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New York Times, Monday, April 1, 2002

Author:
Roger Barkan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Roger Barkan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQVXYZ} Spans: 2 Grid has repeated answers This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Barkan. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

Look closely. This puzzle has unusual symmetry. April Fools!

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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0401 ( 19,137 )

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Across
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Scrounges (for) : GRUBS
6
Antlered animals : ELKS
10
New Testament book : ACTS
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Move rapidly toward : RUNAT
15
Wordwise Webster : NOAH
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When doubled, quickly : CHOP
17
___ Sam : UNCLE
18
Dog in Oz : TOTO
19
"___ Lee" (classic song) : AURA
20
Like some figures : BALLPARK
22
Dad, slangily : OLDMAN
24
Part of a process : STEP
25
Luau memento : LEI
26
Skater Babilonia : TAI
27
1986 sci-fi sequel : ALIENS
30
Fundamental : BASIC
34
Free access : ENTREE
37
Third word in "America" : TIS
39
Pitcher's stat : ERA
40
See eye-to-eye? : LOOKINTHEMIRROR
44
Krazy ___ : KAT
45
"Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
46
Seas : OCEANS
47
Model's session : SHOOT
50
Like salmon, often : SMOKED
52
Certain retriever, briefly : LAB
54
Knock off, to a mobster : ICE
55
Statutes : LAWS
59
Maine's ___ National Park : ACADIA
62
Stop signal : REDLIGHT
64
Buddy : CHUM
65
Medical liquids : SERA
67
Playing marble : AGGIE
68
___ Bora (Afghan region) : TORA
69
Numbered club : IRON
70
Part of an egg : WHITE
71
Bridge : SPAN
72
Train segments : CARS
73
Prepare, as tea : STEEP
Down
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Beetle larvae : GRUBS
2
Charge : RUNAT
3
"I give!" : UNCLE
4
Shea, for one : BALLPARK
5
Footfall : STEP
6
Meat dish, often : ENTREE
7
Examine oneself : LOOKINTHEMIRROR
8
Kit ___ bar : KAT
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"Darn!" : SHOOT
10
"Evangeline" setting : ACADIA
11
Fish scraps : CHUM
12
When tripled, a W.W. II movie : TORA
13
Nine inches : SPAN
21
Ones with green cards : ALIENS
23
Igor's place : LAB
28
Hawaii's ___ Day : LEI
29
You: Ger. : SIE
31
"Will be," to Doris Day : SERA
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Unwrinkle : IRON
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"Shake It Up" band, with "the" : CARS
34
Fraternal members : ELKS
35
Man famous for doing a double take? : NOAH
36
In ___ (entirely) : TOTO
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Had Marlboros, say : SMOKED
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Notes after las : TIS
42
"Rocks" : ICE
43
Kind of district : REDLIGHT
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Hemingway title character : OLDMAN
49
Mai ___ : TAI
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"___ Eleven" (Sinatra film) : OCEANS
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Microsoft's first product : BASIC
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Texas A&M player : AGGIE
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Like a surrender flag : WHITE
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Very expensive : STEEP
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Does stage work : ACTS
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Cut of lamb : CHOP
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Radiant glow : AURA
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Samuel ___, inventor of the stock ticker : LAWS
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Paleozoic, for one : ERA

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