New York Times, Friday, October 3, 2008

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QYZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 115 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Unforgettable edible : DISHFITFORAKING
16. Concern of a certain federal commissioner : INTERNALREVENUE
17. Fission boat? : ATOMICSUBMARINE
18. Capital on the Rímac River : LIMA
19. Plays : USES
20. 1040 amt. : INT
21. Nero's buyer : EMPTOR
23. Vehicle for an annual round-the-world trip : SLEIGH
26. Ingredient in plastics : RESIN
27. Mention casually : DROP
30. Her theme song was a 1966 hit : LARA
31. Opium product : CODEINE
33. Pan : SLAM
34. Clash sharply : JAR
37. Be in the red for black and tans? : RUNATAB
39. Registration agcy. : SSS
40. His chariot was drawn by four fire-breathing horses : ARES
42. Neighbor of Sunnyside in New York : ASTORIA
44. Indication that one is just teasing : WINK
45. Occurrence after the first and third quarters of the moon : NEAP
46. Nirvana : BLISS
50. Mad specialty : SATIRE
52. Take-out meal? : PICNIC
53. Large copier : APE
54. Tropical fruit, in Toledo : PINA
57. See 58-Down : ONME
58. On account (of) : INCONSIDERATION
62. Not so much : TOALESSEREXTENT
63. They're usually even on one side : STREETADDRESSES
1. One entering a number : DIALER
2. One day : INTIME
3. Defeats decisively : STOMPS
4. Of blood : HEMATIC
5. Good day?: Abbr. : FRI
6. Rack up : INCUR
7. Old name in news : TASS
8. Drawing device : FLUE
9. Regal symbols : ORBS
10. Occurrence after retiring : REM
11. Advantage : AVAIL
12. They cover the ears : KERNELS
13. You might exchange words with them : INITIALS
14. Order member : NUN
15. "I don't know" lead-in : GEE
22. ___ around (close to) : ONOR
23. Shoot in the garden : SPEAR
24. Fat, to François : GRAS
25. Many skit actors : HAMS
27. Not very sharp : DENSE
28. Western costume accessory : RIATA
29. Leading : ONTOP
32. N.F.L. cornerback Starks : DUANE
34. Head pieces : JAWS
35. Unlikely number for a rock concert : ARIA
36. National service : RENTACAR
38. Actress Andersson of "Persona" : BIBI
41. One stuck in the snow : SKIPOLE
43. 19th-century literary family in Massachusetts : ALCOTTS
47. They're below some chests : INNIES
48. 2002 Al Pacino film : SIMONE
49. Trackers' aids : SCENTS
51. Longtime "Days of Our Lives" actress Jones : RENEE
52. One stripping on a kitchen counter : PARER
54. City noted for its campanile : PISA
55. Fingered : IDED
56. Square : NERD
58. With 57-Across, welcome words when the check arrives : ITS
59. Kidder's word : NOT
60. Historic barrier breaker : SST
61. Hacker's aid : AXE

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