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New York Times, Tuesday, June 3, 2003

Buster Brown's four-legged friend

Author:
Judy Cole
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Judy Cole

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Cole.
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© 2003, The New York Times6/3/03 ( No. 19,565 )
Across
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O'Neill's "Desire Under the ___" : ELMS
5
Peak : ACME
9
Hayloft stack : BALES
14
With 23-Across, crimson : BEET
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Horse's pace : GAIT
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Speedy train : ACELA
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The "I" of "The King and I" : ANNA
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Not limited to roads : ALLTERRAIN
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"Absolutely, guaranteed" : YOUBETYOURLIFE
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Big Apple subway, with "the" : LEX
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See 14-Across : RED
24
Barbecuers' equipment : GRILLS
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Kind of weight : TROY
30
Queen of the fairies : MAB
33
Spooky : EERIE
34
Oracle : SEER
35
Directed : BADE
36
"Definitely worth getting" : THEPRICEISRIGHT
39
Beats the backside of : TANS
40
"___ Yankees" : DAMN
41
Like it ___ : ORNOT
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Award bestowed by a queen: Abbr. : OBE
43
Paper mates : PENS
44
Comfort : SOLACE
45
Tide alternative : ERA
46
Peter, Paul and Mary: Abbr. : STS
47
"As a matter of fact ..." : TOTELLTHETRUTH
55
"Star Wars" weapon : LIGHTSABER
56
Sporting sword : EPEE
57
Wading bird : EGRET
58
Self-involved : VAIN
59
007 : BOND
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A bit drunk : BEERY
61
Refuges : ARKS
62
Raggedy fellow : ANDY
Down
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Cyberauction house : EBAY
2
Late-night host : LENO
3
Waiter's handout : MENU
4
Attempt : STAB
5
Playing marbles : AGATES
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Flower part : CALYX
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Venus de ___ : MILO
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Caesar's words to Brutus : ETTU
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Beef ___ soup : BARLEY
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Pungent : ACRID
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Browse (through) : LEAF
12
Author Wiesel : ELIE
13
___ Diego : SAN
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Goofs : ERRORS
21
"Oklahoma!" aunt : ELLER
24
Really irk : GETTO
25
Place to kick a habit : REHAB
26
Singer Cara : IRENE
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They're kissable : LIPS
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Swarms : TEEMS
29
Check : REIN
30
___ Carta : MAGNA
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Kind of committee : ADHOC
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Davis of "All About Eve" : BETTE
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Computerized photo : SCAN
35
Engage in logrolling : BIRL
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Paradigms : IDEALS
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Perch : ROOST
43
Comely : PRETTY
44
Isaac and Howard : STERNS
45
Early anesthetic : ETHER
46
Arab chief : SHEIK
47
Buster Brown's four-legged friend : TIGE
48
Shrek, e.g. : OGRE
49
Hot rock : LAVA
50
Ski lift : TBAR
51
Country artist McEntire : REBA
52
Atop : UPON
53
Take care of : TEND
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Actress Lamarr : HEDY
55
Isr. neighbor : LEB

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