New York Times, Friday, March 24, 2006

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 231 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. World's longest wooden roller coaster, with "The" : BEAST
6. Needle problem : SKIP
10. W.W. I air ace, e.g. : MACHINEGUNNER
14. "It's just between us" : OURLITTLESECRET
16. Gymwear : SNEAKS
17. Lackawanna's lake : ERIE
18. It opens in Sept. : SCH
19. Dentist's request : RINSE
20. One may be under development : ACRE
21. Great Trek trekker : BOER
22. Secures : ICES
23. Like some craft show displays : ARTY
24. Spirit that's willing? : GENIE
25. #1 on Air Force One : CIC
26. Result of a quick revolution : WHIR
27. Sunder : CLEAVE
28. Place for I, O or U : PERIODICTABLE
31. Without aforethought : RASHLY
32. Cut-up : CARD
33. Popular New York City daily : HOY
35. "The sun," in 33-Across : ELSOL
36. Jours ___ (carnival days): Fr. : GRAS
37. Fictional Jane : EYRE
38. Cousin of a spoonbill : IBIS
39. ___ Trammell, 1984 World Series M.V.P. : ALAN
40. Heroine of Menotti's opera "The Consul" : MAGDA
41. "Just the opposite!" : NOT
42. Response to a brother? : AMEN
43. Dog with a bone, maybe : BURIER
44. Needles follow one : KNITTINGPATTERN
47. Fashionable wear : DESIGNERJEANS
48. Lead-in to date or trap : SETA
49. Looie's saluter : SARGE
1. Just what is needed : BARENECESSITIES
2. Mercedes-Benz sedan : ECLASS
3. Take ___ (scram) : AHIKE
4. Parks in a pew : SITS
5. Shell contents : TNT
6. Girl, in song, "way down yonder in the paw-paw patch" : SUSIE
7. Support for a proposal : KNEE
8. Business mag : INC
9. Cleanliness, e.g. : PERSONALHYGIENE
10. Library supporter, maybe : MUNICIPALBOND
11. Kitchen fixture : ELECTRICRANGE
12. Leader of the Pacemakers in 60's pop : GERRY
13. Get commands : RECEIVEORDERS
14. "Hamlet" courtier : OSRIC
15. U.S. ___, known in New Hampshire as the Daniel Webster Highway : THREE
20. Infecund : ARID
21. "Neighbours" airer, with "the" : BEEB
23. Shout before throwing a rope : AHOY
24. Pleased : GLAD
26. Heir lines? : WILL
27. Shopping sites: Abbr. : CTRS
29. P's : RHOS
30. Corleone portrayer : CAAN
31. Freshen, as a stamp pad : REINK
34. Thirst : YEARN
36. Mercury 6 occupant : GLENN
37. Wildlife ID : EARTAG
39. Commodore computer : AMIGA
40. Less apt to speak : MUTER
42. Slaving away : ATIT
43. Tijuana locale : BAJA
45. Literary monogram : TSE
46. 7, on a phone : PRS

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