New York Times, Friday, December 20, 2002

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 32 Missing: {KQZ} Grid has super symmetry This is puzzle # 168 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Some old colonists : LEPERS
7. E-flat, on a Steinway : DSHARP
13. Juju and mojo : AMULETS
15. Still in the dark : NOWISER
16. California's capital, 1852-53 : VALLEJO
17. One way to stop : ONADIME
18. T or F: Abbr. : ANS
19. Predator-prey chain : FOODWEB
21. Nancy, in Nancy : NOM
22. Foe of Elijah : BAAL
24. Short Internet message : ENOTE
25. French bank : RIVE
26. Ready for drawing : ONTAP
28. Neighbor of Djibouti: Abbr. : ETH
29. Beaten : CANED
30. Common outboard motor spec : TENHORSEPOWER
33. Envelope direction : DONOTBEND
34. Unhappy result : BITTERHARVEST
38. Chocolate source : CACAO
39. Went ahead : LED
40. Place for a spinnaker : YACHT
42. ___ Cross, James Patterson detective : ALEX
43. One who's, literally, good-natured : SAINT
45. MGM co-founder : LOEW
46. Org. with a college in Cranwell, England : RAF
47. Gem with a changing luster : CATSEYE
49. Cable co. that merged with AT&T : TCI
50. Coming along : ENROUTE
52. Contents of some buns : WIENERS
54. Golden rod? : SCEPTER
55. Show disrespect for : SNEERAT
56. Filtered : SEEPED
57. Manages : GETSBY
1. Ablution bowl : LAVABO
2. Flowing out : EMANANT
3. Beat : PULSATE
4. Add-on : ELL
5. Snorkeler's haunt : REEF
6. Missouri city, briefly : STJOE
7. Receiver : DONEE
8. Culture transferer : SWAB
9. Screened : HID
10. Dum-dum : ASININE
11. Manicurist's bottle : REMOVER
12. College course of study : PREMED
14. Inevitably : SOONERORLATER
15. "This you don't want to hear" : NOWTHEBADNEWS
20. Is punctilious : DOTSTHEIS
23. Property assessment : LANDTAX
25. Unfair treatment : RAWDEAL
27. Shot : PHOTO
29. Host of 1980's TV's "Super Password" : CONVY
31. A : ONE
32. Part of i.p.s. : PER
34. Acrobat's skill : BALANCE
35. Clear, as winter windshields : ICEFREE
36. Diving ducks : SCOTERS
37. Zodiac sign : THECRAB
38. Nice touch : CARESS
41. Not straight : TWISTY
43. Full : SATED
44. Drawing : TYING
47. Precious : CUTE
48. Extra-large shoe spec : EEEE
51. Abbr. in street directions : OPP
53. Ball stopper : NET

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