New York Times, Monday, April 7, 2003

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 104 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Urban haze : SMOG
5. Tests by lifting : HEFTS
10. What kindergartners learn : ABCS
14. Ice cream holder : CONE
15. Apply, as pressure : EXERT
16. Hold sway over : RULE
17. Bread maker : OVEN
18. San ___, Calif. : MATEO
19. "___ my way" : IMON
20. UPS alternative : FEDERALEXPRESS
23. Mediterranean fruit : FIG
24. Tiny toiler : ANT
25. Sheen : LUSTER
27. Boat's back : STERN
29. French composer Erik : SATIE
32. Group of eras : EON
33. "Silent" prez : CAL
35. Big galoot : LUG
36. Olympian sovereign : ZEUS
37. Technologically advanced : STATEOFTHEART
41. "___ on first?" : WHOS
42. Long distance letters : MCI
43. Perfect gymnastics score : TEN
44. Unidentified John : DOE
45. Ballot caster : VOTER
47. Pine sap : RESIN
51. Takes effect : SETSIN
53. "Bali ___" : HAI
55. Carry on, as a trade : PLY
56. Cheap chat : LOCALPHONECALL
60. Be worthy of : RATE
61. "Merrily, we roll ___" : ALONG
62. Estimator's phrase : ORSO
63. Supply-and-demand subj. : ECON
64. Garden "crashers" : WEEDS
65. Campus bigwig : DEAN
66. Borscht vegetable : BEET
67. Peace Nobelist Anwar : SADAT
68. Popular ice cream : EDYS
1. Treats dismissively, with "at" : SCOFFS
2. "Shake a leg!" : MOVEIT
3. Uptight : ONEDGE
4. Hackman of Hollywood : GENE
5. Macho dude : HEMAN
6. Praises to the sky : EXALTS
7. Big bash : FETE
8. "Jurassic Park" menace, briefly : TREX
9. Traffic halter : STOPLIGHT
10. Astrological ram : ARIES
11. Inadvisable advice : BUMSTEER
12. Liquidation sale : CLOSEOUT
13. V.I.P. in D.C. : SEN
21. Attacked, in a way : RANAT
22. Feel regret over : RUE
26. T.L.C. givers : RNS
28. Some TV's : RCAS
30. 1966 Michael Caine role : ALFIE
31. Boy king of Egypt : TUT
34. Car buyers' protection : LEMONLAWS
36. Western writer Grey : ZANE
37. Common place for a knot : SHOELACE
38. Direct, as a confrontation : TOETOTOE
39. Halloween's mo. : OCT
40. Like Halloween sounds : EERIE
41. Dict. entries : WDS
45. By way of : VIA
46. Girl in a Beach Boys song : RHONDA
48. Dealt leniently with : SPARED
49. "And how!" : ILLSAY
50. Sheer stockings : NYLONS
52. Bloodhound's trail : SCENT
54. Uneasy feeling : ANGST
57. "Not guilty," e.g. : PLEA
58. Got rid of 64-Across : HOED
59. The "C" in U.P.C. : CODE
60. Yank's foe : REB

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