New York Times, Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Author: Mark Feldman
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Feldman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Feldman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. End of a fable : MORAL
6. Place to pray : PEW
9. Game with knights : CHESS
14. Hitch on the run : ELOPE
15. "To a ..." poem : ODE
16. 8 1/2" x 14" paper size : LEGAL
17. Monica with two U.S. Open wins : SELES
18. Without reluctance : WILLINGLY
20. Make a legislative speech, e.g. : HOLDTHEFLOOR
22. Ear doctor : AURIST
23. Vote in favor : YEA
26. Go ballistic : HITTHECEILING
30. Greedy person's cry before and after "all" : MINE
31. Get clean, as in rehab : DETOX
32. No longer active: Abbr. : RET
34. Catchall category : OTHERS
37. Popular cameras : NIKONS
39. Shade of green : PEA
40. Rapper's entourage : POSSE
44. Choir voice : ALTO
45. Be stir-crazy : CLIMBTHEWALLS
49. "___ Ramsey" (1970s western) : HEC
50. "Pay to ___" (check words) : BEARER
51. Where one might 20-, 26- and 45-Across? : EXERCISEROOM
57. Summer woe : SUNSTROKE
60. ___ Jean (Marilyn, originally) : NORMA
61. How the euphoric walk : ONAIR
62. They, in Tours : ILS
63. Bothered incessantly : ATEAT
64. Summer who sang "Love to Love You Baby" : DONNA
65. Police dept. title : DET
66. Performed superbly : SHONE
1. Go well together : MESH
2. Dairy case bar : OLEO
3. See 11-Down : ROLL
4. Mimicked : APED
5. Anne Rice vampire : LESTAT
6. Propelled : POWERED
7. Imposing building : EDIFICE
8. Sturdily built : WELLSET
9. Advertising award : CLIO
10. English king crowned in 1100 : HENRYI
11. With 3-Down, Chinese restaurant offering : EGG
12. Mineo of film : SAL
13. On the ___ (furtively) : SLY
19. Hand moisturizer, e.g. : LOTION
21. "Come again?" : HUH
24. Sign up : ENROLL
25. Ballplayers' representatives : AGENTS
26. Like state-of-the-art gadgetry : HITECH
27. Get a lungful : INHALE
28. Bit of gym attire : TEE
29. 61, in old Rome : LXI
30. Swabbie's handful : MOP
33. General on Chinese menus : TSO
35. 33 1/3, for an LP : RPM
36. Tearful one : SOBBER
38. Penn of "Harold & Kumar" films : KAL
41. Olympian's no-no : STEROID
42. Put in chains : SHACKLE
43. Most weird : EERIEST
46. Strands during the winter, perhaps : ICESIN
47. Director Craven : WES
48. Fight venues : ARENAS
52. More, in adspeak : XTRA
53. "Letting Go" novelist Philip : ROTH
54. Layered cookie : OREO
55. Neighbor of Yemen : OMAN
56. 9-Across ending : MATE
57. Cover with turf : SOD
58. Half of dos : UNO
59. A Bobbsey twin : NAN

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