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THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT

New York Times, Sunday, January 11, 2004

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {QWXZ} This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 19,787
Across Down
1. Satirist Mort : SAHL
5. Company store exchange : SCRIP
10. La ___, Calif. : JOLLA
15. 1960's-70's Pontiacs : GTOS
19. Plant with spiny-edged leaves : ALOE
20. Pass over : ELIDE
21. Civil War side, with "the" : UNION
22. Go on and on : RANT
23. Part of an M.D.'s sched. : APPT
24. Reason to call the exterminator? : RATINCREASE
26. Fencing piece : EPEE
27. Extend a college athlete's eligibility : REDSHIRT
29. 90-Down college town : ORONO
30. Former Michigan/ Indiana tribe : MIAMIS
32. Actress Massey : ILONA
33. Car in a Beach Boys song : TBIRD
34. Ski trail : PISTE
35. They may be taken in an emergency : STAIRS
37. Combine : FUSE
38. Pavements : MACADAMS
41. Buccaneer's locale : TAMPA
42. Haberdashery robberies? : HATCRIMES
45. Stuffy-sounding : NASAL
46. Blood classification system : ABO
47. Handled : SEENTO
49. Dealer's foe : NARC
50. Zap : NUKE
51. "___ Lisa Smile" (2003 film) : MONA
53. Clean fish? : SANITARYCOD
56. Criticize severely : RIP
57. Footwork? : PODIATRY
59. Revolting ones : REBS
60. Away : ABSENT
63. Popular rejoinders : DUHS
64. Tolerate : ABIDE
66. F.B.I. operative : GMAN
67. Hair ointment : POMADE
70. Singer India.___ : ARIE
71. Problem : HEADACHE
75. South American tuber : OCA
76. Directive to a masseur at a Jewish spa? : RUBGOLDBERG
80. It's pushed in Kensington Gardens : PRAM
81. "Shane" star : LADD
83. Card : RIOT
84. Rig owners : OILMEN
86. "Dee-lish!" : YUM
87. Latin name for ancient Troy : ILIUM
89. Limited, as some 1960's military service? : INNAMONLY
91. Accord : AMITY
93. Like many beachgoers : SANDALED
95. "Daniel Boone" actor : AMES
96. Ammonia derivatives : AMINES
97. Barbaric : CRUEL
98. Elite : ALIST
100. Injured : STUNG
101. Unoriginal argument : REHASH
103. 103-Down appendage : FROND
104. Accumulates : STORESUP
107. Have ___ for : ITIN
108. Swindle at Ben & Jerry's? : ICECREAMCON
111. Very : OHSO
112. Judges' seat : BANC
113. Bridge expert : GOREN
114. "___ Got a Friend" : YOUVE
115. Colleague of Kent : LANE
116. Leader's name that's etymologically related to "chess" : SHAH
117. Accord maker : HONDA
118. Allied : SIDED
119. Latin 101 word : AMAT
1. German/French river : SAAR
2. Peak near Neuchâtel : ALPE
3. Jewel at a 50's dance? : HOPDIAMOND
4. Revealed : LETSLIP
5. European finches : SERINS
6. Noted Barton : CLARA
7. "Hud" director : RITT
8. ___ Amin : IDI
9. 90-Down tribe : PENOBSCOT
10. Case worker? : JUROR
11. Standing : ONEND
12. 10th-12th century dynasty : LIAO
13. Article in El Diario : LOS
14. Weak : ANEMIC
15. Rather, to some? : GREATDAN
16. Pint of water, say? : TAPMEASURE
17. R.E.M.'s "The ___ Love" : ONEI
18. Rel. figures : STES
25. One hawking : CRIER
28. Parts of el día : HORAS
31. "No man ___ island" : ISAN
33. All together, musically : TUTTI
34. Washington city on the Columbia : PASCO
35. Approval sign : STAMP
36. Something to avoid : TABOO
37. Kind of pack : FANNY
38. Cougars or Bobcats, slangily : MERCS
39. "___ Whoopee!" (1920's hit) : MAKIN
40. Was out : SLEPT
42. Considers, as testimony : HEARS
43. "The Lady ___" : INRED
44. "I'll think about it" : MAYBE
48. Job antecedent : ESTHER
52. John/Rice musical : AIDA
54. The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
55. Hurt : DAMAGE
58. I.R.S. agent: Abbr. : AUD
61. Scolding word to a dog : BAD
62. Hike : SNAP
64. About 1% of the Earth's atmosphere : ARGON
65. Life of a region : BIOTA
66. Infected : GERMY
67. Greek city-state : POLIS
68. City west of Daytona Beach : OCALA
69. Like an angry Mao Zedong? : MADINCHINA
70. In ___ (stuck) : ABIND
71. ___ Angels : HELLS
72. Crocodile tears? : CRYINGSHAM
73. Like some cuisine : HAUTE
74. TV prizes : EMMYS
77. An archangel : URIEL
78. Sentencing times : DOOMSDAYS
79. I.Q. test pioneer : BINET
82. Western enterprise that goes bankrupt? : DUDRANCH
85. Belgian city or province : NAMUR
88. Art Spiegelman best seller : MAUS
90. See 29-Across or 9-Down : MAINE
92. Long Island town : MINEOLA
94. University in Bethlehem : LEHIGH
96. Made reparations : ATONED
98. Curving : ARCED
99. Actress Luft : LORNA
100. Kettle's place : STOVE
101. Barbecue fare : RIBS
102. Greenland base for many polar expeditions : ETAH
103. See 103-Across : FERN
104. Gulf war missile : SCUD
105. Annapolis inst. : USNA
106. Pound, e.g. : POET
109. Bill's partner : COO
110. Reply of mock aggrievement : MOI

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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