07.11.15 — The Saturday Crossword

Cast in the musical “Hair”
at the Biltmore Theater, NYC, 1967


Saturday, July 11, 2015

Puzzle by Joe DiPietro / Edited by Will Shortz

Of interest — CANDIDE (1D. Source of the line “If this is the best of all possible worlds, what are the others); COUGH DROP (48A. Hacker’s aid); DID SQUAT (62A. Had zero effect); ENROL (5D. Put on a list); GAS METER (67A. Monthly reading); I’M NOT SO SURE (52A. “Hmm, let me think about that”); LOST DOG (43D. Subject of many a neighborhood poster); MARENGO (14D. Served with a sauce of mushrooms, tomatoes, olives, oil and wine); MICE, PURINA, TUNA CAN (35A. Game for cats; 50D. Fancy Feast company; 41D. Item in many a cat owner’s pantry); NBA DRAFT (17A. Jordan was part of t in 1984); NEXXUS (44A. Alternative to Pantene); OMEGA (20A. 1970s-‘80s Olds); SERENA (16A. Star close to Venus); TITLE SONG (29A. “Hair,“ for example); X AMOUNT (45D. Unspecified quantity).


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Puzzle available on the internet at
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