New York Times, Saturday, December 22, 2001

Author: Trip Payne
Editor: Will Shortz
Trip Payne
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 62, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 Minimum word length: 4 Average word length: 6.35 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. They include the viaticum : LASTRITES
10. Old plantation term of address : MASSA
15. Active : ONTHEMOVE
16. Toulouse-Lautrec album of women : ELLES
17. Ships' "coach cabin" sections : STEERAGES
18. Sharp rebukes : SLAPS
19. Sugar substitutes shown chemically as C6H8(OH)6 : SORBITOLS
20. French tale : CONTE
21. Bandleader Skinnay ___ : ENNIS
22. "___ Inferno" (Spencer Tracy film) : DANTES
23. Some computer consultants : SYSTEMSANALYSTS
28. Against : NOTFOR
29. Remote selection : MUTE
30. Wears out : SAPS
34. Wife of Elimelech : NAOMI
35. Didn't dillydally : SPED
36. Avis features : ALAE
37. 1948 creation : ISRAEL
39. Detroit player, 1984 American League M.V.P. : WILLIEHERNANDEZ
45. Film releases? : STILLS
46. Gold medalist Nurmi of the 1920, '24 and '28 Olympics : PAAVO
47. Language related to Malayalam : TAMIL
48. Employee needed by a bicycle manufacturer? : SPOKESMAN
52. Set apart : ALONE
53. Best Picture of 1932-33 : CAVALCADE
54. Gymnastic event : RINGS
55. Not just psyched : OVEREAGER
56. State, at one time : SAYST
57. It lacks a waistline : TENTDRESS
1. Standings column : LOSSES
2. Hero of Dryden's "All for Love" : ANTONY
3. Aftermasts' locations : STERNS
4. It may be champed at : THEBIT
5. Up again : RERISEN
6. "While ___ it ..." : IMAT
7. Ordering option : TOGO
8. Big name in stunt riding : EVEL
9. Cong. period : SESS
10. Intoxicant : MESCAL
11. Pen names derived from real people : ALLONYMS
12. Has a certain bias : SLANTSUP
13. Snow White's Dwarfs, e.g. : SEPTETTE
14. Sized up : ASSESSED
22. "Silent, upon a peak in ___": Keats : DARIEN
24. Tender forms : MONIES
25. Put away : STASH
26. It might be said ahead of "said" : AFORE
27. Shortstop Garciaparra : NOMAR
30. Reacted to a blow, in a way : SAWSTARS
31. Offerer of Magnifica Class : ALITALIA
32. Cost of certain breakups : PALIMONY
33. Some Wall Street activity : SELLINGS
38. Like most jackets : LAPELED
40. Least sound : ILLEST
41. Its season includes the Winston : NASCAR
42. Kind of control : DAMAGE
43. Skirts : EVADES
44. Urban planners, at times : ZONERS
48. Angus, maybe : SCOT
49. Smooth : PAVE
50. Place to wear gloves : OVEN
51. Go-___ : KART

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