New York Times, Thursday, July 10, 2003

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Shteyman
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: none – this is a TRIPLE pangram Scrabble average: 2.13 This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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JimH notes: This is a triple pangram! Each letter is used at least 3 times.
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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like an ass : EQUINE
7. Field call : CAW
10. Scrap : ORT
13. Clodpate : LUMMOX
14. "___ quiet!" : OHBE
15. It may be involved in a shell game : PEA
16. Thresher shark : SEAFOX
17. IHOP offering : FLAPJACK
19. Signal, in a way : NODTO
21. Brimless hat : TOQUE
22. Some jazz performances : JAMS
26. First Indian P.M. : NEHRU
28. Old pro : GURU
29. Outfit : EQUIP
31. Dramatist Peter who won a Tony for "Marat/Sade" : WEISS
33. Skill at picking up things? : ESP
34. One way to get to Washington : DULLES
36. Spontaneously : ADLIB
38. With 14-Down, feature of this puzzle repeated three times : ALLTHELETTERS
42. Jazz dance : STOMP
43. How coffee may be served : AULAIT
45. Form of music files on the Net : WAV
48. Much of the Beatles' "She Loves You" : YEAHS
50. Kind of oven : PIZZA
51. Tel ___ : AVIV
53. Bite, say : SNACK
55. Weizman of Israel : EZER
56. Aspect : FACET
58. Cannot stand : ABHOR
60. Direction indicator of the earth's magnetic field : FLUXGATE
62. Regular employment : DAYJOB
67. Actor Chaney : LON
68. Janet Jackson hit "___ Lonely" : IGET
69. Part of the iris : AREOLA
70. Old Spanish queen : ENA
71. Washington agent : FED
72. Many a marathon winner : KENYAN
1. Noisy transports : ELS
2. N.Y. neighbor : QUE
3. Co-star of Liam in "Les Misérables," 1998 : UMA
4. World financial grp. : IMF
5. It precedes one : NOON
6. BP competitor : EXXON
7. Half of table salt : CHLORIDE
8. Org. popular with authors : ABA
9. Cried : WEPT
10. Unclear : OPAQUE
11. Comes back : RECURS
12. Begin : TAKEUP
14. See 38-Across : OFTHEALPHABET
18. Nudge : JOG
20. It might get your feet wet : DEW
22. Clampett of 1960's TV : JED
23. Soft shade : AQUA
24. Chew (over) : MULL
25. Potted plant sites : SILLS
27. Org. that raises a racket? : USLTA
30. Minor : PETTY
32. Crunch : SITUP
35. Sneaks, say : SHOES
37. Misrepresent : BELIE
39. Gave off : EMANATED
40. Tease : RAZZ
41. Medium, e.g. : SIZE
44. Some goo : TAR
45. IHOP offering : WAFFLE
46. Land of the Blessed, in myth : AVALON
47. Llama relative : VICUNA
49. Principal location?: Abbr. : SCH
52. Annoy : VEX
54. Brownie maker : KODAK
57. Letters of relief : TGIF
59. Infrequent : RARE
61. ___-appropriate : AGE
63. It's worth about a penny : YEN
64. Rapture : JOY
65. Suffix with schnozz : OLA
66. Embargo : BAN

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