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New York Times, Sunday, January 1, 2006

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 83 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Failures : LAPSES
7. Strolled : AMBLED
13. Mob action : RAMPAGE
20. Foothold facilitator : ICEAXE
21. Annual October event, with "the" : SERIES
22. "That really touched me" : IMMOVED
23. Scene of some disgraceful one-nighters? : REPROACHMOTEL
25. Traffic caution : PEDXING
26. Longtime Syrian president : ASSAD
27. Singer Redbone : LEON
28. Business honcho Perelman, who was once the richest man in America : RON
29. Bad testimony : LIE
30. Headline about a philanthropist's settled loan? : HUMANITARIANREPAID
37. Several periods : ERA
40. Bribe : SOP
41. Vacationer's destination : RESORT
42. Rudy's coach in "Rudy" : ARA
43. Take off (on) : RIFF
45. Wife of Saturn : OPS
47. Like a piece of cake : SWEET
49. "That'll do, thanks" : IMSET
53. "I'll say it again — I'm outta here"? : GOTTAREPEATANDRUN
58. A : ONE
59. Slows : STEMS
60. Slow : DUMB
61. Largest island in the Cyclades : NAXOS
62. It may blow when it's hot : FUSE
63. Prefix with angular : RECT
65. Pour : RAIN
67. Made privy to : LETINON
69. Darning some smelly socks? : REPAIRINGDIRTYLAUNDRY
75. Early French settler in the Maritimes : ACADIAN
76. "Oxford Blues" star, 1984 : LOWE
77. Fitness centers : SPAS
78. Meticulousness : CARE
79. "Julius Caesar" role : CASCA
83. When repeated, a South Seas getaway : BORA
85. Tattered Tom's creator : ALGER
88. D.C. setting : EST
89. Item on a busboy's to-do list? : REPLACETABLECLOTH
92. Donne, for one : RHYME
94. Spent : TIRED
95. Behind : AFT
96. Bygone time : YORE
97. Notebook maker : IBM
99. Can't stand : DETEST
102. Diving bird : AUK
104. Grp. with some crack staff : DEA
105. Retrieves a phone message again? : REPLAYSITONTHELINE
111. Had something : ATE
112. Kicks : FUN
113. Ill-gotten gains : PELF
114. Old Russian ruler known as "The Moneybag" : IVANI
118. Big cheese? : THEMOON
121. Drive Dali back? : REPELSALVADOR
125. Occupied, as a saddle : SATUPON
126. Irish P.M. Ahern : BERTIE
127. Calm : SEDATE
128. Running out of gas : ONEMPTY
129. Vital ratings period : SWEEPS
130. Password preceder : USERID
1. Bologna bread, once : LIRA
2. First-rate : ACES
3. Perks (up) : PEPS
4. Skater Hughes : SARAH
5. Moving experience? : EXODUS
6. It makes waves : SEA
7. Bloodless : ASHEN
8. Recounted account : MEMOIR
9. "The Professor: A Tale" novelist : BRONTE
10. Turned on : LIT
11. Clown's foot spec, maybe : EEE
12. Cable alternative : DSL
13. Wisconsin college town : RIPON
14. Egyptian god of the universe : AMENRA
15. Mid-millennium year : MMD
16. Curse : POX
17. Walled city near Madrid : AVILA
18. Contents of lamps, maybe : GENII
19. Just beat : EDGED
24. Played pat-a-cake : CLAPPED
28. Blue : RATEDX
31. Secure : MOOR
32. ___ mgr. : ASST
33. Actor Atkinson, player of Mr. Bean : ROWAN
34. "The Faerie Queene" character : IRENA
35. Faerie land : ERIN
36. One of TV's Ewings : PAM
37. Work units : ERGS
38. Go wild : RIOT
39. Opening-night celebration : AFTERPARTY
44. Md. town near Baltimore : FTMEADE
46. Reject : SPURN
48. Fairy tale character : TROLL
50. "O.K. by me" : SOUNDSGOOD
51. TV journalist David : ENSOR
52. Minute : TEENY
54. PC character system : ASCII
55. Slate, e.g. : EMAG
56. Put ___ on (go for at auction) : ABID
57. ___ directed : USEAS
62. "It's about time!" : FINALLY
64. Bit of evidence : TRACE
66. Frequent English football score : NIL
68. Late name in rap : TUPAC
69. Toy on a track : RACER
70. Online shoppers might use it : ECASH
71. Unsuitable : INAPT
72. Gen. ___ E. Lee : ROBT
73. Old draft category : TWOA
74. ___ Buena, Calif. : YERBA
80. Came home dusty? : SLIDIN
81. "Put it here," basically : CARET
82. Prefix with nitrile : ACETO
84. Farm plant also called lucerne : ALFALFA
86. To be over there? : ETRE
87. Mother of Hades : RHEA
89. Country name : REBA
90. Place at the start : EDEN
91. Pin holder : ETUI
93. .001 inch : MIL
98. "Ri-i-i-i-ight!" : MYFOOT
100. City connected to the Sunshine Skyway Br. : STPETE
101. Nickname of baseball's Leo Durocher : THELIP
103. Hibachi chef's pride : KNIVES
105. 1969 Hoffman role : RATSO
106. Novelist Canin : ETHAN
107. Senior Tour golfer Calvin : PEETE
108. Bright : SUNNY
109. Someone ___ problem : ELSES
110. Dodge : EVADE
115. Purim month : ADAR
116. Denier's comment : NOTI
117. Hot : IRED
119. Queen ___ : MUM
120. Across the street from: Abbr. : OPP
121. N.F.L. ball carriers : RBS
122. "That's gross!" : EEW
123. School opening? : PRE
124. The Fighting Tigers, for short : LSU

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