New York Times, Friday, May 12, 2000

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 108 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Engine part : STATOR
7. Gone bad : SPOILT
13. Highflier's need : AIRFARE
14. Raw : TARTARE
16. Caught : SNAGGED
17. Jazz combo component : ALTOSAX
18. Goldman, ___ : SACHS
19. Quarters in quads : DORMS
21. Neighbor of Minn. : ONT
22. "Girl" lead-in : ATTA
23. Leaf-turning times: Abbr. : SEPTS
24. Sacramento's ___ Arena : ARCO
25. One who's picky about his work? : IRONMINER
27. Senior : ELDER
28. It may be thrown from a horse : LARIAT
29. Fertile Crescent area : NEAREAST
31. Speaker : SQUAWKBOX
33. Increase many times : SEXTUPLE
36. Writers for old literary magazines : ODISTS
40. Assignment in une école : ESSAI
41. Don Juan : LADIESMAN
43. Get ___ (brown) : ATAN
44. Cut at a slant : BEVEL
45. Grey in literature : ZANE
46. Part of a German noble's name : VON
47. Early film exec : MAYER
48. Fictional name from Exmoor : LORNA
49. Natural (to) : ENDEMIC
51. Cut short : ABORTED
53. 1942 Abbott and Costello movie : RIORITA
54. Beams : TIMBERS
55. Start of a play? : ASSIST
56. Word of caution : STEADY
1. "The Man With the Golden Arm" star, 1955 : SINATRA
2. County fair sight : TRACTOR
3. Part of Alexander the Great's conquest, today : AFGHANISTAN
4. Makes it : TAGS
5. Objective for 25-Across : ORE
6. Flush : REDDEN
7. Popular movie series : STARTREK
8. Deftly takes : PALMS
9. Bits for Fido : ORTS
10. Yamaguchi's rival at Albertville : ITO
11. Dodger name of fame : LASORDA
12. Medium states : TRANCES
13. Lash out at : ASSAIL
15. Bleed, with "from" : EXTORT
20. Doily pattern : OPENWEAVE
23. Exercise unit : SITUP
24. The Greek : ALEXISZORBA
26. Ornamental evergreen shrub : MAQUI
27. Sap : ERODE
30. Cooking : ABOIL
32. Stray : ALLEYCAT
33. Miracle Mets pitcher, 1969 : SEAVER
34. Where the kroon is spent : ESTONIA
35. Tic-tac-toe plays : XSANDOS
37. Hurt : SMARTED
38. Coat factory supplier : TANNERY
39. Golfer Sam and others : SNEADS
42. Disinfests : DERATS
44. Teases : BAITS
47. Early third millennium date : MMII
48. Togo's capital : LOME
50. TV drama settings : ERS
52. It may be boring : BIT

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