New York Times, Saturday, February 24, 1996

Author: M. Shenk
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Shenk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Shenk. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Was a dud : MISFIRED
9. Sect's manuals? : TRACTS
15. Out early : ONPAROLE
16. "Wayne's World" town : AURORA
17. Like Henry Sweet's alphabet : PHONETIC
18. "Cabaret" setting : BERLIN
19. Electronic drug in Shatner books : TEK
20. Church events : SOCIALS
22. Getting on : OLD
23. Like most testimony : ORAL
25. Fingerprint part : RIDGE
26. Eye of the wolf? : OGLE
27. Needle holders : PINES
29. Concert souvenirs : TEES
30. Humdinger : ONER
31. Dump outputs : STENCHES
33. Packing : ARMED
35. Gaggle:goose::knot:___ : TOAD
36. Turn on the lights, in a way : CLAP
37. Move with stealth : PROWL
39. Jitterbugs : CUTSARUG
43. Gallant : BEAU
44. Scandal : FLAP
46. Singles player : PHONO
47. Wax bananas? : RANT
48. Kernite component : BORON
50. Sir Charles and chums, in basketball : SUNS
51. "___in hoary winter's night": Southwell : ASI
52. Balloon : GROWFAT
54. Draw upon : TAP
55. Year, symbolically : CANDLE
57. Never : ATNOTIME
59. Admission : ENTREE
60. Orlando paper : SENTINEL
61. Psyched up : STOKED
62. Slickers' counterparts : HAYSEEDS
1. Fab Four features : MOPTOPS
2. Come into : INHERIT
3. Inland Empire capital : SPOKANE
4. Summer cooler : FAN
5. Ticks off : IRES
6. Wankel engine part : ROTOR
7. Brought out : ELICITED
8. Gets off the fence : DECIDES
9. Cellar contents : TABLESALT
10. Plan de Paris lines : RUES
11. Dep.'s opposite : ARR
12. Christmas gift for a man : COLOGNE
13. Sang like a bird : TRILLED
14. Plane's kin : SANDER
21. Minor drinking problem? : AGE
24. Not in the stacks : LENTOUT
26. Brass band sounds : OOMPAHS
28. Refuse transport : SCOW
32. 1973 hit for Cher : HALFBREED
34. Its teeth are conical : RASP
36. Forte : CUPOFTEA
37. Robert Burns, the___Bard : PEASANT
38. Met : RANINTO
39. Compact cleaner : CARWASH
40. Everyday : ROUTINE
41. Left to the imagination : UNNAMED
42. Father's reading : GOSPELS
43. Readies for impact : BRACES
45. Forfeit-paying game : LOO
49. Billy's partner : NANNY
52. 18th-century part song : GLEE
53. Wee bits o' whisky : TOTS
56. Dwight Gooden moniker : DRK
58. Deuce, for example : TIE

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