New York Times, Wednesday, April 6, 2005

Author: Michael Doran
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael J. Doran
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Doran. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Huckleberry Finn" character and others : JIMS
5. Jaws : YAKS
9. In short supply : SCANT
14. Trial balloon, e.g. : IDEA
15. Twistable treat : OREO
16. Misanthrope, e.g. : HATER
17. V.I.P. accompanier : BODYGUARD
19. Journal submission : ESSAY
20. Product-pitching cow : ELSIE
21. Weigh down : LADE
23. One of a matched pair : HERS
24. Pro-Second Amendment grp. : NRA
26. Put on : TELECAST
28. Alcohol misuser : BINGEDRINKER
32. Cheer in Juárez : OLE
33. Meditative sect : ZEN
34. Throws high in the sky : LOFTS
38. Wrongdoing : MISDEED
41. Take air in and out : RESPIRE
43. Like 101 courses : BASIC
44. X-X-X part : TIC
45. Ambulance chaser's advice : SUE
46. Wedding figure : PHOTOGRAPHER
51. Knock the socks off : BOWLOVER
54. Olympics chant : USA
55. Toast topper : OLEO
56. ___ Eleanor Roosevelt : ANNA
58. Golfer's set : IRONS
62. Monroe's successor : ADAMS
64. What 17-, 28- and 46-Across are always willing to do : TAKEASHOT
66. Exodus mount : SINAI
67. Actress Falco : EDIE
68. Yeats's home : EIRE
69. Checks out : TESTS
70. Successful solver's cry : DONE
71. Paint layer : COAT
1. Be in accord : JIBE
2. Temple image : IDOL
3. Pills, slangily : MEDS
4. "That's life!," e.g. : SAYING
5. One of us? : YOU
6. 49-Down's ___ Sea : ARAL
7. Protein in hair and nails : KERATIN
8. Soaking wet : SODDEN
9. "___ loves me …" : SHE
10. Tobacco or cotton : CASHCROP
11. Befuddled : ATSEA
12. Closes in on : NEARS
13. A private eye might videotape one : TRYST
18. Richard of "Primal Fear" : GERE
22. Fraternal fellow : ELK
25. Timber-shaping tool : ADZE
27. Slippery sorts : EELS
28. Screen flop : BOMB
29. Skater Kulik : ILIA
30. 1987 Costner role : NESS
31. ___ alert : RED
35. Angle : FISH
36. Line up : TRUE
37. Tarot card user : SEER
39. Tactful one : DIPLOMAT
40. Back talk? : ECHO
41. Fix, in a way : RIG
42. Hose shade : ECRU
44. Early scene in "The Wizard of Oz" : TORNADO
47. They grow when fertilized : OVA
48. Camped out : TENTED
49. See 6-Down : ASIA
50. Astronomical distance : PARSEC
51. Act the blowhard : BOAST
52. Almost any doo-wop song : OLDIE
53. Trains to the cup, say : WEANS
57. Related : AKIN
59. Canton's home : OHIO
60. Asta's mistress : NORA
61. Margin notation : STET
63. A sib : SIS
65. Fat foot spec : EEE

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