New York Times, Friday, February 8, 2008

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ways to get inside hip joints? : MRIS
5. Results of compliments : EGOBOOSTS
14. Is not misused? : AINT
15. Invention convention : PATENTLAW
16. Bad mark : DPLUS
18. Opening on an environmentalist's agenda? : OZONEHOLE
19. Wrangler rival : LEE
20. Pay stub data : TAXES
22. Person after a lifestyle change, self-descriptively : NEWME
23. How a goose acts : INANELY
25. Charge : FIREUP
26. Lug : BIGAPE
27. Modern vent outlet? : BLOG
29. You may pass on these: Abbr. : RDS
30. Underachievers are not up to it : SNUFF
31. Old hippie hangout, with "the" : HAIGHT
33. "Start doing your job!" : GETONTHESTICK
37. Restaurants are full of them : AROMAS
38. Singer Lennon and others : SEANS
40. ___ shop : PRO
43. Where a tongue can be found : DELI
44. "No more!" : STOPIT
45. Rolls over, in a way : RENEWS
47. Probably will, circumstances permitting : PLANSTO
48. Fragrant resin : ELEMI
49. Cornerback Sanders : DEION
51. Torch-lighting skater at the 1998 Winter Olympics : ITO
52. Africa's westernmost point : CAPEVERDE
54. Woozy : DAZED
56. Like some salesmen and preachers : ITINERANT
57. Ryan of "Boston Public" : JERI
58. Brushes off : SENDSAWAY
59. Club: Abbr. : ASSN
1. Laugh-producing game popular since 1958 : MADLIBS
2. What ethylene may be used for : RIPENING
3. Conspiring : INLEAGUE
4. Longtime Lakers commentator Lantz : STU
5. Kind of resin : EPOXY
6. See stars? : GAZE
7. Natives of Noble County, Okla. : OTOS
8. Big ___ : BEN
9. Short-term relationship : ONENIGHTSTAND
10. Alternate : OTHER
11. Less apt to learn : SLOWER
12. Much-studied religious writings : TALMUD
13. May TV event : SWEEPS
17. Ultra-obedient companions : STEPFORDWIVES
21. Mugful, maybe : ALE
24. Measure that resulted in multilingual labeling on goods : NAFTA
25. They're hard to see through : FOGS
27. Sect governed by the Universal House of Justice : BAHAI
28. Storyteller's pack : LIES
31. Web code : HTML
32. Attach : TIEON
34. They're not positive : NOES
35. Turns over : CAPSIZES
36. Jersey workers : KNITTERS
39. Pinch-hit : STOODIN
40. Abstract : PRECIS
41. Have a connection : RELATE
42. Spare part? : ONEPIN
44. Pitch preceder : SLO
46. Correct : EMEND
47. It brings many people to church : PIETY
49. Duel action? : DRAW
50. "The Facts of Life" housemother ___ Garrett : EDNA
53. Silent ___ : ERA
55. 1977 double-platinum album with the hits "Peg" and "Deacon Blues" : AJA

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