New York Times, Tuesday, January 1, 2002

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JKQVX} This is puzzle # 146 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Small batteries : AAS
4. Theme of this puzzle : TWOZEROZEROTWO
8. Skedaddled : TORE
12. Neuters : SPAYS
15. One of the Durbeyfields : TESS
16. Small songbird : WREN
17. Check endorser : PAYEE
18. Has an at-bat : ISUP
19. Makes a choice (for) : OPTS
20. Chew the fat : CHAT
21. Silent performer : MIME
22. Notwithstanding that, briefly : THO
23. Baker's dozen quantity : THIRTEEN
25. Industrial solvents : ETHERS
28. Adapt machinery : RETOOL
29. Antebellum Dixie : OLDSOUTH
31. Dating from : ASOF
32. Pro ___ (like some lawyers' work) : BONO
34. Kitty-cat : PUSSY
35. Holier ___ thou : THAN
37. Talk a blue streak? : CUSS
39. Island greeting : ALOHA
42. Berkshire school : ETON
44. Saudi, e.g. : ARAB
48. The Left : LIBERALS
50. Overlook : IGNORE
52. Panama and others : ISTHMI
53. Modern : UPTODATE
55. Lao-Tzu's "way" : TAO
56. Mysterious letter : RUNE
58. Longfellow bell town : ATRI
59. Child of fortune? : HEIR
60. Take ___ (snooze) : ANAP
61. 60's dance craze : TWIST
63. Travelers' stops : INNS
64. Jamaican exports : RUMS
65. Whale finder : SONAR
66. To be, to Tiberius : ESSE
67. See 4-Across : MMII
68. Safari animal : GNU
1. Cleopatra biter : ASP
2. Cochise and Geronimo, e.g. : APACHES
3. Greet : SAYHITO
4. Cheat on : TWOTIME
5. Gets closer to, as a target : ZEROESINON
6. Having nothing lost or gained : ZEROSUM
7. Pretty basic bike : TWOSPEED
8. See 4-Across : TWOTHOUSANDTWO
9. Traveler to Hades to rescue Eurydice : ORPHEUS
10. Comebacks : RETORTS
11. Wearer of a half-inch gold stripe: Abbr. : ENS
13. See 4-Across : YEAROFTHEHORSE
14. Sharp fight : SETTO
23. "The flowers that bloom in the spring, ___ la" : TRA
24. Napoleon exile site : ELBA
26. Sugar amts. : TSPS
27. Wallflowerish : SHY
30. Wacky : LOCO
33. Like Nash's lama : ONEL
36. Mischief : HARM
38. Troop group : UNIT
39. Biopic starring Will Smith : ALI
40. Takes heed : LISTENS
41. Gets possession of : OBTAINS
43. Salt shaker? : TSUNAMI
45. Like the 1920's : ROARING
46. Crafty person? : ARTISAN
47. Honey maker : BEE
49. Military wing with wings : AIRARM
51. Ibexes : GOATS
54. "Gotta have it" sloganeer, once : PEPSI
57. E pluribus ___ : UNUM
59. Shake a leg : HIE
62. Capote nickname : TRU

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