New York Times, Thursday, December 28, 2000

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 121 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. What this puzzle is designed to elicit : AHS
4. N.H.L. Northeast Division player : SABRE
9. Chap : BUCKO
14. Fun, for short : REC
15. "That is to say..." : IMEAN
16. Like a nerd : UNHIP
17. Bubble maker : AIR
18. "Enough rain already!"? : NOAHCOMMENT
20. Tax chart divisions : BRACKETS
22. Addles : CRAZES
23. Certain frosh : PLEBE
24. Noodle : BEAN
25. Dress for the desert? : SAHARANWRAP
28. Infantile outburst : WAH
31. Get rid of wrinkles : PRESS
32. Not be brave : RUN
33. "Primal Fear" star : GERE
34. Operetta princess and others : IDAS
35. Southern dish : GRITS
37. Turnarounds, informally : UIES
38. Clone : COPY
39. Aragón article : LOS
40. Astrological chart divisions : SIGNS
41. Hosp. areas : ERS
42. Mountain resort famous for its breath mints? : TICTACTAHOE
45. Kind of rock : PUNK
46. Free-spoken : BLUNT
47. As part of a company : ABOARD
50. "The Seduction of Joe Tynan" star : ALANALDA
53. Departed a sheikdom? : LEFTBAHRAIN
55. Natalie Cole hit "___ Love" : OUR
56. Certain corn chip : FRITO
57. Italy's ___ di Pisa : TORRE
58. Salon job : SET
59. Side in a debate : ANTIS
60. Visual putdown : SNEER
61. Pig ___ : STY
1. Sheik, e.g. : ARAB
2. Child of fortune? : HEIR
3. Places for spare parts, maybe : SCRAPHEAPS
4. Some pitches : SINKERS
5. It multiplies by dividing : AMOEBA
6. Licked : BEATEN
7. Chorus from the sidelines : RAHS
8. Abbr. in a business letter : ENC
9. Con's misfortune : BUMRAP
10. Frighten : UNMAN
11. At the home of : CHEZ
12. Biblical herd : KINE
13. Selects, with "for" : OPTS
19. A whole lot : OCEANS
21. Stylish : CLASSY
24. Very dry, as wine : BRUT
25. Enliven, with "up" : SPICE
26. Hot blood : ARDOR
27. Hand-holder? : WRIST
28. Fast result? : WEIGHTLOSS
29. "There ___ free lunches" : ARENO
30. "Steppenwolf" author : HESSE
33. Vast tropical region of South America : GUIANA
35. Baum's good witch : GLINDA
36. Firm foundation : ROCK
40. Major upset : STUNNER
42. Engines with oomph : TURBOS
43. With tantaras galore : ABLARE
44. Eau ___, Wis. : CLAIRE
45. Page of music : PATTI
47. Romeo introducer? : ALFA
48. Home of the Universal Postal Union : BERN
49. "Just for the heck ___..." : OFIT
50. Elvis's middle name : ARON
51. Two-piece? : DUET
52. Too-too : ARTY
54. Elevs. : HTS

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