New York Times, Thursday, January 26, 2006

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FGX} This is puzzle # 227 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "… ___ tomato" : ISAY
5. Wide difference : CHASM
10. Ugly film : SCUM
14. Self-defense aid : MACE
15. Party leader? : EMCEE
16. Sashimi selection : TUNA
17. Rest period during a fight? : BREAKROUND
19. Red Rose, once : PETE
20. As it stands : ATTHAT
21. One of the guy's : HIS
23. Clear the tables : BUS
24. High point : CREST
25. Long, loud complaint from the neighborhood? : BLOCKRANT
28. Boy toy? : KEN
29. Docking station : PIER
30. Moray catcher : EELER
31. Prepared for a proposal : KNELT
33. "That's good enough" : ITLLDO
34. Speedy cavalry soldiers? : QUICKLANCES
36. Pushes away : SPURNS
38. Words before pink or red : INTHE
39. Take off : ERASE
40. Blackhearted : EVIL
41. Lunchbox staple, informally : PBJ
44. Stun a Shakespearean forest? : ROCKARDEN
46. Blue hue : AZURE
48. Put it to : ASK
49. Big mouth : MAW
50. No longer hurting : OVERIT
51. "What a relief!" : PHEW
53. Brunettes? : DARKLASSES
56. Circle dance : HORA
57. Bugged : IRKED
58. Neighbor of an Iraqi : TURK
59. 1974 C.I.A.-spoof movie : SPYS
60. They may be offensive : ODORS
61. Sammy Davis Jr.'s "___ Can" : YESI
1. Announcement after being away : IMBACK
2. "Being and Nothingness" author : SARTRE
3. Sure thing in blackjack : ACETEN
4. A lot of the Beatles' "She Loves You" : YEAHS
5. Like some checks: Abbr. : CERT
6. Medical care setup, in brief : HMO
7. Prefix with pressure : ACU
8. Mister, in Rio : SENHOR
9. Kit carrier : MEDIC
10. Indy 500 advertiser : STP
11. White rollers : CUEBALLS
12. Flat as a piano? : UNTUNED
13. Baton wielder : MAESTRO
18. Kit ___ (candy bar) : KAT
22. Hilarious person : SKETCH
25. Cheat : BILK
26. Spare, as a gladiator : LETLIVE
27. C.S.A. general : RELEE
29. They're found around six-packs : PECS
31. Ill-fated Russian sub named after a city SSW of Moscow : KURSK
32. Morning hour : NINEAM
33. Like many KLM and SAS flights : INTL
34. Charlatan's work : QUACKERY
35. Has ___ with : ANIN
36. Angels seen by Isaiah : SERAPHS
37. Golf club staple : PROSHOP
40. The prince in "The Prince and the Pauper" : EDWARD
41. Follow up on : PURSUE
42. Pipe types : BRIERS
43. Lakeside rental : JETSKI
45. One may carry a tune : RADIO
46. Actress Gardner : AVA
47. Piquant : ZESTY
50. Cutlass maker : OLDS
52. Has been : WAS
54. "Gunga Din" studio, 1939 : RKO
55. Plop or plunk preceder : KER

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