New York Times, Thursday, April 20, 2000

Author: Nelson Hardy
Editor: Will Shortz
Nelson Hardy
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Hardy. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. It's produced from a single layer : EGG
4. Blooper : GAFFE
9. Wilts : SAGS
13. "Mârouf" baritone : ALI
14. Dark : UNLIT
15. Void : ANNUL
16. Part of a submarine : TORPEDOTUBE
18. Rocket fuel ingredient, for short : NITRO
19. Beach sounds : SPLASHES
20. Frames : SETSUP
21. Exploits : USES
22. Pen name : BIC
23. Means of support : PILLAR
26. "...And God Created Woman," e.g. : BARDOTFILM
31. Mother with a coat on : EWE
32. Pre-Revolution leaders : TSARS
34. "Leave It to Beaver" smoothie : EDDIE
35. "Norma Rae" director Martin : RITT
37. Novelist Harper : LEE
38. Four-star : RAVE
39. "Life ___ a dream" : ISBUT
41. School no-brainer : EASYA
44. The Crystals' "___ a Rebel" : HES
45. Work successfully : DOTHETRICK
47. "More!" : ENCORE
49. Vessel measured in cubits : ARK
50. Borgia in-law : ESTE
51. Gagster's gimmick : SHTICK
55. Was imaginative : HADIDEAS
59. Gist : POINT
60. U.S./Mexico border city : LAREDOTEXAS
61. Helps as a lookout, say : ABETS
62. Aqua ___ : VITAE
63. Louvre affair? : ART
64. Nitwit : DODO
65. Stravinsky and Sikorsky : IGORS
66. Army cops : MPS
1. Takes in : EATS
2. Hardly haute cuisine : GLOP
3. Demoiselle : GIRL
4. Conjecture : GUESSAT
5. Et alii : ANDOTHERS
6. Soot collectors : FLUES
7. Makes stuff up : FIBS
8. Summer abroad : ETE
9. Tizzy : SNIT
10. Farm workers? : ANTS
11. Mentor : GURU
12. Spill (over) : SLOP
15. Funny little story : ANECDOTE
17. Klee or Cézanne : PAUL
20. Private's greeting : SIR
22. Diamond bags : BASES
23. Green birthstone : PERIDOT
24. "If only!" : IWISH
25. Leave alone : LETBE
26. Intermission : BREAK
27. Big Apple artery, with "the" : FDR
28. Salmon River locale : IDAHO
29. Gravy ingredient, maybe : LIVER
30. Reagan's second Attorney General : MEESE
33. Smart ___ : ALECK
36. Scolder's syllable : TUT
40. Plots : TRACTS
42. Reply from an obedient spouse : YESDEAR
43. Remedies : ANTIDOTES
46. Tee off : IRK
48. Relinquish : CEDE
50. Keep an ___ the ground : EARTO
51. W.W. I French plane : SPAD
52. Rail rider : HOBO
53. Lashed : TIED
54. Captivated by : INTO
55. "Inner Circles" memoirist : HAIG
56. Checkup : EXAM
57. 50-and-up grp. : AARP
58. Part of the Air France fleet : SSTS
60. Year in Nero's reign : LVI

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