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New York Times, Saturday, January 4, 1997

Black Michael's castle, in book and film

Author:
M. W. Perry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael W. Perry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Perry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times1/4/97 ( No. 17,224 )
Across
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Handle : DOORKNOB
9
Coach : ADVISE
15
"Taltos" writer : ANNERICE
16
Page identifier : FOOTER
17
Screens : LATTICES
18
Dressy attire : TUXEDO
19
Baseball figure : ERA
20
Egg cream additive : SELTZER
22
Harvey Kurtzman was its first editor : MAD
23
Nostalgic time : YORE
25
"Today" forecaster : ROKER
26
Issuer of a famous report : HITE
27
Rifle strap : SLING
29
Heavenly body? : TEN
30
Some ancient mosaic designs : MAZES
31
Financier's business : LOANS
33
"Devices and Desires" author : PDJAMES
35
Preserves : MAINTAINS
37
Hillary's aides : SHERPAS
39
Power source : MOTOR
42
Carapace : SHELL
43
"Caroline in the City" character : DEL
45
Freshen : RENEW
47
Performas and PowerBooks : MACS
48
Cut up : DICED
50
Lahore's river : RAVI
51
Like the mot juste : APT
52
Cult director Abel : FERRARA
54
Minute : WEE
55
Scanner : READER
57
"Married...With Children" co-star : EDONEILL
59
Deep dish : TUREEN
60
Fiddled (with) : TINKERED
61
100 and 400, to a photographer : SPEEDS
62
Gym locker items : SNEAKERS
Down
1
Chicago political family : DALEYS
2
Hot : ONAROLL
3
London's location : ONTARIO
4
No longer in the U.S.N. : RET
5
Barbra's 1976 co-star : KRIS
6
More subtle : NICER
7
Spotted wildcat : OCELOT
8
Family skeletons, e.g. : BESTKEPTSECRETS
9
Following : AFTER
10
Gloomy : DOUR
11
___ pop. : VOX
12
Run down : ITEMIZE
13
Puts under : SEDATES
14
Undergoes nivation : ERODES
21
Black Michael's castle, in book and film : ZENDA
24
Japan and others : ENAMELS
26
Treadwheel operator : HAMSTER
28
Twist : GNARL
30
Where the lord dwells : MANOR
32
Nurse : SIP
34
"Lord ___" : JIM
36
Depths : NADIR
37
Develop : SHAPEUP
38
Sizable amount of land : HECTARE
40
Site of a 1990 film "Bird" : ONAWIRE
41
Party animal : REVELER
42
Savvy : SMARTS
44
Start of a segue : LEADIN
46
Exercises : WIELDS
48
Actors Bruce and Laura : DERNS
49
Queen's mate : DRONE
52
Network transmission : FEED
53
Singer who appeared in "The Longest Day" : ANKA
56
Aberdeen's river : DEE
58
Cousin of "Yikes!" : EEK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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