New York Times, Friday, January 11, 2008

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {J} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of year : SOLAR
6. Fed up with : TIREDOF
13. It can be scary to go under this : KNIFE
14. Key : OPERATIVE
16. How some ashes are scattered : ATSEA
17. GQ figure : MALEMODEL
18. Detente : THAW
19. Dried out : SERE
20. Sound of contempt : SNORT
21. Indication of feigned fright : EEK
22. They act on impulses : SYNAPSES
24. Like smooth-running engines : LUBED
26. Black birds : DAWS
27. Airport uniform abbr. : TSA
30. Mathematician famous for his incompleteness theorems : GODEL
31. Pasta choice : ZITI
32. One guarded in a soccer game : SHIN
33. What you take when you do the right thing : MORALHIGHGROUND
36. Co-worker of Dilbert : ASOK
37. Start of the Boy Scout Oath : ONMY
38. Innovative chair designer : EAMES
39. Innovative : NEW
40. Natural fluid containers : SACS
41. Backyard Jul. 4 event : BARBQ
42. Decision time : ZEROHOUR
44. Fill-in : SUB
46. "Bummer" : AWGEE
49. Shortened word on a yellow street sign : XING
50. It follows Shevat : ADAR
51. "Win some, lose some" : THATSLIFE
53. Historic capital of Scotland : SCONE
54. Concerning : RELATEDTO
55. "Outta sight!" : OHWOW
56. "Outta sight!" : AWESOME
57. ___ Landing (Philadelphia area) : PENNS
1. Pass superficially (over) : SKATE
2. Free : ONTHELOOSE
3. Ditsy waitress player on "Mad About You" : LISAKUDROW
4. Rough estimate : AFEW
5. "Guilty," in a Latin legal phrase : REA
6. Exchange of thoughts? : TELEPATHY
7. Burn up : IRE
8. Name of 11 ancient kings : RAMSES
9. Some collars : ETONS
10. "White Flag" singer, 2003 : DIDO
11. Recovered from : OVER
12. Believed : FELT
14. Sign : OMEN
15. Transition to a heliocentric model of the universe, e.g. : PARADIGMSHIFT
19. Late rocker Barrett : SYD
22. Auction : SELL
23. Draft : SWIG
25. Nut cracker, perhaps : BEAK
27. Negative sign : THUMBSDOWN
28. Requirement : SINEQUANON
29. They make connections : ANDS
30. Fed : GMAN
31. Sunburn preventer : ZINCOXIDE
32. Really take off : SOAR
34. Winter coat? : HOAR
35. Moon unit? : REAR
40. Minds : SEESTO
41. Drive nuts : BUG
42. Some sisters : ZETAS
43. ___ cat : ONEO
45. Practices zymurgy : BREWS
46. Toiletry brand introduced in 1977 : ATRA
47. Nail-biter's cry : WHEW
48. Loud outburst : GALE
50. Long : ACHE
52. Moon unit : LEM
53. Bribe : SOP

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