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New York Times, Monday, August 18, 2003

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
Baseball ... with a hint to this puzzle's theme
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
557/7/19947/14/20081
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
1917117442
ScrabbleFresh
1.5431%
Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Early. Monday freshness: 30%
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© 2003, The New York Times8/18/3 ( No. 19,641 )
Across
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Help in crime : ABET
5
Hard baseball throws : PEGS
9
1983 Woody Allen title role : ZELIG
14
Foot: Prefix : PEDI
15
Do desk work at a newspaper : EDIT
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"Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" musical : EVITA
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Old math calculating tool : SLIDERULE
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747 flier : PILOT
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Mischievous : ELFIN
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Attention-getter in an ad : CATCHLINE
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Mystery writer Dorothy : SAYERS
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Kind of sauce : SOY
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Get rid of : DITCH
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___ clef : TREBLE
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When a plane is due in: Abbr. : ETA
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Odd souvenir : CURIO
39
Defect : FLAW
40
Baseball ... with a hint to this puzzle's theme : NATIONALPASTIME
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Mishmash : OLIO
45
African-American : BLACK
46
Duffer's goal : PAR
47
Blind dates, e.g. : SETUPS
50
Hibernation : SLEEP
52
Locale for Switz. or the U.K. : EUR
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Creek : STREAM
58
Top 40 song list : HITPARADE
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Welsh dog : CORGI
65
Early computer : ENIAC
66
Barn tool : PITCHFORK
68
Sassy : FRESH
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Get ___ shape : INTO
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___ fixe (obsession) : IDEE
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Irritable : TESTY
72
Campus bigwig : DEAN
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Golf ball props : TEES
Down
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Church recesses : APSES
2
Abzug of the National Women's Hall of Fame : BELLA
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Instruct : EDIFY
4
Cleaned (up) : TIDIED
5
The "p" in m.p.g. : PER
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Instruction: Abbr. : EDUC
7
___ monster : GILA
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"Let it stand" orders : STETS
9
Gentle breeze : ZEPHYR
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Devil's work : EVIL
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"___ Marlene" (classic song) : LILI
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"Try ___ for size" : ITON
13
Garden entrance : GATE
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Physicist Fermi : ENRICO
22
Place for a nap : COT
24
Shock : STUN
27
Ill-tempered one : CRAB
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Rome has seven : HILLS
30
Eastern newt : EFT
31
Radar image : BLIP
32
Buddhist monk : LAMA
33
Pitcher, but not the diamond kind : EWER
34
1940's-50's All-Star ___ Slaughter : ENOS
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Narrative : TALE
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Going ___ tooth and nail : ATIT
38
Milky gem : OPAL
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Paper in lieu of payment : IOU
42
They're worth 1 or 11 in blackjack : ACES
43
Outline : SKETCH
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"Splendid!" : PEACHY
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Big ___, Calif. : SUR
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Business motive : PROFIT
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Swift : RAPID
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Eat away at : ERODE
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Be in accord : AGREE
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Studio sound equipment : MIKES
58
Weight : HEFT
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Concerning, to a memo writer : INRE
60
Neckwear : TIES
61
History, with "the" : PAST
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Eat fancily : DINE
63
Kett of old comics : ETTA
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Jailbird : CON

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