New York Times, Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Author: C. W. Stewart
Editor: Will Shortz
Carolyn W. Stewart
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {FQVWZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Stewart. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. David or Victoria Beckham, e.g. : ICON
5. Bit of surveillance evidence : TAPE
9. Muffin ingredient : BRAN
13. When doubled, an old sitcom goodbye : NANU
14. Film format for domed theaters : IMAX
15. Vibes : AURAS
17. Derive (from) : STEM
18. Doofus : NINCOMPOOP
20. ___ flour : SOY
22. Sun. morning lecture : SER
23. Novel on which "Clueless" is based : EMMA
24. English philosopher who wrote "Wherever Law ends, Tyranny begins" : LOCKE
27. Doofus : BIRDBRAIN
29. Cheri : AMOUR
30. Parrot : REPEAT
31. Tablet : PILL
32. Part of U.S.P.S. : POSTAL
33. CD players : DJS
36. Stanley's love in "A Streetcar Named Desire" : STELLA
38. Shown the door : LEDOUT
40. Suffix with priest : ESS
41. Craggy mountain ridges : ARETES
45. Computer command : UNDO
46. Runaway bride or groom : ELOPER
47. Eyeliner problem : SMEAR
48. Doofus : DINGALING
51. Overweight plus : OBESE
52. In awe : AGOG
53. Airport stat. : ETD
54. Priestly vestment : ALB
55. Doofus : NOODLEHEAD
58. Catch sight of : ESPY
62. RCA competitors : SONYS
63. Wry Bombeck : ERMA
64. AT&T's stylized globe, e.g. : LOGO
65. Crave : NEED
66. Former Russian royalty : TSAR
67. Pig and poi feast : LUAU
1. ___ and outs : INS
2. Calico, e.g. : CAT
3. Sole : ONE
4. Doofus : NUMSKULL
5. Itsy-bitsy : TINY
6. Pierre's pal : AMI
7. Pretty violets : PANSIES
8. Sound bite, e.g. : EXCERPT
9. "Pow!" : BAM
10. Media executive Murdoch : RUPERT
11. Scent : AROMA
12. Mama Judd : NAOMI
16. Stretch of time : SPAN
19. Difficult experiences : ORDEALS
21. Opposite of 'neath : OER
24. Expire : LAPSE
25. Cuts out : OMITS
26. Nat and Natalie : COLES
27. Sis's sib : BRO
28. It's bound with twine : BALE
32. Many an ex-con : PAROLEE
33. Recipient : DONEE
34. Traitor : JUDAS
35. Kmart or Target : STORE
37. ___ land : LALA
39. Doofus : DUMBBELL
42. Nickname : EPITHET
43. Chicken ___ : TENDERS
44. Work unit : ERG
46. Eastertime product : EGGDYE
47. Pine-___ : SOL
48. QB Marino and others : DANS
49. "Shall ___?" ("Want me to continue?") : IGOON
50. Nary a soul : NOONE
54. Hebrew month : ADAR
56. Psychedelic drug : LSD
57. Doc's org. : AMA
59. Pittance : SOU
60. Organizer of one of four Grand Slam events: Abbr. : PGA
61. A person who is not a doofus : YOU

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