New York Times, Friday, September 7, 2001

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 139 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. One of those? : THAT
5. Buff : AFICIONADO
15. Words of commitment : OATH
16. First pope : SIMONPETER
17. Salad fruit : KIWI
18. Sunkist product : ORANGESODA
19. Off yonder : AFAR
20. Nailed down : PEGGED
21. Trivial pursuit : NIT
22. Football gain : YARDS
24. Rub down : WEAR
25. Art follower : DECO
26. Puts off : DEFERS
28. Instrument on the Beatles' "Within You Without You" : SITAR
29. Candidate of 1872 : GREELEY
31. Cheerleaders' finales : SPLITS
32. Long-___ : LEGGED
33. Old galley : BIREME
34. Certain reception : SOIREE
35. Rectors' inferiors : CURATES
36. Saul's general : ABNER
37. Stir up : FOMENT
38. ___-humanité: Fr. : LESE
39. Actor Herbert and others : LOMS
40. Range : GAMUT
44. Part of an 800 collect call number : ATT
45. Flattops? : BERETS
47. Inadvisable action : NONO
48. Indian Ocean part : ARABIANSEA
50. Touch off : TRIP
51. Stop on the way : MOTORHOTEL
52. Asteroid landed on in 2001 : EROS
53. Hobo's aversion : STEADYWORK
54. Big name in television : SONY
1. Wine variety : TOKAY
2. Important fortress in the Crusades : HAIFA
3. Not just feuding : ATWAR
4. Preparation for confession : THIRDDEGREE
5. "Give ___ to Cerberus" (Greek and Roman saying) : ASOP
6. Growth in a recently burned clearing : FIREWEED
7. Colorful writing : IMAGERY
8. Hands-on-hips dances : CONGAS
9. Stevens of TV's "The Farmer's Daughter" : INGER
10. Kind of page : OPED
11. Super ___ (video game name) : NES
12. Formerly : ATONETIME
13. Makes a commitment (to) : DEDICATES
14. Their addresses are not in the phone book : ORATORS
23. "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" singer : SEEGER
25. Amateurs : DILETTANTES
27. Run : FLEE
28. Took a hop : SPRANG
29. Travel far and wide : GLOBETROT
30. Put back to work : REINSTATE
31. Breed : SIRE
33. Crummy advice : BUMSTEER
34. Bows : SALAAMS
35. Wakes up : COMESTO
37. Temporarily : FORNOW
39. William ___, chief of staff for Roosevelt and Truman : LEAHY
41. Cuba's ___ Castle : MORRO
42. Collection of chapters : UNION
43. Stowe character : TOPSY
45. Feeder frequenter : BIRD
46. Scientist who won a 1977 Presidential Medal of Freedom : SALK
49. It may be breathtaking : BOA

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