New York Times, Friday, May 20, 2005

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 9, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 93 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Simply stop arguing : AGREETODISAGREE
16. Push a person over the edge : DRIVEONETODRINK
17. Home economics : DOMESTICSCIENCE
18. Zeus, in another form : SWAN
19. Cousin of "ugh!" : ICK
20. They're found under layers : EGGS
21. Middle mark : CEE
22. "The Simpsons" character Disco ___ : STU
24. Stereotypical Dixie dweller : BUBBA
28. Big name in averages : DOW
29. Like some parties : STAG
33. Dion and the Belmonts' first Top 10 hit : ATEENAGERINLOVE
37. Jamboree organizer : GIRLSCOUTLEADER
38. Source of bolts : ELECTRICALSTORM
39. Zebulun's mother, in the Bible : LEAH
40. 67.5° : ENE
41. Ready to snap : TESTY
42. Headache source, for some : MSG
43. H.M.O. roster : GPS
45. ___ red : CODE
48. Like : ALA
49. Go up the creek without a paddle? : SWIM
53. No matter what : COMERAINORSHINE
57. "That'll be the day!" : IWOULDNTBETONIT
58. Ignore : CLOSEONESEYESTO
1. Takes on : ADDS
2. Wax : GROW
3. Poesia feature : RIMA
4. Square : EVEN
5. Some Caltech grads, for short : EES
6. Fields of Hollywood : TOTIE
7. Chilling, say : ONICE
8. K.O. : DECK
9. Tag antagonists : ITS
10. Coll. major : SOC
11. Word on the way out : ADIEU
12. Tennis star Rusedski with a sizzling serve : GREG
13. Conspiratorial clique : RING
14. Ltr. extras : ENCS
15. Scratch (out) : EKE
21. Art capable : CANST
22. Somewhat, slangily : SORTA
23. Weave, in a way : TWILL
24. Coffee go-with : BAGEL
25. Of some benefit : UTILE
26. Kentucky college : BEREA
27. "Twelfth Night" character : BELCH
28. Court tie : DEUCE
29. Lineup at the polls : SLATE
30. Flaps : TODOS
31. Forfend : AVERT
32. Potentially infectious : GERMY
34. Section divisions : ACRES
35. Current : GOING
36. Settles in : NESTS
42. Norman of cosmetics : MERLE
43. Mashed potato servings : GLOBS
44. City in a Cole Porter title : PAREE
45. Monastic garb : COWL
46. "Typee" sequel : OMOO
47. Mars, exempli gratia : DEUS
48. Advance amount : ANTE
49. It may contain a tree : SHOE
50. Sports column : WINS
51. Participating : INIT
52. "If You Asked ___" (Celine Dion hit) : METO
53. President, militarily speaking: Abbr. : CIC
54. Stink : ADO
55. Room provider : INN
56. Sloppy digs : STY

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