New York Times, Wednesday, October 8, 2003

Author: Peter Sarrett
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Sarrett
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Sarrett. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Wager in Russian roulette? : RUBLE
6. Swindle : SCAM
10. Pie perch : SILL
14. First name in TV talk : ELLEN
15. Secretary of Labor Elaine : CHAO
16. Plum or gum : TREE
17. Face the judge : STANDTRIAL
19. Hindu deity : RAMA
20. Kind of welder : ARC
21. Like "O" : OVAL
22. Door pounder's demand : OPENUP
24. Hirsute Tibetans : YAKS
26. Nitpick : SPLITHAIRS
28. Diner music players, in brief : JUKES
30. Corner piece : ROOK
31. Revolutionary figure? : PLANET
33. Budge : MOVE
34. Up to, informally : TIL
37. Hardly classy : TACKY
38. One side of an issue : CON
39. "Forget it!" : NOWAY
41. "Shoot!" : ASK
42. Hammerlock, e.g. : HOLD
44. Dilates : WIDENS
45. Actress Skye : IONE
46. Confine : BOXIN
47. Contract, as in pain : DOUBLEOVER
51. Emperor's rebuke : ETTU
54. Delhi expenditure : RUPEES
55. It may be bleeped : OATH
57. Longing : YEN
58. The U.N.'s Kofi ___ Annan : ATTA
59. Beat it : HITTHEROAD
62. Gift tag word : FROM
63. Hurler Hershiser : OREL
64. Common thing? : SENSE
65. Till stack : TENS
66. Scale deduction : TARE
67. Beef on the hoof : STEER
1. Mention again : RESAY
2. Extremist : ULTRA
3. Theme of this puzzle : BLACKJACK
4. Football Hall-of-Famer Ford : LEN
5. Prefix with skeleton : ENDO
6. Fido's fare, maybe : SCRAPS
7. "Cool it!" : CHILL
8. Jump-offering org. : AAA
9. ___ cocktail : MOLOTOV
10. Ripken's record, e.g. : STREAK
11. Qom resident : IRANI
12. Ring-tailed primate : LEMUR
13. Abrupt transitions : LEAPS
18. Sports bar fixture : TVSET
23. Suns' spot : PHOENIX
25. Done for : SUNK
27. Pressing need : IRON
29. Peeper's place : KEYHOLE
31. School grp. : PTA
32. ___ Cruces : LAS
33. Like the Who, in the 60's : MOD
34. Theme of this puzzle : TWENTYONE
35. Actor McKellen : IAN
36. Fleur-de-___ : LYS
38. 1963 role for Liz : CLEO
40. Garfield's pal : ODIE
43. Nonrecurring : ONESHOT
44. Value : WORTH
45. Steel supports : IBEAMS
46. John or Paul : BEATLE
47. Object of a 1960's protest : DRAFT
48. Bizarre : OUTRE
49. Author Sinclair : UPTON
50. Person in a booth, maybe : VOTER
52. Flirt : TEASE
53. In a trance : UNDER
56. Shell competitor : HESS
60. "Science Friday" host Flatow : IRA
61. On Soc. Sec. : RET

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