New York Times, Friday, September 6, 2002

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 4 Grid has super symmetry This is puzzle # 163 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Port vessel : CARAFE
7. Dirt farmer : TILLER
13. Puzzle : PARADOX
14. Handling capably : ONTOPOF
16. Got in on the deal : ANTEDUP
17. Long established : OLDTIME
18. Fingers, for short : IDS
19. Swung tools : SLEDGES
21. ___ soda : SAL
22. Musical kingdom : SIAM
24. Run : SCOOT
25. "Cease and desist" : DONT
26. Wing it : ADLIB
28. Word repeated in a basketball chant : TWO
29. "Married lady" in a "Funny Girl" song : SADIE
30. Ones providing rent control? : NEEDLEANDTHREAD
33. Cuts and runs : TURNSTAIL
34. Site of April 1865 Civil War action : APPOMATTOXRIVER
40. "My Fair Lady" composer : LOEWE
41. "Fairies' midwife" in "Romeo and Juliet" : MAB
42. Government issue : TNOTE
43. Moonshiner's sackful : CORN
44. Lugs : TOTES
46. Apra Harbor is its main anchorage : GUAM
47. Compass course? : ARC
48. Jewish communities : SHTETLS
50. 10% of MDX : CLI
51. Molding medium : PLAYDOH
53. Kind of refrigerator or closet : REACHIN
55. Draft choice : PALEALE
56. Further on : UPAHEAD
57. Not so concentrated : WEAKER
58. Online business : ETRADE
1. Classic novel that ends "Well said, but we must cultivate our garden" : CANDIDE
2. Low-cost oil venue? : ARTSALE
3. Arctic explorer John : RAE
4. Contributes : ADDS
5. Hard pushes, maybe : FOULS
6. One who may be rushed to a hospital : EXPECTANTMOTHER
7. Incredible : TOOGOODTOBETRUE
8. Buzzards Bay, e.g. : INLET
9. Old Fords : LTDS
10. Good deal : LOT
11. Happening : EPISODE
12. Modern home of ancient Walachia : ROMANIA
13. Pal, in slang : PAISAN
15. Like a billiard table cushion : FELTED
20. Like New York City, e.g. : DOWNSTATE
23. Centrally located : MIDTOWN
25. Dear : DARLING
27. "___ in Love" (1973 film) : BLUME
29. Team member's need : SHIRT
31. Diamond stat. : ERA
32. Common add-on : TAX
34. Cartoonist who helped start an amusement park in Arkansas : ALCAPP
35. Welfare act of old : POORLAW
36. Sheet material : PERCALE
37. Supported, with "for" : VOUCHED
38. And other women : ETALIAE
39. Prompt : REMIND
44. Pin of a sort : THOLE
45. Was out : SLEPT
48. Wind Cave Natl. Park locale : SDAK
49. European coal area : SAAR
52. Vote for : YEA
54. Syllable often said three times in a row : CHA

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