New York Times, Friday, April 1, 2005

Author: David Pringle
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {X} Spans: 4 Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Pringle. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: ACPT champ Dan Feyer calls this one of his favorite crossword gimmicks.
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1. Put away : ICED
5. "Did you ___?!" : EVER
9. Bloke : MATE
13. Inlay on some guitars : NACRE
15. Peeve : RILE
16. One-___ : ADAY
17. With 37- and 56-Across, what this is : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
20. Modern-day corp. giant with a 1992 I.P.O. : AOL
21. Selling point in cigarette ads, once : TASTE
22. Act out of impatience, maybe : PEEK
23. Not on the level : SLOPED
25. Dealers' clientele : USERS
27. Call to a draft horse / Sunning site : GEE/PATIO
29. ___ 20, Natl. Games Day : DEC
32. A big chunk of an atlas : ASIA
34. Metamorphosing fish : EEL
35. Lead provider : GALENA
37. See 17-Across : MISSING/THREEOF
40. Swear : ATTEST
41. Nap site : COT
42. Part of an abbey : APSE
43. Draft letters : SSS
44. Fashionably late? / Court officials, for short : RETRO/JPS
47. ___ show : RAREE
48. Three czars : PETERS
51. Astringent fruit : SLOE
53. Busts : RAIDS
55. Half a dance : CHA
56. See 17-Across : ITSBLACKSQUARES
59. Car with a griffin in its logo : SAAB
60. Something to slip on? : PEEL
61. Keeps, in a way : STETS
62. Pseudocultured : ARTY
63. Word with "ye" : OLDE
64. Defendant's need: Abbr. : ATTY
1. Empire builders : INCAS
2. "O Come, O Come Emmanuel," e.g. : CAROL
3. Life preservers? : ECOLOGISTS
4. Advanced deg. holders : DRS
5. Love symbol : EROS
6. Near / Sounded spooky : VIRTUAL/CREAKED
7. Cain, for one : ELDEST
8. Do agenting (for) : REP
9. They may be child's play : MAZES
10. Woodworker's tool : ADZE
11. Hype, with "up" : TALK
12. Regard : EYE
14. First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
18. Roll / Trespass on : WAD/ENTER
19. Riot : UPROAR
24. Vegetable in a nursery rhyme : PEASE
26. Good diving score / "... and make it snappy!" : EIGHT/PDQ
28. Recognize, slangily : PEG
29. Skeleton in the closet, maybe : DEEPSECRET
30. Genesis son : ENOS
31. Place for a brioche : CAFE
32. Latin 101 verb : AMAS
33. Goes unused : SITS
36. Bounded : LEAPT
38. The last word of "The First Noel" : ISRAEL
39. Unduly : TOO
45. Male hawk : TERCEL
46. Another name for Emmanuel : JESUS
47. Robot in "Forbidden Planet" : ROBBY
49. Butler of film : RHETT
50. Fresh : SASSY
51. Marquee name : STAR
52. Hurdle for a future 64-Across: Abbr. : LSAT
54. Vacation destination : ISLE
56. "... ___ penny earned" : ISA
57. Mil. address : APO
58. ___ price : ATA

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