New York Times, Wednesday, May 14, 2003

Author: Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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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

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 76 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 105 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Mute Marx : HARPO
6. "Hop ___!" : TOIT
10. Tempest in a teapot : FUSS
14. The bounding main : OCEAN
15. "I see," facetiously : AHSO
16. Charles barker : ASTA
17. Don't mess with him! : MISTERINBETWEEN
20. D.C. summer setting : EDT
21. Conversant with : UPON
22. Done : ENDED
23. Secret store : CACHE
26. Title locale in a Cheech Marin movie : EASTLA
27. Don't burn them! : YOURBRIDGES
31. Olive with a little salt? : OYL
32. Ones foaling : MARES
33. Ticked off : IRKED
35. Out of port : ASEA
36. Don't make them! : WAVES
38. Flat floater : RAFT
42. It helps you see plays : SLOMO
44. "Sexy" lady of a Beatles song : SADIE
45. Oberhausen "oh" : ACH
48. Don't say this! : ANOTHERWORD
51. Believer : THEIST
53. ___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
54. Fountain favorites : MALTS
55. Introduction to science? : OMNI
57. Kindergarten break : NAP
60. Don't give me that! : OLDSONGANDDANCE
64. Read rapidly : SKIM
65. "That's right" : TRUE
66. Line to the audience : ASIDE
67. Newcastle's river : TYNE
68. Next in line? : HEIR
69. Smidgen : SPECK
1. Part of HBO : HOME
2. Etcher's fluid : ACID
3. Burnout treatment : RESTCURE
4. Butter portion : PAT
5. Low digit : ONE
6. Chiang Kai-shek's capital : TAIPEI
7. "This can't be!" : OHNO
8. Copyright page info: Abbr. : ISBN
9. Low digit : TOE
10. Flatters, with "over" : FAWNS
11. Familiar with : USEDTO
12. Hard : STEELY
13. Biblical footwear : SANDAL
18. Essen basin : RUHR
19. Rib : TEASE
24. Fields : AREAS
25. "Survivor" network : CBS
26. Comics cries : EEKS
27. Singer Sumac : YMA
28. New World grp. : OAS
29. Result of a bad shot, maybe : DIVOT
30. Coll. senior's test : GRE
34. Say "y'all," say : DRAWL
36. Refuses to : WONT
37. Te-___ cigars : AMO
39. "Oklahoma!" gal : ADOANNIE
40. Needle holder : FIR
41. Danson of "Becker" : TED
43. Cow catcher : LASSO
44. B'way sign : SRO
45. Maximally : ATMOST
46. Like a blackboard eraser : CHALKY
47. Repressed : HELDIN
49. Marilu of "Evening Shade" : HENNER
50. Lady of "Idylls of the King" : ENID
52. "C'est moi" to us : ITSME
55. Grimm villain : OGRE
56. Haleakala's locale : MAUI
58. Current choice : ACDC
59. Cheat, in a way : PEEK
61. Like a certain power : NTH
62. Perp prosecutors, briefly : DAS
63. Venom source : ASP

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