New York Times, Saturday, September 27, 1997

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Founder of the Austro-Hungarian empire : FRANZJOSEFI
12. Agosto, for one : MES
15. They're of no minor concern : LIQUORSALES
16. Prefix with biology : EXO
17. Elmer Gantry and others : EVANGELISTS
18. Comics diminutive : LIL
19. The Gray, informally : REBS
20. Get one's points across? : WIN
21. Islamic architectural feature : CUPOLA
23. Getting-off point: Abbr. : STA
24. Four gills : PINT
25. Gaucho : HERDER
26. Dog holder : BUN
27. Oktoberfest entertainment : LIEDER
29. Keep : STRONGHOLD
33. Place for a lecture : DAIS
36. "Hee Haw" co-host, 1969-86 : OWENS
37. Relative of the guillemot : AUK
38. White lion of old cartoons : KIMBA
39. Former Senate leader : DOLE
40. Geneva Convention concern : PRISONCAMP
42. Neckwear : ASCOTS
44. It's revealed when the chips are down : BET
45. Prize : ESTEEM
47. Gust : BLOW
49. Gretzky, nine times: Abbr. : MVP
52. Point of success : THETOP
53. Ring to wear : LEI
54. Hide : VEIL
55. Conned : HAD
56. Asked if one would : REQUESTEDTO
59. Craft : ART
60. Milton Friedman follower : LIBERTARIAN
61. Newcomer, briefly : NEO
62. Best Actress of 1980 : SISSYSPACEK
1. French town near Alençon : FLERS
2. Enrapture : RIVET
3. Jordan's only port : AQABA
4. "The ___ Story" (Audrey Hepburn movie) : NUNS
5. Last king of Albania : ZOG
6. 80's TV villain : JREWING
7. K. T. of country music : OSLIN
8. Brett Hull and teammates : SAINTLOUISBLUES
9. Disappearing transports : ELS
10. Got the stick, maybe : FETCHED
11. Gave out : ISSUED
12. Ham production? : MELODRAMA
13. Shah, once : EXILE
14. Kind of panel : SOLAR
22. Guess : PREDICT
24. Groucho Marx specialties : PUNS
26. Folk medicine plant : BONESET
28. Genres : ILKS
29. Ground cover : SOD
30. Brace : TWO
31. Sharing blood with : RELATEDTO
32. "Where or When" lyricist : HART
34. Noted blue chip : IBM
35. Dummy : SAP
38. Didn't guess : KNEW
40. Title location of an 1834 Bulwer-Lytton novel : POMPEII
41. Orchestra trio : OBOISTS
43. Anglo-Saxon freemen : CEORLS
45. "Blue River" author Canin : ETHAN
46. Lot : SHARE
48. Circumspect : LEERY
49. Lifesaver, of a sort : MEDIC
50. Aqua ___ : VITAE
51. Cheap wine, in Britain : PLONK
54. Norm's wife on "Cheers" : VERA
57. Montana and others: Abbr. : QBS
58. It bugs people on the phone : TAP

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