New York Times, Tuesday, August 27, 2002

Author: Denise M. Neuendorf
Editor: Will Shortz
Denise M. Neuendorf
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Neuendorf. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Deck out : ADORN
6. Sign of stitches : SCAR
10. Found's partner : LOST
14. Donnybrook : MELEE
15. Use a whetstone on : HONE
16. Aware of : ONTO
17. Strips away : PEELS
18. Composer Franz-Joseph's favorite 58-Across? : HAYDNSEEK
20. Clean-shaven : SMOOTH
22. Ore deposit : LODE
23. Golf ball prop : TEE
24. "Woe is me!" : ALAS
26. Nursling : NEWBORN
28. Enough for former hurler Dwight? : GOODENPLENTY
32. Order before "Fire!" : AIM
33. Withered : SERE
34. From which gold is spun, in a fairy tale : STRAW
38. Smooth-talking : GLIB
40. Church council : SYNOD
43. Per : EACH
44. Late bloomer : ASTER
46. ___-engine : TWIN
48. "___ Loves You" : SHE
49. Actor Liam's younger kin? : NEESONNEPHEW
53. Southwestern saloon : CANTINA
56. Bar order, with "the" : SAME
57. Champ who could "sting like a bee" : ALI
58. Go fish, e.g. : GAME
60. Sheepdog, by training : HERDER
64. Presidential shaving goofs? : NIXONCUTS
67. Spaghetti strainer : SIEVE
68. "___ plaisir" : AVEC
69. Campsite sight : TENT
70. Florida keys, e.g. : ISLES
71. For fear that : LEST
72. Do in : SLAY
73. Stuffed item? : SHIRT
1. Roadie's load : AMPS
2. Judge : DEEM
3. Toast topper : OLEO
4. Put in fresh film : RELOAD
5. Snuggles down : NESTLES
6. Librarian's admonition : SHH
7. Kentucky resource : COAL
8. "___ home?" : ANYONE
9. Begin to blush : REDDEN
10. ___ Alamos : LOS
11. "___ a customer" : ONETO
12. Beef on the hoof : STEER
13. Arcade coin : TOKEN
19. Efts grown up : NEWTS
21. Briefs brand : HANES
25. Peppy : SPRY
27. Memory unit : BYTE
28. Totally smitten : GAGA
29. Softens, as leather : OILS
30. Pass over : OMIT
31. Slowly, on a score : LENTO
35. Allergy indication : RASH
36. Yearn : ACHE
37. "That was close!" : WHEW
39. Like the wire in a croquet wicket : BENT
41. Holds the deed to : OWNS
42. Washington who sang the blues : DINAH
45. Wear the crown : REIGN
47. Unbeatable foe : NEMESIS
50. Puts on the books : ENACTS
51. Patriot Adams : SAMUEL
52. Meet an untimely fate : PERISH
53. Gondola's place : CANAL
54. Still in play : ALIVE
55. Puts the kibosh on : NIXES
59. Sicilian smoker : ETNA
61. Sub shop : DELI
62. At any time : EVER
63. Take five : REST
65. Fall mo. : OCT
66. Slop spot : STY

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