New York Times, Tuesday, August 5, 2003

Author: D. J. DeChristopher
Editor: Will Shortz
D. J. DeChristopher
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. DeChristopher. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Was of the opinion : HELD
5. "Shake ___!" : ALEG
9. Expensive wraps : FURS
13. Woodwind : OBOE
14. Less welcoming : ICIER
15. Straddling : ATOP
16. Novelist Ambler : ERIC
17. 1970's-80's TV twosome : MORKANDMINDY
19. Recommended amount : DOSE
20. Overseas Mrs. : SRA
21. Gerber offerings : PUREES
22. Log holder : ANDIRON
24. Syllables sung in place of unknown words : LAS
25. Winner : VICTOR
27. In the wrong : MISTAKEN
32. Pledge of Allegiance ender : ALL
33. Actor Bean : ORSON
35. Androcles, e.g. : SLAVE
36. Fill the chambers, say : LOAD
38. Arab League member : YEMEN
40. Put in storage : STOW
41. Company in 2002 headlines : ENRON
43. Countrified : RURAL
45. Barely maintain, with "out" : EKE
46. Mimics' work : TAKEOFFS
48. Frequent ferry rider : ISLANDER
50. "Kidnapped" author's inits. : RLS
51. Composer Boulanger : NADIA
52. Black mark : STIGMA
56. Signal at Sotheby's : BID
57. Steel mill by-product : SLAG
60. 1990's-2000's TV twosome : WILLANDGRACE
62. Coveted prize : PLUM
63. Diva's delivery : ARIA
64. Dust Bowl drifters : OKIES
65. What Dubliners call home : EIRE
66. Poverty : NEED
67. Jordan's Queen ___ : NOOR
68. Campus bigwig : DEAN
1. Worked in rows : HOED
2. Spain's second-longest river : EBRO
3. 1990's TV twosome : LOISANDCLARK
4. Iago's specialty : DECEIT
5. Hard nut to crack? : ACORN
6. Money replaced by the euro : LIRA
7. Rat alert? : EEK
8. Dads of dads : GRANDPAS
9. Evenhanded : FAIR
10. Magazine of reprints : UTNE
11. Took a cab : RODE
12. 1974 Sutherland/Gould film : SPYS
14. #1 hit for Brenda Lee : IMSORRY
18. Imperatives : MUSTS
23. Outback hopper : ROO
24. ___ notes : LINER
25. Jacket holder : VALET
26. Massey of old movies : ILONA
27. Personification of mockery : MOMUS
28. Oerter and Unser : ALS
29. 1980's TV twosome : KATEANDALLIE
30. Elicit : EVOKE
31. Having a higher model number, say : NEWER
34. Feudal laborers : SERFS
37. John ___ : DOE
39. Water nymphs : NAIADES
42. Silent film star Mabel : NORMAND
44. It was dropped in the 60's : LSD
47. Wine holder : FLAGON
49. Didn't speak clearly : LISPED
51. More polite : NICER
52. E. B. White's "The Trumpet of the ___" : SWAN
53. Goodyear product : TIRE
54. Tennis great Nastase : ILIE
55. Delighted : GLAD
56. Scott of "Happy Days" : BAIO
58. A celebrity may have one : AURA
59. Feds : GMEN
61. "King Kong" studio : RKO

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