New York Times, Monday, April 5, 2004

Author: Jim Hyres
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Hyres
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {KQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tough spots to get out of : JAMS
5. City leader : MAYOR
10. Ego : SELF
14. Old radio word for the letter O : OBOE
15. "___ there yet?" : AREWE
16. Half a sextet : TRIO
17. Charlton Heston epic, with "The" : TENCOMMANDMENTS
20. Ratfink : STOOLIE
21. Ray of the Kinks : DAVIES
22. Essential : NEEDED
25. Witherspoon of "Legally Blonde" : REESE
26. "Holy smokes!" : EGADS
29. Marked, as a survey square : XEDIN
31. Whodunit board game : CLUE
32. New Guinea native : PAPUAN
34. C.E.O.'s degree : MBA
37. Home for Pooh and Tigger : HUNDREDACREWOOD
40. Baseballer Mel : OTT
41. Large system of newsgroups : USENET
42. Smog : HAZE
43. Unappetizing dishes : GLOPS
44. Try to pick up, as at a bar : HITON
45. Laissez-___ : FAIRE
48. Join forces (with) : TEAMUP
51. Popular Honda : ACCORD
53. Runs full speed : GALLOPS
57. Chain in the upper St. Lawrence River : THOUSANDISLANDS
60. Ages and ages : EONS
61. False move : FEINT
62. Jazzy improv style : SCAT
63. One bit of medicine : DOSE
64. Hot dog picker-upper : TONGS
65. Amerada ___ (oil giant) : HESS
1. Writes (down) : JOTS
2. Assist in wrongdoing : ABET
3. Pre-stereo sound : MONO
4. Supported, as a motion : SECONDED
5. Mrs. Eisenhower : MAMIE
6. Like gunmen and octopuses : ARMED
7. Nay's opposite : YEA
8. Possess : OWN
9. Foxx of "Sanford and Son" : REDD
10. Filmmaker Spielberg : STEVEN
11. Bert's roommate on "Sesame Street" : ERNIE
12. Reduced-calorie beers : LITES
13. "All That Jazz" choreographer Bob : FOSSE
18. Bullfight cheers : OLES
19. Corps member : MARINE
23. Wide area : EXPANSE
24. Two of cards : DEUCE
26. Sound in a big, empty room : ECHO
27. Excess supply : GLUT
28. Uncle's partner : AUNT
30. It's thrown at a bull's-eye : DART
32. Mexican money : PESO
33. Good (at) : ADEPT
34. Castle encircler : MOAT
35. Old TV clown : BOZO
36. Chief Yemeni port : ADEN
38. Kings and queens : RULERS
39. Auto accident injury : WHIPLASH
43. Complain : GROUSE
44. Hockey great Bobby : HULL
45. Destined : FATED
46. Sound preceding "God bless" : ACHOO
47. Desktop pictures : ICONS
49. Growing older : AGING
50. Sail supports : MASTS
52. Loony : DAFT
54. Formerly : ONCE
55. Some handhelds: Abbr. : PDAS
56. Speedy fliers, for short : SSTS
58. Modern: Prefix : NEO
59. Kipling's "Gunga ___" : DIN

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