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New York Times, Friday, December 3, 2004

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
Tuesday is named for his Germanic counterpart
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Michael Shteyman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Shteyman. Friday freshness: 3%
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© 2004, The New York Times12/3/4 ( No. 20,114 )
Across
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Narc's find : STASH
6
Ancient pyramid builders : MAYA
10
Fatigued bunch? : GIS
13
"Un Ballo in Maschera" aria : ERITU
14
Tuesday is named for his Germanic counterpart : ARES
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Next to nothing? : ONE
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Golden calf crafter : AARON
17
First of a 58-Across trilogy : AGAMEMNON
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Second of a 58-Across trilogy : LIBATIONBEARERS
21
Rat tail? : ATAT
22
Eddy creator : DRAIN
23
Accompanier of a wondrous feat : TADA
24
Business card info: Abbr. : NOS
25
Stop lying, perhaps : SIT
26
It's based in McLean, Va. : CIA
28
It may be unleashed : PET
29
One with sticky toes : TREETOAD
32
Mower maker : DEERE
34
Third of a 58-Across trilogy : EUMENIDES
37
Break etiquette at a dinner table : SLURP
40
Meets, as changing conditions : ADAPTSTO
44
Hoops coach Kruger : LON
45
Ready for war : ARM
48
Discharge letters? : TNT
49
Couple : WED
50
Couple's word : OURS
52
Bug big-time : EATAT
54
Stoke : FEED
55
58-Across and others : GREEKTRAGEDIANS
58
Writer of 17-, 19- and 34-Across : AESCHYLUS
59
Venae cavae outlets : ATRIA
60
Monarch catcher : NET
61
Per person : APOP
62
Mean mutt : BITER
63
Old activist org. : SDS
64
Rare bird : NENE
65
Be affected by a blocked airway : SNORE
Down
1
Pipe application : SEALANT
2
This isn't true : TRAITOR
3
Site of some bombers : AIRBASE
4
Brown ermine : STOAT
5
Proceed with a game plan : HUNT
6
Great, to Gaius : MAGNA
7
8-Down's tongue : ARABIC
8
Djiboutian's neighbor across the strait : YEMENI
9
Like some tars : ASEA
10
Flipped out : GONEAPE
11
Neat : INORDER
12
Feeling : SENSATE
17
Corporeal conveyors : AORTAE
18
Star in chains : MRT
20
Manner of speaking : IDIOM
25
Dome-shaped Buddhist memorial : STUPA
27
Crackerjack : ADEPT
30
Alway : EER
31
Makeup carrier? : DNA
33
Round fig., say : EST
35
Some collar attachments : IDTAGS
36
Writer exiled in 1302 : DANTE
37
Some trademarks : SLOGANS
38
"Walk on the Wild Side" singer : LOUREED
39
Disturbed states : UNRESTS
41
Affirm : SWEARTO
42
Closer to the minute? : TEENIER
43
"Probably ..." : ODDSARE
46
Correct a key problem? : RETYPE
47
One of the Jacksons : MARLON
51
Flash : SEC
53
Hose hue : TAUPE
54
Belong : FITIN
56
Top Tatar : KHAN
57
Artistic touch-ups : DABS

Answer summary:
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