New York Times, Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Author: Deb Amlen
Editor: Will Shortz
Deb Amlen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {HJQVY} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Amlen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Olympics prize : MEDAL
6. "Zounds!" : EGAD
10. "In your dreams!" : ASIF
14. Vega of "Spy Kids" movies : ALEXA
15. Marilyn Monroe facial mark : MOLE
16. It may be tempted : FATE
17. Reminisce about a nice facial outline? : REMEMBERPROFILE
20. "I'll take that as ___" : ANO
21. Cartoon villain Badenov : BORIS
22. Gangsters' gals : MOLLS
23. Ambassador's forte : TACT
25. Nada : NIL
26. Sidney Poitier title role : SIR
27. Reminisce about spring cleaning? : RECOLLECTDUST
33. "Daggers" look : GLARE
35. Rap sheet letters : AKA
36. Trifling amount : SOU
37. Common breakfast fare : OATMEAL
40. Tense subject? : GRAMMAR
43. Brit. record label : EMI
44. Catchword of 6-Down : BAM
46. Wise up : LEARN
47. Reminisce about working in a restaurant? : RECALLWAITING
52. Pool tool : CUE
53. Messenger ___ : RNA
54. Starch-yielding palm : SAGO
57. Santa ___, California city, county or river : CLARA
60. Not spoken : TACIT
62. Buddhist sect : ZEN
63. Reminisce about a pig-out? : RECOUNTCALORIES
66. Census data : AGES
67. Jungle menaces : BOAS
68. Minister's home : MANSE
69. Physiques, informally : BODS
70. Cathedral area : APSE
71. Like dessert wines : SWEET
1. Corday's victim : MARAT
2. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
3. Like a blue state : DEMOCRATIC
4. Give the boot : AXE
5. Mild-mannered type : LAMB
6. Lagasse of the Food Network : EMERIL
7. Big bully : GORILLA
8. "The Sound of Music" setting : ALPS
9. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
10. Be able to meet the expense of : AFFORD
11. Go yachting : SAIL
12. "___ be a cold day in hell ..." : ITLL
13. Honoraria : FEES
18. U2 frontman : BONO
19. Skip : OMIT
24. Time in a seat : TERM
26. Mark permanently : SCAR
28. Middling grade : CEE
29. Heart chart, for short : EKG
30. People rival : USMAGAZINE
31. Wing it? : SOAR
32. Roll of the dice, maybe : TURN
33. Attendee : GOER
34. Poor, as an excuse : LAME
38. Having the resources : ABLE
39. Postgraduate study : LAW
41. Boxer Laila : ALI
42. Department store department : MENS
45. Salsa percussion : MARACAS
48. Unlike this answer : ACROSS
49. Waikiki wingding : LUAU
50. As a precaution : INCASE
51. Follow, as a suspect : TAIL
55. Honkers : GEESE
56. Get-go : ONSET
57. Kvetching sort : CRAB
58. Toy block brand : LEGO
59. Got 100 on : ACED
60. 'Vette roof option : TTOP
61. Parts of a drum kit : TOMS
64. Home for Bulls, but not Bears: Abbr. : NBA
65. Like a new recruit : RAW

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