New York Times, Thursday, April 3, 2008

Author: Kevin G. Der
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevin G. Der
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Benjamin Harrison's vice president, ___ P. Morton : LEVI
5. Freaked out : HADACOW
10. Looks unhappy : SCOWLS
14. Big pullers : OXEN
15. Out : ALIBI
16. Soup or salad ingredient : COWPEA
17. Beloved film character with a tail : COWARDLYLION
19. Car with an acronymic name : SAAB
20. Cousin of the bald eagle : ERN
21. "___ precaution ..." : ASA
22. "The White Horse ___" (operetta) : INN
24. Holy man's title : SRI
25. One of the so-called Southern Ivies : EMORY
27. Victor Nuñez title hero : ULEE
28. Spike TV, once : TNN
29. Bit of force : DYNE
30. Speaker's adjunct : AMP
32. Disqualify (oneself) : RECUSE
34. Drinks with a spoon, maybe : COCOAS
37. Mexican silver dollars : DUROS
38. 1980s catchphrase : WHERESTHEBEEF
41. Baseball cover : COWHIDE
42. Pens together : COWRITES
43. Whence the line "Whatever it is, I fear Greeks even when they bring gifts" : AENEID
45. "Die Meistersinger" soprano : EVA
46. Spring break? : THAW
50. Rouge or noir, e.g. : BET
51. ___ City, Fla. : DADE
53. "That's a ___!" : LAUGH
54. Diminutive suffix : ULE
55. With 52-Down, hangs out : AIR
56. Wall St. hire : MBA
58. Old Turkish title : BEY
59. Central point : NODE
61. Cry just before someone gets some big bucks? : RIDEEMCOWBOY
64. W.W. II battleground : GUAM
65. Pine : YEARN
66. Catherine Deneuve was on its first U.S. cover : ELLE
67. Court figs. : ATTS
68. Battle site in "Animal Farm" : COWSHED
69. Range in lipsticks : REDS
1. It makes livestock go crazy : LOCOWEED
2. Retired from a service : EXARMY
3. Mount ___ : VERNON
4. Pol. label : IND
5. Robert of "Airplane!" : HAYS
6. ___ prima (painting technique) : ALLA
7. Midmillennium year : DII
8. In a frenzy : ABOIL
9. One tied for first place : COWINNER
10. Barges : SCOWS
11. Place for grazing : COWPASTURE
12. Discovers : LEARNSOF
13. Group assimilated by the Romans : SABINES
18. Be productive, as chickens : LAY
23. As required, after "if" : NEEDBE
26. Go back : RECEDE
27. Stuck : UPATREE
30. It can never come back : ACE
31. Its coat of arms features a horseman spearing a dragon : MOSCOW
33. Hill, in Spain : CUESTA
35. Food brand whose name is a portmanteau of two state names : OREIDA
36. Knife, slangily : SHIV
38. Present, as a dessert tray : WHEELOUT
39. Made allusions to : HINTEDAT
40. ___ Kappa Nu (honor society) : ETA
41. Surfer's exclamation : COWABUNGA
44. It may be milked for all it's worth : DAIRYCOW
47. Eye in the heavens : HUBBLE
48. Ancient : AGEOLD
49. "As a matter of fact, I do" : WHYYES
52. See 55-Across : DRIES
53. Prison break, e.g. : LAM
56. Pond, in Liverpool : MERE
57. Crook : BEND
60. Accident letters : EMS
62. Morse T : DAH
63. Shrink : COWER

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