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New York Times, Sunday, January 29, 2012

Author: Ian Livengood
Editor: Will Shortz
Ian Livengood
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Swivel on an axis : SLUE
5. Cowboys' home, familiarly : BIGD
9. Laughable : INANE
14. Marble, e.g. : ORB
17. One in Germany : EINE
18. Locale of St. Catherine's Monastery, said to be the world's oldest working monastery : SINAI
19. Sources of many beads : CORALS
21. Narrow inlet : RIA
22. Fancy footwear at a TV station? : SPIKEHEELS
24. Advertising department at a TV station? : EMARKETING
26. Rugged transport, for short : ATV
27. ___ Levy, four-time Super Bowl coach for Buffalo : MARV
28. Visited : CAMEBY
30. Western loop : NOOSE
31. Like some fortresses : MOATED
33. Lose ground? : ERODE
35. Classic toy company whose name is its founder's middle name : LIONEL
36. Slide show at a TV station? : ENCOREPRESENTATION
41. "Puss in Boots" villain : OGRE
42. "Barbarella" extras, for short : ETS
43. Person making waves? : ROWER
44. "How ya doin', bro?" : SUP
47. Livid : IRATE
50. River to Korea Bay : YALU
52. Insanity : MANIA
53. Shave : PARE
54. Court recitation : OATH
55. Midpoints: Abbr. : CTRS
56. Q&A at a TV station? : IONEXCHANGE
58. Lickety-split : CHOPCHOP
60. Green-egg layers : EMUS
61. Ruthless corporate type : RAIDER
62. Noted calendar makers : MAYANS
63. Underworld leader : DON
64. Overflow : ABOUND
66. Skater Yamaguchi : KRISTI
68. Sort (out) : SIFT
69. Instrument with a big bell : BASSTUBA
72. Expert at a TV station? : HISTORYBUFF
75. Cookie holders : JARS
76. Beginning of some temple names : BNAI
77. Opéra part : ACTE
78. Cockamamie : LOONY
79. Carnal craving : LUST
80. European freshwater fish : BREAM
81. Super ___ : NES
82. George nicknamed Mr. Basketball : MIKAN
83. "Tsk! Tsk!" : BAD
84. Baseball family surname : ALOU
86. Enrollment at a TV station? : LIFETIMEMEMBERSHIP
92. Shocked : AGHAST
95. How some stocks are bought : ATPAR
96. Hold fast : ADHERE
97. Seize : WREST
98. Playful response to a good insult : OHSNAP
101. You might rub a knife across it : HONE
103. Country singer David Allan ___, writer of "Take This Job and Shove It" : COE
104. Recruiters at a TV station? : FOXHUNTERS
106. Fish holder at a TV station? : OXYGENTANK
109. It's picked in the Pacific : UKE
110. One taking the gold? : PIRATE
111. Meal with wine : SEDER
112. Missouri relatives : OTOE
113. It was dropped at Woodstock : LSD
114. "___ Got a Brand New Bag" (1965 James Brown hit) : PAPAS
115. Orange or olive : TREE
116. Await decision : PEND
1. Opening word? : SESAME
2. Tea merchant Sir Thomas : LIPTON
3. Early computer : UNIVAC
4. Shout in a strip : EEK
5. Drink served with Brezeln : BIER
6. "What chutzpah!" : INEVER
7. Miss at a hoedown : GAL
8. "The Simpsons" character with platform shoes : DISCOSTU
9. Old block deliverers : ICEMEN
10. Gold rush town of 1899 : NOME
11. Graceful horse : ARAB
12. ___ a scratch : NARY
13. Utah's state animal : ELK
14. Mythical figure blinded by Oenopion : ORION
15. Do a certain dish duty : RINSE
16. Zero, in slang : BAGEL
18. Beach umbrella, e.g. : SHADER
20. Student involved in a prank, maybe : SENIOR
23. Appear on the scene : EMERGE
25. SpongeBob, e.g. : TOON
29. Sugary quaffs : ADES
32. Canine protector : TOOTHPASTE
34. Fishing gear : REELS
35. Blanket : LIEACROSS
37. ___ Place : PEYTON
38. Continental prefix : TRANS
39. Primo : AONE
40. Product from Mars : TWIX
44. Sahara feature : SANDDUNE
45. Push : URGE
46. One of a group of 12, say : PEER
47. World org. based in Lausanne, Switzerland : IOC
48. Bowl call : RAH
49. Leucippus and Democritus, philosophically : ATOMISTS
51. Some Dadaist works : ARPS
52. Go up : MOUNT
53. Oil producer? : PAINTBRUSH
55. It brings up many ticket holders : CHAIRLIFT
56. "Ta-ta!" : IMOFF
57. Place to live in Germany : HAUS
59. Prefix with -plasm : CYTO
60. Give lessons : EDIFY
64. Sheiks' garments : ABAS
65. Sidecars might go on it : BARTAB
66. "Star Trek II" villain : KHAN
67. Houston university : RICE
68. ___ Islam : SUNNI
70. Meadow call : BAA
71. "Ready!" follower : AIM
73. Joiner of a team : YOKE
74. Gravy holder : BOAT
75. Home of ancient Bethlehem : JUDEA
79. One of a secretive trio : LAMPPOST
80. Dairy brand : BORDEN
82. Get foggy : MISTUP
83. ___ decay : BETA
85. One-point score, of a sort : LEANER
86. It might be batted at a knockout : LASH
87. Clerics' homes : MANSES
88. Half of a title role for John Barrymore or Spencer Tracy : MRHYDE
89. Goddess associated with witchcraft : HECATE
90. Like some T-shirt designs : IRONON
91. Didn't wait until Christmas, say : PEEKED
92. Terrible : AWFUL
93. Savvies : GROKS
94. Entranced : HEXED
98. Other, in Oviedo : OTRA
99. Crate : HEAP
100. Lassie of Arg. : SRTA
102. S-shaped molding : OGEE
105. Quick drink : NIP
107. Gen ___ : XER
108. Outdo : TOP

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