DOING WITHOUT

New York Times, Sunday, January 8, 2012

Author: Tony Orbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Tony Orbach
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Orbach. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. A person can take big strides with this : STILT
6. Hannibal's foil in "The Silence of the Lambs" : CLARICE
13. Museum piece : CERAMIC
20. Forum fashions : TOGAE
21. Glade, e.g. : AEROSOL
22. Hue akin to olive : AVOCADO
23. ___-Itami International Airport : OSAKA
24. "Just do drills for now"? : DONTPLAYMATCHES
26. Undo : REVERSE
28. Back to Brooklyn? : ITE
29. Slaughter : CREAM
30. Disturb one's neighbors at night? : KEEPUPTHEJONESES
37. Comic strip "___ and Janis" : ARLO
38. Inflation-fighting W.W. II org. : OPA
39. A pop : EACH
40. Former bill : LAW
42. Handful : FEW
44. Table saver : COASTER
47. Don Quixote's love : DULCINEA
52. Duffer's feeling toward a putting pro? : GREENENVY
54. Meeting one's soul mate, perhaps? : DATEDESTINY
56. Bogart's "High Sierra" role : EARLE
57. Clive Cussler novel settings : SEAS
59. Weight allowance : TARE
60. "Behold," to Brutus : ECCE
61. Represent with a stick figure, say : STYLIZE
63. Words on a Wonderland cake : EATME
65. Nonentities : ZEROES
67. Successfully perform a download? : GETTHEPROGRAM
71. Who wrote "A true German can't stand the French, / Yet willingly he drinks their wines" : GOETHE
75. Chamber exit : AORTA
76. One who discriminates? : EPICURE
81. Naysayer : ANTI
82. Fr. title : MLLE
83. Fen-___ (former weight-loss drug) : PHEN
86. Grow dark : LATEN
87. Applied foil at the Hershey's factory? : SEALEDAKISS
91. One man's declaration to an upset party planner? : IMTHEBAND
93. Sewing aids : PATTERNS
94. Rider on a crowded bus, maybe : STANDEE
96. "I knew it!" : AHA
97. Relations : KIN
98. Shoppe modifier : OLDE
99. Foreign football score : NIL
101. Blue shade : AQUA
105. Drive by the United Nations? : PASSFLYINGCOLORS
113. Ponders : MULLS
115. Upton Sinclair novel on which "There Will Be Blood" is based : OIL
116. Slum-clearing project, say : RENEWAL
117. Impostor's excuse? : IONLYWANNABEYOU
124. "Me, Myself & ___" : IRENE
125. Tainted : STAINED
126. Part of some Tin Pan Alley music : UKULELE
127. Went into la-la land, with "out" : ZONED
128. Take control of : HARNESS
129. Original : SEMINAL
130. Twisty curves : ESSES
1. Bundle bearer : STORK
2. "I'll have ___" : TOSEE
3. Response to a pledge drive request : IGAVE
4. Glen Canyon reservoir : LAKEPOWELL
5. Get a bit misty : TEARUP
6. Academy enrollee : CADET
7. Constellation whose brightest star is Regulus : LEO
8. Prince Valiant's eldest : ARN
9. Bunkum : ROT
10. EarthLink, e.g., for short : ISP
11. Actor Firth : COLIN
12. Thrill : ELATE
13. One may be overhead : CAM
14. "Little" singer of the '60s : EVA
15. Coll. elective : ROTC
16. Capital city on the Atlantic : ACCRA
17. Pundit Bill : MAHER
18. Model : IDEAL
19. Vodka drink, informally : COSMO
25. "Definitely!" : YES
27. Go into la-la land, with "out" : SPACE
31. Strong cast : HEAVE
32. 2010 Emma Stone comedy set in high school : EASYA
33. Highway sign abbr. : JCT
34. Was audibly surprised, maybe : OHED
35. Shake : ELUDE
36. Holiday season event : SALE
41. Loos : WCS
42. Animal house, say : FRAT
43. Creepy: Var. : EERY
45. Start : ONSET
46. Hovel : RATTRAP
47. Removal of restrictions, informally : DEREG
48. Path of Caesar : ITER
49. One-named singer for the Velvet Underground : NICO
50. Suffix with depend : ENCE
51. They might have it : AYES
52. Some appliances : GES
53. Nag's call : NEIGH
55. ___-shanter : TAMO
58. Tarot user, maybe : SEERESS
62. New York's Tappan ___ Bridge : ZEE
64. Flat: Abbr. : APT
65. Kill quickly : ZAP
66. "South Pacific" hero : EMILE
68. Diplomatic efforts : TALKS
69. Hindu spring festival : HOLI
70. French income : RENTE
71. Exclaim breathlessly : GASP
72. Ready for service : ONEA
73. Conseil d'___ : ETAT
74. Sports contest : TILT
77. Men of La Mancha : CABALLEROS
78. 4-Down locale : UTAH
79. Actress Sofer : RENA
80. Goal : END
82. Food in Exodus : MANNA
84. Language from which "bungalow" and "jungle" come : HINDI
85. Saxony seaport : EMDEN
88. Bad response upon first seeing one's new haircut? : EEK
89. Insomnia cause : DRIP
90. Adaptable aircraft : STOL
92. From now on : HENCE
95. Khan man? : ALY
100. Take charge? : IONIZE
101. Drivers of some slow-moving vehicles : AMISH
102. Allotment : QUOTA
103. Kind of nerve : ULNAR
104. One way to go, betting-wise : ALLIN
106. Word after an ampersand, maybe : SON
107. Body cavity : SINUS
108. Eccentric : FLAKE
109. What Oliver asked for more of : GRUEL
110. Berlin Olympics star : OWENS
111. Rajah's partner : RANEE
112. Malamutes' burdens : SLEDS
114. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
118. Musician Montgomery : WES
119. Things that may be 65-Downed : ADS
120. Cadge : BUM
121. Inventor Whitney : ELI
122. Itch : YEN
123. Motor finish? : OLA

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