New York Times, Saturday, August 17, 1996

Author: J. T. Paine
Editor: Will Shortz
Jeremy Thomas Paine
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Paine. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
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1. Yarn : CREWEL
7. "Jupiter" composer : MOZART
13. Insect : HEXAPOD
15. Blotched, as the skin : MACULAR
16. Fancy : IMAGINE
17. Wail : ULULATE
18. Ratlike rodent : VOLE
19. California's ___ Range : SANTALUCIA
21. Rock endings : ETTES
23. "___ alike!" : NOTWO
24. A.B.A. member : ATT
25. It's said for openers : SESAME
27. ___ gratia : DEI
28. Quarry : PREY
29. Kitchen worker : RINSER
31. Cookware : POTS
32. Prone to excess : INTEMPERATE
34. Chills : ICES
35. Medical tracer, at times : IODINE
36. "Uncle Remus" epithet : BRER
37. Degree for one who's studied calculus : DDS
38. Botanist Gregor : MENDEL
42. Friendly question : LOB
43. Conjuring : MAGIC
45. Kind of pad : STENO
46. One receiving measured blows? : ANEMOMETER
49. Prizes for MTV artists : AVAS
50. New Jersey river : RARITAN
51. 1975 Doctorow novel : RAGTIME
53. Holiday beverages : EGGNOGS
54. Swindler : FLEECER
55. Appetite : DESIRE
56. Collectible cars : EDSELS
1. Salad bar offering : CHIVES
2. Barely connected : REMOTE
3. Elevates : EXALTS
4. Employee : WAGEEARNER
5. Prefix with -zoic : EPI
6. Chaney Jr. and Sr. : LONS
7. Nyasaland, now : MALAWI
8. Eye: Prefix : OCULO
9. Buthelezi, for one : ZULU
10. One way to order : ALACARTE
11. Flightless birds : RATITES
12. Agreement : TREATY
14. One of the 30's Gas House Gang : DEAN
15. Grumbled : MUTTERED
20. Message on a bottle? : NODEPOSIT
22. "L.A. Law" actor : SMITS
26. Compass dir. : ENE
28. Sovereigns : POTENTATES
30. Bits : SMIDGENS
31. Philatelic purchases : PANES
32. Ocean hazards : ICEBERGS
33. Goaltending concern : RIM
34. When alphabetic writing became widespread : IRONAGE
36. Was turned up : BLARED
37. Wreck : DAMAGE
39. Patent subject : DEVICE
40. Cloisonne material : ENAMEL
41. Ne'er-do-wells : LOSERS
43. Word with car or court : MOTOR
44. "At Random" autobiographer : CERF
47. Sub-subcompact : MINI
48. Bronchial sound : RALE
52. Dropout's goal, for short : GED

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