New York Times, Thursday, July 26, 2001

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 135 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Refusal to buckle : SPINE
6. How beef may be served : AUJUS
11. Brandy designation letters : VSO
14. Not engaged : ALOOF
15. Smidgen : SKOSH
16. Be distressed : AIL
17. Typical dervish? : MANOFTHEWHIRLED
20. Catch : ENSNARE
21. Wager in Monte Carlo : LEROUGE
22. Where to see Alain Delon or Geneviève Bujold : CINE
24. Like cult films, again and again : RESEEN
25. Get-go : OUTSET
29. Emerge : ARISE
31. Time to get sharp? : WHETSEASON
33. Overcome : BEAT
37. Market opener? : EURO
38. The Company : CIA
39. ___ Major : URSA
40. Argo, e.g. : SHIP
41. Question from a confused astronaut? : WHERESDOWN
44. Leaves rolling in the aisles : SLAYS
46. Sunday may have several of them : MASSES
47. Office machine : COPIER
50. Tease : TWIT
52. Paper craft : ORIGAMI
54. Jones and Smith, maybe : ALIASES
59. What Miss Muffet believed a spider might do? : STANDINONESWHEY
61. Great deal : TON
62. Legal U.S. tender : TNOTE
63. Uses digits? : FEELS
64. ___-Cat : SNO
65. Shrek and others : OGRES
66. Raiser of dough : YEAST
1. Previously said : SAME
2. Work out : PLAN
3. Bonding candidates : IONS
4. Twelve, maybe : NOON
5. Rubs out : EFFACES
6. White as a sheet : ASHEN
7. Tiny Tim instrument : UKE
8. It may hang by the neck : JOWL
9. Bring : USHERIN
10. Counties overseas : SHIRES
11. Consider worthwhile : VALUE
12. Military operation : SIEGE
13. Antiquated : OLDEN
18. Stating the obvious : TRITE
19. Future bloomers : ROSEBUDS
23. Least brow-wrinkling : EASIEST
25. Must pay : OWES
26. "Nah!" : UHUH
27. TV's Hatcher : TERI
28. It brings traffic to a standstill : STOPSIGN
30. Expression of pride? : ROAR
32. Sore : ACHY
34. One of the primal gods in Greek myth : EROS
35. "... mercy on such ___": Kipling : ASWE
36. Khakis : TANS
41. Becoming less 14-Across : WARMING
42. Boxer Griffith : EMILE
43. Hit the spot : SATISFY
45. Bring : LEADTO
47. Receipt listings : COSTS
48. "What the Butler Saw" playwright : ORTON
49. Soft : PIANO
51. Goes down : WANES
53. "___ out?" (dealer's query) : INOR
55. Bide-___ : AWEE
56. Queens place : SHEA
57. Fish captured in pots : EELS
58. Part of S.S.S.: Abbr. : SYST
60. Suffix with Capri : OTE

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