New York Times, Monday, August 18, 2003

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
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1. Help in crime : ABET
5. Hard baseball throws : PEGS
9. 1983 Woody Allen title role : ZELIG
14. Foot: Prefix : PEDI
15. Do desk work at a newspaper : EDIT
16. "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" musical : EVITA
17. Old math calculating tool : SLIDERULE
19. 747 flier : PILOT
20. Mischievous : ELFIN
21. Attention-getter in an ad : CATCHLINE
23. Mystery writer Dorothy : SAYERS
25. Kind of sauce : SOY
26. Get rid of : DITCH
29. ___ clef : TREBLE
34. When a plane is due in: Abbr. : ETA
37. Odd souvenir : CURIO
39. Defect : FLAW
40. Baseball ... with a hint to this puzzle's theme : NATIONALPASTIME
44. Mishmash : OLIO
45. African-American : BLACK
46. Duffer's goal : PAR
47. Blind dates, e.g. : SETUPS
50. Hibernation : SLEEP
52. Locale for Switz. or the U.K. : EUR
54. Creek : STREAM
58. Top 40 song list : HITPARADE
64. Welsh dog : CORGI
65. Early computer : ENIAC
66. Barn tool : PITCHFORK
68. Sassy : FRESH
69. Get ___ shape : INTO
70. ___ fixe (obsession) : IDEE
71. Irritable : TESTY
72. Campus bigwig : DEAN
73. Golf ball props : TEES
1. Church recesses : APSES
2. Abzug of the National Women's Hall of Fame : BELLA
3. Instruct : EDIFY
4. Cleaned (up) : TIDIED
5. The "p" in m.p.g. : PER
6. Instruction: Abbr. : EDUC
7. ___ monster : GILA
8. "Let it stand" orders : STETS
9. Gentle breeze : ZEPHYR
10. Devil's work : EVIL
11. "___ Marlene" (classic song) : LILI
12. "Try ___ for size" : ITON
13. Garden entrance : GATE
18. Physicist Fermi : ENRICO
22. Place for a nap : COT
24. Shock : STUN
27. Ill-tempered one : CRAB
28. Rome has seven : HILLS
30. Eastern newt : EFT
31. Radar image : BLIP
32. Buddhist monk : LAMA
33. Pitcher, but not the diamond kind : EWER
34. 1940's-50's All-Star ___ Slaughter : ENOS
35. Narrative : TALE
36. Going ___ tooth and nail : ATIT
38. Milky gem : OPAL
41. Paper in lieu of payment : IOU
42. They're worth 1 or 11 in blackjack : ACES
43. Outline : SKETCH
48. "Splendid!" : PEACHY
49. Big ___, Calif. : SUR
51. Business motive : PROFIT
53. Swift : RAPID
55. Eat away at : ERODE
56. Be in accord : AGREE
57. Studio sound equipment : MIKES
58. Weight : HEFT
59. Concerning, to a memo writer : INRE
60. Neckwear : TIES
61. History, with "the" : PAST
62. Eat fancily : DINE
63. Kett of old comics : ETTA
67. Jailbird : CON

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