Friday, January 9, 2015
Puzzle by Patrick Berry / Edited by Will Shortz
Of interest — BALM OF GILEAD (29A. Resin-yielding tree whose name comes from the Bible), CHEOPS (8A. The Great Pyramid was his tomb), ELMORE James, the so-called “King of the Slide Guitar”, FLOTSAM (1A. Refuse on the surface), HALF-VOLLEYED (21D. Made a speedy return), INEXPERT (17A. Amateurish), MIRROR MIRROR (7D. 1012 film adaptation of “Snow White”), PANIC BAR (32D. Emergency exit feature), SPACE INVADERS31A 1978 arcade classic from Japan), STARTER HOMES (33A. Inaugural addresses?), STATION HOUSES (15D. Law offices?), STORY OF ARC (31D. Thread in a series), ZABARS (45A. Famous Manhattan deli).
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THE NEW YORK TIMES — Crossword Puzzles and Games.