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New York Times, Sunday, January 30, 2000

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Encourages : EGGSON
7. Bit of filming : TAKE
11. Be in harmony : JIBE
15. Islamic leader : EMIR
19. Rio Grande city : LAREDO
20. Director Kazan : ELIA
21. "Fee, fi, fo, fum" caller : OGRE
22. Rider's handhold : MANE
23. So-called devil's darning needles [2000] : DRAGONFLIES
25. Beer-and-cider drink [2001] : SNAKEBITE
27. General concern : MORALE
28. Numerous : LEGION
30. Like some modern communities : GATED
31. Fourth Spanish letter : CHE
33. Part of an old-fashioned pinup : GAM
34. Bedim : BLEAR
35. Based on the number six : SENARY
36. Western [2002] : HORSEOPERA
40. Diploma [2003] : SHEEPSKIN
42. Spiny sea creature : URCHIN
43. Profs.' helpers : TAS
44. Root problem? : ROT
45. Language group that includes Yucatec : MAYAN
46. Title for a young Madrileña: Abbr. : SRTA
47. Like home plate : FAIR
49. New Balance competitor : AVIA
53. Oration station : DAIS
54. Jungle gym [2004] : MONKEYBARS
56. John Wayne's "True Grit" role [2005] : ROOSTERCOGBURN
63. "Death of ___" (1793 David painting) : MARAT
64. ___ Park (Chicago suburb) : ELMWOOD
65. Latin I word : AMO
66. Clay mineral : NACRITE
68. "Be ___..." : ADEAR
69. Selfish person [2006] : DOGINTHEMANGER
73. Risky purchase [2007] : PIGINAPOKE
76. Uncanny: Var. : EERY
77. Penn name : SEAN
78. Short street of converted stables : MEWS
79. Hefty competitor : GLAD
80. They cause lost bonuses : TILTS
85. Raises : UPS
86. Poetic contraction : OER
87. Label for many a photo : BEFORE
88. 1960's TV war drama, with "The" [2008] : RATPATROL
94. Robust winter appetizer [2009] : OXTAILSOUP
96. Charts again : REMAPS
97. Eat like ___ : ABIRD
99. Form letters : IRS
100. Part of a musical gig : SET
101. Like ballerinas : AGILE
102. Like flour : SIEVED
103. Christmas, in the Vatican : NATALE
106. Orange-and-black perennial [2010] : TIGERLILY
108. Foolish [2011] : HAREBRAINED
112. ___ a good thing : INON
113. Away from the wind : ALEE
114. Big Twelve Conference city : AMES
115. Cantankerous : ORNERY
116. Tobacco-curing chamber : OAST
117. Elizabeth Taylor's third : TODD
118. Nap sacks : BEDS
119. Dark suit : SPADES
1. Antiquity : ELD
2. Long-jawed fish : GAR
3. New York City park : GRAMERCY
4. Plant with bell-shaped flowers : SEGO
5. Nitrogen's lack : ODOR
6. A regular one has internal angles of 140 degrees : NONAGON
7. Of the science of data transmission : TELEMETRIC
8. Pop singer Tatyana : ALI
9. Butcher shop offering : KIELBASA
10. Drawing support : EASEL
11. Biblical king who abolished idolatry : JOSIAH
12. Tune out : IGNORE
13. It's removed from white rice : BRAN
14. Hair-raising cry : EEK
15. Protect with a dike : EMBANK
16. It may come with a small umbrella : MAITAI
17. Hospital worker : INTERN
18. Like the sound of oboes : REEDY
24. To-do : FLAP
26. Discharge : EGEST
29. Some appliances : GES
31. Bud : CHUM
32. Bar mitzvah highlight : HORA
35. Seed : SPORE
37. Syllable before "boom" in a classic Crew-Cuts song : SHA
38. Berlin article : EIN
39. "Midnight Cowboy" role : RATSO
41. Composer Satie : ERIK
46. Variety of chalcedony : SARD
47. Instead of : FOR
48. Cape ___ : ANN
49. Can't hit the broad side of ___ : ABARN
50. Brazilian airline : VARIG
51. Fit to be tied : IRATE
52. Michaelmas daisy : ASTER
53. ___ gratias : DEO
54. Unstable particle : MUON
55. No. 2 hit of 1978-79 : YMCA
56. Cuts the mustard? : REAPS
57. Blast from the past : OLDIE
58. The end : OMEGA
59. Beau : SWAIN
60. Unable to decide : TORN
61. British governor of Massachusetts, 1775 : GAGE
62. Inits. in music licensing : BMI
66. Square : NERD
67. TV's "Judging ___" : AMY
69. Average name : DOW
70. Green lights : OKS
71. Outdated means of communication : TELEX
72. Genuine warmth : HEARTINESS
74. Oscar org. : AMPAS
75. Noodge : PEST
79. Grandmother, old-style : GOODDAME
80. ___ Avivian : TEL
81. Suppositions : IFS
82. Relieved : LOOSENED
83. On-target : TRUE
84. Michaelmas's mo. : SEPT
85. Speed, e.g. : UPPER
87. Nightclubs : BISTROS
88. Elizabeth I or II : REGINA
89. Pals : AMIGOS
90. Ability : TALENT
91. Fulminated : RAILED
92. Minded : OBEYED
93. Actress Tyler : LIV
95. Kaffiyeh wearer : ARAB
96. Pi, e.g. : RATIO
98. Post-op time : REHAB
102. Missile holder : SILO
104. Modern Maturity org. : AARP
105. Director Wertmüller : LINA
107. Midback muscle, for short : LAT
109. Inflamed : RED
110. Poetic preposition : ERE
111. Bad from the start? : DYS

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