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New York Times, Saturday, May 31, 2003

Author:
Mitch Komro
Editor:
Will Shortz
Broadway musical subtitled "The Timeless Love Story"
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Mitch Komro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Komro. Saturday freshness: 12%
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© 2003, The New York Times5/31/3 ( No. 19,562 )
Across
1
See 33-Down : WAIT
5
Deep draft : SWIG
9
To the rear, to a rear admiral : ABAFT
14
Center of Mughal architecture : AGRA
15
1968 folk album : ARLO
16
Profit : LUCRE
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Be offensive, in a way : REEK
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Offensive : VILE
19
Holiday music : BLUES
20
Run-down row : TENEMENTS
22
Fen denizen : EGRET
23
"Give it a rest!" : ENOUGHALREADY
25
Get back : RECOUP
27
"___ first ..." : IFAT
28
Need : CRAVE
29
Unpleasant place to be tied up : INTRAFFIC
34
It flows past Olten : AARE
35
Cut up : JOKED
36
Broadway musical subtitled "The Timeless Love Story" : AIDA
37
Open fire, perhaps : STARTAWAR
39
Kind of song : SIREN
40
Dhow sailor, e.g. : ARAB
41
Still : ATREST
42
"Eeeww!" : THATISSOGROSS
47
Stew flavorer : BASIL
48
Bleach : TURNWHITE
51
Reservation residence : ADOBE
52
In ___ (even) : ATIE
53
Stinks : ADOS
54
Pinched : RANIN
55
Server's collection : TIPS
56
Didn't surrender : KEPT
57
Home extension? : STEAD
58
Times of l'année : ETES
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Old station identification : ESSO
Down
1
Dermal development : WART
2
Noted 1940's film critic : AGEE
3
"Flashdance ... What a Feeling" singer : IRENECARA
4
Usurped : TAKENOVER
5
Husband : SAVEUP
6
Extort : WRING
7
Wishy-washy reply : ILLTHINKABOUTIT
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Targets : GOESAFTER
9
Red Deer locale : ALBERTA
10
Shoplifter's tip-off, maybe : BULGE
11
Legend of the auto industry : ACURA
12
Let go : FREED
13
Apt to snap : TESTY
21
No happy face : MOUE
24
Enrich, in a way : LARD
25
Some TV's : RCAS
26
He was in old Rome : ERAT
29
Home of the Cyclones : IOWASTATE
30
Equal opportunity : FAIRSHAKE
31
Chat sites : FIRESIDES
32
September 13, e.g. : IDES
33
With 1-Across, is very important : CANT
35
Some are jam-packed : JARS
38
Last part : TAILEND
39
Warehouse : STOW
41
Marshal Dillon's portrayer : ARNESS
42
They give some vacationers a lift : TBARS
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Lit into : HADAT
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In concert : ASONE
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Skeleton part : TIBIA
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Beef : GRIPE
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The best : TOPS
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Pablo's this : ESTO

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