New York Times, Friday, May 5, 2006

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {VXZ} This is puzzle # 233 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Unexpected birth : QUINTUPLET
11. Somewhat : ATAD
15. Four times what's left? : THREESCORE
16. Guy de Maupassant's "Mademoiselle ___" : FIFI
17. Pre-Gothic style : ROMANESQUE
18. Like 101 courses: Abbr. : INTR
19. Staff members : SHARPS
20. Carriage trade-oriented : UPMARKET
22. Wash tidally : LAPAT
24. Like the bar scene : BEERY
25. Eco location : ITALY
29. "The program's starting" : ITSON
31. "The ___ Quartet" (Paul Scott work) : RAJ
32. Lucknow dress : SARI
33. Guitar great Montgomery : WES
34. "Let that occur," to Shakespeare : BEITSO
36. Defenseless : UNARMED
38. Deserted : FORSOOK
39. Anti-insect application : SCREEN
40. Annie in "Klondike Annie" : MAE
41. Instrument made of turtle shell : LYRE
42. "All that we see or seem / Is but a dream within a dream" writer : POE
43. Relatives of the Missouria : OTOES
45. Throws : CASTS
46. Poker? : ELBOW
48. Shoulder ID : PATCH
50. Army medics : CORPSMEN
52. Tie up : LIGATE
57. Kind of diagram : TREE
58. Near failure : ONTHEROPES
60. Start of something big : SEED
61. No longer an issue? : OUTOFPRINT
62. Track numbers : ODDS
63. Where to read about last night's game : SPORTSPAGE
1. Game periods: Abbr. : QTRS
2. "Did I just do what I think I did?!" : UHOH
3. Owner/waitress in "Garfield" : IRMA
4. Approximate : NEAR
5. Like some heavy-duty tires : TENPLY
6. ___ hammer on (pounds) : USESA
7. Tech store purchases : PCS
8. Japanese plums : LOQUATS
9. Goes off : ERUPTS
10. Be loaded : TEEM
11. Intensely interested : AFIRE
12. Early building gear : TINKERTOYS
13. In some way : AFTERASORT
14. Some forwarded e-mails : DIRTYJOKES
21. Saul's general, in the Bible : ABNER
23. Motley : PIED
25. "That would be my guess" : ISUSPECTSO
26. Like khakis : TANCOLORED
27. One unlike almost any other : ARAREBREED
28. Pre-euro cash : LIRE
30. The duck in "Peter and the Wolf" : OBOE
33. Took off : WENT
35. Destinación de vacaciones : ISLA
37. Burmese cries : MEOWS
38. Secured : FAST
40. Had the intention of doing : MEANTTO
44. Shout accompanied by pounding : OPENUP
45. Aviary racket : CHIRPS
47. Some essays : OPEDS
49. Split : CLEFT
51. Lows : MOOS
53. Climber's snack : GORP
54. Samoan capital : APIA
55. Like a Salmon P. Chase bill, slangily : TENG
56. 90° from norte : ESTE
59. TV control: Abbr. : HOR

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