New York Times, Tuesday, October 7, 2003

Author: Steve Jones
Editor: Will Shortz
Steve Jones
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {XZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Jones. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Editor's overruling : STET
5. Oddball : FLAKE
10. Antifur org. : PETA
14. "St. Elmo's Fire" singer John : PARR
15. Admit : LETIN
16. North Carolina school : ELON
17. Pac-10 team : UCLA
18. Played charades : ACTED
19. Vessel that's poled : RAFT
20. Is like a stumped puzzle solver? : DOESNTHAVEACLUE
23. Golf unit : HOLE
24. Eyeshadow shade : ASH
25. Voluble : CHATTY
28. Morning cupful, slangily : JAVA
30. Lennon's lady : ONO
33. Green beans : LIMAS
34. Disney's "___ & Stitch" : LILO
35. Cowboy boot attachment : SPUR
36. Like a stumped puzzle solver? : ATALOSSFORWORDS
39. Cologne scent : MUSK
40. Parisian hangout : CAFE
41. Old enough : OFAGE
42. Second letter addendum: Abbr. : PPS
43. Compassion : PITY
44. "Psycho" figure : MOTHER
45. Headmaster's title : SIR
46. Hatchling's sound : PEEP
47. Where a stumped puzzle solver goes? : BACKTOSQUAREONE
55. Feel sympathy (for) : ACHE
56. Produce hurriedly, with "out" : CHURN
57. Scott in a noted court case : DRED
58. Picnic dish : SLAW
59. Halt : CEASE
60. Piedmont province : ASTI
61. Brewski : SUDS
62. Less predictable : ODDER
63. Leave behind : LOSE
1. Starchy veggie : SPUD
2. Edible shell : TACO
3. ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
4. Insults and such from athletes : TRASHTALK
5. Point-blank : FLATLY
6. Milk for un bebé : LECHE
7. "___ boy!" : ATTA
8. City on the Dneiper : KIEV
9. Undertaking : ENDEAVOR
10. Vantage point : PERCH
11. Airline launched in 1948 : ELAL
12. Meat substitute : TOFU
13. Kitty starter : ANTE
21. "Wrong!" : NOTSO
22. Simile words : ASA
25. Jumper cable's end : CLAMP
26. Touch for funds : HITUP
27. Build up : AMASS
28. Instant : JIFFY
29. Burn remedy : ALOE
30. Colleague of Dr. Phil : OPRAH
31. Prod gently : NUDGE
32. Canadian skater Brian : ORSER
34. Future J.D.'s hurdle : LSAT
35. Play down, as an issue : SOFTPEDAL
37. Volkswagen named for a desert wind : SCIROCCO
38. Gentleman caller, e.g. : WOOER
43. Fruit center : PIT
44. Less kind : MEANER
45. Depicts distortedly : SKEWS
46. Race winnings : PURSE
47. McCartney's instrument : BASS
48. Bill of Rights defender: Abbr. : ACLU
49. Neighbor of Niger : CHAD
50. Outbuilding : SHED
51. Campus hangout : QUAD
52. Roughly : ORSO
53. Butterfly catchers' needs : NETS
54. Falco of "The Sopranos" : EDIE

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