New York Times, Friday, November 19, 2004

Author: Jay Leatherman
Editor: Will Shortz
Jay Leatherman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {DJKWXZ} Spans: 5, (2 double stacks) This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Leatherman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Like the highest point in an orbit : APOGEAL
8. Dublin's St. ___ Church, dating from 1793 : TERESAS
15. 1655 conqueror of New Sweden : PETERSTUYVESANT
17. Activity in a cage : BATTINGPRACTICE
18. Ancient sheltered promenade : STOA
19. Poetic time : EEN
20. Inspiration for Mann's "Death in Venice" : MAHLER
21. Like a champion bodybuilder : LEAN
23. Challenge for a barber : MANE
24. It may carry a message : TSHIRT
27. Wall hanging : PORTRAIT
31. Tales of time travel, e.g. : SCIFI
32. 1958 Oscar winner for Best Song : GIGI
33. Year before Philip I was born : MLI
34. Virgilian sentiment : LOVECONQUERSALL
38. Liftoff preceder : ONE
39. With 43-Down, a president's brother : RAUL
40. Where ___ : ITSAT
41. Precedent setter : TESTCASE
44. Lavish affairs : FEASTS
45. Dangerous thing to lie under : OATH
46. Spiritual, e.g. : SONG
47. Big, in Bari : GROSSO
50. Yellow pages abbr. : INC
51. First name in linguistics : NOAM
55. Minimal difficulty : LEASTRESISTANCE
58. Mercury and Venus : INFERIORPLANETS
59. The grandfather, in "Peter and the Wolf" : BASSOON
60. Doesn't go to court, perhaps : SETTLES
1. Calls for squads, in short : APBS
2. Everglades deposit : PEAT
3. Maestro Klemperer : OTTO
4. "Oh, come ... on!" : GETALIFE
5. Verdi's "___ tu che macchiavi quell'anima" : ERI
6. Comparable to a pin? : ASNEAT
7. Wearer of three stars: Abbr. : LTGEN
8. Norse god of strife : TYR
9. Saint of film : EVAMARIE
10. Eat one's words : RECANT
11. Grandma Walton, of 1970's TV : ESTHER
12. Junk component : SAIL
13. Ending to avoid? : ANCE
14. Like some silver: Abbr. : STER
16. "America's Next Top Model" airer : UPN
22. Red-haired adventurer : ERIC
23. Big shot : MOGUL
24. Letter-shaped opening : TSLOT
25. Quick bread variety : SCONE
26. Dermatological diagnosis : HIVES
27. Nettle : PIQUE
28. Roll up : AMASS
29. ___ ease : ILLAT
30. Medieval contests : TILTS
32. Rub together : GNASH
35. Some Handel bars : ORATORIO
36. Tout's opposite : RIEN
37. Still : STAGNANT
42. Junks : TOSSES
43. See 39-Across : CASTRO
44. Bo's'n's quarters : FOCSLE
46. Saucy ones : SNIPS
47. Pat : GLIB
48. Fashion designer Rowan : RENA
49. Thickheads : OAFS
50. It's on the Medit. : ISR
52. Law school newcomer : ONEL
53. Part of un opéra : ACTE
54. Camp vittles : MESS
56. Ages and ages : EON
57. Bit of body art, in modern slang : TAT

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