1. NYT's The Mini crossword answers for December 15

    The Mini is a bite-sized version of The New York Times ' revered daily crossword. While the crossword is a lengthier experience that requires both knowledge and patience to complete, The Mini is an entirely different vibe. With only a handful of clues to answer, the daily puzzle do
  2. Idol template.

    Gutted today; my longtime crush David McCallum is gone. The Outer Limits, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., the utterly weird Sapphire and Steel (alternate universes! space/time continuum! Patsy Stone!), etc. were all made better through his participation. There was an old Jerry Orbach/Be