New York Times, Tuesday, August 29, 1995

Author: John R. Conrad
Editor: Will Shortz
John R. Conrad
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Conrad. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. False arguments : SOPHISMS
9. Most washed out : PALEST
15. Esthetically pleasing : ARTISTIC
16. 1963 Broadway hit : OLIVER
17. Beethoven opus in C-sharp minor : MOONLIGHTSONATA
19. "____ Rosenkavalier" : DER
20. Served at a restaurant : WAITEDON
21. Forest fledgling : OWLET
24. Shopping place : MART
25. Computer key abbr. : ESC
26. Rumor : HEARSAY
28. Midafternoon : THREE
30. Mai ____ : TAI
31. Throw, as a buckaroo : UNHORSE
35. Infrequently : ONCEINABLUEMOON
41. Squalid environment : RATHOLE
42. Quadri- minus one : TRI
43. Couldn't hit the broadside of ____ : ABARN
46. Not given to schmoozing : ASOCIAL
49. Dismiss abruptly : CAN
50. Smallmouth fish : BASS
53. Pedal : CYCLE
54. Intestinal parasite : TRICHINA
57. Bank adjunct, for short : ATM
58. Brecht-Weill chorus line : OHMOONOFALABAMA
63. Wandered : ROAMED
64. Like some city railways : ELEVATED
65. Tears along : SPEEDS
66. Pittsburgh team : STEELERS
1. Uncle ____ : SAM
2. Cortez's gold : ORO
3. School grp. : PTO
4. Impede : HINDER
5. Specks of land in the water : ISLETS
6. Budge : STIR
7. Russian-built fighter : MIG
8. Unstressed vowel : SCHWA
9. Set down as fact : POSIT
10. Oodles : ALOT
11. Motor vehicle bureau feature : LINE
12. Dodger : EVADER
13. Bristly : SETOSE
14. Hypnotic spell : TRANCE
18. Cigarette stat : TAR
21. "____ be in England": Browning : OHTO
22. Withdraw from a habit : WEAN
23. Of churchgoers : LAIC
24. One with nothing original to say? : MYNAH
27. Polly, to Tom Sawyer : AUNT
28. Mao ____-tung : TSE
29. It may be taken up in sewing class : HEM
32. Cable TV option : HBO
33. Southwestern stews : OLLAS
34. Regrets : RUES
36. Be mistaken : ERR
37. Author Fleming : IAN
38. Pertaining to the ear : OTIC
39. Exam type : ORAL
40. "Cleopatra" setting : NILE
43. Thespians : ACTORS
44. Paint the town red? : BARHOP
45. Souls: Lat. : ANIMAE
47. Musical range : OCTAVE
48. Crash maker : CYMBAL
50. Ties up : BINDS
51. Enero a diciembre : ANO
52. Bank repositories : SAFES
55. Arrive : COME
56. Gardened, in a way : HOED
57. Sheltered, nautically : ALEE
59. Elev. : ALT
60. Snacked : ATE
61. ____ Mediterranée : MER
62. Madison Avenue offerings : ADS

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