New York Times, Thursday, May 5, 2005

Author: Chris Sallade
Editor: Will Shortz
Chris Sallade
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Sallade. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. First one : ADAM
5. Place for a shoe : HOOF
9. Test : ASSAY
14. Horseplay? : POLO
15. Spray's target, maybe : ODOR
16. Solid as a rock : SOUND
17. Flush : EVEN
18. Not taking no for an answer : RELENTLESS
20. Riding a bike, e.g., for most : SECONDNATURE
22. Where nails should not be hammered : TOES
23. Like a gymnast : LIMBER
27. Everyone knows it : HOUSEHOLDNAME
30. Eggy desserts : FLANS
32. Protected : ALEE
33. ___ chi : TAI
34. Not really believable : LAME
35. Lionesque, in a way : MANED
37. Underweight : THIN
38. With 39-Across, Houston or Tulsa, popularly : OIL
39. See 38-Across : TOWN
40. Starts to come off : PEELS
41. Annual October 24 honoree : UNITEDNATIONS
45. Put a new handle on : RENAME
46. Highway havens : INNS
47. What 20-, 27- and 41-Across contain, in a manner of speaking : SPLICEDGENES
53. Teaching method : MONTESSORI
56. Infant's word : DADA
57. Orchestra section : OBOES
58. Frostbite treater : ALOE
59. Expends : USES
60. Presence : MIDST
61. Balls (up) : WADS
62. Goes for the gold? : PANS
1. Hairy Halloween costumes : APES
2. 41-Across symbol : DOVE
3. Actor Baldwin : ALEC
4. Soporific delivery : MONOTONE
5. Lots : HORDES
6. City where Hans Christian Andersen was born : ODENSE
7. Green-skinned dancing girl in a "Star Wars" film : OOLA
8. Stew : FRET
9. Mounted on : ASTRIDE
10. Funereal : SOLEMN
11. Go after legally : SUE
12. Blank filler: Abbr. : ANS
13. Drapers' meas. : YDS
19. Overruled : NULLED
21. Entre ___ : NOUS
24. Cleans up : BATHES
25. Where you might find ":-)" : EMAIL
26. Pulls (in) : REINS
27. Lincoln's first vice president : HAMLIN
28. Big name in TV cartoons : HANNA
29. Crowd's shout : OLE
30. Gravy ingredient : FLOUR
31. Frankie who sang "Moonlight Gambler" : LAINE
35. Auto show display : MODELS
36. Plant bristle : AWN
37. Started to freeze : TENSEDUP
39. Turbulence : TEMPEST
40. Game with a paddle : PONG
42. Preferences : TASTES
43. Closet fixture : TIEROD
44. East or West places : INDIES
48. Eyewitness's words : ISAW
49. Bubbly drink : COLA
50. Org. with a mission : NASA
51. ___ Prairie, Minn. : EDEN
52. Freshness : SASS
53. Stay-at-home ___ : MOM
54. Sash : OBI
55. "Uh-huh" equivalent : NOD

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