New York Times, Thursday, December 13, 2001

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 5, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 144 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Modern sci. course : ECOL
5. Reproached, uncommonly : CHID
9. Big club? : ACE
12. Santa in California : CLARA
13. Wine: Prefix : OENO
14. Class of '77 member, now : ALUM
15. 1995 John Schlesinger film : COLDCOMFORTFARM
18. Phrase in a come-on ad : LIMITEDTIMEONLY
19. Koh-i-___ diamond : NOOR
20. Just watch TV : LOAF
21. Aunt with a "Cope Book" : ERMA
24. Western athletes, on the sports page : UCLANS
28. Show place : THIRD
30. Rustling : SWISH
33. Fell quickly, with "down" : MOW
34. Franconia and Bavaria were once part of it : HOLYROMANEMPIRE
37. Mrs. William McKinley : IDA
38. Bury : INURN
39. Words on a Wonderland cake : EATME
40. "No way that's true!" : CANTBE
42. Popular computer game : MYST
43. Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
45. One one's toes : ATIP
48. Bounty hunter's attraction : PRICEONONESHEAD
55. Carnival attraction : SHOOTINGGALLERY
56. Hems but doesn't haw : SEWS
57. Pick : CULL
58. Unnerving, perhaps : EERIE
59. Bryant poem "___ Waterfall" : TOA
60. "Waiting for the Robert ___" : ELEE
61. Ancient temple attachment : STOA
1. Patron saint of metalworkers : ELOI
2. Peace and quiet : CALM
3. Everyday : ORDINARY
4. Milk: Prefix : LACTO
5. Milit. leader : COMDR
6. Weight : HEFT
7. How anchovies are packed : INOIL
8. Member of Alice's tea party : DORMOUSE
9. Computer scientist Turing : ALAN
10. Hair piece : CURL
11. Susan Lucci's 1999 award : EMMY
12. Quarter millennium : CCL
14. Samuel Gompers group, in brief : AFOFL
16. Job equality bureau: Abbr. : OEO
17. Words before "Tonight" in a 1954 song title : TEACHME
21. Set of principles : ETHIC
22. 1974 sitcom spinoff : RHODA
23. "The Last Supper" locale : MILAN
25. Friendliness : AMITY
26. Usual situations : NORMS
27. Tootsy-wootsy : SWEET
29. Tiny amount : DRIBLET
30. T.C.U. rival : SMU
31. Word that can follow the start of 15-, 18-, 34-, 48- or 55-Across : WAR
32. What a keeper may keep : INN
35. Expression of unity : ONEVOICE
36. Handout : PAMPHLET
41. Dishes often containing cheese : TACOS
44. Cancel : ANNUL
45. Go fish : ANGLE
46. It may be in the bag : TEA
47. Keys : ISLES
48. "Hey, there!" : PSST
49. Stat start : RHEO
50. Raccoon River locale : IOWA
51. Eyeball : OGLE
52. Architect Saarinen : EERO
53. Part of a score, maybe : ARIA
54. Turn blue? : DYE

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