New York Times, Thursday, August 28, 1997

Author: Shannon Burns
Editor: Will Shortz
Shannon Burns
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31 Missing: {BJQVX} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Harper on the bookshelf : LEE
4. Procrastinator's time of action : LASTMINUTE
14. Trouble : AIL
15. Some Pythagoreans : ASTRONOMERS
17. Certain ed. of the Bible : STD
18. Festive : CHRISTMASSY
19. Midgard serpent's slayer : THOR
21. Cafeteria-goers : EATERS
22. Salt : TAR
23. "If I ___ Rich Man" : WEREA
25. It comes easily to hand : YOYO
26. Abominable Snowman : YETI
27. Rigorous tests : ORALS
28. Advantages : INS
29. Gibbons on TV : LEEZA
30. Roscoe : ROD
31. Georgia ___ : PINE
33. ___ de mer : MAL
34. Going on and on and... : DRONING
36. Jack and Jill's burden : PAILFUL
40. Annoy : IRK
41. Put out : IRED
42. Taking after : ALA
43. Candied : GLACE
46. 1969 Three Dog Night hit : ONE
47. Is not on the level : TILTS
49. Genre of 46-Across : ROCK
50. Slays, in slang : OFFS
51. Beginning : ONSET
52. "Lady ___ Train" (1945 film) : ONA
53. Cream puff : ECLAIR
55. "Coming Home" co-star : DERN
56. Sneaky : UNDERHANDED
59. Member of the familia : TIA
60. They may make you feel 18-Across : POINSETTIAS
61. Mr. Cat : TOM
62. Desperate strategy : LASTRESORT
63. Stuff of mine : ORE
1. Definitive statement : LASTWORD
2. "Take your choice" : EITHEROR
3. Pizarro's quest : ELDORADO
4. Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
5. Gentleman of the court : ASHE
6. In need of repentance : STRAYING
7. Musical interval : TRITONE
8. Saunters : MOSEYS
9. Prologue : INTRO
10. Annuaire listings : NOMS
11. Actress Thurman : UMA
12. Guinea pig, in a way : TESTEE
13. Synthetic : ERSATZ
16. Site of ancient Palmyra : SYRIA
20. Luth. teaching, e.g. : REL
24. Yearn : ASPIRE
26. Cry out loud : YELL
29. Docked : LAIDTO
32. Publicity : INK
33. West of Hollywood : MAE
35. Shaving wound : NICK
36. 1988 Connery film, with "The" : PRESIDIO
37. Unnatural high : FALSETTO
38. Intentionally concealed : ULTERIOR
39. 1-Across or 55-Across, e.g. : LASTNAME
41. Babies : INFANTS
43. Get together : GROUP
44. 1970's Cambodian leader : LONNOL
45. ___ National Park, Maine : ACADIA
46. Recently : OFLATE
48. Perot follower: Abbr. : IND
50. Yellowish : OCHER
53. Formerly, formerly : ERST
54. Caboose, figuratively : REAR
57. Print measures : ENS
58. August hrs. : DST

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