New York Times, Thursday, January 10, 2002

Author: Alex Vaughn
Editor: Will Shortz
Alex Vaughn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JV} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Vaughn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. It may follow U : HAUL
5. Leather, essentially : HIDE
9. Scales up? : LIBRA
14. Year in dates : ANNO
15. Lepton's locale : ATOM
16. Wind section : OBOES
17. Historical zenith : GOLDENAGE
19. Puppy protests : YELPS
20. Barely hit : GRAZED
21. What "there's gonna be," in a "Funny Lady" song : GREATDAY
23. Body of eau : LAC
24. Warriors' grp. : NBA
26. "Purty" one : GAL
27. Cone source : FIR
28. Stretches, with "out" : EKES
30. Tattered Tom's creator : ALGER
32. Legal scholar Guinier : LANI
33. Dragon puppet : OLLIE
35. Rulings : DICTA
36. What people in relationships need together ... or this puzzle's title : QUALITYTIME
39. Spring : BOUND
41. Cat's comment of understanding : IMHIP
42. Geraint's wife : ENID
43. React to a really bad pun : WINCE
45. Smelter stuff : SLAG
49. Big Apple ave. : LEX
50. Hottie's asset : BOD
51. On target : APT
53. Word before long or now : ERE
54. Big Akron employer : GOODYEAR
57. Like some patches : IRONON
59. Giant in chips : INTEL
60. Bar promotion : HAPPYHOUR
62. City on the Mohawk : UTICA
63. Shrek, for one : OGRE
64. Highlander's tongue : ERSE
65. Avian chatterbox : MACAW
66. Plaintiff : SUER
67. Detached ends? : DEES
1. Wrangle : HAGGLE
2. Arctic cover-up : ANORAK
3. Loosen, in a way : UNLACE
4. Polish birthplace of Arthur Rubinstein : LODZ
5. Off-the-wall pastime? : HANDBALL
6. Spanish female suffix : ITA
7. Rapper Snoop ___ : DOGG
8. Come forward : EMERGE
9. Not running : LOYAL
10. Skeptic's remark : IBET
11. Dark characters? : BOLDFACE
12. Brighten up, maybe : REPAINT
13. Semiramis's domain : ASSYRIA
18. Sundown, in sonnets : EEN
22. A hoop may hang from it : EAR
25. Et ___ : ALII
29. Ping or pong : SOUND
31. Be admitted : GETIN
32. Barely gets (along) : LIMPS
34. Cub scout, say : LAD
35. Sixth-century date : DII
36. Hardly practical : QUIXOTIC
37. Pool provider, often : YMCA
38. Proverbial payee : THEPIPER
39. King Albert II's land : BELGIUM
40. City on the Susquehanna : ONEONTA
43. Trouble : WOE
44. Some spuds : IDAHOS
46. 1831 Poe poem : LENORE
47. Work up : AROUSE
48. Sci-fi and mystery : GENRES
50. Bit of internal governance : BYLAW
52. Tax : TRY
55. Numerical prefix : DECA
56. It has 11 "Robusto!" flavors : RAGU
58. Expressed surprise : OHED
61. Affix with fix : PRE

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