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New York Times, Thursday, December 9, 2004

With 25-, 42- and 55-Across, a definition of 1-Across, according to Dennis Miller

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times12/9/04 ( No. 20,120 )
Across
1
Subject of this puzzle : GUILT
6
James of Hollywood : CAAN
10
Game in which jacks are always highest trumps : SKAT
14
Needle, perhaps : ANNOY
15
___ Moro, former Italian P.M. : ALDO
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Don’t do it: Var. : TABU
17
Coffee maker’s accessory : SCOOP
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With 25-, 42- and 55-Across, a definition of 1-Across, according to Dennis Miller : GODSWAYOF
20
Sat down, slangily : PARKEDIT
22
Eschew home cooking : EATOUT
23
Score just before winning a game : ADIN
24
Soccer great : PELE
25
See 18-Across : LETTINGYOUKNOW
31
Give ___ (care) : ADAMN
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New Haven, City of ___ : ELMS
33
Grp. paying for some election ads : PAC
35
Doubles partner’s call : MINE
36
Goes south in a big way : TANKS
38
Neighbor of Java : BALI
39
Alphabet trio : EFG
40
Hitching place : POST
41
Michael who wrote the 1975 best seller “Power!” : KORDA
42
See 18-Across : YOUREHAVINGTOO
46
Make content : SATE
47
Prefix with graphic : IDIO
48
City where El Greco died : TOLEDO
51
Shakespearean title character : CRESSIDA
55
See 18-Across : GOODATIME
57
Signed on : HIRED
58
Quick approval: Abbr. : INIT
59
Assortment : OLIO
60
Tour de France stage : ETAPE
61
Burkina ___, neighbor of Mali : FASO
62
“___ Coming” (1969 hit) : ELIS
63
M.O.’s : SYSTS
Down
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[Horrors!] : GASP
2
Donald Duck, to his nephews : UNCA
3
“Are you ___ out?” : INOR
4
First line of “Misty” : LOOKATME
5
Digitally entered : TYPEDIN
6
Capturing : CAGING
7
Heaps : ALOT
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Tack on : ADD
9
Biting pests : NOSEEUMS
10
___ Island, N.Y. : STATEN
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Big belt : KAYO
12
“___ Ben Adhem” : ABOU
13
Feature of many a bird : TUFT
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Goes on strike : WALKS
21
Racket : DIN
24
Defeater of Clay : POLK
25
Hobbling : LAME
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Enlighten : EDIFY
27
Dance with bandoneón accompaniment : TANGO
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Meddler : YENTA
29
Subject of a pioneering 1965 MoMA show : OPART
30
Elusive one of children’s books : WALDO
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“See ya!” : CIAO
36
Directly opposed : TOETOTOE
37
___ Stadium in Queens : ASHE
38
Modern jargon word for complete nonsense : BOGOSITY
40
Italian clothing label : PRADA
41
Deli snacks : KNISHES
43
No longer bothered by : USEDTO
44
Yellow-throated birds : VIREOS
45
Suffix with glycer- : IDE
48
Worker’s shout : TGIF
49
Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
50
Clark’s crush : LOIS
51
Year in the reign of Edward the Elder : CMII
52
Nest eggs, for short : IRAS
53
Co. unit : DEPT
54
Citrus coolers : ADES
56
“___ say!” : ILL

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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