New York Times, Tuesday, January 6, 2004

Author: Kent Lorentzen
Editor: Will Shortz
Kent Lorentzen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Lorentzen. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Be sweet on : ADORE
6. "Quiet!" : SHH
9. Boy Scout unit : TROOP
14. The Bates ___, in "Psycho" : MOTEL
15. Soccer star Hamm : MIA
16. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Combs : EARLE
17. Poolside wear : FLIPFLOPSANDALS
20. Flat formation : MESA
21. Harold Gray's Annie, for one : ORPHAN
22. Louse-to-be : NIT
23. Mountain debris : SCREE
25. Gate pivots : HINGES
27. Bird of 29-Down : RAPTOR
30. Smart-mouthed : SASSY
32. Prefix with -asian : EUR
33. A, B, C, D or E : WIDTH
35. Marsh plant : SEDGE
39. Giveaway: Var. : FREEBEE
41. Place for butts : ASHTRAY
43. Final authority : SAYSO
44. Copycat's words : METOO
46. Auction ending? : EER
47. Race marker : PYLON
49. Be a buttinsky : MEDDLE
51. Disco flasher : STROBE
54. Put a stop to : CEASE
56. Jackie's second : ARI
57. Available, as a doctor : ONCALL
59. Org. for Annika Sorenstam : LPGA
63. House wear : BEDROOMSLIPPERS
66. Kosher : LEGIT
67. Narc's grp. : DEA
68. Place for rouge : CHEEK
69. Idyllic places : EDENS
70. Map rtes. : RDS
71. Acts the stool pigeon : SINGS
1. Radio letters : AMFM
2. 1996 Republican standard-bearer : DOLE
3. Elevator maker : OTIS
4. Meal : REPAST
5. Polar helper : ELF
6. Campfire treat : SMORE
7. Maximally cool : HIPPEST
8. Truck stop fare : HASH
9. Court wear : TENNISSHOES
10. "Awesome!" : RAD
11. Sumatra swinger : ORANG
12. Pal of Kukla and Fran : OLLIE
13. Royal pains : PESTS
18. Country singer Morgan : LORRIE
19. Contented sighs : AAHS
24. Ranch wear : COWBOYBOOTS
26. Russian's refusal : NYET
27. Gridiron "zebras" : REFS
28. Heavenly glow : AURA
29. Mouse, to a 27-Across : PREY
31. At the drop of ___ : AHAT
34. Audition tape : DEMO
36. ___ Scott Decision : DRED
37. Celt or Highlander : GAEL
38. Brontë's Jane : EYRE
40. Hockey great Phil, familiarly : ESPO
42. Mogadishu resident : SOMALI
45. Placed in a box, say : ENCASED
48. Late-night Jay : LENO
50. Oracle site : DELPHI
51. Fine fur : SABLE
52. In a tough spot : TREED
53. Chain of hills : RIDGE
55. Fitzgerald and others : ELLAS
58. U.S.N. rank below Capt. : CMDR
60. Hammer's end : PEEN
61. Cyclist LeMond : GREG
62. Questions : ASKS
64. ___ Tin Tin : RIN
65. I.B.M.-compatibles : PCS

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