New York Times, Monday, July 7, 2003

Author: Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521
Harvey Estes
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11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
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1.52700

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 109 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Karate blow : CHOP
5. Microscope part : LENS
9. Separates, as flour : SIFTS
14. Super-duper : AONE
15. Baseball's Moises or Felipe : ALOU
16. Dunderhead : IDIOT
17. Poker holding lower than three-of-a-kind : PAIR
18. Oscar winner Patricia : NEAL
19. Big : LARGE
20. Punish action star Norris? : GROUNDCHUCK
23. Superlative suffix : EST
24. "Anchors Aweigh" grp. : USN
25. CPR expert : EMT
26. "Moby Dick" whaler : AHAB
28. Lipton competitor : NESTEA
30. Hurrying : INARUSH
33. Parts of gowns that go over the shoulders : STRAPS
36. Detroit baseballer : TIGER
37. Titled lady : DAME
40. Massage : KNEAD
42. Fast jets, briefly : SSTS
43. Alex Haley saga : ROOTS
45. River in a Strauss waltz : DANUBE
47. Spills clumsily : SLOSHES
49. Big name in small planes : CESSNA
53. Close by : NEAR
54. Letters before an alias : AKA
55. Balloon filler : AIR
56. High-jumper's hurdle : BAR
58. Rely on comic Keaton? : TRUSTBUSTER
62. In the sky : ALOFT
64. Delhi dress : SARI
65. "Well done!" : NICE
66. Roast host : EMCEE
67. The dark force : EVIL
68. Miners' finds : ORES
69. Worker with autumn leaves : RAKER
70. Dicker : DEAL
71. Toward the sunset : WEST
1. Kid's pistol : CAPGUN
2. Like laryngitis sufferers : HOARSE
3. Whopper toppers : ONIONS
4. Lima's locale : PERU
5. Acquire slugger McGwire? : LANDMARK
6. Put into office : ELECT
7. Biblical ark builder : NOAH
8. "Star Trek" navigator : SULU
9. Formal headgear : SILKHAT
10. Actress Lupino : IDA
11. Dismiss gangster Moran? : FIREBUGS
12. Clothing : TOGS
13. Proofreader's "leave it" : STET
21. Hair removal brand : NEET
22. Jail, slangily : CAN
27. Crops up : ARISES
29. Fearsome fly : TSETSE
30. "No man ___ island ..." : ISAN
31. Ready : SET
32. "48___" (Nick Nolte film) : HRS
34. "No ifs, ___ or buts!" : ANDS
35. Sweet ___ (flower) : PEA
37. E.R. workers : DRS
38. "You've got mail" co. : AOL
39. Drop drawers on actor Hudson? : MOONROCK
41. Avoid President Clinton? : DUCKBILL
44. Break into bits : SHATTER
46. Boyfriend : BEAU
48. Goof up : ERR
50. Lampoon : SATIRE
51. Sisters' daughters : NIECES
52. Collar : ARREST
54. Skylit lobbies : ATRIA
56. 30's boxing champ Max : BAER
57. ___ mater : ALMA
59. Like Goodwill goods : USED
60. Prepare for a rainy day : SAVE
61. Falling flakes : SNOW
63. Membership charge : FEE

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