New York Times, Saturday, December 30, 2006

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JWX} This is puzzle # 180 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Gross measure? : ICKFACTOR
10. Term of respect : SAHIB
15. Modern conversation starter : CELLPHONE
16. ___-Car : ECONO
17. Revelation : EYEOPENER
18. Ridiculous : NUTTY
19. View from Chamonix : ALPE
20. Spring (from) : RESULT
22. "___ Ramsey" (1970's western) : HEC
23. Figured out : GOT
24. Exhausted, with "in" : DONE
25. Urban division, informally : BORO
26. Book after Jacob in the Book of Mormon : ENOS
28. Calendar page: Abbr. : DEC
29. Parade : FLAUNT
31. Hide : CLOAK
33. It makes stops along a line : TABSET
34. Quickly : INBRIEF
37. Store freezer assortment : SORBETS
38. Advertising associations : TIEINS
39. Up (to) : EQUAL
40. Show impatience with : SNAPAT
41. It's hard to get out of : RUT
42. "___ Bayou" (1997 Samuel L. Jackson film) : EVES
46. They can fix shortages : ATMS
47. Nebraska City's county : OTOE
49. Business letter abbr. : ENC
50. Near failure : DEE
51. "Here's the thing …" : YOUSEE
53. Subject preceder : INRE
54. Seat of County Clare : ENNIS
56. Last N.L. pitcher to win 30 games in a season (1934) : DIZZYDEAN
58. Nonplus : ADDLE
59. Didn't stir at the right time? : OVERSLEPT
60. One who doesn't go past a semi? : LOSER
61. Urgent warnings : REDALERTS
1. Cold spell : ICEAGE
2. Orange pekoe source, formerly : CEYLON
3. One to watch in a pinch? : KLEPTO
4. Weddell Sea phenomenon : FLOE
5. Killer ___ : APP
6. 1970's variety show co-host : CHER
7. Unable to hit a pitch : TONEDEAF
8. Odd thing to find in a dryer : ONESOCK
9. It's nothing new : RERUN
10. Thrilled : SENT
11. Pressure opening? : ACU
12. Center of activity : HOTHOUSE
13. Surfing mecca : INTERNET
14. Refuses to deal with : BOYCOTTS
21. Dropped : LEFTOUT
25. Gibberish : BABBLE
27. Doctor's orders, informally : SCRIPS
28. Childish retort : DOESTOO
30. Logan of CBS News : LARA
32. Filmmaker Wertmuller : LINA
34. Cry while shaking : ITSADEAL
35. Console maker : NINTENDO
36. Deck support borders : BEAMENDS
37. Financially struggling : SQUEEZED
39. Like the wind : EROSIVE
43. Superficiality : VENEER
44. Absorbed : ENRAPT
45. Things that are picked up : SCENTS
48. Henry VIII, e.g. : TUDOR
51. North Sea feeder : YSER
52. Early Jewish reformer : EZRA
53. Like some rumors : IDLE
55. Québec's ___ d'Anticosti : ILE
57. Le Smoking suit designer, initially : YSL

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