New York Times, Friday, December 12, 2003

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {BFZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 189 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Trip break : STOPOVER
9. Naughty, but not too : IMPISH
15. Valentine inscription : LOVENOTE
16. Just so : TOATEE
17. Like some forces : INERTIAL
18. Fundamental beliefs : TENETS
19. Places where suckers are lined up : TENTACLES
21. Fictional cabbie of old radio : AMOS
22. Race's end : TAPE
23. Heat shield locale : NOSECONE
26. When repeated, a dolphin : MAHI
28. "Walk right in!" : ITSOPEN
29. Tongs, e.g. : UTENSIL
32. Like leftovers : UNEATEN
35. Municipal facility: Abbr. : CTR
36. Year Helsinki was founded : MDL
37. Needle hole : EYE
38. "Some ___ meat and canna eat": Burns : HAE
39. Preserves fruit : KUMQUAT
41. High degree : MASTERS
43. Possible answer to "Where are you?" : OUTHERE
45. Kiln : OAST
46. Underbodice : CAMISOLE
48. Anima doctor : JUNG
50. "Potent Potables for 400, ___" : ALEX
51. "Amare" might be conjugated on it : LATINTEST
55. Improve a plant : RETOOL
58. Investigates : DIGSINTO
59. Double decker? : ONETWO
60. Bring about : ENGENDER
61. Just : MERELY
62. Not worry : RESTEASY
1. Skirt feature : SLIT
2. Tenor : TONE
3. It may go from 0 to 500 : OVENTHERMOMETER
4. Relate : PERTAIN
5. Available : ONTAP
6. Say-so : VOICE
7. Footnote ender: Abbr. : ETAL
8. Soften : RELENT
9. Telecom giant, once : ITT
10. Stooge with a bowl cut : MOE
11. Ultimate solution : PANACEA
12. One may be moved : ITEMONTHEAGENDA
13. "Dragonwyck" writer Anya : SETON
14. Author influenced by 48-Across : HESSE
20. "My mistake ... big deal!" : SOSUEME
24. "Crime and Punishment" heroine : SONYA
25. People in masks wave them : EPEES
26. Gunk : MUCK
27. Aleutian island : ATTU
28. Sibling's threat : ILLTELL
30. Plant fungi : SMUTS
31. Bitterroot Mountains locale : IDAHO
33. Word with rabbit or all : EARS
34. Leaves home? : NEST
40. Rosinante's rider : QUIXOTE
42. Life insurance form : TONTINE
44. Newspaper circulation unit : READER
46. Bank : CAROM
47. Coeur d'___ : ALENE
48. "Bringing Up Father" father : JIGGS
49. Not hard enough : UNSET
52. Sticking point : TINE
53. Holy ones: Abbr. : STES
54. Conservative : TORY
56. Mouse catcher : OWL
57. Myrna of "The Thin Man" : LOY

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