New York Times, Wednesday, August 9, 2006

Author: Maxwell H. D. Johnson Jr.
Editor: Will Shortz
Maxwell H. D. Johnson Jr.
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Johnson. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Some are corny : FEET
5. Whistler's whistle : TUNE
9. Gypsy's specialty, maybe : TAROT
14. Ad sales rep's quote : RATE
15. Source of many a proverb, for short : ANON
16. Valerie Harper sitcom : RHODA
17. WAVER : ORCHESTRALEADER
20. Sister of Clio : ERATO
21. A little of this, a little of that : MIX
22. "The buck stops here" prez : HST
23. Monticello, e.g. : ESTATE
25. Wall St. watchdog : SEC
26. Tabula ___ : RASA
27. Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
28. CARRIER : POLICEMAN
30. What a steamroller steamrolls : TAR
31. Kind of fly, for short, in baseball : SAC
32. Slew : TON
33. What 17-, 28-, 43- and 55-Across all are : BATONWIELDERS
39. Vein contents : ORE
40. Fish tail? : ERY
41. Challah need : EGG
43. TWIRLER : MAJORETTE
47. Carbo-loader's option : PASTA
49. Latin 101 verb : AMAT
50. Bit of sun : RAY
51. Soft touch : CARESS
52. "Vive le ___!" : ROI
53. Cav's opponent : MAV
54. It may be off the wall : CAROM
55. PASSER : RELAYTEAMMEMBER
60. Thumbs-up reviewer : EBERT
61. Thumbs-up review : RAVE
62. Menlo Park middle name : ALVA
63. ___ Vader : DARTH
64. Execute perfectly : NAIL
65. ___ money (start-up's need) : SEED
1. Opposite of to : FRO
2. Grin's boundary, so it's said : EAR
3. Often-abbreviated phrase : ETCETERA
4. Mideast capital : TEHRAN
5. Refinement : TASTE
6. Render ___ (give, old-style) : UNTO
7. Scand. land : NOR
8. Plaque collector? : ENAMEL
9. Fearsome dino : TREX
10. "Gotcha!" : AHA
11. Hillary, at birth : RODHAM
12. Black Sea port : ODESSA
13. Clan cloth : TARTAN
18. Beanery sign : EATS
19. According to law : LICITLY
23. Repair shop fig. : EST
24. Volvo rival : SAAB
25. White-tie affair folks : SOCIETY
26. Philosopher Descartes : RENE
28. Animal print maker : PAW
29. U.P.S. option : COD
31. Show contempt for : SNEERAT
34. Tugboat signal : TOOT
35. Boston rink legend : ORR
36. Poet's preposition : ERE
37. Be like : RESEMBLE
38. Boot camp barkers: Abbr. : SGTS
42. Electric alternative : GAS
43. Scratched, maybe : MARRED
44. It divides to multiply : AMOEBA
45. Key employee? : JAILER
46. Round building? : TAVERN
47. Cut back : PARE
48. Bakery enticements : AROMAS
51. Oasis visitor : CAMEL
53. It's not to be believed : MYTH
54. Early 10th-century year : CMVI
56. "If the ___ is concealed, it succeeds": Ovid : ART
57. Bumper sticker letters : AAA
58. Christmas ___ : EVE
59. Gnarly : RAD

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