New York Times, Thursday, December 27, 2001

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33 Missing: {GJKQX} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. It puts people out : ETHER
6. Dry, to oenologists : SEC
9. Wedding wear : VESTS
14. Informed : AWARE
15. Monopoly space: Abbr. : AVE
16. Puccini's love : AMORE
17. Turned back, say : RESET
18. Buy-one-get-one-free item? : BINOCULAR
20. Collected : MET
21. From within: Lat. : ABINTRA
23. Org. with tags : DMV
24. 25-round magazine gun : UZI
25. Buy-one-get-one-free item? : PINCER
26. Snowman prop : PIPE
27. Billiards surface : FELT
29. Person with a ball : SEER
30. Buy-one-get-one-free item? : SHEAR
31. McDonald's equipment : FRYERS
33. Hunting dogs : SETTERS
35. Proposal killers : NOES
37. Rusk in J.F.K.'s cabinet : DEAN
38. Like Internet news sites : UPDATED
41. Latch pieces : UBOLTS
45. Buy-one-get-one-free item? : PLIER
46. Diplomatic woe : RIFT
48. Grammy winner Cohn : MARC
49. Acquisition from a deal : HAND
50. Buy-one-get-one-free item? : BELLOW
52. Longtime Kenyan leader : MOI
53. Brewed drink : ALE
54. Nightshade family plant : HENBANE
55. Straphanger's ride : BUS
56. Buy-one-get-one-free item? : SUSPENDER
58. Gather : AMASS
60. Modern memos : EMAIL
61. Umbrage : IRE
62. Isuzu model : RODEO
63. Throw off : REPEL
64. Mortgage nos. : PTS
65. Singer Kay : STARR
1. Buy-one-get-one-free item? : EARMUFF
2. Buy-one-get-one-free item? : TWEEZER
3. Without thinking : HASTILY
4. Prior to : ERE
5. Draw upon again : RETAP
6. Texas/Louisiana border river : SABINE
7. Makes clear : EVINCES
8. Well-balanced : CENTERED
9. Explorer Cabeza de ___ : VACA
10. Big bird : EMU
11. Grunt : SOLDIER
12. "The Virginian" role : TRAMPAS
13. Waitress, e.g. : SERVER
19. Famous Bruin : ORR
22. Jacqueline of "Bullitt" : BISSET
26. Wonder, slangily : PHENOM
28. Looked after : TENDED
30. Attempt : STAB
32. Big laugh : ROAR
34. German : TEUTON
36. "The Three Princes of ___" (fairy tale) : SERENDIP
38. Poe poem : ULALUME
39. Fir exudation : PINESAP
40. Mouthless comic strip character : DILBERT
42. 1989-90 dance craze from Brazil : LAMBADA
43. Buy-one-get-one-free item? : TROUSER
44. Buy-one-get-one-free item? : SCISSOR
45. Science fiction piece? : PHASER
47. Warning lights : FLARES
50. Big ___ : BEN
51. Becomes frayed : WEARS
54. Fiery place : HELL
57. Order from Domino's : PIE
59. Pithy comment : MOT

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