New York Times, Friday, October 12, 2001

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 141 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Moon sight : MARE
5. Because : INASMUCHAS
15. Son of Chaos : EROS
16. Hot roll? : MOLTENLAVA
17. Household gauge, informally : STAT
18. Creates chaos : PLAYSHAVOC
19. Craps action : SIDEBETS
21. Source of strength : SINEWS
22. Like jambalaya : CREOLE
23. French bench : BANC
24. Mattress problems : LUMPS
25. Something you have filled when full : DOGGYBAG
29. Heredity, informally : GENES
30. Yes or no follower : SIREE
31. Abbr. usually followed by a number : RTE
32. Coating : RIND
33. Tender spots : SORES
34. One of the phys. sciences : GEOL
35. Turnabout, for short : UIE
36. Penalty markers : FLAGS
37. Researcher's quest : GRANT
38. Peckish? : BIRDLIKE
40. Chap : BLOKE
41. Apology preceder : OOPS
42. Is rife (with) : CRAWLS
43. A giraffe may be seen on it : SAFARI
46. Goes first : LEADSOFF
48. Union man? : ABELINCOLN
50. Active sort : DOER
51. Top-notch, as productions go : WELLSTAGED
52. "Oh" : ISEE
53. Value : SETSTOREBY
54. Allocate, with "out" : METE
1. Chaos : MESS
2. Part of the Constitution covering judicial powers : ARTICLEIII
3. Cartoon bird : ROADRUNNER
4. Dear : ESTEEMED
5. Drives : IMPELS
6. "Affliction" star, 1998 : NOLTE
7. "Oh, my!" : ALAS
8. Pen that won't write : STY
9. Graffiti, e.g. : MESSAGES
10. Rattle : UNHINGE
11. Best-selling author of "Debt of Honor" : CLANCY
12. Rich one : HAVE
13. Swear : AVOW
14. Black Hawk was their leader : SACS
20. Hard knocks : BOPS
23. Makes holes : BORES
25. Sad song : DIRGE
26. Go wild : BREAKLOOSE
27. In a disciple's position : ATONESFEET
28. Moolah : GELT
29. Eats : GRUB
30. Heavy drinkers : SOAKS
33. Don : SLIPINTO
34. Fades away : GROWSDIM
36. One who keeps mum? : FLORIST
37. Not a bit sorry : GLAD
39. Handymen : DOALLS
40. Part of a B and B : BRANDY
42. People person : CELEB
43. Toothy ones : SAWS
44. "As brisk as ___ in conversation": Samuel Johnson : ABEE
45. Knew somehow : FELT
46. Seating area : LOGE
47. Without a date : FREE
49. Jam ingredient : CAR

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