New York Times, Saturday, December 8, 2001

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {GJQXZ} This is puzzle # 151 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Spiral : CORKSCREW
10. Clobber : TROMP
15. Be that as it may : ATANYRATE
16. Beginning of a conclusion : HENCE
17. Slightly built-up : SEMIRURAL
18. Slew : OCEAN
19. Developer's reference : PLAT
20. Donkey follower : DEMOCRAT
22. High peak : ALP
23. See : BISHOPRIC
26. Good vantage point : ROOF
28. Noted caravel : PINTA
29. Film no. : ASA
30. "M" star, 1931 : LORRE
32. Stiff drink : BRACER
35. Guarded : ENSURED
38. Crate : CLUNKER
39. Pleases, with "to" : CATERS
40. Perjurer's admission : ILIED
41. Street sign abbr. : CIR
42. Composer Dohnányi et al. : ERNOS
44. Dog star : ASTA
48. 1920's-30's lawman : ELIOTNESS
51. Like some signals, for short : UHF
52. Crabs : KVETCHES
54. Person who's a zero?: Abbr. : OPER
55. Lead : STEER
57. Simple : EASYASPIE
59. Bread and butter, e.g. : NOUNS
60. Conserved : SPENTLESS
61. Slip : LAPSE
62. Starts : SETSFORTH
1. Former Defense Secretary Weinberger : CASPAR
2. Opera with the soprano aria "Ave Maria" : OTELLO
3. New York/New Jersey's ___ Mountains : RAMAPO
4. Come together : KNIT
5. Its monetary unit is the pound: Abbr. : SYR
6. Rubbish : CRUD
7. Quite an oddity : RAREBIRD
8. Plain weave fabric : ETAMINE
9. Game report : WELOST
10. Utter, briefly : THORO
11. News segment : RECAP
12. Narrow : ONETRACK
13. Co. that bought Motown in 1988 : MCA
14. Cooler : PEN
21. French town or its product : CHABLIS
24. Shrink rap? : ISEE
25. Mystery writer who created Dr. Gideon Fell : CARR
27. Drawing device : FLUE
28. Show : PRESENT
31. 1949 Peace Prize winner Lord John Boyd ___ : ORR
33. Way of France : RUE
34. Q ___ : ANDA
35. Look, at the Forum? : ECCE
36. Catch, and how! : NAIL
37. Start : STRIKEUP
38. Like the teeth of many combs : CLOSESET
40. Fit : INSHAPE
43. It's a relief : RECESS
45. Kind of party : SUPPER
46. Believer : THEIST
47. Over : AFRESH
49. Places for racks : OVENS
50. Not going on : TERSE
53. O.E.D. listings : SYNS
54. Karl Johans Gate is its main thoroughfare : OSLO
55. Inits. in comedy : SNL
56. ___ man : TOA
58. Treasury Dept. division : ATF

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