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New York Times, Saturday, April 5, 1997

Author:
Rand H. Burns
Editor:
Will Shortz
Classic 1928 musical set in London, with "The"
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Rand H. Burns

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 4 Grid has supersymmetry. This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Burns. Saturday freshness: 63%
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© 1997, The New York Times4/5/97 ( No. 17,315 )
Across
1
Baby bateleur : EAGLET
7
Stare : GOGGLE
13
Andiron : FIREDOG
15
Power structure : APPARAT
16
"The People vs. Larry Flynt" subject : FREEDOMOFSPEECH
18
File : EMERY
19
Uganda's Amin : IDI
20
Schedule : SLATE
21
Khakis : TANS
22
Show respect, in a way : KNEEL
24
Suffix with old : STER
25
City near Arnhem : EDE
26
Like fingerprints : WHORLED
28
KLM competitor : SAS
29
Overdue sum : ARREAR
31
Labyrinthine : DAEDAL
33
Stunted : PUNY
34
Do perfectly : NAIL
35
Actor Patinkin and others : MANDYS
37
Strike : DELETE
39
Yellow Pages listings: Abbr. : COS
40
Military trench diggers : SAPPERS
42
Grp. into genealogy : DAR
44
Morning's start, in old Rome? : ANTE
46
1960-61 A.L. M.V.P. : MARIS
47
Brick maker : LEGO
48
It may produce Donner und Blitz : STURM
50
Minor player : COG
51
Busybodies' probes : NOSES
52
Classic 1928 musical set in London, with "The" : THREEPENNYOPERA
55
College goer : ELECTOR
56
More draconian : SEVERER
57
Principles of game play : SYSTEM
58
Napoleon, e.g. : PASTRY
Down
1
Sissified : EFFETE
2
Large fleet of planes : AIRMADA
3
Wanderer's goal : GREENERPASTURES
4
Unfriendly looks : LEERS
5
Vortex : EDDY
6
Moreover : TOO
7
Front-line M.D.'s : GPS
8
Antonyms: Abbr. : OPPS
9
Highlanders : GAELS
10
Iranian expanse : GREATSALTDESERT
11
Milky : LACTEAL
12
Some anesthetics : ETHERS
14
Key of Mozart's Symphony No. 25 : GMINOR
15
Off the mark : AFIELD
17
___-Spree Canal : ODER
22
Epithet meaning tentmaker : KHAYYAM
23
Near ringers : LEANERS
26
Proceeds : WENDS
27
Haggles : DEALS
30
Bolt : RUN
32
Fade out : DIE
35
Seventeen, e.g. : MONTHLY
36
Gizmo that holds things apart : SPACER
37
Condescends : DEIGNS
38
More gung-ho : EAGERER
39
Rigid social strata : CASTES
41
Linguistic stand-in: Abbr. : PRON
43
Iterated prayers : ROSARY
45
Right, in a way : ERECT
47
Runs : LOPES
49
Allot : METE
51
Astronomical sighting : NOVA
53
Relative of a peke : POM
54
"Uh-huh" : YEP

Answer summary:
2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Modern Era but used previously.

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