New York Times, Monday, April 28, 2003

Author: Jim Hyres
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Hyres
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Skillful : ADEPT
6. French friends : AMIS
10. It precedes "Over here!" : PSST
14. Check recipient : PAYEE
15. Actress Spelling : TORI
16. Sailor's hello : AHOY
17. When "S.N.L." ends in N.Y.C. : ONEAM
18. Beach promenade : BOARDWALK
20. Bench surrounded by pigeons? : PARKPLACE
22. 1973 Rolling Stones #1 hit : ANGIE
23. Thin wood strip : LATH
24. WSW's opposite : ENE
25. Aesop's stories : FABLES
29. Most sarcastic, as remarks : SNIDEST
33. Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
34. Overturn, as a government : TOPPLE
37. ___ Beta Kappa : PHI
38. Noted 19th- and 20th-century coal hauler : READINGRAILROAD
41. "You da ___!" : MAN
42. Places to get manicures : SALONS
43. Pinnacle : ACME
44. Annoying : IRKSOME
46. Gives 10% : TITHES
48. Lincoln or Vigoda : ABE
49. British submachine gun : STEN
51. Milan's La ___ : SCALA
54. Pleasant sight at a supermarket checkout : SHORTLINE
59. Tariff on valuables : LUXURYTAX
61. Indy competitor : RACER
62. Life sentences? : OBIT
63. "___ want for Christmas ..." : ALLI
64. Gas company bought by BP : AMOCO
65. Alleviate : EASE
66. City on the Rhine, to locals : KOLN
67. Ballplayers in pinstripes : YANKS
1. Each, in pricing : APOP
2. Comedian Carvey : DANA
3. Looker : EYER
4. Pinnacle : PEAK
5. Place to observe Saturday Sabbath : TEMPLE
6. Up, in baseball : ATBAT
7. Be a sponge : MOOCH
8. "Dies ___" (hymn) : IRAE
9. Madam's mate : SIR
10. Hocked : PAWNED
11. Dance popularized in the 1930's : SHAG
12. Songs for one : SOLI
13. Young 'un : TYKE
19. Book before Hosea : DANIEL
21. Part alphabetized in a telephone directory : LASTNAME
24. Army volunteer : ENLISTER
25. Physicist Enrico : FERMI
26. Toward the back : AREAR
27. Entry form : BLANK
28. Was in front : LED
29. The Golden Gate's is 4,200 feet : SPAN
30. Notable period : EPOCH
31. Embarrassment : SHAME
32. Ebb and others : TIDES
35. Look at flirtatiously : OGLE
36. No amateur : PRO
39. Weather line : ISOBAR
40. Snitch : RAT
45. Gesture to a general : SALUTE
47. Where papers accumulate on a desk : INTRAY
49. "I ___ return" : SHALL
50. Poison : TOXIN
51. ___ gin fizz : SLOE
52. Havana's home : CUBA
53. Line of rotation : AXIS
54. D-Day invasion town : STLO
55. Dalai ___ : LAMA
56. Screen pic : ICON
57. Part of a bottle : NECK
58. God of love : EROS
60. Chatter on and on : YAK

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