New York Times, Thursday, December 6, 2001

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 4 Grid has super symmetry This is puzzle # 106 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hacks : CABS
5. Wild time : BLAST
10. W.W. II battle site : STLO
14. R.E.M.'s "The ___ Love" : ONEI
15. Way to go : ROUTE
16. All fired up : AVID
17. Cross : INAFRETFULSTATE
20. Make stout : FATTEN
21. Deli machine : SLICER
22. Redhead's secret : HENNA
24. Brief fright : START
25. Injustice : RAWDEAL
27. Like many receptions : CATERED
30. According to : ALA
31. Chemical ending : ENE
32. Hot blood : IRE
33. Cambridgeshire town : ELY
34. ___-de-lance : FER
35. Peruvian spendable : SOL
36. "For shame!" : TUT
37. Postpone paying : OWE
40. Piz Bernina, e.g. : ALP
43. Vichy or √Čvian : SPA
44. Visits briefly : STOPSIN
46. Punters : BOATMEN
48. "Midnight Cowboy" role : RATSO
49. Shire of "Rocky" : TALIA
50. Sonnet section : SESTET
52. "Goodness!" : DEARME
55. Cross : TYPEOFFIREORCUT
59. Mediterranean port : ORAN
60. Gut buster? : ULCER
61. Nonstandard contraction : AINT
62. Was used up : WENT
63. Fertile soil : LOESS
64. It's hard to tell : SAGA
1. Do : COIF
2. Tolstoy heroine : ANNA
3. Cross : BEATHWARTORSPAN
4. Did some beachcombing : SIFTED
5. Souter's predecessor on the Supreme Court : BRENNAN
6. It's up for auction : LOT
7. "___ Wiedersehen" : AUF
8. Erwin of early TV : STU
9. 170-pound newsmaker of 7/10/62 : TELSTAR
10. Swift work : SATIRE
11. Cross : TVACTRESSMARCIA
12. Miller product : LITE
13. River to the Baltic : ODER
18. Dancer Jeanmaire : RENEE
19. Shade of gray : SLATE
23. Half of a half-and-half : ALE
24. Poli follower : SCI
25. A great deal : RAFTS
26. Rat Islander : ALEUT
28. Split to unite : ELOPE
29. Thomas of poetry : DYLAN
37. Prefix with plastic : OSTEO
38. Yearning : WISTFUL
39. Roxy Music founding member : ENO
40. U.S. dance grp. : ABT
41. Put-on artists? : LOADERS
42. Opposite of neo- : PALEO
45. Obvious : PATENT
47. Pageant prizes : TIARAS
50. Put away : STOW
51. Thornfield governess : EYRE
53. ___ bean : MUNG
54. Place in the Old West : ETTA
56. Andy Capp's wife : FLO
57. Secure : ICE
58. Point of law : RES

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