New York Times, Friday, August 12, 2005

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 21 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 220 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Superior, after "a" : CUTABOVETHEREST
16. Confide in : OPENONESHEARTTO
17. Decorative plants : ORNAMENTALTREES
18. Sorry : SAD
19. Lighter fuels : BUTANES
20. Convened : SAT
21. Hiring no-no : BIAS
23. Eucharist plate : PATEN
24. Nike rival : FILA
25. Up to now : ASYET
27. Some dishwashers, for short : GES
28. Place for a bow, maybe : BRAID
29. Those in favor : YESVOTES
31. Setting for "Der Rosenkavalier" : VIENNA
32. Horned goddess : ISIS
33. Long : PINE
34. Lug : SCHLEP
37. Bibliophile's pursuit : RAREBOOK
41. Settler of many an argument : HOYLE
42. With 40-Down, big name in Massachusetts : TED
43. ___ metal (plating alloy) : TERNE
44. "Her ___" ("Miss Saigon" song) : ORME
45. Cut off : SHORN
47. First home : EDEN
48. Waiting time at the motor vehicle bureau, seemingly : EON
49. Unwelcome greeting? : KEEPOUT
51. Bonding candidate : ION
52. Rams' gate? : PLAYERSENTRANCE
55. "Proceed!" : ALLENGINESAHEAD
56. An envisioned America, moneywise : CASHLESSSOCIETY
1. Harbor town in Oregon : COOSBAY
2. Lift : UPRAISE
3. Time window for a veto : TENDAYS
4. Santa ___ winds : ANA
5. Turkey : BOMB
6. Ahead, barely : ONEUP
7. Flute's finger holes : VENTAGES
8. Probate court concerns : ESTATES
9. Macbeth and Macduff : THANES
10. Lover of Paris : HELEN
11. Vittles : EATS
12. School days initials : RRR
13. Annual, as Mediterranean winds : ETESIAN
14. Enter quietly : STEALIN
15. Taqueria offering : TOSTADA
22. City on the Guadalquivir : SEVILLE
24. Handout: Var. : FREEBEE
26. "We're off ___ the Wizard" : TOSEE
28. Psychologist who gave his name to a test : BINET
30. Not stiff? : TIP
31. Man of ancient Rome : VIR
33. Bosses : PADRONES
34. Laced waterproof boot : SHOEPAC
35. Popular Toyota : COROLLA
36. Seatback items : HYMNALS
37. Gets back to business : REOPENS
38. Minister-in-training : ORDINEE
39. Baseball-like game : ONEOCAT
40. See 42-Across : KENNEDY
42. Argument : THESIS
45. Worsted variety : SERGE
46. Bonkers : NUTSO
49. ___ Ration (dog food brand) : KENL
50. ___ II (razor brand) : TRAC
53. "Uh-huh" : YEH
54. Yellowfin tuna : AHI

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