New York Times, Friday, November 24, 2006

Author: Dave Mackey
Editor: Will Shortz
Dave Mackey
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Mackey. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Some Italian baby food : PASTINA
8. Company that owns the brands Playtex, Kiwi and Hillshire Farm : SARALEE
15. Product of yeast fermentation : ETHANOL
16. Old Olds : CUTLASS
17. Enjoy perks : REAPTHEBENEFITS
19. Star of "The Gene Krupa Story," 1959 : MINEO
20. Let off steam : RANT
21. 1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
22. Stand standout : STARWITNESS
25. ___ Ray of the Indigo Girls : AMY
26. Frees : RIDS
27. Pastoral warrior of Kenya : MASAI
29. Musician with the 1974 album "Here Come the Warm Jets" : BRIANENO
34. Things that are picked up and kicked : HABITS
35. Shower activity : RINSING
36. Olivine variety : PERIDOT
37. Sales rep's file label : ACTIVE
38. Scamperers in the woods : CRITTERS
39. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Tim : KEEFE
40. ___ de cebolla (onion rings, in Spain) : AROS
41. It's often next to a phone : EAR
42. Where women's biathlon was introduced as a medal event : ALBERTVILLE
49. Hardly Mr. Personality : DRIP
51. Like some pirates : ASEA
52. "___ to recall …" : ISEEM
53. Where Mae West did jail time : ROOSEVELTISLAND
56. Still below the horizon : UNRISEN
57. Accord : ENTENTE
58. Place out of order : MISSORT
59. Decides not to quit : STAYSON
1. Makes wavy, in a way : PERMS
2. Took the loss : ATEIT
3. Former "60 Minutes" debater Alexander : SHANA
4. Attenuate : TAPER
5. How mom often has the kids : INTOW
6. Eastern drama : NOH
7. Paul Revere's midnight duty : ALERTING
8. Script makeup : SCENES
9. Some volunteer baby sitters : AUNTS
10. Itinerary abbr. : RTE
11. "Bravo" preceder : ALFA
12. Put in abeyance : LAIDASIDE
13. One who's not being precise : ESTIMATOR
14. Some bloggers : ESSAYISTS
18. Bygone railroad : BANDO
23. Castle in a dance hall : IRENE
24. Sophisticated : SMART
28. Some : ABIT
29. A shoe presses against it : BRAKEDRUM
30. Quaker product : RICEARONI
31. Department store section : INTERIORS
32. "Yeah, right!" : ASIF
33. Big name in skin care : NIVEA
34. Job : HEIST
36. Gives out appropriately : PRORATES
38. Fish basket : CREEL
40. Without : ABSENT
43. Two-time U.S. Open winner : LAVER
44. Prospect : VISTA
45. Longtime R & B family name : ISLEY
46. Relies (on) : LEANS
47. Slow : LENTO
48. North Sea port : EMDEN
50. Greek letters : PSIS
54. What that is in South America : ESO
55. Bank buildup: Abbr. : INT

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