New York Times, Monday, March 17, 2003

Author: David Ainslie Macleod
Editor: Will Shortz
David Ainslie Macleod
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Macleod. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Actress Thompson of TV's "Family" : SADA
5. Ace or jack : CARD
9. How to sing, ideally : ONKEY
14. Israeli airline : ELAL
15. Baseball's Matty or Moises : ALOU
16. Ethiopia's ___ Selassie : HAILE
17. Bugs bugs him : ELMERFUDD
19. "Mine!" : GOTIT
20. 1991 Madonna hit : RESCUEME
21. Czech-born actor Herbert : LOM
22. Discharge : EGEST
23. Plummeted : NOSEDIVED
28. Tierra ___ Fuego : DEL
29. Goethe character who makes a pact with the devil : FAUST
30. Rock's Bon ___ : JOVI
31. "Vive le ___!" : ROI
33. Words of praise : TRIBUTES
35. Uncomplicated kind of question : YESORNO
39. Pupil : STUDENT
40. Expatriate : EMIGRANT
42. String after A : BCD
43. Ache (for) : PINE
44. "Silly" birds : GEESE
46. Fold-up bed : COT
49. Narrative : STORYLINE
51. Popular clog clearer : DRANO
53. Wild wild West : MAE
54. Like some vamps : SLOEEYED
56. Horrible : AWFUL
59. Title hero of a Melville story : BILLYBUDD
60. "La Traviata" composer : VERDI
61. Repetitive learning method : ROTE
62. "I've Got ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
63. "Humble" place : ABODE
64. Years in Spain : ANOS
65. Marvin of Motown : GAYE
1. Get really steamed : SEERED
2. Assert without proof : ALLEGE
3. Woman hoping for a knight in shining armor : DAMSEL
4. Baldwin and Guinness : ALECS
5. Lunch site : CAFE
6. Barnard graduate : ALUMNA
7. Endured, as a hurricane : RODEOUT
8. It fizzles : DUD
9. Cry of terror : OHGOD
10. Country-singing mother : NAOMIJUDD
11. Medic's bag : KIT
12. ___ Lilly (Fortune 500 company) : ELI
13. "Is it soup ___?" : YET
18. Groove : RUT
21. Beatles album after "Hey Jude" : LETITBE
24. Georgia and Ukraine, once: Abbr. : SSRS
25. Cast a ballot : VOTE
26. Fifty-fifty : EVEN
27. Mile or kilometer: Abbr. : DIST
29. Wangle : FINAGLE
31. Longtime CBS/ NBC newsman : ROGERMUDD
32. Bobby of the Bruins : ORR
34. Tampa Bay footballer, for short : BUC
35. Slangy assents : YEPS
36. Discharge : EMIT
37. ___-Soviet relations : SINO
38. R.E.M.'s "The ___ Love" : ONEI
41. Excitement in the air : TENSION
45. Do business with : SELLTO
46. Iroquois confederate : CAYUGA
47. Sometime : ONEDAY
48. Walk like a two-year-old : TODDLE
50. Clinton or Bush, collegiately : YALIE
51. TV actress Susan : DEY
52. Arrange in different sacks : REBAG
55. Shouts to a matador : OLES
56. Actress Gardner : AVA
57. Spider's work : WEB
58. To and ___ : FRO
59. Victoria's Secret purchase : BRA

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