New York Times, Friday, May 10, 2002

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 155 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sea line : AHOY
5. Mel Brooks "Star Wars" parody : SPACEBALLS
15. Crumpled : GAVE
16. Source of illegal boarders : PIRATESHIP
17. A 15th : IDES
18. Secret words : OPENSESAME
19. Gobs : TARS
20. Cryptographers' needs : KEYS
21. X Games shower : ESPN
22. Either lead in "Easy Rider," e.g. : ANTIHERO
24. Powerful figure : DYNAST
26. Asian capital : TEHRAN
27. Wolf pack member : UBOAT
29. ___ fixes : IDEES
30. One might take it for a drive : CDROM
31. Shake up : JAR
34. "The Lord of the Rings" figure : OGRE
35. Gospel group : CHOIR
36. Pet in a casa : GATO
37. Once called : NEE
38. Allegation : CLAIM
39. Say-sos : DICTA
40. Bewail : MOURN
41. Wasn't gentle with the reins : JERKED
42. One may require a coupon : REBATE
45. Tries for a big pass : GOESLONG
47. "That's how I see it, too" : AMEN
48. Brain section : LOBE
49. "... and here it is!" : TADA
50. It has holes in its head : SALTSHAKER
53. Related : AKIN
54. White sale purchase : PILLOWCASE
55. Kind of cod : LING
56. About to drop off : SLEEPYEYED
57. Tavern inventory : KEGS
1. Rabble-rouser's activity : AGITATION
2. Was favored : HADANEDGE
3. Yon : OVERTHERE
4. Emphatic agreement : YESSIREE
5. Reserved, with "for" : SPOKEN
6. Tom's father, in verse : PIPER
7. "How's the health?" : AREYOUDOINGOKAY
8. Cashiers : CANS
9. Visitors to the Enterprise : ETS
10. Petal pusher? : BEE
11. Thumbs-up : ASSENT
12. Asian capital : LHASA
13. Favors a side : LIMPS
14. Wiped out : SPENT
23. Isn't out of : HAS
24. Way out : DOOR
25. Tasty tuber : YAM
28. Lip : BRIM
30. Burn : CHAR
31. "The Great Dictator" co-star : JACKOAKIE
32. Like some doctors : ATTENDING
33. Some work parties : ROADGANGS
35. Sleuth's find : CLUE
36. Sorority chatter : GIRLTALK
38. Small home, in poetry : COT
39. ___ Peres, Mo. : DES
40. Layer of the earth : MANTLE
41. Greeted rudely : JEERED
42. Blacksmiths' tools : RASPS
43. Unstamped reply : EMAIL
44. Scarlett O'Hara, e.g. : BELLE
46. Too big : OBESE
48. Tie up : LACE
51. Pacifier : SOP
52. D.O.T. concern : HWY

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