New York Times, Saturday, December 1, 2001

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {HJQUZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "The, uh, stuff that dreams are made of" speaker : SAMSPADE
9. Some Desi Arnaz offerings : MAMBOS
15. Nuts, raisins, dried fruit, etc. : TRAILMIX
16. East : ORIENT
17. Operator's need : EARPIECE
18. Red Jacket's tribe : SENECA
19. ___ Ben Canaan of "Exodus" : ARI
20. Opposite sides : ENEMIES
22. Tour Eiffel material : FER
23. Will ___ of "High Noon" : KANE
25. Active : SPRY
26. Refuse transportation : SCOW
27. Straws : STALKS
30. "___ Me, O Lord" (spiritual) : TIS
31. Obsidian, once : LAVA
32. Banded rock : GNEISS
34. Certain gang member : BIKER
35. Getting the point : SCORING
38. Romeo and Juliet, e.g. : ELOPERS
40. Flat sign : TOLET
41. Dwell (on) : OBSESS
43. Like some outlets : ACDC
44. ___-Prest Levi's : STA
45. Sharpshooters' needs : SCOPES
49. Org. for Lord Robertson : NATO
50. Marbles game : MIBS
52. Narthex neighbor : NAVE
53. Seventh-century date : DCI
54. Luxury home features : WETBARS
57. Yom ___ (Jewish holiday) : TOV
58. Part of a horse : POMMEL
60. Slogan of '56 : ILIKEIKE
62. The O's play in it : ALEAST
63. Source of a couch potato's potatoes? : TVDINNER
64. Wheel of Fortune et al. : TAROTS
65. Precedent setter : TESTCASE
1. Big pieces of tuna : STEAKS
2. Famous debarking locale : ARARAT
3. Place for slips : MARINA
4. Several drops : SIP
5. Knee bend : PLIE
6. Grace period? : AMEN
7. Cubes : DICES
8. Gives immunity to : EXEMPTS
9. Wanders about : MOSEYS
10. Harmonia's father : ARES
11. Compass meas. : MIN
12. Pictures in a Mr. Universe calendar : BEEFCAKE
13. Glance : ONCEOVER
14. 1977 Best Picture nominee : STARWARS
21. Official blooms of Tennessee : IRISES
24. "Apostolados" artist : ELGRECO
26. Gets into quickly : SLIPSON
28. Furrow : KNIT
29. One in 100: Abbr. : SEN
33. Catch phrase? : IGOTIT
34. Pear type : BOSC
35. Not draw : STANDPAT
36. "The global high sign" sloganeer, once : COCACOLA
37. Veteran : OLDTIMER
39. "___ Girls" : LES
42. Novel set in the fictional town of Zenith : BABBITT
44. Refines : SMELTS
46. Film : PATINA
47. Calls up : EVOKES
48. Stern : SEVERE
51. Unguent : SALVE
54. ___ Bank : WEST
55. Relieves : RIDS
56. Child's play, perhaps : SKIT
59. Red Army chief : MAO
61. Letter abbr. : ENC

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