New York Times, Wednesday, June 25, 2003

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

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Across Down
1. "___ Poetica" : ARS
4. Build (on) : ADD
7. Money set aside : ESCROW
13. Doo-wop syllable : SHA
14. Wimbledon five-peater : BORG
16. Nigerian novelist Chinua ___ : ACHEBE
17. Tap-dancing without taps : SOFTSHOE
19. Move unsteadily : TEETER
20. Jewish month : ADAR
21. Reinking on Broadway : ANN
22. Actually, legally : INESSE
23. A von Trapp : MARIA
25. Like paradise : EDENIC
27. Post-E.R. destination, maybe : ICU
28. Increase, with "up" : REV
29. Hopscotch player's buy : CHALK
33. Fla. vacation spot : STPETE
36. Necessary: Abbr. : REQD
38. Tell a whopper : LIE
39. Sportage maker : KIA
40. Scalia colleague : OCONNOR
42. "Solaris" author : LEM
43. Like some verbs: Abbr. : IRR
44. Bush adviser Karl : ROVE
45. Get a little teary : MISTUP
47. Grade of tea : PEKOE
49. Mo. named for an emperor : AUG
51. Southern Conference sch. : VMI
52. Like many models : SVELTE
54. Chair designer Charles : EAMES
57. Containing cracks, maybe : FLAWED
60. Liquor in a shot : RYE
62. Block brand : LEGO
63. Detection devices : RADARS
64. "Not to mention ..." : ASWELLAS
66. Ultimatum words : ORELSE
67. Pope, 1513-21 : LEOX
68. Suffix with boff, in old slang : OLA
69. Comic Howie : MANDEL
70. "Citizen Kane" studio : RKO
71. Joined : WED
1. State of India : ASSAM
2. 1970's comedy spinoff : RHODA
3. Zoo alternative : SAFARIPARK
4. Crunch targets : ABS
5. Qatar's capital : DOHA
6. Yawn-inducing speaker : DRONER
7. Have a home-cooked meal : EATIN
8. Coastal highway, say : SCENICDRIVE
9. Marin of comedy : CHEECH
10. Soaks, as flax : RETS
11. U.K. awards : OBES
12. "___ #1!" : WERE
15. Like "waitperson" : GENDERNEUTRAL
18. Jiffy : TRICE
24. Cassette deck feature : AUTOREVERSE
26. Squared : EVEN
30. Worst ever : ALLTIMELOW
31. Stead : LIEU
32. 1996 veep hopeful : KEMP
33. Go past : SKIP
34. Get jaded : TIRE
35. "Foucault's Pendulum" author : ECO
37. Iranian city : QOM
41. Picture frame shape : OVAL
46. Like some talk : SMALL
48. Warren Report name : OSWALD
50. It blows off steam : GEYSER
53. Detroit dud : EDSEL
55. Tied, as a French score : EGALE
56. "Alas!" : SOSAD
57. Memo word : FROM
58. "___ Croft: Tomb Raider" (2001 flick) : LARA
59. Yemen's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
61. "Star Wars" creature : EWOK
65. Prefix with skeleton : EXO

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