New York Times, Saturday, August 16, 1997

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Path, to Pu Yi : TAO
4. Comme ca : THUS
8. Immure : SEALIN
14. Prepared introduction? : ILL
15. Comme ci, comme ca : SOSO
16. 1987 Kim Basinger film : NADINE
17. Antiquity : ELD
18. Asian border river : AMUR
19. Marsh denizens : EGRETS
20. "Shiny Happy People" band : REM
21. Stern : REAR
22. Shortens : ELIDES
23. Boosted items : EGOS
25. Elizabeth Seaman's pen name : BLY
26. Designer of Massachusetts' state symbol : REVERE
27. Naysayer : DENIER
29. Where to see shooting stars : WESTERNS
31. Gone : DEPLETED
33. Flip side of 7-Down : YESWEREOPEN
38. Escort service? : RENTACAR
40. Rampant : EPIDEMIC
46. Start of two Henry Miller titles : TROPIC
48. Heavy silk fabric : SAMITE
49. Pathet ___ (Asian party) : LAO
51. Stellar phenomenon : NOVA
52. Covets : CRAVES
53. Division of Labor, briefly : OSHA
55. Guff : LIP
56. Dingers, in sports lingo : HOMERS
57. Chulalongkorn's land : SIAM
58. Pike ___ : EEL
59. Tennyson maid : ELAINE
60. Lingering effect : ECHO
61. Mined-over matter : ORE
62. French city where Dreyfus was retried : RENNES
63. Retreats : DENS
64. Basketball Hall-of-Famer Holman : NAT
1. Stacked : TIERED
2. Lacking conviction : ALLEGED
3. Blue bloods, so to speak : OLDMONEY
4. Alexis, e.g. : TSAR
5. Bathtub suds? : HOMEBREW
6. Regular : USUAL
7. Flip side of 33-Across : SORRYWERECLOSED
8. Derisive reactions : SNEERS
9. Young raptor : EAGLET
10. Main slot for disks : ADRIVE
11. Songs : LIEDER
12. Resident : INTERN
13. Promontories : NESSES
24. A.F.C. passing leader, 1980 : SIPE
28. Two-time U.S. Open winner : ELS
30. Author Phillpotts : EDEN
32. Gene's "Young Frankenstein" co-star : TERI
34. A discoverer of nuclear fission : OTTOHAHN
35. It's normal for 28-Down : PAR
36. Capital subj. : ECON
37. Continental system proponent : NAPOLEON
39. Nice location : RIVIERA
40. "Relativity" artist : ESCHER
41. Pen release mechanism? : PAROLE
42. Bo Diddley hit remade by the Yardbirds : IMAMAN
43. "Mangia!" : DIVEIN
44. Nev'r-ending : ETERNE
45. Pickles : MESSES
47. Pill variety : CAPLET
50. "Cold ___" (Foreigner hit) : ASICE
54. Book after Joel : AMOS

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