New York Times, Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Author: Jack McInturff
Editor: Will Shortz
Jack McInturff
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. McInturff. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Whole bunch : TON
4. In an ark, say : SAFE
8. Monopoly maker : HASBRO
14. Actress Lupino : IDA
15. Debtor's worry : LIEN
16. Irish-themed Vegas casino : OSHEAS
17. Bill Gates snapshot? : PICTUREOFWEALTH
20. Baseball's Bud : SELIG
21. "That's a joke, ___!" : SON
22. Raw material, of sorts : DATA
23. Turkish V.I.P. : AGHA
26. Full of energy : GOGO
28. Banshees' boast? : SOPROUDLYWEWAIL
35. In ___ land : LALA
36. Pikake garland : LEI
37. Actress Carter who was once Miss World USA : LYNDA
38. Blotter abbr. : AKA
39. Comedic soldier during training? : BASEWIT
42. Lead role on "Providence" : SYD
43. Ten Commandments locale : SINAI
45. Carrier with a hub at LAX : UAL
46. FIFA Player of the Century : PELE
47. Words to estate attorneys? : HEADFORTHEWILLS
51. "Man ___ Mancha" : OFLA
52. Reclined : LAIN
53. Approach shot : CHIP
56. Spinners at affairs : DJS
58. Mushroom producer, for short : NTEST
62. Advice to the rash, and a hint to this puzzle's theme : HASTEMAKESWASTE
66. Francis of "What's My Line?" : ARLENE
67. Prefix with skid : ANTI
68. Big ___ : SUR
69. Attached, in a way : TIEDON
70. New driver, typically : TEEN
71. "Madame Butterfly" wear : OBI
1. Bread in a jar, perhaps : TIPS
2. Drooling canine in the funnies : ODIE
3. Salt, symbolically : NACL
4. Nancy's friend in the funnies : SLUGGO
5. Get out into the open : AIR
6. Sometimes-split charge : FEE
7. Son of Seth : ENOS
8. Start of an elocution class phrase : HOWNOW
9. Mother of Peer Gynt : ASE
10. Hard to make out : SHADOWY
11. Composer Bartók : BELA
12. Heavy metal band with the triple-platinum album "Out of the Cellar" : RATT
13. Workplace watchdog org. : OSHA
18. Item often worn with a sash : TIARA
19. Fuddy-dud : FOGY
24. Storytelling dance : HULA
25. Sidewalk stand buys : ADES
27. Hanukkah goodies : GELT
28. More than just reduce : SLASH
29. Jack of "The Great Dictator" : OAKIE
30. Primary strategy : PLANA
31. Kojak's rank: Abbr. : LIEUT
32. Adams who co-founded Group f/64 : ANSEL
33. Pastoral piece : IDYLL
34. Does dock work : LADES
39. "Back to the Future" bully : BIFF
40. "Wiseguy" actor Ken : WAHL
41. Sections of digestive tracts : ILEA
44. Like Steve Jobs and Moses : ADOPTED
46. Niña companion : PINTA
48. Codgers : OLDMEN
49. Big Indian : RAJA
50. Like a good deal for both sides : WINWIN
53. Facebook feature : CHAT
54. Mata ___ : HARI
55. Trinidad or Tobago : ISLE
57. Game with 32 cards : SKAT
59. Old Sinclair rival : ESSO
60. Bit of theater litter : STUB
61. Actress Hatcher : TERI
63. Brian who produced U2 : ENO
64. Phoenix-to-Philly dir. : ENE
65. Fr. holy woman : STE

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