New York Times, Saturday, March 5, 2005

Author: Bob Peoples
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Peoples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Classic nursery song opener : ABCDEFG
8. Wall hanging : MACRAME
15. Manly neckwear : BOLOTIE
16. Leading man in "The Marrying Kind," 1952 : ALDORAY
17. Rust producer : OXIDANT
18. Zero : NOTAONE
19. Mil. branch : USM
20. "Steinbrenner!" author Dick : SCHAAP
22. Canal : DUCT
23. Circa : NEAR
25. Lanford Wilson's "The ___ Baltimore" : HOTL
26. German pronoun : SIE
27. Old : DATED
29. Offshoot : TWIG
31. Long times: Abbr. : CENS
32. Braces : STEELS
34. Cry of exasperation : IVEHADIT
36. "Chill!" : LIGHTENUP
38. Cry of discovery : HEREITIS
41. Call for : ENTAIL
45. Kind of column : OPED
46. Bit of choreography : STEP
48. Freewheeling : GONZO
49. ___ Phair with the 2003 tune "Why Can't I?" : LIZ
50. Hoi polloi disdainer : SNOB
52. Level : RAZE
53. Mathematician Napier, for one : SCOT
55. NASA component : MODULE
57. ___ seul (dance solo) : PAS
58. Hip : TUNEDIN
60. They may be moving : TARGETS
62. By and by : ERELONG
63. Together : ENMASSE
64. Some Civil War guerrillas : REDLEGS
65. Coldwell Banker employee : REALTOR
1. Teems : ABOUNDS
2. Season ticket holder's prize : BOXSEAT
3. Zeitgeist : CLIMATE
4. Cabinet div. : DOD
5. Flight data, briefly : ETAS
6. Purple ___ : FINCH
7. Warm up : GETHOT
8. "Holy smokes!" : MANALIVE
9. Not true : ALOP
10. The Chi. Cubs play games on this : CDT
11. Course : ROAD
12. Fired up : AROUSED
13. Theme from "Peter Gunn" composer : MANCINI
14. Pilot's certification requirement : EYETEST
21. Clueless : ATWITSEND
24. Lurched : REELED
28. Year the Ostrogoths were defeated at the Battle of Taginae : DLII
30. It has a code : GENE
31. Ransom demander : CAPTOR
33. Some N.C.O.'s : SGTS
35. Like some juries : HUNG
37. Countdown elements : HITSONGS
38. Colt's place : HOLSTER
39. Foodie : EPICURE
40. Designated a new use for : REZONED
42. Pattern in prosody : ANAPEST
43. "Oh, yeah?!" : IZZATSO
44. "Where's Charley?" composer : LOESSER
47. Obviously unhappy person : POUTER
51. Ralph who wrote "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" : BLANE
54. Rossini protagonist : TELL
55. Like some vases : MING
56. First name in humor : ERMA
59. ___-eyed : DOE
61. Barn dance participant : GAL

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