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New York Times, Wednesday, May 28, 2003

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0528 ( 19,559 )
Across
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Fine stone : JADE
5
Pops : SODAS
10
Pelée spew : LAVA
14
Reunion attendee : ALUM
15
It was once advertised as "Good for tender gums" : IPANA
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He gave us a lift : OTIS
17
Making of handicrafts, say : COTTAGEINDUSTRY
20
Pivotal : KEY
21
Getaway places : INNS
22
Neutral shade : BEIGE
23
Latin 101 verb : AMAT
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Gone by : AGO
26
Camp sack : COT
27
Character in a Beatles "White Album" tune : BUNGALOWBILL
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"Have ___" (waiting room offer) : ASEAT
33
Perfect, as an alibi : AIRTIGHT
37
Regan's father : LEAR
38
Put a strain on : TAXED
40
Paris's ___ d'Orsay : QUAI
41
Ballpark figure : ESTIMATE
43
Other: Fr. : AUTRE
44
Certain pleasure craft : CABINCRUISER
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J.F.K. regulators : FAA
50
Same old, same old : RUT
51
House member : LORD
52
Vice President Barkley : ALBEN
54
Eastern priest : LAMA
55
Lettuce variety : COS
58
Object formally : LODGEACOMPLAINT
62
Like tights : SNUG
63
Lake rental, maybe : CANOE
64
Go with : DATE
65
Hard to grasp : EELY
66
"Fun, Fun, Fun" car : TBIRD
67
Lens type : ZOOM
Down
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Trunk item : JACK
2
Hand cream ingredient : ALOE
3
Shirkers shirk it : DUTY
4
CPR giver : EMT
5
Nod, at auctions : SIGNAL
6
Not dismissing out of hand : OPENTO
7
Roast spot : DAIS
8
Cape ___, Mass. : ANN
9
In a blue funk : SAD
10
Give the slip to : LOSE
11
Room at the top? : ATTIC
12
Neighbor of Leo : VIRGO
13
So far : ASYET
18
Draw a bead on : AIMAT
19
It takes two nuts : UBOLT
23
Kind of mushroom : AGARIC
24
Rose's love : ABIE
25
Fasten with a belt : GIRD
27
Bind with haywire : BALE
28
Partakes of : USES
29
Nifty : NEAT
30
Like a candle : WAXEN
31
Bromine is one : LIQUID
34
Gumption : GUTS
35
Racer of fable : HARE
36
Bireme section : TIER
38
Prohibition: Var. : TABU
39
Fighting : ATIT
42
Scene of two W.W. I battles : MARNE
43
Hearing-related : AURAL
45
Hue and cry : CLAMOR
46
Won easily : ROMPED
47
Two-timing : FALSE
48
Stag : ALONE
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Paula of pop : ABDUL
53
Like custard : EGGY
54
Actress Anderson : LONI
55
"See you later!" : CIAO
56
Not fooled by : ONTO
57
Originate : STEM
59
Do something : ACT
60
Urban transport : CAB
61
Woodworker's tool : ADZ

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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