ROUGH OUTLOOK

New York Times, Sunday, January 20, 2002

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tease playfully : CHAFF
6. Performer in plaid, perhaps : BAGPIPER
14. Whiskey cocktail : ROBROY
20. One scratching the surface? : RAKER
21. Put off : ALIENATE
22. Air Force general Chennault : CLAIRE
23. Partner : UNITE
24. 1999 Denzel Washington role : HURRICANECARTER
26. Snare : ENMESH
28. Mad magazine cartoonist Drucker : MORT
29. Contended : STROVE
30. 14-Down alternative : TAB
31. Is down with : HAS
33. Slick makeup : OIL
35. Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
36. Bust : NAB
39. It may be drawn in the bathroom : SHOWERCURTAIN
44. Fancy : CAPRICE
47. World capital since 1923 : ANKARA
48. "Arrowsmith" wife : LEORA
50. Valium manufacturer : ROCHE
51. No longer nurses : WEANS
54. Zip : NADA
56. Strict follower? : URE
57. Greek god of the upper air : AETHER
58. Collapsed : WENT
59. Quick mating ritual? : LIGHTNINGCHESS
62. Refuse at sea : FLOTSAM
66. Subsist : ARE
67. "Intersection" star, 1994 : GERE
68. Best-selling David Guterson novel made into a 1999 film : SNOWFALLINGONCEDARS
75. Museo works : ARTE
76. Limit : CAP
77. Falling (over) : KEELING
79. Marine Band standard : HAILTOTHECHIEF
86. Pants part : KNEE
87. Sets apart : ALLOTS
88. ___ price : ATA
89. Indigo : ANIL
91. Stormed : RAGED
92. Saturn satellite : DIONE
93. Stretch : TRACT
95. Certain ware : ENAMEL
97. Declaration starting a demonstration : OBSERVE
99. Nickname opposite of Beanpole : THUNDERTHIGHS
104. Coll. hoops competition : NIT
105. Co. name ender : INC
107. Prior to : ERE
108. Generation : AGE
109. "Still Crazy" star : REA
110. Pasta ___ (dish mentioned in "That's Amore") : FAZOOL
113. Zero : NULL
116. By far : EASILY
118. What an old yearbook may elicit : FLOODOFMEMORIES
123. Basic procedures, informally : ROPES
124. Law official : RANGER
125. Not obligatorily : ASAFAVOR
126. Prefix with -graphy : STENO
127. Some daisies : OXEYES
128. Altruistic : SELFLESS
129. What makes a bloom blossom? : ESSES
1. Vinegar vessels : CRUETS
2. "The Human Condition" author Arendt : HANNAH
3. With hands on hips : AKIMBO
4. Pay high honor to : FETE
5. Gives a spritz, perhaps : FRESHENS
6. "Phooey!" : BAH
7. Many a scholarship provider : ALUM
8. Early whirlybird : GIRO
9. Île-___, Québec : PERROT
10. O.K., in a way : INITIAL
11. Campaign funding grp. : PAC
12. Airport info : ETAS
13. Monopoly card info : RENTS
14. Drink since 1905 : RCCOLA
15. Any of several Norse royals : OLAV
16. Plain : BARE
17. Slowing, in mus. : RIT
18. It may be sought in a rush : ORE
19. "___ out!" : YER
25. Susan's "All My Children" role : ERICA
27. Christmas carol opener : HARK
32. Look over : SCAN
34. Capt.'s inferior : LIEUT
36. Market segment : NICHE
37. Joint problems : ACHES
38. Miller's output : BEERS
40. "Interested?" : WANTTO
41. ___-Altaic languages : URAL
42. Michelin product : RADIAL
43. Scandinavian goddess of fate : NORN
45. Usher in : PRECEDE
46. "The Dying Animal" novelist : ROTH
49. Stretch on the throne : REIGN
51. Org. for makers of pins : WWF
52. They may be charged in the water : EELS
53. Quotation book abbr. : ANON
55. Culture starter : AGRI
57. Come to terms : AGREE
60. 1950 Medicine Nobelist Philip Showalter ___ : HENCH
61. Make out : NECK
63. Debugging device? : SWATTER
64. The Jacksons once had them : AFROS
65. Drudge of the Internet : MATT
69. "The Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
70. Greek earth goddess: Var. : GAIA
71. Bid first : OPENED
72. Acid neutralizer : ALKALI
73. Evidence that one's taken? : RING
74. Bygone blade : SNEE
78. What a H.S. dropout may get : GED
79. Wore : HADON
80. It might be airtight : ALIBI
81. Admission of defeat : ILOST
82. Kind of wolf : LONE
83. Californie, e.g. : ETAT
84. Stockpile : CACHE
85. Dandy : FINE
90. Angelina played her in "Tomb Raider" : LARA
91. Work on getting down : REHEARSE
93. 6:50, say : TENOF
94. Repulse : TURNOFF
96. Homeowner's pymt. : MTGE
98. Golfers' wear: Var. : VIZORS
100. Kind of network : NEURAL
101. Crabs : GRIPES
102. Curtis of cosmetics : HELENE
103. Final authorities : SAYSOS
106. Under states? : COMAS
110. Mossback : FOGY
111. Chick's tail? : ADEE
112. ___-majesté : LESE
114. Still in play : LIVE
115. 13 pontiffs : LEOS
117. Dipsomaniacs : SOTS
118. To converse : FRO
119. Sloppy : LAX
120. Wedded : ONE
121. Bien's opposite : MAL
122. Yearbook sect. : SRS

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