New York Times, Monday, June 16, 2003

Author: Norma Johnson
Editor: Will Shortz
Norma Johnson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQVXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Johnson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hollywood snooper Hopper : HEDDA
6. Brought to bay : TREED
11. Winter hrs. in St. Louis : CST
14. French cinema star Delon : ALAIN
15. Therefore : HENCE
16. Confederate soldier, for short : REB
17. Get on board : JOINTHECLUB
19. Mentalist Geller : URI
20. Pub perch : STOOL
21. Early ___ (one up at 6 a.m., say) : RISER
23. Nevada town : ELY
25. "Sweet Caroline" singer : NEILDIAMOND
29. "___ Like It Hot" : SOME
31. Soup eater's need : SPOON
32. Vegetables that roll : PEAS
33. Teacher's charges : CLASS
35. Designer ___ de la Renta : OSCAR
37. Game show originally hosted by Monty Hall : LETSMAKEADEAL
42. Opposite of fronts : REARS
43. From east of the Urals : ASIAN
45. Pet protectors' org. : SPCA
48. Bloodhound's clue : SCENT
51. Spanish girl: Abbr. : SRTA
52. 1990 road film starring Nicolas Cage and Laura Dern : WILDATHEART
55. With it, 50's-style : HEP
56. N.B.A.'s Shaq : ONEAL
57. Bullwinkle, for one : MOOSE
59. Genetic info dispenser : RNA
60. Planter's tool : GARDENSPADE
66. Room with an easy chair : DEN
67. Online letter : EMAIL
68. West Pointer : CADET
69. Radical 60's campus grp. : SDS
70. Slender and long-limbed : RANGY
71. Befuddled : ATSEA
1. Muslim pilgrimage : HAJ
2. "Xanadu" rock grp. : ELO
3. Li'l Abner's love : DAISYMAE
4. Force : DINT
5. Writer Chekhov : ANTON
6. Nickname for Leo Durocher : THELIP
7. ___ room (site for a Ping-Pong table) : REC
8. Photo blow-up: Abbr. : ENL
9. Antique French coin : ECU
10. Actress Winger : DEBRA
11. Literary castaway : CRUSOE
12. Venus's sister on the courts : SERENA
13. Sporty Fords, informally : TBIRDS
18. Weed whackers : HOES
22. Awe : IMPRESS
23. Computer key: Abbr. : ESC
24. Laze : LOLL
26. Peek : LOOKSEE
27. Amount of medicine : DOSE
28. Peruvian Indian : INCA
30. Erik who played Ponch on TV : ESTRADA
34. NNW's opposite : SSE
36. Nabokov novel : ADA
38. A crow's-nest is atop it : MAST
39. Keystone site : ARCH
40. Bubblebrains : AIRHEADS
41. Missing a deadline : LATE
44. Quick shuteye : NAP
45. Musketeers' weapons : SWORDS
46. Fastened (down) : PINNED
47. Gets rid of dust bunnies : CLEANS
49. To wit : NAMELY
50. 1982 Jeff Bridges film : TRON
53. Author Horatio : ALGER
54. Raven-haired Puccini heroine : TOSCA
58. Lover's quarrel : SPAT
61. Doctors' org. : AMA
62. Did a marathon : RAN
63. Unkind remark : DIG
64. Fiddle-de-___ : DEE
65. Airport posting: Abbr. : ETA

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