New York Times, Tuesday, December 7, 2004

Author: David Diefendorf
Editor: Will Shortz
David Diefendorf
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQVXY} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Diefendorf. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Moulin Rouge dance : CANCAN
7. "That's hardly proper" : TUTTUT
13. Shoulder adornment : EPAULET
15. Riviera resort : SANREMO
16. Fellow traveler : COMRADE
17. One of a Yule trio : WISEMAN
18. Tees off : IRES
19. Inscribed stones : STELES
21. Onetime Ford model : LTD
22. Be more patient than : OUTWAIT
24. Consumer protection org. : BBB
27. "Mornings at Seven" playwright Paul : OSBORN
28. Brooklyn or the Bronx, informally : BORO
29. Dissenting votes : NOS
32. Ham or hamburger : MEAT
33. Baby talk : GOOGOO
35. Bar, at the bar : ESTOP
37. Matchsticks game : NIM
39. Strike caller : UNION
40. Overly stylish : CHICHI
42. Boot camp fare : MESS
44. Just manage, with "out" : EKE
45. Superman sans cape : KENT
46. Further amend : REEDIT
48. Droop : SAG
49. Leaf bisectors : MIDRIBS
50. Tony winner Caldwell : ZOE
53. One of the Gorgons : MEDUSA
54. Come down hard : POUR
55. From east of Europe : ASIATIC
58. CN Tower city : TORONTO
61. Faint : PASSOUT
62. Visitors to a justice of the peace : ELOPERS
63. Part of a drum kit : TOMTOM
64. Political pundit Myers : DEEDEE
1. Beany's cartoon pal : CECIL
2. To the left, at sea : APORT
3. Appointed : NAMED
4. Junkyard dogs : CURS
5. C.S.A. state : ALA
6. Composer Rorem : NED
7. On the heels of : TAILING
8. Not hard yet : UNSET
9. "___ bien!" : TRES
10. President pro ___ : TEM
11. Actress Thurman : UMA
12. Whole bunch : TON
14. Antinuclear agreement : TESTBAN
15. Use cusswords : SWEAR
20. Title of this puzzle : TWOTIMERS
22. Pizazz : OOMPH
23. Play for a sap : USE
24. "The Maltese Falcon" actor, informally : BOGIE
25. Babbling water : BROOK
26. Trailblazer Daniel : BOONE
28. ___ vivant : BON
29. Makes out : NECKS
30. Milo of "Barbarella" : OSHEA
31. Hurt bad : STING
34. Kicks out : OUSTS
36. World Series mo. : OCT
38. Help settle : MEDIATE
41. Metal in surgical tools : IRIDIUM
43. Sis or bro : SIB
47. Something drawn out : EDUCT
49. Copycat's words : METOO
50. Spaced (out) : ZONED
51. More than eccentric : OUTRE
52. Irregularly notched : EROSE
53. Crow's-nest spot : MAST
54. Bishop of Rome : POPE
55. Fitting : APT
56. ___ Paulo : SAO
57. Doctrine : ISM
59. Moth-eaten : OLD
60. Shad delicacy : ROE

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