New York Times, Monday, September 13, 2004

Author: Jay Giess
Editor: Will Shortz
Jay Giess
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Giess. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Raindrop sound : PLOP
5. Sgt., e.g. : NCO
8. Present for a teacher : APPLE
13. Kelly of morning TV : RIPA
14. Marlboro alternative : KOOL
15. Shine : GLEAM
16. Son of Isaac : ESAU
17. Metal that Superman can't see through : LEAD
18. On again, as a candle : RELIT
19. Fashionable London locale : PALLMALL
21. Ardor : ZEAL
22. Big containers : VATS
23. Filmmaker Spike : LEE
24. GM sports car : GTO
27. Whitewater part of a stream : RAPIDS
30. Fireplace accessory : ANDIRON
32. UK record label : EMI
33. Cast member : ACTOR
36. Hits head-on : RAMS
37. Get help of a sort on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" : POLLTHEAUDIENCE
41. Wriggling fishes : EELS
42. Place : STEAD
43. Tit for ___ : TAT
44. Teems : ABOUNDS
47. Zoo denizens : BEASTS
49. Something "on the books" : LAW
50. Motorists' grp. : AAA
51. Skier's transport : TBAR
52. Quick job for a barber : TRIM
54. Sweater : PULLOVER
58. To no ___ (purposelessly) : AVAIL
60. Classic artist's subject : NUDE
61. Sandwich spread, for short : MAYO
62. Oscar who wrote "The Picture of Dorian Gray" : WILDE
63. Popular shirt label : IZOD
64. Certain stock index : AMEX
65. Los Angeles cager : LAKER
66. Craggy hill : TOR
67. Agile : SPRY
1. Make ready, for short : PREP
2. Elvis's daughter ___ Marie : LISA
3. Milky gem : OPAL
4. 1960's-70's pontiff : PAULVI
5. December songs : NOELS
6. Fuel from a mine : COAL
7. Bygone : OLD
8. Consented : AGREED
9. Bit of begging : PLEA
10. Educational assistance since 1972 : PELLGRANTS
11. China's Chou En-___ : LAI
12. Expert in resuscitation, in brief : EMT
14. Coffee gathering : KLATSCH
20. Angry with : MADAT
21. ___ state (blissful self-awareness) : ZEN
23. Lash of old westerns : LARUE
25. Frisky feline : TOMCAT
26. Beginnings : ONSETS
27. Statute removal : REPEAL
28. Itsy-bitsy creature : AMOEBA
29. Bedtime gab : PILLOWTALK
31. Anger : IRE
34. Actress Allen of "Enough" : TESSA
35. Cheerios grain : OAT
38. Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
39. Tried a little of this, a little of that : DABBLED
40. Rarely-met goal : IDEAL
45. Hammer user : NAILER
46. Hoover ___ : DAM
48. Scents : AROMAS
51. Henry VIII's family name : TUDOR
53. Travel on horseback : RIDE
54. Mario who wrote "The Godfather" : PUZO
55. Seductress : VAMP
56. Witness : EYER
57. Classic theater name : ROXY
58. Leatherworker's tool : AWL
59. By way of : VIA
60. Annual hoops contest, for short : NIT

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