THE MODERN CYNIC

New York Times, Sunday, January 28, 1996

Author: M. W. Perry
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael W. Perry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Perry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Waste : SLOP
5. "Catch!" : HERE
9. Pure : VESTAL
15. Canine greeting : ARF
18. Stevenson character : HYDE
19. Sharp : ALERT
21. Corrida participant : ELTORO
22. Early August arrival : LEO
23. "Quanto è bella," e.g. : ARIA
24. Weather forecast : CLEAR
25. Only Illinois-born President : REAGAN
26. Defile : TAR
27. Speaker of this puzzle's quip : HENRYKISSINGER
30. Soothe : BECALM
32. Knotted up : TENSE
33. Petition : SUE
34. Wins over : DISARMS
35. Noted writer on poker : SCARNE
38. Foundation : BED
39. Stage planning : DECOR
40. Part 1 of the quip : NINETYPERCENTOF
45. Island transportation : MOPED
49. Semiconductor giant : INTEL
50. Actor's direction : EXIT
51. Slick : OILY
52. Dodge : ELUDE
53. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame architect : PEI
54. Kind of movie : STAG
55. Remote button : MUTE
56. "Eat!" : DIGIN
57. Tangle : SNARL
59. Many a Michener novel : SAGA
60. "Impression: Sunrise" and others : MONETS
61. Part 2 of the quip : THEPOLITICIANSGIVETHE
67. "Britannicus" playwright : RACINE
68. Be bereft of : WANT
69. The Louvre's "Venus d'___" : ARLES
70. Battery end : ANODE
71. Reference : CITE
72. Betting game, informally : STUD
73. "Deep Space Nine" changeling : ODO
76. Kim Philby and others : MOLES
77. Gossip : DISH
78. Stitch together : SEAM
79. Rocky Mountain town : ASPEN
81. Sci-fi writer Anthony : PIERS
82. Part 3 of the quip : OTHERTENPERCENT
85. Disheveled : MESSY
87. Facilitate : AID
88. Hobo's lodging : LEANTO
89. Younger son of a Spanish monarch : INFANTE
92. Christmas staple : FIR
93. Perspective : SLANT
95. Reward : BOUNTY
96. End of the quip : ABADREPUTATION
102. Street of film : ELM
103. 1965 Yardbirds hit : IMAMAN
105. Nicholas Gage book : ELENI
106. Leading___ : EDGE
107. Wolfed : ATE
108. On now : AIRING
109. Australian sheep menace : DINGO
110. Capacity : ROLE
111. Club___ : MED
112. Commercial papers : LEASES
113. First place : EDEN
114. Kind of dog : SLED
1. Bygone ruler : SHAH
2. Prop for Orpheus : LYRE
3. Frigg's husband : ODIN
4. Part of "Twelve Days of Christmas" gift : PEARTREE
5. Carriage horse : HACKNEY
6. Psychologist Havelock___ : ELLIS
7. Pee Wee of Cooperstown : REESE
8. Christian and others : ERAS
9. Threshold : VERGE
10. "Waiting for the Robert___" : ELEE
11. Gertrude Lawrence film bio : STAR
12. Coat, in old slang : TOG
13. Like 1, 2, 3 : ARABIC
14. 1986 Pulitzer novel : LONESOMEDOVE
15. Place of worship : ALTAR
16. Sphere : REALM
17. Return parts : FORMS
20. Make scores of 60 : TRISECT
28. Streisand film : YENTL
29. Fully exposed : NUDE
31. Comedy club on cable TV : CAROLINES
34. Stand up to : DEFY
35. Fragment : SNIP
36. Movie prefix : CINE
37. Hostile to : ANTI
38. Nancy, in a Sir William Gilbert song : BRIG
39. ___Food Company : DOLE
41. Pioneer bacteriologist J.R. : PETRI
42. Deify : EXALT
43. Treat with nuts : NOUGAT
44. Pre-Jet New York footballer : TITAN
46. Sound of Washington : PUGET
47. "Dombey and Son" wife : EDITH
48. Compact : DENSE
54. Clearance : SALE
55. Mt. Katahdin's locale : MAINE
57. Peter Parker's alias : SPIDERMAN
58. Superfluous : NONESSENTIAL
59. Blister : SCATHE
60. Adjective in cigarette ads : MILD
61. "My Three Sons" dog : TRAMP
62. Former enemy capital : HANOI
63. Molière's "L'___des femmes" : ECOLE
64. First two words of "Dixie" : IWISH
65. "Fie, thou dishonest___!": "Twelfth Night" : SATAN
66. Complainer : GRUMP
71. Slicker's home : CITY
72. Acorn, e.g. : SEED
73. Outdoors : OPEN
74. Small progress : DENT
75. "I'm___you!" : ONTO
77. Two pills, e.g. : DOSE
78. Rousted : STIRRED
79. Bowl : ARENA
80. Sows : SCATTERS
83. S.C. Johnson brand : RAID
84. Rapture : ELATION
86. Perplex : STYMIE
89. Girder : IBEAM
90. "Extreme Prejudice" actor : NOLTE
91. Got angry : FUMED
92. Large canines : FANGS
93. Outlay : SPEND
94. Knife wielder's move : LUNGE
96. Contemporary novelist Martin : AMIS
97. Curse : BANE
98. Writer Wiesel : ELIE
99. ___worship : IDOL
100. Check out, so to speak : OGLE
101. Desideratum : NEED
104. Coach Parseghian : ARA

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