New York Times, Monday, December 8, 2008

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 43 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fill to excess : SATE
5. "___ la vista, baby" : HASTA
10. Milky white gem : OPAL
14. Earth Day subj. : ECOL
15. Less cordial : ICIER
16. Hoarfrost : RIME
17. Many a mall outlet : CHAINSTORE
19. Slaughter in the Baseball Hall of Fame : ENOS
20. Scout master? : TONTO
21. California's Big ___ : SUR
22. "Just kidding" signals : WINKS
23. The "Na" in NaCl : SODIUM
25. Citizen Kane's estate : XANADU
27. Nose-in-the-air type : SNOB
29. Tooth covering : ENAMEL
32. "Hey, over here!" : PSST
35. Instruction book : MANUAL
38. Dude : BRO
39. Land to build a house on : LOT
40. What the starts of 17- and 62-Across and 11- and 34-Down may each be a piece of : JEWELRY
41. A conceited person has a big one : EGO
42. ___ de Cologne : EAU
43. Not yet taken care of : UNDONE
44. Gait faster than a walk : TROT
45. Devoted : ARDENT
47. Arthur of tennis : ASHE
49. Dons : PUTSON
52. Muscle/bone connector : TENDON
56. Now, in Nogales : AHORA
58. By way of : VIA
60. Polo who visited Cathay : MARCO
61. Dangerous shark : MAKO
62. Place to keep a report : RINGBINDER
64. Get ready, for short : PREP
65. ___ tube : INNER
66. Carrier of coal from a mine : TRAM
67. Filly's father : SIRE
68. Swimmer Debbie who won three golds at the 1968 Olympics : MEYER
69. Upper house members: Abbr. : SENS
1. Religious splinter groups : SECTS
2. Possible reaction from getting a cold shoulder? : ACHOO
3. ___ fro : TOAND
4. Nose-in-the-air type : ELITIST
5. ___ and hers : HIS
6. Isn't idle : ACTS
7. Sitting Bull or Crazy Horse : SIOUX
8. ___ cotta : TERRA
9. "___ we having fun yet?" : ARE
10. Frozen potato brand : OREIDA
11. A.T.M. access code : PINNUMBER
12. Not a good way to run : AMOK
13. Subtracted by : LESS
18. Verb accompanier : NOUN
22. In a weak manner : WANLY
24. Instants : MOMENTS
26. Most at hand : NEAREST
28. Madam : BAWD
30. Therefore : ERGO
31. Plunder : LOOT
32. "Not guilty," e.g. : PLEA
33. Fly high : SOAR
34. Five-card or seven-card game : STUDPOKER
36. Prefix with classical : NEO
37. Radius neighbor : ULNA
40. Ruling group after a coup : JUNTA
44. Renters : TENANTS
46. The Continent : EUROPE
48. Powerful auto engine : HEMI
50. Sheeplike : OVINE
51. Fool : NINNY
53. Rapper with a professional title : DRDRE
54. Neptune's realm : OCEAN
55. Standards : NORMS
56. Concert equipment : AMPS
57. Mata ___ : HARI
59. "A Death in the Family" author : AGEE
62. What a "swish" basketball shot doesn't touch : RIM
63. "It's c-c-cold!" : BRR

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