New York Times, Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Author: Stu Ockman
Editor: Will Shortz
Stu Ockman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Ockman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Quick wit : ESPRIT
7. Billy of "Titanic" : ZANE
11. "Eternally nameless" Chinese principle : TAO
14. In harm's way : ATRISK
15. Ruler of Asgard : ODIN
16. Tool with a curved head : ADZ
17. 64-Across ingredient : TOOTHOFWOLF
19. "From my cold, dead hands!" sloganeer : NRA
20. "Elephant Boy" boy : SABU
21. 64-Across ingredient : SLIPSOFYEW
23. Bireme or trireme tool : OAR
25. "On the other hand ..." : YET
26. Andean wool source : LLAMA
27. Eve who wrote "The Vagina Monologues" : ENSLER
30. Commotion : ADO
31. Capt. Jean-___ Picard : LUC
32. Relax : EASEUP
36. "___ Ben Adhem" : ABOU
40. 64-Across ingredient : BLINDWORMSSTING
43. "Wait! There's more ..." : ALSO
44. Relax : LOOSEN
45. French seasoning : SEL
46. GPS display features: Abbr. : RDS
48. Strut one's stuff, say : SASHAY
50. Illinois senator who became president : OBAMA
53. Jacuzzi sigh : AAH
56. Muscle car in a 1964 song : GTO
57. 64-Across ingredient : LIZARDSLEG
60. Some calls to smokeys : APBS
63. Cousin ___ of '60s TV : ITT
64. "Macbeth" recipe : WITCHESBREW
66. Flock formation : VEE
67. Prefix with -logical : IDEO
68. Banned book of 1955 : LOLITA
69. PC key : ESC
70. "A Doll's House" wife : NORA
71. Playwright Bertolt : BRECHT
1. Snacks on : EATS
2. Greek colonnade : STOA
3. Notable nose : PROBOSCIS
4. Fraternity initiation, e.g. : RITUAL
5. Roughly: Suffix : ISH
6. Some referee calls, for short : TKOS
7. "Fantabulous!" : ZOWIE
8. Take up, as a cause : ADOPT
9. Zeros, in soccer : NILS
10. Wrap around : ENFOLD
11. Tucker who sang "Delta Dawn" : TANYA
12. Pertinent, in law : ADREM
13. Conductor Seiji : OZAWA
18. It may be embarrassing if it's open : FLY
22. Rose Parade entry : FLOAT
24. Bassoon part in two pieces : REED
27. Isle of exile : ELBA
28. Lacking value : NULL
29. Singer of 1976's "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine" : RAWLS
30. Church recesses : APSES
33. The Great Lakes' ___ Locks : SOO
34. Suffix with ranch : ERO
35. Stalling-for-time syllables : UMS
37. Seat of a Catholic official : BISHOPRIC
38. Draft-ready : ONEA
39. Hard on the eyes : UGLY
41. "Goodbye, ___ Jean ..." : NORMA
42. Grab onto : SNAG
47. Australian city named after a naturalist : DARWIN
49. Hospital condition : STABLE
50. Antipasto bit : OLIVE
51. What fishermen hope for : BITES
52. Member of an empire ruled by the Mexica : AZTEC
53. Cousin of a daisy : ASTER
54. Name in kitchen foil : ALCOA
55. Villain's chuckle : HEH
58. Lover of Aeneas : DIDO
59. Peter ___, general manager of the Met : GELB
61. Aleph follower : BETH
62. Police jacket letters : SWAT
65. College women's grp. : SOR

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