New York Times, Friday, May 7, 2004

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 197 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Hold on (to) : ADHERE
7. On a par with : ASGOODAS
15. Expensive wheels : BEEMER
16. Right on : SQUARELY
17. Bewitch : ENAMOR
18. Stop suddenly : QUITCOLD
19. Bumper cars and such : RIDES
20. Put down : QUASH
21. Put on : DON
22. Chapter 11 issue : DEBT
23. Albéniz’s “Iberia,” e.g. : SUITE
24. Game-ending word : MATE
25. E-mail suffix : EDU
26. Stock yards : STIES
27. Rocking toy, to a kid : HORSY
28. Old comics girl : ETTAKETT
30. Male delivery? : SON
31. Be indifferent about : NOTGIVEAHOOTFOR
36. Suffix with duct : ILE
37. Deep blue : SAPPHIRE
38. Volunteer’s phrase : IWILL
41. Level connections : RAMPS
42. “Illmatic” rapper : NAS
43. “Caro ___” (“Rigoletto” aria) : NOME
44. “Mmm, mmm, good!” : YUMMY
45. Shower : PELT
46. Follow : DOG
47. Steinbeck characters : HOBOS
48. Vacation concern : HOTEL
49. Lyric sung three times in a row in the Beatles’ “Michelle” : ILOVEYOU
51. Beyond standard : DELUXE
52. Giving : GENEROUS
53. Rings : ARENAS
54. All it takes to convince you, in some ads : ONETASTE
55. Connection providers : MODEMS
1. South Dakota city : ABERDEEN
2. Kept from : DENIEDTO
3. Ram : HEADBUTT
4. Irish revolutionary Robert : EMMET
5. 1930’s Royales : REOS
6. Go wrong : ERR
7. Unobtrusive : ASQUIETASAMOUSE
8. Weightlifting exercises : SQUATS
9. Pretense : GUISE
10. Promising words : OATH
11. Fictional ogre : ORC
12. Himalayan cedar : DEODAR
13. Gives out : ALLOTS
14. Gateway to Australia : SYDNEY
20. Rather : QUITE
23. Wozniak who co-founded Apple Computer : STEVE
24. Billing cycle : MONTH
26. Forte : SKILL
27. Gym game : HOOPS
29. Gazellelike : AGILE
30. Mawkish : SOPPY
32. Beer brand : HAMMS
33. Tweak : FINETUNE
34. Dentist’s procedure : ORALEXAM
35. Fidgety : RESTLESS
38. Deep blue : INDIGO
39. Like a beret, usually : WOOLEN
40. “Later!” : IMGONE
41. Waste : RUBOUT
44. They may give you many happy returns : YOYOS
45. Punted : POLED
47. Vindictive goddess : HERA
48. Paladin : HERO
50. Thoroughly investigate : VET
51. It’s water resistant : DAM

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