New York Times, Tuesday, June 24, 2003

Author: Norma Johnson and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Norma Johnson
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79/2/20027/3/20073
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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: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Johnson. This is puzzle # 108 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Alternative to check or credit : CASH
5. Unrefined : CRASS
10. Daedalus creation : MAZE
14. Poker payment : ANTE
15. "Ugh!" : YECCH
16. Store sign after 9 a.m. : OPEN
17. Wander : ROAM
18. Really like : ADORE
19. Hawaii's state bird : NENE
20. Sexologist + "The Waltons" co-star : HITEANDWAITE
23. Without interruption : ONEND
24. Kiddy coop : PLAYPEN
28. Mtge. units : PTS
29. Short sprint : DASH
33. Picture books : ALBUMS
34. Wish granters : GENIES
36. The East : ASIA
37. Film critic + "Native Son" author : REEDANDWRIGHT
41. Groceries carrier : CART
42. Deep dislikes : ODIUMS
43. Gap : HIATUS
46. "A Death in the Family" writer : AGEE
47. Easter decoration : EGG
50. Third-place finisher, e.g. : ALSORAN
52. Legend maker : ACURA
54. College basketball coach + "L.A. Law" co-star : KNIGHTANDDEY
58. Pizazz : ELAN
61. Scottish landowner : LAIRD
62. Classroom drills : ROTE
63. Cockeyed : LOCO
64. Refrain from children's singing? : EIEIO
65. Blast furnace input : ORES
66. Went really fast : FLEW
67. Dummies : DODOS
68. Scotch ingredient : MALT
1. Drive-in employee : CARHOP
2. Sprinkle oil on : ANOINT
3. Union members : STATES
4. Ones who can lift heavy weights : HEMEN
5. Greenish blue : CYAN
6. Funnyman Foxx : REDD
7. "Don't have ___, man!" : ACOW
8. Deep-six : SCRAP
9. Aussie gal : SHEILA
10. Fat cat : MONEYBAGS
11. Boorish brute : APE
12. ___ state (pleasant place to be) : ZEN
13. From K.C. to Detroit : ENE
21. Threw in : ADDED
22. 1960 chess champion Mikhail : TAL
25. Midwife's instruction : PUSH
26. Broadcast : EMIT
27. Code-breaking org. : NSA
30. Alicia of "Falcon Crest" : ANA
31. ___-Japanese War : SINO
32. Ibsen's Gabler : HEDDA
34. Become familiar with : GETTOKNOW
35. Great gulp : SWIG
37. Racetrack fence : RAIL
38. Historic periods : ERAS
39. Wish undone : RUE
40. "That is to say ..." : IMEAN
41. Chinese tea : CHA
44. Samovar : URN
45. Took a cruise : SAILED
47. Writer Welty : EUDORA
48. Grimm girl : GRETEL
49. Most mirthful : GAYEST
51. Marsh of mystery : NGAIO
53. Data holder : CDROM
55. Went very fast : HIED
56. The Stooges, for instance : TRIO
57. Hullabaloos : ADOS
58. Keebler cookiemaker : ELF
59. Chat room chuckle : LOL
60. Biggest diamond : ACE

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