New York Times, Monday, December 5, 2005

Author: Gary Steinmehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary Steinmehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44 Missing: {FJQWZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Steinmehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Inclement : HARSH
6. "Let me know if ___ help" : ICAN
10. "Damn Yankees" siren : LOLA
14. Mrs. Kramden of "The Honeymooners" : ALICE
15. Grp. that outlasted the Warsaw Pact : NATO
16. Sacred bird of the pharaohs : IBIS
17. Rock bottom : NADIR
18. Gator's cousin : CROC
19. Captain for 40 days and nights : NOAH
20. Wisconsin pro footballer : GREENBAYPACKER
23. Craze : MANIA
24. Wedge-shaped inlet : RIA
25. Reconstruction outsider : CARPETBAGGER
32. Length of 14 2/3 football fields : MILE
35. George Bush's home state : TEXAS
36. Fashion magazine : ELLE
37. Airport flight info: Abbr. : ETA
38. Wine cask : TUN
39. Can.'s southern neighbor : USA
40. Trucker's rig : SEMI
42. Freeway sign with an arrow : MERGE
44. Consider : DEEM
45. Golden Gloves participant : AMATEURBOXER
48. Big inits. in long distance : ATT
49. Opposite of absorb : EGEST
52. Center of Mt. St.. Helens : VOLCANICCRATER
58. Crèche figures : MAGI
59. Brilliant star : NOVA
60. Play much too broadly on stage : EMOTE
61. Stewpot : OLLA
62. 26- or 55-Down : TSAR
63. Joe of the Yankees : TORRE
64. Hammer's end : PEEN
65. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
66. Underhanded sort : SNEAK
1. Send to the gallows : HANG
2. Morning waker-upper : ALARM
3. "___ cock-horse to Banbury Cross" : RIDEA
4. Biology or chemistry : SCIENCE
5. Rupture : HERNIA
6. Old Peruvian : INCA
7. Actor Grant : CARY
8. Perched on : ATOP
9. Diet food catch phrase : NOCARBS
10. Connection : LINKAGE
11. Penetrating wind : OBOE
12. Fibber : LIAR
13. Close-grained wood : ASH
21. One of TV's Simpsons : BART
22. Undercover org. : CIA
26. Russia's ___ the Great : PETER
27. Bedroom community : EXURB
28. Activity for which "it takes two" : TANGO
29. Stickum : GLUE
30. "? or ___!" (threat) : ELSE
31. Paper purchase : REAM
32. Small plateau : MESA
33. Any thing : ITEM
34. Holy man of Tibet : LAMA
41. From Tuscany, e.g. : ITALIAN
42. Sci-fi creatures : MUTANTS
43. Company bigwig : EXEC
44. "Yeah, sure!" : DREAMON
46. List ender : ETC
47. Wading birds : EGRETS
50. Workplace for the person named at the end of 20-, 25-, 45- or 52-Across : STORE
51. Half of octa- : TETRA
52. Place between hills : VALE
53. Look at long ? and with longing : OGLE
54. Prying : NOSY
55. ___ the Terrible : IVAN
56. Org. helping people in need : CARE
57. Smell : REEK
58. Implement in a bucket : MOP

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