New York Times, Friday, March 14, 2003

Author: Kevin Hagen
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevin Hagen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQWX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Hagen. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Unlocked area? : BALDSPOT
9. Phase : ASPECT
15. Gradually : OVERTIME
16. It does a lot of firing : NEURON
17. Very recently delivered : NEONATAL
18. Winemaker Gallo : ERNEST
19. Lover of Eos : ORION
20. Criticized and how! : REAMED
22. Stuff in a robber-foiling pack : DYE
24. Lowest : MINIMUM
28. Clique : INGROUP
32. Common solvent : ACETONE
33. Fault line? : MEACULPA
35. He chalked up 915 points : ORR
36. 100 points : CARAT
37. Taste : SIP
39. 1983 Woody Allen film : ZELIG
41. Mouths: Lat. : ORA
42. Aspiring artist's submission : DEMOTAPE
44. Like a snake : LEGLESS
49. Doggies : POOCHES
50. Concoct : DREAMUP
51. Dreaming phenomenon : REM
52. Capital near the Adriatic : TIRANA
54. Partner of parts : LABOR
59. Like Liechtenstein : ALPINE
62. Trusted friend : ALTEREGO
64. Its employees are in training : LIONEL
65. Snake alternatives : PLUNGERS
66. Erotic : STEAMY
67. Trash heaps, e.g. : EYESORES
1. Rock star turned activist : BONO
2. Maintain : AVER
3. Sainted pope called "the Great" : LEOI
4. 1962 Joseph Wiseman title role : DRNO
5. Really shine : STANDOUT
6. Set (against) : PIT
7. L. L. Cool J's "In Too Deep" co-star : OMAREPPS
8. Commercial prefix with mundo : TELE
9. Weak : ANEMIC
10. Pacific : SERENE
11. Wise one : PUNDIT
12. "... die strangled ___ my Romeo comes?": Shak. : ERE
13. Firms: Abbr. : COS
14. Explosive : TNT
21. Influential journal publisher: Abbr. : AMA
23. Deborah's "The King and I" co-star : YUL
25. Green : MOOLAH
26. Green : UNRIPE
27. Confederates : MERGES
28. "Brrr!" : IMCOLD
29. More likely to bump into : NEARER
30. Park place? : GARAGE
31. Cable modem producer : RCA
34. It may be humanitarian : AID
38. Big show of support : PEPRALLY
39. Magnifier, of sorts : ZOOMLENS
40. Truncation indication: Abbr. : ETC
43. Taverner of "The Simpsons" : MOE
45. Bilingual woman, maybe : LATINA
46. Marshall Mathers, familiarly : EMINEM
47. Doubtless : SURELY
48. Fancy home amenity : SPA
53. Bun's place : NAPE
55. 50-oared ship : ARGO
56. Draft, e.g. : BEER
57. Unpleasant one : OGRE
58. Historical sewer : ROSS
59. Comedian Ritz and others : ALS
60. On, in a way : LIT
61. Dupin's creator : POE
63. It's named for a Germanic war god: Abbr. : TUE

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