New York Times, Saturday, December 23, 2006

Author: Myles Callum
Editor: Will Shortz
Myles Callum
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FGJQX} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Did some court work : TRIEDACASE
11. Cow: Sp. : VACA
15. Set of routine duties : DAILYDOZEN
16. Argonaut who slew Castor : IDAS
17. Locks up? : SPIKEDHAIR
18. Things usually held while facing backward : OARS
19. Architectural projection : ORIEL
20. Ones with well-defined careers? : OILMEN
22. Farm sound : CAW
25. Players' tryouts : SCREENTESTS
27. Fish also called a Jerusalem haddock : OPAH
29. Play mates? : TEAM
30. Alma-___, city where Trotsky was exiled : ATA
31. Walgreens rival : RITEAID
33. Separates : UNLINKS
37. Not necessarily against : OPENTO
38. Hang out : AIRDRY
39. Rock formation, to geologists : TERRANE
41. Contemporary correspondent : EMAILER
42. Saint-___ (France's West Point) : CYR
43. A following? : BCDE
45. Formal introduction? : SEMI
46. Couple in the news in 1945 : ATOMICBOMBS
50. Blakey of CNN : REA
51. Fly (by) : WHOOSH
52. President between Farrell and Lonardi : PERON
54. 1968 album with the song "John Looked Down" : ARLO
55. Interested : APPEALEDTO
60. One with special insight : SEER
61. Fails : DOESNTWORK
62. "Look ___ ?" : HERE
63. Carrots and mashed potatoes, e.g. : SIDEDISHES
1. What passes may lead to, quickly : TDS
2. Charge on a record : RAP
3. Crowd in old Rome? : III
4. Nevada county or its seat : ELKO
5. Tannery workers : DYERS
6. Monkey, so to speak : ADDICTION
7. Stuck : COHERED
8. "Royalty of the garden" : AZALEA
9. Twice 58-Down : SEI
10. Minute Maid Park's former sponsor : ENRON
11. Dwarf plant of the eastern U.S. : VIOLETIRIS
12. Mr. Deeds player : ADAMSANDLER
13. Sign that something's missing : CARET
14. Clubs: Abbr. : ASSNS
21. Lago di Como locale : ITALIA
22. "Woman With a Pearl" painter : COROT
23. Foucault's "This Is Not ___" : APIPE
24. Dispenser of gossip? : WATERCOOLER
26. Image on Australia's coat of arms : EMU
28. Abstract sculptor whose work is seen at Lincoln Center : HENRYMOORE
32. Consoles popular in the 80's : ATARIS
34. Like fashionable apparel : NAMEBRAND
35. Word in several Dunkin' Donuts doughnut names : KREME
36. Its flag has two green stars : SYRIA
40. Low ___ : EBB
41. Iran-contra figure : EDMEESE
44. Filched : COPPED
46. Swimming : AWASH
47. Lithium, on the periodic table : THREE
48. Waste at the polls : CHADS
49. Lifetime winner of the most Grammys (31) : SOLTI
53. Intelligence : NEWS
56. Island staple : POI
57. Quote from Homer : DOH
58. Amount past due? : TRE
59. Accepts : OKS

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