New York Times, Thursday, October 21, 2004

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVWZ} This is puzzle # 87 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Locks : HAIR
5. Cut taker : AGENT
10. Knock off : ROB
13. High in the Andes : ALTO
14. Book before Nahum : MICAH
15. Like some lips : RUBY
16. Sports Illustrated's 1998 co-Sportsman of the Year : SOSA
17. Case builder : PROSECUTOR
19. Sought transport digitally : THUMBED
21. Red-faced : ABASHED
22. Less taxing : EASIER
23. Deeply piled : PLUSH
24. Take to one's heart : ENDEAR
26. Didn't just grumble : RAILED
30. Applies powder : TALCS
32. Singing brother's surname : GIBB
34. 1951 Peter Ustinov role : NERO
35. Olive genus : OLEA
36. Scottish Highlanders : GAELS
37. Not fooled by : ONTO
38. Drops in the air : MIST
39. Bones, to an anatomist : OSSA
40. Cry from the bench : ORDER
41. An ecclesiastic : BISHOP
43. Rap sheet data : THEFTS
45. Earthen containers : OLLAS
47. Whiz kid's musical key? : ASHARP
50. Ranch alternative : ITALIAN
53. Land on the Gulf of Finland : ESTONIA
54. Chance to explain : DAYINCOURT
56. Longest-running member : DEAN
57. Brass figure? : EXEC
58. First name in jazz : EUBIE
59. Rolled items : OATS
60. Cheer starter : SIS
61. Lodge resident : SKIER
62. Interior view : XRAY
1. Dispatch : HASTE
2. ___ shirt (colorful garment) : ALOHA
3. "Don't even bother trying" : ITSUSELESS
4. With 23-Down, travelin' fathers? : ROAMINCATHOLIC
5. Current amount : AMPERE
6. Encircle : GIRD
7. Prefix with conscious : ECO
8. Kind of spray : NASAL
9. 1989 Tom Hanks film : THEBURBS
10. Buzzi of "Laugh-In" : RUTH
11. Penetrating reed : OBOE
12. Polar-izing figure? : BYRD
15. With 23-Down, hurryin' fathers? : RUSHINORTHODOX
18. Julio's home : CASA
20. Flower sites : BEDS
23. See 4- and 15-Down : PRIESTS
25. Old Turkish titles : AGAS
27. Listens : LENDSANEAR
28. Artist's name formed phonetically from his initials : ERTE
29. It may get into a jamb : DOOR
30. Archaeological site : TOMB
31. Others, to Octavius : ALII
33. Lackluster : BLAH
36. Succeed in life : GOPLACES
40. "The Bells ___ Mary's" : OFST
42. Big corporation in copper alloys : OLIN
44. Hunt time : EASTER
46. Aimee of "La Dolce Vita" : ANOUK
48. Cowboy's rope : RIATA
49. Garden bloom : PANSY
50. March day : IDES
51. Picker-upper : TAXI
52. They're pros : AYES
53. Northwesternmost Pennsylvania county : ERIE
55. Where: Lat. : UBI

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