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New York Times, Sunday, January 27, 2008

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 Scrabble average: 1.75 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Literary elephant : BABAR
6. Succeeded in : WONAT
11. Hot : STOLEN
17. Drag show accessory : BOA
20. ___ Stadium, home of the University of Hawaii Warriors : ALOHA
21. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Edd : ROUSH
22. Admonish : REPROVE
23. Suffix with absorb : ENT
24. Like a useless photo lab employee? : AFRAIDOFTHEDARKROOM
27. Stephen of "Breakfast on Pluto" : REA
28. Dejected : SAD
29. Trespasses : SINS
30. Lineage : ROOTS
31. Imported by plane : FLOWNIN
33. TV oil baron : EWING
35. "Let's go, Miguel!" : VAMOS
36. Wally's TV brother, with "the" : BEAV
38. Take on : HIRE
39. Offers breakfast to students before first period? : BRINGSHOMEROOMTHEBACON
43. Marriage ___ : RITES
44. Part of A.A.R.P.: Abbr. : ASSN
45. First word of "Jabberwocky" : TWAS
46. Put a rider on, e.g. : AMEND
47. It may be false : IDOL
48. Game stopper : TILT
50. Place for a panel : DAIS
52. Director Anderson : WES
53. Beer sources for genteel guests? : POWDERROOMKEGS
57. Extremely inept person, slangily : SPAZ
59. Sharp turn : ZIG
62. ___ Arbor : ANN
63. Through : VIA
64. Cartoonist Bil : KEANE
65. Sauce thickener : ROUX
66. Name in a hymn : JESU
67. Worthless talk, in slang : BILGE
69. It may charge you a fee : ATM
70. Casino surface : FELT
71. Mattress brand : SERTA
72. Reminder to a forgetful judge on bowling night? : THEBALLSINYOURCOURTROOM
78. Early invader of Britain : SAXON
79. Esq. : ATTY
80. Sette minus quattro : TRE
81. Utter : SPEAK
82. Give ___ of hope : ARAY
83. Functions : USES
84. 1977 George Burns film : OHGOD
86. Fix : JAM
87. Letter addenda, for short : PSS
90. Band with the 1989 hit "Stand" : REM
91. Own (up) : FESS
92. What talk show guests have before the broadcast? : GREENROOMPARTY
95. Yowl : CRY
96. Playboy's look : LEER
97. Sloops' headsails : JIBS
98. Sported : WORN
99. Poker game with four hole cards : OMAHA
102. See 26-Down : AJAR
104. Ring stats : TKOS
106. Guest beds, often : SOFAS
107. Sign outside a church lavatory? : NORESTROOMFORTHEWICKED
113. Stately trees : ELMS
114. Work units : ERGS
115. Satirical paper, with "The" : ONION
116. They may be scattered : ASHES
117. Short-hop plane : AIRTAXI
119. Potential hangar buildup : FUMES
120. On the safe side : ALEE
121. Music with jazzlike riffs : SKA
124. Ruby ___ : DEE
125. Where a Monkee changes after a game? : DAVYJONESLOCKERROOM
130. "___ Poetica" : ARS
131. Handily defeated : ACEDOUT
132. Church support : TITHE
133. 1964 Quinn role : ZORBA
134. Still : YET
135. Tasty bit : MORSEL
136. PC key : ENTER
137. Beginning : ONSET
1. Barnyard calls : BAAS
2. ___-Romeo : ALFA
3. Laredo or Nuevo Laredo : BORDERTOWN
4. "Now it's clear!" : AHA
5. Cereal topping : RAISINS
6. Torts : WRONGS
7. Responses to punches : OOFS
8. Crackpot : NUT
9. Religious retreats : ASHRAMS
10. 1976 horror film whose score won an Oscar : THEOMEN
11. Talks from a Rev. : SERS
12. Toll hwy. : TPK
13. Sports legend whose #4 was retired : ORR
14. Day spa accessories : LOOFAHS
15. Unfold : EVOLVE
16. "Finding ___," 2003 film : NEMO
17. Eccentric friend on "Designing Women" : BERNICE
18. Seldom-used golf club : ONEIRON
19. Over : ATANEND
22. 1969 Oscar-nominated film role : RATSO
25. Little job for a body shop : DING
26. With 102-Across, dashboard warning light : DOOR
32. Loud hits : WHAMS
34. Exert, as influence : WIELD
35. ___ 1, Yuri Gagarin's spacecraft : VOSTOK
36. Jaguar alternatives : BMWS
37. Seventh-brightest star in a constellation : ETA
39. Offer to buy at auction : BIDON
40. Meteorological effect : HALO
41. Steam shovel inventor William : OTIS
42. Guthrie's follower at Woodstock : BAEZ
43. TV host Kelly : RIPA
48. Diva's effect : TRILL
49. Host of public radio's "This American Life" : IRAGLASS
50. Cubs' protector : DENMOTHER
51. Survey info : AGE
52. Increase, in a way : WAX
54. Poland Spring competitor : EVIAN
55. Owen ___, John Irving character : MEANY
56. "A maid with hair of gold," in an old song : KATY
57. Goes it alone : SOLOS
58. Attempt to trick : PUTUPJOB
59. "Beetle Bailey" soldier : ZERO
60. Analogy part : ISTO
61. U.S. possession since 1898 : GUAM
65. Kind of hall : REC
66. Schmo : JERK
67. Rap enthusiast, in slang : BBOY
68. Rob of "Melrose Place" : ESTES
70. Damager of the ozone layer : FREON
71. Pouting person's action : STAMP
72. Bygone leader : TSAR
73. Fabled race loser : HARE
74. Reason for an office visit : EXAM
75. "___ my fault!" : ITS
76. Impulse : URGE
77. Paper purchases : REAMS
83. Turnaround, slangily : UEY
84. Bauxite, e.g. : ORE
85. "Right Place Wrong Time" singer, 1973 : DRJOHN
87. Seminar leaders : PROFESSORS
88. Expensive strings : STRAD
89. Dict. listings : SYNS
91. Brothers : FRAS
92. Beginning, as of an idea : GERM
93. Seine tributary : OISE
94. Stirred up, as memories : AWOKE
95. Blanket holder : CHEST
96. Golden Triangle country : LAOS
99. Prescription phrase : ONEADAY
100. "Le Misanthrope" playwright : MOLIERE
101. Place for an elbow : ARMREST
102. One pulling in : ARRIVER
103. Road bend : JOG
104. Italian province or its capital : TRIESTE
105. Singer with the #1 country album "80's Ladies" : KTOSLIN
106. Playful movement : SCHERZO
108. Company with a star logo : TEXACO
109. Source : FOUNT
110. "This one's ___!" : ONME
111. Physical therapy equipment : WALKER
112. "Now it's clear!" : ISEE
118. The first prophet of God, in Islam : ADAM
119. Awful : FOUL
120. Feel compassion : ACHE
122. Kind of beef : KOBE
123. Part of a Latin 101 conjugation : AMAT
126. Gridiron units: Abbr. : YDS
127. Java : JOE
128. Giant born in Louisiana : OTT
129. 1989 Gold Glove winner Darling : RON

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