New York Times, Friday, February 13, 2004

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 192 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Phony : SCAMARTIST
11. Endowment : GIFT
15. Flat turndown : NOTACHANCE
16. Fertile Crescent's place : ASIA
17. Do a performance : ACTTHEPART
18. Depression : FUNK
19. Chef d'état : ROI
20. Not so strict : EASIER
21. Unoccupied : FREE
22. ___ Fyne, Scotland : LOCH
24. "___ me!" : DEAR
26. Fraternity chapter : ETA
27. Went slowly : SNAILED
31. U.S. code and cipher grp. : NSA
32. Pack animal : CUB
33. Attunes : GEARS
35. Honky-tonk player : PIANO
37. Gossip's question : SOWHATELSEISNEW
42. Nonsense : CROCK
43. "Mother Goose Suite" composer : RAVEL
44. Part of a guffaw : HAR
45. Super power : ESP
48. W.W. II bond designation : SERIESE
52. Canada's ___ Island National Park : ELK
53. Zip : DART
55. Was appealing : PLED
56. Jumble : MESS
58. Thingum : DOODAD
62. Lab offering? : PAW
63. Sign in the dark : EXIT
64. Risqué display : INDELICACY
66. Clip : RATE
67. Person at a foundation : STONEMASON
68. Old World duck : SMEW
69. Chug-a-lugs : TOSSESDOWN
1. Complications : SNARLS
2. Cover made of silk : COCOON
3. Ancient Greek state : ATTICA
4. Where pins are made : MAT
5. Really smart : ACHE
6. Bird whose male hatches the eggs : RHEA
7. Memorial Day solo : TAPS
8. Grant-___ : INAID
9. Filter : SCREEN
10. Colorful fish : TETRAS
11. Ship's spar : GAFF
12. Volunteer's confident declaration : ISURECAN
13. Make just right : FINETUNE
14. "Congratulations!" : TAKEABOW
23. Soprano's note : HIGHC
25. Two-edged sword : RAPIER
28. Passed illegally, maybe : LEAKED
29. Put away : EAT
30. Dr. ___ : DRE
34. Camera inits. : SLR
36. West ___, Long Island weather station locale : ISLIP
37. They're intriguing : SCHEMERS
38. Hurdle for a doctoral student : ORALEXAM
39. Job setting : WORKSITE
40. Carrier to Tampere : SAS
41. Time before : EVE
46. One who's hurting : SADIST
47. "Now!" : PRONTO
49. Title city in a 1960 #1 hit : ELPASO
50. Gentle underwater creature : SEACOW
51. Player of the Texaco Fire Chief, on old radio : EDWYNN
54. Hullabaloos : TODOS
57. Hasenpfeffer, e.g. : STEW
59. Animal shelters : DENS
60. "Hard ___!" (helm command) : ALEE
61. Darkens : DIMS
65. Hardly a girl's dream date : CAD

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