New York Times, Friday, April 10, 2009

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {KQVX} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 251 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Laugh-a-minute : COMICAL
8. So-so poker holding : TWOPAIR
15. In an unoriginal way : APISHLY
16. Circus performer, e.g. : ARTISTE
17. Kind of strength : TENSILE
18. Toy trains : LIONELS
19. Swallow : ENGULF
20. Food label for the health-conscious : LESSSALT
21. Electric device with terminals : ELEMENT
23. News on the bus. page : IPO
26. Ingredient in many toothpastes : MINT
27. Spit for a kebab : SHISH
32. Be doomed : NOTSTANDACHANCE
36. Obtain service from : GETMILEAGEOUTOF
37. Felt bitter anguish : ATEONESHEARTOUT
38. Maestro Koussevitzky : SERGE
39. Grows pale : WANS
40. Twisted : WRY
41. Court figures : CENTERS
44. Like rivals, often : COMPARED
49. Not much, with "a" : FATLOT
53. Tourist guide : AREAMAP
54. Vitamin C source : LIMEADE
55. Make like new, as a bathtub : REGLAZE
56. Nicely tan : BRONZED
57. Kitchen device first patented in 1921 : TOASTER
58. Court figures : JESTERS
1. Wife in "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" : CATE
2. Ready to do business : OPEN
3. Chinese dynasty during which trade with Portugal began : MING
4. Give out : ISSUE
5. Flu symptom : CHILL
6. Like the pop group the Pussycat Dolls : ALLFEMALE
7. Burning substance : LYE
8. Representative of Hollywood : TALENTAGENT
9. Where to wear an armilla : WRIST
10. Platte River tribe : OTOS
11. Immobilizes : PINS
12. Where gobs go : ASEA
13. "One day ___ all make sense" : ITLL
14. Doctor's prescription : REST
20. Be of assistance : LENDAHAND
22. Popular computer logic/guessing game : MINESWEEPER
23. "Young Frankenstein" woman and others : INGAS
24. French versifier : POETE
25. Burrow : rabbit :: holt : ___ : OTTER
27. Subject of "Toots" by Bob Considine, 1969 : SHOR
28. High in the French Alps : HAUT
29. Following obediently : INTOW
30. Scrub : SCOUR
31. Substantial : HEFTY
33. Gray blanket : SMOG
34. Pitchfork part : TINE
35. Occasion to drop one's arms : CEASEFIRE
41. Slinkys or Magic 8 Balls, once : CRAZE
42. ___ gin fizz : RAMOS
43. Surgical tube : STENT
44. Trolley : CART
45. Round sandwich : OREO
46. Prefix with dose : MEGA
47. Buds : PALS
48. Part of a Latin 101 conjugation : AMAT
50. Not do one darn thing : LAZE
51. ___-Neisse Line : ODER
52. Dries, as hay : TEDS
54. ___ Ranch (former Western White House) : LBJ

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