New York Times, Friday, September 28, 2007

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 109 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Doesn't sit well : LEAVESABADTASTE
16. Class in which various schools are discussed : ARTAPPRECIATION
17. One way to solve problems : BYTRIALANDERROR
18. Pacer maker: Abbr. : AMC
19. Red sky, perhaps : OMEN
20. "___ dispraise my lord ...": Juliet : ORTO
21. Expert in ancient law : LEGIST
24. City on the Natchez Trace : TUPELO
26. Not backing, in the backwoods : AGIN
27. Lengthens, old-style : EKES
31. Retiree's coverage? : SHEET
32. Basis for a suit : TORT
33. "30 Rock" creator : TINAFEY
35. What a future American might take: Abbr. : ESL
36. Didn't paw : FONDLED
37. ___ grecque : ALA
40. Balloon attachment : GONDOLA
41. Object in a Monet painting : IRIS
42. Member of la famille immédiate : FRERE
45. Floors : AWES
46. Frauen, across the border: Abbr. : MMES
47. Least spotted : RAREST
49. Front wheel divergence : TOEOUT
51. Hacker's cry of success : IMIN
52. Something needed for your sake? : RICE
56. Gouge, say : MAR
57. Daydreaming, e.g. : ESCAPEMECHANISM
62. Completely gone : DEADASADOORNAIL
63. Records of interest to real estate agents : ASSESSMENTROLLS
1. Distillation location : LAB
2. Suffix with cream : ERY
3. Encouraging remark : ATTAGIRL
4. Predatory critter : VARMINT
5. Large accounts? : EPICS
6. Place for jets : SPA
7. 1968 folk album : ARLO
8. Bit of moonshine : BEAM
9. Adolescent outburst : ACNE
10. Louis Armstrong's "Oh ___ He Ramble" : DIDNT
11. Initials of a noted "Wizard" : TAE
12. Go downhill : ATROPHY
13. No follower : SIRREE
14. Drive along leisurely : TOOTLE
15. Firmly establish : ENROOT
21. Like some shifts : LATE
22. Occasional clashers : EGOS
23. Dakota tongue : TETON
25. ___ to be : USED
28. Rather informal? : KINDA
29. Help set up chairs for? : ENDOW
30. French study, e.g. : SALLE
34. Take many courses : FEAST
36. They're against each other : FOES
37. Relating to heraldry : ARMORIAL
38. Place : LIEU
39. Kind of producer: Abbr. : ASST
40. It may contain tear gas : GRENADE
41. Emphatic turndown : IMEANNO
42. Curly-haired "Peanuts" character : FRIEDA
43. 20th-dynasty ruler : RAMSES
44. Lois Lane player Durance and others : ERICAS
48. It may be wrapped in a bun : TRESS
50. Astrologer with the autobiography "Answer in the Sky" : OMARR
53. Iraq's ___ Ali Shrine : IMAM
54. Grant : CEDE
55. Business class, briefly : ECON
58. Hearing aids, for short : PAS
59. Now in : HOT
60. R.S.V.P. component : SIL
61. D.C. United org. : MLS

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