New York Times, Monday, August 8, 2005

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gentlemen tipped theirs to ladies, once : HATS
5. Home improvement pro Bob : VILA
9. Boxing ring boundaries : ROPES
14. 1970's tennis champ Nastase : ILIE
15. Figure skater's jump : AXEL
16. God, in the Koran : ALLAH
17. F.D.R.'s dog : FALA
18. Irritated state : SNIT
19. "Silly" birds : GEESE
20. "Do tell!" : ISTHATAFACT
23. Sailor's affirmative : AYE
24. With competence : ABLY
25. Greets with gales of laughter : ROARSAT
27. Be that as it may : ANYWAY
30. Irish accent : BROGUE
31. Hits a golf ball to the side, e.g. : HOOKS
32. Burn on the outside : SEAR
33. Sunnyside up servings : EGGS
36. "The Simpsons" storekeeper : APU
37. Roster of enemies : HITLIST
40. Granola bit : OAT
41. Four-poster and others : BEDS
43. Window ledge : SILL
44. Hooch : BOOZE
46. How cough syrup is taken : ORALLY
48. Shakespearean verse : SONNET
49. Barely enough : MINIMAL
51. Warrior princess of TV : XENA
52. Buffalo's summer hrs. : EDT
53. "Do tell!" : IMLISTENING
58. Snooped, with "around" : NOSED
60. Gershwin's "___ Plenty o' Nuttin'" : IGOT
61. Active sort : DOER
62. Knocks dead : SLAYS
63. Ball hit out of bounds : FOUL
64. Top draft level : ONEA
65. Up to the present : ASYET
66. Noted Art Deco illustrator : ERTE
67. Not, in dialect : NARY
1. Old 45 player : HIFI
2. "Too bad!" : ALAS
3. Pinball game ender : TILT
4. Seattle football player : SEAHAWK
5. To a huge degree : VASTLY
6. Slangy no : IXNAY
7. Mariner ___ Ericson : LEIF
8. Bar in the front of a church : ALTARRAIL
9. Motley, as an army : RAGTAG
10. Bullring cheer : OLE
11. "Do tell!" : PLEASEGOON
12. High mark with low effort : EASYA
13. Ghost costume, basically : SHEET
21. Bring shame to : ABASH
22. Beer from Golden, Colo. : COORS
26. Regret : RUE
27. "Moby Dick" captain : AHAB
28. Yep's opposite : NOPE
29. "Do tell!" : YOUDONTSAY
30. Word before dance or laugh : BELLY
32. Painting of a fruit bowl, e.g. : STILLLIFE
34. Long look : GAZE
35. Leave in, as text : STET
38. Religion of the Koran : ISLAM
39. New York strip alternative : TBONE
42. ___ Lanka : SRI
45. Interminably : ONANDON
47. In the thick of : AMIDST
48. Agree out of court : SETTLE
49. High-I.Q. club : MENSA
50. Fanzine profilees : IDOLS
51. Strikes through : XSOUT
54. Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
55. College in New Rochelle, N.Y. : IONA
56. ___-do-well : NEER
57. Confederate uniform color : GRAY
59. Hurricane hub : EYE

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