New York Times, Monday, September 8, 1997

Author: Robert Goldberg
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert Goldberg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Goldberg. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. One of the Three B's of classical music : BACH
5. Milkshake conduit : STRAW
10. Church recess : APSE
14. Field measure : ACRE
15. Nile capital : CAIRO
16. Close, as an envelope : SEAL
17. "Horse Feathers" stars : THEMARXBROTHERS
20. Put in stitches : SEW
21. Orders to plow horses : GEES
22. Eagle's nest : AERIE
23. Pencil's innards : LEAD
24. New York nine : METS
26. Eastern philosophy : TAOISM
29. Scandalous gossip : DIRT
30. Getty product : GAS
33. Broadcasts : AIRS
34. Larger than quarto : FOLIO
35. 9-to-5 grind : RUT
36. Genre of 17- and 56-Across : SLAPSTICKCOMEDY
40. Vietnamese holiday : TET
41. Picnic places : PARKS
42. First murder victim : ABEL
43. Gawk at : EYE
44. Prevaricates : LIES
45. Placid : SERENE
47. Hairless : BALD
48. Stocking flaws : RUNS
49. West Indies, e.g. : ISLES
52. Connect, as girders : WELD
53. Where: Lat. : UBI
56. "The Outlaws Is Coming" stars : THETHREESTOOGES
60. Jacket : COAT
61. Hot coal : EMBER
62. Escape battle : FLEE
63. "___ springs eternal" : HOPE
64. Like many attics : DUSTY
65. Classify, as blood : TYPE
1. Cave dwellers : BATS
2. Feel sore : ACHE
3. Rowing sport : CREW
4. Skirt's edge : HEM
5. Reaction on a roller coaster : SCREAM
6. Burdened : TAXED
7. Barbecued dish slathered with sauce : RIBS
8. Flightboard abbr. : ARR
9. Court : WOO
10. Cigar residue : ASHES
11. Equal : PEER
12. Indian dress : SARI
13. "What ___ is new?" : ELSE
18. Long, long time : AGES
19. Skin art : TATTOO
23. Speech problem : LISP
24. Dairy products : MILKS
25. Newsman Sevareid : ERIC
26. Flavor : TASTE
27. Choreographer Alvin : AILEY
28. Declaim : ORATE
29. Links with a space station : DOCKS
30. Diving bird : GREBE
31. Poet W. H. ___ : AUDEN
32. Flair : STYLE
34. Out of a job : FIRED
37. Quite a display : SPLASH
38. Mermaid feature : TAIL
39. Pathfinder's locale : MARS
45. Torrid : SULTRY
46. Inner: Prefix : ENDO
47. Divine Miss M : BETTE
48. Stopwatch button : RESET
49. Compulsive desire : ITCH
50. "Begone!" : SHOO
51. Quantum ___ : LEAP
52. Insect snares : WEBS
53. Hideous : UGLY
54. Pager sound : BEEP
55. Expression of understanding : ISEE
57. Claret color : RED
58. Ostrich kin : EMU
59. Frequently : OFT

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