New York Times, Monday, November 24, 2008

Author: Billie Truitt
Editor: Will Shortz
Billie Truitt
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Truitt. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Event involving burning and looting : RIOT
5. Competent : ABLE
9. Not completely shut, as a door : AJAR
13. Remove wooden pins from : UNPEG
15. Study just before a test : CRAM
16. Created : MADE
17. Gardener's gift : GREENTHUMB
19. Military no-show : AWOL
20. Electric eye, e.g. : SENSOR
21. Rain cover : TARP
23. Big slice of history : ERA
24. Measure of national economic health : MISERYINDEX
27. Cane cutter : MACHETE
31. Don Juan type : ROUE
32. Norway's capital : OSLO
33. Walk-___ (small parts) : ONS
35. Appears to be : SEEMS
39. Come to a compromise : MEETINTHEMIDDLE
43. Skedaddle : SCOOT
44. Outer: Prefix : EXO
45. River near the Sphinx : NILE
46. Butterfly catchers : NETS
49. Chin beards : GOATEES
51. "Call sometime" : GIVEMEARING
55. Brouhaha : ADO
56. ___ good example : SETA
57. Dine at a restaurant : EATOUT
62. Halter attachment : REIN
64. Rhyming word game : HINKYPINKY
66. Hay bundle : BALE
67. Buffalo's lake : ERIE
68. Go inside : ENTER
69. Norway's patron saint : OLAV
70. Start of a counting-out rhyme : EENY
71. Blah : SOSO
1. Toupees, slangily : RUGS
2. Memo starter : INRE
3. Ready for business : OPEN
4. Summer shirts, informally : TEES
5. Alas, in Augsburg : ACH
6. No gentleman : BRUTE
7. Hedy of "Samson and Delilah" : LAMARR
8. Womb occupant : EMBRYO
9. Doctors' grp. : AMA
10. Chatted : JAWED
11. Love to bits : ADORE
12. "Stop worrying!" : RELAX
14. Garden statuette : GNOME
18. Spiral seashell : TRITON
22. First of 12 popes with a religious-sounding name : PIUSI
25. Shipped off : SENT
26. Has no obligation to : NEEDNT
27. Pops' partners : MOMS
28. "Wait just ___!" : ASEC
29. Queen of the 45-Across, for short : CLEO
30. Definitely a day for air-conditioning : HOTONE
34. "That's all ___ wrote" : SHE
36. Actress Falco : EDIE
37. French miss: Abbr. : MLLE
38. Envisions : SEES
40. Agenda details : ITEMS
41. Veteran, perhaps : EXGI
42. Mr. ___ (Lucy's TV boss) : MOONEY
47. Giggle : TEEHEE
48. Lampoon : SATIRE
50. Yawning or visibly astonished : AGAPE
51. Reclusive actress Greta : GARBO
52. Just right : IDEAL
53. "There!" : VOILA
54. Arrested : RANIN
58. Old-fashioned food containers : TINS
59. Not fooled by : ONTO
60. Maui music makers : UKES
61. Newbie : TYRO
63. Carson City's home: Abbr. : NEV
65. Ignition starter : KEY

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