New York Times, Monday, December 8, 2003

Author: Barry Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Pitcher : EWER
5. Fresh-mouthed : SASSY
10. Irish Spring alternative : ZEST
14. The Crimson Tide, familiarly : BAMA
15. Perform better than : OUTDO
16. Fashion magazine : ELLE
17. Corrosive liquid : ACID
18. Unwanted loss of intellectual workers : BRAINDRAIN
20. Jellystone Park resident : YOGIBEAR
22. Caught at a rodeo : ROPED
23. Engine sounds : ROARS
24. 1968 hit "Harper Valley ___" : PTA
26. Chicago-to-Miami dir. : SSE
27. Grass units : BLADES
29. Sir's partner : MAAM
30. Announcement at J.F.K.: Abbr. : ETD
31. Fragrant oil : ATTAR
32. Airport surface : TARMAC
34. Deuce topper : TREY
35. They can follow the starts of 18- and 56-Across and 4- and 33-Down : WAVES
36. Turnpike turnoff : RAMP
40. Molded : SHAPED
42. Scrooge : MISER
43. Jar part : LID
46. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
47. Zoological classification : FAMILY
48. Ginger ___ : ALE
49. A's opposite, in England : ZED
50. Fathers : SIRES
51. Finish second : PLACE
53. Birthday party serving : ICECREAM
56. Jefferson Memorial site in Washington : TIDALBASIN
59. Prefix with dynamic : AERO
60. Wallet fillers : ONES
61. Church council : SYNOD
62. Ike & ___ Turner (1960's-70's duo) : TINA
63. Baby girls may be dressed in it : PINK
64. Ages and ages : AEONS
65. School on the Thames : ETON
1. Online auction site : EBAY
2. City on the Brazos : WACO
3. Move to a new land : EMIGRATE
4. 1987 Woody Allen movie : RADIODAYS
5. Recovers from drinking, with "up" : SOBERS
6. Surrounding glows : AURAS
7. Christmas tree topper : STAR
8. Reagan-era mil. program : SDI
9. Hither and ___ : YON
10. Goose egg : ZERO
11. Pass, as time : ELAPSE
12. Most cunning : SLIEST
13. Kept an eye on : TENDED
19. Pulitzer Prize category : DRAMA
21. 1930's boxing champ Max : BAER
24. Trimmed : PARED
25. Skye caps : TAMS
27. Dracula transformation : BAT
28. Env. contents : LTR
29. Expert : MAVEN
32. Not live : TAPED
33. F.B.I. statistic : CRIMERATE
35. Walk in water : WADE
37. Opinion opener : ASISEEIT
38. Actor Gibson : MEL
39. Meddle : PRY
41. Eye color : HAZEL
42. Painter Chagall : MARC
43. Portable computer : LAPTOP
44. The Big Ten's Fighting ___ : ILLINI
45. Muffle : DEADEN
47. Ogres : FIENDS
50. Grafting shoot : SCION
52. Wine holder : CASK
53. "Money ___ object" : ISNO
54. Florence's river : ARNO
55. Express regret : MOAN
57. Jamboree grp. : BSA
58. Sailor's yes : AYE

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