New York Times, Friday, December 31, 2004

Author: David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
David Quarfoot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Got back at someone, eventually : HADTHELASTLAUGH
16. Leave a dispute unsettled : AGREETODISAGREE
17. "And I'll skip the boring part" : YADDAYADDAYADDA
18. Book before Neh. : EZR
19. Notable resignee: Abbr. : RMN
20. Where operators stand by?: Abbr. : ERS
21. Amer. money : USD
22. Handles : SEESTO
24. Simple problem : SUM
26. Inclined : ASLOPE
30. Recommendations : PICKS
34. Bach's "joy of man's desiring" : JESU
37. Bornean tree-dweller : ORANG
39. Popular 1940's radio quiz show : DRIQ
40. "While ___ it …" : IMAT
41. Thelma's player in "Thelma & Louise" : GEENA
42. Regard : DEEM
43. Set, in Somme : FIXE
44. Late name in Mideast politics : YASIR
45. Dolly of "Hello, Dolly!" : LEVI
46. F.B.I. chief after Sessions : FREEH
48. See 5-Down : DESIRE
50. Manufacturer's need : DIE
52. One of an old film duo : BACALL
56. They've been tagged : ITS
59. A multiple of XIX : DLI
61. Monthly or quarterly, briefly : MAG
62. Swell place? : SEA
63. Spinner of tales : RUMPELSTILTSKIN
67. "Guys and Dolls" song : ABUSHELANDAPECK
68. 66, e.g. : NATIONALHIGHWAY
1. Mount ___, peak 90 miles SSE of Fairbanks : HAYES
2. Goggling : AGAZE
3. Eminem's discoverer : DRDRE
4. A Turner : TED
5. With 48-Across, deepest longing : HEARTS
6. One may go after the meaning : ETYMOLOGY
7. Advance : LOAN
8. Also say : ADD
9. Team : SIDE
10. Crowned heads of old : TSARS
11. Stores : LAYSUP
12. Bygone dignitary : AGA
13. Asian tongue : URDU
14. Some students' goals: Abbr. : GEDS
15. Ranch unit : HEAD
23. Prepared porcini, e.g. : SAUTEED
25. Piano primer reference point : MIDDLEC
27. Companion of Artemis : OREAD
28. Bel ___ : PAESE
29. Home of the Texas Motorplex : ENNIS
31. Language from which "Saskatchewan" is derived : CREE
32. Mussorgsky's "The Great Gate of ___" : KIEV
33. 640 acres: Abbr. : SQMI
34. Sec : JIFF
35. Kaffiyeh-clad commander : EMIR
36. ___-Coburg, old German duchy : SAXE
38. Conqueror of Naples, 1860 : GARIBALDI
47. Cab Calloway's "kingdom" : HIDEHO
49. Unkempt : RAGTAG
51. Popular talk show : ELLEN
53. Not even : ASKEW
54. Olympus competitor : LEICA
55. Squat's opposite : LANKY
56. Its flag says "God is great" 22 times : IRAN
57. Bass line provider : TUBA
58. It's not clean : SMUT
60. Land in el mar : ISLA
61. Chi follower : MINH
64. Chi follower : PSI
65. 1960's chess champ : TAL
66. Geom. solid : SPH

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