Rita Hayworth, “Gilda” 1946
Friday, July 24, 2015
Puzzle by Patrick Berry / Edited by Will Shortz
Of interest — ALLAH (34A. Deity with 99 names); ANTI-NOVEL (52A. Literary term popularized by Sartre); FALSE TEETH (12D. Wood choppers of old); GHOST TOWN (32D. Nobody’s home); GILDA (23A. Rita Hayworth film briefly featured n “The Shawshank Redemption“); HIT OR MISS (19A. Wildly uneven); ILLITERATE (13D. “X” signer); I’M SO SORRY (4D. “My deepest condolences”); INSIDE MAN (1A. Helper in a heist); LOBSTER and PINE NUT (37D. Bisque bit; 38D. Biscotto bit); NEW MEXICO (15A. U.S. state with the oldest capital city); ONE AND ONLY (24D. Perfect match); SKELETONS (46A. Dancers in danse macabre imagery); SWEET-N-LOW (56A. Product in pink packets); TEAR-GASSED (25D. Put down, in a way, as a group of rioters).
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