New York Times, Friday, October 31, 1997

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: none – this is a pangram Scrabble average: 1.92 This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Son of Noah : JAPHETH
8. Book sizes : OCTAVOS
15. Con artist : FLEECER
16. Upstart : PARVENU
17. Electric horns : KLAXONS
18. Camper : TRAILER
19. Actor Priestley et al. : JASONS
20. Frosted : RIMY
21. "Rin Tin Tin" shower : ABC
22. Bread and drink : RYES
23. Kings and queens, e.g. : PIECES
25. Pulitzer dramatist Akins : ZOE
26. Enduring : ETERNAL
28. ___ pura : AQUA
29. Kenyan president beginning 1978 : MOI
32. Cut loose : REVEL
33. Overwhelms : STUNS
34. Confessed : AVOWED
36. Prince Philip's birthplace : GREECE
37. Patron saint of France : DENIS
38. TV's George Jefferson, e.g. : BIGOT
41. O.E.D. ender : ZED
42. Thomas Moore's homeland : ERIN
43. How some are left : FORDEAD
45. Menu words : ALA
46. Rough ___ : RIDERS
47. City NW of Mascara : ORAN
51. Kicks : FUN
52. Census data : AGES
53. Elegant garden feature : GAZEBO
55. To such an extent : INSOFAR
57. Circus follower : MAXIMUS
58. Sovereignty, in Sussex : SCEPTRE
59. Struggle : AGONIZE
60. "No problem" : THATSOK
61. Chang, alternatively : YANGTZE
1. Celeb often seen in supermarket tabs : JFKJR
2. Put to rest : ALLAY
3. Porridge ingredient : PEASE
4. Simple sugar : HEXOSE
5. Budget subj. : ECON
6. Kid's present, perhaps : TENSPEED
7. "48___" : HRS
8. Re sight : OPTICAL
9. California artist's colony : CARMEL
10. Drive-in diner supplies : TRAYS
11. Bird: Prefix : AVI
12. "Las Meninas" painter : VELAZQUEZ
13. Tennis maximum : ONEBOUNCE
14. Discontinued : SURCEASED
20. Tennis's Lacoste : RENE
24. Sportscaster Cross : IRV
27. Spanish crowd? : TRES
28. Picnicked : ATE
29. Prepared the punch? : MADEAFIST
30. How some business deals are made : OVERLUNCH
31. View from Syracuse : IONIANSEA
33. Mlle. across the Pyrenees : SRTA
35. Game aim : WIN
36. Loses it : GOESGAGA
38. "Tommy Boy" co-star : BODEREK
39. Ticked states : IRES
40. Warsaw Pact member, initially : GDR
43. Mozart subject : FIGARO
44. Out : DOZING
46. A lot : RAFTS
48. Pardon : REMIT
49. Full of lively gossip : ABUZZ
50. Long time follower : NOSEE
54. Neuron part : AXON
56. Go one way or the other : OPT
57. Has a green light : MAY

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