New York Times, Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Author: Gary Cee
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary Cee
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Cee. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Composer Kurt : WEILL
6. Basketball backboard attachment : HOOP
10. It's the truth : FACT
14. "Are not!" retort : AMTOO
15. Dame who's a hoot : EDNA
16. Jacob's twin : ESAU
17. View from the Oval Office : ROSEGARDEN
19. Madams' partners : SIRS
20. Grab ___ (eat on the run) : ABITE
21. Wrecks beyond repair : TOTALS
23. Stay-at-home ___ : DAD
25. Premium Scotch whiskey : CHIVASREGAL
28. Sportscaster Hershiser : OREL
30. Sip from a flask : NIP
31. Greeted the morning : AROSE
32. First-rate : CLASSA
35. Tandoori-baked bread : NAAN
37. Event featuring sports stars of yesteryear : OLDTIMERSGAME
42. Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
43. New York's ___ Square : HERALD
45. "Your 15 minutes of fame ___!" : AREUP
49. Litter box visitor : CAT
51. Sushi bar soup : MISO
52. Pastry sold at pizzerias : SAUSAGEROLL
56. Safety device eschewed by the Flying Wallendas : NET
57. Levels of society : STRATA
58. Like an unborn baby's position : FETAL
60. 10 C-notes : THOU
61. Make an abrupt change ... and a hint to this puzzle's theme : SHIFTGEARS
66. Passbook amts. : DEPS
67. Smooth, as the way : PAVE
68. Kovacs of early TV : ERNIE
69. Word after Bay or gray : AREA
70. Eyelid woe : STYE
71. Aid in pulling an all-nighter : NODOZ
1. It was hell, to Sherman : WAR
2. Punk rock subgenre : EMO
3. "You're on!" : ITSADEAL
4. Leopold's 1920s co-defendant : LOEB
5. Mr. Spock's forte : LOGIC
6. Found on this page : HEREIN
7. Like a "Ripley's Believe It or Not!" item : ODD
8. Cyclops eye count : ONE
9. Trousers : PANTS
10. Addams Family uncle : FESTER
11. Panini cheese : ASIAGO
12. France's Bruni-Sarkozy and others : CARLAS
13. Bit of a fight : TUSSLE
18. Greece's capital, in its airport code : ATH
22. Tropicana fruit : ORANGE
23. ___ Holliday : DOC
24. Folkie Guthrie : ARLO
26. Partner of oil : VINEGAR
27. On ___ with (equal to) : APAR
29. Drug sold on blotting paper : LSD
33. Visit while on the road, as a motel : STOPAT
34. Broadcast : AIR
36. ___ Wednesday : ASH
38. Prey for owls : MICE
39. Biceps' place : ARM
40. The rest of the U.S., to Hawaiians : MAINLAND
41. "You're something ___!" : ELSE
44. Preceder of com or org : DOT
45. #2 in a prosecutor's office: Abbr. : ASSTDA
46. Newsman Dan : RATHER
47. Chunnel's home : EUROPE
48. Patriotic chant : USAUSA
50. Chewy coating for an apple : TOFFEE
53. Says while choking : GASPS
54. Tennis do-over : LET
55. Three-star U.S. Army officer : LTGEN
59. Commercial prefix with "flot" : AERO
62. Busby or derby : HAT
63. Wall creeper : IVY
64. Ipanema's locale : RIO
65. "___ who?" : SEZ

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