New York Times, Wednesday, February 7, 2001

Author: Kent Lorentzen
Editor: Will Shortz
Kent Lorentzen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQVWX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Lorentzen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Short haircut : BOB
4. Check out, so to speak : OGLE
8. Deaden : BENUMB
14. Bush spokesman Fleischer : ARI
15. Stationery quantity : REAM
16. Grim one? : REAPER
17. Treat for a pup : BELLYRUB
19. Pooh pal : EEYORE
20. "That's ___ ask!" : ALLI
21. Thin toast : MELBA
23. Something to pick : NIT
24. Singer Sumac : YMA
26. Nevada senator Harry : REID
27. The Internet's ___ Drudge : MATT
28. Baseball's first Hall-of-Famer : TYCOBB
31. Introduction to economics? : MACRO
33. Suffix with president : IAL
34. New England state sch. : URI
36. Floppy disk? : FRISBEE
40. Makes aware : CLUESIN
42. 1993 Earp portrayer : RUSSELL
43. Groups within groups : SUBSETS
44. Letters on many black churches : AME
45. "Shoot!" : ASK
46. Simple chord : TRIAD
48. Prepares for a crash : BRACES
50. Actress Russo : RENE
53. Deliberate affront : SNUB
55. Theater admonition : SHH
56. "Xanadu" rock band : ELO
57. Painter Matisse : HENRI
59. No room to swing ___ : ACAT
62. Tout's tidbit : HOTTIP
65. W.W. II missile : BUZZBOMB
67. Summary : APERCU
68. Stick ___ in the water : ATOE
69. Soccer standout Hamm : MIA
70. Smear : BEDAUB
71. Foxx of "Sanford and Son" : REDD
72. Cold comment? : BRR
1. Cake with a kick : BABA
2. Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
3. Copper's bopper : BILLYCLUB
4. Trombonist Kid ___ : ORY
5. Idea's beginning : GERM
6. "Headliners & Legends" host : LAUER
7. Hammer and sickle, e.g. : EMBLEM
8. Tidbit for a bird feeder : BREADCRUMB
9. Superwide : EEE
10. Nonpro? : NAY
11. "Once ___ Honeymoon" (1942 film) : UPONA
12. Reason for a raise : MERIT
13. Quarterback Favre : BRETT
18. Long ride? : LIMO
22. 1967 seceder : BIAFRA
25. Addict, e.g. : ABUSER
27. Shaded growth : MOSS
28. Rapid blinks, maybe : TICS
29. Manchurian border river : YALU
30. Where to have a banger : BRITISHPUB
32. Staircase parts : RISERS
35. Cuckoo : INSANE
37. Scavenge, in a way : BEACHCOMB
38. Otherwise : ELSE
39. Fraternal group : ELKS
41. Family of patrons of the arts : ESTE
47. "The Sport of the Gods" author : DUNBAR
49. Fictional whaler : AHAB
50. Get-well center : REHAB
51. Bond on the run : ELOPE
52. Prominent : NOTED
54. Savage sort : BRUTE
58. Classic shirt brand : IZOD
60. Gulf States bigwig : AMIR
61. Winter lift : TBAR
63. Chorus syllable : TRA
64. Hosp. section : ICU
66. The end, to 'Enry : ZED

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