New York Times, Thursday, December 23, 2010

Author: Oliver Hill and Eliza Bagg
Editor: Will Shortz
Oliver Hill
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Hill. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Bagg. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "___ time" : ITS
4. Originator of the phrase "rosy-fingered dawn" : HOMER
9. Last picture in an alphabet book : ZEBRA
14. Lay : SET
15. Adult : OFAGE
16. Ducks, in "Peter and the Wolf" productions : OBOES
17. What to use to spell 30-Down, according to George Bernard Shaw, reputedly, Part 1 : THEGHFROMENOUGH
20. Shout into a canyon : HELLO
21. Still : SILENT
22. Notorious 1999 computer virus : MELISSA
25. Conservative philosophy in Britain : TORYISM
28. Actress Lupino and others : IDAS
29. They're usually white or brown : EGGS
31. Letters from a mathematician : QED
32. Books often read on Saturday : TORAH
34. One of the five counties of Hawaii : KAUAI
36. Part 2 : THEOFROMWOMEN
40. Beginning of a saying about evil : SEENO
41. Object of Andy's affection in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" : TRISH
42. Flight board abbr. : ARR
43. Workplace for a 23-Down : FIEF
44. Goals : ENDS
48. Intro : PRELUDE
52. Lion's home : DETROIT
54. Like some eyes and soup : WATERY
56. Prefix with -pathy : OSTEO
57. Part 3 : THETIFROMNATION
61. Zero, in slang : BAGEL
62. Lips : EDGES
63. Nod, perhaps : CUE
64. Noisome noise : SNORE
65. The Tower, e.g. : TAROT
66. Flight board abbr. : ETD
1. Panama and Suez : ISTHMI
2. Snickered : TEHEED
3. Designer McCartney : STELLA
4. Alternative to Ring Dings : HOHOS
5. A little peculiar : OFF
6. Spoil : MAR
7. They may be deal breakers : EGOS
8. Opposite of invoices : REMITS
9. One fighting urban sprawl, say : ZONER
10. Black : EBONY
11. Shop : BOUTIQUE
12. Like some gas: Abbr. : REG
13. Memento from an old flame? : ASH
18. Shine : GLISTEN
19. Grp. with the platinum album "Out of the Blue" : ELO
23. Worker on a 43-Across : SERF
24. Lab gel : AGAR
26. Reggae/dancehall artist ___ Paul : SEAN
27. Century-starting year : MDI
30. "Fish" : GHOTI
33. Tic-tac-toe win : OOO
34. Ring results, for short : KOS
35. One of the Five Colleges : AMHERST
36. Abbr. on an old map of the West : TERR
37. Shout at the top of a roller coaster : HEREWEGO
38. Who'll "talk 'til his voice is hoarse," in a 1960s sitcom : MRED
39. Good radio station for a bride? : WIFE
40. Simpleton : SAP
43. Find (out) : FERRET
45. Spot : NOTICE
46. Fade : DIEOUT
47. High : STONED
49. "Peace out" : LATER
50. Of service : UTILE
51. High-___ : DEF
53. A goner : TOAST
55. Jedi with a big forehead : YODA
57. Big inits. on cable : TBS
58. Old Chinese dynasty : HAN
59. Boss: Abbr. : MGR
60. Prefix with conservative : NEO

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