New York Times, Tuesday, October 5, 2004

Author: James R. Leeds
Editor: Will Shortz
James R. Leeds
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Leeds. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Spills the beans : BLABS
6. Got along : FARED
11. Epitome of simplicity : ABC
14. Accountants may run one : AUDIT
15. Entanglement : IMBROGLIO
17. Said with a sneer : SNIDE
18. Garb for Tarzan : LOINCLOTH
19. Eskimo building material : ICE
20. Bill of Rights defender, in brief : ACLU
22. ___ voce (quietly) : SOTTO
23. "Maybellene" singer : CHUCKBERRY
27. Cries like a wolf : BAYS
28. ___ Constitution : USS
29. Three-legged piece : EASEL
31. Stir up : ROIL
34. Certain seat request : AISLE
36. Suffix with fictional : IZE
39. Grimm brothers fairy tale : RUMPELSTILTSKIN
43. Popular fuel additive : STP
44. Reveal : LETON
45. Openly mourned : WEPT
46. Send (to) : REFER
48. Menu phrase : ALA
50. Lots and lots : ATON
52. Indirect : ROUNDABOUT
58. Inamoratas : LOVES
60. Horn sound : TOOT
61. Bearded animal : GNU
62. The starts of 18-, 23-, 39- and 52-Across : PRIMECUTS
65. Spiral : HELIX
67. Crystal-clear : EASYTOSEE
68. Rugged ridge : ARETE
69. Every other hurricane : SHE
70. Like music : HEARD
71. Stallions' interests : MARES
1. Underlying : BASIC
2. Something for friends to "do" : LUNCH
3. A fond farewell : ADIEU
4. Wish : BID
5. Butchers' offerings : STEAKS
6. Girl: Fr. : FILLE
7. ___ propre : AMOUR
8. Baseball stat. : RBI
9. Sea eagle : ERN
10. Diagnosers : DOCS
11. Similar : ALOTALIKE
12. Itty-___ : BITTY
13. Some salmon : COHOS
16. Boston newspaper : GLOBE
21. "CSI" network : CBS
24. Cosby's "I Spy" co-star : CULP
25. Amber or copal : RESIN
26. Everyone, in the South : YALL
30. Toy train purchase : SET
31. Trains: Abbr. : RRS
32. Passé : OUT
33. Not follow the book : IMPROVISE
34. Houston pro : ASTRO
35. "What was ___ think?" : ITO
37. Rush (along) : ZIP
38. Tolkien creature : ENT
40. Jolly old ___ (Santa) : ELF
41. Lothario's look : LEER
42. Gun barrel cleaner : SWAB
47. Other side : ENEMY
48. Big fuss : ADO
49. Philadelphia landmark hotel : LATHAM
50. French peaks : ALPES
51. Religious parchment : TORAH
53. Unadulterated : UTTER
54. Pried (into) : NOSED
55. Eyeballer : OGLER
56. Conglomerate : UNITE
57. Frequent Astaire wear : TUXES
59. Genesis brother : SETH
63. Sebastian who once ran the world's fastest mile : COE
64. Dos Passos work : USA
66. Century 21 competitor : ERA

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