New York Times, Monday, December 19, 2005

Author: Richard Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQWX} This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
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1. Borrow without intending to repay : CADGE
6. College administrator : DEAN
10. Eyebrow shape : ARCH
14. Oak's source : ACORN
15. Former attorney general Janet : RENO
16. Hawaiian feast : LUAU
17. Terrific : GREAT
18. Cupid's Greek counterpart : EROS
19. Ancient Peruvian : INCA
20. Part of a famous 1897 editorial : YESVIRGINIA
23. Author Fleming : IAN
24. Delete : ERASE
25. Christmas drink : EGGNOG
27. Christmas trimming : TINSEL
30. First 007 film : DRNO
31. Tree's anchor : ROOT
32. Ballet movement in which the knees are bent : PLIE
35. Went out, as the tide : EBBED
39. "Lord, is ___?" : ITI
40. Editorial, part 2 : THEREIS
42. Swiss river to the Rhine : AAR
43. Analyze grammatically : PARSE
45. Prefix with nautical : AERO
46. Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
47. Quickly, in memos : ASAP
49. Spice in Christmas cookies : NUTMEG
51. Christmas songs : CAROLS
54. River around the Île de la Cité : SEINE
56. Attorneys' org. : ABA
57. Editorial, part 3 : ASANTACLAUS
62. Prima donna : DIVA
64. "Things aren't looking good" : UHOH
65. City NNE of Paris : LILLE
66. Detail : ITEM
67. Greedy person's cry : MORE
68. Prudential competitor : AETNA
69. Philosopher known as "the Stoic" : ZENO
70. Observer : EYER
71. Vision of sugar-plums dancing in one's head, e.g. : DREAM
1. Sly : CAGY
2. Farming unit : ACRE
3. Executes : DOES
4. Most serious : GRAVEST
5. Complete : ENTIRE
6. Lees : DREGS
7. Like a ghost's howling : EERIE
8. Ever and ___ : ANON
9. More meddlesome : NOSIER
10. He KO'd Foreman in '74 : ALI
11. Altercation : RUNIN
12. Tree that's the source of chocolate : CACAO
13. Second-longest river of China : HUANG
21. Kramden of "The Honeymooners" : RALPH
22. "___ of God," 1985 film : AGNES
26. Sailor, slangily : GOB
27. Misstep : TRIP
28. Greek "I" : IOTA
29. Film ___ : NOIR
30. Rudolph and team : DEER
33. Spring : LEAP
34. Anger : IRE
36. Unguent : BALM
37. Roof overhang : EAVE
38. Pull behind : DRAG
40. Edison rival : TESLA
41. Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
44. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
46. Artist's workplace : ATELIER
48. Take for granted : ASSUME
50. In one's birthday suit : UNCLAD
51. Port of Spain : CADIZ
52. Have ___ to eat : ABITE
53. Poe bird : RAVEN
54. Keep others awake at night, maybe : SNORE
55. Upper atmosphere : ETHER
58. Cry to a matey : AHOY
59. Germany's Konrad Adenauer, Der ___ : ALTE
60. Bone near the radius : ULNA
61. Stitching line : SEAM
63. ___, amas, amat … : AMO

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