New York Times, Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Author: Kurt Mengel
Editor: Will Shortz
Kurt Mengel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FHJQVX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Mengel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thin-waisted flier : WASP
5. Lad's partner : LASS
9. Game player's cry : BINGO
14. Teen People cover subject : IDOL
15. Ashe Stadium org. : USTA
16. Congested, say : URBAN
17. "___ Lisa" : MONA
18. Genesis brother : CAIN
19. Bobby of the Black Panthers : SEALE
20. Posters of a pop music icon? : PRINCEPRINTS
23. Pie chart piece : SECTOR
24. Eastern "way" : TAO
25. Supermodel Carol : ALT
28. Weekend ice cream treat? : SUNDAYSUNDAE
32. Shooter ammo : PEA
35. Ring : PEAL
36. Relaxed : ATEASE
37. Baby in wool? : LAMB
39. Pug or boxer : DOG
41. Ready for business : OPEN
42. View : ASPECT
45. Tide type : NEAP
48. Give it a shot : TRY
49. Vintner? : CELLARSELLER
52. England's Isle of ___ : ELY
53. J.F.K. Library architect : PEI
54. Greets the dawn : ARISES
58. What makes a bivalve move? : MUSSELMUSCLE
61. Of the Vatican : PAPAL
64. Small combo : TRIO
65. Moolah : KALE
66. Staring intently : AGAZE
67. "Zounds!" : EGAD
68. Actor Estrada : ERIK
69. Apartment sign : TOLET
70. Trevi Fountain locale : ROME
71. Crummy grades : DEES
1. Wusses : WIMPS
2. Be nuts about : ADORE
3. ___ boom : SONIC
4. Botanists' concerns : PLANTS
5. Swiss tourist destination : LUCERNE
6. "Rush!" : ASAP
7. To-do : STIR
8. Sensibleness : SANITY
9. Stage a prison break : BUSTOUT
10. Ticks off : IRES
11. Hoops grp. : NBA
12. "My ___ Sal" : GAL
13. Word on a dollar : ONE
21. Quite a feat : COUP
22. Inits. on Mars : NASA
25. Trim to fit, perhaps : ADAPT
26. Light-show light : LASER
27. Itsy-bitsy : TEENY
29. The old man : DAD
30. Dateless, say : ALONE
31. Prefix with classical : NEO
32. Take second : PLACE
33. Flow chart site : EASEL
34. Sufficiently : AMPLY
38. ___ Paese cheese : BEL
40. Hair goo : GEL
43. Montague rival : CAPULET
44. Uno + dos : TRES
46. Apple pie order? : ALAMODE
47. Llama land : PERU
50. Sob ___ : SISTER
51. Put on the line : RISKED
55. Close shave : SCARE
56. "Dallas" matriarch : ELLIE
57. Goes after : SEEKS
58. Rat's challenge : MAZE
59. By logic, then ... : ERGO
60. Neeson of "Kinsey" : LIAM
61. Soft touch : PAT
62. Going back in time : AGO
63. Buddy : PAL

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