PROVERBIAL CONFLICTS

New York Times, Sunday, January 3, 1999

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. They're seen at going-away parties : TEARS
6. Cuba or Mallorca : ISLA
10. It may be dominant : TRAIT
15. Word of possibility : MAY
18. Jacques's pen pals, maybe : AMIES
19. Envelope closer : CLASP
21. 1945 newsmaking site : YALTA
22. Some Latin, for lovers : AMO
23. An eye for an eye, but also... : TURNTHEOTHERCHEEK
26. Avian chatterer : JAY
27. Kind of prof. : ASST
28. Cannes cleric : ABBE
29. Little hoppers : ROOS
30. Long woven scarf : REBOZO
32. Verdi's "Caro nome," e.g. : ARIA
34. Theater souvenir : STUB
35. Works of 103-Down : SATIRES
36. Good things come in small packages, but also... : THEBIGGERTHEBETTER
42. When doubled, a Washington city : WALLA
43. ___-eyed : SLOE
44. Comet, e.g. : REINDEER
48. UFO crew : ALIENS
50. Took off : FLED
52. Moravian, e.g. : SLAV
53. 1959 pop/folk hit : MTA
54. "___ had it!" : IVE
55. Two's company, three's a crowd, but also... : THEMORETHEMERRIER
60. Title role for Jodie Foster : NELL
62. N.C.A.A.'s Cavaliers : UVA
63. Narrow way : RIA
64. Mount : HORSE
65. The squeaky wheel gets the grease, but also... : SILENCEISGOLDEN
72. Intangible qualities : AURAS
75. Set the pace : LED
76. Last names separator : NEE
77. Crafty : ARCH
81. Don't judge a book by its cover, but also... : CLOTHESMAKETHEMAN
88. "Have some" : EAT
89. Mekong native : LAO
90. Kind of cloth : LOIN
91. Per ___ : DIEM
92. Lake Michigan port : RACINE
94. Old-fashioned : UNMODERN
97. Like earnings in some reports : FLAT
99. Ones getting a licking? : CONES
100. Do unto others as you would have others do unto you, but also... : NICEGUYSFINISHLAST
105. Tolerates : ACCEPTS
108. Farm females : SOWS
109. Do, say : NOTE
110. Screen blinker : CURSOR
111. Foreign attire : SARI
112. Kind of center : ARTS
114. Parts of a military defense : SAMS
118. Temper : IRE
119. He who hesitates is lost, but also... : LOOKBEFOREYOULEAP
123. Snort : NIP
124. Big flop : EDSEL
125. Lady's beau : TRAMP
126. Ice station attire : PARKA
127. Figured out : GOT
128. Not so nice : SEEDY
129. Choice word : ELSE
130. Faint : SWOON
1. Going away statement : TATA
2. Easily tamed birds : EMUS
3. Affectation : AIRS
4. Like an attractive apartment : RENTABLE
5. Euroflier : SST
6. First aid equipment : ICEBAGS
7. Pig : SLOB
8. Delayed : LATE
9. Lucky tip? : ASH
10. Tommy Lee Jones portrayal, 1994 : TYCOBB
11. Encouraging sounds : RAHS
12. Bass ___ : ALE
13. Like most cable news programs : ITERATIVE
14. Break : TAKETEN
15. Kind of party : MAJOR
16. Blow away : AMAZE
17. They can sleep while you watch : YOYOS
20. Australian port : PERTH
24. Reagan Secretary of State : HAIG
25. Rake : ROUE
31. Shuttlecock : BIRD
33. Gleeful : RIANT
34. Wrangler's concern : STEER
35. Miff : STEAM
36. The Finn man : TWAIN
37. Bisect : HALVE
38. First name in architecture : ELIEL
39. Jenna of TV's "Dharma and Greg" : ELFMAN
40. Hershey brand : ROLO
41. Contemporary of Agatha : ERLE
45. Gulf leader : EMIR
46. Part of French "to be" : ETES
47. Unusually excellent : RARE
49. Rebbe's locale : SHUL
51. Put down : DERIDED
52. Chase flies : SHAG
56. Joanne Woodward Oscar-winning role : EVE
57. Carol contraction : TIS
58. Letters in a line score : RHE
59. Gossipy Barrett : RONA
61. Professional school hurdle: Abbr. : LSAT
66. Sorta: Suffix : ISH
67. Kinsmen : CLAN
68. "A rat!" : EEK
69. Like a certain band : ONEMAN
70. Polish sci-fi author : LEM
71. Valuable : DEAR
72. First Amendment lobbyists, for short : ACLU
73. ___ Bator : ULAN
74. Latitude : ROOM
78. María Cristina, for one : REINA
79. Beats badly : CANES
80. 1950's trial : HTEST
82. What juice comes out of : ELECTRODE
83. Tender spots : SORES
84. Merciless one : MING
85. Spats : TIFFS
86. Port opening : HELI
87. "Stille ___" (Christmas carol) : NACHT
93. Side order : COLESLAW
95. Till fill : ONES
96. Radio antennas : DIPOLES
98. Attic pic : TINTYPE
101. With convenience : USABLY
102. Days of old : YORE
103. "A Modest Proposal" writer : SWIFT
104. Two-star : SOSO
105. Serving well : ACING
106. Cabinet item : CURIO
107. Inched : CREPT
111. TV listings : SKED
112. Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
113. Sleep phenomena : REMS
115. Designed for flight : AERO
116. Certain shark : MAKO
117. Farm team : SPAN
120. Sugar suffix : OSE
121. Tramload : ORE
122. Raises : UPS

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