New York Times, Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Author: Jonathan Gersch
Editor: Will Shortz
Jonathan Gersch
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Gersch. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. With 69-Across, ship of 55-Across : HALF
5. ___ d'esprit (witty remark) : JEU
8. See 67-Across : TRADE
13. Less receptive : ICIER
15. Part of some garden statuary : URN
16. Sum of any two opposite faces on a standard die : SEVEN
17. Gossipy type : YENTA
18. Aptly named ship on a later voyage of 55-Across : DISCOVERY
20. Body of water sailed in by 55-Across : ARCTICOCEAN
22. Genetic letters : RNA
23. "Quíen Te Dijo ___?" (2003 Latin hit) : ESO
24. Cornstarch brand : ARGO
26. Like most of the voyages of 55-Across : TRANSATLANTIC
32. ___ scale : MOHS
34. Salon supply : GEL
35. Citizen alternative : SEIKO
36. Vernal mo. : APR
37. Top players : ATEAM
40. Apology starter : MEA
41. Copenhagen's ___ Bohr Institute : NIELS
44. Palm Pilot, e.g. : PDA
45. Bigfoot photo, e.g. : HOAX
46. See 55-Across : NEWYORKHARBOR
50. Pins and needles holder : ETUI
51. ___ Carlos, Brazil : SAO
52. War stat : MIA
55. Explorer who sailed into 46-Across in 1609 : HENRYHUDSON
61. 55-Across's destination when returning to Europe : AMSTERDAM
63. Top players : ELITE
64. More precious : CUTER
65. Series ender: Abbr. : ETC
66. Reach in total : RUNTO
67. With 8-Across, business of 55-Across's backers : SPICE
68. Stephen of "V for Vendetta" : REA
69. See 1-Across : MOON
1. Informal greeting : HIYA
2. Expert server : ACER
3. Nickname for someone who shares a name with the 16th president : LINC
4. Chains : FETTERS
5. Sport with throws : JUDO
6. Attorney General Holder : ERIC
7. Defeat, as an incumbent : UNSEAT
8. 1992 presidential aspirant Paul : TSONGAS
9. Excite, with "up" : REV
10. Declare : AVER
11. Laura of "Jurassic Park" : DERN
12. "A Day Without Rain" singer : ENYA
14. Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
19. Psychologist Jung : CARL
21. It might produce a line at a party : CONGA
25. Cosine of zero degrees : ONE
26. Hosted : THREW
27. Having everything needed : SET
28. Hebrew leader? : ALEPH
29. Island east of Java : TIMOR
30. Swedish retail giant : IKEA
31. Say "Pretty please?," say : COAX
32. Educator Horace : MANN
33. Mayberry boy : OPIE
38. Nabokov title heroine : ADA
39. Fen : MARSH
42. Caustic substance : LYE
43. "Told ya!" : SOTHERE
45. Tough : HOODLUM
47. Regretful type : RUER
48. German children : KINDER
49. "24" agent Jack : BAUER
52. Bubs : MACS
53. "You don't need to wake me" : IMUP
54. Italian wine region : ASTI
56. Miles per gallon, e.g. : RATE
57. "A place you can go," in a 1979 #2 hit : YMCA
58. ___-Tibetan languages : SINO
59. Hall-of-Fame QB Graham : OTTO
60. ___ lamp : NEON
62. Gumshoe : TEC

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