New York Times, Friday, December 28, 2001

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BJQZ} Grid has super symmetry This is puzzle # 145 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Settlement : ACCORD
7. Seasons : SPICES
13. Big change : SHAKEUP
15. Chivalrous : GALLANT
16. Baton twirler, maybe : PARADER
17. Grand finale? : OLEOPRY
18. "... provoked with raging ___": Shak. : IRE
19. Like a blind spot? : SLATTED
21. Chess champion of 1960-61 : TAL
22. Go (through) : SIFT
24. "Get a move on!" : SCRAM
25. Carry on : WAGE
26. Foofaraw : HOOHA
28. Besmirch : TAR
29. Hollered : CRIED
30. Middle of the road? : TRAFFICISLAND
33. Semi-service station : TRUCKSTOP
34. To a degree : INSOMEMEASURE
38. Henry and June's friend in "Henry & June" : ANAIS
39. Hupmobile contemporary : REO
40. Sticky stuff : EPOXY
42. "___ ain't broke ..." : IFIT
43. Heart of France : COEUR
45. Watchdog org.? : SPCA
46. Make go "vroom" : REV
47. Gave too much : GLUTTED
49. Street shader : ELM
50. Unseen troublemaker : GREMLIN
52. Pogo of the funnies : OPOSSUM
54. Not good, as ideas go : UNSOUND
55. Unseen part of the moon : FARSIDE
56. Instant, in a phrase : NOTIME
57. It's a bore : YAWNER
1. Venomous, as a snake : ASPISH
2. Old two-wheeler : CHARIOT
3. Nurse : CAREFOR
4. 900-plus-mile Volga feeder : OKA
5. Cold war group : REDS
6. Where seconds count : DUELS
7. Illinois birthplace of William Jennings Bryan : SALEM
8. Made a case (for) : PLED
9. U.N. arm : ILO
10. Team leader : CAPTAIN
11. Ready to spit bullets : ENRAGED
12. Like fine coifs : STYLED
14. Warm-up : PRACTICEROUND
15. Provoked : GOTARISEOUTOF
20. Place for a pistol : TRACKMEET
23. "Eureka!" : THATSIT
25. News summaries : WRAPUPS
27. Big dos : AFROS
29. Buddy-buddy : CLOSE
31. Giant syllable : FUM
32. ___-Puf Marshmallow Man : STA
34. Hot spot : INFERNO
35. Least worldly : NAIVEST
36. Snags, so to speak : ROPESIN
37. Rule out : EXCLUDE
38. It operates by compression : AIRGUN
41. Talk too much : YAMMER
43. Singer profiled in "Sweet Dreams" : CLINE
44. Settle : REPAY
47. Down at the mouth : GLUM
48. ___ Maar (Picasso subject) : DORA
51. "Li'l ol' me?" : MOI
53. Compass reading : SSW

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