New York Times, Thursday, December 22, 2005

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 141 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Cut closely : SHAVE
6. 1970 Neil Diamond hit : SHILO
11. "___ Adieux," a Beethoven 51-Across : LES
14. Dog-___ : EARED
15. Conundrum : POSER
16. Four-time Japanese prime minister : ITO
17. Start of a quote by jazz legend Miles Davis : WHENYOUHITA
19. Unlikely to raise one's hand in class : SHY
20. Prefix with technology : NANO
21. Quote, part 2 : WRONGNOTE
23. They may be part of a moving experience : UHAULS
25. Some people at nude beaches : OGLERS
27. So yesterday : PASSE
28. ___-Cat : SNO
31. Medicinal shrub : SENNA
32. Inscrutable one : SPHINX
35. Rate ___ (perform perfectly) : ATEN
36. Quote, part 3 : ITISTHENEXTNOTE
41. Villa ___, gold-mining center in 19th-century Georgia : RICA
42. Feeling that makes you go "hmm" : DEJAVU
43. Appliance brand : AMANA
45. Tennis ace Shriver : PAM
46. Some wampum : BEADS
51. See 11-Across : SONATA
53. End, after all is said and done : LANDUP
54. Quote, part 4 : THATMAKES
58. ___ Bora caves : TORA
59. Ewe, for one : SHE
60. End of the quote : ITGOODORBAD
62. "Thimble Theatre" name : OYL
63. ___ Bay, Philippines (site of 1944 fighting) : CORON
64. Designer Geoffrey : BEENE
65. Recipe abbr. : TSP
66. Long baths : SOAKS
67. Isn't serious : JESTS
1. In stitches : SEWNUP
2. "Oh, yeah, that's funny" : HAHAHA
3. Play stations : ARENAS
4. Pertaining to blood vessels : VENOUS
5. Big name in ice cream : EDY
6. Side line : SPUR
7. Alternative to a Twinkie : HOHO
8. "Beauty ___ the eye ?" : ISIN
9. "Unhand me!" : LETGO
10. Swinging set : ORANGS
11. Heed : LISTENTO
12. Means of computer networking : ETHERNET
13. ___ sauce : SOY
18. They may follow bee stings : OWS
22. City in upstate New York : OLEAN
24. "___ we forget ?" : LEST
26. Court-appointed psychiatrist's ruling : SANE
28. Pen filler : SHEEP
29. Martial arts expert : NINJA
30. Wee hour : ONEAM
33. Third degree, often : PHD
34. Super Bowl in which the Giants beat the Bills : XXV
36. Nest eggs, briefly : IRAS
37. Hollywood's Dalton and Hutton : TIMOTHYS
38. Good samaritan's assurance : ICANHELP
39. Yemen's capital : SANAA
40. Part of the back of an orchestra : TUBA
44. Web sites : ATTICS
47. Admission : ENTREE
48. Some desert homes : ADOBES
49. Historian Will : DURANT
50. Ground breakers : SPADES
52. "Are not!" response : AMTOO
53. Hallucinogen : LSD
55. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
56. Nut case : KOOK
57. Forever and a day : EONS
59. Martini guzzler : SOT
61. Kind of case, in gram. : OBJ

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