New York Times, Friday, December 15, 1995

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Place for a bucket : ICEMACHINE
11. After-afterthought : PPS
14. Driver's rest : MOTORHOTEL
15. Sole protector : SHOE
16. Kind of boat : FLATBOTTOM
17. Marble tower site : PISA
18. Low-voiced ladies : ALTOS
19. Limb extenders : STILTS
21. Threatening words : ORELSE
25. Originate : ARISE
26. Creek constrictors : DAMS
29. Cries of pain : OWS
30. The Beatles' "I'm a ____" : LOSER
31. G.E. bought it in 1986 : RCA
32. Peppard TV role : BANACEK
35. On ____ (from the barrel) : TAP
36. Paul's singing partner : ART
37. Incline : UPGRADE
38. British verb ending : ISE
39. Me, to a griever? : WOE
40. Walked heavily : TRAMPED
41. "Smoking or ____?" : NON
42. Jack of rhyme : SPRAT
44. Haw alternative : GEE
45. Flying eagle of the 1850's : CENT
46. Dark meat option : THIGH
47. Potemkin locale : ODESSA
50. Responded like Simba : ROARED
52. Worked in whiteface : MIMED
55. Practiced : ABLE
56. 1963 Chiffons hit : ONEFINEDAY
61. Trick : WILE
62. Too-willing witness : TATTLETALE
63. For example : SAY
64. Ride and others : SPACEWOMEN
1. World banking org. : IMF
2. Brown beverage : COLA
3. Card catalogue abbr. : ETAL
4. "Be prepared" and "Semper fi" : MOTTOS
5. Branch shelter : ARBOR
6. Decided on : CHOSE
7. On a roll : HOT
8. Addams Family cousin : ITT
9. New beginning : NEO
10. Shady ones : ELMS
11. Goliath, e.g. : PHILISTINE
12. Like most bowl games : POSTSEASON
13. Cecil of cartoons : SEASERPENT
15. Dick's running mate : SPIRO
20. Spilled the beans : TALKED
22. In the distant past : LONGAGO
23. Overran : SWARMED
24. Search dogs' target : ESCAPEE
26. Decide by chance : DRAWSTRAWS
27. Window washer's problem? : ACROPHOBIA
28. Much : MATERIALLY
32. "Nothing ____ truth..." : BUTTHE
33. Calendar abbr. : APR
34. Dutch city : EDE
43. Have the same tense, e.g. : AGREE
45. Recovered : CAMETO
48. Look favorably (upon) : SMILE
49. Tendon : SINEW
51. The i's have them : DOTS
53. Red rind contents : EDAM
54. Chip's chipmunk chum : DALE
57. Be off guard : NAP
58. Hellenic H : ETA
59. Commerce regulator: Abbr. : FTC
60. Foreign money : YEN

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