New York Times, Tuesday, May 20, 2003

Author: Peter Abide
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Abide
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Abide. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
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1. One of Franklin's two certainties : DEATH
6. Spielberg blockbuster : JAWS
10. Library item : BOOK
14. ___ Detoo of "Star Wars" : ARTOO
15. The Fed's Greenspan : ALAN
16. Rich vein : LODE
17. Sports car at a deli? : MATZOMIATA
19. Sportswear brand : IZOD
20. Bake sale grp. : PTA
21. Amigo : PAL
22. People after whom things are named : EPONYMS
24. Extremely : SORELY
26. Lowly foot soldier, slangily : GRUNT
27. Muslim in Russia : TATAR
29. Bewilder : PUZZLE
33. Bell or shell preceder : TACO
36. Take ___ (try some) : ASIP
38. "To your health!" : SKOAL
39. Elvis's middle name : ARON
40. Unseen title character in a Beckett play : GODOT
42. "Gladiator" setting : ROME
43. Get through to : REACH
45. Arctic ice : FLOE
46. Tabloid tidbit : ITEM
47. Feeling of pity : PATHOS
49. Midway alternative : OHARE
51. Building add-on : ANNEX
53. Pirate's supporter : PEGLEG
57. Something to turn over on January 1 : NEWLEAF
60. Alley ___ : OOP
61. Buckeyes' sch. : OSU
62. European automaker : OPEL
63. Pancake-eating senator at a deli? : TRENTLATKE
66. Singer McEntire : REBA
67. Hand over (to) : CEDE
68. Cathedral features : APSES
69. Netting : MESH
70. Co. medical offerings : HMOS
71. 2001 and 2010 : YEARS
1. Extinguishes : DAMPS
2. Lord Byron's Muse : ERATO
3. It may come out smelling like a rose : ATTAR
4. From A ___ : TOZ
5. Big to-do : HOOPLA
6. One corner of a Monopoly board : JAIL
7. Miss. neighbor : ALA
8. Addition to a concentrate : WATER
9. Grab quickly : SNAPUP
10. Onslaught of crepe orders at a deli? : BLINTZKRIEG
11. Leaking : OOZY
12. 1960's baseball Hall-of-Famer Blue Moon ___ : ODOM
13. Some sneakers : KEDS
18. Company with a "lonely repairman" : MAYTAG
23. Burden : ONUS
25. What an English student wore to a deli? : ETONCHALLAH
26. Traffic problems at a deli? : GRIDLOX
28. Beginning on : ASOF
30. ___ suiter : ZOOT
31. Liberace fabric : LAME
32. K-6, as a sch. : ELEM
33. Canvas cover : TARP
34. Length x width, for a rectangle : AREA
35. Part of a suit : COAT
37. Literary bear : POOH
41. Place to put bags? : TEAPOT
44. Sharpen : HONE
48. Grab quickly : SNATCH
50. Slo-mo footage, perhaps : REPLAY
52. Violinist Zimbalist : EFREM
54. "___ luck!" : LOTSA
55. Glacial ridge : ESKER
56. Conjecture : GUESS
57. Bell curve peak : NORM
58. Fencing blade : EPEE
59. Spiders' work : WEBS
60. Bills not stocked in A.T.M.'s : ONES
64. Tokyo of old : EDO
65. Mimic : APE

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