New York Times, Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 249 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dress shirt closer : STUD
5. Four times a day, on an Rx : QID
8. Person who doesn't put down roots : NOMAD
13. Had on : WORE
14. Acapulco article : UNA
15. State as one's view : OPINE
16. Nitwit's swoon? : FOOLFAINT
18. Nonsense, slangily : BILGE
19. Torah holders : ARKS
20. New York tribe defeated by the Iroquois : ERIE
21. Exterior : OUTER
22. Cartoon Chihuahua : REN
23. On the house : FREE
24. Respect : ADMIRE
25. Kind of eyes : GOOGOO
27. Force (open) : PRY
28. Turn one way and then back : ESS
29. "A Tale ___ Cities" : OFTWO
30. Uncompromising sort : PURIST
33. Regret some stupidity ... with a hint to this puzzle's theme : FEELLIKEAFOOL
37. Girls in the family : NIECES
38. Watergate hearings chairman Sam : ERVIN
40. Univ. where "Good Will Hunting" is set : MIT
43. Suffix with neat or beat : NIK
44. ___ Conventions : GENEVA
45. Shabbily clothed : INRAGS
47. Rock star, e.g. : IDOL
49. Speed (up) : REV
50. Vinegar: Prefix : ACETO
51. Pre-remote channel changer : KNOB
52. R.E.M.'s "It's the End of the World ___ Know It" : ASWE
53. Danger in dangerous waters : SHARK
54. Spring in the air? : APRILFEEL
56. News groups : MEDIA
57. "Tastes great!" : YUM
58. "___ do for now" : ITLL
59. Analyze the composition of : ASSAY
60. N.B.A. tiebreakers : OTS
61. Like some orders : TALL
1. Promised to give up : SWOREOFF
2. Was attentive : TOOKNOTE
3. Internet addresses : URLS
4. "Excellent!," in slang : DEF
5. Paper quantity : QUIRE
6. Type of 39-Down : INNIE
7. Movie companion, maybe : DATE
8. Vibes not being picked up by anyone? : NOBODYSFEEL
9. Painkiller since ancient times : OPIUM
10. "Uncle" of early television : MILTIE
11. Rages : ANGERS
12. Some tractors : DEERES
16. Red River city : FARGO
17. Houston hockey player : AERO
23. Doing credible work as a magician? : FOOLINGOKAY
24. Mozart's "Madamina," e.g. : ARIA
26. Verdon of "Damn Yankees" : GWEN
27. Top exec. : PRES
30. Miner's tool : PICK
31. Hawaiian instrument, for short : UKE
32. Pulled apart : TORN
34. Gifts at Honolulu Airport : LEIS
35. Push too hard, as an argument : OVERSELL
36. Have it good : LIVEWELL
39. Belly part : NAVEL
40. Bad atmosphere : MIASMA
41. " : INCHES
42. Steps (on) : TREADS
44. Asian desert : GOBI
46. Places in the heart : ATRIA
47. Contribution, as of ideas : INPUT
48. Buildings near some cafeterias : DORMS
51. Bout-ending slug : KAYO
52. Mennen shaving brand : AFTA
55. Shining : LIT

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