New York Times, Friday, September 5, 1997

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thoroughfares: Abbr. : STS
4. 1920's chess champion Capablanca : JOSE
8. Nubian Desert site : SUDAN
13. Canvas coats? : OILPAINTS
16. Where to see Ben Franklin's portrait : CNOTE
17. Pump thump : HEARTBEAT
18. Attorney modifier : ATLAW
19. Going around the world : ORBITING
20. Much of boot camp : DRILLS
21. Fax button : SEND
22. Give away : REVEAL
23. Projecting part : PRONG
25. Cry of glee : WHEE
26. A.C.L.U. concerns: Abbr. : RTS
28. Vogue : TREND
29. Cigs : WEEDS
30. One of Frank's exes : MIA
31. Bill and Bob's opponent : ROSS
32. Sheds : MOLTS
33. Archly theatrical : CAMP
34. Ab ___ (from the beginning) : OVO
35. Cornerstone of Cartesianism : DOUBT
36. Centers : CORES
37. Nonexistent : NIL
38. Air France terminal : ORLY
39. Goggles : GAWKS
40. Threw over : DUMPED
42. !, to a printer : BANG
43. Particular : DETAIL
44. Greens, politically : LEFTISTS
48. Ardent : AFIRE
49. Quid pro quo : TITFORTAT
50. Sweetie pie : TOOTS
51. Monet subject : WATERLILY
52. Physicist Mach : ERNST
53. Raw material : ORES
54. Tarquin's title : REX
1. Area near TriBeCa : SOHO
2. Class : TIER
3. Tabletop, perhaps : SLAB
4. In agreement : JIBING
5. Upright : ONEND
6. Actaeon, ultimately, in Greek myth : STAG
7. Hrs. in Quebec : EST
8. Hermes accessories : SCARVES
9. Free from restraint : UNTIE
10. Important monetary currency peg : DOLLARMARK
11. Every minute : ATALLTIMES
12. Intelligence : NEWS
14. Cooler places? : PRISONS
15. Work on, with "to" : ATTEND
20. Hero's list : DEEDS
22. Butler of fiction : RHETT
23. Support : PROVIDEFOR
24. Denouement : RESOLUTION
25. Young role on TV : WELBY
27. Drains : SAPS
28. Suffix in high-tech company names : TRON
29. ___-be : WOULD
32. Prized mushroom : MOREL
33. Rodeo rider : COWGIRL
35. Most moronic : DOPIEST
36. Psalms singer : CANTOR
39. Faux pas : GAFFES
41. Exchanges : MARTS
42. She played Margo in "All About Eve" : BETTE
43. See : DATE
44. Jim Carrey, in a 1997 movie : LIAR
45. Sensation : STIR
46. Scheherazade specialty : TALE
47. An oath on it was once held to be inviolable : STYX
49. Company number : TWO

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