New York Times, Saturday, August 28, 2010

Author: Xan Vongsathorn
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Vongsathorn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. ___ soup : MISO
5. One ___ (kid's game) : OCAT
9. Floor support? : YEAS
13. Former Israeli P.M. Olmert : EHUD
14. Beast on Botswana's coat of arms : ZEBRA
16. Running gear component : AXLE
17. One might perform behind bars : GOGODANCER
19. The wind unwinds it : KITE
20. They let people off : SPARERS
21. Gentleman's partner? : SCHOLAR
23. Really smell like : REEKOF
25. Hangs : HOVERS
26. Cutting edge of science? : OCCAMSRAZOR
29. Grabs and runs, say : LOOTS
30. Words before "You're on!" : WANNABET
35. Out of town : GONE
36. Avoids : DUCKS
38. Style of Duchamp's "Fountain" : DADA
39. Light limiter : APERTURE
41. It's often remotely controlled : TVSET
42. Bits : SMITHEREENS
45. Literary character who's "always good-tempered" and "not very clever" : MRTOAD
49. They're good at breaking things : TAMERS
50. Twitter : CHIRRUP
52. Danger for small watercraft : LEETIDE
55. Drop without warning : JILT
56. Kind of line symbolizing a cultural boundary : MASONDIXON
58. Able to see through : ONTO
59. Arab, maybe : STEED
60. Historic town on the Vire : STLO
61. Rigging handler, briefly : BOSN
62. Fresh lines? : SASS
63. They can be piercing : EYES
1. Drive units, briefly : MEGS
2. Chain with many links : IHOP
3. Alternative to a cup : SUGARCONE
4. Product associated with the annual Rotten Sneakers Contest : ODOREATER
5. Range near Wal-Mart's headquarters : OZARKS
6. Pixelate, say : CENSOR
7. Epitome of simplicity : ABC
8. Cube root of veintisiete : TRES
9. Comedian Smirnoff : YAKOV
10. What some traitors end up in : EXILE
11. Stopping point for a train? : ALTAR
12. Ball-bearing types? : SEERS
15. Ancient Athenian magistrates : ARCHONS
18. Thinks : DEEMS
22. Feature of Africa ... and some of its denizens : HORN
24. Angel player of the 1970s : FAWCETT
26. Bond girl Kurylenko : OLGA
27. Shut (up) : COOP
28. Drummer Starkey : ZAK
31. Throw out pitches? : ADVERTISE
32. Number system used by the Babylonians : BASESIXTY
33. An old couple fell in it : EDEN
34. Some lasting art, in slang : TATS
36. Yo-yos : DUMDUMS
37. It's between Bern and Graubünden : URI
40. Bolshevik foe : TSAR
41. Unable to escape, in a way : TREED
43. Features in many Fra Angelico paintings : HALOES
44. Fixes : EMENDS
45. Not the most stimulating work : MCJOB
46. Record label named after an animal : RHINO
47. Has a list : TILTS
48. "The Ruffian on the Stair" playwright : ORTON
51. Three-time grid champs of the 2000s : PATS
53. Relief : DOLE
54. 1980 TV spinoff : ENOS
57. Source of rays : SEA

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