New York Times, Monday, November 22, 2004

Author: Gregory Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 114 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. The "A" in I.R.A.: Abbr. : ACCT
5. Chili con ___ : CARNE
10. Do newspaper work : EDIT
14. End of a fishing line : HOOK
15. Sewing machine inventor Howe : ELIAS
16. Financial page inits. : NYSE
17. Charles Lindbergh's feat across the Atlantic : SOLOFLIGHT
19. Nameless, for short : ANON
20. Prehistoric : OLD
21. Marked down : LESS
22. "Friends, ___, countrymen" : ROMANS
24. Antlered deer : HART
25. The City of Witches : SALEM
26. Thin, as oatmeal : WATERY
29. Game show player : PANELIST
32. See eye to eye : AGREE
33. "It takes two" to do this : TANGO
34. When repeated, a ballroom dance : CHA
35. Explore the seven seas : SAIL
36. Emphatic ending with yes : SIREE
37. Tennis score after deuce : ADIN
38. Uncle: Sp. : TIO
39. External : OUTER
40. Three sheets to the wind : DRUNK
41. Oratorio performers : ENSEMBLE
43. Fake ducks : DECOYS
44. Martini garnish : OLIVE
45. Golf shirt : POLO
46. Present to Goodwill, e.g. : DONATE
48. Is no more, informally : AINT
49. "That's it!" : AHA
52. At the drop of ___ : AHAT
53. Paul Scott tetralogy, with "The" : RAJQUARTET
56. Formal ceremony : RITE
57. Rainbow ___ : TROUT
58. Dory or ferry : BOAT
59. Cousin of a frog : TOAD
60. Eye sores : STYES
61. Memorial Day weekend event, briefly : INDY
1. Mock words of understanding : AHSO
2. In the 40's, say : COOL
3. In the 20's, say : COLD
4. Certain boxing win, for short : TKO
5. Stalk vegetable : CELERY
6. Desirable party group : ALIST
7. Fixes illegally : RIGS
8. "I'd rather not" : NAH
9. Alienate : ESTRANGE
10. Tooth cover : ENAMEL
11. Batman and Robin : DYNAMICDUO
12. The Rolling Stones' "Time ___ My Side" : ISON
13. Hamilton bills : TENS
18. Marooned person's signal : FLARE
23. Skillet lubricant : OLEO
24. Rear of a sole : HEEL
25. Less loony : SANER
26. "___ not, want not" : WASTE
27. Once more : AGAIN
28. One of six Bach compositions : TRIOSONATA
29. "Gay" city : PAREE
30. Polished, as shoes : SHINY
31. "Patton" vehicles : TANKS
33. Sir or madam : TITLE
36. Undermines : SUBVERTS
37. Sacramento's ___ Arena : ARCO
39. Leave out : OMIT
40. Atlanta-based airline : DELTA
42. Pleased as punch : ELATED
43. Krispy Kreme products : DONUTS
45. Excite, as curiosity : PIQUE
46. Bull's-eye hitter : DART
47. The Buckeye State : OHIO
48. "A thing of beauty is ___ forever" : AJOY
49. Oodles : ATON
50. Noggin : HEAD
51. Trial fig. : ATTY
54. The "A" in MoMA : ART
55. Baseball stat : RBI

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