08.10.13 — Sum and Substance

Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid
Front cover design, 20th Anniversary Edition


Saturday, August 10, 2013

Puzzle by Chris A. McLothlin / Edited by Will Shortz

Seven 15-letter answers constitutes the main feature of this Saturday crossword:

GÖDEL ESCHER BACH (1A. Title trio of a 1980 Pulitzer winner)
PRIVATE AUDIENCE (16A. One-on-one with a big shot)
ONE SECOND PLEASE (49A. Moment’s notice?)
STATE ASSISTANCE (57A. Some government checks)
CAUGHT A FEW WINKS (8D. Grabbed some sack time)

Other Across 19. “Just what I need”, GREAT; 20. Stamp purchases, PANES; 31. “ … we’ll TAK a cup o’ kindness …”: Burns; 33. Quail, CRINGE; 39. “SO A wise guy, eh?”.

Down 5. Dangerous things to weave on, LANES; 10. Vehicular bomb?, EDSEL; 12. Looking ecstatic, BEATIFIC; 20. Home of Sanssouci Palace, POTSDAM; 21. Wind River Reservation native, ARAPAHO; 22. Hiawatha’s grandmother in “The Song of Hiawatha”, NOKOMIS; 26. Lab growth need, DOG FOOD; 27. Designer STEFANO Gabbana; 29. Stamp purchase, BOOK; 35. Univ. in Manhattan, KANSAS ST; 41. 100 bits?, ZEROES.


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