New York Times, Monday, January 11, 2010

Author: Ron and Nancy Byron
Editor: Will Shortz
Ron Byron
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Nancy Byron
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Byron. This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Byron. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Go back and forth in deciding : WAVER
6. Traffic tie-ups : JAMS
10. Hit hard : BASH
14. Common cause of food poisoning : ECOLI
15. Qatari ruler : EMIR
16. Melville novel : OMOO
17. Alaska boondoggle in 2008 campaign news : BRIDGETONOWHERE
20. Eliot's "Adam ___" : BEDE
21. Roman 552 : DLII
22. Put a spell on : HEXED
23. Relative of an ostrich : RHEA
25. Part of a mushroom : STEM
27. Place to get gas : FILLINGSTATION
33. Minds : OBEYS
34. Tue. follower : WED
35. Having ___ of fun : ATON
37. Yukon S.U.V. maker : GMC
38. Very hot and dry : SAHARAN
42. Uno + due : TRE
43. Reach across : SPAN
45. '60s-'70s service site : NAM
46. Molecule parts : ATOMS
48. Full-size Fords : CROWNVICTORIAS
52. Quaker pronoun : THEE
53. Where Obama was born : OAHU
54. Texas A & M player : AGGIE
57. Summit : APEX
59. Degrees for corp. execs : MBAS
63. Gets ready to crash : BRACESFORIMPACT
66. Cotton unit : BALE
67. State north of Ill. : WISC
68. MetLife competitor : AETNA
69. Still sleeping : ABED
70. Suffix with major : ETTE
71. Bygone anesthetic : ETHER
1. Jack who played Sgt. Friday : WEBB
2. Plot unit : ACRE
3. Null and ___ : VOID
4. Getting on in years : ELDERLY
5. Semi-tractor trailer : RIG
6. Trans-Atlantic air traveler's woe : JETLAG
7. Mine, in Marseille : AMOI
8. Reverend : MINISTER
9. Sellout sign : SRO
10. Western part of the Czech Republic : BOHEMIA
11. "Don't leave home without it" card : AMEX
12. Achy : SORE
13. Cleared weeds, say : HOED
18. Genesis garden : EDEN
19. Hone : WHET
24. Snake's sound : HISS
26. "Didn't I do great?!" : TADA
27. Clouds (up) : FOGS
28. 1980s hardware that used Microsoft Basic : IBMPC
29. Old Renault : LECAR
30. Beturbaned seer : SWAMI
31. 10th-century Holy Roman emperor : OTTOI
32. ___ Jean Baker (Marilyn Monroe) : NORMA
36. Eliot of "The Untouchables" : NESS
39. "The Diary of ___ Frank" : ANNE
40. Lose one's temper : HAVEAFIT
41. Sodium hydroxide, to a chemist : NAOH
44. Observed : NOTICED
47. Dizzy Gillespie's instrument : TRUMPET
49. Cry on a roller coaster : WHEE
50. Force : COERCE
51. Vehicle with a medallion : TAXI
54. "Dancing Queen" group : ABBA
55. Snatch : GRAB
56. Near-hurricane-force wind : GALE
58. Part of P.O. or P.S. : POST
60. The Wife of ___ (Chaucer character) : BATH
61. Teen affliction : ACNE
62. One of seven in the Big Dipper : STAR
64. Stockholm's land: Abbr. : SWE
65. Fannie ___ : MAE

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