New York Times, Friday, December 17, 2004

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Grid has super symmetry This is puzzle # 208 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Insistence on precise standards : PURISM
7. Matured nest eggs? : CHICKS
13. Game played to 5,000 points : CANASTA
14. Antique storage cabinet for food : HOOSIER
16. Looks : APPEARS
17. Open : UNLATCH
18. Danger to divers : EEL
19. Cashew, e.g. : NUTTREE
21. ___ de coeur : CRI
22. Classical septet : SEAS
24. Topic for Portia : MERCY
25. "And so?" : THEN
26. Inclined : ATILT
28. The old college cheer : RAH
29. Have a loan from : OWETO
30. It enters things : RETURNKEY
32. Linchpins : KEYSTONES
34. Comment from a high chair : GOO
35. Moon, to a poet : ORB
36. Be in tune : SINGONKEY
40. Position in a rock band : KEYBOARDS
44. Pussyfoot around? : CREEP
45. How-do-you-dos : HIS
47. Having nice lines : SLEEK
48. Weed killer? : HOER
49. Precursors of suits : TORTS
51. Part of an order : LAMA
52. Judgment Day : END
53. Travel guide? : POLARIS
55. Soaking : WET
56. Lost : MISLAID
58. Not stag : ONADATE
60. Permit : ENTITLE
61. Summer Olympian : KAYAKER
62. Minnesotan : GOPHER
63. Longtime Disney exec : EISNER
1. Capital of French Polynesia : PAPEETE
2. Pull out, as braids : UNPLAIT
3. "The Facts of Life" actress : RAE
4. "My life ___ open book" : ISAN
5. Play, in a way : STRUM
6. Passe-partout : MASTERKEY
7. Can opener : CHURCHKEY
8. Somebody nice : HONEY
9. One loved by Hercules : IOLE
10. Org. of 1861 : CSA
11. Galley : KITCHEN
12. Conceal : SECRETE
13. Gallic Wars chronicler : CAESAR
15. Ones making lots of charges : RHINOS
20. ___-la-la : TRA
23. Fly swatter : SLUGGER
25. It's solid blue in pool : TWOBALL
27. Hike en masse : TROOP
29. Others in Oaxaca : OTROS
31. Security Council veto : NON
33. Kind of story : SOB
36. Intrigue : SCHEME
37. Work done on a collapsible table : IRONING
38. Must : NEEDSTO
39. Ring for openers? : KEYHOLDER
40. Computer tap : KEYSTROKE
41. Come back to life : REAWAKE
42. Ceres to the Greeks : DEMETER
43. Winter Olympian : SKATER
46. Bit of finan. planning : IRA
49. ___ de Jouy (upholstery fabric) : TOILE
50. Locale in Exodus : SINAI
53. Way to go : PATH
54. Hazards a guess : SAYS
57. Edge : LIP
59. Northernmost city of ancient Palestine : DAN

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