New York Times, Thursday, December 24, 2009

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GQXZ} This is puzzle # 184 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Light in a bad way : TORCH
6. Emmy-winning character actor James : COCO
10. In : AMID
14. Novelist Calvino : ITALO
15. Spanish pot : OLLA
16. Astronomer's sighting : NOVA
17. In perpetuity : FOREVERANDEVER
19. Twin : DUAL
20. Sense : FEEL
21. Locks : HAIR
22. Edible tubes : PENNE
23. Concertedly : ASONE
25. Monopoly token : HAT
26. How the obvious may be disguised : THINLY
29. Fight night highlight : MAINEVENT
33. Green, to Goya : VERDE
34. Go "pfffft" : STALL
36. Dakota Indian : REE
37. 35mm camera type : SLR
38. Fate-tempting motorcyclist : EVELKNIEVEL
40. Suffolk female : EWE
41. One in the charge of un instituteur : ELEVE
42. Sources of filets mignons : LOINS
43. "Ghosts" playwright : IBSEN
45. Deluge : TORRENT
47. With a saucy style : PERTLY
48. French possessive : SES
49. Ho-hum : BLASE
51. Big pictures : EPICS
53. Belly laugh : ROAR
54. Monopoly token : SHOE
58. Tony winner Neuwirth : BEBE
59. Pan's place : NEVERNEVERLAND
61. Has a blast : REVELS
62. Tough trip : TREK
63. Opposite of hindered : AIDED
64. Olympian ___ (classical works) : ODES
65. Delilah portrayer Lamarr : HEDY
66. Relish : ENJOY
1. Bit of a dustup : TIFF
2. Plains Indian : OTOE
3. Red inside : RARE
4. Cavaliers' home : CLEVELAND
5. 26-Down adjustment: Abbr. : HOR
6. Big name in late-night : CONAN
7. Any song on a 78 : OLDIE
8. Sharp : CLEVER
9. It may be part of a bank : OAR
10. Like vicuñas : ANDEAN
11. It was conquered in 1953 : MOUNTEVEREST
12. Novelist Turgenev : IVAN
13. Cartoon chipmunk : DALE
18. Ship-to-ship call : AHOY
22. 2008 World Series champs : PHILLIES
24. Like tank tops : SLEEVELESS
26. Tube : TVSET
27. "Is anybody listening ...?" : HELLO
28. Impossible to change : IRREVERSIBLE
29. "___ oui!" : MAIS
30. Tylenol competitor : ALEVE
31. Flight support : NEWEL
32. Itsy-bitsy : TEENY
34. "The Tonight Show" piece : SKIT
35. Onetime C&W channel : TNN
39. Chaney of "The Wolf Man" : LON
44. "The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight" novelist : BRESLIN
46. Judge's announcement : RECESS
47. Made without milk or meat : PAREVE
49. Feeling ho-hum : BORED
50. Squat's opposite : LANKY
51. River that ends in Tarragona : EBRO
52. Put out : PEEVED
53. Midnight alarm giver : REVERE
55. Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
56. "___'Clock Jump" (Basie hit) : ONEO
57. Whirling water : EDDY
59. Ultimate : NTH
60. Scottish explorer of the Arctic : RAE

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