New York Times, Monday, August 24, 2009

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

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Across Down
1. Kitchen V.I.P.'s : CHEFS
6. Towel (off) : WIPE
10. Rock star, say : IDOL
14. W.W. II German sub : UBOAT
15. Peak : APEX
16. Moore of "G.I. Jane" : DEMI
17. Tilter at windmills : DONQUIXOTE
19. City NNW of Oklahoma City : ENID
20. Raised, as livestock : BRED
21. "Dee-fense! Dee-fense!" and others : CHANTS
23. Little article accompanying a bigger article : SIDEBAR
27. For free : GRATIS
28. One of golf's four majors : USOPEN
29. Biblical objects of multiplication : LOAVES
30. Sprinted : RACED
31. ___ Carlo (part of Monaco) : MONTE
32. "Hike!" callers in football, for short : QBS
35. Entryway : GATE
36. Fabricate, as a signature : FORGE
37. Multinational currency : EURO
38. Umberto ___, author of "The Name of the Rose" : ECO
39. Santa's little helpers : ELVES
40. Cranium contents : BRAIN
41. Hire, as a lawyer : RETAIN
43. Industry in Las Vegas and Atlantic City : GAMING
44. Plaza : SQUARE
45. Plaza displays : PARADES
46. Psychology 101, e.g. : COURSE
47. Number of calories in water : ZERO
48. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
49. Place to order a Blizzard : DAIRYQUEEN
55. Softly hit ball in tennis : DINK
56. "Render ___ Caesar ..." : UNTO
57. Eggs on : URGES
58. Writer ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
59. Aspirin target : PAIN
60. ___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
1. What a cow chews : CUD
2. "Entourage" network : HBO
3. Ages and ages : EON
4. Online help page : FAQ
5. Struck accidentally, as the toe : STUBBED
6. Floor finisher : WAXER
7. Item with earbuds : IPOD
8. Favorite : PET
9. Detest : EXECRATE
10. Think creatively : IDEATE
11. Star of "The Rookie," 2002 : DENNISQUAID
12. Fails to mention : OMITS
13. Jar tops : LIDS
18. Ahmadinejad's country : IRAN
22. One who's well off : HAVE
23. Increase in troop levels : SURGE
24. Newton with a law named after him : ISAAC
25. Medicine woman of 1990s TV : DOCTORQUINN
26. Fencing sword : EPEE
27. Pagoda instruments : GONGS
29. Italian 31-Down star Sophia : LOREN
31. See 29-Down : MOVIE
33. Salt water : BRINE
34. Hymns, e.g. : SONGS
36. Came back strong, as allergies : FLAREDUP
37. Bombeck who wrote "The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank" : ERMA
39. Greek H's : ETAS
40. Like the works of Handel and Bach : BAROQUE
42. "I've got it!" : EUREKA
43. Indiana birthplace of the Jackson 5 : GARY
44. Sphere or cube : SOLID
45. Argentine dictator who was ousted in 1955 : PERON
46. Relinquish : CEDE
47. Casserole pasta : ZITI
50. "Gimme ___!" (Alabama cheerleader's cry) : ANA
51. Container at many receptions : URN
52. Maniacal leader? : EGO
53. Ingredient in some sushi rolls : EEL
54. Intelligence-gathering org. : NSA

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