New York Times, Tuesday, July 27, 2004

Author: Len Elliott
Editor: Will Shortz
Len Elliott
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {XZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Elliott. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "If it ___ broke ..." : AINT
5. "Guilty," e.g. : PLEA
9. Clio winner : ADMAN
14. Most stuck-up : SNOOTIEST
16. Poker ploy : RAISE
17. "M.T.A." singers, 1959 : THEKINGSTONTRIO
19. Makes merry : REVELS
20. Chart shape : PIE
21. "Bearded" flower : IRIS
22. Mall binge : SPREE
25. Murals and such : ART
28. Dover's state: Abbr. : DEL
29. Rang out : PEALED
31. Like gastric juice : ACID
32. 40 winks : CATNAP
33. Group values : ETHOS
34. Paul Scott chronicles set in India : THERAJQUARTET
37. Weather map area : FRONT
38. Have more troops than : OUTMAN
39. Right on the map : EAST
40. Response to someone pointing : ISEEIT
41. Actress Peeples : NIA
44. Take a gander at : EYE
45. Make ___ of (botch) : AMESS
46. U.S.M.C. V.I.P.'s : GENS
47. German article : EIN
48. Is fearful of : DREADS
50. Schubert chamber work : THETROUTQUINTET
56. Fritter away : WASTE
57. Unusual sort : RAREBREED
58. Place for a kiss : ALTAR
59. Hatchling's home : NEST
60. Wagnerian earth goddess : ERDA
1. ___ Lindgren, Pippi Longstocking's creator : ASTRID
2. Naturally belong : INHERE
3. It may be seen, heard or spoken, in a saying : NOEVIL
4. Quick puffs : TOKES
5. A.T.M. necessities : PINS
6. Trouser part : LEG
7. Pothook shape : ESS
8. J.D. holder: Abbr. : ATT
9. Golfer Palmer, to pals : ARNIE
10. See socially : DATE
11. Former Russian orbiter : MIR
12. "___ was saying ..." : ASI
13. Prefix with natal : NEO
15. Up to, for short : TIL
18. Newspaper page : OPED
22. Home of the N.H.L.'s Sharks : SANJOSE
23. Awards to be hung : PLAQUES
24. Positions of esteem : REPUTES
25. Need liniment : ACHE
26. Knee-slapper : RIOT
27. Six-pointers, in brief : TDS
29. Hair-splitter? : PART
30. LAX abbr. : ETA
31. Envelope abbr. : ATTN
32. Gumball cost, once : CENT
33. The "E" in Q.E.D. : ERAT
34. Cafeteria carrier : TRAY
35. Vacuum feature : HOSE
36. Buddy in Bordeaux : AMI
37. Lab charge : FEE
40. Mae West's "___ Angel" : IMNO
41. Less cluttered : NEATER
42. "You're so right!" : INDEED
43. Courtroom fig. : ASSTDA
45. Broadcaster : AIRER
46. Sci-fi, for one : GENRE
47. James of blues : ETTA
48. The Everly Brothers, e.g. : DUET
49. Josh : RIB
50. Onetime Pan Am rival : TWA
51. Linden of "Barney Miller" : HAL
52. Body shop fig. : EST
53. Java container : URN
54. ___ kwon do : TAE
55. Football game divs. : QRS

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