2Cook with dry heat, usually in an oven (5)
5Old World vine with lobed evergreen leaves and black berrylike fruits (3)
8A hotel providing overnight lodging for travellers (3)
10A special anniversary (or the celebration of it) (7)
11Dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif (6)
13The color of blood. (3)
15Meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked) (3)
17Full of or showing high-spirited merriment (5)
18Distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice (6)
19Give as a present (4)


1A punch made of sweetened ale or wine heated with spices and roasted apples; especially at Christmas (7)
2They pull Santa's sled (8)

3New information about specific and timely events (7)
4Spiritual being attendant upon God (5)
6Period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6 (4)
7A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk (4)
9A rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures) (4)
12Belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power (4)
14A punch made of sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor (6)
16The mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honoured by Roman Catholics (4)
17The emotion of great happiness (3)

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