New York Times, Friday, May 8, 1998

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wine holders : VATS
5. Tortoise shell, in a way? : MOBILEHOME
15. Acreage : AREA
16. Remote place : IVORYTOWER
17. Cut flower : STEM
18. Clerical : NONSECULAR
19. Genius : EINSTEIN
21. Word processor command : REDO
22. Nasty rumor : CANARD
23. 5-Across, e.g. : SHELTER
26. Some bits : AUGERS
27. Like the Abominable Snowman : HAIRY
28. Sole point : CLEAT
29. What rhabdomantists do : DOWSE
30. Sports org. to which the Kansas City Wizards belong : MLS
33. Like some candy : HARD
34. Supermarket section : MEATS
35. Winter air : NOEL
36. Triage sites, briefly : ERS
37. Ham operator's letter : TANGO
38. Where Hawkeye served : KOREA
39. Eccentric : BATTY
40. Informer : CANARY
41. Riot remedy : TEARGAS
44. Base action : SALUTE
45. Not tricked by : ONTO
46. Humdrum : TIRESOME
48. Binge : GOONASPREE
52. Senta's suitor in "The Flying Dutchman" : ERIK
53. Hot : ALLTHERAGE
54. Houston university : RICE
55. Some clerks : SALESWOMEN
56. "The Odd Couple" director : SAKS
1. Still-life centerpiece : VASE
2. Of joints : ARTICULAR
3. Archie and Jughead : TEENAGERS
4. Links legend : SAMSNEAD
5. They're given the shaft? : MINERS
6. Like Humpty Dumpty : OVOID
7. Beethoven's birthplace : BONN
8. Treasury Department div. : IRS
9. Lixivium : LYE
10. Series finale? : ETC
11. Like chiming timing : HOURLY
12. Nocturnal newborn : OWLET
13. Opponent of Lee : MEADE
14. Computer ___ : ERROR
20. Floozy : TART
23. Looked after : SAWTO
24. Ophidian sound : HISS
25. Afore : ERE
26. Long : ACHE
27. Grinder : HOAGY
29. Jobs for body shops : DENTS
30. Authorized delays : MORATORIA
31. "The Europeans" star : LEEREMICK
32. Send rolling in the aisles : SLAY
34. First name in spydom : MATA
35. Teetotalers : NONUSERS
37. License plate : TAG
38. Mustard family member : KALE
39. "Agnes Grey" author : BRONTE
40. Drive recklessly : CAREEN
41. Roman wraps : TOGAS
42. ___ Gay : ENOLA
43. Bikini, e.g. : ATOLL
44. Long campaign : SIEGE
46. Ore carrier : TRAM
47. Scratches (out) : EKES
49. Cries of surprise : AHS
50. Do darts : SEW
51. Supportive argument : PRO

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