New York Times, Tuesday, August 15, 2006

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

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 1968 U.S. Open winner : ASHE
5. "___ Easy" (1977 Ronstadt hit) : ITSSO
10. Big name in pineapples : DOLE
14. Shell game, e.g. : SCAM
15. Appointed : NAMED
16. Popular computer operating system : UNIX
17. Dollars for rocket research? : THRUSTFUND
19. Trillion: Prefix : TERA
20. Sitter's handful : IMP
21. Prefix with dollars : PETRO
22. "Vamoose!" : SCRAM
23. Housetop laborer : ROOFER
25. Former F.B.I. chief Louis : FREEH
27. Clearasil target : ACNE
29. Lipton competitor : TETLEY
33. Ex-Giants quarterback Phil : SIMMS
36. Nothing can escape from one : BLACKHOLE
39. "Star Trek: T.N.G." counselor : TROI
40. Kind of club appropriate for this puzzle? : FOURH
41. Country singer McEntire : REBA
42. Dawdling : DALLIANCE
44. Waste conduit : SEWER
45. "Ta-ta!" : SEEYOU
46. Largest continent : ASIA
48. Yellowfin and albacore : TUNAS
51. Montezuma's people : AZTECS
55. Sounds of relief : SIGHS
58. Soothing stuff : SALVE
60. Curly's assaulter : MOE
61. Month before Nisan : ADAR
62. Fabrics manufacturer? : THREADMILL
64. Hefty volume : TOME
65. Daughter of Lear : REGAN
66. ___ onto (grab) : GLOM
67. Otherwise : ELSE
68. With regard to : ANENT
69. Hess who was a dame : MYRA
1. Up and about : ASTIR
2. Jerky sort : SCHMO
3. Oprah's production company : HARPO
4. Cousin of a cassowary : EMU
5. Often-unpaid worker : INTERN
6. Wilson's predecessor : TAFT
7. Blue toon : SMURF
8. Madrid mister : SENOR
9. Peculiar : ODD
10. Killer tulip? : DUTCHTHREAT
11. Lulu : ONER
12. Old Italian money : LIRA
13. Midterm worry : EXAM
18. Glasses, informally : SPECS
22. Pursue : SEEK
24. Trio running the Mafia? : FAMILYTHREE
26. Write on glass, e.g. : ETCH
28. Raven-colored : EBON
30. Marcus who co-founded 63-Down : LOEW
31. Hamburg's river : ELBE
32. Orbital period : YEAR
33. Norms: Abbr. : STDS
34. "Dies ___" : IRAE
35. Double agent : MOLE
37. Director Jean-___ Godard : LUC
38. Territory : AREA
40. Goat-man of myth : FAUN
43. Debtors' notes : IOUS
44. Evaluated, with "up" : SIZED
47. Idiot ___ : SAVANT
49. Pale with fright : ASHEN
50. One reporting to a looie : SARGE
52. Post with good etiquette : EMILY
53. Some sports commentary : COLOR
54. 1965 march site : SELMA
55. Fill beyond full : SATE
56. Teen fave : IDOL
57. Pinup's legs : GAMS
59. What Mrs. Sprat couldn't eat : LEAN
62. Refrain syllable : TRA
63. Big film inits. : MGM

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