New York Times, Monday, May 30, 2011

Author: Michael Barnhart
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Barnhart
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Barnhart. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. House members, for short : REPS
5. Seethe : BOIL
9. Works the field : TILLS
14. Loads : ALOT
15. ___ Major (constellation) : URSA
16. To date : ASYET
17. Bonding material for bathroom floors : TILEGROUT
19. Overused, as a saying : TRITE
20. Premature : EARLY
21. Piquancy : ZEST
23. Hoops grp. : NBA
24. Messenger ___ : RNA
25. Playground fixture : JUNGLEGYM
27. 1959 Spanish-language Top 40 hit : LABAMBA
30. "___ the season to be jolly" : TIS
31. Get on in years : AGE
32. "Beowulf," e.g. : EPIC
35. Civil rights grp. : NAACP
39. Donations : CHARITABLEGIFTS
43. One of the Carpenters, in 1970s pop : KAREN
44. Gas in advertising signs : NEON
45. Prefix with cycle : TRI
46. Toward the back of a boat : AFT
48. Animals not to be trusted? : WEASELS
51. Upholsterer's tool : STAPLEGUN
56. Mal de ___ : MER
57. Hold the deed to : OWN
58. Place to get an M.A. or Ph.D. : UNIV
59. Not to be believed : DODGY
61. UPS rival : FEDEX
63. "Good luck!" ... and a hint to 17-, 25-, 39- and 51-Across : BREAKALEG
66. Get up : ARISE
67. "___ does it" : EASY
68. "The Little Red Hen" response : NOTI
69. Glasses, informally : SPECS
70. Indigo and others : DYES
71. Giant gulp, as from a bottle : SWIG
1. Snitch : RAT
2. "Night" author Wiesel : ELIE
3. Arctic animal : POLARBEAR
4. Breastbones : STERNA
5. Lay in a grave : BURY
6. Spanish gold : ORO
7. Maker of the Rodeo and Trooper : ISUZU
8. Approach dark : LATEN
9. Being a snitch : TATTLING
10. Tel Aviv's home: Abbr. : ISR
11. Bearing false witness : LYING
12. Allow to pass : LETBY
13. Good thing to build up or blow off : STEAM
18. Glitz : GLAM
22. The Beatles' ___ Pepper : SGT
25. Where 7-Down is based : JAPAN
26. Actor Morales : ESAI
27. Be deficient in : LACK
28. Turkish title : AGHA
29. "Wanna ___?" : BET
33. "May ___ of service?" : IBE
34. Entertainer at a kid's birthday party : CLOWN
36. Sunset remnant : AFTERGLOW
37. Bottom-row PC key : CTRL
38. Pitchfork-shaped letters : PSIS
40. Harvest : REAP
41. Streams of arrivals : INFLUXES
42. U-turn from WSW : ENE
47. Two hours before noon : TEN
49. One way to run : AMOK
50. Many four-doors : SEDANS
51. Davenports : SOFAS
52. Pipsqueak : TWERP
53. Actress MacDowell : ANDIE
54. Mocked : GIBED
55. Bit of light that's harmful to the skin : UVRAY
59. Calendar units : DAYS
60. Himalayan beast : YETI
62. Top-row PC key : ESC
64. Suffix with Canton : ESE
65. Band booking : GIG

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