New York Times, Thursday, August 25, 2005

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 221 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Test sites : LABS
5. D.H.'s pride : RBIS
9. Without stinting : AMPLY
14. Paradise lost : EDEN
15. "Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
16. Frequent ticket office sight : QUEUE
17. Highflying industry : AEROSPACE
19. ___ manual : USERS
20. Goal for a 112-pounder : FLYWEIGHTTITLE
22. Lover of Endymion, in myth : SELENE
23. Klutz : OAF
24. "___ chic" : TRES
27. Like the Mau Maus : KENYAN
32. "Ugh!" : ICK
35. Top dog : NUMEROUNO
37. Aces over eights, in poker, as illustrated by 17- & 20-Across and 54- & 60-Across : THEDEADMANSHAND
41. Carpenter's curve cutter : COPINGSAW
42. Born as : NEE
43. Like 90, compared to 85 : HOTTER
44. San Juan de la ___ : CRUZ
47. Stephen of "Interview With the Vampire," 1994 : REA
49. Exotic vacation : SAFARI
54. 25th anniversary gift : SILVERBRACELET
59. Presley's "Don't," not "I Beg of You" : SIDEA
60. Intensifies : HEIGHTENS
61. Go-between : AGENT
62. Indication of serious intent : ANTE
63. Jam : CRAM
64. Terrible twos, e.g. : PHASE
65. Souvenir shop stock : TEES
66. Financial predicament : HOLE
1. Flips (through) : LEAFS
2. Jane Eyre's charge : ADELE
3. Emerald or aquamarine : BERYL
4. Senator from Maine : SNOWE
5. Kind of wit : RAPIER
6. Engage in fanfaronade : BRAG
7. Mark of a ruler : INCH
8. Take care of : SEETO
9. Water beds : AQUIFERS
10. Have to : MUST
11. Burn rubber, with "out" : PEEL
12. Hook : LURE
13. Ouija board answer : YES
18. On its way : SENT
21. Spoken for : TAKEN
25. Some sausage slices : ENDS
26. Poison plant : SUMAC
28. Dance-drama with measured chants : NOH
29. 10 jiao : YUAN
30. Rice who wrote "Vittorio the Vampire" : ANNE
31. Meeting point : NODE
32. Hankering : ITCH
33. Half a train? : CHOO
34. Had in stock : KEPT
36. Bryn ___ : MAWR
38. Morse bit : DIT
39. Weaken : ENERVATE
40. Come to terms : AGREE
45. Lexicographers' researches : USAGES
46. Director/actor Braff of "Garden State" : ZACH
48. Nirvana attainer : ARHAT
50. Sell for : FETCH
51. Olds model : ALERO
52. Kidney-related : RENAL
53. "Don't you recognize this voice?!" : ITSME
54. One may be heaved : SIGH
55. Just think of it : IDEA
56. Contact, say : LENS
57. Old Roman well : BENE
58. Benefit of clergy? : RITE
59. Easy mark : SAP

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