New York Times, Thursday, November 20, 2003

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 187 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Christmas poem opener : TWAS
5. Oscars' org. : AMPAS
10. "This is ___ for Superman!" : AJOB
14. Moderate : EASE
15. One not user-friendly? : NARCO
16. Locks in a barn? : MANE
17. Big man in Sherwood Forest : LITTLEJOHN
19. "Do it just for me," e.g. : PLEA
20. W.W. II command: Abbr. : ETO
21. Agreeing (with) : ATONE
22. Deli display : MEATS
23. Worked with rattan : CANED
25. Fancy entrance : REDCARPET
27. Life lines? : OBIT
28. A whole lot : OCEANS
29. Term of address, in urban slang : MISTA
31. Completely puzzled : ATSEA
34. Villain in the story named by the starts of 17-, 25-, 47- and 57-Across : THEBIGBADWOLF
39. Opposite of wasted : OBESE
40. Bloodcurdling : SCARY
42. Low-heeled, wing-tip shoe : BROGUE
46. Affectedly quaint, in England : TWEE
47. Surviving, as a tough situation : RIDINGOUT
51. Some fruits : POMES
52. Like many movies nowadays : ONDVD
53. Wind instruments : OBOES
55. I love: Lat. : AMO
56. One of a British group : ISLE
57. Con artist : HOODWINKER
59. City NNW of Madrid : LEON
60. Half of an old comedy duo : OLLIE
61. Noodle : BEAN
62. Items for a transportation museum, now : SSTS
63. Airport signs : GATES
64. Folksinger Guthrie : ARLO
1. Modern industry classification : TELECOM
2. "Be patient" : WAITABIT
3. Flabbergast : ASTONISH
4. Position : SET
5. Work without ___ (be daring) : ANET
6. Declaration of education : MAJOR
7. Belly down : PRONE
8. Was sore : ACHED
9. II or III, say : SON
10. Current amount : AMPERE
11. Capital of Veracruz : JALAPA
12. Time in the early afternoon : ONETEN
13. Zoo attractions : BEASTS
18. Schoolboy : LAD
22. Parakeets' kin : MACAWS
24. Sermon ender? : ETTE
26. Like military academies, today : COED
30. Be plentiful : ABOUND
31. Time of one's life : AGE
32. Cookbook meas. : TBS
33. MS. enclosure : SAE
35. "___ to differ" : IBEG
36. Twice tetra- : OCTO
37. One faced with many bills : LAWMAKER
38. Restaurant comp : FREEMEAL
41. "Don't evade the question!" : YESORNO
42. Grills, as steaks : BROILS
43. Shampooing stages : RINSES
44. Eighty shares of stock, maybe : ODDLOT
45. Presumed facts : GIVENS
48. Alley Oop's lady : OOOLA
49. Letter-shaped hardware : UBOLT
50. "It's ___ for!" ("I love it!") : TODIE
51. Tire abbr. : PSI
54. Cote inhabitants : EWES
57. Be greedy about : HOG
58. Court letters? : NBA

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