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New York Times, Sunday, November 3, 1996

Author: M. Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 92 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Capital of Germany? : SOFTG
6. Person in a hammock : RESTER
12. TV's Maverick : BRET
16. Toward the rudder : ABAFT
21. 1993 N.B.A. Rookie of the Year : ONEAL
22. Certain Alaskan : ESKIMO
23. It can go round the world : YOYO
24. In a distinguished way : NOBLY
25. Move : PULLUPSTAKES
27. Modern Maturity grp. : AARP
28. [Not that one again!] : GROAN
29. Heavy marble : STEELIE
30. Joyce and Synge, e.g. : IRISHMEN
32. Fresh air, slangily : OZONE
33. Cabinet dept. : AGR
34. Start for girl : ATTA
35. Other, in Oaxaca : OTRO
37. Price discount factors : TRADEINS
42. Avoid guile : PLAYITSTRAIGHT
48. Prepare for more shots : RELOAD
49. Disobeyed a zoo sign? : FED
50. Symphony in E flat major : EROICA
51. Chef d'etat, once : ROI
52. High mark : APLUS
53. Stroke : CARESS
56. Dashboard letters : MPH
57. Street fight? : SCENE
59. Academy freshman : PLEBE
60. On one's toes : ATIP
61. Jimmies : PRIES
64. Unhappy one : POUTER
65. Sound of laughter : PEAL
66. Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
67. They are round and pound : PEENS
68. Emulates Delilah : BETRAYS
69. French 101 verb : ETRE
70. Humerus neighbor : ULNA
71. Soup ingredient : LEEK
72. Sanctified : BLEST
73. Genealogical abbr. : DESC
74. Words at a shootout : OKAYBUDDYDRAW
77. "It's ___ cry from..." : AFAR
81. Boardwalk buy : HOTEL
83. Prefix with polar : AMBI
84. River known to the ancients as Obringa : AARE
85. "My Friend" of 50's TV : IRMA
86. Pulled out : SECEDED
89. Certain Alaskan : ALEUT
90. Try to get the lead, maybe : MINE
91. Certain Dodge : NEON
92. Put : PLACED
93. Chandelier pendant : PRISM
94. Prepared with bread crumbs, in cookery : PANE
95. "Happy Birthday" writers : ICERS
96. Mariners' danger : ROCKS
97. Theological inst. : SEM
98. 1896 decision ___ v. Ferguson : PLESSY
100. Prohibition : TABOO
101. Keogh relative : IRA
102. TV series with Sgt. O'Rourke : FTROOP
105. Source of cork : OAK
106. Scientific discovery of 1868 : HELIUM
107. 1939 film with a Best Actor performance : GOODBYEMRCHIPS
111. Like some stockings : SEAMLESS
113. Hardly humble : VAIN
114. ___-memoire : AIDE
115. Farthest: Abbr. : ULT
116. Agree : SAYOK
119. Pirates' domain : OPENSEAS
123. Works : FACTORY
128. Like a bunch : ADORE
129. ___ Bear : PAPA
130. Business book, with "The" : ARTOFTHEDEAL
133. Mark Twain prop : CIGAR
134. Extremely sharp : ACID
135. Home on the range : TEEPEE
136. The "voice" in Bloch's "Voice in the Wilderness" : CELLO
137. S-shaped : SNAKY
138. Prefix with -gon : DECA
139. The prince in "The Prince and the Pauper" : EDWARD
140. Grant's successor : HAYES
1. Pacifier : SOP
2. Duty : ONUS
3. Beaver material : FELT
4. "Peter Rabbit," for one : TALE
5. Stick together : GLUE
6. Quit : RESIGN
7. Dimethyl sulfate and others : ESTERS
8. Cousin of calypso : SKA
9. Kon-___ (Heyerdahl raft) : TIKI
10. Bright green hummingbirds : EMERALDS
11. Garcia Lorca's "Dona ___ la soltera" : ROSITA
12. Just barely : BYAHAIR
13. Globe-trot : ROAM
14. Fictional Jane : EYRE
15. Bang-up : TOPNOTCH
16. Sweater material : ANGORA
17. Russian wolfhound : BORZOI
18. Peek follower : ABOO
19. Spanish custard : FLAN
20. Sharon's co-star in 80's TV : TYNE
26. Checks on clothing : PLAID
31. Red-eye cause : STYE
36. Song syllable : TRA
37. Up a tree : TRAPPED
38. Abounding : REPLETE
39. Attentive : ALLEARS
40. Be extra sure : DOUBLECHECK
41. Leisure : EASE
42. Look-see : PEEP
43. Weighty reading? : TOMES
44. Nurses : SIPS
45. ___ Hall (Robert Southey's home) : GRETA
46. Dearest : HONEY
47. Seat groupings : TIERS
49. Man ___ : FRIDAY
53. Made watertight : CAULKED
54. Hardly melodious : ATONAL
55. Private road feature : SPEEDBUMP
57. Hooch hounds : SOTS
58. Occasion for bows and whistles? : CURTAINCALL
62. Make further corrections : REEDIT
63. Black : INKY
64. Tiny : PEEWEE
66. Not original : QUOTED
67. Military hat adornments : PLUMES
68. Banana oil : BLARNEY
72. Mental acuity : BRAINS
75. Singaraja is its capital : BALI
76. Tablecloths and napkins, maybe : DAMASK
78. Giveaway : FREEBIE
79. In the mood : AMOROUS
80. Return payments? : RANSOMS
82. Horace volume : ODES
86. Young fellow : SPRIG
87. The gold of the conquistadors : ELORO
88. Important West Indies crop : CACAO
89. Kind of plate : ARMOR
93. It can curl your hair : PERM
94. Stew ingredients : PEAS
95. It's on the agenda : ITEM
97. Tablet : STENOPAD
99. Like dachshunds : LOPEARED
102. Message starter : FYI
103. Song words before "We stand on guard for thee!" : OCANADA
104. Letters from Greece : PHIS
106. Break out, in a way : HATCH
108. "Slavonic Dances" composer : DVORAK
109. Napoleon locale : BAKERY
110. Conceive : IDEATE
111. Abide : SUFFER
112. Happy as a clam : ELATED
116. Black Hawk and tribesmen : SACS
117. Deuce follower : ADIN
118. Form of discipline : YOGA
120. Jog, e.g. : PACE
121. Stupendous : EPIC
122. Cold weather meal : STEW
124. Georgia ___ : TECH
125. Concert sites : ODEA
126. Bank (on) : RELY
127. Lockmaker : YALE
131. W.W. II org. : OPA
132. Spanish article : LOS

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