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New York Times, Friday, November 12, 2004

Scrabble piece not found in the Italian edition

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley and Ethan Friedman
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1888/7/19964/15/202118
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
385152019492715
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.635214
Brendan Emmett Quigley
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
32/11/20047/27/20061
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0001110
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.64000
Ethan Friedman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 6, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 99 for Mr. Quigley. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Friedman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times11/12/04 ( No. 20,093 )

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Across
1
Plea addressee : GOD
4
O.K.'s : NODS
8
Rainy day cover-ups : TARPS
13
___ Ghraib (Iraq prison in 2004 headlines) : ABU
14
Burgundy black : NOIRE
15
Folding words : IMOUT
16
Ferry steamer locale : LONGISLANDSOUND
19
They're rarely discovered : BESTKEPTSECRETS
20
Communiqué segue : ASTO
21
Upside-down hanger : BAT
22
"___ a good time?" : WHENS
23
Not as direct : SLIER
25
Highest-grossing movie of 1996 : INDEPENDENCEDAY
35
Regulation rim elevation : TENFEET
36
Hawser : TOWLINE
37
Thomas Jefferson was the first to lead it : STATEDEPARTMENT
39
Bugs : RILES
40
Goya subjects : MAJAS
45
Farrow member : PIG
46
Voyage V.I.P. : CAPT
50
Kids' book set in the jungle of Nool : HORTONHEARSAWHO
53
They help you get a leg up : ACHILLESTENDONS
54
Fossil medium : SHALE
55
Delude : LIETO
56
Footnote abbr. : LOC
57
Hardly a fan : HATER
58
They're unaffiliated: Abbr. : INDS
59
Opposite of great, to Robert Burns : SMA
Down
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Nero's successor as emperor : GALBA
2
Some reeds : OBOES
3
"Spider-Man" co-star, 2002 : DUNST
4
It may be checked by pinching : NOSEBLEED
5
Rembrandt, for one : OILPAINTER
6
Confounded : DRATTED
7
Chamber workers: Abbr. : SENS
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New York University's ___ School of the Arts : TISCH
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Subject of much poesia : AMORE
10
Gustave Flaubert's birthplace : ROUEN
11
Small boats : PUNTS
12
Yardsticks: Abbr. : STDS
14
It goes after refuse : NIK
17
Certain Pontiac : GTO
18
Early-morning development : DEW
23
W.W. I German admiral : SPEE
24
Countered : RETALIATED
25
"___ over!" : ITS
26
Safety enhancer : NET
27
Stuff in a sequence : DNA
28
Pond dweller : EFT
29
"I'd do it all over again" : NOREGRETS
30
100-lb. units : CWTS
31
Boston's Liberty Tree, e.g. : ELM
32
Fizzle out : DIE
33
Sharp-penned Coulter : ANN
34
Eventually : YET
38
Delivers, as water : PIPESIN
40
Shade of brown : MOCHA
41
Nirvana attainer : ARHAT
42
Scrabble piece not found in the Italian edition : JTILE
43
Many a computer user : AOLER
44
It has a wkly. guest host : SNL
46
He's no mensch : CAD
47
Base runners? : AWOLS
48
Hill, to a Cambodian : PHNOM
49
Floria ___, opera lead role : TOSCA
50
Work (out) : HASH
51
Port opener? : HELI
52
___-Caps (candy) : SNO

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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