New York Times, Thursday, June 21, 2001

Author: Peter Abide
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Abide
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Abide. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Union station? : ALTAR
6. It may help you get a grip : CLEAT
11. Pro with books : CPA
14. Death in Venice : MORTE
15. Alternative to Italian : RANCH
16. Chinese dynasty name : HAN
17. Management group for a pro team : FROFFTONICE
19. N.Y.C. subway : IRT
20. Kind of dress : MIDI
21. Overdue : OWED
22. Petrographer's collection : ROCKS
24. Salmonella's shape : ROD
26. Post-accident comment : IMOKAY
27. "A Star Is Born" co-star : KRISTONERSOFF
33. Capone pal : NITTI
34. Sistine Chapel figure : ADAM
35. No neatnik : SLOB
38. Tactical station, for short : OPS
39. Smokes at a poker game : STOGIES
42. Sen. Roth created one : IRA
43. Kind of test : BETA
45. Home of Iowa State : AMES
46. Not so naughty : NICER
48. Gridiron ploy : OFFSIDEKICKON
51. Newscast feature : SPORTS
53. When the French fry? : ETE
54. Local ___ : COLOR
55. Like some dorms : COED
58. Black-eyed ones : PEAS
62. Dr. J's first league: Abbr. : ABA
63. Electrical device with a hint to answering 17-, 27- and 48-Across : ONOFFSWITCH
66. Developer's investment : LOT
67. Ibid. relative : OPCIT
68. Certain Honda : ACURA
69. Pink-slip : AXE
70. Steer shockers : PRODS
71. Schussed : SKIED
1. Broadcasting bands : AMFM
2. Actress Petty : LORI
3. Tramped : TROD
4. Initially : ATFIRST
5. Official : REF
6. Unpleasant thing to eat : CROW
7. Swimmer's assignment : LANE
8. "National Velvet" author Bagnold : ENID
9. Duke's grp. : ACC
10. Hot beginning? : THERMO
11. Film popular with female audiences : CHICKFLICK
12. Tundra cover-up : PARKA
13. On pins and needles : ANTSY
18. Pother : TODO
23. Punch responses : OOFS
25. Leader of a lush life in Mayberry? : OTIS
26. "Woe ___" : ISME
27. Drawer part : KNOB
28. Fully developed : RIPE
29. #1 Carole King song : ITSTOOLATE
30. One of the Judds : NAOMI
31. Sharpened : EDGED
32. Poker ploy : RAISE
36. DoubleStuf treat : OREO
37. Source of some lows : BARN
40. Foreign news source : TASS
41. Huff : SNIT
44. Big do : AFRO
47. Chip maker : ICEPICK
49. Sitcom set in Fort Courage : FTROOP
50. Adidas alternative : KEDS
51. Milan's La ___ : SCALA
52. FedEx won't deliver to it : POBOX
55. 1969 Broadway musical : COCO
56. "The Wizard ___" : OFID
57. Some newts : EFTS
59. Pin holder : ETUI
60. One of the back 40 : ACRE
61. Roe source : SHAD
64. Big inits. in news : NPR
65. Lived : WAS

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