New York Times, Saturday, July 12, 2003

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 21 Missing: {QY} Spans: 6, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 178 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. ___ Attucks, early American patriot : CRISPUS
8. Left quickly : MADEOFF
15. Lightweight antitank gun : RECOILLESSRIFLE
17. Browning piece? : ELECTRICTOASTER
18. Sue Grafton's "___ for Alibi" : AIS
19. Aesthete's delight : HIGHART
20. Self starter? : HER
21. French noodle? : TETE
23. Job : CHORE
24. Red Rose : PETE
25. Spaces for races : OVALS
27. Your: Fr. : TES
28. Hard-pressed : BESET
29. Sold : RETAILED
31. Citizens of Naberezhnye Chelny, e.g. : TATARS
32. Secret : INNER
33. Large bowl for holding drink : JORUM
34. Like a certain unpopular political stand : PROTAX
36. Trysting site : LOVENEST
39. Photographer Cartier-Bresson : HENRI
40. "Do ___ Diddy Diddy" (1964 hit) : WAH
41. They're thrown in track and field : DISCI
42. Chichén ___ (Mayan city) : ITZA
43. Jones who sang "Come Away With Me," 2002 : NORAH
45. Tiny part : ATOM
46. Stretch or stretch out : LIE
47. Fine meals : FARINAS
49. Hold up : ROB
50. Plainly : INBLACKANDWHITE
53. One taking the plunge : PARACHUTEJUMPER
54. Certain table surface : SLABTOP
55. Isn't quite ready to blow : SIMMERS
1. Almighty : CREATOR
2. Take over for : RELIEVE
3. 1963 submarine thriller by Alistair MacLean made into a 1968 film : ICESTATIONZEBRA
4. S.P.C.A. part: Abbr. : SOC
5. Heart or soul : PITH
6. First saint canonized by a pope : ULRIC
7. Less important : SLIGHTER
8. Antares and Betelgeuse, e.g. : MSTARS
9. "That's ___ subject" : ASORE
10. "Doggone it!" : DRAT
11. Autobahn hazard : EIS
12. Similar : OFTHESAMESTRIPE
13. More swift : FLEETER
14. Animals with "masks" around their eyes : FERRETS
16. Me-tooed, in a way : ECHOED
22. Hyundai model : ELANTRA
24. Porky's love : PETUNIA
26. Exodus locale : SINAI
28. Open for all to see : BARED
30. Roman law : LEX
31. "Mazel ___!" : TOV
33. Astronomer Kepler : JOHANNES
34. Big TV maker : PHILIPS
35. Related to the back of the eye : RETINAL
36. Dogie bagger : LARIAT
37. Two-wheeler : SCOOTER
38. Rafters : TIMBERS
40. Produce : WORKUP
43. Kind of chip : NACHO
44. Pilgrim to Mecca: Var. : HADJI
47. That's the truth : FACT
48. Used strokes : SWUM
51. Big pooch : LAB
52. "Wait, it'll come to me ..." : HMM

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