New York Times, Friday, August 4, 2006

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 237 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Mowgli's friend in "The Jungle Book" : AKELA
6. Secondary education? : LESSONTWO
15. Half a robotic name : DETOO
16. Besides : OTHERTHAN
17. Pairing : UNION
18. "Just one cotton-pickin' minute!" : WHOATHERE
19. Changing places : LOCKERROOMS
21. Mature : AGE
22. ___ question (inquire) : ASKA
23. Place to get a date? : OASIS
24. Farm call : BRAY
25. Hit list : THETOPTEN
27. Short shot, e.g. : GIMME
28. Take the bait? : EAT
29. Goes quickly : HIES
30. Held up : BUOYED
31. Votes for : AYES
32. Time pieces : DAYS
33. Bed occupant : OYSTER
36. Existed : WERE
37. Football Hall-of-Famer Blount : MEL
40. Satchmo, really : LOUIS
41. What you might give someone you don't like : AHARDTIME
43. Saw stuff? : DUST
44. Fix one's eyes : STARE
45. Grandson of Leah : ONAN
46. Pump stuff : GAS
47. Sights before nights : SETTINGSUNS
49. Thoughtlessly : ONIMPULSE
51. Indian tea source : ASSAM
52. On and on and on and on and … : ADNAUSEAM
53. TV sports personality Rodney : PEETE
54. Quartz variety : TIGERSEYE
55. Museum Folkwang site : ESSEN
1. Flatter too much : ADULATE
2. Wisconsin city : KENOSHA
3. Modern travel convenience : ETICKET
4. Consider : LOOKAT
5. Bang-up : AONE
6. One-star hotel attraction : LOWRATES
7. Sets of guiding beliefs : ETHOSES
8. Certain winner : SHOOIN
9. Coal sites : SEAMS
10. Pet food, maybe : ORTS
11. ___ power : NTH
12. A fighting force : THEARMY
13. Strategist's creation : WARGAME
14. Like Polyphemus, in Greek myth : ONEEYED
20. More wiry : ROPIER
24. Who's Who contents : BIOS
26. "Now I remember!" : OHYES
27. Secured by rope, e.g. : GUYED
30. Fruitless : BARREN
31. Slaving away : ATIT
32. "Heavens to Betsy!" : DEARIEME
33. Geezer : OLDGOAT
34. We : YOUANDI
35. Figuring (out) : SUSSING
36. "How about it?" : WHATSAY
37. Downsides : MINUSES
38. Issue : EMANATE
39. Photogs : LENSMEN
41. Potsdam Conference attendee : ATTLEE
42. Bronco actions : TOSSES
44. "The Lorax" author : SEUSS
47. Side track : SPUR
48. Be wide open : GAPE
50. Daisy ___ : MAE

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