New York Times, Saturday, June 24, 2006

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JKQUWXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 99 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Ivory Coast export : COCOABEANS
11. Literally, "king" : SHAH
15. Neroli oil source : ORANGETREE
16. Blanchett of "The Aviator" : CATE
17. Acting, say : ONTHESTAGE
18. "Man of La Mancha" org. : ANTA
19. Dynast : POTENTATE
20. Primates, to humans : ORDER
21. Bus driver's assignment: Abbr. : RTE
22. Featured performer in Berlioz's "Harold in Italy" : VIOLIST
24. Instance, in Évreux : CAS
27. Good amts. to take in : RDAS
30. Demonstration noise : CHANTS
31. Opposite of relaxed : ANTSY
33. Old Roman cry : ECCE
35. Prayer pronoun : THEE
36. Instant : SNAP
37. Doesn't do the job easily : TOILS
38. Verbal flourish : TADA
39. Shadow : TAIL
40. Dirt : INFO
41. They're put away in bars : PINTS
42. Rub down : ABRADE
44. Bodily channel : ITER
46. This may bring in the big bucks : DOE
47. Divisions : SECTORS
49. Future shepherd's place: Abbr. : SEM
51. "Ariel" poet : PLATH
52. 1953 Eartha Kitt hit : CESTSIBON
58. Different : ELSE
59. Road gripper : RADIALTIRE
60. Goat's look : LEER
61. Celebrities : GLITTERATI
62. What dieters eat : LESS
63. Spots : SETSEYESON
1. Fowl territory? : COOP
2. Little ___ ... : ORNO
3. Women's rights pioneer : CATT
4. "Rings ___ Fingers" (Henry Fonda film) : ONHER
5. Go-between's business : AGENTRY
6. Beat : BESTED
7. Place in a Robert Redford movie : ETTA
8. "Bond Smells ___" ("Diamonds Are Forever" soundtrack number) : ARAT
9. Beersheba locale : NEGEV
10. Sheepish explanation lead-in : SEE
11. Composer of about 600 sonatas : SCARLATTI
12. Together : HANDINHAND
13. Gave evidence for : ATTESTEDTO
14. Serenity : HEARTSEASE
20. "I could go for that!" : OOH
23. Does in : ICES
24. Was charming? : CASTASPELL
25. A wind chilled and killed her, in verse : ANNABELLEE
26. Things that may wind down : STAIRCASES
28. Coon's age : AEON
29. Accounts of aliens, e.g. : SCIFI
32. Falls in drops : SPLATTERS
34. Stick together : CLOT
37. Bank : TIER
41. Singer with the 1960 #1 album "G.I. Blues" : PRESLEY
43. Cartoon cry : DOH
45. What's left behind : ESTATE
48. Practice run? : SCALE
50. Corner cut, in Cambridge : MITRE
53. Clean copy? : EDIT
54. Models : SITS
55. Civil rights concern : BIAS
56. "___ put it another way ..." : ORTO
57. Teutonic turndown : NEIN
59. Some N.F.L. linemen : RGS

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