New York Times, Monday, April 1, 2002

Author: Roger Barkan
Editor: Will Shortz
Roger Barkan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQVXYZ} Spans: 2 Grid has repeated answers This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Barkan. NYT links: Across Lite

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JimH notes: Look closely. This puzzle has unusual symmetry. April Fools!
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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Scrounges (for) : GRUBS
6. Antlered animals : ELKS
10. New Testament book : ACTS
14. Move rapidly toward : RUNAT
15. Wordwise Webster : NOAH
16. When doubled, quickly : CHOP
17. ___ Sam : UNCLE
18. Dog in Oz : TOTO
19. "___ Lee" (classic song) : AURA
20. Like some figures : BALLPARK
22. Dad, slangily : OLDMAN
24. Part of a process : STEP
25. Luau memento : LEI
26. Skater Babilonia : TAI
27. 1986 sci-fi sequel : ALIENS
30. Fundamental : BASIC
34. Free access : ENTREE
37. Third word in "America" : TIS
39. Pitcher's stat : ERA
40. See eye-to-eye? : LOOKINTHEMIRROR
44. Krazy ___ : KAT
45. "Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
46. Seas : OCEANS
47. Model's session : SHOOT
50. Like salmon, often : SMOKED
52. Certain retriever, briefly : LAB
54. Knock off, to a mobster : ICE
55. Statutes : LAWS
59. Maine's ___ National Park : ACADIA
62. Stop signal : REDLIGHT
64. Buddy : CHUM
65. Medical liquids : SERA
67. Playing marble : AGGIE
68. ___ Bora (Afghan region) : TORA
69. Numbered club : IRON
70. Part of an egg : WHITE
71. Bridge : SPAN
72. Train segments : CARS
73. Prepare, as tea : STEEP
1. Beetle larvae : GRUBS
2. Charge : RUNAT
3. "I give!" : UNCLE
4. Shea, for one : BALLPARK
5. Footfall : STEP
6. Meat dish, often : ENTREE
7. Examine oneself : LOOKINTHEMIRROR
8. Kit ___ bar : KAT
9. "Darn!" : SHOOT
10. "Evangeline" setting : ACADIA
11. Fish scraps : CHUM
12. When tripled, a W.W. II movie : TORA
13. Nine inches : SPAN
21. Ones with green cards : ALIENS
23. Igor's place : LAB
28. Hawaii's ___ Day : LEI
29. You: Ger. : SIE
31. "Will be," to Doris Day : SERA
32. Unwrinkle : IRON
33. "Shake It Up" band, with "the" : CARS
34. Fraternal members : ELKS
35. Man famous for doing a double take? : NOAH
36. In ___ (entirely) : TOTO
38. Had Marlboros, say : SMOKED
41. Notes after las : TIS
42. "Rocks" : ICE
43. Kind of district : REDLIGHT
48. Hemingway title character : OLDMAN
49. Mai ___ : TAI
51. "___ Eleven" (Sinatra film) : OCEANS
53. Microsoft's first product : BASIC
56. Texas A&M player : AGGIE
57. Like a surrender flag : WHITE
58. Very expensive : STEEP
59. Does stage work : ACTS
60. Cut of lamb : CHOP
61. Radiant glow : AURA
63. Samuel ___, inventor of the stock ticker : LAWS
66. Paleozoic, for one : ERA

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