New York Times, Monday, March 20, 2006

Author: Earl W. Reed and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Earl W. Reed
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Nancy Salomon
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Reed. This is puzzle # 159 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "No bid," in bridge : IPASS
6. Settled, as a bill : PAID
10. Go after, as flies : SWAT
14. BBC sci-fi classic : DRWHO
15. Shows on TV : AIRS
16. Head, in France : TETE
17. Carouse, when young : SOWONESWILDOATS
20. Main arteries : AORTAS
21. Out, as a candle : UNLIT
22. Go gaga over : FALLFOR
25. Volkswagen bug : BEETLE
26. "Who ___ to argue?" : AMI
27. Place of refuge : ASYLUM
30. Part of Ralph Kramden's laugh : HAR
31. The fifth letter of "garage," but not the first : SOFTG
33. Got up : AROSE
36. Clinch the game : SEWUPAVICTORY
41. Occupied, as a lavatory : INUSE
42. Them, to us : ENEMY
44. Buenos Aires's land: Abbr. : ARG
47. Zany : MADCAP
50. Sgt. or cpl. : NCO
51. Adds to, as a bar bill : RUNSUP
54. Person from Pocatello : IDAHOAN
56. Colorful Apple computers : IMACS
57. One of the Gabor sisters : ZSAZSA
59. "Now tell me something I don't know" : SOWHATELSEISNEW
64. Transport on rails : TRAM
65. Perched on : ATOP
66. Blackmore's "Lorna ___" : DOONE
67. Concerning, in a memo : ASTO
68. Mollycoddle : BABY
69. Came to a close : ENDED
1. Doorkeepers' demands, briefly : IDS
2. Paid player : PRO
3. "How adorable!" : AWW
4. Sand bar : SHOAL
5. "Darn it all!" : SONOFAGUN
6. Danish or tart : PASTRY
7. Sony competitor : AIWA
8. Colored eye part : IRIS
9. High-speed Internet inits. : DSL
10. Sturdy wall composition : STONE
11. Riches : WEALTH
12. Historic Hun : ATTILA
13. Consumer Reports employee : TESTER
18. Greek god of love : EROS
19. Scheduled to arrive : DUE
22. Notes after mis : FAS
23. Old Testament book : AMOS
24. Prison sentence that may be "without parole" : LIFE
25. Univ. class president, maybe : BMOC
28. Washed up : LAVED
29. Self-proclaimed psychic Geller : URI
32. Prefix with night or light : TWI
34. Get out of the way : STEPASIDE
35. A billion years : EON
37. Gas station fixture : PUMP
38. Happy ___ clam : ASA
39. City near Tahoe : RENO
40. 1978 Village People hit : YMCA
43. Over there, old-style : YON
44. Competitor of Capitol and Epic : ARISTA
45. Water cooler tidbits : RUMORS
46. Bother horribly : GNAWAT
48. U.S. operative : CIASPY
49. Wood-shaping tool : ADZE
52. Doofus : SCHMO
53. Can./Mex. separator : USA
55. Wears : HASON
57. Letter after epsilon : ZETA
58. Neatnik's opposite : SLOB
60. Key above caps lock : TAB
61. Silent acknowledgment : NOD
62. 180° from WSW : ENE
63. Tie the knot : WED

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