New York Times, Friday, November 12, 2004

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley and Ethan Friedman
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Ethan Friedman
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1.64000

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 6, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 88 for Mr. Quigley. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Friedman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Plea addressee : GOD
4. O.K.'s : NODS
8. Rainy day cover-ups : TARPS
13. ___ Ghraib (Iraq prison in 2004 headlines) : ABU
14. Burgundy black : NOIRE
15. Folding words : IMOUT
16. Ferry steamer locale : LONGISLANDSOUND
19. They're rarely discovered : BESTKEPTSECRETS
20. Communiqué segue : ASTO
21. Upside-down hanger : BAT
22. "___ a good time?" : WHENS
23. Not as direct : SLIER
25. Highest-grossing movie of 1996 : INDEPENDENCEDAY
35. Regulation rim elevation : TENFEET
36. Hawser : TOWLINE
37. Thomas Jefferson was the first to lead it : STATEDEPARTMENT
39. Bugs : RILES
40. Goya subjects : MAJAS
45. Farrow member : PIG
46. Voyage V.I.P. : CAPT
50. Kids' book set in the jungle of Nool : HORTONHEARSAWHO
53. They help you get a leg up : ACHILLESTENDONS
54. Fossil medium : SHALE
55. Delude : LIETO
56. Footnote abbr. : LOC
57. Hardly a fan : HATER
58. They're unaffiliated: Abbr. : INDS
59. Opposite of great, to Robert Burns : SMA
1. Nero's successor as emperor : GALBA
2. Some reeds : OBOES
3. "Spider-Man" co-star, 2002 : DUNST
4. It may be checked by pinching : NOSEBLEED
5. Rembrandt, for one : OILPAINTER
6. Confounded : DRATTED
7. Chamber workers: Abbr. : SENS
8. New York University's ___ School of the Arts : TISCH
9. Subject of much poesia : AMORE
10. Gustave Flaubert's birthplace : ROUEN
11. Small boats : PUNTS
12. Yardsticks: Abbr. : STDS
14. It goes after refuse : NIK
17. Certain Pontiac : GTO
18. Early-morning development : DEW
23. W.W. I German admiral : SPEE
24. Countered : RETALIATED
25. "___ over!" : ITS
26. Safety enhancer : NET
27. Stuff in a sequence : DNA
28. Pond dweller : EFT
29. "I'd do it all over again" : NOREGRETS
30. 100-lb. units : CWTS
31. Boston's Liberty Tree, e.g. : ELM
32. Fizzle out : DIE
33. Sharp-penned Coulter : ANN
34. Eventually : YET
38. Delivers, as water : PIPESIN
40. Shade of brown : MOCHA
41. Nirvana attainer : ARHAT
42. Scrabble piece not found in the Italian edition : JTILE
43. Many a computer user : AOLER
44. It has a wkly. guest host : SNL
46. He's no mensch : CAD
47. Base runners? : AWOLS
48. Hill, to a Cambodian : PHNOM
49. Floria ___, opera lead role : TOSCA
50. Work (out) : HASH
51. Port opener? : HELI
52. ___-Caps (candy) : SNO

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