New York Times, Tuesday, May 8, 2001

Author: Mark P. Sherwood
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Sherwood
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Sherwood. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Hired sleuths, slangily : TECS
5. Fay of "King Kong" : WRAY
9. King's domain : REALM
14. "I smell ___!" : ARAT
15. Top-notch : AONE
16. Chair designer Charles : EAMES
17. Costa ___ : RICA
18. Wade through mud : SLOG
19. Taking habitually : USING
20. Web browser's aid : SEARCHENGINE
23. Weather map lines : ISOBARS
24. Ebert's former partner : SISKEL
28. ___ rule : ASA
29. Dog in Oz : TOTO
31. "Hallelujah, ___ Bum" : IMA
32. Spaceman of serials : FLASHGORDON
36. Singer Orbison : ROY
37. Took public transportation : RODE
38. Fall flat : DIE
39. Be overly fond : DOTE
40. Bauxite, e.g. : ORE
41. Dry cleaner's supply : SPOTREMOVER
45. Microwave : ZAP
46. Miniature racer : KART
47. Holiday quaff : NOG
48. Involve : ENTAIL
50. They get the lead out : ERASERS
54. T.V.A. function : FLOODCONTROL
57. Patriots' Day month : APRIL
60. Onion, for one : BULB
61. Gofer : AIDE
62. "___ Foolish Things" : THESE
63. "Dies ___" : IRAE
64. Secured, as a deal : ICED
65. Theme of this puzzle : LIGHT
66. Makes doilies : TATS
67. Neighbor of Vietnam : LAOS
1. Foot bones : TARSI
2. Indians with poisoned arrows : ERIES
3. Chocolate source : CACAO
4. Sci-fi locale : STARBASE
5. Cleaning cloth : WASHRAG
6. What cast members fill : ROLES
7. Bartlett's abbr. : ANON
8. Vault cracker : YEGG
9. What a class might have : REUNION
10. Softens : EASES
11. "What ___, chopped liver?" : AMI
12. Grid Hall-of-Famer Dawson : LEN
13. Chop suey additive : MSG
21. Simplest form of payment : CASH
22. Analogy words : ISTO
25. Russian ballet company : KIROV
26. Ham it up : EMOTE
27. Cake part : LAYER
29. Country star Travis : TRITT
30. Baltic Sea feeder : ODER
32. Stopped in one's tracks : FROZE
33. Navigational aid : LORAN
34. Masterful : ADEPT
35. What wavy lines mean, in comics : ODOR
39. It's chased in futility : DOGSTAIL
41. Frying pan : SKILLET
42. ___ Alto : PALO
43. Dresses after bathing : ENROBES
44. Reaction to bad news : MOAN
49. "___ Called Wanda" : AFISH
50. Showy display : ECLAT
51. "All My Children" regular : ERICA
52. Drive in Beverly Hills : RODEO
53. Flexible Flyers : SLEDS
55. Post mortem bio : OBIT
56. ___ mater (brain cover) : DURA
57. The Braves, on scoreboards : ATL
58. ___ Beta Kappa : PHI
59. Coffee order: Abbr. : REG

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