New York Times, Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Author: James R. Leeds
Editor: Will Shortz
James R. Leeds
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Leeds. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Tear open : UNRIP
6. Made like : APED
10. Take on : HIRE
14. Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
15. Farming community, e.g. : RURALAREA
17. Camel : SKATINGMANEUVER
19. Legal matter : RES
20. "Uh-oh" : OOPS
21. Still in the game : ALIVE
22. Averse to : DOWNON
25. Made square : EVENED
26. Embryonic sac : AMNION
27. It may be rounded up in a roundup : STEER
29. Iona athletes : GAELS
30. Postage purchase : COIL
31. End of another actor's line, maybe : CUE
34. Camel : RJREYNOLDSBRAND
38. W. Hemisphere group : OAS
39. A deadly sin : ENVY
40. Tilter's tool : LANCE
41. In accord (with) : ATONE
43. Lewd : WANTON
44. Stiff : WOODEN
47. It may be drawn : PISTOL
48. Quaking tree : ASPEN
49. NBC's "My Name Is ___" : EARL
51. Figs. : NOS
53. Camel : SHIPOFTHEDESERT
57. Elementary particles : NEUTRINOS
58. Go leisurely : MOSEY
59. Wool caps : TAMS
60. Night fliers : BATS
61. Jenny Lind, e.g. : SWEDE
1. SALT party : USSR
2. Goya masterwork, with "The" : NAKEDMAJA
3. They make sense : REASONERS
4. Abbr. on a bank statement : INT
5. Tire letters : PSI
6. It's inert : ARGON
7. Heart, essentially : PUMP
8. Big times : ERAS
9. "Dapper" one : DAN
10. Semi, e.g. : HAULER
11. Monte of Cooperstown : IRVIN
12. One of Chaucer's pilgrims : REEVE
13. Like some seals : EARED
16. Split : LEAVE
18. Eight bells : NOON
23. Bit of trickery : WILE
24. ___ Parker : NOSY
25. They're caught in pots : EELS
26. Soil: Prefix : AGRO
27. Work out : SOLVE
28. Sizable : TIDY
30. Hockey's ___ Smythe Trophy : CONN
31. Asian cuisine : CANTONESE
32. Plain : UNCOLORED
33. Barbara who played a TV genie : EDEN
35. It's inert : NEON
36. "Gil ___" : BLAS
37. Go ballistic : RANT
41. Pros : ADEPTS
42. Lowish voice : TENOR
43. Uncontrolled : WILD
44. "It ___ me!" : WASNT
45. "The Verdict" actor, 1982 : OSHEA
46. It may be found in a den : OPIUM
47. Reporter's badge : PRESS
49. Italy's Mt. ___ : ETNA
50. On ___ streak (winning) : AHOT
52. Eye woe : STYE
54. Not be entirely truthful : FIB
55. Type widths : EMS
56. Scatter : SOW

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