New York Times, Tuesday, March 19, 2002

Author: Louis Hildebrand
Editor: Will Shortz
Louis Hildebrand
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BFQXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Hildebrand. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Locker room handout : TOWEL
6. Alma ___ : MATER
11. Madison Avenue products : ADS
14. Post of etiquette : EMILY
15. Line to the audience : ASIDE
16. Dog doc : VET
17. News host, e.g. : TALKINGHEAD
19. Gabor or Perón : EVA
20. It may be bitter : END
21. "Uh-uh" : NOPE
22. Token of respect : HONOR
24. Gossip's attribute : WAGGINGTONGUE
28. Sandal feature : OPENTOE
30. Former partner? : LATTER
31. Sauce with basil : PESTO
32. Toast toppings : JAMS
33. Grub : EATS
34. Part of LED : DIODE
36. Grub : CHOW
40. Whittle down : PARE
41. Reporter's question : WHERE
42. Deejay's bribe : PAYOLA
45. 32-Across, e.g. : SPREADS
47. Sign of unfaithfulness : CHEATINGHEART
49. Angelic strings : HARPS
50. Long, long time : AEON
51. Misfortune : WOE
54. Simile's center : ASA
55. Bit of aid : HELPINGHAND
59. Hamster, e.g. : PET
60. Bay window : ORIEL
61. Bathed : LAVED
62. Wind dir. : SSE
63. Aquarium favorite : TETRA
64. Poem of lament : ELEGY
1. Head of France? : TETE
2. Muscat's land : OMAN
3. Kind of show : WILDWEST
4. Lodge member : ELK
5. Deceiving : LYINGTO
6. Noisy bird : MAGPIE
7. White-faced : ASHEN
8. Haberdashery item : TIE
9. Author LeShan : EDA
10. Cinnamon treats : REDHOTS
11. Exact retribution for : AVENGE
12. Gobble up : DEVOUR
13. Glassy look : STARE
18. NASA scrub : NOGO
23. N.Y. neighbor : ONT
25. Small colonists : ANTS
26. Garden bloom, informally : GLAD
27. Hardly racy : TAME
28. Reveal, poetically : OPE
29. Stew item : PEA
32. ___ Six-Pack : JOE
34. Painter of limp watches : DALI
35. Farsi-speaking land : IRAN
36. "Believe" singer : CHER
37. Dog days phenomenon : HEATWAVE
38. Former California fort : ORD
39. Director Craven : WES
40. Aimless bit of gunfire : POTSHOT
41. Quarrel noisily : WRANGLE
42. Moon stages : PHASES
43. Make bubbly : AERATE
44. Big mouth : YAP
45. Aussie lassie : SHEILA
46. Lowly laborer : PEON
47. Rodeo wear : CHAPS
48. Slack-jawed one : GAPER
52. Force on earth, briefly : ONEG
53. MacDonald's partner in old movies : EDDY
56. Bard's before : ERE
57. Inebriated : LIT
58. "2001" computer : HAL

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