New York Times, Tuesday, December 25, 2001

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQZ} This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tennis champ Monica : SELES
6. Fellow : CHAP
10. Radio operators : HAMS
14. Alamogordo event : ATEST
15. Orange-roofed hotel, for short : HOJO
16. Met song : ARIA
17. Starbucks order : LATTE
18. Harvard's Dershowitz : ALAN
19. Main idea : GIST
20. In a semi-joking way : HALFSERIOUSLY
23. Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
25. May honoree : MOM
26. New England prep school town : EXETER
27. Listlessness : TORPOR
29. Ricky's portrayer : DESI
31. What Consumer Reports lacks : ADS
32. Brink : EDGE
33. Dupe : DELUDE
35. Emergency medicine for infants : SYRUPOFIPECAC
40. Customary practices : USAGES
41. Sledding spot : HILL
43. Nuptial agreement : IDO
46. Cold war initials : USSR
47. "Yippee!" : HOORAY
49. Lillehammer's country : NORWAY
51. G-man : FED
52. Batiking need : DYE
53. Feature of 20- and 35-Across, forward and backward : VOWELSINORDER
57. Noted fratricide victim : ABEL
58. Low digits : TOES
59. "All My Children" character : ERICA
62. Pickle flavoring : DILL
63. She sheep : EWES
64. Window washer's mistake : SMEAR
65. Sushi fish : EELS
66. Earned : MADE
67. Sample : TASTE
1. Mule of song : SAL
2. Fraternity letter : ETA
3. Listlessness : LETHARGY
4. "Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
5. Sailor's patron : STELMO
6. Abyss : CHASM
7. Ace place? : HOLE
8. Not quite shut : AJAR
9. Pays : PONIESUP
10. Noted court site, with "The" : HAGUE
11. Popular record label : ARISTA
12. Deceived : MISLED
13. Lechers : SATYRS
21. In place of : FOR
22. Nitrous ___ (laughing gas) : OXIDE
23. Took a meal : ATE
24. Silent assents : NODS
28. Home for llamas : PERU
29. Put off : DEFER
30. Yale players : ELIS
33. Follows persistently : DOGS
34. Reverberate : ECHO
36. Typical : USUAL
37. It's used for announcements : PASYSTEM
38. Hangs on the line : AIRDRIES
39. Potter's supply : CLAY
42. Drain cleaner ingredient : LYE
43. Intrude upon : INVADE
44. The ___ Brothers of 70's-80's rock : DOOBIE
45. "Animal Farm" author : ORWELL
47. Boating pronoun : HER
48. Most bizarre : ODDEST
50. "The War of the Worlds" author : WELLS
51. Choreographer Bob : FOSSE
54. Part of the Corn Belt : IOWA
55. Reason for a donation : NEED
56. Witty Bombeck : ERMA
60. Garfield, e.g. : CAT
61. Exist : ARE

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