New York Times, Friday, August 27, 2004

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 202 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Bar stools, e.g. : PERCHES
8. Like show horses : STABLED
15. For fun : ONALARK
16. Early art supplier : CRAYOLA
17. Basketball Hall-of-Famer Dick, who played for the 1950's Knicks : MCGUIRE
18. Former British royal house : HANOVER
19. Prominent schnauzer feature : EYEBROW
20. Chap : OLDBEAN
21. Quarter of M : CCL
22. Wet bar? : SOAP
23. Cartoon character whose first name is Quincy : MAGOO
26. The pit : HELL
27. Refreshers : NAPS
31. Hungry person's hyperbole : ICOULDEATAHORSE
34. Order of business? : CORPORATELADDER
35. Communication ender : ROGEROVERANDOUT
36. Cheers : OLES
37. Do : PERM
38. Tightens, as a belt : GIRDS
39. Ones yelling 36-Across : FANS
40. "Dude," in Kingston : MON
41. Marigolds, e.g. : ANNUALS
45. Mars Bars, e.g. : NOUGATS
49. Tim'rous one, to Burns : BEASTIE
50. Where to spend kroons : ESTONIA
51. Setting for Longfellow's "The Wreck of the Hesperus" : CAPEANN
52. Ill-used : SHAFTED
53. Celeb-to-be : STARLET
54. Light, with "to" : SETFIRE
1. Apple, to a botanist : POME
2. Suffix with consist : ENCY
3. It may make your face red : RAGE
4. Two-door closed cars with back seats : CLUBCOUPES
5. Ash, e.g. : HAIRCOLOR
6. Morris who directed "Fog of War" : ERROL
7. Bias : SKEW
8. One quarter, maybe : SCHOOLTERM
9. Skipper's run : TRALALALA
10. Supermarket chain : AANDP
11. P.S. on an invitation : BYOB
12. Serenader's sentiment : LOVE
13. Zeno's home : ELEA
14. Sew up : DARN
22. Ushers : SEATERS
23. It has little meaning : MICRO
24. Get ___ reception : ACOOL
25. Pig out : GORGE
26. Miraculous : HEAVENSENT
27. Dozing : NODDINGOFF
28. Eagerness : ARDOR
29. False front? : PSEUD
30. Some Rockefeller Center murals : SERTS
32. Write quickly : DROPALINE
33. Haunt : HANGOUTAT
39. Calamitous : FATAL
40. ___ Sharett, Israel's first foreign minister, 1949-56 : MOSHE
41. Kid's recitation : ABCS
42. How Scotch may be served : NEAT
43. Wine area : NAPA
44. One with ulterior motives : USER
45. Promontory : NESS
46. Con : ANTI
47. Bank : TIER
48. "The Sweetest Taboo" singer, 1985 : SADE

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