SOUTHERN-SPEAK

New York Times, Sunday, January 11, 1998

Author: Nancy Joline and Peg Conner
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Nicholson Joline
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 84 for Ms. Joline. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Conner. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Signals at sea : WIGWAGS
8. "War and Peace" heroine : NATASHA
15. Indian dwelling : HOGAN
20. Like Miss Congeniality : AMIABLE
21. Christie and others : AGATHAS
22. Madonna role : EVITA
23. Tar? : SPAREINTHETRUNK
25. Connoisseur : MAVEN
26. Reception site, maybe : TENT
27. Catty comments : MEWS
28. Even : TIED
29. Red ___ : ALERT
30. Tolkien creatures : ENTS
31. Sprint competitor : MCI
32. Crazy, in Cannes : FOU
33. Distance between pillars : SPAN
36. Yorkshire river : URE
37. 60's org. : SDS
38. Heyum? : MEATFROMHOGS
41. Some are "great" : APES
42. Common setting for a joke : BAR
43. Mme., in Madrid : SRA
44. Check out : INSPECT
46. Not separately : ENMASSE
50. Last choice on some lists : OTHER
53. Come-___ : HITHER
56. Destined : MEANT
57. Commitment : VOW
59. Encouraging words : OLES
61. Sleuth Lupin : ARSENE
62. Kind of mail : BULK
63. Minnie? : INNUMERABLE
66. Phone trio : GHI
67. A.A.A. recommendations : RTES
68. Eliot's Grizabella, e.g. : CAT
69. Popular White House souvenir : PEN
70. It precedes "com" : DOT
71. Part of a comparison : THAN
72. "Exodus" role : ARI
73. Furner? : NONAMERICAN
76. They move in a charged atmosphere : IONS
77. Request of an equestrian : CANTER
79. Corn ___ : PONE
80. Multipurpose truck, for short : UTE
81. "Home Alone" actor : PESCI
82. Meg, among the "little women" : ELDEST
83. Stranger : ODDER
85. Teach, with "up" : SMARTEN
87. Strong : INTENSE
90. Prog. Cons. rival, in Canada : LIB
92. Med. drama sites : ERS
93. Guns : REVS
95. Purty? : GOODTOLOOKAT
99. L-1011 alternative : SST
102. Athos, to Porthos : AMI
103. Salon offering : PERM
104. Cable inits. : HBO
105. Less than diddly : NIL
106. Bank posting : RATE
107. Broadcasting feed : VIDEO
109. "Aladdin" prince and namesakes : ALIS
111. Whip : BEST
112. Two-dimensional extent : AREA
113. Mexican waters : AGUAS
114. Hail? : PLACEFORSINNERS
117. Critical : GRAVE
118. Becomes understood : SINKSIN
119. "Your Show of Shows" name : IMOGENE
120. Person with a net, perhaps : EELER
121. Begins to like : TAKESTO
122. Waterloos : NEMESES
1. Dissipates : WASTES
2. Threaten : IMPEND
3. Fairy tale characters : GIANTS
4. All's partner : WARTS
5. 16th President, familiarly : ABE
6. Inklings : GLIMMERS
7. ___ Lake, N.Y. : SENECA
8. Nopes : NAHS
9. ___-old : AGE
10. It's only skin-deep : TATTOO
11. Museum room, maybe : ATRIUM
12. "Leaving Las Vegas" actress : SHUE
13. Participatory : HANDSON
14. "Don't ___!" : ASK
15. Hercules : HEMAN
16. Elliptical : OVAL
17. Dah? : GIVEUPTHEGHOST
18. Pied-___ : ATERRE
19. Port on the Loire : NANTES
24. Dweebs : TWITS
32. Kind of house : FRAT
34. Movie ratings : PGS
35. It paves the way : ASPHALT
38. Spar : MAST
39. Show disapproval : FROWN
40. Caterer's need : HIRER
41. "Hamlet" has five : ACTS
42. Deposits : BANKS
45. Drogheda's locale : EIRE
46. Welcoming or parting gesture : EMBRACE
47. Like some corners : NEUTRAL
48. Mayun? : MALEINDIVIDUAL
49. Poland Spring competitor : EVIAN
51. Hit a four-bagger : HOMERED
52. Nicholas Gage book : ELENI
54. Intensify : ENHANCE
55. Restrains : REINSIN
58. Available : ONTAP
60. Mubarak's predecessor : SADAT
64. Turn topsy-turvy : UPEND
65. Dog treats : BONES
68. Procession : CORTEGE
71. La Scala features : TIERS
73. It may be feathered : NEST
74. Was bossy? : MOOED
75. Antique shop item : CURIO
78. Perfect ones : TENS
81. Actor's goal : PART
84. London greeting : ELLO
86. Occasion calling for grace : MEALTIME
88. Easter starter : NOR
89. Onetime U.N. effort site : SOMALIA
91. Cause for hitting the forehead : BONER
93. Sack : RAVAGE
94. Baryshnikov, e.g. : EMIGRE
96. Actor Alan of "Hope & Gloria" : THICKE
97. Haunt : OBSESS
98. Like some cousins : KISSIN
99. Allahabad attire : SAREES
100. Tristram Shandy's creator : STERNE
101. Rags : TEASES
103. Toughie : POSER
106. Roam : RANGE
108. Overhang : EAVE
110. Limp, as hair : LANK
111. Pro ___ : BONO
114. Attention-getter : PST
115. It may be thrown : FIT
116. Napoléon, for one : NOM

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