POST-HOLIDAY BLUES

New York Times, Sunday, January 14, 2001

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 65 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Aw, shaddup!" : SITONIT
8. Unfit for detail work : SLOPPY
14. Stew holders : CROCKS
20. Horizontal molding : CORNICE
21. Long-tailed finch : TOWHEE
22. "Who'd like to volunteer?" : ANYONE
23. Start of a January lament : TWASTHREEWEEKS
25. Yellowish-pink : SALMON
26. ___ con Dios (Spanish farewell) : VAYA
27. As to : INRE
28. Arab's greeting : NEIGH
30. Business card abbr. : EXT
31. √Čvian-___-Bains, France : LES
34. It's a bust : TORSO
36. Muscat money : RIALS
39. Lament, part 2 : AFTERCHRISTMASANDALL
46. Human rights agcy. : ILO
47. Aligned : TRUED
48. Pops composer Anderson : LEROY
49. Tabby talk: Var. : MIAOU
51. Short end of the stick : RAWDEAL
53. Big boo-boo : BONER
54. Long suits : FORTES
55. Sandusky's county : ERIE
56. Photo finish : MATTE
59. Shipboard direction : ASTERN
61. Wool coat wearer : EWE
62. Coup ___ : DETAT
64. High, in Le Havre : HAUTE
66. Two- or four-seater? : MAITRED
68. Lament, part 3 : THROUGHTHEHOUSE
73. Code of the samurai : BUSHIDO
76. Diamond figure : CARAT
77. Must : HASTO
81. "Deathtrap" writer Levin : IRA
82. Bird of prey : RAPTOR
86. On the up and up : LEGIT
88. Wet septet : SEAS
89. Ford classics, familiarly : TBIRDS
91. Center of Los Angeles : ONEAL
93. First name in civil rights : CORETTA
95. "The Crucible" setting : SALEM
96. Escalator feature : TREAD
97. New York strip alternative : TBONE
99. 8 in a date: Abbr. : AUG
100. Lament, part 4 : NOTASINGLETHINGFITME
104. Taylor of "The Nanny" : RENEE
105. How some losses are shown : INRED
106. Major 20's supplier? : ATM
107. # # #: Abbr. : NOS
109. Meadowlands contests : TROTS
112. Modern ice cream flavor : OREO
114. Look ahead : PLAN
118. "Sure thing!" : YOUBET
121. End of the lament : NOTEVENABLOUSE
125. Kind of notebook : SPIRAL
126. Up : ARISEN
127. It's enough to make you cry : TEARGAS
128. What's left behind : ESTATE
129. Like Miss Congeniality : NICEST
130. Shakes a leg : HASTENS
1. Initials in 70's-80's comedy : SCTV
2. "Field of Dreams" setting : IOWA
3. Carhop's need : TRAY
4. Marked down : ONSALE
5. N.Y.C. hoops contest : NIT
6. First person in Berlin : ICH
7. Garr of "Mr. Mom" : TERI
8. Olympics no-no : STEROID
9. Dims : LOWERS
10. Be beholden to : OWE
11. Wonders : PHENOMENA
12. Little yipper : PEKE
13. Webb Pierce song "___ Know Why" : YESI
14. Redeem : CASHIN
15. Information decoder, maybe : RNA
16. Olive ___ : OYL
17. Follows : COMESLATER
18. Fort with a fortune : KNOX
19. Posted : SENT
24. ___ dos aguas (in doubt): Sp. : ENTRE
29. Lee side? : GRAY
32. Art Deco designer : ERTE
33. "Get lost!" : SCRAM
35. Allied jumping-off point of July 1944 : STLO
37. Caution : ADMONISH
38. Animal house : LAIR
39. Put on : AIRED
40. Car trunk item, maybe : FLARE
41. Namely : TOWIT
42. It's hard to keep going : HULAHOOP
43. Athens's Temple of ___ : ARES
44. Make piles, say : SORT
45. "Camelot" composer : LOEWE
50. Drew on : USED
52. Failure : DEATH
53. One of Alcott's "little women" : BETH
54. Woman of die Welt : FRAU
57. ___ lepton (physics particle) : TAU
58. Jerk : TUG
60. Symbol like :-) or :-( : EMOTICON
63. Classic Orson Welles film, with "The" : THIRDMAN
65. Abbr. sometimes used twice in a row : ETC
67. Rib : TEASE
69. Vitamin bottle info : RDAS
70. Campus location : HALL
71. Poetic preposition : ERE
72. "Blue-eyed" one in "The Tempest" : HAG
73. Crumbs : BITS
74. Like some legends : URBAN
75. Boy's outfit with bell-bottom trousers : SAILORSUIT
78. Lay into : SETAT
79. Ryan's daughter : TATUM
80. River named for an Indian tribe : OSAGE
83. On the fence : TORN
84. A hundred sawbucks : ONEG
85. True-to-life : REALISTIC
87. Island nation east of Fiji : TONGA
90. Astrolabe plate : RETE
92. Gulf port : ADEN
94. Broken, old-style : REFT
96. Seating section : TIER
97. It's due once a month : THERENT
98. Delaware senator : BIDEN
101. Quiet : SETTLE
102. Storehouses : TROVES
103. BMW, e.g. : IMPORT
107. Trading letters : NYSE
108. "My bad" : OOPS
110. ___ even keel : ONAN
111. Math rings : TORI
113. Gadzooks, for one : OATH
115. Go downhill fast? : LUGE
116. Simile part : ASAN
117. Eliot ___ : NESS
119. Kind of strap : BRA
120. Dig in : EAT
122. Legal conclusion : ESE
123. Actress Benaderet : BEA
124. Much of "Deck the Halls" : LAS

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