New York Times, Wednesday, May 7, 2003

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
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1. Humane org. : SPCA
5. Fibber ___ of old radio : MCGEE
10. Blue shade : AQUA
14. Early late-night name : PAAR
15. It may be red : ALERT
16. Pat on the back? : BURP
17. Deli purchase : LIVERWURST
19. Parakeet's place : CAGE
20. Guru's goal : ONENESS
21. Rhine feeder : AAR
23. Mardi Gras figure : REX
24. With 54-Across, the theme of this puzzle [hint: New Hampshire] : STATE
25. A&E alternative : TNT
27. Giant of note : OTT
29. V-J Day pres. : HST
30. Preserved, in a way : FREEZEDRIED
35. Of ___ (somewhat) : ASORT
36. "Come on now!" : REALLY
37. Financial page acronym : AMEX
40. China ___ (showy bloom) : ASTER
42. Art collectibles : CELS
43. Headshake, e.g. : DENIAL
45. Apple product : IBOOK
47. Lifesavers of a kind : ORGANDONORS
49. It's like "-like" : ISH
52. Type : ILK
53. Elec. system component : IGN
54. See 24-Across : MOTTO
56. Garfield's master : JON
58. Have something : AIL
60. Dublin native : IRISHER
62. Sailed through : ACED
64. Food experts : DIETICIANS
66. Cheesemaking byproduct : WHEY
67. Be frank (with) : LEVEL
68. Brutus's "Behold!" : ECCE
69. Ticked off : SORE
70. Clean off : ERASE
71. Fan sounds : RAHS
1. Bathtub sound : SPLOSH
2. Palette supplies : PAINTS
3. "As is," e.g. : CAVEAT
4. Don't exist : ARENT
5. Large openings : MAWS
6. Star groups : CLUSTERS
7. Lux. neighbor : GER
8. Like oleo vis-à-vis butter : ERSATZ
9. Blues singer James : ETTA
10. "One Life to Live" airer : ABC
11. Statistical boundary value : QUARTILE
12. Press : URGE
13. Top spot : APEX
18. Marine dangers : REEFS
22. Was a passenger : RODE
26. Bug protection : NETTING
28. CD selection : TRACK
31. Author Dahl : ROALD
32. Misplay : ERROR
33. Add-on : ELL
34. Bad: Prefix : DYS
35. Like some symmetry : AXIAL
37. Fuss : ADO
38. Mal de ___ : MER
39. Arrange with some effort : ENGINEER
41. Hard rubbers : EBONITES
44. "Diana" singer : ANKA
46. Of element no. 76 : OSMIC
48. More unctuous : OILIER
49. Home of Odysseus : ITHACA
50. It may make the nose wrinkle : STENCH
51. Motor's power, informally : HORSES
55. Willow variety : OSIER
56. 1975 Spielberg film : JAWS
57. Word from a Spanish count? : OCHO
59. Not scheduled to play : IDLE
61. Stir up : RILE
63. It may be red : DYE
65. Spacewalk, for short : EVA

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