New York Times, Saturday, December 30, 1995

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Publicizes : SPREADS
8. Start the ball rolling : LEADOFF
15. Alert : HEADSUP
16. Type of moth : EMPEROR
17. Welcome guest : INVITEE
18. Boat akin to a canoe : PIROGUE
19. Indication of contempt : SNEER
20. "Take Me Home" singer : CHER
22. Altar in the sky : ARA
23. Kind of party : HEN
24. Lancaster, e.g. : ACTOR
26. Capital of Belarus : MINSK
28. Promotional piece : BLURB
29. Seattle attraction : SONICS
30. Prefix with meter or sphere : ATMO
33. _____ City, Ariz. : SUN
34. Ethnic ball : MATZOH
35. Victuals : CHOW
36. Getty rival : AMOCO
38. Houston athlete of yore : AERO
39. Arousing : EROTIC
41. _____ choy (Chinese cabbage) : BOK
42. Workers : CREW
43. Deficit : REDINK
44. Endowed (with) : BLEST
46. "Raspberry ______" (Prince song) : BERET
47. Squalid : SEEDY
48. See 29-Down : HAM
51. True successor to the prophet, in Shiism : ALI
52. Swards : SODS
53. It's seen on Peru's coat-of-arms : LLAMA
55. It's a wrap : TINFOIL
58. Less than neat : LIVEDIN
60. Make a pig of oneself : ENGORGE
61. Nutty : ASININE
62. Lose heart : DESPOND
63. Bric-a-brac : WHATNOT
1. Meat skewer : SHISH
2. Trattoria offering : PENNE
3. Shade of black : RAVEN
4. Lou's ex-wife on "Mary Tyler Moore" : EDIE
5. Stellar : ASTRAL
6. Directly : DUE
7. Rainbow coalition? : SPECTRUM
8. Unpopular person : LEPER
9. Big name in Ajman : EMIR
10. Calendar abbr. : APR
11. _____ gratias : DEO
12. Back-to-school purchase : ORGANIZER
13. "Address" starter : FOURSCORE
14. Wacky exhibition : FREAKSHOW
21. Was palsy-walsy : HOBNOBBED
25. John of filmdom : CUSACK
26. Extinct cousin of the kiwi : MOA
27. All there : INTACT
28. Type of pasta : BOWTIE
29. With 48-Across, deli item : SMOKED
30. Made sour : ACERBATED
31. Like a haiku : THREELINE
32. Bygone jewelry : MOODRINGS
37. Common side : COLESLAW
40. Bankbook abbr. : INT
45. Nicole Hollander comic strip : SYLVIA
47. Put bottoms on : SOLED
48. _____ stock (carried) : HADIN
49. Relating to NH2 : AMINO
50. "Olympia" painter : MANET
52. An auction bidder might give a high one : SIGN
54. Time to give up? : LENT
56. Dandy : FOP
57. Spanish playing card : ORO
59. Devil follower : ISH

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