New York Times, Saturday, December 27, 2008

Author: Karen M. Tracey
Editor: Will Shortz
Karen M. Tracey
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {Q} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 23 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dweller in the Chinese highlands : PANDA
6. Rights, e.g. : JABS
10. Easy way to the top : TBAR
14. Fleshy-leaved flora : ALOES
15. Not just yet : ANON
16. Glaucus's love in "The Last Days of Pompeii" : IONE
17. "Seems likely" : ISUSPECTSO
19. Monthly pymt., for some : MTGE
20. Centipede alternative : DONKEYKONG
21. Are, in Arles : ETES
22. Pop that's over 80 years old : NEHI
23. Previously, old-style : AFORE
24. Party leader : WHIP
28. Inside shot? : SONOGRAM
31. Setting of St. Columba's missionary work : IONA
32. Staff opening : TREBLECLEF
35. Like some climates : SAHARAN
37. "___ Madonna" (Raphael painting) : SISTINE
38. They're not enjoyed by everyone : PRIVILEGES
40. One less than une douzaine : ONZE
41. Literary supporter? : BOOKREST
42. Some old fire trucks : REOS
43. Opposite of purify : TAINT
45. Minute part of a minute: Abbr. : NSEC
47. Dramatic rebuke : ETTU
48. Rudolph Valentino type : LATINLOVER
54. Hair removal option : NAIR
55. Parting words : ADIOSAMIGO
56. Where a king may be crowned : PROM
57. Class-conscious figure? : DEAN
58. Letter getter : POBOX
59. Pint-size : MINI
60. Pines : YENS
61. Verse : POESY
1. Office stamp : PAID
2. Further : ALSO
3. Object, e.g. : NOUN
4. You may work hard at this : DESK
5. Resort on the Roaring Fork River : ASPEN
6. "Good boy" : JACKHORNER
7. ___ Lavoisier, the Father of Modern Chemistry : ANTOINE
8. Anchorman, briefly? : BOSN
9. Be amorous with, in Britain : SNOG
10. It comes into play when there's a deadline : TIMEFACTOR
11. Net : BOTTOMLINE
12. Heat : ANGER
13. Eponymous candy man : REESE
18. Piece of lobster or shrimp? : EYESTALK
23. Half brother of Hercules : ARES
24. Bit of a shock? : WISP
25. Look of aged whitening : HOAR
26. Constraint : INHIBITION
27. Track gold medalist in three 1920s Olympics : PAAVONURMI
29. Hard drives? : OBSESSIONS
30. Is scintillating : GLISTENS
33. Tenor role in "La Gioconda" : ENZO
34. Schedule listings : FEES
36. Laugh-a-minute sort : RIOT
39. Deep-blue alpine flower : GENTIAN
43. Evening news hr. : TENPM
44. Centipede producer : ATARI
46. "NYPD Blue" Emmy winner Gordon : CLAPP
48. Animated film pooch : LADY
49. "Song of the South" song syllables : ADEE
50. Tale of the South Seas : OMOO
51. Vague sense : VIBE
52. Massage targets? : EGOS
53. ___ Music : ROXY

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