New York Times, Tuesday, January 28, 2003

Author: Christina Houlihan
Editor: Will Shortz
Christina Houlihan Kelly
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KQ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Kelly. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Speak off the cuff : ADLIB
6. ___ of Commons : HOUSE
11. Govt. property overseer : GSA
14. Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
15. ___ salts : EPSOM
16. Shoemaker's tool : AWL
17. Court filings : LEGALBRIEFS
19. Microwave, slangily : ZAP
20. "... ___ shall die" : ORI
21. Deprived : BEREFT
22. It may be cut in a studio : DEMO
23. Ice down again : RECOOL
25. ___ Reader (magazine) : UTNE
27. Some ugly ducklings, so to speak : LATEBLOOMERS
33. Scottish hillside : BRAE
36. Mme., in Madrid : SRA
37. Fear : PHOBIA
38. Spirits : AURAS
40. Picnic crasher : ANT
42. End of many a college major : OLOGY
43. Jobs of limited duration : STINTS
45. Big part of a dinosaur skeleton : JAW
47. "Much" preceder : INAS
48. Some athletes in training : SHADOWBOXERS
51. Fencing need : EPEE
52. "Stop acting up!" : BEHAVE
56. "Roseanne" star : BARR
59. Short compositions : ETUDES
62. By way of : VIA
63. Eggs, in bio labs : OVA
64. Common sight after a burglary : OPENDRAWERS
66. Clearasil target : ZIT
67. "As You Like It" woman : CELIA
68. Like a sumo wrestler : LARGE
69. "___ on a Grecian Urn" : ODE
70. "Yum!" : TASTY
71. Commend highly : EXTOL
1. ___ nothing : ALLOR
2. Big name in tractors : DEERE
3. Computer programmer's need : LOGIC
4. "___ New York minute" : INA
5. Sighter of the Pacific Ocean, 1513 : BALBOA
6. München "sir" : HERR
7. Mayberry boy : OPIE
8. Beneficial : USEFUL
9. Convertible type : SOFTTOP
10. CPR pros : EMS
11. Surveyor's look : GAZE
12. Did one-third of a triathlon : SWAM
13. Gravy Train competitor : ALPO
18. Passenger safety items : BELTS
22. Total : DEMOLISH
24. Ornamental shrub : OLEANDER
26. Neighborhood that overlaps part of Greenwich Village : NOHO
28. Time in history : ERA
29. What a plucker may pluck : BANJO
30. Black, to poets : EBON
31. Baltic capital : RIGA
32. "___ who?" : SAYS
33. Low pitch? : BASS
34. Baby ___ : RUTH
35. Song for Sills : ARIA
39. "Enough!" : STOP
41. Duty : TAX
44. Popeye's son : SWEEPEA
46. Artist Max : WEBER
49. Asian nut-bearing palms : BETELS
50. Antique dealer's transaction : RESALE
53. Turn away : AVERT
54. Sign of late summer : VIRGO
55. Stand for something? : EASEL
56. Popular clown : BOZO
57. Eager : AVID
58. Appraise : RATE
60. Military group : UNIT
61. 6/6/1944 : DDAY
64. Sept. follower : OCT
65. Wane's partner : WAX

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