New York Times, Saturday, September 10, 2005

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 114 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Blood: Prefix : HEMA
5. Cynical comment : IBET
9. Flank : ABUT
13. Popular whitener : TOPOL
14. Melba, e.g. : DAME
15. Singer at the Live Aid concert : BONO
16. Symbols of innocence : WHITEROSES
18. Auto pioneer Adam : OPEL
19. Those who prefer suspense? : POSTPONERS
20. ___ provençale : VEAL
21. Passed quickly : SHOTBY
22. Candy manufacturer Harry : REESE
23. It's nonsense : SCAT
26. 1988 buyer of Motown Records : MCA
27. Like Mars nowadays : MAPPED
28. Uniform part : HAT
29. Old riddle: "What did Delaware?" Answer: "I don't know, but ___" : ALASKA
31. Event that didn't happen : ONENINENINEFOURWORLDSERIES
38. Sharp : SHREWD
39. Shellac finish : CEE
40. Old English entertainment : MASQUE
43. 1910's French avant-gardist : ARP
45. Big shot : BELT
46. Carry on : ACTUP
47. Fictional miner with heavy eyelids : SLEEPY
49. 1979 Fleetwood Mac hit : SARA
50. Writer, slangily : INKSLINGER
54. Pervasive quality : ODOR
55. Hunters' decoys : MOOSECALLS
56. Winged goddess : NIKE
57. Wolf : ROUE
58. Not to be missed : AMUST
59. Pit : SEED
60. Suffix with super : ETTE
61. Mortal Kombat maker : SEGA
1. Seasonal greeting : HOHO
2. Christian denom. : EPIS
3. N.Y.C. thoroughfare in the Rodgers and Hart song "Manhattan" : MOTTST
4. Beth's predecessor : ALEPH
5. "No opinion" : IDONTCARE
6. Why 31-Across didn't happen : BASEBALLWALKOUT
7. Tip reducer : EMERY
8. "Working Girl" girl : TESS
9. At a premium : ABOVEPAR
10. One working with a crook : BOPEEP
11. Edginess : UNEASE
12. Struck : TOLLED
13. Local govt. unit : TWP
17. Study, say : ROOM
22. Wolf : RAKE
23. Glittered : SHONE
24. A pearly white : CANINE
25. When some stores open : ATNINE
27. Publisher's pile: Abbr. : MSS
30. Letter opener : ADDRESSEE
32. 16 : FOURSQUARED
33. Beat, and how! : WHUP
34. Swedish coin : ORE
35. Put away : ICE
36. Creature with many sharp teeth : EEL
37. Put down : SET
40. Some fraternity members : MASONS
41. Settlement in le Nouveau Monde : ACADIE
42. Butterfly, e.g. : STROKE
44. Sports hero who wore #10 : PELE
45. Specifically : BYNAME
47. Supercilious one : SNOOT
48. Characters of a certain type : PICAS
50. 2002 Literature Nobelist Kertész : IMRE
51. Drain sound : GLUG
52. Supermodel Benitez : ELSA
53. 18 through 20, in a run : RST

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