New York Times, Thursday, February 26, 2004

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 193 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Musically detached: Abbr. : STAC
5. Capital examiners, briefly : CPAS
9. Fairy tale brother : GRIMM
14. Bleeper's target : OATH
15. See 32-Across : LANE
16. Asian currency : RUPEE
17. Psychic's furniture? : DIVININGROOMSET
20. Beast of burden : CAMEL
21. Gets a move on : SCOOTS
22. Something big in front of the sofa? : DIVANBLOCKER
26. Bowls : ARENAS
27. Laugh sound : HAR
28. Barrett formerly of Pink Floyd : SYD
31. Madrid mousers : GATOS
32. With 15-Across, a noted London theater : DRURY
34. Chiang ___-shek : KAI
35. Vamooses : GITS
36. Plus ___ (theme of this puzzle) : FOURS
37. Big name in sneakers : NIKE
38. Richmond-to-Virginia Beach dir. : ESE
39. Breakfast item : BAGEL
40. "Left ___ own devices ..." : TOHIS
41. Like a lobster : RED
42. Ingredient of black bottom pie : RUM
43. One way to sort a list : BYNAME
44. Savings of a German opera star? : DIVASKAPITAL
47. Disinclined : AVERSE
50. Auxiliaries : AIDES
51. Two features of a hurried golf game? : DIVOTSANDDASHES
56. The least bit : ATALL
57. Helen's mother : LEDA
58. 180° turns, slangily : UEYS
59. Virile : MANLY
60. Helen's land : TROY
61. See 47-Down : EDEN
1. Covering for a bald spot : SOD
2. ___ chi (martial art) : TAI
3. Off-road goer, for short : ATV
4. Mexican-Americans : CHICANOS
5. Shinnies : CLIMBS
6. Cartoonist's drawing : PANEL
7. White, informally : ANGLO
8. Sabbath msg. : SER
9. Freezer locale : GROCERY
10. Buzz : RUMOR
11. ___ facto : IPSO
12. Come across : MEET
13. 1986 World Series champs : METS
18. Grannies : NANAS
19. Herr Schindler and others : OSKARS
22. Blade : DAGGER
23. Poker phrase : IRAISE
24. Checked for accuracy : VETTED
25. One without manners : CHURL
28. Top of the Alps? : SKIHAT
29. Washington city : YAKIMA
30. Gas station choice : DIESEL
32. Believer's belief : DOGMA
33. Way in Québec : RUE
36. Some early 20th-century French artists : FAUVES
37. Matter of little importance : NONISSUE
39. Irascible : BRISTLY
40. Supercompetitive : TYPEA
43. Down time : BADDAY
44. Dryly amusing : DROLL
45. Having more reason : SANER
46. Friendly term of address : KIDDO
47. First resident of 61-Across : ADAM
48. Ars longa, ___ brevis : VITA
49. Hunter of fiction : EVAN
52. PC key : ALT
53. "If only ___ listened ..." : HED
54. View finder? : EYE
55. Fig. in identity theft : SSN

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