New York Times, Thursday, April 15, 2004

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16, Words: 79, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 196 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Pinafore letters : HMS
4. Loony : BATS
8. ___ valve : INTAKE
14. Wine cask wood : OAK
15. Repeat after me? : ECHO
16. Intoxicated : STONED
17. Kids' "communication" toys : STRINGTELEPHONES
20. Is repentant : ATONES
21. "What a shame" : PITY
22. Chop (off) : LOP
23. Sierra ___ : LEONE
24. Makes an offer : BIDS
25. ___ on thick : LAYIT
27. "Citizen ___" : KANE
28. Nest eggs, briefly : IRAS
29. Like some women's dresses : PETITE
30. Film director Stanley : DONEN
32. Proceeds : REVENUE
33. N.Y.C. subway inits. : MTA
36. Configuration of six places in this puzzle's answer : ONEONONE
38. Family docs : GPS
39. Like most table salt : IODIZED
41. Scoop holders : CONES
43. Coercer : FORCER
44. Cottage site : LAKE
45. Big mouths : MAWS
49. Pop-ups, e.g. : FLIES
50. Slant : BIAS
51. Gift getter : DONEE
52. "Johnny ___" : REB
53. Was trilling : SANG
54. Oklahoma athlete : SOONER
55. Lovelorn group : LONELYHEARTSCLUB
58. Infatuated with : GONEON
59. Mine, to Monet : AMOI
60. Egg warmer : HEN
61. Come out : EMERGE
62. Odd look : LEER
63. "You bet!" : YES
1. Something brewing : HOTTEA
2. Strand : MAROON
3. Like some knees : SKINNED
4. Asks for alms : BEGS
5. Make a scene? : ACT
6. 1993 film that had Oscar's Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress : THEPIANO
7. Recovering patients consume them : SOLIDS
8. Early Cosby series : ISPY
9. Like one in a series : NTH
10. "You just missed her!" : TOOLATE
11. Pesky : ANNOYING
12. "Go, man, go!" : KEEPITUP
13. Some board members: Abbr. : EDS
17. ___ vaccine : SALK
18. Maiden name preceder : NEE
19. Sci-fi figures : ETS
24. Afghan or Tibetan : BREED
25. River barrier : LEVEE
26. Ball-bearing group : TEES
28. ___ self : INNER
29. Pasta choice : PENNE
31. Slimes : OOZES
32. Cons : ROOKS
33. Tick off : MIFF
34. Machine shop area : TOOLROOM
35. Poet Rich who wrote "Diving Into the Wreck" : ADRIENNE
37. March Madness feature : NCAAGAME
40. Alcoholic product popularized in the 90's : ICEBEER
42. Kissy-faced : SMOOCHY
44. Like regal succession : LINEAL
46. American Shakers founder : ANNLEE
47. Tiny tots : WEEUNS
48. Dweller along the Morava River : SERB
50. "Poppycock!" : BAH
51. Affairs : DOS
53. New Year's Eve word : SYNE
54. Arouse : STIR
55. Big: Abbr. : LGE
56. Keep a record of : LOG
57. Spawn : ROE

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