New York Times, Thursday, July 31, 2003

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Camera setting : AUTO
5. ___ mai (dim sum dish) : SHU
8. Boston fish dish : SCROD
13. Where a whale may be found? : THAR
14. Crush in competition : ROUT
15. Relinquish : WAIVE
16. Dermatologist's concern : MOLE
17. Saragossa's stream : EBRO
18. Popular 1990's sitcom : ELLEN
19. Assistance from a tall librarian? : SHELFHELP
21. Ready to jump, perhaps : ALERT
22. Bit of slander : SLUR
23. Mensa administrations : IQTESTS
25. Child actor? : SCREENSHAVER
29. Grogshop choice : ALE
30. H-dos-O? : AGUA
31. "Holy cow!" : CRIKEY
35. Paraphernalia : GEAR
37. ___-dog (Indian stray) : PYE
39. Welfare, with "the" : DOLE
40. N.F.L. rusher Smith : EMMITT
43. Major show : EXPO
46. Pasture : LEA
47. Husking bee refreshment? : SHUCKERPUNCH
50. Oleg Cassini had designs on her : JACKIEO
53. Haunted house sound : MOAN
54. Guide with a penlight : USHER
55. Ventriloquism? : LIPSHTICK
60. City planner's concern : ROADS
61. Prologue follower : ACTI
62. Where Ibsen worked : OSLO
63. Piece of gossip : ONDIT
64. Active ingredient in Off! : DEET
65. Puddle's cause, maybe : LEAK
66. Closes in court : RESTS
67. Put in : ADD
68. Sampler, of a sort : DEMO
1. Buck passers? : ATMS
2. "This can't be good" : UHOH
3. Grimm offering : TALE
4. End of a warning : ORELSE
5. Sleeps it off, maybe : SOBERSUP
6. Sling : HURL
7. Where nothing is wrong : UTOPIA
8. One put away for the summer : SWEATER
9. It fingers ringers : CALLERID
10. Tees off : RILES
11. Manifest : OVERT
12. Nicks' cousins : DENTS
14. Moved, as art : REHUNG
20. Circus performer : FLEA
24. Shopping channel : QVC
25. Like Solomon : SAGE
26. Skelton's Kadiddlehopper : CLEM
27. Kinko's unit : REAM
28. "Frida" star Salma ___ : HAYEK
32. City on the Rhein : KOLN
33. A.C. or D.C., e.g. : ELEC
34. "Awright!" : YEAH
36. Threw caution to the wind : RISKEDIT
38. Let off the hook : EXEMPTED
41. Pines : THIRSTS
42. Mardi Gras, e.g.: Abbr. : TUE
44. German toast : PROSIT
45. Brightly colored food fish : OPAH
48. Fruity mixed drink : COLADA
49. Countless : UNTOLD
50. Case studier : JUROR
51. Not separately : ASONE
52. Paper ballot waste : CHADS
56. Like some coffee : ICED
57. Listener's response : ISEE
58. Shut (up) : CLAM
59. Clown of renown : KOKO

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