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New York Times, Monday, August 27, 2012

Author: Michael Farabaugh
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Farabaugh
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Farabaugh. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. 36" : YARD
5. Official language of Austria : GERMAN
11. Tiny ___, singer of 1968's "Tip-Toe Thru' the Tulips With Me" : TIM
14. Oxford or loafer : SHOE
15. Entertain, as children at a library : READTO
16. Singer DiFranco : ANI
17. Purchasing system with payments made over time : LAYAWAYPLAN
19. Video shooter, for short : CAM
20. Golfer's gouge : DIVOT
21. "Make ___" (Picard's command on "Star Trek: T.N.G.") : ITSO
22. Store clerk : CASHIER
25. Frilly place mats : DOILIES
28. "Don't Tread ___" (early flag motto) : ONME
29. Former Chrysler C.E.O. : LEEIACOCCA
31. Elite group : ATEAM
33. Home, in Honduras : CASA
34. Goldbrick : LIEDOWNONTHEJOB
41. Fidel Castro's brother : RAUL
42. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
43. Healthful food regimen, traditionally : LOWFATDIET
49. Name that comes from Old Norse for "young man" : SVEN
50. Devoted follower : ACOLYTE
51. Buckles, as a seat belt : FASTENS
53. Actress Ward : SELA
54. Frizzy dos : AFROS
55. Assistant to Santa : ELF
56. He played the Hulk on 1970s-'80s TV : LOUFERRIGNO
62. ___ v. Wade : ROE
63. Present at birth : INNATE
64. Bump off : DOIN
65. Norm: Abbr. : STD
66. Flew to great heights : SOARED
67. Suffix with cigar : ETTE
1. Designer monogram : YSL
2. "Eureka!" : AHA
3. Cowboy Rogers : ROY
4. Fan of Jerry Garcia's band : DEADHEAD
5. Rough road surface : GRAVEL
6. Donkey in "Winnie-the-Pooh" : EEYORE
7. Engrossed : RAPT
8. The year 1550 : MDL
9. One step ___ time : ATA
10. "Smoking or ___?" : NON
11. Ploy : TACTIC
12. Very soon : INASEC
13. Brunch cocktail : MIMOSA
18. Nintendo game console : WII
21. U.N. workers' grp. : ILO
22. Fossil fuel : COAL
23. Opposing : ANTI
24. Captain Hook's mate : SMEE
25. Primatologist Fossey : DIAN
26. Hops kiln : OAST
27. Financier Carl : ICAHN
30. Food-poisoning bacteria : ECOLI
32. Kind of eel : MORAY
35. What "W" stands for on a light bulb : WATT
36. Like Michelangelo's "David" or Rodin's "The Thinker" : NUDE
37. Where the United Nations is in Manhattan : EASTSIDE
38. Jupiter : JOVE
39. Warning sign : OMEN
40. Recycling containers : BINS
43. Surgical beams : LASERS
44. Spotted wildcat : OCELOT
45. Devoured, with "down" : WOLFED
46. Miami's home: Abbr. : FLA
47. Tired or decadent : EFFETE
48. Smeared with pitch : TARRED
52. Frat.'s counterpart : SOR
54. Miles away : AFAR
56. Fleur-de-___ : LIS
57. Singer Yoko : ONO
58. Acapulco article : UNA
59. Understood : GOT
60. Annual coll. basketball competition : NIT
61. Pepsi ___ : ONE

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