New York Times, Saturday, September 5, 2015

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QVWXZ} This is puzzle # 76 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Byron Walden notes: This puzzle started out with BOBBY RIGGS. I trust that a lot of solvers will look at the clue and wonder how it could be someone ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Byron puts on a show today, giving us a huge number of long entries — 26 slots that are 7+ letters long. So much potential for ... more
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© 2015, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Book whose last line is "Ask me tomorrow but not today" : HOPONPOP
9. Non-primates with remarkably humanlike fingerprints : KOALAS
15. Springsteen hit between "Born in the U.S.A." and "Glory Days" : IMONFIRE
16. Pressing : URGENT
17. What boxers use to "shake hands" : FORELEGS
18. Sight that's not sound : MIRAGE
19. "Positively Entertaining" channel : ION
20. Black : JET
21. Bribe money : BOODLE
22. Mr. Right : IDEALMAN
25. North title: Abbr. : COL
26. Pool house? : BAPTISTERY
29. See 43-Down : COPY
30. Turgenev's birthplace : ORELRUSSIA
31. Funny ___ : HAHA
32. He played himself in "Broadway Danny Rose" and "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" : BERLE
33. With 47-Across, 1978 Covert Bailey best seller on exercise and diet : FITOR
34. "With ___ at the South Pole," first documentary to win an Oscar (for cinematography) : BYRD
35. Halted : PUTTOANEND
40. Vacillate : YOYO
41. Wrong numbers? : ERRORCODES
42. Virgin Islands export : RUM
43. Spiders and such, slangily : CREEPIES
44. Certain hash ingredients : IDAHOS
46. Datebook abbr. : MON
47. See 33-Across : FAT
50. What Beyoncé decided to do in 2002 : GOSOLO
51. Upstate New York tribe : ONONDAGA
54. Part of a sundial that casts a shadow : GNOMON
55. Guitar virtuoso whose name is an anagram of YO' RECORD : RYCOODER
56. Hidalgo honorific : SENORA
57. Requirement that hybrid cars may be exempted from : SMOGTEST
1. Place for a '55 45, say : HIFI
2. Classic novel whose title means "wanderer" : OMOO
3. Subject of a certain addiction : PORN
4. Word before and after "to," "on" or "for" : ONE
5. "The ___ Today" : NFL
6. Much-performed aria from Fauré's "Requiem" : PIEJESU
7. Almond syrups used in cocktails : ORGEATS
8. Grinders : PESTLES
9. Treacly spirit of unity : KUMBAYA
10. Sirius' master, in myth : ORION
11. Farm-related prefix : AGRO
12. Like some copper gutters : LEADCOATED
13. Like Grenada, but not Granada : ANGLOPHONE
14. Old Pittsburgh work areas : STEELYARDS
22. "That's O.K., I guess" : ITLLDO
23. Critical : DIRE
24. Open ___ : MRI
26. 1939 Wimbledon men's champion : BOBBYRIGGS
27. Response to a ranter : AREYOUDONE
28. Street boss? : PERRYMASON
29. Casual Friday option : CHINOS
33. Turn toward : FACE
35. Borat or Ali G, to Sacha Baron Cohen : PERSONA
36. Script ending : URE
37. Mercury poisoning symptoms : TREMORS
38. Place name : TOPONYM
39. Home to 15-foot-long crocodiles : ORINOCO
43. With 29-Across, pricier option at a print shop : COLOR
45. Our kind of people? : HOMO
47. Tapering hairdo : FADE
48. Seemingly forever : AGES
49. Biting : TART
52. Seasonal quaff : NOG
53. What's the point? : DOT

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