FALSE IDENTITIES

New York Times, Sunday, January 7, 2001

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 123 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Skilled felon : YEGG
5. "Hold on there!" : WHOA
9. Hustles : CONS
13. Some engines : TURBOS
19. Sphere : AREA
20. Snake dancers : HOPI
21. Fish with scarlet fins : OPAH
22. Mark for greatness : ANOINT
23. He's got clout : WILLPOWER
25. She sews at home : CAROLSINGER
27. Proscribed : TABOO
28. Kind of commander : NATO
30. Air traveler's choice : CLASS
31. The great Ziegfeld : FLO
32. He'll thank you kindly : ARTAPPRECIATION
35. Too heavy makeup : GOOK
36. Prov. on Atlantic Time : PEI
37. Open court hearing : OYER
38. Equally irate : ASMAD
40. Range : ROVE
41. Actual : TANGIBLE
45. Australian crop pests : EMUS
47. Under, in a way : SEDATED
49. Conqueror of Northumberland, 954 : EDRED
50. Author Lessing : DORIS
52. VCR button : REC
53. Laundromat machine feature : COINBOX
56. Shirt style : POLO
57. Poe poem : THEBELLS
62. Matches : AGREES
63. Spoils : HAUL
64. Opera libretto : BOOK
65. "Oh, that's silly" : POOH
66. Kind of skirt : SLIT
67. She's a softy : PATTYMELT
69. Start of a conclusion : ERGO
70. New Age composer John : TESH
71. Propose at a meeting : MOVE
72. Orthodontist's concern : BITE
73. Hardly a little angel : TERROR
75. Uphold : ADHERETO
77. Musical epilogue : CODA
78. Long-suffering : PATIENT
79. Start of a popular round song : ROW
80. Dinnertime annoyances : CALLS
82. "Star Wars" figure, informally : ARTOO
83. Unsavory types : SLEAZES
87. "Just a Gigolo" singer, 1985 : ROTH
88. The way ferries go : TOANDFRO
92. When pinned, it's a lock : HASP
93. Church tenets : DOGMA
95. Island with a 13th-century cathedral : IONA
97. Big Apple subway line, with "the" : LEX
98. Ally McBeal, e.g.: Abbr. : ATTY
99. He's got a craggy face : ROCKYPROMONTORY
104. Measure of conductance : MHO
105. Places to drill : TEETH
107. "You go not till ___ you up a glass": Hamlet : ISET
108. "Do I ___ second?" : HEARA
109. She plays her little game : PENNYARCADE
112. She has a ghostly pallor : LILYWHITE
115. Early source of spices, with "the" : ORIENT
116. Challenge, metaphorically : HILL
117. Hoskins role in "Hook" : SMEE
118. Scott Turow title : ONEL
119. Relatives of the Omaha : OSAGES
120. Colorless, as writing : ARID
121. Brain tests, briefly : EEGS
122. Renamed oil company : ESSO
1. It puts you off course : YAW
2. Asmara is its capital : ERITREA
3. Form of dynamite : GELATIN
4. Nero's successor : GALBA
5. Victor's reaction : WHOOP
6. What students want to know : HOW
7. Watchful : OPENEYED
8. Star in the sky? : AIRACE
9. Shade darker than chestnut : COCOA
10. ___-Locka, Fla. : OPA
11. Garden perennials : NARCISSI
12. Yiddish writer Aleichem : SHOLOM
13. Provider for Pravda : TASS
14. Les √Čtats-___ : UNIS
15. Former Congressman Dellums : RON
16. It's hard to photograph : BIGFOOT
17. Classic Bob Marley song : ONELOVE
18. Rowed : STROKED
24. Short report : POP
26. Turner and others : LANAS
29. Ran ragged : TIREDOUT
32. Well-related : APT
33. Something flexible to wear : ROLEX
34. Bull: Prefix : TAURO
35. She comes to a full stop : GRACEPERIOD
39. Yankee Jeter : DEREK
42. He's getting a doctor's help : GENETHERAPY
43. "Why, ___ delighted!" : IDBE
44. Boys in the 'hood : BROS
46. She's holding things down : MOLLYBOLT
48. Cotillion V.I.P. : DEB
51. Operagoer's wear, maybe : STOLE
53. ___ spell on : CASTA
54. Showed obvious interest in : OGLED
55. Like some whiskey : IRISH
56. Crown : PATE
58. Much sought-after : HOT
59. Actor born Laszlo Loewenstein : LORRE
60. Prepare to surf? : LOGON
61. Missing money : SHORT
63. Devastation : HAVOC
64. Second in a series : BETA
67. Put a lid on it : POT
68. Centrally, at sea : MIDSHIPS
71. Made kit calls : MEWED
73. "Ciao" : TATA
74. 007's school : ETON
76. Cartoonist Chast : ROZ
77. Mask : CLOAK
78. Pebble Beach event : PROAM
81. Quarterbacking locale? : ARMCHAIR
82. Never ever : ATNOTIME
83. Suds maker : SHAMPOO
84. Suds : LATHERS
85. Independent land since 1991 : ESTONIA
86. Not so pleased : SORER
89. Dutch money : FLORINS
90. Alters an assessment : RERATES
91. Big oil company, for short : OXY
94. "You're mine!" : GOTCHA
96. Common threat : ORELSE
100. Harvest : YIELD
101. "That's for sure" : OHYES
102. Not used : NEW
103. Deep border lake : TAHOE
105. Newcastle's place : TYNE
106. Emulates Pac-Man : EATS
110. Master of photog. : NEG
111. Year in Vigilius's papacy : DLI
113. Table part : LEG
114. "Rock 'n' Roll Is King" band : ELO

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