NIGHT LIGHTS

New York Times, Sunday, January 7, 1996

Author: Eric Albert
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Albert. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lord Byron poem : LARA
5. Loopy : GAGA
9. "Uncle ____" (Paul McCartney hit) : ALBERT
15. Boom causers : SSTS
19. "Absolutely!" : AMEN
20. Mighty mite : ATOM
21. 1976 DePalma shocker : CARRIE
22. Tennis stroke : CHOP
23. Flan : CUSTARD
24. Royal pastime : POLO
25. Reservations : QUALMS
26. Recherché : RARE
27. Kind of planning : ESTATE
29. Legislators : DEPUTIES
31. Phoenix suburb : TEMPE
32. Kind of question : YESNO
33. Plane's right : STARBOARD
34. Paged : BEEPED
35. Kenneth Grahame character : TOAD
38. "I cannot tell ____" : ALIE
39. Figures out at the beginning? : AREACODE
41. Abounding : RIFE
44. Sliver : BIT
46. Second servings : ENCORES
48. Flynn portrayal : HOOD
49. Record producer Brian : ENO
50. Program since 1965 : HEADSTART
52. "____ may look on a king" : ACAT
53. Summer of 1980 question : WHOSHOTJR
56. Madrid museum : PRADO
57. "Yeah, sure" : IBET
61. To some degree : RATHER
62. Magazine contents : AMMO
65. Procrastinator : DEFERRER
67. War story : ILIAD
68. It's depicted by parts of today's puzzle : BIGDIPPER
71. Polynesian tongue : MAORI
72. "Locksley Hall" poet : TENNYSON
74. Hope and Crosby, often : COSTARS
75. Mickey's partner : MINNIE
76. Beat (out) : EDGE
77. ____ 6 : MOTEL
79. Lampoons : SATIRIZES
82. Slack-jawed : AGOG
83. Most likely : APTEST
85. ____ deus in nobis (there is God within us) : EST
86. Remove : DOFF
90. Part of a 1995 reunion : RINGOSTARR
92. The ____ of the land : FAT
93. Ancient goddess of fertility : ASTARTE
94. Today's soldier, e.g. : ENLISTEE
96. Bass ____ : VIOL
98. Tom Clancy hero Jack : RYAN
100. Noisy gulps : SLURPS
101. Plesiosaurlike reptile, familiarly : NESSIE
103. "The Taming of the Shrew" setting : PADUA
107. Author Ken : KESEY
108. Salespeople push it : DOORBELL
110. Wondrous : STARTLING
111. Bye : TATA
112. Thus : LIKESO
113. Magwitch of "Great Expectations" : ABEL
115. 1979 disco hit : YMCA
116. Kind of rack : OVEN
117. Shop's replacement : LOANER
118. Mooring site : COVE
119. Bed piece : SLAT
120. Forward : PERT
121. Early English poet laureate : DRYDEN
122. Major hit : SWAT
123. Bang out, in a way : TYPE
1. Half a 1980's TV duo : LACEY
2. Get a smile out of : AMUSE
3. Race do-overs : RESTARTS
4. How to play "Loch Lomond" : ANDANTE
5. Breach : GAPE
6. From ____ Z : ATO
7. Classroom reward : GOLDSTAR
8. Slide sight : AMOEBA
9. Familiarize : ACQUAINT
10. Artist Toulouse ____ : LAUTREC
11. Form a queue : BRAID
12. Perry's creator : ERLE
13. Net supports : RIMS
14. Parisian possessive : TES
15. Brake sound : SCREECH
16. Movie for which Lee Grant won an Oscar : SHAMPOO
17. Sink : TORPEDO
18. Went 80, say : SPEEDED
28. More than enough : TOO
30. Traveler's guide : POLESTAR
31. Leaves in the pot : TEA
34. Words in an anthology title : BESTOF
36. More than disdain : ABHOR
37. Japanese assembly : DIET
39. Tilting building? : ARCADE
40. Gentle ____ (Miss Manners salutation) : READER
41. Newspaper's ____ desk : REWRITE
42. Had an inspiration : INHALED
43. Foundation : FOOTING
45. Atlantic City resort, with "the" : TAJ
47. Item in a lock : OAR
51. Downer : DRAG
54. Classic film set in Wyoming : SHANE
55. Delilah in "Samson and Delilah" : HEDY
56. George Michael, for one : POPSTAR
57. Mideasterner : IRANI
58. Military decoration : BRONZESTAR
59. Most like a ghost : EERIEST
60. Europe's Gulf of ____ : TRIESTE
63. Year in Louis XIV's reign : MDCL
64. "O Sole ____" : MIO
66. Foreign title : EMIR
68. Get down, so to speak : BOOGIE
69. Chant : INTONE
70. "Over here!" : PSST
73. Brainpower : SMARTS
75. Fictional Walter : MITTY
78. Baker's need : EGG
80. W.W. I grp. : AEF
81. Peter, once : TSAR
83. George Cukor classic : ASTARISBORN
84. Unversed? : PROSE
86. Windows work area : DESKTOP
87. Officially not working : ONLEAVE
88. Psych out : FLUSTER
89. Southern stinger : FIREANT
91. Quarterback : OVERSEE
93. Financial page figure : ANALYST
95. Kind of satellite : SPY
97. Perfume dispensers? : LILACS
99. Classified ad abbr. : APT
101. Very much : NOEND
102. Pasta shape : ELBOW
104. Not very intelligently : DIMLY
105. Open, in a way : UNCAP
106. Talismanic stone : AGATE
108. French Christian : DIOR
109. Green light : OKAY
110. Ingénue, perhaps : STARLET
112. Honorary law deg. : LLD
114. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" girl : EVA

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