New York Times, Friday, May 4, 2007

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 244 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. You can always identify a Republican by one : CAPITALR
9. Buck : OPPOSE
15. Beneficiary, of sorts : PROMISEE
16. Dodger who threw the pitch Bobby Thomson hit for the "shot heard 'round the world" : BRANCA
17. Essays : ATTEMPTS
18. Zips : OOMPHS
19. Chow order? : SIT
20. Many Middle Easterners : SEMITES
22. "Mârouf" baritone : ALI
23. His, to Henri : SES
25. Makeovers : REDOS
26. Tommy gun? : STEN
27. Enterprise counselor : TROI
29. Roulette or vingt-et-un : JEU
30. It may be needed after an entrance : MERGE
31. Ones not getting their deserved acclaim : UNSUNGHEROES
34. Ancient : ASOLDASTHEHILLS
37. Treated fairly : DIDJUSTICETO
38. "___ a Man" (Calder Willingham novel and play) : ENDAS
39. ___ Salvador : SAO
40. Seine feeder : AUBE
43. Neighbor of Pol. : LITH
44. Grounds for a medal : VALOR
46. But, to Brutus : SED
47. Bit of pollution : ASH
48. Summer Olympics participant : KAYAKER
50. Main : SEA
52. With 36-Down, "Very strange ..." : ITISAN
54. Maturity : RIPENESS
56. Mean : DENOTE
57. Creepy feeling : EERINESS
58. Grain fungi : ERGOTS
59. In harmony : ASONEMAN
1. Ones doing a balancing job? : CPAS
2. Oil worker : ARTIST
3. Worker with a wheel : POTTER
4. The Beatles' "___ Mine" : IME
5. Curry and Rice : TIMS
6. According to : ASPER
7. Remark introducer : LETMEJUSTSAY
8. Where no one has any business going? : RESIDENTIALAREA
9. Cousins of bassoons : OBOES
10. Some arguments : PROS
11. Nonstick spray : PAM
12. Like the Coast Guard : ONPATROL
13. August Wilhelm von ___, leader of German Romanticism : SCHLEGEL
14. Indifference : EASINESS
21. Ones who can handle adversity : TOUGHCOOKIES
24. Hip-hop's Sister ___ : SOULJAH
26. Grave : SERIOUS
28. Pakistan's chief river : INDUS
30. Boulez's New York Philharmonic successor : MEHTA
32. Swedish flier : SAS
33. Laugh sound : HEE
34. City of 1.1 million named for the wife of King William IV : ADELAIDE
35. Ominous : SINISTER
36. See 52-Across : ODDTHING
41. Suit, old-style : BESEEM
42. Early center of Christianity in Mesopotamia : EDESSA
44. Directional devices : VANES
45. Magazine proof : REPRO
48. Nicky of "Boston Public" : KATT
49. Pull (in) : REIN
51. P.T.A. part: Abbr. : ASSN
53. ___ Canals : SOO
55. Bristol-to-Leeds dir. : NNE

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