New York Times, Thursday, May 29, 1997

Author: Gilbert H. Ludwig
Editor: Will Shortz
Gilbert H. Ludwig
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ludwig. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Thriving time : BOOM
5. Seed covering : ARIL
9. Make meek, in a way : SHAME
14. Bring down : UNDO
15. Kierkegaard, e.g. : DANE
16. Poolside turban : TOWEL
17. Scene of W.W. I fighting : YSER
18. "Black Beauty" author : ANNASEWELL
20. Mourning : SITTINGSHIVA
22. "Keep it up, fella!" : ATTABOY
23. Don't believe it! : MIRAGE
27. Pond dwellers : TEALS
28. Ice ___ : FLOE
30. ___ populi : VOX
31. Sighting off the California coast : SEALION
34. Spiffy : NEAT
35. Noone : SINGERPETER
37. Newscaster Paula : ZAHN
39. Relents : EASESUP
40. Prefix with propyl : ISO
41. Screen : SIFT
42. Can't take ___ an answer : NOFOR
46. Play by 21-Down : GHOSTS
48. Film maker? : ACETATE
50. Knight : TITLEDBRITON
53. Slapstick, e.g. : COMICSTYLE
56. Falkirk citizen : SCOT
57. Harry Connick Jr.'s "___ and a Smile" : AWINK
58. Lots of bucks : DEER
59. Some story : TALE
60. Brisk : PERKY
61. Lith. and Azer., once : SSRS
62. Suffix with huck : STER
1. Patronizes : BUYSAT
2. At the scene : ONSITE
3. One-named folk singer : ODETTA
4. Subject for St. Thomas Aquinas : MORTALSIN
5. Hersey's bell town : ADANO
6. Tall and wiry : RANGY
7. Places to overnight : INNS
8. Rachel's sister : LEAH
9. Singer Nicks : STEVIE
10. Author Barbara of "Laughing All the Way" : HOWAR
11. It's inspired : AWE
12. Football Hall-of-Famer Blount : MEL
13. Wing : ELL
19. Writer de Beauvoir et al. : SIMONES
21. See 46-Across : IBSEN
24. Maintain : AVER
25. Former part of Portuguese India : GOA
26. Inside no. : EXT
28. Blue-ribbon : FIRST
29. Unhurried gait : LOPE
32. Unfair employers : AGEISTS
33. Word after over or clover : LEAF
34. Family providers? : NEPOTISTS
35. "Git!" : SHOO
36. Piano pro : TUNER
37. Move to the side : ZIG
38. Soda ___ : ASH
41. Hard to open : STICKY
43. Contributor of big bucks : FATCAT
44. Mr. Chips portrayer, 1969 : OTOOLE
45. Flat dweller : RENTER
47. Perform lousily : STINK
48. Freud contemporary : ADLER
49. Many teamsters : CBERS
51. Former Fords : LTDS
52. They fit in sockets : EYES
53. Tube top : CAP
54. Take credit? : OWE
55. Earth orbiter : MIR

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