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New York Times, Tuesday, May 20, 2003

1960's baseball Hall-of-Famer Blue Moon ___

Author:
Peter Abide
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Abide.
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© 2003, The New York Times5/20/03 ( No. 19,551 )

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Across
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One of Franklin's two certainties : DEATH
6
Spielberg blockbuster : JAWS
10
Library item : BOOK
14
___ Detoo of "Star Wars" : ARTOO
15
The Fed's Greenspan : ALAN
16
Rich vein : LODE
17
Sports car at a deli? : MATZOMIATA
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Sportswear brand : IZOD
20
Bake sale grp. : PTA
21
Amigo : PAL
22
People after whom things are named : EPONYMS
24
Extremely : SORELY
26
Lowly foot soldier, slangily : GRUNT
27
Muslim in Russia : TATAR
29
Bewilder : PUZZLE
33
Bell or shell preceder : TACO
36
Take ___ (try some) : ASIP
38
"To your health!" : SKOAL
39
Elvis's middle name : ARON
40
Unseen title character in a Beckett play : GODOT
42
"Gladiator" setting : ROME
43
Get through to : REACH
45
Arctic ice : FLOE
46
Tabloid tidbit : ITEM
47
Feeling of pity : PATHOS
49
Midway alternative : OHARE
51
Building add-on : ANNEX
53
Pirate's supporter : PEGLEG
57
Something to turn over on January 1 : NEWLEAF
60
Alley ___ : OOP
61
Buckeyes' sch. : OSU
62
European automaker : OPEL
63
Pancake-eating senator at a deli? : TRENTLATKE
66
Singer McEntire : REBA
67
Hand over (to) : CEDE
68
Cathedral features : APSES
69
Netting : MESH
70
Co. medical offerings : HMOS
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2001 and 2010 : YEARS
Down
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Extinguishes : DAMPS
2
Lord Byron's Muse : ERATO
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It may come out smelling like a rose : ATTAR
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From A ___ : TOZ
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Big to-do : HOOPLA
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One corner of a Monopoly board : JAIL
7
Miss. neighbor : ALA
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Addition to a concentrate : WATER
9
Grab quickly : SNAPUP
10
Onslaught of crepe orders at a deli? : BLINTZKRIEG
11
Leaking : OOZY
12
1960's baseball Hall-of-Famer Blue Moon ___ : ODOM
13
Some sneakers : KEDS
18
Company with a "lonely repairman" : MAYTAG
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Burden : ONUS
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What an English student wore to a deli? : ETONCHALLAH
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Traffic problems at a deli? : GRIDLOX
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Beginning on : ASOF
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___ suiter : ZOOT
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Liberace fabric : LAME
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K-6, as a sch. : ELEM
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Canvas cover : TARP
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Length x width, for a rectangle : AREA
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Part of a suit : COAT
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Literary bear : POOH
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Place to put bags? : TEAPOT
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Sharpen : HONE
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Grab quickly : SNATCH
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Slo-mo footage, perhaps : REPLAY
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Violinist Zimbalist : EFREM
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"___ luck!" : LOTSA
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Glacial ridge : ESKER
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Conjecture : GUESS
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Bell curve peak : NORM
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Fencing blade : EPEE
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Spiders' work : WEBS
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Bills not stocked in A.T.M.'s : ONES
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Tokyo of old : EDO
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Mimic : APE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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