New York Times, Friday, February 28, 2003

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 172 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Drifter? : SNOW
5. Answering device? : OUIJABOARD
15. ___ winds (herald of warm and muggy weather) : KONA
16. Love poem of 1849 : ANNABELLEE
17. Start of something small? : ITTY
18. Guns N' Roses music : HEAVYMETAL
19. "No ___!" : PROB
20. Foolish : UNWISE
21. Motor add-on : OLA
22. Relative of the custard apple : PAPAW
24. Place-to-sign indicators : DOTS
25. French president before De Gaulle : COTY
26. "All My Children" vixen : ERICA
27. Controversial agcy. since 1862 : IRS
28. It may be seen by a bank : CANOE
29. Swab : DECKHAND
31. Don't believe it : CANARD
32. Anna May of "Shanghai Express" : WONG
33. Pigeonhole : SORT
34. Outcome : UPSHOT
37. Do a charade : ACTITOUT
41. They're just below heads : NAPES
42. War stat. : MIA
43. Transported : BORNE
44. Be metrical : SCAN
45. Whoop : YELL
46. Grudge : SPITE
47. Walt Frazier, for the Knicks : TEN
48. Prime-time time : NINEPM
50. Threaded fastener : TNUT
51. Where Merlin is imprisoned in "Idylls of the King" : OLDOAKTREE
53. Give an edge : HONE
54. Phone line : PLEASEHOLD
55. Hot server : ACER
56. Extraordinary perception : SIXTHSENSE
57. Stone's throw : TOSS
1. Vamoosed : SKIPPED
2. Medium, maybe : NOTRARE
3. Germane : ONTOPIC
4. In the past : WAYBACKWHEN
5. Island known as "The Gathering Place" : OAHU
6. Ceaseless : UNENDING
7. Briefly : INAWORD
8. New York's ___ Center : JAVITS
9. Tartarus, in Greek myth : ABYSS
10. "Let It ___ " (Everly Brothers hit) : BEME
11. Encouraging word : OLE
12. Penn State campus site : ALTOONA
13. One with lots to sell : REALTOR
14. Flight board message : DELAYED
23. Cries at a Wild West show : WAHOOS
25. "Got me beat" : CANTTOPTHAT
28. 38-Down area natives : CARIBS
30. Social worker : ANT
31. Bunk : COT
33. Surgical tray array : SCALPELS
34. Opens, as a bottle : UNSTOPS
35. Eugenio ___ (Pope Pius XII) : PACELLI
36. Gym wear : SPANDEX
37. Banking aid? : AILERON
38. River to the Atlantic : ORINOCO
39. Makes a string flat, maybe : UNTUNES
40. Wobbles : TEETERS
42. Crème flavorer : MENTHE
45. "Holy cow!" : YIKES
48. "The Bronx? No thonx" writer : NASH
49. Ancient dweller in modern Azerbaijan : MEDE
52. Kind of bran : OAT

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