New York Times, Tuesday, December 14, 2004

Author: Martin Schneider
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Schneider
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Schneider. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. The "one" in a one-two : JAB
4. White Rabbit's words : IMLATE
10. Médoc or muscatel : WINE
14. ___ Lingus : AER
15. From Genève, par exemple : SUISSE
16. Emcee Trebek : ALEX
17. Actress Peeples : NIA
18. A A : AUTHORMILNE
20. Columnist Maureen : DOWD
22. They follow Aprils : MAYS
23. The Joads, e.g., in "The Grapes of Wrath" : OKIES
24. State capital since 1959 : JUNEAU
26. ___-a-brac : BRIC
27. B B : BLUESMANKING
33. Nasal partitions : SEPTA
36. Punxsutawney groundhog : PHIL
37. Old Roman road : ITER
38. Sharer's word : OUR
39. Uses again, as Tupperware : RESEALS
42. Fairway position : LIE
43. "Mila 18" author : URIS
45. 58-Down digs : DORM
46. With cunning : SLYLY
48. E E : POETCUMMINGS
51. Ste. Jeanne ___ : DARC
52. And others : ETALII
56. Accused's response : WHOME
58. Defunct gridders' org. : USFL
61. Race of about 6.2 mi. : TENK
62. L L : RAPPERCOOLJ
65. Massachusetts' Cape ___ : ANN
66. Aweather's opposite : ALEE
67. Alchemist's potion : ELIXIR
68. Carnival city : RIO
69. Duck's place : POND
70. "Duck Soup" performers : MARXES
71. Just hired : NEW
1. Band-Aid co. : JANDJ
2. Kindergarten quintet : AEIOU
3. Muscleman's quality : BRAWN
4. Words before and after "rose" : ISA
5. 10-Down dress : MUUMUU
6. ___ fire (started burning something) : LITA
7. Pale as a ghost : ASHY
8. General ___ chicken : TSOS
9. Auction conclusion? : EER
10. Hawaiian surfing mecca : WAIKIKI
11. In an unlawful way : ILLICITLY
12. Hawaii's state bird : NENE
13. Alimony senders, maybe : EXES
19. Eve's opposite : MORN
21. It may be something of great interest : DEBT
25. Winged : ALAR
26. Masquerader's event : BALL
28. ___ salts : EPSOM
29. Col. Potter of "M*A*S*H," to pals : SHERM
30. Home of the N.B.A.'s Heat : MIAMI
31. Buzz's moonmate : NEIL
32. ___ Poupon mustard : GREY
33. "Du jour" item : SOUP
34. International money : EURO
35. Used a crowbar on : PRIEDOPEN
40. Cabinet dept. since 1979 : EDUC
41. Army N.C.O. : SSGT
44. Ready for the post office : STAMPED
47. Hurdle for an aspiring J.D. : LSAT
49. Canadian tribe : CREE
50. World traveler Bly : NELLIE
53. Pick up : LEARN
54. Many a navel : INNIE
55. "That's not news!" : IKNOW
56. End of filming : WRAP
57. Angelic topper : HALO
58. The Bruins' sch. : UCLA
59. Evening, in Paris : SOIR
60. Comic Redd : FOXX
63. Dream state, for short : REM
64. High school yearbook sect. : JRS

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