New York Times, Tuesday, February 25, 2003

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 103 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Five Pillars of ___ : ISLAM
6. Tobacco wad : CHAW
10. Prez's backup : VEEP
14. Impact sounds : THUDS
15. Heavenly circle : HALO
16. Not prerecorded : LIVE
17. It may bring you back to reality : COLDSHOWER
19. Warts and all : ASIS
20. Pail problem : HOLE
21. Queried : ASKED
22. Splinter group : SECT
23. Cowgirl Evans : DALE
25. Enter : GOINTO
27. Exit : BOWOUT
30. Not the main office : BRANCH
32. Opposite of spicy : BLAND
33. Replay option : SLOMO
34. ___-Locka, Fla. : OPA
37. Diamond ___ : LIL
38. Running things : INPOWER
40. Part of WWW : WEB
41. NBC weekend comedy, briefly : SNL
42. Thoroughly thumps : BEATS
43. Nerd : DWEEB
45. Lifers, e.g. : FELONS
47. Like heaven's gates : PEARLY
48. Bee's bundle : POLLEN
50. Say coquettishly : PURR
51. Sailor's hail : AHOY
52. Warning wail : SIREN
55. Nada : ZERO
59. Fancy marbles : TAWS
60. Academic enclave : IVORYTOWER
62. Algonquian language : CREE
63. Understands : GETS
64. Laker star Shaquille : ONEAL
65. Aesop's also-ran : HARE
66. Big Board initials : NYSE
67. Full of good cheer : MERRY
1. Result of a flea, maybe : ITCH
2. "Get lost!" : SHOO
3. Break in the action : LULL
4. Appended : ADDEDON
5. Ed.'s pile : MSS
6. Picked out : CHOSE
7. Dove's opposite : HAWK
8. Downwind, at sea : ALEE
9. Scrabble or Boggle : WORDGAME
10. Pickle brand : VLASIC
11. President whose grandson wed a president's daughter : EISENHOWER
12. Kick out : EVICT
13. Trattoria topping : PESTO
18. Sentry's command : HALT
24. Loud enough to hear : AUDIBLE
26. Coming : ONORDER
27. OPEC units: Abbr. : BBLS
28. Lena of "Havana" : OLIN
29. Nonmixer at a mixer : WALLFLOWER
30. Ink stains : BLOTS
31. Column crossers : ROWS
33. Go over : SPAN
35. Part of a lemon : PEEL
36. "Dear" advice-giver : ABBY
39. Advertising lure : NEONSIGN
44. Combat area : WARZONE
46. Parisian palace : ELYSEE
47. Undersized : PUNY
48. Antismoking aid : PATCH
49. Scarlett of Tara : OHARA
50. Inherently : PERSE
53. Actress Judith : IVEY
54. Goes bad : ROTS
56. Water pitcher : EWER
57. Spot for a spanking : REAR
58. Air France locale : ORLY
61. Barnyard male : TOM

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