New York Times, Friday, December 26, 2003

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BJKQXZ} Spans: 5, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Very virile : ALLMAN
7. Sent off : DEPORTED
15. Covent Garden landmark : ROYALOPERAHOUSE
17. Showy show : GALAPERFORMANCE
18. Dedicated lines : ODE
19. Much, slangily : LOTSA
20. Sarong's lack : SEAM
21. Frontier scout's discovery : PASS
23. Dimwit : STUPE
24. Attach : ADDON
27. Way : MODE
30. Crossing user, for short : PED
31. Having an easy time of it : SAILINGALONG
35. Cinematic pair of 1991 : THELMAANDLOUISE
39. Like some fine linen : SATINSTRIPED
40. Name affix: Abbr. : RET
43. River through Yakutsk : LENA
44. Some are bitter : ALOES
45. Joy Adamson's "Forever Free: ___ Pride" : ELSAS
47. Second hand: Abbr. : ASST
49. Is a contender : VIES
50. Harden : INURE
53. One on the books : LAW
56. Way to sign : ONTHEDOTTEDLINE
60. Gets very hot : LOSESONESTEMPER
61. Some frameworks : TRESTLES
62. Distinguished : OFNOTE
1. Mythical craft : ARGO
2. Whites or darks, e.g. : LOAD
3. Football's Alzado : LYLE
4. Kid's cry : MAA
5. European skyline sight : ALP
6. Seasons of celebration : NOELS
7. Magicianlike : DEFT
8. February figure : EROS
9. Plane-jumping G.I. : PARA
10. German physicist : OHM
11. Get very hot : ROAST
12. Performance enhancer : TUNEUP
13. Hobby, e.g. : ESCAPE
14. Held : DEEMED
16. Debate list : PROS
21. Places behind curtains : POLLS
22. They're in a kingdom : ANIMALS
23. Women con esposos : SENORAS
24. Nova Scotia hrs. : AST
25. Code word : DAH
26. Randomizer : DIE
27. It fell in the Old Testament : MANNA
28. Starfire of 60's autodom : OLDS
29. Dimwit : DOLT
32. "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" actor Richert : NATE
33. Put on : GAIN
34. ___ trip : GUILT
36. Dot-commer's dream, for short : IPO
37. Center of religious authority : SEE
38. Life-altering people?: Abbr. : EDS
40. Sicken : REVOLT
41. Poet Wylie : ELINOR
42. Nagana carrier : TSETSE
46. Cremains, e.g. : ASHES
47. Cultural doings : ARTS
48. Mind : SEETO
50. Loved one : IDOL
51. Zip : NONE
52. Huntsman Center team : UTES
53. Alternative to dieting, briefly : LIPO
54. "They have prepared ___ for my steps": Psalms 57:6 : ANET
55. Ginger Rogers song "___ in the Money" : WERE
57. Paris's Gare de l'___ : EST
58. Very good, in the 'hood : DEF
59. O lead-in : LMN

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