New York Times, Wednesday, September 4, 2002

Author: Eric Berlin
Editor: Will Shortz
Eric Berlin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Frightful women : HAGS
5. Push : GOAD
9. Greases the wheels for, say : EASES
14. Drain part : TRAP
15. In the past : ONCE
16. Diaper, in Britain : NAPPY
17. Kind of jack : TIRE
18. Nurses' responsibility : BEDS
19. Wood nymph : DRYAD
20. Short story? : PAPERBACKBOO
23. Honey : DOLL
24. "Gunsmoke" star : ARNESS
28. Partner : SPOUSE
31. Rackets : DINS
33. ___-Mère-Église (Normandy invasion town) : STE
34. Short bread? : PUMPERNICKE
36. Tit for ___ : TAT
37. They're found in veins : ORES
38. Self-image : EGO
39. Biblical verb : HAST
40. Old master's work : OIL
41. Short stop? : TRAINSTATIO
45. How the St. Lawrence flows through Montreal: Abbr. : NNE
46. "Blue Moon" lyricist : HART
47. Gentle stroke : CARESS
48. Car made in Spring Hill, Tenn. : SATURN
50. Potpourri containers : JARS
51. Short change? : METAMORPHOSI
57. African tree snake : MAMBA
60. Beat badly : MAUL
61. Leprechauns' land : ERIN
62. Worked on Broadway : ACTED
63. "Cast Away" setting : ISLE
64. Let fly : SENT
65. Compote fruit : PEARS
66. Dele undoer : STET
67. Like some restaurant orders : TOGO
1. URL starter : HTTP
2. Pavarotti performance : ARIA
3. 1982 Robin Williams title role : GARP
4. Accelerations : SPEEDUPS
5. Tom turkey : GOBBLER
6. 2000 N.B.A. scoring leader for the Lakers : ONEAL
7. Adapter letters : ACDC
8. Inkstand's site : DESK
9. Sign : ENDORSE
10. Hitter known as The Hammer : AARON
11. Operative : SPY
12. Clean Air Act enforcer: Abbr. : EPA
13. Barrett of early Pink Floyd : SYD
21. ___ of Jericho : ROSE
22. Possible drive-thru site : BANK
25. Heir cushion? : ESTATE
26. Suspended animation : STASIS
27. Melees : SETTOS
28. Stirrers : SPOONS
29. Brand name accompanying a checkerboard logo : PURINA
30. Brunch staple : OMELET
31. Finger or toe : DIGIT
32. On-screen image : ICON
35. Fast approaching : NEAR
39. Least forgiving : HARSHEST
41. Clothes, slangily : THREADS
42. Go on and on : RANT
43. Like a tanager : SCARLET
44. Canvas cover : TARP
49. Brownish : UMBER
50. Physics unit : JOULE
52. Writer Kingsley : AMIS
53. Schooner part : MAST
54. Nabisco snack : OREO
55. Be a rat : SING
56. Passionate about : INTO
57. Glove compartment item : MAP
58. Big serve : ACE
59. 1959 Kingston Trio hit : MTA

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