New York Times, Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Author: Kumar Balani
Editor: Will Shortz
Kumar Balani
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Balani. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. ___ II (razor brand) : TRAC
5. A tusker : BOAR
9. Guts : VALOR
14. Sling : HURL
15. "Anything ___?" : ELSE
16. Sociologist Durkheim : EMILE
17. Where Sikkim is : ASIA
18. What's left : REST
19. Fingered : NAMED
20. "Why're you acting strange?" in Delhi? : WHATSGOTINDIA
23. They bind : TIES
24. Diez x diez : CIEN
25. Abaft : ASTERN
28. Jemima, e.g. : AUNT
29. Invoice fig. : AMT
32. 1922 Nobelist in physics : BOHR
33. "It's all ___!" : APLOT
34. Air agcy. : FAA
35. "Ya ready and able?" in Accra? : AREYOUGHANADOIT
39. A.A.R.P. members : SRS
40. Professorship, e.g. : CHAIR
41. Actress Skye : IONE
42. It may be naked : EYE
43. Broadway debut of 10/7/82 : CATS
44. Wimple wearer : SISTER
46. Down in the dumps : BLUE
47. Opportunity : SHOT
48. "Don't even try" in Vientiane? : YOULLLAOSITUP
53. Like traditional hospital fare : BLAND
55. Ottumwa's locale : IOWA
56. Elders' teachings : LORE
57. Intrude, with "in" : BARGE
58. December air : NOEL
59. One of the Simpsons : LISA
60. Clerics' council : SYNOD
61. Some receivers : ENDS
62. Part of a lobster pot : SLAT
1. Microwave option : THAW
2. First name in talk : RUSH
3. Mezzo's tune : ARIA
4. Like a bucket of bolts : CLATTERY
5. Norway's second-largest city : BERGEN
6. Dairy section selections : OLEOS
7. ___ prof. : ASST
8. Netlike : RETICULAR
9. Family feud : VENDETTA
10. At full speed : AMAIN
11. Bean town? : LIMA
12. Arena cheer : OLE
13. McCarthy quarry : RED
21. Poitier role : SIR
22. Sheer fabric : NINON
25. Take down a peg : ABASE
26. Classic board game : SORRY
27. This and this : THESE
28. Sap-sucker's genus : APHIS
29. In progress : AFOOT
30. Down East : MAINE
31. 30-Down product : TATER
33. Classified ad measure : AGATELINE
36. Blocked off : OCCLUDED
37. Mover's rental : UHAUL
38. Makes mountain dew : DISTILLS
44. Schools of fish : SHOALS
45. Cyclades island : IOS
46. A beatnik beats it : BONGO
47. Lumbered, in a way : SAWED
48. Tall tale : YARN
49. Wacko : LOON
50. Work like Tillie? : TOIL
51. Bear that comes out at night? : URSA
52. Vegetable fuel : PEAT
53. Some ammo : BBS
54. Put down : LAY

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