New York Times, Friday, June 9, 2006

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 234 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. "Not to worry" : THATSOK
8. Plays pat-a-cake : CLAPS
13. Sinking of 1898 : THEMAINE
14. Become employed : HIREON
16. Back and forth : REPARTEE
17. Ships at sea : ARMADA
18. ___ Powers (negotiators between the U.S. and Mexico, 1914) : ABC
19. Sine ___ (timeless): Lat. : TEMPORE
21. Opposite of brazen : COY
22. Word said with a handshake : DEAL
24. Order with a glass of milk : DONUT
25. Women, slangily : FEMS
26. Blues guitarist Sleepy John ___ : ESTES
28. Jockey Turcotte : RON
29. Too much excitement : MANIA
30. 1966 musical about a taxi dancer : SWEETCHARITY
33. Makes things more interesting : RAISESTHESTAKES
36. Fuddy-duddy : OLDFASHIONED
37. Complain : BLEAT
38. Foot soldiers: Abbr. : INF
39. Member of the Eastern establishment? : RAJAH
43. All in : BEAT
44. Not just butterflies : ANGST
46. Kind of candle : YULE
47. Allen wrench shape : ELL
48. Continuing annoyance : BUGBEAR
50. Familia relative : TIA
51. Undone : RUINED
53. Attacker of colonies : ANTEATER
55. "Most certainly, señor!" : SISISI
56. Honor society rejectee : CSTUDENT
57. Playground retort : AMTOO
58. Objects of punches : KEYPADS
1. Where Jocasta was queen : THEBES
2. Swinger, once : HEPCAT
3. Org. founded by Dr. Nathan Smith Davis : AMA
4. Dress (up) : TART
5. In place : SITED
6. "And while I'm on the subject ..." : ONEMORETHING
7. Reveal all : KEEPNOTHINGBACK
8. Mariner's aid : CHART
9. Bygone coins : LIRE
10. Spot for a shot : ARM
11. Dove : PEACENIK
12. Lot, e.g. : SODOMITE
13. Buy and sell : TRADE
15. Refuses : NAYSAYS
20. Any intelligence at all : OUNCEOFSENSE
23. Healthful food claim : LESSFAT
25. Electromagnetism pioneer : FARADAY
27. Worry beads? : SWEAT
29. Agrippina, to Nero : MATER
31. Tee neighbor : ESS
32. Buying channel on TV : HSN
33. Ones clearing out? : ROBBERS
34. Word of praise : ALLELUIA
35. High-mindedness : IDEALISM
40. Poked (out) : JUTTED
41. Saucer contents : ALIENS
42. Pluck : HEART
44. Kind of feed : AUDIO
45. Cheap : TATTY
48. Kiss: Sp. : BESO
49. Go for more duty : REUP
52. Insect egg : NIT
54. 1969 Nabokov novel : ADA

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