : WARIEST
24. Olympic roster : NATIONS
26. Longtime Capitol Hill nickname : TIP
27. ___ avis : RARA
28. Revival word : AMEN
30. "D.C. Cab" actor : MRT
34. From ___ (opening bit) : ATOB
35. Drive (along) : TOOL
37. Fort Worth sch. : TCU
38. Lab units : GRAMS
39. Homophone of 42-Across: Abbr. : RTE
45. Within reach : DOABLE
46. Melville's Vere and others: Abbr. : CAPTS
47. Instrument's lens : OPTIC
48. Bakery attraction : AROMA
50. Big name in briefs : HANES
52. 1972 agreement, for short : SALT
55. "Rhyme Pays" rapper : ICET
56. Bait, sometimes : LURE
57. Actual being : ESSE
59. View on the Seine : ILE
60. Out of: Ger. : AUS

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