New York Times, Friday, May 27, 2005

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJKQXZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 216 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Brontosaurlike : MASSIVE
8. Like Joan Miró : CATALAN
15. All ears : ATTUNED
16. Home of Sequoyah Caverns : ALABAMA
17. Like a Gothic arch : POINTED
18. Gold mining washers : SLUICES
19. More full of life : SPRYER
20. Like the losing straw : SHORTEST
21. ___ Nova : ARS
22. Reminiscent of an alien landscape : EERIE
23. Some wedding guests : AUNTS
26. Cut : SAWN
27. Nuclear agcy. until 1975 : AEC
30. "A winner ? almost" : CLOSEBUTNOCIGAR
34. Discuss by phone : TELECOMMUNICATE
35. Familiar : ONINTIMATETERMS
36. Conductor's assignment: Abbr. : RTE
37. Do-overs : LETS
38. Notre Dame has several of these : APSES
39. Pass over : SPARE
41. Elhi org. : PTA
42. Court total : REBOUNDS
45. Four-time N.H.L. champions in the 1980's : OILERS
49. Body of water on 60° East longitude : ARALSEA
50. Split locale : CROATIA
51. Natural : UNSTAGY
52. It has many layers : HENCOOP
53. Gambling debts : LOSINGS
54. Nods : ASSENTS
1. Tourist guides : MAPS
2. Over : ATOP
3. Disturb : STIR
4. Kuomintang party founder : SUNYATSEN
5. Meet : INTERSECT
6. Tacks, in a sense : VEERS
7. Teacher's advanced deg. : EDD
8. Thai cuisine staple : CASHEWNUTS
9. "It's a package deal" : ALLORNONE
10. Bull: Prefix : TAURI
11. Snack, after "have" : ABITE
12. Tie up : LACE
13. NASA's ___ Research Center : AMES
14. Harper's Weekly cartoonist : NAST
20. Some fellow travelers : SEATMATES
23. Trouper : ACTOR
24. Suffix with fraud : ULENT
25. "It's really true!" : NOLIE
26. Hot time : SUMMERDAYS
27. They sustain many cultures : AGARS
28. Wonderland cake message : EATME
29. Salad green : CRESS
31. Lesson #1 in cooking : BOILANEGG
32. Tickets : CITATIONS
33. Skating venue : ICEPALACE
39. Longtime Chicago Symphony conductor : SOLTI
40. South Korea's main port : PUSAN
41. Miniature sweaters? : PORES
42. Brother of Fidel : RAUL
43. "Ruralia Hungarica" composer Dohnányi : ERNO
44. Low pitch : BASS
46. Thames town : ETON
47. Wild time : RIOT
48. Nincompoops : SAPS
50. Dance bit : CHA

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