New York Times, Monday, December 11, 1995

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Applaud : CLAP
5. "Just a ____" ("Hold on!") : SEC
8. Bodega owner : GROCER
14. Latvia's capital : RIGA
15. Undertake : TRY
16. Made over : REDONE
17. Strict rulership : IRONHAND
19. Experts : ADEPTS
20. Checkout line assistants : BAGGERS
21. H.M.O. employees : RNS
22. Building designer I. M. : PEI
23. Dampened : WETTED
25. Filmdom's Bruce or Laura : DERN
26. Builders of Stonehenge, some say : PAGANS
30. Damage : IMPAIR
32. Mob scene : RIOT
33. Dug up, as an artifact : UNEARTHED
36. Leisure suit material : ORLON
38. Composer Rorem : NED
39. Ones at hand : THESE
40. Midweek : WEDNESDAY
42. Facilitate : EASE
43. Important point : FACTOR
44. "Pull more!" : HARDER
46. Get-out-of-jail money : BAIL
48. Close up again : RESEAL
50. Possess : OWN
51. TV's Magnum and the like : PIS
52. Café pastry : BRIOCHE
57. Like yard-sale items : TAGGED
59. Fast driver, informally : LEADFOOT
60. "King ____" (1958 Presley film) : CREOLE
61. Tax collector: Abbr. : IRS
62. Carmel-topped dessert : FLAN
63. Villains' opposites : HEROES
64. Barnum and 109, e.g. : PTS
65. Lab fluids : SERA
1. First bed : CRIB
2. Money in Milano : LIRA
3. Eyes-a-poppin' : AGOG
4. Feeling of hunger : PANG
5. Lady Godiva got them : STARES
6. Painter Max : ERNST
7. Dancer Charisse : CYD
8. White-bearded fellow : GRANDPA
9. Ruby and crimson : REDS
10. Exalting verse : ODE
11. Dangerous snake : COPPERHEAD
12. Joan Rivers's "____ Talking" : ENTER
13. Plant exudation : RESIN
18. Carved : HEWN
21. Curative : REMEDY
24. Musical insensitivities : TINEARS
25. In a ____ (flustered) : DITHER
26. Ship's front : PROW
27. Million or billion suffix : AIRE
28. 007 film : GOLDFINGER
29. Like much Schoenberg music : ATONAL
31. Paintings : ART
33. Reverses : UNDOES
34. In ____ (actually) : ESSE
35. Venison : DEER
37. Japanese computer giant : NEC
41. Big steps : STRIDES
44. Bug : HARASS
45. "Put ____ on it!" : ALID
46. Mess up : BOTCH
47. Cognizant (of) : AWARE
49. Film reviewer Roger : EBERT
51. Soccer legend : PELE
53. Wastes, in mob slang : OFFS
54. Old King ____ : COLE
55. Frost : HOAR
56. Sicilian mount : ETNA
58. Gunk : GOO
59. Sass : LIP

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