New York Times, Monday, May 5, 2003

Author: Mel Taub
Editor: Will Shortz
Mel Taub
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Taub. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Cut with a crosscut : SAWN
5. / : SLASH
10. Castro's country : CUBA
14. As to : INRE
15. Where Seoul is : KOREA
16. Done with : OVER
17. One choosing a sweater, e.g.? : KNITPICKER
19. Let it all out : VENT
20. Sombrero, e.g. : HAT
21. Blame : ONUS
22. Shoddy : SLEAZY
24. Mrs. Harry Truman : BESS
25. One-named singer and Oscar winner : CHER
26. Item that may be connected to a car's ignition : ALARM
29. Act of philanthropy : DONATION
33. Opposite of out : SAFE
34. Actress Tammy who won a Tony for playing Molly Brown : GRIMES
36. Genetic inits. : RNA
37. Recognize terrific fountain treats? : KNOWGREATSHAKES
40. ___ de Cologne : EAU
41. Theater passages : AISLES
42. Not straight : BENT
43. Hard-to-decide predicaments : DILEMMAS
45. Pal : BUDDY
46. "If ___ be so bold ..." : IMAY
47. Get together : MEET
49. Penny-pinching : FRUGAL
52. The "shrew" in "The Taming of the Shrew" : KATE
53. Honey maker : BEE
56. Every's partner : EACH
57. Mace? : KNIGHTCLUB
60. Riverbed deposit : SILT
61. "Goodnight ___" (1950 hit) : IRENE
62. Luminous radiation : AURA
63. Do in : SLAY
64. The "N" of U.S.N.A. : NAVAL
65. City tricked with a wooden horse : TROY
1. Punjabi believer : SIKH
2. "The King and I" tutor : ANNA
3. Habeas corpus, e.g. : WRIT
4. After expenses : NET
5. Drums, in jazz lingo : SKINS
6. Place : LOCUS
7. Boats like Noah's : ARKS
8. Envision : SEE
9. Severity : HARSHNESS
10. Like C.I.A. operations : COVERT
11. Part of the eye containing the iris : UVEA
12. Mercedes-___ : BENZ
13. Painterlike : ARTY
18. Robert Frost piece : POEM
23. Fido restrainer : LEASH
24. Beer, say : BREW
25. Dumas's Monte Cristo, e.g.: Fr. : COMTE
26. Named, as a price : ASKED
27. Hawaiian island : LANAI
28. Run ___ of (violate) : AFOUL
29. Places a call on an old phone : DIALS
30. Irritated : IRKED
31. Upright, as a box : ONEND
32. Very unpleasant : NASTY
34. Old female tabby : GRIMALKIN
35. State again : RESAY
38. Letter before delta : GAMMA
39. Border on : ABUT
44. Fourscore : EIGHTY
45. Symbol of redness : BEET
47. ___ cum laude : MAGNA
48. Lucy's landlady : ETHEL
49. Own (up to) : FESS
50. Commuting option : RAIL
51. Bruins' sch. : UCLA
52. Chicken ___ (dish) : KIEV
53. Become hazy : BLUR
54. Continental currency : EURO
55. Auctioneerless auction site : EBAY
58. Gunners' org. : NRA
59. Tabby : CAT

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