New York Times, Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 116 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Part of a gyro : LAMB
5. Under, in Umbria : SOTTO
10. Gershwin heroine : BESS
14. Stone for many Libras : OPAL
15. Beatnik's "Understood" : IMHIP
16. It's chopped in a chop shop : AUTO
17. Fair : SOSO
18. City on the Aar : BERNE
19. Capture the attention of : GRAB
20. "Zounds!" : HOLYGUACAMOLE
23. "Long Walk to Freedom" writer : MANDELA
25. Bank job, e.g. : CAPER
26. What fans do : ADORE
27. Checkout line devices : SCANNERS
30. Eight-time Best Actor nominee : PETEROTOOLE
33. Feeder filler : SEED
34. Cries one's eyes out : BAWLS
35. Cross with a loop : ANKH
39. Boneless entree : FILETOFSOLE
41. Meaning of "one on the city," in diner lingo : TAPWATER
45. One in a mess? : EATER
46. Nonpareil : IDEAL
47. Chase : GOAFTER
49. 1958 Spencer Tracy film ... and a hint to 20-, 30- and 39-Across : THELASTHURRAH
53. "Take one" : HERE
54. Jetliner name until 1997 : USAIR
55. Bill killer : VETO
58. Big times : ERAS
59. ___ Gras : MARDI
60. Spoken : ORAL
61. Bristlelike part : SETA
62. Image crafters : PRMEN
63. Russo of "Ransom" : RENE
1. Acapulco article : LOS
2. G.I. address : APO
3. Billet-doux : MASHNOTE
4. Vivid valentine color : BLOODRED
5. Prophetess of legend : SIBYL
6. Alphabet ender : OMEGA
7. By way of, briefly : THRU
8. Funny Fey : TINA
9. Intl. price-setting group : OPEC
10. Mob's money collector : BAGMAN
11. Part of the West : EUROPE
12. Less up-to-date : STALER
13. Dries out, with "up" : SOBERS
21. Prurient look : LEER
22. Unwanted spots : ACNE
23. War room items : MAPS
24. "Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
27. Farmer, in the spring : SOWER
28. Stable youngster : COLT
29. As well : ALSO
31. Passing notice : OBIT
32. Fisherman's whopper? : TALE
35. Expecting no payment : ASAFAVOR
36. Missing : NOTTHERE
37. Swiss abstractionist : KLEE
38. Frau's mate : HERR
39. F.D.R. dog : FALA
40. Cause of some quaking : FEAR
41. Church contributions : TITHES
42. Show allegiance, as to a cause : ADHERE
43. Watch intently : PEERAT
44. Non-head of state who addressed a 1989 joint session of Congress : WALESA
47. Sacagawea, for one : GUIDE
48. Sen. Hatch : ORRIN
50. Drainage pit : SUMP
51. Old Russian despot : TSAR
52. Perniciousness : HARM
56. Whip but good : TAN
57. 49-Across, in this puzzle : OLE

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