New York Times, Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Author: Michael Langwald
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Langwald
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Langwald. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Car parker : VALET
6. Show hunger, in a way : DROOL
11. Snaky shape : ESS
14. Fight site : ARENA
15. Revealing woman on TV? : VANNA
16. TV control abbr. : VOL
17. Grouch who's plenty mad? : STEAMEDCRAB
19. "___ were you ..." : IFI
20. ___ limits (election issue) : TERM
21. Exhaust : USEUP
22. Abbr. before a name on an envelope : ATTN
23. Always, in poems : EER
25. Perennial loser : SADSACK
27. Pipsqueak under cross-examination? : GRILLEDSHRIMP
32. Bird in the "Arabian Nights" : ROC
33. ___-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
34. 20 Questions turn : GUESS
37. Some brews : ALES
39. Daisy Mae's man : ABNER
42. Coffeemaker style : DRIP
43. They're outstanding : DEBTS
45. Agitated state : SNIT
47. Ear: Prefix : OTO
48. Wee lad feted by the Friars? : ROASTEDPEANUT
52. Resistance to change : INERTIA
54. Sushi fish : EEL
55. What nomads do : ROAM
56. Shows with pavilions : EXPOS
59. Takeout sign? : DELE
63. Class : ILK
64. Burned-out goofball? : FRIEDTURKEY
66. Sault ___ Marie, Mich. : STE
67. "Goodnight" girl of song : IRENE
68. Assault on Troy, e.g. : SIEGE
69. Ship's pronoun : HER
70. Weather station's need : RADAR
71. Choice words? : ANDOR
1. Seemingly limitless : VAST
2. Comic Johnson : ARTE
3. Goat's look : LEER
4. Glossy finish : ENAMEL
5. Cap with a pompom : TAM
6. Blockbuster rentals : DVDS
7. Talladega 500, e.g. : RACE
8. Torrent : ONRUSH
9. Even (with) : ONAPAR
10. "Chocolate" dog : LAB
11. First lady played by Madonna : EVITAPERON
12. The first letter of "circle" (but not the fourth) : SOFTC
13. Move furtively : SLINK
18. "That's it!" : EUREKA
22. Clear ___ (hard to understand) : ASMUD
24. Loop transports : ELS
26. Beatnik's "Get it?" : DIG
27. Mortarboard tosser : GRAD
28. Cameo, e.g. : ROLE
29. Party warmer-upper : ICEBREAKER
30. She's coming out : DEB
31. Brains : SENSE
35. As originally placed, after "in" : SITU
36. "You missed a ___!" : SPOT
38. Blow hard : STORM
40. Wrap up : END
41. Best for picking : RIPEST
44. Did nothing : SAT
46. Golf ball's perch : TEE
49. Western mountain chain, with "the" : SIERRA
50. Proceeded along the tarmac : TAXIED
51. Second man to walk on the moon : ALDRIN
52. March marchers : IRISH
53. Nick of "Affliction" : NOLTE
57. Federico of the Clinton cabinet : PENA
58. Baltic feeder : ODER
60. Barely managed, with "out" : EKED
61. Block brand : LEGO
62. One making a visual assessment : EYER
64. Yule tree : FIR
65. "The Star-Spangled Banner" land : USA

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