FOLLOWING ORDERS

New York Times, Sunday, January 17, 1999

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 50 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Where Hawthorne wrote "The Scarlet Letter" : SALEM
6. Verve : ELAN
10. Crackers : BATS
14. Bacillus shapes : RODS
18. Blazing : AFIRE
19. Food fish, in scientific names : SOLEA
21. "My Brother ___" (Grateful Dead song) : ESAU
22. The wrong stuff : EVIL
23. Pecking order? : KISSMEQUICK
25. Money order? : GIMMEFIVE
27. Dynamo's pivot : STATOR
28. Team coached by Bud Grant for 17 years : VIKINGS
30. Coordinated, in a way : ALINED
31. Function : ROLE
33. Rare sports result : TIE
34. Bad reception? : ICINESS
35. Alphabetical order? : MINDYOURPSANDQS
42. Litmus is one kind : TEST
43. On the main : ASEA
44. Red shade : CERISE
45. Disconnected : UNDID
47. Skewer : STAB
48. Che cohort : FIDEL
49. Reverent : PIOUS
50. Abbr. concerning the holy or "potholy" : STS
53. Difficult position : HOTSEAT
55. Batting order? : SOCKITTOMENOW
59. Waxed : GREW
61. Split : RENT
62. Dozer's spot : SOFA
63. Cry at an old-fashioned battle : CHARGE
67. Tick off : INCENSE
70. Headed north, by Northwest : FLEWUP
72. Interlaken's river : AARE
73. Snowfall : COAT
74. Agitate : RILE
76. Back order? : STEPTOTHEREAR
82. Sagebrush State native : NEVADAN
87. Kind of cozy : TEA
88. Bubbling on the stove : ABOIL
89. Tree thicket : COPSE
91. Moth with translucent spots on its wings : LUNA
92. Red flag : ALERT
93. It's deadly for Bardot : FATALE
95. Skip : OMIT
96. Aura : HALO
98. Benedictine order? : MAKEMINEADOUBLE
102. They hold cones : RETINAE
104. Had a cone : ATE
105. Not orig. : IMIT
106. Regard : ESTEEM
107. Neighbor of the larynx : TRACHEA
110. Impresario : STAGER
115. Side order? : STANDBYME
117. Suborder? : HOLDTHEMAYO
119. Poop out : TIRE
120. It's often on the house : LOAN
121. Pioneer in calculus : EULER
122. Levels : RAZES
123. Returned MS holder : SASE
124. Many ages : EONS
125. Encouraging : ROSY
126. Squirreled supply : STASH
1. New York merchant Horace : SAKS
2. Throw ___ (go ballistic) : AFIT
3. One of the Simpsons : LISA
4. Word with while : ERST
5. Computer buyer's concern : MEMORY
6. Atty.'s title : ESQ
7. Like some vents : LOUVERED
8. Et ___ : ALII
9. Guitar part : NECK
10. Implored : BEGGED
11. One way to buy an item : ASIS
12. McDonald's lid? : TAM
13. Tree with tiny red berries : SUMAC
14. Cultivated : REFINED
15. Cheviots and merinos : OVINES
16. Strip (of) : DIVEST
17. One-way transports? : SLEDS
20. Japanese pooches : AKITAS
24. Switch suffix : EROO
26. Antidemocratic belief : ELITISM
29. Mozart's age, when he wrote his Fifth Symphony : NINE
32. DuPont brand : LUCITE
34. "The fault, dear Brutus, ___ in our stars" : ISNOT
35. Beer-brewing mixture : MASH
36. Analogy words : ISTO
37. Shipshape : NEAT
38. Cotton ball applications : DABS
39. P.M. counterpart : PRES
40. Countryside cylinder : SILO
41. Proverbial loser : QUITTER
46. Decimal starter : DUO
48. Meter reading, maybe : FARE
49. Wrestling falls : PINS
50. Serial killer? : SNOW
51. Protein source : TOFU
52. Pull a switch : SWAP
54. Word with drop or roll : EGG
56. El Greco's homeland : CRETE
57. Football Hall-of-Famer Strong : KEN
58. Suffix with computer : ESE
60. Glen Campbell title city : WICHITA
63. Shed : CAST
64. Crime motivation : HATE
65. Suburbia, e.g. : AREA
66. Public image, for short : REP
68. Winter air : NOEL
69. Eclipse, for one : CAR
70. Make tracks : FLEE
71. O.T. book : LEV
75. Line of clothing : INSEAM
77. Equipped à la raptors : TALONED
78. U.K. award : OBE
79. Melodious Mel : TORME
80. Opera opener : ACTI
81. Horse color : ROAN
83. Big baseball surname : ALOU
84. Half-witted : DUMB
85. Dye source : ANIL
86. Hoopster Archibald : NATE
90. Cluster in Taurus : PLEIADES
92. Property recipient, at law : ALIENEE
93. Greek salad ingredient : FETA
94. Old Hollywood star with a mustache : AMECHE
96. Hearth goddess : HESTIA
97. Essential oils : ATTARS
99. Black and Valentine : KARENS
100. Rooftop fixture : DISH
101. Water rompers : OTTERS
102. Leans (on) : RESTS
103. Stroll : AMBLE
107. Certain Fed : TMAN
108. Time : HOUR
109. Cockney greeting : ELLO
111. Latin learner's verb : AMAT
112. One of the five chief cities of the Philistines : GAZA
113. Regards : EYES
114. Hebrew "beginning" : ROSH
116. ___-hoo : YOO
118. Venture : TRY

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