New York Times, Wednesday, December 10, 2003

Author: Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Harvey Estes
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.52700

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 14, Words: 73, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 113 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. A lap a minute, e.g. : PACE
5. Graceful bend : PLIE
9. Capital south of Quito : LIMA
13. Norse saint : OLAV
14. "___ She Sweet?" : AINT
15. Quotation notation : ANON
16. Leather finish? : ETTE
17. Jump the gun : GETAHEADSTART
19. Generally ignored astronomical occurrence : MOONSET
21. Token takers : STILES
22. "Piece of cake!" : NOPROB
24. One's partner : ONLY
25. Reebok rival : ADIDAS
27. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
29. Short break? : RANDR
30. Genealogist's work : TREE
31. PC innards: Abbr. : CPU
34. "Concord" Sonata composer : IVES
35. Flip response? : HEADSORTAILS
36. Whispers sweet nothings : COOS
37. Fine points : DETAILS
38. "Okey-doke" : SURE
39. Puts out some hot, swinging music : ROCKS
40. Manilow song setting : COPA
41. Gasbag : TALKER
42. Unwelcome guest : BOOR
44. Marsh plants : HORSETAILS
46. Took a look inside : XRAYED
48. Wood cutters : RIPSAWS
51. Exact heavy vengeance : MAKEHEADSROLL
53. Poi party : LUAU
54. Quick points : ACES
55. One often asked for an autograph : IDOL
56. Outlet option : ACDC
57. E-mailed : SENT
58. Writes : PENS
59. Work unit : WEEK
1. Elegy, e.g. : POEM
2. Chorus girl : ALTO
3. Tough mode of punishment : CATONINETAILS
4. 50/50 chance : EVENODDS
5. On-call gizmos : PAGERS
6. Purposely misinform : LIETO
7. I.R.A. increaser: Abbr. : INT
8. Greek vowels : ETAS
9. Bodega patron : LATINO
10. Together : INALL
11. Amusing Amsterdam : MOREY
12. Them, in "Them!" : ANTS
18. Epitaph holder ... or Mick Jagger? : HEADSTONE
20. Have words (with) : SPAR
23. Ballet support : BARRE
25. Wanting water : ARID
26. Humorist Barry : DAVE
28. Sells to the public : RETAILS
30. Bar mitzvah reading : TORAH
31. Where shrimp take a dip : COCKTAILSAUCE
32. Elbow : POKE
33. Cold war inits. : USSR
35. "Careful!" : HEADSUP
36. Picnic dish : COLESLAW
38. Bad losers : SOREHEADS
39. Blacksmith's file : RASP
40. Coquettish in the extreme : COYEST
41. Singing sounds : TRILLS
42. Gird (oneself) : BRACE
43. Solid, as some furniture : OAKEN
45. Sweater synthetic : ORLON
46. Brief holiday? : XMAS
47. Tap trouble : DRIP
49. Go in up to one's ankles : WADE
50. Use a straw : SUCK
52. Laudatory lines : ODE

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