New York Times, Friday, September 10, 2004

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 60, Blocks: 37 Missing: {GQY} Average word length: 6.27 This is puzzle # 85 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Ta-ta!" : IMOFF
6. Painting : CANVAS
12. Angular measurement : RADIAN
14. Staged event : CONCERT
15. N.B.A. All-Star Allen : IVERSON
17. World Series-winning manager, 1981 and 1988 : LASORDA
18. Has an early lead : SETSTHEPACE
20. Nester : HEN
21. Discombobulated : NOTWITHIT
22. 1970's TV character whose real first name was Arthur, with "the" : FONZ
23. Literary orphan adopted by the Dursleys : POTTER
24. Assemblies : PLENA
25. London borough with Wimbledon Stadium : MERTON
26. "Speed" star : REEVES
27. Give heed : HARKEN
28. Sassy girls : MINXES
29. Activist? : CAUSER
30. 2004 Olympic track gold medalist ___ Gatlin : JUSTIN
31. Warmth : ARDOR
32. Wisconsin college or its city : BELOIT
33. Fed : TMAN
34. Was on easy street : HADITMADE
37. Strauss's "___ und Verklärung" : TOD
38. Serving as a diplomat below the rank of ambassador : MINISTERIAL
40. Where to find a pig, maybe : INAPOKE
42. Capital of the Solomon Islands : HONIARA
43. Like things? : SIMILES
44. Suddenly quits running : STALLS
45. Closed with a lock : HASPED
46. Beginning : ONSET
1. It may be blue, brown or green : IRIS
2. Expert : MAVEN
3. Emerson's "___ Beauty" : ODETO
4. I : FIRSTPERSON
5. Efficient employee : FASTWORKER
6. Do together : COACT
7. "As I Lay Dying" father : ANSE
8. E-7, e.g.: Abbr. : NCO
9. Paul who directed "Basic Instinct" : VERHOEVEN
10. Champagne department : ARDENNES
11. Parts of numbers : STANZAS
13. Pitching feat : NOHITTER
14. St. ___ River, separating Michigan from Ontario : CLAIR
16. Shipping weight : NETTON
19. Fen-___ (former diet drug combo) : PHEN
22. In modern lingo, a vegetarian who occasionally eats meat : FLEXITARIAN
24. In art, an underlying image that's been painted over : PENTIMENTO
25. Actress who played the Bond girl Octopussy : MAUDADAMS
26. Trattoria side dishes : RISOTTOS
27. Daughter of Ares : HARMONIA
28. Stubborn : MULISH
29. Spiteful : CATTISH
30. Knight at the movies : JEDI
32. Spoilers : BANES
34. Raised : HIKED
35. Parts of some meters : DIALS
36. Country singer Steve : EARLE
38. Unwelcome C.I.A. discovery : MOLE
39. Go on : LAST
41. Doozy : PIP

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