New York Times, Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Author: Gary J. Whitehead
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary J. Whitehead
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JKXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Whitehead. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mag. sales info : CIRC
5. Cat calls : MEOWS
10. Dutch cheese : EDAM
14. Baseball's Matty or Felipe : ALOU
15. First string : ATEAM
16. Danish-based toy company : LEGO
17. Special Operations group : DELTAFORCE
19. And : PLUS
20. Makings of a hero, perhaps : SALAMI
21. Food giant that owns Ball Park Franks and Hillshire Farm : SARALEE
23. Domain : REALM
26. Tabula ___ : RASA
27. Part of M.O. : MODUS
30. Way back when : AGO
32. Welsh breed : CORGI
35. Universal donor blood type, for short : ONEG
36. Not susceptible : IMMUNE
38. German article : EIN
39. Kilmer of film : VAL
40. Dr. ___ formerly of Death Row Records : DRE
41. Tiny amount : TAD
42. Coast Guard officer below lt. : ENS
43. "Richard ___" : III
44. Busybodies : YENTAS
46. "Hey there!" : PSST
47. War correspondent Pyle : ERNIE
49. Asian holiday : TET
50. Nun, in Nanterre : SOEUR
51. N.F.L. periods: Abbr. : QTRS
53. "The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing" author : AESOP
55. Takes to the police station : HAULSIN
58. New Jersey college until 1995 : UPSALA
62. Biblical brother : ABEL
63. Highly pleasing : DELIGHTFUL
66. Impart : LEND
67. Brooke's longtime rival on "All My Children" : ERICA
68. "Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
69. "Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
70. Capital suggested by the circled letters and by the starts of 17- and 63-Across and 11- and 29-Down : DOVER
71. Fails to keep : ROTS
1. Scoundrels : CADS
2. Intestinal parts : ILEA
3. Sushi bar offering : ROLL
4. Dance : CUTARUG
5. Capo's organization : MAFIA
6. Ike's W.W. II arena : ETO
7. Done, to Donne : OER
8. 1954 war comedy "Francis Joins the ___" : WACS
9. Dirty political tactic : SMEAR
10. Rio Grande city : ELPASO
11. TV angel portrayer : DELLAREESE
12. Fit of shivering : AGUE
13. Jazzman Allison : MOSE
18. University town near Des Moines : AMES
22. Ran : RACED
24. "Alas, poor Yorick!," e.g. : LAMENT
25. RKO competitor : MGM
27. Picture : MOVIE
28. Studio sign : ONAIR
29. Overdue : DELINQUENT
31. Beat in a Nathan's hot dog contest, e.g. : OUTATE
33. Supersharp knife : GINSU
34. Violin or cello: Abbr. : INSTR
36. Fury : IRE
37. "Illmatic" rapper : NAS
40. Batik artists, e.g. : DYERS
45. 1773 jetsam in Boston Harbor : TEA
46. Britney Spears, for one : POPSTAR
48. "That's enough, I guess ..." : ITLLDO
50. Year before jr. : SOPH
52. Allied : SIDED
54. Cuban export : SUGAR
55. Heavenly circle : HALO
56. Help in mischief : ABET
57. Stout's Wolfe : NERO
59. Bushy do : AFRO
60. Fontanne's stage partner : LUNT
61. Publican's stock : ALES
64. Tyler of "Stealing Beauty" : LIV
65. Swelling reducer : ICE

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