BREW HA-HA

New York Times, Sunday, January 9, 2005

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Elementary biology subject : AMOEBA
7. Compaq product : PCCLONE
14. Judicial inquest : ASSIZE
20. Six Flags Elitch Gardens city : DENVER
21. Coming from the factory, say : ORDERED
22. Look around : GANDER
23. Aim : INTENT
24. Typical, as a beer? : PARFORTHECOORS
26. Last degree : NTH
27. Output of un philosophe : IDEES
29. General in Chinese restaurants : TSO
30. Matter of interpretation : INKBLOT
31. Psyched up : EAGER
33. Oxford offering, for short : HMO
35. Sainted historian : BEDE
36. Beer-drinking singer of the 1970's? : KIRINCARPENTER
41. Record label for Whitney Houston and Usher : ARISTA
46. Melodramatic outburst : EGAD
47. Turkish Empire founder : OSMAN
48. Messenger ___ : RNA
49. Ones who've been tapped on the shoulder : SIRS
50. Valued advice-giver : ELDER
52. Purpose : END
53. Inferior, as beer? : BUSCHLEAGUE
57. Samoan staple : POI
58. Mr. Potato Head piece : EAR
60. Penetrating : KEEN
61. Superlatively slippery : EELIEST
62. Part of A.S.A.P. : SOONAS
64. Eat like ___ : APIG
66. They'll show you the neighborhood : AREAMAPS
68. Cry by one who's disgusted by beer? : UGHTHATSGROLSCH
71. Pertaining to stars : SIDEREAL
73. Become vexed : FRET
74. "The Spirit" cartoonist Will : EISNER
78. College offering : SEMINAR
79. Bow-wielding boy : AMOR
81. D-Day vessel : LST
82. Prefix with meter : ODO
83. Expert in beer? : PABSTMASTER
85. Class-conscious grp.? : PTA
87. Football stat : YARDS
89. Rat tail? : ATAT
90. Mate : PAL
91. Needed a bath : STANK
93. Princess from Alderaan : LEIA
94. Greets nonverbally : NODSAT
97. Having the experience of years of beer drinking? : OLDERBUDWEISER
100. Assignment : POST
102. Narrow inlet : RIA
103. 1961 John Updike story set in a grocery store : AANDP
104. Popular surfing site : WAIKIKI
108. Dust jacket feature : BIO
110. Not cornered? : ROUND
112. Good cheer : OLE
115. Declaration from a die-hard beer drinker? : AMSTELSTANDING
118. Bright annual : ZINNIA
120. Tutor of 12-Down : SENECA
121. Artless one : INGENUE
122. Dispatch boats : AVISOS
123. Class of "1984" : PROLES
124. Campus life : ACADEME
125. Moon goddess : SELENE
1. Tennis edge : ADIN
2. Suffix with puzzle : MENT
3. Where many songs are heard : ONTHERADIO
4. Procrastinator's shopping day, maybe : EVE
5. Harmless : BENIGN
6. Hoover Dam's style : ARTDECO
7. Wearer of a famous ring : POPE
8. Place to sleep, slangily : CRASHPAD
9. Spock, e.g.: Abbr. : CDR
10. Not switched off : LEFTON
11. Spanish card suit : OROS
12. Hated ruler of old : NERO
13. N.J. summer setting : EDT
14. Conference need : AGENDA
15. Pillager : SACKER
16. Thurston Howell type : SNOB
17. Fan mail recipient : IDOL
18. Part of binary code : ZERO
19. Once, once : ERST
25. Rush : HIE
28. Pink tip : ERASER
32. White House worker : AIDE
34. Androphobe's aversion : MEN
35. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
36. Permanently, after "for" : KEEPS
37. White house? : IGLOO
38. 1970's White House inits. : RMN
39. Unwavering : TRUE
40. Trap : ENSNARE
42. Jewish scholar Berlin and others : ISAIAHS
43. Largest college fraternity in the U.S., in brief : SIGEP
44. Bridge support : TRUSS
45. "I'd hate to break up ___" : ASET
51. Assay need : REAGENT
53. Tries desperately to get : BEGSFOR
54. Pursue closely : HEEL
55. Landlord's paperwork : LEASES
56. New Haven's nickname : ELMCITY
59. Guru's hangout : ASHRAM
60. Word with mess or press : KIT
63. Some beachgoers : NUDISTS
64. Cry when the lights come on : AHA
65. Like some consonants : PALATAL
67. Gibberish : ROT
69. Prefix with byte : TERA
70. Sound that means "Back off!" : GRR
71. Defunct treaty acronym : SEATO
72. Michael Jackson's 1987 boast : IMBAD
75. Letdown after awaiting a reply : NORESPONSE
76. Comedian Izzard : EDDIE
77. Buddy of 1940's baseball : ROSAR
78. Go across : SPAN
80. Card table action : MELD
81. Best Supporting Actor winner for "Ed Wood" : LANDAU
84. Lend, informally : SPOT
85. Exhibitor of Jumbo the elephant : PTBARNUM
86. Kind of cross : TAU
88. "Put ___ on it!" : ALID
91. Madras Mr. : SRI
92. December celebrations : KWANZAS
95. Each : APIECE
96. Stein title subject : TOKLAS
98. Like a ravine : ERODED
99. Escarole alternative : ENDIVE
101. Close relative : SIS
104. Velvet ant : WASP
105. New World abbr. : AMER
106. "The answer ___!" : ISNO
107. Big name in compilation albums : KTEL
108. Judge's seat : BANC
109. Actress Swenson : INGA
111. Pointed arch variety : OGEE
113. Skilled stalker : LION
114. Unaffectedness : EASE
116. Córdoba kinswoman : TIA
117. Follower of Benedict : INE
119. Zippo : NIL

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