New York Times, Saturday, September 13, 1997

Author: Dave Tuller
Editor: Will Shortz
Dave Tuller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Tuller. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rear ends : BEHINDS
8. Agog : BUGEYED
15. Vanessa Redgrave film of 1968 : ISADORA
16. Tombstone locale : ARIZONA
17. In trouble, in slang : SCREWED
18. Lie : UNTRUTH
19. Chance occurrences : HAPS
20. Sister in "Sisters" : ALEX
22. Signal in a courtroom : GAVEL
23. 48-Down, in poetry : OPE
24. First name in exploration : AMERIGO
26. "___ tu" : ERI
27. Commit : PERPETRATE
29. Portuguese India territory : GOA
30. Partition : SEVER
31. Faience glaze ingredient : TIN
32. A bundle : TONS
33. Long time : AEONS
36. Point at a shoe store : CLEAT
38. [I'm scared!] : GULP
40. Bee: Prefix : API
42. Muffler : SCARF
45. Atlantis was one: Abbr. : ISL
46. Offensive : DISGUSTFUL
49. Bigger than med. : LGE
50. U.S. Army landing point, 9/9/43 : SALERNO
51. It comes in strands : RNA
52. Free silver champion : BRYAN
54. Sheepherding locales : LEAS
55. Shrivel : WILT
56. Viceroyalty that included Argentina : LAPLATA
58. Eye : STAREAT
60. Adjective for some lens cleaners : ANTIFOG
61. Thick cornmeal mush : POLENTA
62. Act : STATUTE
63. Stretcher at the gym : SPANDEX
1. Men staying on one color : BISHOPS
2. Indiana Jones, often : ESCAPEE
3. 1968 #1 hit : HARPERVALLEYPTA
4. Time of the month : IDES
5. Cousin of "Well..." : NOW
6. Imagined : DREAMT
7. ___'s Wells (renowned London theater) : SADLER
8. Like most aluminum ore : BAUXITIC
9. Beverage server : URN
10. Beginning, informally : GITGO
11. Jerusalem visitor from the Persian court : EZRA
12. 1971 #1 hit : YOUVEGOTAFRIEND
13. Begin as an adventure : ENTERON
14. Showy flowers : DAHLIAS
21. Was, in Latin : ERAT
24. ___ Flite (bicycle brand) : AERO
25. Robt. E. Lee, e.g. : GENL
28. Budding twitter : PEEP
32. Peacekeeping skill : TACT
34. Zippo : NADA
35. Result of a kitchen accident : SPILLAGE
37. U.S. brand retired in 1972 : ESSO
38. Adventurer of 18th-century French literature : GILBLAS
39. Commander at Shiloh : USGRANT
41. "Aha!" : ISEE
43. Go over : RUNLATE
44. 1996 campaign issue : FLATTAX
47. Savvies : GRASPS
48. Clear : UNSTOP
50. Bollix : SNAFU
53. Made it to the ground : ALIT
55. Astronomer-turned-architect : WREN
57. Little one : TOT
59. ___ broche (cooking style) : ALA

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