New York Times, Friday, June 10, 2005

Author: David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
David Quarfoot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FHQW} Scrabble average: 1.93 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dash : PIZZAZZ
8. Depression preceder : JAZZAGE
15. It may fit all : ONESIZE
16. Less like legalese : PLAINER
17. Postwar West German nickname : DERALTE
18. Less than a sentence, in a column : MENTION
19. Troop troupe?: Abbr. : USO
20. Important individual : SOMEONE
22. Test in a tube, for short : MRI
23. Minute part of a minute: Abbr. : NSEC
25. Service holder in a service : PADRE
26. Master of spelling? : MAGE
27. "The Demon Box" writer, 1986 : KESEY
29. Hound : NAG
30. Refute : BELIE
31. Blast : ZAP
33. Stuff : MATERIAL
35. Chills, so to speak : RELAXES
39. Rouen residents, e.g. : NORMANS
40. Has a hard time deciding : AGONIZES
42. Affirmation : YEA
43. Presents with a seat? : MOONS
44. Series finale : XYZ
46. Chicken : TIMID
50. Gymnastics position : PIKE
51. Stocking stuff : LISLE
53. Gold-medal Olympic swimmer ___ Torres : DARA
54. Drink that may have vitamin C : ADE
55. Geneva and others : CANTONS
57. Toulouse title : NOM
58. Christmas light? : REDNOSE
60. Bygone sovereign : TSARINA
62. Japanese mats : TATAMIS
63. Holiday burner : YULELOG
64. Some Eastern Europeans : SLOVAKS
65. Place for a wake : SEALANE
1. Hardly a metropolitan center : PODUNK
2. Real : INESSE
3. Certain F's : ZEROES
4. When doubled, a Hungarian in Hollywood : ZSA
5. Suffers : AILS
6. Alphabetically last Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees : ZZTOP
7. 1902 Physics Nobelist Pieter ___ : ZEEMAN
8. Big name in finance : JPMORGAN
9. Coeur d'___ : ALENE
10. "Titanic" co-star, 1997 : ZANE
11. Single outbreak : ZIT
12. Large kingdom : ANIMALIA
13. From Athens, e.g. : GEORGIAN
14. The Big Easy of sports : ERNIEELS
21. Toponymic dairy item : EDAM
24. "Le Vase Bleu" painter : CEZANNE
26. Creature with three appendages : MERMAID
28. Part of a plane : YAXIS
30. Military wear : BERET
32. Brand name derived from the German "Pfefferminz" : PEZ
34. Kind of soldier : TOY
35. Breastworks : RAMPARTS
36. Paradigm of perfection : EGOIDEAL
37. Relied upon : LOOKEDTO
38. Allure : SEXINESS
41. Mode: Abbr. : SYST
45. Polish capital : ZLOTYS
47. Malacañang Palace locale : MANILA
48. Transfer : IRONON
49. Subject of assessment : DAMAGE
51. Cornea-reshaping surgery : LASIK
52. Result : ENSUE
55. You may be in it if you're out of it : COMA
56. Hacienda chamber : SALA
59. Like some capts. : NAV
61. Shepherd's field: Abbr. : REL

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