New York Times, Monday, May 19, 2003

Author: Trip Payne
Editor: Will Shortz
Trip Payne
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Mr. Fix-It's job : REPAIR
7. Diamond officials : UMPS
11. Internet pop-ups, e.g. : ADS
14. Blake of "Gunsmoke" : AMANDA
15. "Chicago" star Richard : GERE
16. Note after fa : SOL
17. Marksmanship contest : TURKEYSHOOT
19. It may be stubbed : TOE
20. World-weary : BLASE
21. Med. plan : HMO
22. Lamb's mother : EWE
23. Ice sheets : FLOES
25. Slightly sour candy : LEMONDROP
28. San ___ Obispo, Calif. : LUIS
29. Contradict : DENY
30. Game of observation : ISPY
31. Everything : ALL
32. A.M.A. members : DOCS
33. "My dog ___ fleas" : HAS
35. Roar with mirth : BUSTOUTLAUGHING
41. Disreputable paper : RAG
42. Apropos of : ASTO
43. __ & Perrins (sauce brand) : LEA
44. "Dancing Queen" quartet : ABBA
47. Rent-A-Wreck competitor : AVIS
48. Aggressively publicize : FLOG
49. Like a basset hound : FLOPEARED
52. Stop, Yield and No Passing : SIGNS
53. Dowsing need : ROD
54. Future C.E.O.'s deg. : MBA
55. Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
57. Bowl over : AWE
58. Survivalist's structure : BOMBSHELTER
62. Make funny faces : MUG
63. Singer Brickell : EDIE
64. Rainbow color : INDIGO
65. Pesticide-monitoring grp. : EPA
66. Everything else : REST
67. "Newhart" actor Tom : POSTON
1. Long-tailed pest : RAT
2. Relative of an ostrich : EMU
3. Precooks, in a way : PARBOILS
4. Joints that may be twisted : ANKLES
5. Bright thoughts : IDEAS
6. Sunbathers catch them : RAYS
7. "Eww, gross!" : UGH
8. Quaint exclamation : MEOHMY
9. Movie trailer, e.g. : PROMO
10. Attack : SETON
11. Autumn blooms : ASTERS
12. 1950's music style : DOOWOP
13. Not wide-awake : SLEEPY
18. Pick : SELECT
23. Opposite of muscle : FLAB
24. Humdinger : LULU
26. Put into servitude : ENSLAVE
27. Piece of china : DISH
29. Magician Henning : DOUG
32. ___ double-take : DOA
33. Humble homes : HUTS
34. In the past : AGO
36. 1-Down catcher : TRAP
37. Comments to the audience : ASIDES
38. Phone answerer's cry : ILLGETIT
39. Element #10 : NEON
40. Jokes that may be "running" : GAGS
44. Steep-roofed house : AFRAME
45. Explode : BLOWUP
46. Spanish grocery : BODEGA
47. One of the Three Musketeers : ARAMIS
48. Pastures : FIELDS
50. Fire remnant : EMBER
51. Place to live : ABODE
52. Shorthand expert : STENO
56. Nina, Pinta or Santa Maria : SHIP
59. "Wanna ___?" : BET
60. Self-image : EGO
61. Harry Potter's best friend : RON

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