New York Times, Wednesday, December 7, 2005

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 225 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Busch Gardens locale : TAMPA
6. Enervates : SAPS
10. Tête-à-tête : CHAT
14. Modern source of pass-along jokes : EMAIL
15. Legal claim : LIEN
16. Too smooth : OILY
17. For the ___ : NONCE
18. "Things are great for me" : IMDOINGOK
20. Long march : TREK
21. Hotfooted it : SPED
22. Little laugh : TEHEE
23. #1 hit for the Crystals : HESAREBEL
25. Eerie ability : ESP
26. Pay, with "up" : PONY
27. Belief system : ISM
29. C.I.A. forerunner : OSS
32. Odds and ends : SCRAPS
35. Serengeti sighting : GNU
36. Vitriol : BILE
37. "Quit cryin'" : YOUREABIGBOYNOW
40. Mailed : SENT
41. Whole lot : TON
42. Does toe loops, e.g. : SKATES
43. Army Corps of Engrs. supply : TNT
44. Source of an androgyne's confusion : SEX
45. Window ledge : SILL
46. Alley ___ : OOP
48. Kipling's comment about "The Liner" : SHESALADY
53. "Peter and the Wolf" bird's name : SASHA
55. Suffragist Carrie Chapman ___ : CATT
56. Award for Samuel Beckett : OBIE
57. Track cry after "and" : THEYREOFF
59. "Absolutely Fabulous" mom : EDINA
60. "Aha!" : ISEE
61. Old Harper's Bazaar illustrator : ERTE
62. Abacus wielder : ADDER
63. Curtain holders : RODS
64. ___-majesté : LESE
65. Netizens : USERS
1. Tithing fraction : TENTH
2. Subject for an Italian aria : AMORE
3. Prides of lions? : MANES
4. Criticize analytically : PICKAPART
5. Happy hour order : ALE
6. Pass : SLIPBY
7. Evangelist ___ Semple McPherson : AIMEE
8. Pitching, in a way : PEDDLING
9. ___-Cat : SNO
10. Two-scoopers, e.g. : CONES
11. Acme : HIGHPOINT
12. Lip balm ingredient : ALOE
13. Little kid : TYKE
19. Particular : ITEM
21. Able to feel : SENSATE
24. One may be skipped : ROPE
28. Get by (on) : SUBSIST
30. Sour fruit : SLOE
31. Finishes, with "up" : SEWS
32. DOS part: Abbr. : SYST
33. "Fargo" director : COEN
34. Deteriorate : RUNTOSEED
35. Martini ingredient : GIN
36. Undoubtedly : BYALLODDS
38. Game summary : BOXSCORE
39. Tulsa's locale: Abbr. : OKLA
44. Butt heads : SPAR
45. Fixed charge : SETFEE
47. "That's for sure" : OHYES
49. Weapon handles : HAFTS
50. "___ With Me" (popular hymn) : ABIDE
51. Car on a train : DINER
52. A long time : YEARS
53. Hurly-burly : STIR
54. "I get it now" : AHSO
58. Fish lacking a pelvic fin : EEL
59. ___ de Cologne : EAU

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