New York Times, Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Author: Pete Muller
Editor: Will Shortz
Pete Muller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Muller. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Completely wreck : TOTAL
6. Pipe shape : ELL
9. Twin Falls's home : IDAHO
14. High home : AERIE
15. Finder's reward : FEE
16. Generous soul : GIVER
17. Loan to a company before it goes public, say : BRIDGEFINANCING
20. Computer command after cut : PASTE
21. Gill opening : SLIT
22. D.C. insider : POL
24. N.F.L. position: Abbr. : CTR
26. Lake that is a source of the Mississippi : ITASCA
30. Spilling out : OVERTHEEDGE
34. Director Browning : TOD
35. Russian country house : DACHA
36. Slangy turndown : NAH
37. History chapters : ERAS
38. Periods of unrest : TROUBLEDTIMES
42. Life stories : BIOS
43. Unedited : RAW
44. South Beach plan and others : DIETS
46. Seating info : ROW
47. Remover of impurities : WATERFILTER
50. "___ Song" (John Denver tune) : ANNIES
52. ___ one-eighty : DOA
53. Mormons, initially : LDS
54. Crash-probing agcy. : NTSB
56. Place to shop in Tokyo : GINZA
59. The starts to 17-, 30-, 38- and 47-Across, collectively : SONGBYPAULSIMON
65. Arboreal Aussie : KOALA
66. Be short : OWE
67. Pour out from : EMPTY
68. On the tail of : AFTER
69. Ernie of golf : ELS
70. Social level : CASTE
1. Treater's pickup : TAB
2. "___ the land of the free ..." : OER
3. Racing feat : TRIPLECROWN
4. Broadway musical with the song "The Gods Love Nubia" : AIDA
5. Crab morsels : LEGS
6. Lacking vigor : EFFETE
7. Handout at a tiki bar : LEI
8. Shutterbug's purchase : LENS
9. Set off : IGNITE
10. Formal rulings : DICTA
11. Bird: Prefix : AVI
12. Old biddy : HEN
13. .com alternative : ORG
18. Impress clearly : ETCH
19. Land (on) : ALIGHT
22. Part of a commercial name after "i" : POD
23. It may be standing : OVATION
25. Extended, as a membership : RENEWED
27. Lights on posts, perhaps : STREETLAMPS
28. Didn't work that hard : COASTED
29. They may pop up nowadays : ADS
31. Greek R's : RHOS
32. Greek T : TAU
33. Nascar ___ : DAD
37. Expressionist Nolde : EMIL
39. Harsh and metallic : BRASSY
40. Long. crosser : LAT
41. ___ Amin : IDI
42. It has a supporting role : BRA
45. Grads-to-be: Abbr. : SRS
47. Home mixologist's spot : WETBAR
48. ___ gallery : ROGUES
49. Go bankrupt : FAIL
51. Fireplace : INGLE
55. Fraternal org. : BPOE
57. Tiny fraction of a min. : NSEC
58. Coors brand : ZIMA
59. Calypso cousin : SKA
60. Punch-in-the-gut response : OOF
61. Rebellious Turner : NAT
62. Saddler's tool : AWL
63. Baseball's Master Melvin : OTT
64. Carrie of "Creepshow" : NYE

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