New York Times, Thursday, October 18, 2007

Author: Lucy Gardner Anderson
Editor: Will Shortz
Lucy Gardner Anderson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Anderson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lady abroad : FRAU
5. With 50-Down, steak go-with : BAKED
10. With 68-Across, fish filet go-with : COLE
14. Wedding parties?: Abbr. : REVS
15. Water, for one : OXIDE
16. Tel ___ : AVIV
17. Psyche components : EGOS
18. Fix, as a hitch : RETIE
19. Unnerve : FAZE
20. "Yep" negator : NAW
21. Behind closed doors : INSECRET
23. Drug-free : CLEAN
25. Well-founded : TENABLE
29. He-man : HERCULES
33. With 44-Across, hot sandwich go-with : ONION
34. Like waves on a shoreline : EROSIVE
37. It's on the St. Lawrence River: Abbr. : ONT
38. Hilarious ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : SIDESPLITTING
42. Brown, in ads : UPS
43. Passed : ENACTED
44. See 33-Across : RINGS
47. Closed tight : SEALEDUP
51. White-knuckle : INTENSE
54. Make a ship stop by facing the wind : LAYTO
55. Newscast lead : TOPSTORY
59. Drift ___ : NET
60. Airline rarity, nowadays : MEAL
63. "May ___ your order?" : ITAKE
64. Bob Dylan's first wife and the title of a song about her : SARA
65. Makeover : REDO
66. Stinky : FETID
67. Dirty magazines and such : SMUT
68. See 10-Across : SLAW
69. See 1-Down : FRIES
70. Neither good nor bad : SOSO
1. With 69-Across, burger go-with : FRENCH
2. Treat splendidly : REGALE
3. One saying "I do" : AVOWER
4. Letters before Liberty or Constitution : USS
5. Sprung (from) : BORN
6. x, y and z : AXES
7. Toy sometimes seen on a beach : KITE
8. Order : EDICT
9. Big name in balers : DEERE
10. Unisex dress : CAFTAN
11. Female gametes : OVA
12. 1995 showbiz biography by C. David Heymann : LIZ
13. December 31, e.g. : EVE
21. Harden : INURE
22. Musician Brian : ENO
24. Breezed through : ACED
26. One of a series of joint Soviet/U.S. space satellites : BION
27. Dragged out : LONG
28. Suffix with absorb : ENT
30. Shake, in a way : LOSE
31. Cable inits. since 1979 : ESPN
32. Albino in "The Da Vinci Code" : SILAS
35. Police target : VICE
36. Jazzy James : ETTA
38. Something to take in a car : SPIN
39. Fred Astaire's "___ This a Lovely Day" : ISNT
40. The Beeb is seen on it : TELLY
41. "The very ___!" : IDEA
42. The Rams of the Atlantic 10 Conf. : URI
45. 2003 #2 hit for Lil Jon and the East Side Boyz : GETLOW
46. ___-Cat : SNO
48. Go-getter : DYNAMO
49. Womb : UTERUS
50. See 5-Across : POTATO
52. Spruce (up) : SPIFF
53. Perfume ingredient : ESTER
56. 1955 Oscar nominee for "Mr. Hulot's Holiday" : TATI
57. Tex's neighbor to the north : OKIE
58. Some wines : REDS
60. Partner, informally, with "the" : MRS
61. Underwater cave dweller : EEL
62. Oral health org. : ADA
64. Draft org. : SSS

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