New York Times, Saturday, February 3, 2007

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 181 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Faucet with a rotating plug : STOPCOCK
9. Top with a quip, maybe : TSHIRT
15. Convenient, in a way : EASYPOUR
16. Observer : HEEDER
17. Kids : SMALLFRY
18. Bibliographer's term : ETALII
19. Tolerate : TAKE
20. Product with the old jingle line "One little can will keep you running free" : STP
21. Curved nails : TALONS
22. The 80's, say : ERA
23. Time up : ATBAT
25. Chow fixer : VET
26. Whips : TANS
28. Some Oscar-night gowns : DIORS
29. Rig-___, Hindu sacred book : VEDA
30. "The Sand Pebbles" actor, 1966 : CRENNA
32. See : GETIT
33. Lacking light : APHOTIC
36. "Speaking personally …" : IFORONE
38. Ones with gifts who don't care about presents : SEERS
39. Embryonic sac : AMNION
41. Air___, discount carrier : TRAN
42. Top-___ (sports brand) : FLITE
43. Banff Natl. Park locale : ALTA
47. It's in the neighborhood: Abbr. : EST
48. He wrote "A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies" : WILDE
49. Seaside flier : ERN
50. Olympic competitors since 1900 : ROWERS
52. ___ Strait, east of Canada's King William Island : RAE
54. Nabokov novel : PNIN
55. Soon : INABIT
56. "Really?!" : ISTHATSO
58. Form of boxing using both the hands and feet : SAVATE
59. Tiger's quality : FEROCITY
60. Wailed : KEENED
61. Genetic condition known medically as ephelides : FRECKLES
1. Guitar strings, e.g. : SESTET
2. Ballerina Karsavina : TAMARA
3. One of 2.7 million Japanese : OSAKAN
4. "Here Is Your War" author : PYLE
5. Mil. rank : CPL
6. Punch lines? : OOFS
7. Bow-making time : CURTAINCALL
8. Gas in fluorescent lamps : KRYPTON
9. Angle symbols, in geometry : THETAS
10. Go after : SETAT
11. Knit, maybe : HEAL
12. Enthusiastic response : IDLOVETO
13. Checked : REINEDIN
14. Conjoined area : TRISTATE
24. Knot : BRAINTEASER
27. Belittling act : SCORN
28. ___ gratia : DEI
29. Actress Bloom of "High Plains Drifter" : VERNA
31. Some football linemen: Abbr. : RTS
32. "Ick!" evoker : GOO
33. Indication to look down : ASTERISK
34. Forum characters : PERSONAE
35. Stretch in the 90's, say : HEATWAVE
37. Word of disgust : FIE
40. Area under a halter : MIDRIFF
42. Two-___ (strong) : FISTED
44. Protein source : LENTIL
45. Sad : TRISTE
46. Bugs : ANNOYS
48. Parting request : WRITE
51. "Voice of Israel" author : EBAN
53. Being abroad : ETRE
54. Lies together? : PACK
57. Latin pronoun : HOC

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