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New York Times, Monday, April 7, 2003

"Jurassic Park" menace, briefly

Author:
Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.52700
Harvey Estes
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 105 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times4/7/03 ( No. 19,508 )
Across
1
Urban haze : SMOG
5
Tests by lifting : HEFTS
10
What kindergartners learn : ABCS
14
Ice cream holder : CONE
15
Apply, as pressure : EXERT
16
Hold sway over : RULE
17
Bread maker : OVEN
18
San ___, Calif. : MATEO
19
"___ my way" : IMON
20
UPS alternative : FEDERALEXPRESS
23
Mediterranean fruit : FIG
24
Tiny toiler : ANT
25
Sheen : LUSTER
27
Boat's back : STERN
29
French composer Erik : SATIE
32
Group of eras : EON
33
"Silent" prez : CAL
35
Big galoot : LUG
36
Olympian sovereign : ZEUS
37
Technologically advanced : STATEOFTHEART
41
"___ on first?" : WHOS
42
Long distance letters : MCI
43
Perfect gymnastics score : TEN
44
Unidentified John : DOE
45
Ballot caster : VOTER
47
Pine sap : RESIN
51
Takes effect : SETSIN
53
"Bali ___" : HAI
55
Carry on, as a trade : PLY
56
Cheap chat : LOCALPHONECALL
60
Be worthy of : RATE
61
"Merrily, we roll ___" : ALONG
62
Estimator's phrase : ORSO
63
Supply-and-demand subj. : ECON
64
Garden "crashers" : WEEDS
65
Campus bigwig : DEAN
66
Borscht vegetable : BEET
67
Peace Nobelist Anwar : SADAT
68
Popular ice cream : EDYS
Down
1
Treats dismissively, with "at" : SCOFFS
2
"Shake a leg!" : MOVEIT
3
Uptight : ONEDGE
4
Hackman of Hollywood : GENE
5
Macho dude : HEMAN
6
Praises to the sky : EXALTS
7
Big bash : FETE
8
"Jurassic Park" menace, briefly : TREX
9
Traffic halter : STOPLIGHT
10
Astrological ram : ARIES
11
Inadvisable advice : BUMSTEER
12
Liquidation sale : CLOSEOUT
13
V.I.P. in D.C. : SEN
21
Attacked, in a way : RANAT
22
Feel regret over : RUE
26
T.L.C. givers : RNS
28
Some TV's : RCAS
30
1966 Michael Caine role : ALFIE
31
Boy king of Egypt : TUT
34
Car buyers' protection : LEMONLAWS
36
Western writer Grey : ZANE
37
Common place for a knot : SHOELACE
38
Direct, as a confrontation : TOETOTOE
39
Halloween's mo. : OCT
40
Like Halloween sounds : EERIE
41
Dict. entries : WDS
45
By way of : VIA
46
Girl in a Beach Boys song : RHONDA
48
Dealt leniently with : SPARED
49
"And how!" : ILLSAY
50
Sheer stockings : NYLONS
52
Bloodhound's trail : SCENT
54
Uneasy feeling : ANGST
57
"Not guilty," e.g. : PLEA
58
Got rid of 64-Across : HOED
59
The "C" in U.P.C. : CODE
60
Yank's foe : REB

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