New York Times, Friday, October 12, 2007

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQVWZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stuck : INASPOT
8. "Not possible" : CANTBE
14. It might go off during a 30-Across : CARALARM
16. "Great taste since 1905" sloganeer : RCCOLA
17. Rule broken in leisure? : IBEFOREE
18. He died soon after escaping from Crete : ICARUS
19. ___ dog : CONEY
20. Dutch export : EDAM
22. Van Halen's "Live Without ___" : ANET
23. Angle iron : LBAR
24. TV series whose finale was titled "The Truth," with "The" : XFILES
26. Unpleasant thing to incur : IRE
27. Squadron leader? : ESS
28. Swear words? : SCOUTSHONOR
30. One can be tracked : STORM
31. 2000 Olympics host : COSTAS
32. Recurring character who dies in the novel "Curtain" : POIROT
34. Reveals : LETSON
35. Dusting aid : SIFTER
36. Unesco World Heritage Site on the Arabian Peninsula : SANAA
37. Scheduled : ONTHEDOCKET
39. Letters on some college buildings : PIS
42. A.L. Central scoreboard abbr. : DET
43. Little tricksters : PIXIES
44. Having good balance : SANE
45. Target of milk of magnesia : ACID
47. Informal demurral : NOPE
48. Has a problem on the road : SKIDS
49. College in Claremont, Calif. : POMONA
51. Tax burden? : IRSAUDIT
53. It might go 7-5 : ONESET
54. Thing with a pressure point? : OILGAUGE
55. Grinder : PESTLE
56. Butterfly feature : EYESPOT
1. Totally unemotional type : ICICLE
2. Wheels : NABOBS
3. Things with rings : ARENAS
4. Further out of the woods? : SAFER
5. Trick : PLOY
6. One making waves : OAR
7. Kids' hideaway : TREEFORT
8. Where many prints may be found : CRIMESCENES
9. 10-Down div. : ACC
10. Org. since 1910 : NCAA
11. Raked over the coals : TORNINTO
12. Horse of a certain color : BLUEROAN
13. Occasions for baskets : EASTERS
15. Clairvoyant : MEDIUM
21. Substitute: Abbr. : ALT
24. Abscissa : XCOORDINATE
25. Barraged : SHOTAT
28. "A Prairie Home Companion" co-star, 2006 : STREEP
29. "Odyssey" high point : OSSA
30. "Star Wars" order : SITH
32. Fruit found among needles : PINECONE
33. Routinely : OFTTIMES
34. Battle of Put-in-Bay setting : LAKEERIE
35. 16-Across, e.g. : SODAPOP
36. General who prevailed over Carthage : SCIPIO
38. Big name in ergonomic utensils : OXO
39. Settled : PAIDUP
40. Shade deeper than heliotrope : INDIGO
41. Sonnet section : SESTET
44. Flying predators of cold seas : SKUAS
46. "O mighty Caesar! ___ thou lie so low?": Shak. : DOST
48. Learned : SAGE
50. "Tutte ___ cor vi sento" (Mozart aria) : NEL
52. ___ dog : SLY

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