New York Times, Saturday, December 12, 2009

Author: Karen M. Tracey
Editor: Will Shortz
Karen M. Tracey
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {X} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 30 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stuff in a meat can : ASPIC
6. Cherished, in Cremona : CARA
10. Picks up : NABS
14. Moniker for fictional baseballer Roy Hobbs : THENATURAL
16. Tip end: Prefix : ACRO
17. Minor employment need? : WORKPERMIT
18. Disturbance : STIR
19. Plaster worker : TROWEL
20. Opposite : FLIPSIDE
22. Darkness personified : EREBUS
24. Hangover locales? : EAVES
25. General Motors acquisition of 1929 : OPEL
28. 17th-century painter of "Lady With a Fan" : VELAZQUEZ
30. A scuttle might scoop from it : COALBIN
32. St. Anthony's cross, e.g. : TAU
33. Turn down : DIP
35. Jettisons : TOSSES
36. Linking verb : COPULA
38. Roguish : SLY
39. Apollo part : LEM
41. Literally, "little towns" : SHTETLS
42. Daily bread supplier? : STEADYJOB
45. Scandinavian area rugs : RYAS
46. Third time, say : CHARM
47. Alternative to culottes : CAPRIS
49. '84 Super Bowl celebrant : LARAIDER
51. Some are humble : ABODES
55. Sch. yearbook section : ORGS
56. Historical transition point : ENDOFANERA
58. Rapper ___-Lo : SKEE
59. Data center workhorses : MAINFRAMES
60. Abbr. after an institution's name : ESTD
61. Propelled : SENT
62. Apply carelessly : SLOSH
1. Bit of elementary knowledge?: Abbr. : ATWT
2. Old Manhattan restaurateur : SHOR
3. Spanish "but" : PERO
4. Quaint stationery store stock : INKWELLS
5. Rémoulade bit : CAPER
6. Meanie : CUR
7. Big baby, maybe : ARMFUL
8. Really reproaches : RAILSAT
9. Some voices : ALTI
10. Historic base for pirates of the Caribbean : NASSAU
11. Reserves are not on it : ACTIVEDUTY
12. Hard-to-please wedding participant : BRIDEZILLA
13. They often get dressed : SORES
15. Shown : TELEVISED
21. Early Connecticut tribe : PEQUOT
23. "The Waltons" son : BEN
25. Fourth qtr. starters : OCTS
26. Some hustlers : POOLSHARKS
27. Soft touch : EASYTARGET
29. "Scrubs" Emmy nominee : ZACHBRAFF
31. Guy de Maupassant novel : BELAMI
34. Turn down, with "on" : PASS
37. Like some decisions and demons : PERSONAL
40. Agamemnon's domain : MYCENAE
41. Bread, at times : SOP
43. Now blank : ERASED
44. Paris's ___ des Plantes : JARDIN
46. Wind up : CLOSE
48. Bridge supports : IBARS
50. House party, briefly : DEMS
52. It's usually not for sale : DEMO
53. You are, in Yucatán : ERES
54. Scout uniform part : SASH
57. The Albany is its longest river: Abbr. : ONT

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