New York Times, Friday, July 25, 1997

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Part of Caesar's boast : ISAW
5. Radio type : AMFM
9. Art able to : CANST
14. Back : TOTHEREAR
16. Duck : AVOID
17. Resettle : IMMIGRATE
18. Classic Vegas casino : SANDS
19. Gets hot? : SEESRED
20. Really fancy : DESIRE
22. "Sometimes a Great Notion" author : KESEY
24. Bugs : RILES
25. 12-time baseball All-Star, 1976-88 : BRETT
27. It's parallel to the radius : ULNA
29. Part of a long-distance company's 800 number : ATT
31. Nobility : PEERS
32. Music genre : BLUES
33. Unbuttered : DRY
34. Shooters : TAWS
35. British servicewomen : WRENS
36. 10,080 minutes : WEEK
37. "Chances ___" : ARE
38. Queensland native : KOALA
39. Lowest par : THREE
40. Reagan prog. : SDI
41. Conclusion starter : ERGO
42. Helmet plume : CREST
43. Fearsome fellows : OGRES
45. Complain : GROAN
47. Complains : WHINES
49. 2, to 1/2 : INVERSE
53. Ouzo flavoring : ANISE
54. Behind closed doors : INPRIVATE
56. Order members : MONKS
57. Lubricating device : GREASEGUN
58. Midlife crisis symptom : ANGST
59. Like a Friday crossword : HARD
60. Tiny type size : RUBY
1. Medical suffix : ITIS
2. Certain : SOME
3. "Don't look ___!" : ATME
4. Narrow margins : WHISKERS
5. Pick up : ARREST
6. Gettysburg general : MEADE
7. Skim milk extract : FAT
8. Vocal nag : MRED
9. Plants yielding senna : CASSIAS
10. Profit : AVAIL
11. Bibliophobes : NONREADERS
12. It's off the main drag : SIDESTREET
13. N.F.L. scores : TDS
15. Marsh birds : EGRETS
21. Sea birds : ERNES
23. Christmas tradition : YULELOG
25. Strong-arm : BEARDOWNON
26. Checking a fisherman's claim : REWEIGHING
28. 50's-70's Soviet spacecraft series : LUNA
30. Kid : TYKE
31. They have open houses : PTAS
32. Talk big : BRAG
35. What things could always be : WORSE
36. At a time of one's choosing : WHENEVER
38. Most gung-ho : KEENEST
39. Commander of the Alamo : TRAVIS
42. "Nostromo" author : CONRAD
44. Thieves may take these : RISKS
46. More mellow : RIPER
48. Suspire : SIGH
50. Brand that offers "Chunky" style : RAGU
51. Check mate : STUB
52. Start of a count : EENY
53. Professional org. since 1847 : AMA
55. Grp. on the range? : NRA

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