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New York Times, Monday, March 17, 2003

Author:
David Ainslie Macleod
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Ainslie Macleod

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Macleod. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0317 ( 19,487 )
Across
1
Actress Thompson of TV's "Family" : SADA
5
Ace or jack : CARD
9
How to sing, ideally : ONKEY
14
Israeli airline : ELAL
15
Baseball's Matty or Moises : ALOU
16
Ethiopia's ___ Selassie : HAILE
17
Bugs bugs him : ELMERFUDD
19
"Mine!" : GOTIT
20
1991 Madonna hit : RESCUEME
21
Czech-born actor Herbert : LOM
22
Discharge : EGEST
23
Plummeted : NOSEDIVED
28
Tierra ___ Fuego : DEL
29
Goethe character who makes a pact with the devil : FAUST
30
Rock's Bon ___ : JOVI
31
"Vive le ___!" : ROI
33
Words of praise : TRIBUTES
35
Uncomplicated kind of question : YESORNO
39
Pupil : STUDENT
40
Expatriate : EMIGRANT
42
String after A : BCD
43
Ache (for) : PINE
44
"Silly" birds : GEESE
46
Fold-up bed : COT
49
Narrative : STORYLINE
51
Popular clog clearer : DRANO
53
Wild wild West : MAE
54
Like some vamps : SLOEEYED
56
Horrible : AWFUL
59
Title hero of a Melville story : BILLYBUDD
60
"La Traviata" composer : VERDI
61
Repetitive learning method : ROTE
62
"I've Got ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
63
"Humble" place : ABODE
64
Years in Spain : ANOS
65
Marvin of Motown : GAYE
Down
1
Get really steamed : SEERED
2
Assert without proof : ALLEGE
3
Woman hoping for a knight in shining armor : DAMSEL
4
Baldwin and Guinness : ALECS
5
Lunch site : CAFE
6
Barnard graduate : ALUMNA
7
Endured, as a hurricane : RODEOUT
8
It fizzles : DUD
9
Cry of terror : OHGOD
10
Country-singing mother : NAOMIJUDD
11
Medic's bag : KIT
12
___ Lilly (Fortune 500 company) : ELI
13
"Is it soup ___?" : YET
18
Groove : RUT
21
Beatles album after "Hey Jude" : LETITBE
24
Georgia and Ukraine, once: Abbr. : SSRS
25
Cast a ballot : VOTE
26
Fifty-fifty : EVEN
27
Mile or kilometer: Abbr. : DIST
29
Wangle : FINAGLE
31
Longtime CBS/ NBC newsman : ROGERMUDD
32
Bobby of the Bruins : ORR
34
Tampa Bay footballer, for short : BUC
35
Slangy assents : YEPS
36
Discharge : EMIT
37
___-Soviet relations : SINO
38
R.E.M.'s "The ___ Love" : ONEI
41
Excitement in the air : TENSION
45
Do business with : SELLTO
46
Iroquois confederate : CAYUGA
47
Sometime : ONEDAY
48
Walk like a two-year-old : TODDLE
50
Clinton or Bush, collegiately : YALIE
51
TV actress Susan : DEY
52
Arrange in different sacks : REBAG
55
Shouts to a matador : OLES
56
Actress Gardner : AVA
57
Spider's work : WEB
58
To and ___ : FRO
59
Victoria's Secret purchase : BRA

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