New York Times, Friday, November 3, 2006

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 24 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 239 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Santa ___ : MONICA
7. Like an absent-minded professor, maybe : RAMBLING
15. Souls : ANIMAS
16. Winter race vehicle : ICECANOE
17. Most decent : NICEST
18. Bachelor, e.g. : GRADUATE
19. Try to win : WOO
20. Breathing aid : AIRHOLE
22. Gillespie, to friends : DIZ
23. Duck: Ger. : ENTE
25. Crackers : NUTSY
26. Crack the whip at, perhaps : TAME
27. "Absolutely Fabulous" role : EDINA
29. Yellow Pages info: Abbr. : NOS
30. Pulitzer-winning columnist Jim : DWYER
31. Longtime musical group with a world capital in its name : KINGSTONTRIO
34. "Well, looky who just came in!" : SPEAKOFTHEDEVIL
38. Floor it : GUNTHEENGINE
39. Penicillin target : STREP
42. Cabinet acronym, once : HEW
43. Baddies : OGRES
44. Bounced checks, hangnails, etc. : WOES
45. Do a new geographical survey of : REMAP
47. Good names for old flight attendants? : STUS
48. ___ pro nobis : ORA
49. Reindeer herder : SAMOYED
51. Suffix with prefect : URE
52. Sign of spring : REDROBIN
54. "Already?" : SOSOON
56. Subject to customs : DUTIABLE
57. Ones getting the show on the road : TROUPE
58. How déjà vu often occurs : SPOOKILY
59. Picked up : SENSED
1. Units of work : MANWEEKS
2. Party bowlful : ONIONDIP
3. Source of addiction : NICOTINE
4. "___ Mine" (George Harrison book) : IME
5. Home in Havana : CASA
6. Sean of "Encino Man" : ASTIN
7. Exactly : RIGHTONTHEMONEY
8. Over there : ACROSSTHEWAY
9. Not fine : MEALY
10. A following : BCDE
11. Charlie of the 60's Orioles : LAU
12. Not long from now : INADAY
13. "Don't bother me, I'm in a rush!" : NOTIME
14. Eccentric sort : GEEZER
21. Mediocre : RUNOFTHEMILL
24. Meshes : ENGAGES
26. Breakfast order : TWOEGGS
28. Invite to one's apartment, say : ASKUP
30. ___ harm (was innocuous) : DIDNO
32. Gob : TON
33. Riddle-me-___ : REE
35. Chaste : VIRTUOUS
36. Taking a grand tour : INEUROPE
37. Ebbed : LESSENED
39. Toledos, e.g. : SWORDS
40. Hurt bad, emotionally : TOREUP
41. Lecture, in a way : READTO
45. Literally, "my master" : RABBI
46. Tormentors : PESTS
49. Good, long bath : SOAK
50. Noted 19th-century French illustrator : DORE
53. Madeira, e.g. : RIO
55. II or III : SON

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