New York Times, Wednesday, May 28, 2003

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fine stone : JADE
5. Pops : SODAS
10. Pelée spew : LAVA
14. Reunion attendee : ALUM
15. It was once advertised as "Good for tender gums" : IPANA
16. He gave us a lift : OTIS
17. Making of handicrafts, say : COTTAGEINDUSTRY
20. Pivotal : KEY
21. Getaway places : INNS
22. Neutral shade : BEIGE
23. Latin 101 verb : AMAT
24. Gone by : AGO
26. Camp sack : COT
27. Character in a Beatles "White Album" tune : BUNGALOWBILL
32. "Have ___" (waiting room offer) : ASEAT
33. Perfect, as an alibi : AIRTIGHT
37. Regan's father : LEAR
38. Put a strain on : TAXED
40. Paris's ___ d'Orsay : QUAI
41. Ballpark figure : ESTIMATE
43. Other: Fr. : AUTRE
44. Certain pleasure craft : CABINCRUISER
47. J.F.K. regulators : FAA
50. Same old, same old : RUT
51. House member : LORD
52. Vice President Barkley : ALBEN
54. Eastern priest : LAMA
55. Lettuce variety : COS
58. Object formally : LODGEACOMPLAINT
62. Like tights : SNUG
63. Lake rental, maybe : CANOE
64. Go with : DATE
65. Hard to grasp : EELY
66. "Fun, Fun, Fun" car : TBIRD
67. Lens type : ZOOM
1. Trunk item : JACK
2. Hand cream ingredient : ALOE
3. Shirkers shirk it : DUTY
4. CPR giver : EMT
5. Nod, at auctions : SIGNAL
6. Not dismissing out of hand : OPENTO
7. Roast spot : DAIS
8. Cape ___, Mass. : ANN
9. In a blue funk : SAD
10. Give the slip to : LOSE
11. Room at the top? : ATTIC
12. Neighbor of Leo : VIRGO
13. So far : ASYET
18. Draw a bead on : AIMAT
19. It takes two nuts : UBOLT
23. Kind of mushroom : AGARIC
24. Rose's love : ABIE
25. Fasten with a belt : GIRD
27. Bind with haywire : BALE
28. Partakes of : USES
29. Nifty : NEAT
30. Like a candle : WAXEN
31. Bromine is one : LIQUID
34. Gumption : GUTS
35. Racer of fable : HARE
36. Bireme section : TIER
38. Prohibition: Var. : TABU
39. Fighting : ATIT
42. Scene of two W.W. I battles : MARNE
43. Hearing-related : AURAL
45. Hue and cry : CLAMOR
46. Won easily : ROMPED
47. Two-timing : FALSE
48. Stag : ALONE
49. Paula of pop : ABDUL
53. Like custard : EGGY
54. Actress Anderson : LONI
55. "See you later!" : CIAO
56. Not fooled by : ONTO
57. Originate : STEM
59. Do something : ACT
60. Urban transport : CAB
61. Woodworker's tool : ADZ

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