New York Times, Wednesday, July 19, 2000

Author: Philip Lew
Editor: Will Shortz
Philip Lew
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Lew. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Later, dude!" : SEEYA
6. Bowlful for Bowser : ALPO
10. Lefts from Louis : JABS
14. Swashbuckling Flynn : ERROL
15. Long bath : SOAK
16. Sometimes-twisted snack : OREO
17. Hamper : CRIMP
18. News agency founded in 1918 : TASS
19. Troy Aikman's alma mater : UCLA
20. Sound of disapproval : TSK
21. "Ver-r-ry funny!" : HARDYHARHAR
24. Burt's "The Killers" co-star : AVA
25. Female hog : SOW
26. Batting avg., e.g. : PCT
29. Father Flanagan's group, today : BOYSTOWNUSA
35. The Earps, e.g. : LAWMEN
37. In addition : YET
38. Aware of : ONTO
39. To pieces : APART
40. Shirt part : ARM
41. Show fear : COWER
42. Part of the uvea : IRIS
43. "What ___, chopped liver?" : AMI
44. Improvise : FAKEIT
45. 1980's antidrug campaigner : NANCYREAGAN
48. Strands in a cell? : DNA
49. Range part: Abbr. : MTN
50. Purge : RID
51. Wasn't on commission : DREWASALARY
56. Cultural Revolution chief : MAO
59. Meter maid of song : RITA
60. Spy Aldrich : AMES
61. Wooer of Olive Oyl : BLUTO
63. Notes in a pot, maybe : IOUS
64. Hop, skip or jump : LEAP
65. Fabulous fellow? : AESOP
66. Little swab : QTIP
67. They may come with odds : ENDS
68. Doesn't talk smoothly : RASPS
1. Splinter group : SECT
2. Goes off : ERRS
3. The Phantom of the Opera's name : ERIK
4. Day in Jerusalem : YOM
5. Kind of soup : ALPHABET
6. Off track : ASTRAY
7. Mutual fund fee : LOAD
8. Announcer's medium : PASYSTEM
9. "I'm ready - let's hear it!" : OKSHOOT
10. Du ___ (menu phrase) : JOUR
11. Enemy leader? : ARCH
12. Actor Lugosi : BELA
13. Go sky-high : SOAR
22. Bell-ringer of commercialdom : AVON
23. "That is so-o-o-o cute!" : AWW
26. Bagel variety : PLAIN
27. 1930's director with three Oscars : CAPRA
28. Aunt Polly's creator : TWAIN
30. Bashar Assad's land : SYRIA
31. Shady spot : NOOK
32. Single : UNWED
33. Pilsener holder : STEIN
34. Main line : AORTA
36. Richie's mother, to Fonzie : MRSC
40. Emphatic words of agreement : AMENAMEN
41. Mars, for one : CANDYBAR
43. Gallery event : ARTSALE
44. C-worthy? : FAIR
46. Singer Sumac : YMA
47. Understands : GRASPS
51. Old radio quiz show : DRIQ
52. Laugh ___ : RIOT
53. Small case : ETUI
54. Ethnic acronym : WASP
55. Hindrance for Superman : LEAD
56. Rumple : MUSS
57. Perched on : ATOP
58. Unwelcome word from a surgeon? : OOPS
62. Rustic locale : LEA

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