New York Times, Thursday, September 20, 2007

Author: Alex Boisvert
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Boisvert. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Wait ___!" : ASEC
5. Terrif : BOFFO
10. Andrew of "Melrose Place" : SHUE
14. Longtime Vicki Lawrence character : THELMA
15. Burn slowly : SMOLDER
16. One of the Munsters : HERMAN
17. Popular depilatory : NAIR
18. Static : INERT
19. Baryshnikov's birthplace : RIGA
20. "Jolly good!" : SPLENDID
22. Pioneer in I.Q. testing : BINET
23. Honoraria : FEES
24. Takeout choice : CHINESE
26. Home of São Miguel Island : AZORES
29. Lab container : FLASK
30. British general in the American Revolution : HOWE
31. Light-colored stogie : CLARO
32. Dallas-to-Austin dir. : SSW
35. Author of a 1952 novel published in full in Life magazine : ERNESTHEMINGWAY
39. "No ___!" : MAS
40. Occupy : TIEUP
41. Nutritionist Paul who founded a pet food company : IAMS
42. Pear-shaped instrument : SITAR
43. Rodeo sights : CHUTES
45. "I"-opening experience? : EGOTRIP
48. Throw out water : BAIL
49. Ticks off : RILES
50. Accessory for many a game : EGGTIMER
54. Winnebago owner : RVER
55. Amber, e.g. : RESIN
57. Height : ACME
58. Like llamas : ANDEAN
59. Truck stop sign : EATHERE
60. Unpleasant feeling : NAUSEA
61. Some personal data: Abbr. : SSNS
62. A Stooge : CURLY
63. Many a D.C. org. : INST
1. Peloponnesian War participant : ATHENS
2. Part of a Three Stooges shtick : SLAP
3. Dr. Skoda of "Law & Order" : EMIL
4. Happy-go-lucky : CAREFREE
5. Elvis's "Hound Dog" and "Anyway You Want Me" : BSIDES
6. Some chain hotels : OMNIS
7. Gave up one's hand : FOLDED
8. Suffix with two : FER
9. Morsel : ORT
10. 3-Down's profession : SHRINK
11. German poet who wrote "Don't send a poet to London" : HEINE
12. Presses : URGES
13. Flow out : EMANATE
21. Formerly known as : NEE
22. Animal on the backs of three state quarters : BISON
24. Surgical aid : CLAMP
25. Mata ___ : HARI
26. Faux cough : AHEM
27. Author ___ Neale Hurston : ZORA
28. Fesses (up to) : OWNS
29. Part of un jardin : FLEUR
31. Badly made : CHEAP
32. End of a fly? ... or the start of one? : SWAT
33. All the ___ : SAME
34. "The Swiss Family Robinson" author Johann : WYSS
36. Rouses oneself : STIRS
37. South American monkey : TITI
38. Politician who wrote the book "Leadership" : GIULIANI
42. Rears : STERNS
43. Oscar winner for "Yankee Doodle Dandy" : CAGNEY
44. Baseball datum : HIT
45. Odd jobs : ERRANDS
46. Buckles : GIVES
47. Ingredient in some potato chips : OLEAN
48. Old nightclub employee : BGIRL
50. Old Testament book : ESTHER
51. Thom ___ shoes : MCAN
52. Layers of eggs weighing more than a pound : EMUS
53. Move to first class, e.g. : RESEAT
55. Boombox button : REC
56. Evian or Perrier : EAU

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