New York Times, Friday, July 25, 2003

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Shteyman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 5 This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Ne plus ultra : ACME
5. He conversed with Wilbur : MRED
9. Classified information? : JOBS
13. Corn ___ : CHEX
14. Plow handle? : DEERE
15. Soup vegetable : OKRA
16. English poet laureate, 1692-1715 : TATE
17. Royal burgh of Scotland : ELGIN
18. Rushes : HIES
19. They may run in the summer : AIRCONDITIONERS
22. Rooting parts : SNOUTS
23. Popular snack cake : SUZYQ
24. Dog-training aid : TREAT
26. Shakes : ELUDES
30. Coastal Brazilian state : BAHIA
33. Unlike a typical hot dog : LEAN
35. Title word of a song from Mozart's "Requiem" : IRAE
36. Son of Haakon VII : OLAV
37. They're left at sea : PORTS
38. Magellan's grp. : NASA
39. Cartoon dog : ODIE
40. Sorry soul : RUER
41. Jazz combo, maybe : OCTET
42. 100 centesimos, in Panama : BALBOA
44. Easily addled : DITSY
46. Sell out, in a way : RATON
48. Daughter of King Pelles : ELAINE
52. Dickens character : THEARTFULDODGER
56. Cut : SAWN
57. Like some details : LURID
58. With 31-Down, "Sweet Liberty" star : ALAN
59. "The Black Stallion" boy : ALEC
60. Very long-winded answer : ESSAY
61. ___ justes : MOTS
62. Hebrew for "beginning" : ROSH
63. Big game : DEER
64. It settles on sweeps : SOOT
1. Be for a bit : ACTAS
2. Staples, say : CHAIN
3. Taxi alternative : METRO
4. White House : EXECUTIVEBRANCH
5. Blend : MELD
6. One may draw blood : REGISTEREDNURSE
7. Verdi aria : ERITU
8. Marsh birds vis-à-vis marshes : DENIZENS
9. 1808 resignee as U.S. senator : JOHNQUINCYADAMS
10. Depression era figure : OKIE
11. Joel Chandler Harris title : BRER
12. Answer with attitude : SASS
14. Short on sharpness : DENSE
20. ___ vez (again): Sp. : OTRA
21. Segar created her : OYL
25. Jesus on a diamond : ALOU
27. "Shoot!" : DRAT
28. Sufferer's desire : EASE
29. Candidate's goal : SEAT
30. Schmo : BOOB
31. See 58-Across : ALDA
32. It comes down hard : HAIL
34. Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
37. Went on and on : PRATTLED
41. Knesset : Jerusalem :: Storting : ___ : OSLO
43. Propel, in a way : OAR
45. Lingerie shop purchase : TEDDY
47. Worth keeping, perhaps : OFUSE
49. White house? : IGLOO
50. "Marvy!" : NEATO
51. Surrealism pioneer : ERNST
52. Old crowned head : TSAR
53. Radiance, of sorts : HALO
54. Some livestock : EWES
55. "Not true!" : LIAR

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