New York Times, Monday, January 2, 2006

Author: Linda Schechet Tucker
Editor: Will Shortz
Linda Schechet Tucker
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JKQWX} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Tucker. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Actor Baldwin : ALEC
5. Go a mile a minute, say : SPEED
10. Canaanite god : BAAL
14. Length between mini and maxi : MIDI
15. Uptight person : PRUDE
16. Peter ___, classic cartoonist for The New Yorker : ARNO
17. One's equal : PEER
18. Dances at Jewish weddings : HORAS
19. Alliance since '49 : NATO
20. 1852 book : UNCLETOMSCABIN
23. Old Italian money : LIRE
24. Long, long time : EON
25. 1944 play : IREMEMBERMAMA
31. Trap : SNARE
32. Low-cal : LITE
33. Miner's find : ORE
35. Egyptian fertility goddess : ISIS
36. Takes a turn on "Wheel of Fortune" : SPINS
38. Unadulterated : PURE
39. "Queen of denial" for Queen of the Nile : PUN
40. Ollie's partner in old comedy : STAN
41. Wild : FERAL
42. 1992 movie : MYCOUSINVINNY
46. Actor Chaney : LON
47. Classical paintings : OILS
48. 1970's TV show with a literal hint to 20-, 25- and 42-Across : ALLINTHEFAMILY
55. Feeling that makes you say "Ow!" : PAIN
56. Biblical spy : CALEB
57. When repeated, a court cry : OYEZ
59. For men only : STAG
60. The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
61. The "N" of N.B. : NOTA
62. "Dear God!" : OHMY
63. Pee Wee who was nicknamed The Little Colonel : REESE
64. Quick cut : SNIP
1. Unit of current, informally : AMP
2. In ___ of (instead of) : LIEU
3. Home for Adam and Eve : EDEN
4. Vultures, at times : CIRCLERS
5. Globe : SPHERE
6. For the time being : PROTEM
7. Currency that replaced 23-Across : EURO
8. Dutch cheese : EDAM
9. Puddings and pies, e.g. : DESSERTS
10. Snack for a monkey : BANANA
11. Saudi, e.g. : ARAB
12. Not for : ANTI
13. Crazy as a ___ : LOON
21. Fertilizer ingredient : LIME
22. Arrive : COME
25. "To recap ?" : INSUM
26. Wet, weatherwise : RAINY
27. Thin pancakes : BLINI
28. "Ich bin ___ Berliner" : EIN
29. Grieve : MOURN
30. Lineup : ARRAY
31. Taste, as wine : SIP
34. Sushi fish : EEL
36. Vehicle that does crazy tricks : STUNTCAR
37. ___ de deux : PAS
38. Funds for retirees : PENSIONS
40. Shortly : SOON
41. What soap may leave : FILM
43. Tight, as clothes : CLINGY
44. Bank's ad come-on : NOFEES
45. Practical, as a plan : VIABLE
48. Lhasa ___ (dog) : APSO
49. Homebuilder's strip : LATH
50. Actor Neeson : LIAM
51. Long-eared leaper : HARE
52. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
53. City on the Rhone : LYON
54. Abominable Snowman : YETI
58. Microwave : ZAP

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