New York Times, Friday, August 20, 2004

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 21 Missing: {FJKQWZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 85 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Like some doughnuts : CHOCOLATECOATED
16. It'll do your heart good : AEROBICEXERCISE
17. They have to listen : CAPTIVEAUDIENCE
18. Letters of royalty : HRH
19. Doesn't get everything one wants : SETTLES
20. Mushroom part : CAP
21. Those in La Mancha : ESAS
23. Breeds : SORTS
24. Runner's goal : TAPE
25. Chief Justice in the Dred Scott case : TANEY
27. Some are odd: Abbr. : NOS
28. Stuff in a closet : LINEN
29. Blood pressure readings : SYSTOLES
31. Pulled tight : TENSED
32. They may be draining : TUBS
33. Counter's start : EENY
34. They're fed at curbside : METERS
37. War game : STRATEGO
41. Unearthly : ALIEN
42. Italian pronoun : MIA
43. One who made Ulysses fit to be tied : SIREN
44. Pitcher Maglie and others : SALS
45. Emulates a 43-Across : SINGS
47. Prefix with language : META
48. Radar, e.g.: Abbr. : CPL
49. Cloak : CONCEAL
51. Harris of Hollywood : MEL
52. Choice words : ASANALTERNATIVE
55. One with a poll position? : REGISTEREDVOTER
56. Classic Frank Loesser song from a 1950 musical : ADELAIDESLAMENT
1. Distinguishing marks : CACHETS
2. Court no-no, usually : HEARSAY
3. "Father Murphy" extras : ORPHANS
4. Simple sack : COT
5. Eastern ties : OBIS
6. Video game allotment : LIVES
7. Thinner components : ACETONES
8. Where drammi are performed : TEATROS
9. Crows : EXULTS
10. Yields : CEDES
11. "... ___ it me?" : ORIS
12. Rare driving result : ACE
13. They inspired Andy Warhol : TINCANS
14. Coop flier : ESCAPEE
15. Hysteria area : DEEPEND
22. Parlor fixtures : SETTEES
24. 1960's falsetto singer : TINYTIM
26. Colloquial possessive : YOURN
28. Actress Headey and others : LENAS
30. Abbr. for dumbbells : LBS
31. Thrice: Lat. : TER
33. Tchotchke holders : ETAGERES
34. It may run in the rain : MASCARA
35. Ran out : ELAPSED
36. Farmer's fieldwork : TILLAGE
37. Open : SINCERE
38. Taker of a religious vow : EREMITE
39. Pay someone back : GETEVEN
40. Watching : ONALERT
42. Stamped out, in a way : MINTED
45. Longtime Chicago maestro : SOLTI
46. C.D. source : SANDL
49. Latin quarters : CASA
50. Composition of some beds : LAVA
53. Lacking value : NIL
54. Boy whose name is repeated in a nursery rhyme : TOM

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