New York Times, Tuesday, February 12, 2002

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 149 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Race car gauges, for short : TACHS
6. Mesa dweller : HOPI
10. "No way, ___!" : JOSE
14. González from Cuba : ELIAN
15. Soon, to a bard : ANON
16. Third afterthought in a letter: Abbr. : PPPS
17. Even if, familiarly : ALTHO
18. Big cat : LION
19. Butcher's goods : MEAT
20. What 2002 is, according to the 38-Across : YEAROFTHEHORSE
23. Temperature : HEAT
24. Clairvoyant : SEER
25. Mournful trumpet sound : WAWA
28. Soak (up) : SOP
30. Prepares for a tough battle : DIGSIN
34. Took the cake? : ATE
35. Fan mags : ZINES
37. Laissez-___ : FAIRE
38. See 20-Across : CHINESECALENDAR
41. Book that refers to "People of the Book" : KORAN
42. Kind of power : SOLAR
43. Inc., abroad : LTD
44. Historic London theater : OLDVIC
46. Sow's pen : STY
47. Gets the picture : SEES
48. Thingy : ITEM
50. Part of a smoke screen? : WISP
52. Annual greeting appropriate to this puzzle : GUNGHAYFATCHOY
58. What the fat lady sings : ARIA
59. Goal in musical chairs : SEAT
60. Go for another 12 issues, say : RENEW
62. Treaty : PACT
63. Fictional Jane : EYRE
64. Field of play : ARENA
65. Actress Sommer : ELKE
66. Does and bucks : DEER
67. Disorganized : MESSY
1. It may be high in the afternoon : TEA
2. Friend in war : ALLY
3. Refer to : CITE
4. Big laugh : HAHAHA
5. "Zzzzzz ..." : SNORE
6. Intermediate shades : HALFTONES
7. "Put a lid ___!" : ONIT
8. Exclamations of disdain : POOHS
9. Like a have-not : INNEED
10. U.S. Steel founder : JPMORGAN
11. Phone abbr. : OPER
12. Hot tubs : SPAS
13. Italy's Villa d'___ : ESTE
21. Rest area : OASIS
22. Member of a herd : HEIFER
25. Off the wall : WACKO
26. Playwright Fugard : ATHOL
27. Kooky : WEIRD
29. River to the Rio Grande : PECOS
31. Move crabwise : SIDLE
32. Fit to be tied : IRATE
33. Unpopular ones : NERDS
35. Highest point : ZENITH
36. Kind of taffy : SALTWATER
39. Find a route : NAVIGATE
40. ___ on the line : LAYIT
45. Discontinued : CEASED
47. Place for influence? : SPHERE
49. "That's nonsense!" : MYEYE
51. "Begone!" : SCRAM
52. Stare agog : GAPE
53. ___ Mountains (Asian border) : URAL
54. Short cut : NICK
55. Taxi rider : FARE
56. Snake eyes : ONES
57. Hankerings : YENS
61. Road to take : WAY

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