New York Times, Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Author: Eshan Mitra
Editor: Will Shortz
Eshan Mitra
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Mitra. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Townsman in "Fiddler on the Roof" : RABBI
6. Agenda item : TASK
10. Does laps, maybe : JOGS
14. Quarter Pounder topper : ONION
15. City founded by King Harald III : OSLO
16. Per : APOP
17. What company bosses do for employees? : SETTHEPAYS
19. What comes as a relief?: Abbr. : FEMA
20. Wonder : AWE
21. Hexagonal state : UTAH
22. Trimmed : PARED
23. Best meal of a cow's life? : AMAZINGGRAZE
26. Fox or ox : MAMMAL
29. Flatow of NPR : IRA
30. ___-American : ASIAN
31. Star followers : MAGI
33. With 56-Across, a Monopoly order : GOTO
37. Having a successful theater career? : INTHERIGHTPLAYS
40. Christmas : NOEL
41. Virginie, par exemple : ETAT
42. Like the décor in '50s-themed diners : RETRO
43. Suffix with personal : IZE
44. Has a hunch : SENSES
45. Guantánamo and others? : MILITARYBAYS
51. Build up : AMASS
52. Hindi relative : URDU
53. Center of a Trivial Pursuit board : HUB
56. See 33-Across : JAIL
57. The second round of betting, for one? : POKERPHASE
60. Common enemy in Dungeons & Dragons : OGRE
61. Declare : AVOW
62. Went like molasses : OOZED
63. Great American Ball Park team : REDS
64. Pink-slips : CANS
65. Requires : NEEDS
1. Parks in Alabama : ROSA
2. Once more : ANEW
3. Fisher's wish : BITE
4. Autonomous computer program : BOT
5. Barbaric : INHUMANE
6. Birthstone for most Scorpios : TOPAZ
7. Japanese beer brand : ASAHI
8. Tricky : SLY
9. Stats in Street Fighter : KOS
10. "Aladdin" villain : JAFAR
11. Strauss's "Die Fledermaus," for one : OPERA
12. Mr. Addams of "The Addams Family" : GOMEZ
13. Garden tool : SPADE
18. Citation abbreviation : ETAL
22. Green org.? : PGA
23. Menotti title character : AMAHL
24. Comment to one who's retiring, informally : NIGHT
25. Sandpaper surface : GRIT
26. Alternative name for 1st Street, often : MAIN
27. ___ other (uniquely) : ASNO
28. Itty-bitty biter : MITE
31. Kind of saw : MITER
32. ___ Khan : AGA
33. Streams often run through them : GLENS
34. Cereal staple : OATS
35. Phoenician port : TYRE
36. Bears, in Bolivia : OSOS
38. Iran's ___ Shah Pahlavi : REZA
39. Hunt for, as game : PREYUPON
43. "___ party time!" : ITS
44. Baghdad's ___ City : SADR
45. Big-time : MAJOR
46. JPEG, e.g. : IMAGE
47. Scottish landowner : LAIRD
48. Kauai and others : ISLES
49. Home to nearly 600 miles of the Alaska Highway : YUKON
50. Makes, as beer : BREWS
53. Smog : HAZE
54. Not mint : USED
55. Some are kings and queens : BEDS
57. ___-Man : PAC
58. Czech surname suffix : OVA
59. Garden tool : HOE

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