New York Times, Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Author: Verna Suit
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Suit. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Like most world table tennis champions : ASIAN
6. One who's been down the aisle : WIFE
10. Sales caveat : ASIS
14. "Ars ___ ..." : LONGA
15. Roman way : ITER
16. "Out with it!" : GIVE
17. Ways up the slopes : TBARS
18. Court plea, for short : NOLO
19. Cameo stone : ONYX
20. What friends said about 29-Across? : HEWASAGOODEGG
23. Bonanza find : ORE
24. Capp and Capone : ALS
25. Book before Esth. : NEH
26. Long-eared animal : ASS
29. Subject of this puzzle : HUMPTYDUMPTY
32. Play's start : ACTI
35. Like very narrow shoes : AAA
36. Opportunities, so to speak : DOORS
37. Rubberneck : GAWK
38. Nasty : SNIDE
41. Duff : PRAT
42. "Peer Gynt" composer : GRIEG
44. L'homme over there : LUI
45. 180's : UEYS
46. What 29-Across might say about a good joke : ITCRACKSMEUP
50. Like very wide shoes : EEE
51. Item worn around the neck : BOA
52. A.T.M. need : PIN
53. Give a nickname : TAG
56. 29-Across's political aspiration? : THEOVALOFFICE
60. Mine, in Marseille : AMOI
62. Cross letters : INRI
63. ___ sprawl : URBAN
64. Artworks : OILS
65. Dodge compact : NEON
66. Actress Witherspoon : REESE
67. Pubmates : LADS
68. Sailor's drink : GROG
69. Cousins of harps : LYRES
1. Even if, succinctly : ALTHO
2. Off the sauce : SOBER
3. Blown away : INAWE
4. Indian tourist city : AGRA
5. Capital of the Bahamas : NASSAU
6. Plane stat : WINGSPAN
7. Words of agreement : ITOO
8. Grand theft auto, e.g. : FELONY
9. Chipped away at : ERODED
10. Wide-eyed : AGOG
11. City on a strait : SINGAPORE
12. Wrigley Field flora : IVY
13. "___ sells" (advertising catchphrase) : SEX
21. Soprano Gluck and others : ALMAS
22. Israel's Barak : EHUD
27. Leave the flock : STRAY
28. Methods: Abbr. : SYSTS
29. Outdoorsman of a sort : HIKER
30. Pre-kickoff call : TAILS
31. Tend to a spill : MOPUP
32. Cow college student : AGGIE
33. Bill of fare : CARTE
34. Like Hawthorne's "Tales" : TWICETOLD
39. Won ton, e.g. : DUMPLING
40. Kid's song refrain : EIEIO
43. Kotter of 70's TV : GABE
47. Dove's activity : COOING
48. Julie ___, the voice of Marge Simpson : KAVNER
49. Roll out : UNFURL
53. Rome's river : TIBER
54. Have ___ of the jitters : ACASE
55. Inheritance carriers : GENES
57. Villain's reception : HISS
58. Suffix with buck : AROO
59. Glenn of the Eagles : FREY
60. Earthlink alternative : AOL
61. War stat : MIA

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