WHEN IN ROME

New York Times, Sunday, January 4, 2009

Author: Daniel A. Finan
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel A. Finan
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68 Missing: {J} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Finan. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
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1. Emmy-winning actor Powers ___ : BOOTHE
7. Like Polk, among U.S. presidents : ELEVENTH
15. Arizona state birds : WRENS
20. Experiment runner? : LABRAT
21. Oliver Twist's request : SOMEMORE
22. Having new tenants : RELET
23. Many a fish story : THEITHATGOTAWAY
25. Run up : INCUR
26. Word shouted to start a party : SURPRISE
27. Place to sojourn : INN
28. Duds : ATTIRE
29. Nobelist Walesa : LECH
30. Stubble : VOCLOCKSHADOW
34. Took steps : ACTED
37. Zoo heavyweight : RHINO
39. Pop maker? : WEASEL
40. Slangy turndown : NAH
41. Gabs : NATTERS
43. Rubbed raw, say : RED
44. Nickelodeon's "Kenan & ___" : KEL
47. Last film directed by Cecil B. DeMille : THEXCOMMANDMENTS
52. "Later!" : CIAO
53. Not going anywhere : INARUT
54. Was up : LED
55. Film speed no. : ISO
56. Newspaper section : SPORTS
58. Like Australia's Outback : ARID
60. A : ALPHA
62. Carol opener : OCOME
63. 1976 #1 hit whose title follows the words "There must be ..." : LWAYSTOLEAVEYOURLOVER
70. Mandel of "Deal or No Deal" : HOWIE
71. Auto whose name is derived from a Zoroastrian deity : MAZDA
72. Rheinland city : KOLN
73. ___ Blake, player of Miss Kitty on "Gunsmoke" : AMANDA
75. Many-armed org.? : NRA
76. Make a bow : TIE
79. "I can't hear you!" : LOUDER
83. Puppeteer Tony : SARG
84. Gabriel García Márquez best seller : CYEARSOFSOLITUDE
88. "Further ..." : AND
89. Vintage film channel : TCM
90. Wisconsin city on Lake Michigan : KENOSHA
91. "Tour" grp. : PGA
92. Batman's domain : GOTHAM
95. Like shower rooms, often : TILED
96. Lopsided postseason result : SWEEP
98. Event first won by a Marmon Wasp : INDIANAPOLISD
102. Prefix with distant : EQUI
104. Playground retort : DOESSO
105. Charlottetown's home: Abbr. : PEI
106. Clear brandy : EAUDEVIE
110. One who hardly gives a hoot? : OWLET
111. Salad bar option : MISLANDDRESSING
115. Birthplace of Charles De Gaulle : LILLE
116. Nassau native : BAHAMIAN
117. Takes responsibility for : SEESTO
118. Bad look : SNEER
119. 1997 horror film with the tagline "If you can't breathe, you can't scream" : ANACONDA
120. Price qualifier : ORLESS
1. Nonkosher sandwiches : BLTS
2. Home of Mount Ka'ala : OAHU
3. Upper: Ger. : OBER
4. One of Ty Cobb's record 295 in the A.L. : TRIPLE
5. Odium : HATRED
6. Work ___ : ETHIC
7. Renaissance family name : ESTE
8. Camp seat, maybe : LOG
9. Music genre derived from punk rock : EMO
10. Ex-fighter : VET
11. It might have an attachment : EMAIL
12. "Simmer down!" : NOWNOW
13. A dangerous thing to fall into : TRANCE
14. "Yo!" : HEY
15. Showed pain, in a way : WRITHED
16. Many a lake cabin : RENTAL
17. 11th-century military hero : ELCID
18. It comes before surgery : NEURO
19. Scatter : STREW
24. Religious retreat : ASHRAM
28. Gauge : ASSESS
30. Curriculum ___ : VITAE
31. Nonstop : ONEND
32. Appliance attachment : CORD
33. Go-___ : KART
34. Bucking : ANTI
35. "Call Me Irresponsible" lyricist : CAHN
36. Mother of Helios : THEA
38. Web code : HTML
41. Untagged, say : NOTIT
42. Word said before someone snaps : SMILE
44. Russian ballet company : KIROV
45. Wonderland cake message : EATME
46. Deadbeat : LOSER
48. Activity at the dentist's : XRAYING
49. Blasted : CURSED
50. Glimpse : ESPY
51. Manhattan neighborhood : NOHO
52. Nondairy milk source : COCONUT
57. Hoi ___ : POLLOI
59. Suffix with serf : DOM
60. Gardner of the silver screen : AVA
61. Arctic diver : AUK
63. Asian capital whose trains offer oxygen masks : LHASA
64. One with two X's : WOMAN
65. Tony, e.g. : AWARD
66. Sprinter's assignment : LANE
67. Book before Nehemiah : EZRA
68. "It was ___ and stormy night ..." : ADARK
69. University of Missouri campus site : ROLLA
74. Bank info: Abbr. : ACCTNO
76. Author Morrison and others : TONIS
77. "Too rich for me" : IFOLD
78. Latin 101 verb : ESSE
80. Bamboozle : DUPE
81. Leg up : EDGE
82. Harvest : REAP
85. Jewish youth org. : YMHA
86. "The X-Files" grp. : SETI
87. "Goodness gracious!" : OHDEAR
89. Countertop item : TOASTER
92. Supermodel Bündchen : GISELE
93. Rome's ___ Way : APPIAN
94. Brandy's TV name : MOESHA
96. Afternoon serial, informally : SUDSER
97. "Night" writer : WIESEL
98. Golden calves : IDOLS
99. Kind of situation : NOWIN
100. Milan's Santa Maria ___ Grazie : DELLE
101. Light purple : LILAC
103. Chili con ___ : QUESO
106. Mystery writer Buchanan : EDNA
107. Shop device : VISE
108. QB stats : INTS
109. Inflated heads : EGOS
111. Wall St. credential : MBA
112. Te ___ : AMO
113. Diarist Anaïs : NIN
114. Old man : DAD

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