New York Times, Saturday, January 12, 2008

Author: Frederick J. Healy
Editor: Will Shortz
Frederick J. Healy
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQUXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Healy. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Energize : KICKSTART
10. Food fight noise : SPLAT
15. "Tom Jones" beat it for Best Picture of 1963 : CLEOPATRA
16. Singer Bryson : PEABO
17. Cocky competitors might take them on : ALLCOMERS
18. Star Steeler Stautner : ERNIE
19. Sends off again : RESHIPS
20. Beards : DEFIES
21. Not do anything about : LETSLIDE
24. Basketmaker? : SCORER
28. Touristy resort borough SE of Scranton, Pa. : MTPOCONO
32. Christmas story bad guy : HEROD
33. Record holder : REGISTRAR
34. Writer of a five-volume Henry James biography : EDEL
35. Curling setting : SALON
36. Young 'uns : TADS
37. Much unscripted fare : REALITYTV
39. High hideaway : AERIE
40. Acquisition before becoming a resident : MDDEGREE
41. Comparatively close : ASNEAR
42. Fits behind the wheel? : ROADRAGE
44. 1984 Cyndi Lauper hit : SHEBOP
47. House style : CAPECOD
52. Middle Eastern dish : PILAF
53. Recording session starter : FIRSTTAKE
55. Stampless I.R.S. submission : EFILE
56. Sultana-stuffed treat : RAISINPIE
57. Exercise : WIELD
58. Showed : INDICATED
1. Plymouth Reliant, for one : KCAR
2. River at Rennes : ILLE
3. Frames a collector might frame : CELS
4. "Citizen ___" (1992 autobiography) : KOCH
5. Having turned : SPOILED
6. Monkey : TAMPER
7. Historically significant trial : ATEST
8. Elementary school trio? : RRR
9. Univ. helpers : TAS
10. Small trunks : SPEEDOS
11. Achievement by 30-Down that had been previously unattained : PERFECTTEN
12. Legal scholar Guinier : LANI
13. Rose's beau on Broadway : ABIE
14. Web sites? : TOES
20. Take a bit of one's savings, say : DIPIN
22. Place of refinement : SMELTER
23. State second: Abbr. : LTGOV
24. Col. Potter on "M*A*S*H," to pals : SHERM
25. Turned over : CEDED
26. Mountain nymph : OREAD
27. Title sport in a 1975 James Caan film : ROLLERBALL
29. "Laborare est ___" ("to work is to pray") : ORARE
30. Big name at the 1976 Olympics : NADIA
31. 1987 world figure skating champion : ORSER
33. Having spokes : RAYED
35. Leave in difficulty : STRAP
38. Acknowledgment on a slip : IGOOFED
39. Sterile : ASEPTIC
41. 1994 U.S. Open winner : AGASSI
43. Sharp : ACRID
44. Shoot out : SPEW
45. Record holder : HIFI
46. Designer Saab : ELIE
48. View from Catania : ETNA
49. Hands are under one: Abbr. : CAPT
50. Steinbeck figure : OKIE
51. Title : DEED
53. Many workers look forward to it: Abbr. : FRI
54. Golfer Woosnam : IAN

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