New York Times, Saturday, March 13, 2004

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJKQXZ} Spans: 4 Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 83 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Party promoter : APPARAT
8. Shows devotion (to) : ADHERES
15. Place for a comb : BEEHIVE
16. Thingies : DOODADS
17. Cover over : REPAPER
18. Ties up : ENLACES
19. Drinks made with Southern Comfort : ALABAMASLAMMERS
21. "Where there's ___ ..." : AWILL
22. A story might be told in it : ELABORATEDETAIL
32. Paneling material : MASONITE
33. 40-Down's birthplace : LILLE
34. "I'll get this" : MYTREAT
35. Lets have it : DUMPSON
37. Shower : AIRER
38. Marker : MILEPOST
39. March subject : STARSANDSTRIPES
42. Part of a religious title : DALAI
43. 1990's TV detective drama : DIAGNOSISMURDER
53. Villainous ones in the Bible : USURERS
54. Brass production : TANTARA
55. Name on a cake : SARALEE
56. ___ Aigner, popular maker of shoes and handbags : ETIENNE
57. Addiction accomplice : ENABLER
58. Gits in a scrap (with) : RASSLES
1. Spelling start? : ABRA
2. Debark? : PEEL
3. Spice in a rap trio's name : PEPA
4. Obsessive hunter of fiction : AHAB
5. "Live!" co-host : RIPA
6. A bead may represent one : AVEMARIA
7. Large amount of juice? : TERAWATT
8. "Let's Eat Right to Keep Fit" author ___ Davis : ADELLE
9. Name associated with the Taj Mahal : DONALD
10. ___ oak : HOLM
11. Skimmed milk product : EDAM
12. What hearts sometimes do : RACE
13. River of Hesse : EDER
14. Air hose sound : SSSS
20. Something to build on : SITE
22. Poet Lazarus and others : EMMAS
23. "___ on me" : LAYIT
24. "Per Ardua ad ___" (Royal Air Force motto) : ASTRA
25. Termite, e.g. : BORER
26. Rare birds : ONERS
27. Sperry who invented the Sperry gyroscope : ELMER
28. Hedren of "The Birds" : TIPPI
29. Old political journalist with the newspaper column "Matter of Fact" : ALSOP
30. Admission of defeat : ILOSE
31. Spring times : LENTS
35. Huge flop : DISASTER
36. Some threats : ULTIMATA
38. Year the oldest college in the Americas was founded, in Mexico City : MDLI
40. "The Big Parade" co-star, 1925 : ADOREE
41. Aswan Dam builder : NASSER
43. Old stage actress Eleanora : DUSE
44. "There ___ old saying ..." : ISAN
45. Subtle quality : AURA
46. Interest greatly : GRAB
47. Charles II's mistress : NELL
48. Colleges, to Aussies : UNIS
49. A.A.A. info : RTES
50. Twain's jumping frog : DANL
51. White-tailed bird : ERNE
52. Explorer John and others : RAES

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