New York Times, Friday, December 16, 2005

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 82 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Expire : PASSAWAY
9. Top removed by attendants : GASCAP
15. Be in concert : ACTASONE
16. Library feature : ALCOVE
17. Cormorants, e.g. : SEABIRDS
18. Suddenly arose : LOOMED
19. Barely move? : STREAK
20. Cinderella's clothes : TATTERS
21. Sister of Selene : EOS
22. Wanes : TAPERSOFF
25. Destructive 1999 Florida hurricane : IRENE
26. Glower : FROWN
29. Glower, maybe : ORB
32. Aid in creating an idealized figure : CORSET
34. Former lakeshore tribe : ERIE
35. Not rot : KEEP
37. Seed structure : OVULE
38. Locale of the Bocca Nuova crater : ETNA
39. Fix : REDO
40. Camel alternatives : MERITS
42. Alluring : HOT
43. Thinking ___ : ALOUD
45. "Walk Away ___" (1966 hit) : RENEE
46. Good vantage point : FRONTSEAT
48. You can burn it : FAT
51. Fairy tale figures : SPRITES
53. Cousin of a capillary : TUBULE
55. Restaurant cry : WAITER
56. Member of a historical trio : THEPINTA
58. Agreement : ACCORD
59. Exhausted : OUTOFGAS
60. Mite-sized : TEENSY
61. Start attacking : OPENFIRE
1. So last year : PASSE
2. Prefix with phenetidin : ACETO
3. Cancer components : STARS
4. "Quién ___?" : SABE
5. Like many elephants : ASIATIC
6. Glad-hand, as politicians are wont to do : WORKAROOM
7. What's more : AND
8. "I knew it!" : YES
9. Balls : GALAS
10. Much : ALOTOF
11. Without even a warning : SCOTFREE
12. Emerge : COMEFORTH
13. Maintain : AVER
14. Xers? : PEDS
20. Fringe of the green? : TREELINE
23. Misapplies : PERVERTS
24. Guarantees : ENSURES
27. Lush : WINO
28. Trim : NEAT
29. Some pods : OKRA
30. A line winds in and out of it : REEL
31. Fish might go over it : BEDOFRICE
33. Powwow : TETEATETE
36. Go all out : POURITON
41. Attack : SETUPON
44. Grandparents, typically : DOTERS
47. Square : NERDY
48. Things not wanted in locker rooms : FUNGI
49. Sacrificial site : ALTAR
50. Flirt : TEASE
51. Hit hard : SWAT
52. Clip : PACE
54. Son of Willy Loman : BIFF
56. "You ___?" : TOO
57. One in the Army : HUP

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