New York Times, Tuesday, May 3, 2005

Author: Gary Steinmehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary Steinmehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Steinmehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Waikiki greeting : ALOHA
6. Speed demon : RACER
11. Charlie Chaplin's brother : SYD
14. Léhar's "The Merry ___" : WIDOW
15. Dog on "Frasier" : EDDIE
16. Weeding tool : HOE
17. Do embroidery : NEEDLEPOINT
19. River curve : ESS
20. Electees : INS
21. Cry repeated in aerobics class : STEP
22. ___-ski : APRES
24. Bloodhound feature : NOSE
26. Old TV show that featured "bachelorettes," with "The" : DATINGGAME
29. Understand : GRASP
31. Carson's successor : LENO
32. Rouse : STIR
33. Newborn Newfoundland : PUP
35. E.P.A. subj. : ECOL
37. Giant Mel : OTT
38. With 41-Across, question associated with the last words of 17-, 26-, 55- and  64-Across : TENNIS
41. See 38-Across : ANYONE
43. ID information : SEX
44. Stuffed shell : TACO
46. Stately tree : ELM
47. Dad : PAPA
49. Catches : NABS
51. Duck down : EIDER
55. Classic toy for budding engineers : ERECTORSET
58. Fare carrier : TAXI
59. About : CIRCA
60. Golfer's vehicle : CART
62. Wood finish ingredient : LAC
63. Bank book abbr. : INT
64. It can't light just anywhere : SAFETYMATCH
68. Part of NATO: Abbr. : ATL
69. Movie star Kevin : KLINE
70. Play to the back row and then some : EMOTE
71. Myrna of the movies : LOY
72. Deep-___ (threw away) : SIXED
73. Spanish girls : NINAS
1. Shade maker : AWNING
2. Legal claim holder : LIENOR
3. Black Sea resort : ODESSA
4. Mason's need : HOD
5. Cobblers' tools : AWLS
6. The 21st Amendment, e.g. : REPEAL
7. One taken under another's wing : ADOPTEE
8. Roman 401 : CDI
9. German one : EIN
10. Put a new price on : RETAG
11. Popular hotel chain : SHERATON
12. California hikers' mecca : YOSEMITE
13. A sweet finish : DESSERT
18. Airport schedule abbr. : ETD
23. Some movie ratings : PGS
25. Cable channel owned by ABC : ESPN
27. Ancient Peruvian : INCA
28. Not a soul : NOONE
30. Fourth down option : PUNT
34. Grand or baby grand : PIANO
36. Grammy winner Lovett : LYLE
38. Viciously attack : TEARINTO
39. In a proficient manner : EXPERTLY
40. Identifying mark : SCAR
42. Pass over : OMIT
43. One-time TV showing : SPECIAL
45. Bawdy : OBSCENE
48. N.C. State grp. : ACC
50. No longer standing : SEATED
52. 007 player : DALTON
53. Two-horse bet : EXACTA
54. Wealth : RICHES
56. Work assignments : TASKS
57. Attempt : TRY
61. Some govt. agents : TMEN
65. Will Smith title role : ALI
66. Pickle : FIX
67. Overseas friend : AMI

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