New York Times, Saturday, February 27, 2010

Author: Patrick John Duggan
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick John Duggan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Duggan. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Big-time kudos : MADPROPS
9. Film about the Statue of Liberty? : PATINA
15. Exasperated cry : IVEHADIT
16. Response to a good dig : OHSNAP
17. Hidden danger : LANDMINE
18. Preparatory stage : LEADUP
19. Subject of the biography "King of the World" : ALI
20. Bright spot in architecture? : SUNROOM
22. Saison de septembre, mostly : ETE
23. Deal killers : NOES
25. Sets right : MENDS
26. Honoree on the third Friday of Sept. : MIA
27. Like many old series, now : ONDVD
29. Grammy-winning Gnarls Barkley, e.g. : DUO
30. Bats are smaller than normal in it : TBALL
32. Disco or swing follower : ERA
34. Mascot that's a shell of a man? : MRPEANUT
36. Slinky and stealthy : CATLIKE
40. What's-his-face : SOANDSO
41. Demi Moore was in it : BRATPACK
43. ___ factor : ICK
44. Springtime arrival : ARIES
45. College football coach Miles : LES
47. Wiesbaden's state : HESSE
51. Application datum: Abbr. : TEL
52. It's under the Host : PATEN
54. Torpedo : RUIN
55. Eponymous general : TSO
56. Be cut down to size : EATCROW
58. Mute neighbor, maybe: Abbr. : REC
59. Dot-com with an asterisk in its name : ETRADE
61. Words at the outset : HEREWEGO
63. Picture receiver : RETINA
64. Moved out? : UNSEATED
65. Official's helper : YEOMAN
66. Opening used before opening a door : PEEPHOLE
1. Lombardia's capital : MILANO
2. "Operation Bikini" co-star, 1963 : AVALON
3. Robbed of : DENIED
4. Goal of some candidates : PHD
5. Means of forced entry : RAMS
6. Bad blood : ODIUM
7. Immobilized, in a way : PINNED
8. What sticks to your ribs? : STERNUM
9. Tops of golf courses? : POLOS
10. Subtle warning sound : AHEM
11. It goes through lots of luggage: Abbr. : TSA
12. Hot : INDEMAND
13. Captain Nemo's final resting place : NAUTILUS
14. Beseech : APPEALTO
21. Things that disappear in the shower? : ODORS
24. Modelesque : SVELTE
28. Namby-pambies : DRIPS
30. Do school work : TEACH
31. One concerned with checks and balances : BANKER
33. Street name lead-in : AKA
35. One side of Hawaii : POI
36. Common toy go-with : CBATTERY
37. One being printed at a station : ARRESTEE
38. Customize for : TAILORTO
39. Kudos : ECLAT
42. Dog's coat? : KETCHUP
46. Still : SERENE
48. Definitely gonna : SURETO
49. Film critic Joel : SIEGEL
50. Protect, in a way : ENCODE
52. Triumphant song : PAEAN
53. Like some mythology : NORSE
56. "Laverne & Shirley" landlady : EDNA
57. Emulate Niobe : WEEP
60. "Ready" follower : AIM
62. Crib note? : WAH

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