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New York Times, Sunday, January 10, 1999

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Question for Poirot : WHO
4. Do away with : SCRUB
9. Twinges : PANGS
14. Braces : TWOS
18. His greeting at the Vatican : HELLOPOPE
20. ___ Gay : ENOLA
21. 1914 battle site : MARNE
22. With 115-Across, his protest about always being quoted : IREALLYDIDNTSAY
24. Élève's place : ECOLE
25. Demand at a breakup : LEAVE
26. "I'll get right ___!" : ONIT
27. Valuable Scrabble tile : ESS
28. Some TV's : SONYS
29. Sight from Messina : ETNA
30. Scale notes : TIS
32. Idle talk, so to speak : GAS
34. ___-you-please (not tied down) : GOAS
36. Skedaddle : GIT
37. Clangor : DIN
38. It pours but doesn't rain : URN
39. With 68- and 97-Across, his comment while driving to Cooperstown : WERELOST
41. Alphabet trio : MNO
42. It makes a racket : CATGUT
44. Real estate account : ESCROW
45. Site of ancient Miletus : IONIA
48. With 86-Across, his query after a sudden downpour : WHERESTHAT
50. Group of notes sung on one syllable : MELISMA
52. Old Eur. conflict : WWI
54. Punt, for one : BOAT
55. 747 letters : TWA
57. Old hat : DATED
58. Carbolic acid : PHENOL
60. Rope with a loop : RIATA
64. El océano, por ejemplo : AGUA
66. "There you ___" : ARE
67. Radiation dosage : REM
68. See 39-Across : BUTWEREMAKING
71. Folks : KIN
72. ___ treadmill : ONA
73. "Star Wars" lovely : LEIA
74. Cola choice : PEPSI
75. Make gloomy : DEJECT
77. After-theater destination? : VIDEO
79. Year of Clovis I's death : DXI
81. Suffix with refer : ENCE
83. O.T. book : ISA
84. How some warnings are given : STERNLY
86. See 48-Across : COMINGFROM
91. Put on : STAGE
92. Centers of interest : MECCAS
93. Foppish : LADIDA
96. Green : ECO
97. See 39-Across : GOODTIME
99. Crackerjack : ACE
100. Devil's end? : ISH
102. Road warning : SLO
103. It may be grand : TOUR
104. That girl in "That Girl" : ANN
105. Baseball's Master Melvin : OTT
106. Quash : VETO
107. Cabaret band : COMBO
109. Draw from : TAP
111. Word before house or hall : TOWN
113. Big troublemaker : SATAN
114. Light ___ : ASAIR
115. See 22-Across : EVERYTHINGISAID
119. Small change : PENNY
120. Network, e.g. : AIRER
121. Source of all the quotes in this puzzle : YOGIBERRA
122. Ice cream brand : EDYS
123. Gray shade : TAUPE
124. High-hatters : SNOBS
125. "Let's do it!" : YES
1. Passed, with "away" : WHILED
2. Inquisition target : HERETIC
3. 1992 David Mamet play : OLEANNA
4. Flounder's cousin : SOLE
5. Mil. rank : CPL
6. Mr. Rogers : ROY
7. Swept hairstyles : UPDOS
8. 60's event : BEIN
9. One of five rulers : PENTARCH
10. Farm worker : ANT
11. Plane part : NOSE
12. Major shipbuilding city : GLASGOW
13. Dicta : SAYSOS
14. Sonora snack : TACO
15. See 53-Down : WRONGMISTAKES
16. His reaction to the election of a Jewish mayor in Dublin : ONLYINAMERICA
17. Follows through on : SEESTO
19. Hot issue : LAVA
21. Imbroglio : MESS
23. Word in many magazine titles : DIGEST
30. Loyal : TRUEBLUE
31. Emcee's forte : INTRO
33. Hospital supplies : SERA
35. Play to ___ : ATIE
38. Critic's pan : UGH
39. Certain terrier, informally : WESTIE
40. 1990's Senate leader : LOTT
43. Double : TWIN
46. Senescence : OLDAGE
47. Peeples of TV's "Fame" : NIA
49. Auricular problem : EARWAX
50. Early stargazers? : MAGI
51. Make ___ in : ADENT
52. What he liked best about school : WHENITSCLOSED
53. With 15-Down, his take on why the Yankees lost the 1960 World Series : WEMADETOOMANY
56. Kind of hours : WAKING
58. Can. divisions : PROVS
59. Geometric figure : OBLONG
61. Klee contemporary : ARP
62. Driver's helper? : TEE
63. Concert prop : AMP
65. Opposite of ham : UNDERACT
69. Clean (up) : TIDY
70. In ___ (somehow) : ASENSE
76. Hendrix of 60's rock : JIMI
78. Horse-and-buggy ___ : ERA
80. Sewed up : ICED
82. Uncommon major : CFLAT
85. Big name in construction : LEGO
87. Numerical prefix : OCTA
88. Trapper John's last name : MCINTYRE
89. Answer to an accusation, maybe : IAMNOT
90. Copland's "Symphonic ___" : ODE
92. Brno is its principal city : MORAVIA
94. Low-cal : DIETARY
95. "Steps in Time" autobiographer : ASTAIRE
96. Slip away : ESCAPE
98. Beat at dinner : OUTEAT
101. Civics, e.g. : HONDAS
103. Sir Robert Peel, notably : TORY
105. Reason for tears? : ONION
106. Still life subject : VASE
108. Containers : BINS
110. Mountainous land : PERU
112. Explanations : WHYS
113. They're all in the family : SIBS
116. Elephant fan: Abbr. : REP
117. Vietnam's ___ Dinh Diem : NGO
118. Male cat : GIB

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