New York Times, Friday, December 22, 2006

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Seminal computer game of 1989 : SIMCITY
8. Special delivery? : QUINTS
14. Shop steward, briefly : UNIONREP
16. When some hands join : ATNOON
17. "Sold!" : ITSADEAL
18. Touching : NEXTTO
19. 1982 Richard Pryor flick : THETOY
20. Kick in : ADD
22. It's east of Mayfair : SOHO
23. Farm stand units : EARS
24. Spider's legs, e.g. : OCTAD
26. Article of apparel akin to a tarboosh : FEZ
27. Dump : STY
28. Entangles : MIRES
30. Wonderland directive : EATME
32. Relaxed : TYPEB
33. Take the top off : BEHEAD
34. Superstition that a rookie's second season will fail : SOPHOMOREJINX
37. Under the table : TANKED
38. Key of the "Eroica" : EFLAT
39. Kind of blade : WIPER
40. Break or time follower : OFDAY
41. Go bad : ROT
44. Slangy intensifier : OLA
45. Tallinn's St. ___ Church, once said to be the tallest building in Europe : OLAFS
47. Turn over : CEDE
48. Saragossa is on it : EBRO
50. Squeeze : EKE
51. Major milk maker : BORDEN
53. Met who won the 1985 Cy Young Award : GOODEN
55. Doesn't let differences cause conflict : COEXISTS
57. Stumblebum : GALOOT
58. Show stopper? : TVREMOTE
59. Catering aid : STERNO
60. Took over : ANNEXED
1. Some executive offices : SUITES
2. Because : INTHAT
3. Good thing to be put out of : MISERY
4. Lab wear : COATS
5. Chinese leader? : INDO
6. Small heart, say : TREY
7. It helps in passing : YEA
8. Lecture follow-up : QANDA
9. Language related to Bannock : UTE
10. Band featured on the reality show "Rock Star" : INXS
11. Rarely : NOTOFTEN
12. 100% : TOTHEMAX
13. Went out for a while? : SNOOZED
15. Clinical trial phenomenon : PLACEBOEFFECT
21. Problem while drying out : DTS
24. Utah city : OREM
25. Party hiree : DEEJAY
28. Rescuee's cry : MYHERO
29. It can help you carry a tune : IPOD
31. Take ___ (suffer loss) : AHIT
32. Highlighted rte. on a map : TPKE
33. Hungarian filmmaker Tarr : BELA
34. It may be found in a slip : SAILBOAT
35. Just out, maybe : ONPAROLE
36. Some mail services: Abbr. : RFDS
37. Breakfast order : TWOEGGS
40. An oenophile might detect a hint of this : OAK
41. Winner of the first World Series (as the "Americans") : REDSOX
42. "Swan Lake" princess : ODETTE
43. Stiffened : TENSED
46. Slow : LENTO
47. It may appear on a record : CRIME
49. Something picked up in a gym : ODOR
51. Universal Postal Union headquarters : BERN
52. Strong team : OXEN
54. It's a big stretch : EON
56. Large cells : OVA

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