New York Times, Thursday, November 13, 2003

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 186 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Use kazoos : HUM
4. Pool sites : SPAS
8. Ready for drawing : ONTAP
13. Noted Tokyo-born singer : ONO
14. Foofaraw : TODO
15. Schindler portrayer : NEESON
17. Danger from above : AIRRAIDS
19. Typos and such : ERRATA
20. Deleted, briefly : XDOUT
21. Danger on the ground : LANDFIGHT
23. Other than this : ELSE
24. Euripides drama : MEDEA
25. Go bad : ROT
26. Takes care of : SEESTO
28. Normal rhythmical contraction of the heart : SYSTOLE
31. Doctor-turned- synonymist : ROGET
34. Longtime "Today" host : LAUER
35. Its hymn contains the starts to 17-, 21- and 53-Across : USMARINECORPS
39. Creepy one? : SNAIL
40. Humdinger : BEAUT
41. Had a big mouth : TOLDALL
43. Makes nervous, with "out" : PSYCHS
48. Clever : APT
49. Untold centuries : AEONS
52. Popular restaurant chain, for short : IHOP
53. Danger in the ocean : SEABATTLE
56. Kite flier's aid : SPOOL
57. Lacking, with "of" : INWANT
58. Slangy motto for 35-Across : SEMPERFI
60. Raiser of spirits : SEANCE
61. Target of some sprays : ODOR
62. Morse tap : DIT
63. Flood barriers: Var. : DYKES
64. Address with the ZIP code 10001 : NYNY
65. Holy ones: Abbr. : STS
1. Big tricks : HOAXES
2. Working : UNIDLE
3. Down in the dumps : MOROSE
4. P.D.Q. in an O.R. : STAT
5. Luau food : POI
6. Confuse : ADDLE
7. "Alas" : SOSAD
8. At a future time : ONEDAY
9. Soft ball brand : NERF
10. Hatcher of "Lois & Clark" : TERI
11. Together : ASAGROUP
12. They cause jolts to bolts : POTHOLES
16. Jaw : NATTER
18. Has regrets : RUES
22. Tetley competitor : NESTEA
24. El Cid foe : MOOR
27. What to sing while skipping : TRALA
29. They produce lemons and cherries : SLOTS
30. Besmirch : TAR
32. Gravy ingredient : GIBLET
33. General dir. of the St. Lawrence River : ENE
35. Still wrapped up : UNOPENED
36. Save : SALTAWAY
37. Prefix with day or night : MID
38. Coffeehouse orders : CUPS
39. Equilibrium : STASIS
42. Coffeehouse orders : LATTES
44. "Oh, no!" : YIPE
45. Pieces of music : CHORDS
46. Walk, slangily : HOOFIT
47. Cheerleader's feat : SPLITS
50. Charles who wrote "Call Me Ishmael" : OLSON
51. Disadvantaged : NEEDY
54. Plane maneuver : BANK
55. Suffix with utter : ANCE
56. Light on one's feet : SPRY
59. Guy in Jamaica : MON

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