New York Times, Monday, November 21, 2005

Author: Wesley Johnson
Editor: Will Shortz
Wesley Johnson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQUXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Johnson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hunger twinge : PANG
5. Unpaid group of 7-Down : DEBT
9. Sound heard hourly from Big Ben : CHIME
14. Bassoon's little cousin : OBOE
15. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
16. Passenger : RIDER
17. Bagpiper's wear : KILT
18. "___ Well That Ends Well" : ALLS
19. Warn : ALERT
20. Dutch cheese : EDAM
21. Union: first stage : FALLINLOVE
23. Label again, as a computer file : RENAME
25. Put away for a rainy day : SAVE
26. Money in South Africa : RAND
28. St. Francis' city : ASSISI
33. React like a threatened dog : SNARL
36. Land on the Arabian Peninsula : OMAN
39. Home for Adam and Eve : EDEN
40. Put a cap on : LIMIT
41. One in a union with 37-Down : POP
42. Lieu : STEAD
43. "It's a sin to tell ___" : ALIE
44. G.O.P. foes : DEMS
45. Birthplace of the Renaissance : ITALY
46. Interfere (with) : MEDDLE
48. ___ of Sandwich : EARL
50. Voting no on : ANTI
53. More profound : DEEPER
57. Union: second stage : GETENGAGED
62. 100-meter race, e.g. : DASH
63. Precursor of the "Odyssey" : ILIAD
64. Reside (in) : LIVE
65. Director Preminger : OTTO
66. Washer cycle : RINSE
67. Pizzeria fixture : OVEN
68. City of waltzes, to natives : WIEN
69. "Ciao!" : LATER
70. Overly bookish sort : NERD
71. Scent receiver : NOSE
1. Doc Holliday's game : POKER
2. Reside (in) : ABIDE
3. Actor Lloyd ___ : NOLAN
4. Union: third stage : GETMARRIED
5. Overwhelm with sound : DEAFEN
6. Jazzy Fitzgerald : ELLA
7. See 5-Across : BILLS
8. Physicist who pioneered alternating current electricity : TESLA
9. Whooping birds : CRANES
10. Site of Jack and Jill's spill : HILL
11. Prefix with -logue : IDEO
12. Griffin who created "Jeopardy!" : MERV
13. Art Deco designer : ERTE
22. "Terrible" czar : IVAN
24. Brewer's ingredient : MALT
27. Damfool : DOPE
29. Union: last stage : SETTLEDOWN
30. Genesis of an invention : IDEA
31. Flippered mammal : SEAL
32. ___ 500 : INDY
33. Not shut quietly : SLAM
34. Pharaoh's river : NILE
35. Surrounded by : AMID
37. One in a union with 41-Across : MOM
38. Cathedral recess : APSE
42. Beget : SIRE
44. Post-Mao Chinese leader : DENG
47. NASA vehicle : LANDER
49. The 3 or 5 in 3 + 5 = 8 : ADDEND
51. Claw : TALON
52. "Uncle!" : IGIVE
54. Sunbather's spot : PATIO
55. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
56. Beaujolais's department : RHONE
57. Lass : GIRL
58. Kazan who directed "On the Waterfront" : ELIA
59. Hue : TINT
60. Comfort : EASE
61. "? happily ___ after" : EVER

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