New York Times, Saturday, March 3, 2001

Author: Fraser Simpson
Editor: Will Shortz
Fraser Simpson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JVX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Simpson. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Picnic dish : BEANSALAD
10. Rook : BILK
14. A pocket radio might have one : AABATTERY
15. Onetime White House resident : MAMIE
16. Whip up : STIMULATE
17. Jim Croce's "I Got ___" : ANAME
18. Presidential inits. : HST
19. It might need to be picked up : PACE
20. One shooting from the mouth? : DRAGON
21. Sieve, essentially : MESH
22. Takeout option : CHINESE
23. Husbandry : THRIFT
26. Kofi Annan's home : GHANA
27. Thrilling : HEADY
28. One of a pair by Debussy : ARABESQUE
32. Jejune : ARID
33. Shrovetide dish : BLINI
34. "I'm happy" in Siamese? : PURR
35. Health : WELLBEING
37. True : ALIGN
38. Moved very carefully : EASED
39. Goldfish, at carnivals : PRIZES
40. Get set? : THICKEN
43. Rifle part : BUTT
44. "... heaven hath pleas'd it so, / To punish me ..." speaker : HAMLET
45. Go bad, in a way : MOLD
46. Ancient symbol of sovereignty : ASP
49. Open : UNBAR
50. Torment : PERSECUTE
52. Fearful : MOUSY
53. 727 and others : AREACODES
54. They have shells : PIES
55. Commando target : TERRORIST
1. Blowout : BASH
2. Chow : EATS
3. Some : ABIT
4. Vet's memory, maybe : NAM
5. Floor : STUPEFY
6. Exultant cry : ATLAST
7. Percolate : LEACH
8. Museo offering : ARTE
9. Turn green, maybe : DYE
10. Dessert not for the calorie-conscious : BANANASPLIT
11. Something to uphold : IMAGE
12. Park Avenue sights : LIMOS
13. City on the Ashuelot : KEENE
15. Not terrestrial, perhaps : MARINE
20. Abu ___ : DHABI
21. Like most of suburbia : MIDDLECLASS
22. Common name in Taipei : CHANG
23. Detente : THAW
24. Accounted for, in a way : HERE
25. Marsh resident : RAIL
26. Rat race : GRIND
28. Not terrestrial, perhaps : ALIEN
29. Kind of kid : QUIZ
30. Egg : URGE
31. Shore scavengers : ERNS
33. Surrounded (by) : BESET
36. Napoleon locale : BAKERY
37. Paul Poiret style : ARTDECO
39. Radio wave producer : PULSAR
40. Stethoscope sound : THUMP
41. 4-Down locale : HANOI
42. Charge, as with feeling : IMBUE
43. Orchardist's woe : BORER
45. A ___ technicality : MERE
46. Quattro maker : AUDI
47. Some Fr. nuns : STES
48. 43-Down, e.g. : PEST
50. Like some answers : PAT
51. Heart, in prescriptions : COR

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