New York Times, Monday, December 18, 2006

Author: Donna Levin
Editor: Will Shortz
Donna S. Levin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Levin. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Cry after "Forward!" : MARCH
6. Solder : WELD
10. Belgrade native : SERB
14. Central Florida city : OCALA
15. Words of understanding : ISEE
16. Peter, Paul and Mary, e.g. : TRIO
17. Holiday decoration : CHRISTMASWREATH
20. Retain : KEEP
21. Numbered work of a composer : OPUS
22. "Come in!" : ENTER
23. Preservers of preserves : JARS
25. "This looks bad!" : OHNO
27. Cleopatra's lover : ANTONY
30. Hissy fit : SNIT
31. Air blower : FAN
34. Like a pitcher's perfect game : NOHIT
35. Flub : GOOF
36. Look into a crystal ball : GAZE
37. Holiday decoration : KWANZAAUNITYCUP
40. Fabric fuzz : LINT
41. Memo opener : INRE
42. Plural of 21-Across : OPERA
43. U-turn from WSW : ENE
44. Assns. : ORGS
45. Frigate or ferry : VESSEL
46. Fleeting trace : WISP
47. Neat : TIDY
48. Offspring : SCION
51. Butcher's cut : LOIN
53. Shopping place : MART
57. Holiday decoration : HANUKKAHMENORAH
60. Abbr. before a colon : ATTN
61. Feed the kitty : ANTE
62. Make amends : ATONE
63. General emotional state : MOOD
64. Some boxing decisions, briefly : TKOS
65. Snapshot : PHOTO
1. Make fun of : MOCK
2. Liniment target : ACHE
3. Like one in a million : RARE
4. Business that routinely overcharges : CLIPJOINT
5. Possesses : HAS
6. Ones likely to chicken out : WIMPS
7. Biblical pottage purchaser : ESAU
8. First chapter in a primer : LESSONONE
9. Morning moisture : DEW
10. Shorthand pro : STENO
11. The "E" in Q.E.D. : ERAT
12. Baptism or bar mitzvah : RITE
13. Danish Nobelist Niels : BOHR
18. British Conservative : TORY
19. What homeowners don't have to pay : RENT
24. 1998 animated bug film : ANTZ
26. Player of 45's : HIFI
27. Site for a monitoring bracelet, maybe : ANKLE
28. Hopeless, as a situation : NOWIN
29. Feudal landholder : THANE
30. Whiskey drinks : SOURS
31. Confronts : FACES
32. Sky-blue : AZURE
33. View from Mount Everest : NEPAL
35. Ship-to-shore accessway : GANGPLANK
36. Insect whose larvae destroy foliage : GYPSYMOTH
38. Broadcasts : AIRS
39. ___ the line (behaved) : TOED
44. Pig's sound : OINK
45. Handful for Tarzan : VINE
46. Coiled : WOUND
47. Multiplied by : TIMES
48. Pillow cover : SHAM
49. Famed Roman censor : CATO
50. Diggin' : INTO
52. "___ be in England": Browning : OHTO
54. Suffix with buck : AROO
55. Long, angry discourse : RANT
56. Lt. Kojak : THEO
58. Krazy ___ of the comics : KAT
59. Doze : NAP

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