New York Times, Friday, June 6, 2003

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QVX} This is puzzle # 74 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Turkeys : DUDS
5. Crack in the cold : CHAP
9. Teatro Costanzi premiere of 1900 : TOSCA
14. Something might suit to this : ATEE
15. Prince of India : RAJA
16. Super Bowl XXXIII M.V.P. : ELWAY
17. "What would you like in your imported coffee?" "___" : CUBASUGAR
19. Piece maker : REESE
20. Campaign : CRUSADE
21. Battle groups : ARMADAS
23. Immunologist's concern : ANTIGEN
24. Hospitality area : SUITE
25. German article : DER
26. Swells : DISTENDS
29. Extinguisher attachments : HOSES
32. Seat of Silver Bow County : BUTTE
33. Elton's john : LOO
34. "Jabberwocky" start : TWAS
35. Inspirations : MUSES
36. Crossing cost : TOLL
37. Flat topper : TAM
38. Sheds : MOLTS
39. Made a bird call : CAWED
40. According to Miss Manners : PROPERLY
42. Pac. borderer : CAL
43. Acting family : ALDAS
44. Tow away : HAULOFF
48. "It's Too Late Now" autobiographer : AAMILNE
50. Confidence builder : ASSURER
51. Ammonia derivative : IMINE
52. "Would you like some more imported coffee?" "___" : YESBELIZE
54. "Delta Wedding" author : WELTY
55. Jazzy James : ETTA
56. Aid, in a way : ABET
57. Crosses with loops : ANKHS
58. Deposed king : SHAH
59. Blow off steam? : HISS
1. Bangladesh's capital, old-style : DACCA
2. Flip-flop : UTURN
3. Come out : DEBUT
4. Vacation destinations : SEASIDES
5. Less refined : CRUDER
6. Duvall role in "The Godfather" : HAGEN
7. 1977 double-platinum Steely Dan album : AJA
8. Mooches : PARASITES
9. Home wrecker? : TERMITE
10. Soap stuff : OLEATE
11. "Do you need anything else with your imported coffee?" "___" : SWEDENLOW
12. Home overseas : CASA
13. Passing needs : AYES
18. Wise guys : SAGES
22. Dirty films? : RUSTS
26. Cowhand's handle : DUSTY
27. 1996 runner-up : DOLE
28. Persuaded : SOLD
29. Start of many addresses today : HTTP
30. Man follower : OWAR
31. "And would you like anything else with your imported coffee?" "___" : SAMOAMILK
32. Best shots : BULLSEYES
35. Artist Edward or Thomas : MORAN
36. Bankhead of old Broadway : TALLULAH
38. Olios : MEDLEYS
39. Equal rights, e.g. : CAUSE
41. Statue base : PLINTH
42. Old quarter : CASBAH
44. It precedes mañana : HASTA
45. Small antelope : ORIBI
46. Tasseled toppers: Var. : FEZES
47. Stews : FRETS
48. Sony competitor : AIWA
49. Grace period? : AMEN
53. Shakespearean suffix : ETH

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