New York Times, Saturday, December 4, 2004

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tiara wearer : MISSAMERICA
12. Parisian pronoun : ILS
15. Ave Maria phrase : ORAPRONOBIS
16. Neat end? : NIK
17. 2004 N.B.A. Rookie of the Year : LEBRONJAMES
18. ___ Friday's : TGI
19. Japanese airline : ANA
20. Cherry, e.g. : WOOD
21. "Ixnay" : NOSOAP
23. Romance novelist's award : RITA
25. Sylvia ___, whom Sinatra once called the "world's greatest saloon singer" : SYMS
27. Total : RUNTO
28. "Teach not thy lip such ___": "Richard III" : SCORN
30. Railroad hub on the Mississippi : SAINTPAUL
32. Floppy top : TAM
34. Whiz-bang : PRO
35. Issy infinitive : ETRE
36. Incense : MAKEMAD
40. Some socials : SOIREES
42. Much may follow it : INAS
43. Right call : GEE
45. Carrier to Schiphol airport : KLM
46. It's lighter than air : DIRIGIBLE
49. ___ living : EARNA
53. Feminist Eleanor : SMEAL
54. GlaxoSmithKline brand : TUMS
56. Brand in the shaving aisle : NEET
57. "The Human Condition" author Arendt : HANNAH
59. Sets (on) : SICS
61. Midwest setting: Abbr. : CST
62. "And another said, Is ___?": Mark 14:19 : ITI
63. Dogs have prominent ones : CANINETEETH
66. Corral : PEN
67. Totally unhelpful answer : IHAVENOIDEA
68. F.I.C.A. funds it : SSA
69. Tardy attendee's request : SAVEMEASEAT
1. They have more than one root : MOLARS
2. Conciliatory : IRENIC
3. Day between venerdi and domenica : SABATO
4. Part of some resort names: Abbr. : SPR
5. In ranks : AROW
6. Some old recordings : MONOS
7. Eats up : ENJOYS
8. One may show you the exit : ROADMAP
9. Notebook maker : IBM
10. Hundred, in Juárez : CIEN
11. Marshal : ASSORT
12. Chant : INTONATE
13. Binding : LIGATURE
14. Ones stuck in the snow : SKIPOLES
22. Not just your average Joe : SUPERMAN
24. Kind of well : ARTESIAN
26. Some nobility : SIRS
29. "China Beach" setting : NAM
31. Hiding place : NOOK
33. Star followers : MAGI
36. Sailing center? : MIDSHIPS
37. Buoys : ANIMATES
38. Object of Vronsky's love, in literature : KARENINA
39. Burden : DEBT
41. Martinique, e.g. : ILE
44. Hard to get : ELUSIVE
47. Gentle slope : GLACIS
48. Singer with the 2004 album "Encore" : EMINEM
50. Withdraw : RECEDE
51. Snapple alternative : NESTEA
52. Besides : ATTHAT
55. Something to shoot : SCENE
58. Response to sarcasm : HAHA
60. Ancient gathering place : STOA
64. From part of the military: Abbr. : NAV
65. Cologne cooler : EIS

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