New York Times, Tuesday, July 8, 2003

Author: Roy Leban
Editor: Will Shortz
Roy Leban
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Leban. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Civil rights org. : NAACP
6. Madame Bovary : EMMA
10. Choice on "Let's Make a Deal" : DOOR
14. Come to pass : OCCUR
15. Castle defense : MOAT
16. Henry VIII's second or fourth : ANNE
17. 1954 movie starring 25- and 44-Across : THREERINGCIRCUS
20. Storm center : EYE
21. Kelly's possum : POGO
22. "I swear!" : HONEST
23. Worth a C : FAIR
24. Half of a sawbuck : FIN
25. Half of a famous comic duo : JERRYLEWIS
29. Tibetan priest : LAMA
33. Jennifer Garner spy series : ALIAS
34. Bachelor's last words? : IDO
35. Rah-rah : AVID
36. Some auction bids : NODS
37. Arsonist, e.g. : FELON
39. Grin from ear to ear : BEAM
40. Blunted blade : EPEE
41. William Halsey, e.g.: Abbr. : ADM
42. Marilyn Monroe's real first name : NORMA
43. Virgin Is., e.g. : TERR
44. Half of a famous comic duo : DEANMARTIN
47. Sheepcote : PEN
48. Beanery sign : EATS
49. Source of mohair : ANGORA
53. Diner handout : MENU
54. ___ alai : JAI
57. 1956 movie starring 25- and 44-Across : HOLLYWOODORBUST
60. Kind of page : OPED
61. Skin soother : ALOE
62. It comes from the heart : AORTA
63. Desires : YENS
64. A bit less than a meter : YARD
65. Steadfast : LOYAL
1. Musical mark : NOTE
2. "___ Breaky Heart" (1992 hit) : ACHY
3. Farm measure : ACRE
4. Pool tool : CUE
5. Takes care of charges ahead of time : PREPAYS
6. Political refugee : EMIGRE
7. Like early LP's : MONO
8. Periodical, for short : MAG
9. Kansas town famous in railroad history : ATCHISON
10. Mend, in a way : DARN
11. Story starter : ONCE
12. Burden of proof : ONUS
13. Musical mark : REST
18. Muddy up : ROIL
19. Charged particle : ION
23. "George of the Jungle" star Brendan : FRASER
24. Generic pooch : FIDO
25. A singing Jackson : JANET
26. Run off to wed : ELOPE
27. Bill tack-on : RIDER
28. One of the Flintstones : WILMA
29. Hercules had 12 : LABORS
30. Turn away : AVERT
31. Orange Bowl city : MIAMI
32. Jingle writer : ADMAN
37. Backward-moving basketball shot : FADEAWAY
38. Delightful place : EDEN
42. Musical mark : NATURAL
45. Had to have : NEEDED
46. ___-war bird : MANO
47. Act the snoop : PRY
49. "Hey, sailor!" : AHOY
50. "Uh-uh" : NOPE
51. Campbell of country : GLEN
52. GM line : OLDS
53. Othello was one : MOOR
54. Trial group : JURY
55. "The Thin Man" dog : ASTA
56. Emphatic type: Abbr. : ITAL
58. Plug or pay ender : OLA
59. Ghost's cry : BOO

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