MY KINDA PUZZLE

New York Times, Sunday, October 10, 1999

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 57 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Out : ASLEEP
7. Greeting from Pooh : HALLO
12. Accumulation : STACK
17. Ventilating slat : LOUVER
18. Neighbor of Turkey : ARMENIA
21. ___ Belt (constellation feature) : ORIONS
23. Good fight, in old Rome? : BONACONTENTION
25. Teller of secrets, in a saying : BIRDIE
26. Hockey's Mikita : STAN
27. Diplomatic trait : TACT
28. Smash really bad : TOTAL
30. They give sum help? : ABACI
31. Costing a fish two fins? : TOTHETUNATENBUCKS
34. Anesthetic, once : COCAINE
38. Hotel room fixtures, for short : ACS
39. He hides in kids' books : WALDO
40. Taken ___ : ABACK
41. This, to Luis : ESTE
43. Gumption : SPINE
45. Classic prefix : NEO
48. "Oops!" to a paramecium? : HOWCILIAME
51. Trunk with a chest : TORSO
52. Author O'Brien : EDNA
53. Digs of twigs : NEST
54. Regarding : INRE
55. The Flintstones' pet : DINO
56. Holiday music : BLUES
57. Biblical food fight? : MANNAWAR
59. Know-it-all : WISEACRE
62. "Tom Jones" script writer John ___ : OSBORNE
66. Fix firmly : RIVET
68. Basic shelters : LEANTOS
69. World's longest wooden roller coaster, located in Cincinnati : THEBEAST
71. What a citizen like Galileo had? : PISAMIND
73. Did lining : RULED
74. Feature of some winds : REED
76. Express regret : MOAN
77. Squire : BEAU
81. Word on some Procter and Gamble lotions : OLAY
82. He "spoke" for Bergen : SNERD
84. Cutups at a record company? : DECCACARDS
86. Parked oneself : SAT
87. Fixes firmly : GLUES
88. "The other white meat" : PORK
89. Certain thallophytes : ALGAE
90. Seed scar : HILUM
92. Whack : BOP
93. Rescuers : SAVIORS
95. Cadillac driven by Monica's interviewer? : THEBARBARASEVILLE
101. Covered for court : ROBED
102. Hightail it : SCOOT
103. One's own, for a starter : IDIO
104. Unprofessional, slangily : BUSH
108. Edgar and Hugo, e.g. : AWARDS
110. Unusual brass polish? : TUBATOOTHPASTE
113. Social surroundings : MILIEU
114. Coastal town crier : SEAGULL
115. Parenthetical lines : ASIDES
116. Twisty-horned antelope : ELAND
117. Some stars : BETAS
118. Ones sticking their necks out to entertain? : SITARS
1. Celebrants' wear : ALBS
2. Grate stuff : SOOT
3. Selene's counterpart : LUNA
4. Hunter a k a Ed McBain : EVAN
5. U.S. trading partner, formerly : EEC
6. A hydrogen atom has one : PROTON
7. Get cracking, in a way : HATCH
8. Mountain crest : ARETE
9. K-O filler : LMN
10. Moolah : LETTUCE
11. Whopper toppers : ONIONS
12. Cry with catches : SOB
13. Subject to court proceedings : TRIABLE
14. 1997 basketball film : AIRBUD
15. Musicians' behavior, in the end? : CODACONDUCT
16. New York hoopster : KNICK
19. Speck : IOTA
20. Pre-med course: Abbr. : ANAT
22. Cinco follower : SEIS
24. Celtics' Archibald : NATE
29. Olympics athlete Carl : LEWIS
31. Polynesian carving : TIKI
32. British poet laureate Nahum : TATE
33. Prefix with second : NANO
34. Songwriter Sammy : CAHN
35. Shawm descendant : OBOE
36. Raven sounds : CAWS
37. C.D., for one : ACCT
41. Deserve : EARN
42. Slide specimen : SMEAR
43. Word ending many company names : SON
44. Stem : PROW
46. When Plácido Domingo was born : ENERO
47. Welcome sites : OASES
49. Tropical vine : LIANA
50. Laura who plays Dr. Weaver on "ER" : INNES
51. Quartet on a Quattro : TIRES
52. Verve : ELAN
55. Saul's successor : DAVID
56. Indian valuable : BEAD
57. He was more than a neigh-sayer : MRED
58. Dried, maybe : WIPED
60. Of a pelvic bone : ILIAC
61. Cathartic drug : SENNA
62. Others at the Alhambra : OTROS
63. N.F.L. coach Don : SHULA
64. An obese Lugosi? : BELATHEBALL
65. Mind : OBEY
67. Animal handler : TAMER
70. Lemur's hangout : TREE
72. Imitation : MOCK
75. Voiced pauses : ERS
77. Java neighbor : BALI
78. "Tantum ___" (part of a Eucharist hymn) : ERGO
79. Purim's month : ADAR
80. Applications : USES
82. Aspersion : SLUR
83. Ices, perhaps : NUMBS
84. Know-nothing : DOPE
85. "B.C." abode : CAVE
87. Cheer : GLADDEN
88. It's saved by E-mail : POSTAGE
91. James Michener narrative : IBERIA
92. Thick-trunked tree : BAOBAB
93. Skirt feature : SLIT
94. Ho's hi's : ALOHAS
95. Streetcar : TRAM
96. Mandel of "St. Elsewhere" : HOWIE
97. Takes steps : ACTS
98. Libertine : ROUE
99. String quartet member : VIOLA
100. Teen faves : IDOLS
104. Entice : BAIT
105. Abbr. on egg cartons : USDA
106. Spin tail? : STER
107. Pianist Dame Myra : HESS
109. Nord's oppostie : SUD
111. Scolding syllable : TUT
112. Phenomenon such as ESP : PSI

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