New York Times, Friday, June 25, 2004

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 23 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 200 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Barefaced : BLATANT
8. Some air lines : INTAKES
15. Greasy kid stuff : OILYGOO
16. Boutros Boutros-Ghali, by birth : CAIRENE
17. Where to get in on the ground floor : WALKINAPARTMENT
19. Equate, in a way : LIKEN
20. Staff notes? : TONES
21. Tidy sum : POT
22. Mother of Horus : ISIS
23. Some hats : FELTS
24. Innocent : BABE
25. Affirmative action? : NOD
26. Fields : AREAS
27. Swiss canton or its capital, old-style : BASLE
28. Stick out : ENDURE
30. Goes back over : REHASHES
32. Now unemployed : IDLED
34. ___ hole in (corrodes) : EATSA
35. Got off topic : WANDERED
38. Great desire : THIRST
41. Late actress Uta : HAGEN
42. Twists in a bar : LIMES
44. "___ favor, amigo" : POR
45. Mullah Muhammad ___ : OMAR
46. Four Holy Roman emperors : OTTOS
47. He loved Lucy : DESI
48. "___ for Innocent" (Grafton novel) : IIS
49. Bang up : SMASH
50. Monopolize : BUYUP
51. Hard to grasp : SLIPPERYASANEEL
54. The Crossroads of America : INDIANA
55. Hug, maybe : WELCOME
56. Itty-bitty : TEENTSY
57. Soft tissue : KLEENEX
1. Knot that won't slip : BOWLINE
2. Link : LIAISON
3. "Seriously ..." : ALLKIDDINGASIDE
4. Small fry : TYKES
5. Not accepting nohow : AGIN
6. Security Council vote : NON
7. Just so : TOATEE
8. Short parade-goer's complaint : ICANTSEE
9. Nostrils : NARES
10. Little birds : TITS
11. Ready for combat : ARM
12. Watch closely : KEEPASHARPEYEON
13. Dignify : ENNOBLE
14. Living room furniture : SETTEES
18. Like the end of the world : POLAR
23. Liberator : FREER
24. Boito's Mefistofele and others : BASSI
26. "I Love a Parade" composer : ARLEN
27. They may be drawn : BATHS
29. Dairy outlet? : UDDER
31. Not just aversions : HATES
33. Alpha particle's emission : DELTARAY
35. Reply to a knock : WHOISIT
36. He wrote "You and I have brains. The others have fluff" : AAMILNE
37. Lightheaded : DITSY
39. "Big deal ... I was wrong" : SOSUEME
40. Multiscreen cinema : TRIPLEX
43. De Niro's do in "Taxi Driver" : MOHAWK
46. Warning signals : OMENS
47. Class underachiever : DUNCE
49. Cross words : SPAT
50. Make a bundle : BALE
52. Sticker : PIN
53. Salt, in Sauternes : SEL

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