New York Times, Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Author: Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Editor: Will Shortz
Stella Daily
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Daily. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Venzke. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Rating a blue ribbon : BEST
5. Unceasingly : ONEND
10. Sign over, as rights : CEDE
14. Florence's river : ARNO
15. Gossip's tidbit : RUMOR
16. W.W. II general Bradley : OMAR
17. "Uh-uh!" : YOUMUSTBEJOKING
20. "The Natural" role Roy ___ : HOBBS
21. Some parents : MAS
22. Sergeant once played by Phil Silvers : BILKO
23. Unlocks, poetically : OPES
25. Doctor's charge : FEE
26. "Uh-uh!" : WHENPIGSFLY
31. Mideast grp. : PLO
34. Higher on the Mohs scale : HARDER
35. Basketball's ___ Ming : YAO
36. Words to an old chap : ISAY
37. Fact-filled volume : ALMANAC
39. Cultural programs they're not : TRASHTV
41. Newshawk's source, often : LEAK
42. Tacit approval : NOD
44. Food or air : INTAKE
45. Hook shape : ESS
46. "Uh-uh!" : THERESNOWAY
48. "Now I see!" : AHA
49. Pro foe : ANTI
50. "So long, mon ami" : ADIEU
53. Farmer's sci. : AGR
54. Mall stand : KIOSK
59. "Uh-uh!" : AINTGONNAHAPPEN
62. Bit attachment : REIN
63. Muralist Rivera : DIEGO
64. Within reason : SANE
65. Singer James or Jones : ETTA
66. First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
67. Part of many "shoppe" names : OLDE
1. Sen. Evan of Indiana : BAYH
2. Suffix with switch : EROO
3. Give the cold shoulder : SNUB
4. Pyramid, maybe : TOMB
5. "Chicago Hope" sets, for short : ORS
6. Pumpkin pie spice : NUTMEG
7. Diplomat's post : EMBASSY
8. Answers from a 49-Across : NOES
9. Hoopster Erving's nickname : DRJ
10. Newswoman Roberts : COKIE
11. Early Oscar winner ___ Jannings : EMIL
12. Like a damp cellar : DANK
13. Hence : ERGO
18. Ashe Stadium event : USOPEN
19. Outdated wedding-vow word : OBEY
24. Voracious fish : PIRANHA
25. One making arrangements : FLORIST
26. Jonah's swallower : WHALE
27. Patriot Nathan and others : HALES
28. "Aunt ___ Cope Book" : ERMAS
29. Bismarck's state: Abbr. : NDAK
30. ___ Tuesday (Mardi Gras) : FAT
31. "Nonsense!" : PSHAW
32. Andy Kaufman's role on "Taxi" : LATKA
33. Yiddish "Egad!" : OYVEY
36. Analogist's words : ISTO
38. Iowa college : COE
40. Golf's Sorenstam : ANNIKA
43. Where Friday was once seen on Thursday : DRAGNET
46. Hoodlum : THUG
47. Cause to see red : ENRAGE
48. Big name in health care : AETNA
50. River of Bern : AARE
51. South Beach ___ : DIET
52. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
53. Black cuckoos : ANIS
55. ___ facto : IPSO
56. Fire ___ (gem) : OPAL
57. E-mail command : SEND
58. Tot's perch : KNEE
60. Lines from Shelley : ODE
61. Clod chopper : HOE

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