New York Times, Tuesday, July 15, 2003

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQWX} This is puzzle # 78 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lettuce variety : BIBB
5. "La Vie en Rose" singer Edith : PIAF
9. From way back : OFOLD
14. Available to serve : ONEA
15. Fruit with wrinkled skin : UGLI
16. Zellweger of "Chicago" : RENEE
17. Fruit plate item : MELONBALL
19. Saltine brand : ZESTA
20. Buys off : BRIBES
21. Jackson 5 member : TITO
23. Coffee-to-go need : LID
24. Whom a coach coaches : TEAM
25. Overcharge : SOAK
26. Diner sign : EATS
27. Broth shortcut : BOUILLONCUBE
30. States further : ADDS
33. Humor magazine since 1952 : MAD
34. Word reference pioneer : ROGET
35. ___-Magnon : CRO
36. Spike Lee's "Summer of ___" : SAM
37. Mom-and-pop grp. : PTA
39. Medical plan, for short : HMO
40. Transcribers' goofs : TYPOS
42. Battery size : AAA
43. British gun : STEN
44. Ben & Jerry's offering : ICECREAMCONE
48. Blow off steam : VENT
49. Fitzgerald forte : SCAT
50. Snigglers' prey : EELS
53. Roth ___ : IRA
54. Saxophonist Stan : GETZ
55. Fix in a cobbler's shop, say : RESOLE
57. Impression : SENSE
59. Theme of this puzzle, so to speak : SOLIDFOOD
61. Between the lines : TACIT
62. Golden rule word : UNTO
63. 2002 Eddie Murphy film : ISPY
64. Inuit transports : SLEDS
65. "Hey you!" : PSST
66. Place-kickers' props : TEES
1. Long, high pass : BOMB
2. Not active, chemically : INERT
3. Contradict : BELIE
4. African trees with thick trunks : BAOBABS
5. Bars of Avon : PUBS
6. Food store chain inits. : IGA
7. In sum : ALLTOLD
8. Befitting a son or daughter : FILIAL
9. Petite pasta : ORZO
10. Contingency ___ : FEE
11. Blitz : ONSLAUGHT
12. 1960 Everly Brothers hit : LETITBEME
13. Determined to have : DEADSETON
18. Verne's reclusive captain : NEMO
22. Ali vs. Liston outcome, 1964 : TKO
25. Thailand, once : SIAM
26. Prefix with management : ECO
28. Thurman of "Pulp Fiction" : UMA
29. Gun rights org. : NRA
30. They've got issues : ACTIVISTS
31. Corn flakes or raisin bran : DRYCEREAL
32. Atone : DOPENANCE
36. Ukr. or Lith., once : SSR
37. Treaty : PACT
38. Lao-tzu's "___ Te Ching" : TAO
41. Columbus Day mo. : OCT
42. Hippolyta's warriors : AMAZONS
43. Deems it appropriate (to) : SEESFIT
45. Language suffix : ESE
46. Goes haywire : ACTSUP
47. Cry out for : NEED
51. Freewheeling : LOOSE
52. Ski run : SLOPE
54. Comes down with : GETS
55. Urban disturbance : RIOT
56. Häagen-Dazs alternative : EDYS
58. Half brother of Tom Sawyer : SID
60. Capt.'s inferiors : LTS

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