New York Times, Tuesday, April 15, 2003

Author: Adam G. Perl
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam G. Perl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FKXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Perl. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. TV reception problem : SNOW
5. Scissors sounds : SNIPS
10. Breezed through, as a test : ACED
14. Make over : REDO
15. Prefix with -pathic : HOMEO
16. Appoint : NAME
17. Appear : SEEM
18. Old-fashioned dances : REELS
19. Indigo dye source : ANIL
20. Like most toy models : BUILTTOSCALE
23. Lawyers' org. : ABA
26. Homes on wheels, for short : RVS
27. Complained bitterly : RAILED
28. Fountain treat : SUNDAE
30. Hitter of 755 home runs : AARON
32. Common meeting place : HOTELLOBBY
34. Sammy Sosa, e.g. : CUB
37. Storm centers : EYES
38. Average guy? : JOE
39. Say "aye," say : VOTE
40. Draft org. : SSS
41. Stopped by : PAIDAVISIT
44. Herb used in pesto : BASIL
46. Cisco Kid's horse : DIABLO
47. Aussie lassie : SHEILA
50. Bacillus shape : ROD
51. Japanese moolah : YEN
52. Theme of this puzzle : HIDDENOPERAS
56. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
57. Hang loosely : DRAPE
58. Disney dog : LADY
62. In the vicinity : NEAR
63. Persian Gulf state : QATAR
64. Solo appropriate for this puzzle : ARIA
65. Lith. and Ukr., formerly : SSRS
66. Mushers' vehicles : SLEDS
67. Abound : TEEM
1. Promgoers: Abbr. : SRS
2. Born, in bios : NEE
3. "___ to Joy" : ODE
4. Baby carrier? : WOMB
5. Get dry and wrinkly : SHRIVEL
6. Christmas songs : NOELS
7. "Since ___ You Baby" (1956 hit) : IMET
8. Trapper's prize : PELT
9. "My apologies" : SOSORRY
10. Motrin alternative : ANACIN
11. Word with ear or Erie : CANAL
12. Author Zola : EMILE
13. Struck out : DELED
21. River to the Caspian : URAL
22. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
23. Fire residue : ASHES
24. Keeps afloat : BUOYS
25. Chips in : ANTES
29. ___ Moines : DES
30. Bubbling over : ABOIL
31. In the sack : ABED
33. Resort town near Santa Barbara : OJAI
34. "I Spy" star Bill : COSBY
35. Of value : UTILE
36. "Don't ___ it!" : BETON
39. By way of : VIA
41. Manners : PSANDQS
42. Worshipers : ADORERS
43. "Livin' la ___ Loca" : VIDA
44. Those who wait : BIDERS
45. Pub order : ALE
47. They may get splints : SHINS
48. Jazz's Earl "Fatha" ___ : HINES
49. Mystery writer's award : EDGAR
50. Give more cushioning : REPAD
53. Exam sans pencils : ORAL
54. It's chopped liver : PATE
55. Blind segment : SLAT
59. "All the Things You ___" : ARE
60. Run out of steam : DIE
61. Candied vegetable : YAM

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