New York Times, Monday, December 17, 2007

Author: Richard Chisholm
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Chisholm
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ mater : ALMA
5. Letter-shaped structural piece : IBAR
9. Lesser-played half of a 45 : SIDEB
14. Elementary particle : MUON
15. Vex : RILE
16. Gucci alternative : PRADA
17. Upstate New York city and spa : SARATOGASPRINGS
20. Remote areas : OUTLANDS
21. Imp : RASCAL
22. Head for : GOTO
23. The boondocks : NOWHERE
24. Honeymooners' destination : NIAGARAFALLS
28. Alternative to .com or .edu : ORG
29. Fix, as brakes : RELINE
30. Jacob's twin : ESAU
34. Track events : MEETS
36. Asian New Year : TET
37. Leaves port : SAILS
38. Bygone U.S. gas brand : ESSO
39. Mother ___, 1979 Peace Nobelist : TERESA
41. Napkin's place : LAP
42. Former president of Harvard : LARRYSUMMERS
45. Kodak, Pentax and Nikon : CAMERAS
48. The "L" in S.&L. : LOAN
49. Is wild about : ADORES
50. Mythical island that sank into the sea : ATLANTIS
54. Comic who played Robin Williams's son in "Mork & Mindy" : JONATHANWINTERS
56. Auto route from Me. to Fla. : USONE
57. 1930s migrant : OKIE
58. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
59. Groups of spies : NESTS
60. Fails to keep pace : LAGS
61. Without: Fr. : SANS
1. "I ___ sorry!" : AMSO
2. Hawaiian cookout : LUAU
3. Homeowners' burdens : MORTGAGES
4. Like clocks with hands : ANALOG
5. Shipment to a steel mill : IRONORE
6. Home of the Cowboys, familiarly : BIGD
7. "Sad to say ..." : ALAS
8. ___ judicata : RES
9. Spread out ungracefully : SPRAWL
10. Isle of Man's locale : IRISHSEA
11. Rumba or samba : DANCE
12. Mystery writer's award : EDGAR
13. Swiss city on the Rhine, old-style : BASLE
18. Dwellers along the Volga : TATARS
19. Working stiff : PROLE
23. French city where Jules Verne was born : NANTES
24. Alaskan city where the Iditarod ends : NOME
25. Angers : IRES
26. Raises or lowers a hem, say : ALTERS
27. Passionate : FIERY
31. Time before talkies : SILENTERA
32. Banned orchard spray : ALAR
33. Letter carriers' grp. : USPS
35. Broad-minded : TOLERANT
37. Pago Pago resident : SAMOAN
39. Garbage : TRASH
40. Besmirches : SULLIES
43. Mountain ridges : ARETES
44. Powerful rays : MANTAS
45. Louisianan of French descent : CAJUN
46. Get ___ of one's own medicine : ADOSE
47. Pre-stereo recordings : MONOS
50. Paul who sang "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" : ANKA
51. Tiny branch : TWIG
52. Tehran's home : IRAN
53. Concordes, briefly : SSTS
55. "You've got mail" co. : AOL

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