New York Times, Thursday, June 2, 2005

Author: Levi Denham
Editor: Will Shortz
Levi Denham
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Denham. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Fund-raising org. : PTA
4. Noted Tommy Dorsey Orchestra alumnus : SINATRA
11. Bridge builder, maybe: Abbr. : DDS
14. Wild thing? : OAT
15. Gear : CLOTHES
16. Fictional TV planet : ORK
17. Start of a quip : THESHORTEST
19. Rapa ___ (Easter Island) : NUI
20. Fabric named after a French town : LISLE
21. "A place you can go ? when you're short on your dough," in a 1979 hit : YMCA
22. Stereo part : AMP
23. Eventually : INTIME
25. ___ Planet (United Nations magazine) : OUR
26. Schedule abbr. : TBA
27. Quip, part 2 : DISTANCEBETWEEN
31. Close up : SEAL
32. Bedevil : EATAT
33. Compressed electronic file format : MPEG
37. Quip, part 3 : TWO
39. Colon parts : DOTS
40. Eschews help : SOLOS
42. Bruin Phil, familiarly : ESPO
45. Quip, part 4 : POINTSISUSUALLY
52. Intoxicating agent: Abbr. : ALC
53. Commonly memorized info : PIN
54. Narrow grooves : STRIAE
55. Top-rated TV show of 2002-04 : CSI
56. Arguin' with : AGIN
58. Former track star ___ Rudolph : WILMA
59. Caltech rival : MIT
60. End of the quip : UNDERREPAIR
63. Suffix with orange : ADE
64. Early automaker Henry and others : LELANDS
65. Atlanta-based media co. : CNN
66. ___ Washington, who wrote "When You Wish Upon a Star" : NED
67. Not get hung up on : SEEPAST
68. Overseas carrier : SAS
1. Chef's cover : POTLID
2. Sesame paste : TAHINI
3. Controversial explosions : ATESTS
4. Diagrams : SCHEMAS
5. 1969 Peace Prize grp. : ILO
6. Here/there connector : NOR
7. Suit maker: Abbr. : ATTY
8. Cosa Nostra : THEMOB
9. Coast Guard job : RESCUE
10. Ancient fertility goddess : ASTARTE
11. Fund : DONATETO
12. Time keeper : DRUMBEAT
13. Close-fitting garment : SKIPANTS
18. Start of a tear : SLIT
24. Pilot's heading: Abbr. : ENE
28. Clawer : CAT
29. Actor Cary : ELWES
30. Large amount : WAD
33. Popular 1980's arcade game : MSPACMAN
34. Place to lounge : POOLSIDE
35. Gleaned : ELICITED
36. Shape-indicating suffix : GON
38. The Cowboys of the Big Twelve Conf. : OSU
41. London cathedral : STPAULS
43. Brief letter additions : PSS
44. Where many American pioneers settled : OUTWEST
46. John Hancock, for one : SIGNEE
47. Out of gear : INIDLE
48. Give ___ (care) : ARIP
49. Blooms in a Whitman poem : LILACS
50. Thin sheet : LAMINA
51. Pines : YEARNS
57. Kind of tide : NEAP
61. Messenger ___ : RNA
62. Map lines: Abbr. : RDS

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