New York Times, Wednesday, November 20, 2002

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 167 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Large or small, grammatically: Abbr. : ADJ
4. Be next to : ABUT
8. Circle in a winner's circle : WREATH
14. "Tell ___ story" : MEA
15. "This will ___ further" : GONO
16. Have a yen (for) : HANKER
17. It doesn't go full circle : ARC
18. Activity for 41-Across : RODOMONTADE
20. Popular pasta : ZITI
22. Place : SITUATE
23. Polish film, e.g. : EDIT
24. Try out : TEST
25. Gluck's "___ ed Euridice" : ORFEO
29. Prevent : DETER
31. Three-time Indy winner Wilbur ___, who introduced the crash helmet : SHAW
33. Breeze (through) : SAIL
34. Love, in Lima : AMOR
36. Memo opener : INRE
38. New Deal letters : NRA
39. Scolding syllable : TUT
41. Subject of this puzzle : BOASTER
43. Hardly macho : FEY
44. News inits. beginning in 1958 : UPI
45. Rain in Spain collector : EBRO
46. Wine county : NAPA
48. Numbskull : BOOB
50. Autobahn autos : BMWS
52. Stroke of the pen? : SERIF
55. Cancel : ANNUL
57. Carpenters and harvesters : ANTS
59. Fishing equipment : RODS
60. Cover when wet : RAINHAT
62. Put in stitches : KNIT
63. Activity for 41-Across : BRAGGADOCIO
67. Hustle or bustle : ADO
68. Plane's distance recording device : AIRLOG
69. Fishing equipment : REEL
70. Downturn : DIP
71. Beyond what's expected : MORESO
72. Wall St. trading group : NYSE
73. Venusians and others, for short : ETS
1. Dumbfounded : AMAZED
2. Mock : DERIDE
3. Activity for 41-Across : JACTITATION
4. Cabinet dept. : AGR
5. Leg up : BOOST
6. Small drawers? : UNDIES
7. What a 41-Across does best : TOOTSHISOWNHORN
8. "Stop right there!" : WHOA
9. Cost : RANTO
10. Makes a record of : ENTERS
11. Wanted letters : AKA
12. Home run swatter Williams : TED
13. Charlemagne's domain: Abbr. : HRE
19. Genetic surprise : MUTANT
21. Couple in a column : ITEM
26. Activity for 41-Across : FANFARONADE
27. Dublin's home : EIRE
28. Oil of ___ : OLAY
30. Day spa attire : ROBE
32. Bird that perches with its tail straight up : WREN
35. The ___ Report (upscale magazine) : ROBB
37. Big times : ERAS
39. Marching band staple : TUBA
40. Abreast of : UPON
42. Hammer in oil : ARMAND
47. Fringe benefit : PERK
49. Rob : BURGLE
51. Actress Dash of "Clueless" : STACEY
53. "Hurray for me!" : IDIDIT
54. Camera settings : FSTOPS
56. Nigerian capital before Abuja : LAGOS
58. Pigpens : STIES
61. Globe plotter : IAGO
63. Collision sound : BAM
64. ___ Grande : RIO
65. Flight board abbr. : ARR
66. Roar of approval : OLE

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