New York Times, Saturday, June 10, 2006

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 98 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Product line : MAKESAGREATGIFT
16. One whose pieces are slanted : EDITORIALWRITER
17. Post office department : GENERALDELIVERY
18. It's full of x's: Abbr. : ALG
19. Puts down : ABASES
20. Slip : ERR
21. Pernicious pets : BITERS
23. First name among diarists : ANAIS
25. Operating : INUSE
26. Put down : DEPOSITED
30. Cabeza, across the Pyrenees : TETE
31. Sparkle : LIVELINESS
32. Mini-shutout on the court : LOVESET
33. Repair shop stock : SPAREPARTS
37. Parmenides of ___ : ELEA
41. Some legal restrictions : EASEMENTS
42. Harsh calls : BRAYS
43. Sprays : MISTS
44. They can be dulled : SENSES
45. "___ lied!" : SOI
46. Burrow stash : ACORNS
50. There's a holy one every yr. : THU
51. Variety show host inspired by the Grand Ole Opry : GARRISONKEILLOR
54. It might ward off a war : ENTENTECORDIALE
55. Flips : LOSESONESTEMPER
1. Storage unit : MEGABIT
2. Virginia Woolf's given birth name : ADELINE
3. Well-preserved one : KINGTUT
4. Busy time in Saint-Tropez : ETE
5. 1957 Jimmy Dorsey hit : SORARE
6. Descendants of Ishmael : ARABS
7. Coolidge Dam's river : GILA
8. Units of 100 ergs per gram : RADS
9. Part of a C.S.A. signature : ELEE
10. Leather stickers : AWLS
11. Annual opener : TRI
12. Relented : GIVENIN
13. Stress, in a way : ITERATE
14. Takes to the other shore : FERRIES
15. Tax : TRY
22. Saskatoon-to-Winnipeg dir. : ESE
23. ___ stands : ASIT
24. Old march organizers: Abbr. : SDS
26. Parlor piece : DIVAN
27. Turn outward : EVERT
28. Raid targets : PESTS
29. Rousing cheers : OLES
31. Bound : LOPE
32. The Eagle and others : LEMS
33. Relig. institution : SEM
34. Buddy : PAISANO
35. Catalogs : ASSORTS
36. Many a senior : RETIREE
37. East ender : ERN
38. Track climax : LASTLAP
39. Caller ID aid? : EYEHOLE
40. One removing doubt : ASSURER
42. Not pertinent to : BESIDE
44. Browne-colored dog? : SNERT
46. Communiqué segue : ASTO
47. "The Man Who Wasn't There" director, 2001 : COEN
48. Without repetition : ONCE
49. Some old theaters : RKOS
51. Deodorant variety : GEL
52. Ruling party : INS
53. Max. or min. : LIM

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