New York Times, Wednesday, July 23, 2003

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. List ender : ETAL
5. Line crosser? : SCAB
9. Brief argument : SETTO
14. 1984 Peace Nobelist : TUTU
15. It might need two hands to be removed from a shelf : TOME
16. Work, in a way : KNEAD
17. "Topaz" author : URIS
18. Bearded bloom : IRIS
19. Traffic sign : YIELD
20. Flying an SST? : INTHEFASTPLANE
23. Pandora's boxful : ILLS
24. Varnish ingredient : LAC
25. "Everyone welcome" : ALLAGES
29. Kind of rule : MOB
30. Mattress problem : SAG
33. Bowser : POOCH
34. What "that" ain't : HAY
35. Certain something : AURA
36. Missouri baby carriers? : SAINTLOUISPRAMS
40. French 101 verb : ETRE
41. Before, before : ERE
42. Sight along the Mississippi : LEVEE
43. ___-devil : SHE
44. See 13-Down : JOB
45. Comedians, e.g. : AMUSERS
47. Icarus' undoing : SUN
48. Porkpie feature : BRIM
49. Cost of a certain grain? : UNCLEBENSPRICE
56. Sleep disturbance : SNORE
57. 1980's TV police comedy : ENOS
58. Queens's ___ Stadium : ASHE
59. This puzzle's theme : ADDAP
60. Bit of roofing : TILE
61. Scuttle filler : COAL
62. Pope's writings : POEMS
63. "No ifs, ___ ..." : ANDS
64. Breaks off : ENDS
1. Place for pins : ETUI
2. Go sour : TURN
3. Working away : ATIT
4. W. C. Fields persona : LUSH
5. Squelch : STIFLE
6. Marine deposits : CORALS
7. Out of whack : AMISS
8. First-place : BEST
9. 1970's space station : SKYLAB
10. Pioneering 1940's computer : ENIAC
11. Numerical suffix : TEEN
12. Raconteur's offering : TALE
13. With 44-Across, handyman's task : ODD
21. Skater's figure : EIGHT
22. Artful dodges : PLOYS
25. Church areas : APSES
26. Far from eager : LOATH
27. Nantes's river : LOIRE
28. Result of an oil surplus? : ACNE
29. Part of spring in France : MAI
30. Urbane : SUAVE
31. Ordnance supplier : ARMER
32. Some are inert : GASES
34. Cry's partner : HUE
35. Mars' counterpart : ARES
37. Sierra ___ : LEONE
38. Eyeball : ORB
39. Roly-poly : PLUMP
44. Plantation libations : JULEPS
45. Noted traitor : ARNOLD
46. Department store section : MISSES
47. Take a powder : SCRAM
48. Niger neighbor : BENIN
49. Bring to ruin : UNDO
50. Knot : NODE
51. Loser to VHS : BETA
52. 5K or 10K : RACE
53. "The heat ___" : ISON
54. Part of a punch ballot : CHAD
55. Some are shockers : EELS
56. Gullible one : SAP

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