New York Times, Thursday, February 14, 2013

Author: Jules P. Markey
Editor: Will Shortz
Jules P. Markey
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Markey. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Tow job, maybe : REPO
5. Saturn or Mercury : ORB
8. Best buds? : ROSES
13. Stylishness : ELAN
14. ___ canto : BEL
15. A Jackson : LATOYA
16. *Comfy place : FIRESIDE
18. Rick who sang "Together Forever" : ASTLEY
19. PayPal money : ECASH
20. *Alternative to a Crock-Pot : DUTCHOVEN
22. Clear : RID
23. Oahu-to-Molokai dir. : ESE
25. Truly : YEA
26. Prefix with thermal : EXO
27. *Metaphor for a sharp mind : STEELTRAP
30. Make lean : DEFAT
32. Woman in a garden : EVE
33. American Heart Mo. (appropriately) : FEB
35. Pitcher Hideo ___ : NOMO
36. *Gathering spot for the upwardly mobile? : ELEVATORCAR
39. Turn about : SLUE
41. Discernment of a sort : EAR
42. Enumeration follower : ETC
43. What George lacks? : HARDG
45. *Campaign from town to town : BARNSTORM
50. Return address for many absentee ballots: Abbr. : APO
51. Wall St. insider, maybe : ARB
53. Like some stocks, for short : OTC
54. Weak ___ : TEA
55. *Where a cast may be found : BACKSTAGE
58. Skater ___ Anton Ohno : APOLO
60. Garment with buttons on the left : BLOUSE
61. Welcoming symbol ... or what each part of the answers to the six starred clues can do? : OPENDOOR
63. Compounds with nitrogen : AMINES
64. Where a cast may be found : LEG
65. Jai ___ : ALAI
66. Sharp tastes : TANGS
67. Big do : FRO
68. Filibusterers, e.g.: Abbr. : SENS
1. Directs : REFERS
2. Draw : ELICIT
3. Detour-causing event : PARADE
4. Some poor Olympic scores : ONES
5. Eastern wrap : OBI
6. Like Texas vis-à-vis New York, politically : REDDER
7. ___ cheese : BLEU
8. Four-time Pro Bowler Ahmad : RASHAD
9. "Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
10. Algebra problem directive : SOLVEFOR
11. Test with letters : EYEEXAM
12. Refuse : SAYNOTO
15. Some frills : LACE
17. Put off till later : SHELVE
21. Universal donor's classification : TYPEO
24. Case who co-founded AOL : STEVE
28. Caught fish in a pot, say : EELED
29. Broadcast workers' union : AFTRA
31. Pass : ENACT
34. Gen. Scowcroft who advised Ford and Bush : BRENT
36. New mintage of 2002 : EUROCOIN
37. Limerick scheme : AABBA
38. Oncology procedure : CTSCAN
39. Day of rest : SHABBAT
40. One of the Canary Islands : LAPALMA
44. Dangerous buildup in a mine : GASSES
46. Onetime Ebert partner : ROEPER
47. Eight-time Oscar nominee who never won : OTOOLE
48. Advance again : RELOAN
49. Hunters of the now-extinct moa : MAORIS
52. Shippers' plans: Abbr. : RTES
56. ___ fu : KUNG
57. "An expensive way of playing marbles," per G. K. Chesterton : GOLF
59. P.R. agents' aids : PDAS
62. Massage target, maybe : EGO

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