New York Times, Saturday, August 30, 1997

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Big name in newspaper publishing : SCRIPPS
8. Is unintelligible : GABBLES
15. Milne moniker : THEPOOH
16. Away, in a way : ONLEAVE
17. Cash of country and western : ROSANNE
18. Blown away : STUNNED
19. Prominent couple : ALANDTIPPERGORE
21. Smooth : FILE
22. ___-Ball : SKEE
23. Farm machine : BALER
24. Hostile : ENEMY
26. Leading port of old Morocco : SALE
28. Wagons-___ : LITS
29. Opening word : SESAME
31. Change one's coat? : REPAINT
33. Film container : CAN
35. King, in Portugal : REI
36. Paid back : REBATED
40. Maroon : ENISLE
45. Apostle of the Franks : REMI
46. Emulated Janet Evans : SWAM
48. East-west road through St. Paul : USTEN
49. "What ___!" : AMESS
51. Nanking nanny : AMAH
53. "You ___?" : RANG
54. Where the Carpathian Mountains begin : NORTHERNROMANIA
57. Old warship : TRIREME
58. One who's blessed : SNEEZER
59. City on the Columbia River : ASTORIA
60. First Navy submarine, with "the" : HOLLAND
61. Ads that offer "free" gifts : TEASERS
62. Left Bank denizen : ARTISTE
1. Attacks, in a way : STRAFES
2. B complex vitamin : CHOLINE
3. Lot transactions : RESALES
4. Famed Rio beach : IPANEMA
5. Mere : POND
6. Seine crossers : PONTS
7. Some oil barons : SHEIKS
8. Evangelist : GOSPELER
9. Penny, perhaps : ANTE
10. This may be found on a jacket : BLURB
11. Director Satyajit Ray's native tongue : BENGALI
12. Ointment ingredient : LANOLIN
13. "Medical Center" star : EVERETT
14. Exodus commemorations : SEDERS
20. Fruit basket selection : PEAR
25. Disco perennial : YMCA
27. Item of Olympic equipment : EPEE
30. Chow : EATS
32. Hokkaido people : AINU
34. Emerging fields, as of research : NEWAREAS
36. Sentence modifier, at times : REMORSE
37. Retired : EMERITA
38. Left Bank hangouts : BISTROS
39. Butler's last word : DAMN
41. Sharon, e.g. : ISRAELI
42. Canzone parts : STANZAS
43. Easy : LENIENT
44. Warning, of a sort : ENGARDE
45. Harangue : RANTAT
47. Playwright Norman : MARSHA
50. Hite of sexuality : SHERE
52. Accept : HONOR
55. Boss man of Ajman : EMIR
56. Get all teary-eyed : MELT

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