New York Times, Monday, June 3, 2013

Author: John Lampkin
Editor: Will Shortz
John Lampkin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Lampkin. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Wood for a chest : CEDAR
6. Holy Land : ZION
10. TV's Dr. ___ : PHIL
14. Love, Italian-style : AMORE
15. "Dies ___" (Latin hymn) : IRAE
16. Gossipy Barrett : RONA
17. Unseen purchase : PIGINAPOKE
19. Like custard and meringue : EGGY
20. Writer Wiesel : ELIE
21. Long, long time : EON
22. - - - : DASHES
24. Transparent, informally : SEETHRU
26. "___ Mio" : OSOLE
27. Greet with a honk : TOOTAT
29. Reeves of "The Matrix" : KEANU
32. Holy wars : JIHADS
35. Drag behind, as a trailer : TOW
37. Designer Saint Laurent : YVES
38. Made in ___ (garment label) : USA
39. You can't make a silk purse out of it, they say : SOWSEAR
42. Before, poetically : ERE
43. Actress Moore of "Ghost" : DEMI
45. Tell a whopper : LIE
46. Buzz and bleep : SOUNDS
48. Daniel who wrote "Robinson Crusoe" : DEFOE
50. Drive-in server : CARHOP
52. How to sign a contract : ININK
54. Ambassador's helper : ATTACHE
58. Birthplace of St. Francis : ASSISI
60. African antelope : GNU
61. Part that wags : TAIL
62. Big name in crackers : RITZ
63. Like some wasteful government spending : PORKBARREL
66. Toward shelter, nautically : ALEE
67. Asia's diminished ___ Sea : ARAL
68. John ___ (tractor maker) : DEERE
69. Physiques : BODS
70. Words before and after "or not" : TOBE
71. Attach, as a button : SEWON
1. Bullfighters wave them : CAPES
2. Writer Zola : EMILE
3. Cowherd's stray : DOGIE
4. Short operatic song : ARIETTA
5. Stimpy's bud : REN
6. Like some detachable linings : ZIPOUT
7. What bodybuilders pump : IRON
8. Wood for a chest : OAK
9. Essentials : NEEDS
10. "Blue Suede Shoes" singer : PRESLEY
11. Ecstatic state, informally : HOGHEAVEN
12. "Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
13. Puts down, as tile : LAYS
18. Spray can : AEROSOL
23. Just fine : AOK
25. Mortar troughs : HODS
26. Great Plains tribe : OTOE
28. Floundering : ATSEA
30. Stereotypical techie : NERD
31. Applications : USES
32. Naomi or Wynonna of country music : JUDD
33. "Got it!" : ISEE
34. Clumsy : HAMFISTED
36. Laundry basin : WASHTUB
40. Lighted part of a candle : WICK
41. Part of a plant or tooth : ROOT
44. Becomes charged, as the atmosphere : IONIZES
47. Stuck, with no way to get down : UPATREE
49. Sue Grafton's "___ for Evidence" : EIS
51. Really bug : RANKLE
53. Barely bite, as someone's heels : NIPAT
55. Rod who was a seven-time A.L. batting champ : CAREW
56. Prefix with -glyphics : HIERO
57. "The ___ DeGeneres Show" : ELLEN
58. Many an Iraqi : ARAB
59. Corn Belt tower : SILO
60. Seize : GRAB
64. Spanish gold : ORO
65. What TV watchers often zap : ADS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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