New York Times, Thursday, May 1, 1997

Author: Martin Schneider
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Schneider
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Schneider. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. *"Toil and trouble" preceder : DOUBLE
7. *Normal, in a way : TWENTY
13. The N. Platte, e.g. : USRIVER
15. Less sound : SHAKIER
16. Increaser of one's growth potential? : ROGAINE
17. Gifts : TALENTS
18. Pub supply : ALES
19. Garments for granny : SHAWLS
21. Nintendo's Super ___ : NES
22. Tito's homeland : CROATIA
24. Slalom segment : ESS
27. Like some arches : FALLEN
28. Car part : AXLE
29. Taxonomic div. : FAM
32. Willingly : LIEF
33. Composer Mahler : GUSTAV
35. "___ Male War Bride" (1949 movie) : IWASA
37. Sound units: Abbr. : DBS
39. Fin de ___ (remainder): Fr. : SERIE
40. Marinated beef strip : FAJITA
42. Official records : ACTA
44. Cape ___ : ANN
45. Some boxing wins : TKOS
46. "The Thrill Is Gone" singer : BBKING
48. "___ out!" : YER
49. Adriatic port : TRIESTE
50. Typewriter key : TAB
53. Pieces : SHARDS
54. "Que ___ es?" (Spanish 101 question) : HORA
55. Sneakers brand : PROKEDS
58. Made of certain twigs : OSIERED
61. Many a Miamian : RETIREE
62. Corporate routine : RATRACE
63. *1990's sitcom : SISTER
64. *Name in the news, 6/5/68 : SIRHAN
1. *English pop group : DURAN
2. "___ Mio" : OSOLE
3. Spurs : URGES
4. It's unfair : BIAS
5. Year in Nero's reign : LVI
6. Poetic contraction : EEN
7. Out of the freezer : THAWING
8. *Home of Whitman College : WALLA
9. Squeezes (out) : EKES
10. Writer Anais : NIN
11. Hanoi festival : TET
12. Age: Abbr. : YRS
14. Cobbled : RESOLED
15. What each star represents : STATE
20. Like the answers to this puzzle's 12 asterisked clues? : HALFBAKED
22. B : CFLAT
23. BBC's Italian counterpart : RAI
24. *Newsboy's cry : EXTRA
25. Assassinated : SLAIN
26. *Height of the N.B.A.'s Gheorghe Muresan : SEVEN
28. Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
29. *Evenly split : FIFTY
30. Open-eyed : AWAKE
31. *"Catch-22" character : MAJOR
34. Strunk & White subject : USAGE
36. Family member : SIS
38. Clip : SCISSOR
41. Rubber : ABRADER
43. Cable choice : TNT
47. Short hair, to Burns : BIRSE
49. *"It'll be O.K." : THERE
50. The Bible before Joshua : TORAH
51. Asian palm : ARECA
52. *European resort : BADEN
53. Burlesque bit : SKIT
54. Munster Mister : HERR
55. Duos: Abbr. : PRS
56. Defendants at law : REI
57. Nail-biters: Abbr. : OTS
59. Eur. carrier : SAS
60. "Lord, is ___?" : ITI

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