New York Times, Tuesday, June 4, 1996

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

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Having more gains than losses : AHEAD
6. Rock's Jagger : MICK
10. 1910's boxing champ Willard : JESS
14. ___Gras : MARDI
15. To me, in Marseilles : AMOI
16. Nanjing nurse : AMAH
17. Flack : PRESSAGENT
19. Bamako is its capital : MALI
20. Word with run or jump : SKI
21. Help for the stumped : HINT
22. Photoelectric cell component : CESIUM
24. Pop : SODA
25. Military guards : SHIELDS
26. Native of northern Spain : BASQUE
29. Valleys : GLENS
30. Circa : ABOUT
31. Counterpart to paper : COIN
32. Long, drawn-out story : SAGA
36. Riviera resort : NICE
37. Dungeon items : IRONS
38. Perfect representative : ICON
39. Deceive, on the ice : DEKE
40. Torpedoed : SANK
41. Popular game of deduction : JOTTO
42. Goes in a hurry : ZOOMS
44. Bob Dole, e.g. : KANSAN
45. Says yes : ACCEPTS
48. Medics : DOCS
49. Adagio non___ : TROPPO
50. Down with the flu : SICK
51. Down : SAD
54. Rossini subject : TELL
55. Miser : PINCHPENNY
58. Brainstorm : IDEA
59. Canal of song : ERIE
60. Sheeplike : OVINE
61. Teapot covering : COSY
62. Exhausts : SAPS
63. Spud : TATER
1. Rock band equipment : AMPS
2. Return to, with "back" : HARK
3. "...___saw Elba" : EREI
4. Classifieds : ADS
5. Dispense, as advice : DISHOUT
6. Diploma word : MAGNA
7. "___Him in Paris" (1937 film) : IMET
8. Kind of artist : CON
9. Rooms adjoining sculleries : KITCHENS
10. Jazz performances : JAMSESSIONS
11. Internet missive : EMAIL
12. Granada toast : SALUD
13. Adjusts with a wedge : SHIMS
18. White House operative : AIDE
23. German one : EIN
24. Call from the third base coach : SQUEEZEPLAY
25. Proceed embarrassedly : SLINK
26. Troop : BAND
27. Rose lover : ABIE
28. Slug : SOCK
29. Thugs : GOONS
31. Does last-minute studying : CRAMS
33. Doesn't wait : ACTS
34. "___match?" : GOTA
35. In a while : ANON
37. Atoms with the same number of protons : ISOTOPES
41. Gambler's goal : JACKPOT
43. Across the way: Abbr. : OPP
44. Ed who asked "How'm I doin'?" : KOCH
45. Storage area : ATTIC
46. Belief : CREDO
47. Composer Porter and others : COLES
48. Cuts into cubes : DICES
50. Impertinent one : SNIP
51. Peevishness : SNIT
52. Henry VIII's second wife : ANNE
53. Textile worker : DYER
56. Lyricist Gershwin : IRA
57. Spacewalk, for short : EVA

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