New York Times, Saturday, December 11, 2010

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QVW} This is puzzle # 65 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Abbr. for change : CTS
4. One who's just arrived in Mexico? : BEBE
8. "I got ___" : NOTHIN
14. Possible result of high temperature : DELIRIUM
16. Setting of muchas islas : OCEANO
17. What Tito shows, in opera : CLEMENZA
18. Recipient's reply : THANKS
19. Daughter of Alexander VI : LUCREZIABORGIA
21. These, on Ibiza : ESTOS
22. What an aspiring model may read : ELLE
23. One with star power?: Abbr. : GENL
24. Comic with the 1955 album "At Sunset" : SAHL
25. Open : FREE
26. ___-robe (Calais closet) : GARDE
27. Didn't just ask : PLED
28. Ancient amulet inscription : ABRAXAS
30. 19th-century, say : OLD
31. Doctored account : LIE
32. Bread source : JOB
33. Nigerian language : IBO
36. "Emma" studio : MIRAMAX
38. Kodak film used in surveillance : TMAX
39. Under control : TAMED
42. Quinceañera treat : TACO
43. "___ goes!" : HERE
44. Country whose name is occasionally used as an exclamation? : OMAN
45. Time, to Freud : ZEIT
46. Eddy site : DRAIN
47. What a Yankee is unlikely to have : SOUTHERNACCENT
50. Bit of beachwear : SUNHAT
51. Projection creator : MERCATOR
53. Sitcom witch : ENDORA
54. Element between polonium and radon on the periodic table : ASTATINE
55. They go in and out : STYLES
56. Wreck-checking org. : NTSB
57. Matt Dillon title role of 1982 : TEX
1. Flu-fighting org. : CDC
2. Blabs, blabs, blabs : TELLSALL
3. Did some digging around : SLEUTHED
4. Backwoods sibs : BRERS
5. Stern article : EINE
6. Thrilling hoops shot : BUZZERBEATER
7. One may attach something : EMAILER
8. "This should ___!" : NOTBE
9. A third of veinticuatro : OCHO
10. Riot control agent : TEARGAS
11. One in the closet : HANGER
12. One way to respond : INKIND
13. Register message : NOSALE
15. [Brrr!] : IMCOLD
20. "The die is cast," to Caesar : ALEAJACTAEST
21. Boston Garden nickname : ESPO
25. Midway point? : FAIR
26. Tittle-tattle : GAB
29. Love letters? : XOXO
31. Hamper part : LID
33. Affirmation of seriousness : IMEANTIT
34. Military band piece : BARITONE
35. Draft team : OXEN
36. Tiger Balm ingredient : MENTHOL
37. Best bud : MAINMAN
38. Security problem : THREAT
39. Scraps : TOSSES
40. Aggregate : AMOUNT
41. Foot-washing ceremony : MAUNDY
45. Some Greek sisters : ZETAS
46. 1983 Joel Schumacher film : DCCAB
48. Storied slacker : HARE
49. Analog oscilloscope parts: Abbr. : CRTS
52. Playmate for Spot : REX

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