New York Times, Thursday, December 21, 2000

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 120 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. French registry listings : NOMS
5. Rule opposed by Gandhi : RAJ
8. "Gesundheit!" evoker : AHCHOO
14. Before long : INAWHILE
16. Dover neighbor : CALAIS
17. Drop in : COMEOVER
18. Govt. investments : TBILLS
19. Big-shouldered game bird? : HUMPBACKQUAIL
21. Inspiration for Yeats : ERATO
22. Money in China : YUAN
23. It's tied at the back : OBI
26. Woebegone : SAD
29. Inn serving : ALE
30. Pocketful of dough : WAD
31. Challenge authority : SASS
35. Greenish-yellow pear : BOSC
37. Artful Dodger? : REESE
39. Select speedy news-gatherers? : PICKQUICKPAPERS
42. Pianist Claudio : ARRAU
43. Shoelaces : TIES
44. Gray area: Abbr. : ANAT
45. 21-Across, for one : DEA
46. Period in the earth's history : EON
48. Artful Dodger, e.g. : DIP
50. Subj. for skeptics : ESP
51. "... maids all in ___" : AROW
53. Smidgens : IOTAS
58. Is not apt to write right? : HASAWEAKQUILL
62. Picturesque : SCENIC
64. Mistreatment : ILLUSAGE
65. "___ be the day!" : THATLL
66. Good source for Vitamin C : LIMETREE
67. Yam user? : POPEYE
68. Telecommunications acronym : LAN
69. Cutty ___ : SARK
1. Cubbyhole : NICHE
2. "We're ___ way!" : ONOUR
3. Bambino watcher : MAMMA
4. Thoroughly searched : SWEPT
5. Horse-racing Hall-of-Famer ___ Ridge : RIVA
6. 1960's P.M. ___ Douglas-Home : ALEC
7. Uneven : JERKY
8. De facto : ACTUAL
9. Slow Cuban dance : HABANERA
10. Mid-2nd-century date : CLII
11. Frightening time : HALLOWEEN
12. Standard stuff : OIL
13. 1940's spy org. : OSS
15. Wanderers : HOBOS
20. Relative of "honked" : QUACKED
24. Port on the Shatt-al-Arab : BASRA
25. Explanation preceder : IDEST
27. Egypt's ___ Simbel : ABU
28. "Stop procrastinating!" : DOITNOW
31. Digger : SPADE
32. Buenos ___ : AIRES
33. Dump : SCRAPHEAP
34. Relative of reggae : SKA
36. Poli ___ : SCI
38. Smog-regulating grp. : EPA
40. How a stomach might react to strange food : QUEASILY
41. Kind of particle : PSI
47. Answer giver : ORACLE
49. Ballet step on tiptoe without bending the knee : PIQUE
52. "One Touch of Venus" composer : WEILL
54. Bumps : OUSTS
55. Pageant wear : TIARA
56. Popular early serials writer : ALGER
57. Well-groomed : SLEEK
59. Money to play with : ANTE
60. Others, to Octavian : ALIA
61. J train? : KLMN
62. Fuel additive brand : STP
63. Comedienne Margaret : CHO

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