New York Times, Thursday, March 16, 2006

Author: Ben Tausig
Editor: Will Shortz
Ben Tausig
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QVW} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Tausig. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shark rival : JET
4. Rosemary and sage : SHRUBS
10. National, previously : EXPO
14. Flurry : ADO
15. Berate : RAILAT
16. Pick stuff up : SHOP
17. Manipulative technique : YGOLOHCYSP
19. Parks of Alabama : ROSA
20. Letter that's not really at the end of the Greek alphabet : ZETA
21. She, in Italy : ESSA
22. Web surfer, e.g. : USER
23. They can carry a tune : IPODS
26. Thrown in the air : UPCAST
28. Discrimination against a majority : MSICAR
31. "Dallas" mother : ELLIE
33. Baloney : ROT
34. Kind of consciousness : CLASS
36. Asian capital whose name means "place of the gods" : LHASA
40. More lustrous : SLEEKER
42. Lay off : ABSTAIN
44. Kicking dance : CONGA
45. Over and over : OFTEN
47. Stand at home? : BAT
48. Booker, at times : AGENT
50. What mirrors show : SEGAMI
52. Something in the air : OXYGEN
55. New Zealand native : MAORI
57. Satisfy : MEET
58. Stage actress Caldwell and others : ZOES
60. Watch part : FACE
64. Arctic exclamation : BRRR
65. Search-by-definition tool : YRANOITCID
68. Film lead-in for Cop : ROBO
69. Love letter salutation : MYDEAR
70. Make it while the sun shines : HAY
71. Checkup : EXAM
72. Puts forth : EXERTS
73. Casual greetings : YOS
1. Rapper who co-founded Roc-a-Fella Records : JAYZ
2. Hipness : EDGE
3. Binge : TOOT
4. Hit sign : SRO
5. "That'll show him!" : HAH
6. Put through a sieve : RICED
7. Novel that begins "Stately, plump Buck Mulligan ?" : ULYSSES
8. Low pitch : BASS
9. Minnesota twin? : STPAUL
10. Red Sox fans' slogan until 2004 : ESRUCEHT
11. Nelson Mandela's native tongue : XHOSA
12. Sits for a shot : POSES
13. Eyeball benders : OPART
18. Like some church matters : LAIC
24. Bundle : PACKAGE
25. Shield border : ORLE
27. Heineken, e.g. : PILSNER
28. Richie's mom, to the Fonz : MRSC
29. Play alone : SOLO
30. Coast-to-coast hwy. : ITEN
32. Future atty.'s hurdle : LSAT
35. Middle name of The King : ARON
37. Rhyme scheme of the "Rubáiyát" : AABA
38. Kingdom in a 1951 Broadway musical : SIAM
39. No pro : ANTI
41. Home equity conversion : EGAGTROM
43. "Eso ___" (Paul Anka hit) : BESO
46. N.S.A. headquarters near Baltimore : FTMEADE
49. It may cause a breakdown : ENZYME
51. Knack : GIFT
52. Card game without 8's, 9's and 10's : OMBRE
53. Copy : XEROX
54. San Francisco's ___ Buena Island : YERBA
56. Grant portrayer in 1970's-80's TV : ASNER
59. Endangered antelope : ORYX
61. Hurting : ACHY
62. "Ta-ta!" : CIAO
63. "Grand" brand : EDYS
66. Granola grain : OAT
67. Auditing org. : IRS

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