New York Times, Friday, March 1, 2002

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 27 Missing: {BPQXZ} This is puzzle # 151 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Cook (up) : RUSTLE
7. Mt. Rainier's group : CASCADES
15. Off course : ASTRAY
16. Opening number : AREACODE
17. Mock : DERIDE
18. Behave like jackals : SCAVENGE
19. Guiding stars, to use a metaphor : IDEALS
20. "Must be something ___" : IATE
21. Part of an early president's signature : JAS
22. Play assisters : STAGEHANDS
24. Assault and batter : HURT
25. Animal's natural habitat : HOMERANGE
26. Sharp-clawed critter : KOALA
27. Affairs : DOS
28. Sawbuck : TENNER
29. Liking : SWEETON
34. Makes contacts : LIAISES
35. Fat : TALLOW
36. Game room? : GYM
37. Quick : AGILE
38. Last place? : SHOESTORE
44. Cheese variety : FETA
45. Skinny comic : STANLAUREL
46. Night "Dallas" was on: Abbr. : FRI
47. Leaves : GOES
48. Clothes line? : INSEAM
49. Clicker : CASTANET
51. ___ Pie : ESKIMO
52. "Way to go!" : ATTAGIRL
53. Sowing machine : SEEDER
54. "Don't worry about a thing" : RESTEASY
55. Rant : TIRADE
1. Salad slice : RADISH
2. Did, once : USEDTO
3. Fishing spot : STREAM
4. Some Red Cross work : TRIAGE
5. Punch deliverer? : LADLER
6. Compact material : EYESHADOW
7. Doorframes : CASINGS
8. Game room : ARCADE
9. Has capacity for : SEATS
10. Natural hideout : CAVE
11. Leading club? : ACE
12. Lady-killers : DONJUANS
13. Masters of poetry : EDGARLEE
14. Be woozy in the ring : SEESTARS
23. Soon : ANON
24. ___ soit qui mal y pense (old motto) : HONI
26. Mauna ___ : KEA
28. Most opportune : TIMELIEST
29. General transport? : STAFFCAR
30. Matter of union bargaining : WAGERATE
31. Hoi polloi scorners : ELITISTS
32. ___ Peterson, Judy Holliday's role in "Bells Are Ringing" : ELLA
33. Wing-tip tip : TOE
34. Rhône's capital : LYON
36. Horrible : GHASTLY
38. They come in droves : STEERS
39. Japanese-American : SANSEI
40. Elephant or walrus : TUSKER
41. Food brand named after two states : OREIDA
42. Didn't just criticize : REAMED
43. Author Leonard : ELMORE
45. The merry widow in MGM's "The Merry Widow" : SONIA
47. Plum variety, for short : GAGE
50. Do lacework : TAT

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