New York Times, Thursday, December 4, 2003

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 118 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Big tooth : TUSK
5. Whopper : LULU
9. ___ facto : IPSO
13. NASA gasket : ORING
15. "East of Eden" twin : ARON
16. One with a pounding head? : NAIL
17. Don't : TABOO
18. Send packing : DISCHARGE
20. Not definite : ANYBODYSGUESS
22. Rapper ___ Kim : LIL
23. Donald Rumsfeld's bailiwick: Abbr. : DOD
24. Simultaneously : ATATIME
27. Overseas carrier : SAS
28. Building beam : JOIST
30. Revolutionary War officer ___ Putnam : RUFUS
31. Farm female : SOW
32. Overly : TOO
34. Writers' blocks : PADS
35. 1994 Paul Newman film : NOBODYSFOOL
38. Din : ROAR
40. Goombah : PAL
41. 1982 biography by Joseph Alsop : FDR
42. Chair man? : EAMES
44. Lingerie item : TEDDY
46. Big galoot : LUG
49. Chopin piece : PRELUDE
51. Alliance created in 1948: Abbr. : OAS
52. Tax form info: Abbr. : IRA
53. Hit song by Jackson Browne, 1982 : SOMEBODYSBABY
56. Savanna : GRASSLAND
58. Name in 1999-2000 news : ELIAN
59. Microwave : NUKE
60. Sexologist Shere : HITE
61. Kind of question : YESNO
62. Look over a wall, say : PEER
63. "Do ___ else!" : ITOR
64. Letter opener : DEAR
1. Demolishes : TOTALS
2. Muse of astronomy : URANIA
3. Sistine Chapel figures : SIBYLS
4. Radio feature : KNOB
5. Blushing bride of '81 : LADYDI
6. "Exodus" author : URIS
7. Silicon Valley city : LOSGATOS
8. Full-length : UNCUT
9. Out of it : INASTUPOR
10. Wagner's final opera : PARSIFAL
11. Messina Mr. : SIG
12. "___ Buttermilk Sky" (1946 hit) : OLE
14. "Bravo!" : GOODJOB
19. When repeated, a cry of approval : HEAR
21. It used to be sung on street corners : DOOWOP
25. Hut material : MUD
26. It goes this way and that : ESS
29. "Fashions fade, ___ is eternal": Yves St. Laurent : STYLE
31. Spoilsport of a sort : SORELOSER
33. When one's not at one's best : OFFDAY
35. Junior, to Senior : NAMESAKE
36. Attractive single person, slangily : DATEBAIT
37. Trip to tell about : ODYSSEY
38. Theater company, for short : REP
39. Propeller : OAR
43. Bottoms of columns : SUMS
45. Walk unsteadily : DODDER
46. Go between : LIAISE
47. Illinois college town : URBANA
48. "I Will Survive" singer Gloria : GAYNOR
50. Deepak Chopra's birthplace : DELHI
54. Not fooled by : ONTO
55. Wasn't colorfast : BLED
56. Econ. yardstick : GNP
57. It runs through Montréal : RUE

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