GOOD NEWS/BAD NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, January 18, 2004

Author: Arlan and Linda Bushman
Editor: Will Shortz
Arlan Bushman
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32/19/20021/18/20043
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1.47000
Linda Bushman
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41/16/20021/18/20043
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1.52000

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Bushman. This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Bushman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Nixon's law alma mater : DUKE
5. Jinx in reverse : CHARM
10. Artist Chagall : MARC
14. Fit : ABLE
18. Convenient apartment : ONEA
19. Plantain lily : HOSTA
20. Flea market find : CURIO
21. Target : PREY
22. Good for a wage earner, bad for a tightrope walker : OVERCOMPENSATION
25. Tree in a Christmas carol : PEAR
26. Tsk about : DEPLORE
27. Well in hand : SEWNUP
28. 1958 #1 song : VOLARE
30. Bit of effrontery : LIP
31. Withdraw : QUIT
33. Tantrum thrower, maybe : DIVA
34. Eric Clapton's "Layla" alias : DEREK
35. Lander at Ben Gurion : ELAL
37. Mark for life : SCAR
39. Good for a wish maker, bad for a Hollywood agent : FALLINGSTAR
43. Tame brew : DECAF
45. Sets up : ERECTS
47. Bounces : AXES
48. "Sex and the City" shower : HBO
49. Some party members, for short : DEMOS
51. N.Y.S.E. debut : IPO
52. Social reformer Jacob : RIIS
53. Verve : BRIO
54. Good for an attorney, bad for a Spandex model : BRIEFOUTLINE
58. Alpaca and cashmere : WOOLS
59. Singer's filler : LAS
62. Staff leader : CLEF
63. "The possession of fools": Herodotus : PRIDE
64. It's done in the form of an S or a Z : MINUET
65. Endorser, sometimes : ATHLETE
67. Common classroom sight : GLOBE
68. Toiletry : COLOGNE
69. Less-than-Ruthian hits : BLOOPS
70. Separator : SIEVE
71. Monk's garb : COWL
72. 1960's White House pooch : HER
73. Reins in : CURBS
74. Good for a magazine writer, bad for a couch potato : CENTERSPREAD
77. Aware of : ONTO
78. Ward of "Once and Again" : SELA
79. Prof.'s helpers : TAS
80. Small amounts : DRIBS
83. Org. for 1- and 101-Across : ACC
84. BMW rival : AUDI
85. Like some colors : FLYING
88. "Our Gang" girl : DARLA
90. Good for a doctoral student, bad for a crime suspect : THIRDDEGREE
93. Prayer start : LORD
95. Suffix on era names : ZOIC
96. Clarinet paraphernalia : REEDS
97. Scraps : ORTS
99. News source : WIRE
101. Thos. Jefferson's school : UVA
102. Mysterious : ARCANE
104. Quick-witted : ADROIT
106. Dumped : DITCHED
108. Music from the Miracles, e.g. : SOUL
109. Good for a returning traveler, bad for a bridge player : NOTHINGTODECLARE
112. Shadow : TAIL
113. Some beans : LIMAS
114. Show protectiveness : HOVER
115. "Beg pardon ..." : AHEM
116. Chichi : ARTY
117. Protomatter of the universe : YLEM
118. Wrangles : SPARS
119. Fabricated : MADE
1. Drew aimlessly : DOODLED
2. Bared : UNVEILED
3. Stay (with) : KEEPPACE
4. Benjamin Disraeli, e.g. : EARL
5. Kind of line : CHORUS
6. Advantage in hockey : HOMEICE
7. Venom source : ASP
8. Ways: Abbr. : RTES
9. Like lions : MANED
10. Joint : MUTUAL
11. Not give ___ (not care) : ARIP
12. Ipanema locale : RIO
13. Brings together : CONVENES
14. Snacks for Dorothy on the Yellow Brick Road : APPLES
15. Good for a scientist, bad for a roofer : BREAKTHROUGH
16. Cordelia's father : LEAR
17. Brontë heroine : EYRE
20. Atelier item : CANVAS
23. 42-Down, to Pierre : COQ
24. Fleet : SWIFT
29. Some Web site owners: Abbr. : ORGS
32. Duty : TARIFF
34. Whistler's tune? : DIXIE
36. Many a roast : LAMB
38. Seized vehicle : REPO
40. "Mule Train" singer, 1949 : LAINE
41. Chisholm Trail stop : ABILENE
42. Chanticleer : ROOSTER
44. Medical tool : FORCEPS
46. Sonnet component : COUPLET
50. Alluvia : SILTS
52. Fair attraction : RIDE
53. Rock singer in social causes : BONO
55. Ample shoe width : EEE
56. Hoard : TROVE
57. Symbol on an old quarter : LIBERTY
58. 1971 hit movie based on the novel "Ratman's Notebooks" : WILLARD
59. Experimental attire? : LABCOAT
60. Temporarily out of the office : ATLUNCH
61. Good for a mail carrier, bad for an electrician : SHORTCIRCUIT
64. Did yard work : MOWED
66. Gray wolf : LOBO
67. Gershon of film : GINA
68. I or II N.T. book : COR
70. Baseball honcho : SELIG
71. "Strangers and Brothers" novelist : CPSNOW
74. Turns over : CEDES
75. Spinnaker : SAIL
76. Porfirio ___, president of Mexico, 1884-1911 : DIAZ
78. By surprise : SUDDENLY
81. Ruckus : BROUHAHA
82. Like almonds in many recipes : SLIVERED
84. Port on a gulf of the same name : ADEN
85. Wheel maker : FERRIS
86. Give a hint : LETON
87. Bowl figure : GRIDDER
89. Halls of learning : ACADEME
91. "For sure?" : REALLY
92. Pre-Bill Hillary : RODHAM
94. Salon devices : DRIERS
98. They're often heaved : SIGHS
100. End-of-sentence abbr. : ETC
102. Fictional terrier : ASTA
103. Din : ROAR
104. "Don't look ___!" : ATME
105. Sporty car feature : TTOP
107. Soup or sandwich ingredient : CLAM
110. Shale extract : OIL
111. Things laid by a gallina : OVA

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