New York Times, Friday, June 7, 2002

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 26 Missing: {VX} Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 157 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Alpha or Beta, e.g. : CHAPTER
8. Cry said upon a sudden realization : OMIGOSH
15. Critical link : HOTLINE
16. "Way to go!" : NICEONE
17. Toward the center : INWARDS
18. Order at the bar : ANOTHER
19. Quick as can be : SOONEST
20. Like coins in a pocket, maybe : JINGLED
21. Guessed wrong : ERRED
22. Ones taking a sultan's orders : AGAS
24. Level : RAZE
25. Avoiding the risk that : LEST
26. Its state tree is the Douglas fir: Abbr. : OREG
27. Less colorful : PALER
28. Lets go : SETSFREE
30. Old Russian noblemen : BOYARS
31. Just for kicks : ONAWHIM
33. Old TV series set near Calverton : LASSIE
37. Its face is hidden : HOLECARD
42. Come to : EQUAL
43. Tom Collins ingredient : LIME
44. Allied invasion site in W.W. II : ORAN
45. Ready for surgery, in a way : NUMB
46. Petite, e.g. : SIZE
47. One in 1,000? : COMMA
48. Danced in duple time : SAMBAED
50. Bordelaise ingredient : SHALLOT
52. Beat decisively : CREAMED
53. Mud-loving and fat : PORCINE
54. When the show must go on : AIRTIME
55. Flues, e.g. : UPTAKES
56. Be attentive : PAYHEED
57. Working best, as a trick : NEATEST
1. Cheats : CHISELS
2. Award winner : HONOREE
3. If all else fails : ATWORST
4. Revolvers : PLANETS
5. Out of gas : TIRED
6. Comes to a halt : ENDS
7. Stop on the way : RESTAREA
8. Bingeing : ONAJAG
9. Small group? : MINIS
10. Image : ICON
11. Age, in a way : GETGRAY
12. "That's gorgeous!" : OOHLALA
13. Blessed one : SNEEZER
14. Little Bo-peep and others : HERDERS
23. "Imagine that!" : GEEWHIZ
26. Alençon's department : ORNE
27. Apple or quince : POME
29. Patsy : FOIL
30. Caustic comments : BILE
32. Simple and unpretentious : HOMESPUN
33. Shot blocker : LENSCAP
34. Tanks for watching? : AQUARIA
35. Estival : SUMMERY
36. Fourth Commandment subject : SABBATH
38. Daddy-o : COOLCAT
39. Brachial : ARMLIKE
40. "Rocket to Russia" group, with "the" : RAMONES
41. Identifier of the real you : DNATEST
43. Heavy-___ (sleepy) : LIDDED
46. Terse summons : SEEME
47. Map of Spain? : CARTA
49. Brest friend : AMIE
51. Desire : HOPE

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