New York Times, Saturday, September 30, 1995

Author: Bryant White
Editor: Will Shortz
Bryant White
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44 Missing: {JKQV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: The three wise men, one of the seven seas, and the sixties.
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Across Down
1. Slug, e.g. : GASTROPOD
10. Tom Stoppard, by birth : CZECH
15. Urania’s domain : ASTRONOMY
16. Light, purplish blue : AZURE
17. Magi? : THEYYYMEN
18. First name in the Senate : STROM
19. “Don’t Bring Me Down” rock grp. : ELO
20. Spanish city from which sherry takes it name : XERES
22. “So sorry!” : OOPS
23. Compass : RANGE
25. Strike caller : UMP
27. Sugar suffix : OSE
29. It has Bulls but no Bears : NBA
30. Paris’s ____ La Fayette : RUE
33. Offbeat : ODD
35. Ticket to ride : TRAINPASS
38. Arctic or Indian, e.g.? : ONEOFTHECCCCCCC
41. Briefs : UNDERWEAR
42. Resulting good : USE
43. In medias _____ : RES
44. It can be electric : EEL
45. Molding profile : ESS
47. Kind of bath : DYE
48. Place to catch one’s breath? : COMMA
52. It might accompany a hero : SLAW
55. Italian poet Torquato _____ : TASSO
59. Part of a salt crystal : ION
60. Immediately : TODAY
62. When flower children bloomed? : THETTTTTT
65. Legend maker : ACURA
66. Game-winning cry : TICTACTOE
67. Misappropriation : THEFT
68. Responsive choir singing : ANTIPHONY
1. Heater : GAT
2. One of the 12 tribes of Israel : ASHER
3. Burial stone : STELA
4. Use a dressing room : TRYON
5. 1986 and 1993 Smythe Trophy winner : ROY
6. They may make cameo appearances : ONYXES
7. Fleshy fruit : POME
8. One-tenth of an ephah : OMER
9. Force unit : DYNE
10. French circumstance : CAS
11. Rock group with the hit “Legs” : ZZTOP
12. Kind of bond : EURO
13. Trim : CROP
14. Edges : HEMS
21. Former Philippine base _____ Bay : SUBIC
24. 1936 William Powell title role : GODFREY
26. F.B.I. agent of recent TV : MANCUSO
28. Lucy’s cohort : ETHEL
29. Button material : NACRE
30. Run : RACE
31. Pac 10 team : USC
32. Computer key : ESC
33. Multivolume refs. : OEDS
34. Hind : DOE
36. New Deal prog. : REA
37. Tandy products : PCS
38. Not their : OUR
39. Wind dir. : NNE
40. Nestling’s call : TWEET
46. Operatic baritone Antonio : SCOTTI
47. Tower over : DWARF
49. Gymnast Gaylord : MITCH
50. Byword : MOTTO
51. Composer Bruckner : ANTON
52. Surgeon’s cry : STAT
53. Large pond : LOCH
54. Musical direction : ADUE
56. Boy or girl preceder : ATTA
57. Climb a pole : SHIN
58. Denomination : SECT
61. Sun _____ sen : YAT
63. Select : TAP
64. “A Shilling for Candles” author : TEY

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