New York Times, Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Author: Michael Black
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Black
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Black. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. "Big Brother" host Julie : CHEN
5. Milky Way maker : MARS
9. "Oh, get off it!" : PSHAW
14. "The Godfather" score composer Nino : ROTA
15. Riding on : ATOP
16. Toothpaste brand once advertised with Bucky Beaver : IPANA
17. "___ framed!" : IWAS
18. Org. with Spartans and Trojans : NCAA
19. Drug that treats panic attacks : XANAX
20. M/C Hammer? : MALLETORCLAW
23. Verdi's "___ tu" : ERI
24. ___ in queen : QAS
25. Raking in : EARNING
29. Closing bid? : ADIEU
31. Suspense novelist Hoag : TAMI
33. ___ de guerre : NOM
34. Literally, "reign" in Hindi : RAJ
36. Like Mendeleev's table : PERIODIC
39. W/C Fields? : WRIGLEYANDCOORS
43. Former Ford minivan : AEROSTAR
44. Risk damnation : SIN
45. ___ tough spot : INA
46. Mlle., across the Pyrenees : SRTA
48. Summer camp shelter : CABIN
52. Have the blahs : FEELBAD
55. Emergency contact, often: Abbr. : REL
57. Whichever : ANY
58. L/L Bean? : LIMAORLENTIL
61. "Oops!" : MYBAD
64. Sac flies produce them : RBIS
65. "___ be in England": Browning : OHTO
66. Big Apple mayor before Koch : BEAME
67. "Outta my way!" : MOVE
68. Jockey's handful : REIN
69. "You're killin' me!" : AWMAN
70. Goes with : SEES
71. Brouhahas : ADOS
1. Yalta's locale : CRIMEA
2. Stooge surname : HOWARD
3. List ender : ETALII
4. Pelé's org. : NASL
5. Powerful ray : MANTA
6. For neither profit nor loss : ATCOST
7. Have a hearty laugh : ROAR
8. Sci-fi travelers : SPACEMEN
9. Studio behind "Up" and "Wall-E" : PIXAR
10. Engender : SPAWN
11. Chinese dynasty name : HAN
12. Santa ___ winds : ANA
13. You might put your stamp on it : WAX
21. Comes to : EQUALS
22. Scottish landowners : LAIRDS
26. Intro to Chinese? : INDO
27. Film ___ : NOIR
28. Yukons, e.g. : GMCS
30. Hence : ERGO
32. Not connected : APART
35. Tea in Boston Harbor, once : JETSAM
37. Yule decoration : ICICLE
38. A Chaplin : OONA
39. Ragamuffin : WAIF
40. Russo of film : RENE
41. "Of wrath," in a hymn title : IRAE
42. Sail supports : YARDARMS
47. Hit it big : ARRIVE
49. Took a dip : BATHED
50. Ab ___ (from the start) : INITIO
51. L'eggs wares : NYLONS
53. Andean wool source : LLAMA
54. First Catholic vice president of the U.S. : BIDEN
56. Someone ___ (another's) : ELSES
59. "An ill wind ..." instrument : OBOE
60. Director Ephron : NORA
61. Deg. held by George W. Bush : MBA
62. Tree with cones : YEW
63. Kapow! : BAM

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