New York Times, Tuesday, March 21, 2000

Author: Nick Grivas
Editor: Will Shortz
Nick Grivas
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Grivas. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Current units : AMPS
5. Many comedy teams : DUOS
9. Squirrel away : STASH
14. Some is junk : MAIL
15. Archer of "Patriot Games" : ANNE
16. Marseille menu : CARTE
17. Collection in Old Icelandic : EDDA
18. Carpe ___ : DIEM
19. "The ___ Incident" (1943 Fonda film) : OXBOW
20. Assume what's being asked : BEGTHEQUESTION
23. Parting word : ADIEU
24. Not happy : UPSET
25. Flushed : RED
27. Trinity member : SON
28. Ginnie ___ : MAE
30. Mystery writer Josephine : TEY
31. Mr. Potato Head part : EAR
32. Early Microsoft offering : DOS
33. "A mouse!" : EEK
34. Captures : BAGS
35. Wake sleeping dogs, so to speak : BORROWTROUBLE
39. ___ Jones's locker : DAVY
40. NASDAQ listings: Abbr. : COS
41. Speakers' pause fillers : UMS
42. Ending with methyl : ENE
43. Round Table title : SIR
44. Indy 500 logo : STP
45. Place to take a cure : SPA
48. Cone bearer : FIR
49. Italian poet Torquato ___ : TASSO
51. Suffer a loss, slangily : EATIT
53. Get closer to home, in a way : STEALTHIRDBASE
56. Not level : ATILT
57. Like service station rags : OILY
58. Black-and-white hunter : ORCA
59. ___ fatale : FEMME
60. At liberty : FREE
61. Victory signs : VEES
62. Long lock : TRESS
63. A.T.F. agents : FEDS
64. To be, to Tiberius : ESSE
1. One-celled pond dwellers : AMEBAS
2. Got by : MADEDO
3. Hardly the Queen's English : PIDGIN
4. List of candidates : SLATE
5. Miami-___ County : DADE
6. More than unusual : UNIQUE
7. Get the better of : ONEUP
8. Academic term : SEMESTER
9. Shipmate of Bones and Spock : SCOTTY
10. Downtown cruiser : TAXI
11. Like sloths and tree toads : ARBOREAL
12. Alley Oop's time : STONEAGE
13. Chop down : HEW
21. Sitcom material : HUMOR
22. Search for : SEEKOUT
26. Welby and Kildare: Abbr. : DRS
29. Not gregarious : ASOCIAL
32. Like some martinis : DRY
33. Sci-fi visitors : ETS
34. Air rifle ammo : BBS
35. Item that may be slid down : BANISTER
36. Paycheck booster : OVERTIME
37. Least fortunate : WORSTOFF
38. Called balls and strikes : UMPED
39. Rock's ___ Leppard : DEF
43. The contiguous 48 : STATES
44. Dirty : SOILED
45. Oddballs may draw them : STARES
46. Zodiac fishes : PISCES
47. "Ten-hut!" undoer : ATEASE
50. Talia of "Rocky" : SHIRE
52. Beyond's partner : ABOVE
54. "Desire Under the ___" : ELMS
55. Cereal grasses : RYES
56. Toward the tiller : AFT

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