New York Times, Tuesday, September 3, 1996

Author: A. Goldstein
Editor: Will Shortz
Amy Goldstein
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Goldstein. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Confused : LOST
5. Lake in Africa : CHAD
9. Detest : ABHOR
14. Carpet cutter's calculation : AREA
15. Prefix with dynamic : AERO
16. Solo : ALONE
17. "The Gift of the ___" : MAGI
18. Soft cheese : BRIE
19. Distinctive glows : AURAS
20. Where a student may solve a problem : BLACKBOARD
23. "What I Am" singer Brickell : EDIE
24. Actor Lukas of "Witness" : HAAS
25. "Fat" Cosby character : ALBERT
27. Using the VCR : TAPING
30. Marconi's field : RADIO
32. Hearty brew : ALE
33. Enter, as a car : GETIN
35. Frontiersman in a coonskin cap : BOONE
39. Party line? : CONGA
41. Fore's counterpart : AFT
42. Rubber hub : AKRON
43. Domingo's voice : TENOR
44. Skirt feature : PLEAT
46. Ike's W.W. II domain : ETO
47. Slack : LOOSE
49. Feels nostalgia for : MISSES
51. Honesty : CANDOR
54. Shortly : SOON
55. God of war : ARES
56. Obsequious student : BROWNNOSER
62. Defeats decisively : ROUTS
64. First name in fashion : OLEG
65. "Big Mouth" Martha : RAYE
66. The Pentateuch : TORAH
67. Tallies : ADDS
68. Balanced : EVEN
69. Atlanta university : EMORY
70. Track contest : MEET
71. Pause in the music : REST
1. Lion's trusting companion : LAMB
2. Kind of hygiene : ORAL
3. Electronic game giant : SEGA
4. Chinese discipline : TAICHI
5. Sauerkraut, essentially : CABBAGE
6. Grinders : HEROS
7. Song for Madama Butterfly : ARIA
8. Not an idler : DOER
9. Bond rating : AAA
10. Place for a student's essay : BLUEBOOK
11. Crowd : HORDE
12. Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
13. Put back to zero : RESET
21. Jumpy one : KANGAROO
22. Pops : DAD
26. Wine poured to honor a deity : LIBATION
27. Diplomat's specialty : TACT
28. Healing plant : ALOE
29. Teller's partner in magic : PENN
30. Biathlon equipment : RIFLE
31. Kitty starter : ANTE
34. A little night music : TAPS
36. Mineral rocks : ORES
37. Memorandum : NOTE
38. Slaughter on the ballfield : ENOS
40. Reward for a student : GOLDSTAR
45. Surrounded by : AMONGST
48. Sphere : ORB
50. Nighttime noisemaker : SNORER
51. A la ___ : CARTE
52. "___ With a View" : AROOM
53. Prefix with surgeon or transmitter : NEURO
54. Stockholm native : SWEDE
57. Wander : ROAM
58. Ye ___ Shoppe : OLDE
59. Stat for a goalie : SAVE
60. Peepers : EYES
61. 1996 Tony-winning musical : RENT
63. Timid : SHY

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