New York Times, Saturday, December 24, 2005

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FQWZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. 1906 novel that helped produce widespread social reforms : THEJUNGLE
10. Certain League members : ARABS
15. Troubling : VEXATIOUS
16. Canon rival : RICOH
17. Post production? : GRAPENUTS
18. Ellen who won three Emmys between 1973 and 1976 : CORBY
19. Fit : ABLE
20. Thousands, slangily : GEES
22. Old intelligence org. : OSS
23. Part of a modern soldier's address : MIL
24. Floor exercise, in Britain : PRESSUP
27. Chiropterologist's interest : BAT
28. Gloomy thistle-eater of children's lit : EEYORE
30. French writer who coined the phrase "Facts are stubborn things" : LESAGE
32. Hinge of a palindrome : MIDDLELETTER
36. Henry Higgins and others : MALECHAUVINISTS
39. Demonizing, with "of" : THINKINGEVIL
40. First ___ (title for Napoleon) : CONSUL
41. "I'm dying, Egypt, dying" speaker : ANTONY
45. Word of support : AYE
46. Chromium use : PLATING
50. It has some crust : PIE
51. Apt. specs : RMS
52. Gob : SCAD
53. First star ever photographed, 1850 : VEGA
54. They greet each other by pressing their noses together : MAORI
57. Scrapbook fodder : CLIPPINGS
60. Needle holders : ETUIS
61. Nobelist who proposed a League of Peace : ROOSEVELT
62. Can : LETGO
63. Ends of the earth : ANTIPODES
1. It may be blacked out : TVGAME
2. Bug with red and blue stripes : HERBIE
3. Germany to Russia, in W.W. II : EXALLY
4. Joke : JAPE
5. Endangered Great Basin language : UTE
6. "The Four-Chambered Heart" novelist : NIN
7. Soak : GOUGE
8. Pegbox holders : LUTES
9. Some driving tests : ESSES
10. Cissoid segment : ARC
11. Blanco or Negro : RIO
12. Ones seeking steady work? : ACROBATS
13. Star of two of 1990's top 15 Nielsen-rated shows : BOBSAGET
14. Ambulance chasers : SHYSTERS
21. Heavyweight champ, 1882-92 : SULLIVAN
24. Raise attentively : PRICKUP
25. Prairie region in Kansas rich in gypsum and iron : REDHILLS
26. Pounding, in a way : PEENING
29. Auspices : OMENS
31. Relative of an avocet : STILT
33. Degree in martial arts : DAN
34. Schlep : LUG
35. Christmas ___ : EVE
36. Where Elijah defeated the prophets of Baal : MTCARMEL
37. Salty hail : AHOYMATE
38. Hits hard, to no effect : LINESOUT
42. Spread out : OPENED
43. Pettifog : NIGGLE
44. Froth producers : YEASTS
47. Capital served by Kotoka International Airport : ACCRA
48. Clutch performer? : TALON
49. Dip : IDIOT
53. Lively, on scores : VIVO
55. Shell asset : RIG
56. Metric prefix : ISO
58. 23rd of 24 letters : PSI
59. Vinegar : PEP

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