New York Times, Friday, December 3, 2004

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Shteyman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Narc's find : STASH
6. Ancient pyramid builders : MAYA
10. Fatigued bunch? : GIS
13. "Un Ballo in Maschera" aria : ERITU
14. Tuesday is named for his Germanic counterpart : ARES
15. Next to nothing? : ONE
16. Golden calf crafter : AARON
17. First of a 58-Across trilogy : AGAMEMNON
19. Second of a 58-Across trilogy : LIBATIONBEARERS
21. Rat tail? : ATAT
22. Eddy creator : DRAIN
23. Accompanier of a wondrous feat : TADA
24. Business card info: Abbr. : NOS
25. Stop lying, perhaps : SIT
26. It's based in McLean, Va. : CIA
28. It may be unleashed : PET
29. One with sticky toes : TREETOAD
32. Mower maker : DEERE
34. Third of a 58-Across trilogy : EUMENIDES
37. Break etiquette at a dinner table : SLURP
40. Meets, as changing conditions : ADAPTSTO
44. Hoops coach Kruger : LON
45. Ready for war : ARM
48. Discharge letters? : TNT
49. Couple : WED
50. Couple's word : OURS
52. Bug big-time : EATAT
54. Stoke : FEED
55. 58-Across and others : GREEKTRAGEDIANS
58. Writer of 17-, 19- and 34-Across : AESCHYLUS
59. Venae cavae outlets : ATRIA
60. Monarch catcher : NET
61. Per person : APOP
62. Mean mutt : BITER
63. Old activist org. : SDS
64. Rare bird : NENE
65. Be affected by a blocked airway : SNORE
1. Pipe application : SEALANT
2. This isn't true : TRAITOR
3. Site of some bombers : AIRBASE
4. Brown ermine : STOAT
5. Proceed with a game plan : HUNT
6. Great, to Gaius : MAGNA
7. 8-Down's tongue : ARABIC
8. Djiboutian's neighbor across the strait : YEMENI
9. Like some tars : ASEA
10. Flipped out : GONEAPE
11. Neat : INORDER
12. Feeling : SENSATE
17. Corporeal conveyors : AORTAE
18. Star in chains : MRT
20. Manner of speaking : IDIOM
25. Dome-shaped Buddhist memorial : STUPA
27. Crackerjack : ADEPT
30. Alway : EER
31. Makeup carrier? : DNA
33. Round fig., say : EST
35. Some collar attachments : IDTAGS
36. Writer exiled in 1302 : DANTE
37. Some trademarks : SLOGANS
38. "Walk on the Wild Side" singer : LOUREED
39. Disturbed states : UNRESTS
41. Affirm : SWEARTO
42. Closer to the minute? : TEENIER
43. "Probably ..." : ODDSARE
46. Correct a key problem? : RETYPE
47. One of the Jacksons : MARLON
51. Flash : SEC
53. Hose hue : TAUPE
54. Belong : FITIN
56. Top Tatar : KHAN
57. Artistic touch-ups : DABS

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