New York Times, Monday, June 2, 2003

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 105 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Makes yawn : BORES
6. Sandwich shop : DELI
10. Backfire sound : BANG
14. Bullying, e.g. : ABUSE
15. With 34-Across, places to set pies to bake : OVEN
16. Killer whale : ORCA
17. ___ nova (60's dance) : BOSSA
18. Fender blemish : DENT
19. Watch face : DIAL
20. "Is it soup ___?" : YET
21. Third-place prize : BRONZEMEDAL
24. Red roots in the garden : BEETS
26. Maid's cloth : RAG
27. Grand ___ Dam : COULEE
29. Five-pointed star : PENTACLE
34. See 15-Across : RACKS
35. Auditions, with "out" : TRIES
36. Rowboat blade : OAR
37. Questions : ASKS
38. Holy one : SAINT
39. Animal caretakers, for short : SPCA
40. Father's Day gift : TIE
41. Piano piece : ETUDE
42. On the ___ (close to defeat) : ROPES
43. Pre-repair job figure : ESTIMATE
45. "Unto the Sons" author Gay ___ : TALESE
46. Band booking : GIG
47. Exterior : OUTER
48. Southeastern Conference mascot : AUBURNTIGER
53. Towel stitching : HIS
56. "Hold on a moment!" : WHOA
57. Barracks no-show : AWOL
58. F.B.I. operative : AGENT
60. Former Georgia senator Sam : NUNN
61. Something passed in music class? : NOTE
62. Discontinue : CEASE
63. Where the Mets play : SHEA
64. Royal Russian : TSAR
65. Fund, as one's alma mater : ENDOW
1. Diaper wearer : BABY
2. Relative of an English horn : OBOE
3. Old, deteriorated ship : RUSTBUCKET
4. Feminine suffix : ESS
5. Landing strip constructors : SEABEES
6. Extinct flock : DODOS
7. Smooth : EVEN
8. Actress Kay of "Breezy," 1973 : LENZ
9. E-mail deliverer, with "the" : INTERNET
10. Store with taco shells : BODEGA
11. Like a dust bowl : ARID
12. March Madness org. : NCAA
13. Effrontery : GALL
22. I-95, e.g.: Abbr. : RTE
23. Shoes are wiped on them : MATS
25. The "E" in B.P.O.E. : ELKS
27. Orange container : CRATE
28. Caravan's stopping point : OASIS
29. Group of lions : PRIDE
30. German "a" : EINE
31. Venomous viper : COPPERHEAD
32. Shoestrings : LACES
33. Shake, as an Etch A Sketch : ERASE
35. Pulled tight : TAUT
38. Like backwater : STAGNANT
39. Shoe part that's wiped on 23-Down : SOLE
41. Royal Arabian : EMIR
42. Workaday world : RATRACE
44. Large lizard : IGUANA
45. Wed. preceder : TUE
47. Person likely to say "hubba hubba!" : OGLER
48. Barley beards : AWNS
49. "Nope!" : UHUH
50. Rib or ulna : BONE
51. Deuces : TWOS
52. Bit : IOTA
54. ___ many words : INSO
55. Goulash : STEW
59. Tommy Franks, for one: Abbr. : GEN

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