New York Times, Thursday, May 19, 2005

Author: Barbara Olson
Editor: Will Shortz
Barbara Olson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVWXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Olson. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Arrange : PLAN
5. Sixth Jewish month : ADAR
9. Suddenly interest : GRAB
13. Sno-cone choice : LIME
14. Football official : LINEJUDGE
16. Blastoff of Spirit or Opportunity? : EMISSIONTOMARS
18. Danke preceder, perhaps : BITTE
19. General Motors make, now : SAAB
20. Gets : SEES
22. Etching tool : STYLUS
24. Choice for people who go Dutch? : KLM
26. Time piece : ERA
27. Once-beautiful castle? : ESTATEOFRUIN
31. Desert land: Abbr. : ISR
34. Wrangle : SPAR
35. Surveyor's aid : TRIPOD
36. Turndowns : NOES
38. "I Will Follow ___" (1963 #1 hit) : HIM
40. Ill-humored : DOUR
41. Cloaked : DRAPED
44. Syrup-soaked cake : BABA
47. Secretive org. : NSA
48. Moon-pastry? : ECLAIRDELUNE
51. Poetic contraction : EEN
52. Word repeated in Shelley's line "___ happiness, ___ majesty, ___ fame" : NOR
53. Library area : STACKS
57. Blah : DRAB
59. Greek letters : PHIS
62. "___ the Sheriff" (Eric Clapton hit) : ISHOT
63. Three-hanky film? : EMOTIONPICTURE
66. Natural mood alterer : SEROTONIN
67. List ender : ETAL
68. Certain N.C.O. : SSGT
69. Donkey ___ (game) : KONG
70. Artist Magritte : RENE
1. Commoners : PLEBS
2. 55 miles an hour, maybe : LIMIT
3. Friendliness : AMITY
4. Chocolatier Henri : NESTLE
5. Lord of the ring, once : ALI
6. God: Sp. : DIOS
7. Pavlova of ballet : ANNA
8. Second shot : RETAKE
9. Bite harmlessly : GUM
10. Food product figs. : RDAS
11. Mutually accept : AGREEUPON
12. "Stop fooling around!" : BESERIOUS
15. Miscellany of merchandise : JOBLOT
17. Big name in children's books : SEUSS
21. Dee of "Gidget" : SANDRA
23. Big letters in racing : STP
25. Plant owner: Abbr. : MFR
28. Response during a medical checkup : AAH
29. Sioux or Cree : TRIBE
30. Empty (of) : RID
31. "Really!" : INDEED
32. Witch : SORCERESS
33. What Voltaire and Mark Twain were not : REALNAMES
37. Getaway : SPA
39. ___ de tête (French headache) : MAL
42. German article : EIN
43. "End of discussion!" : DROPIT
45. It follows a line : BUS
46. Madcap : ANTIC
49. Leader of the Medicine Show, in 1970's rock : DRHOOK
50. ___ Sunday : EASTER
54. Water slide, e.g. : CHUTE
55. Holy text : KORAN
56. Engraved pillar : STELE
58. Wimbledon champ, 1976-80 : BORG
60. ___ hurry : INNO
61. "Wheel of Fortune" choice : SPIN
64. Tad : TOT
65. Like Dvorák's Symphony No. 8 : ING

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