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New York Times, Sunday, January 25, 2009

Author: Michael Torch
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Torch
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Objects of core workouts : ABS
4. Carousing : ONASPREE
12. Certain audio download : PODCAST
19. Goof : SLIP
20. Landlord's schedule : RENTROLL
21. Refrigerator compartment : CRISPER
22. Dairy frivolity? : UDDERNONSENSE
24. Extra : TOSPARE
25. Default subjects : BADLOANS
26. "Scrubs" actor Braff : ZACH
28. Living ___ : LARGE
29. Dakota du Nord et du Sud, par exemple : ETATS
30. Mekong River locale : LAOS
32. Chosen : ANOINTED
35. Moved with purpose : STRODE
37. Cardinal : MAIN
38. Creep around : SNEAK
39. Place : LOCUS
40. Creamy dessert atop a cracker, informally? : PUDDINONTHERITZ
46. "How could ___?" : INOT
47. Labyrinth parts : WALLS
48. Root of government : ELIHU
49. Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
50. Guy's date : GAL
51. Monkey, pony or alligator : DANCE
52. QB Rodney : PEETE
53. Leading : AHEAD
54. Source of the word "clan" : OLDIRISH
56. Advice for golfers? : CADDYREMARKS
58. Home of the Excelsior Mts. : NEV
59. New York town with Playland amusement park : RYE
60. Swamp : FEN
61. Measure of reaction to horror? : SHUDDERSPEED
67. Succeeding : GOINGFAR
72. Smoothed : EASED
73. Sushi supplier : EELER
74. With 78-Across, stated desire of many a Miss America : WORLD
75. Home to Ohio Northern University : ADA
76. "Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
77. Overused : BANAL
78. See 74-Across : PEACE
79. Vitamin amts. : RDAS
80. Guardians of a house painters' celebration? : LADDERDAYSAINTS
83. Evade : DODGE
84. Where races are won and lost : MEETS
85. Some TV screens : LCDS
86. Acted like an ass : BRAYED
87. Red carpet affair : PREMIERE
91. Adobe material : CLAY
92. "___-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral" : TOORA
93. Support, as an embankment : REVET
94. Losing admiral in the Battle of the Falkland Islands, 1914 : SPEE
96. Disposable bathroom item : DIXIECUP
99. Tipped off : ALERTED
102. Linens purchased through a Web site? : ONLINEBEDDING
105. Actress Beverly who played Patsy Cline in "Coal Miner's Daughter" : DANGELO
106. Avoid, as a sleeping dog, maybe : STEPOVER
107. Annexes : ADDS
108. Chose to participate : OPTEDIN
109. Sponges : TOSSPOTS
110. General on Chinese menus : TSO
1. Pierce player on TV : ALDA
2. Why the eBay user was laid up? : BIDDERCOLD
3. Clarified, in England : SPELTOUT
4. Plain's opposite : ORNATE
5. Some signs : NEONS
6. St. ___ Head Lighthouse (Welsh landmark) : ANNS
7. Blvds. : STS
8. Historic leader? : PRE
9. Pasta brand : RONZONI
10. Style expert Klensch and others : ELSAS
11. Engineering subj. : ELEC
12. Part of A.P.R.: Abbr. : PCT
13. Conquistador's plunder : ORO
14. Aversion : DISLIKE
15. "Washington Journal" airer : CSPAN
16. Separated : APART
17. Suit material : SERGE
18. In a tough position : TREED
19. Hero : SUB
23. Pikes, e.g. : ROADS
27. Fox News opinionator : HANNITY
30. Dish out : LADLE
31. Assists : AIDS
33. Infernal : NETHER
34. Home of Wheeler Army Airfield : OAHU
35. County next to Mayo : SLIGO
36. Like the Chinese language : TONAL
37. Gardener's bagful : MULCH
38. Having a bottom : SOLED
40. Oil receptacles : PANS
41. Obligatory : NEEDED
42. Put back up : REHANG
43. Robert of "The Sopranos" : ILER
44. Patio furniture wood : TEAK
45. Snore symbols in England : ZEDS
47. Relinquish : WAIVE
51. Judge ___, Stallone title role : DREDD
52. Check writer : PAYER
53. Alter : AMEND
55. "Definitely!" : INDEED
56. Anglers' baskets : CREELS
57. Submit tax returns via the Net : EFILE
61. Circus performer : SEAL
62. "We ___ ball!" : HADA
63. New's opposite : USED
64. Schoolbook : READER
65. Deliberative bodies : SENATES
66. Halfback option and Hail Mary : PLAYS
67. Sources of milk for chèvre cheese : GOATS
68. Tolkien monsters : ORCS
69. Trendy lab hazards? : FADDYACIDS
70. Saw : ADAGE
71. Demolished, in Essex : RASED
74. Fast-food eponym : WENDY
77. "Desperate Housewives" role : BREE
78. 12-point type : PICA
79. Really enjoyed, as a joke : ROAREDAT
81. Put out : EMITTED
82. Genotype determinants : ALLELES
83. Intelligent bot : DROID
86. Some underwear : BOXERS
87. Place to see Goyas : PRADO
88. Pass once more : RELAP
89. Schedule listing : EVENT
90. Sign near a freeway entrance : MERGE
91. Italian 100 : CENTO
92. "The roof of the world" : TIBET
95. Assignment : POST
96. Rock group whose members wear red flowerpots on their heads : DEVO
97. Take back : UNDO
98. Some film ratings : PGS
100. Clockmaker Terry : ELI
101. Dress in : DON
103. Tape player spec: Abbr. : IPS
104. Alphabet trio : NOP

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