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New York Times, Sunday, October 10, 2010

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 75 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Applesauce!" : PSHAW
6. The pulp in pulp fiction : PAPER
11. "That ticked me off!" : IMMAD
16. Bob and pageboy : DOS
19. 1987 #1 Heart song that starts "I hear the ticking of the clock" : ALONE
20. Sauce made with garlic and olive oil : AIOLI
21. Adrenaline producer : SCARE
22. Dog show org. : AKC
23. YOUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK ... : PORKBARRELPROJECT
26. Call of support : YEA
27. Some run to get in it : SHAPE
28. "Batman" fight scene sound : KAPOW
29. Blender brand : OSTER
31. Hold 'em bullet : ACE
33. MERGING TRAFFIC ... : PREPARETOBECUTOFF
38. Flies that don't go far from home : POPUPS
40. Removed fold marks : IRONED
41. Places to pray : SHRINES
42. Know-it-___ (cocky types) : ALLS
43. Cuzco native : INCA
44. Range rover : STEER
45. STOP ... : COASTONTHROUGH
51. Some '50s Fords : EDSELS
55. Suffix with hatch : ERY
56. Special ___ : OPS
57. Reply from a polite young'un : YESMAAM
59. It's often pointed in gymnastics : TOE
60. Ermine, e.g. : FUR
61. CONGESTION NEXT 10 MILES ... : ROADRAGEZONE
65. Wearers of jeweled turbans : MAHARAJAS
71. Neurotransmitter associated with sleep : SEROTONIN
72. NO THRU TRAFFIC ... : GOODSHORTCUT
76. However, briefly : THO
77. Genetic material : RNA
78. Open mike night format, perhaps : STANDUP
80. From ___ Z : ATO
81. Wizened woman : HAG
84. Winged celestial being : SERAPH
88. STAY IN LANE ... : IGNORETHISSIGN
91. Kind of translation : LOOSE
93. Setting for the biggest movie of 1939 : TARA
94. Sailing : ASEA
95. Number system with only 0's and 1's : BASETWO
98. Cheesesteak capital : PHILLY
101. Earthlings : HUMANS
103. NO STOPPING OR STANDING ... : LEAVEIFYOUSEEACOP
106. Ultimate degree : NTH
107. Like some legal proceedings : INREM
108. Has an angle : TILTS
109. Syrian president : ASSAD
111. Comprehend : GET
112. SPEED LIMIT 65 M.P.H. ... : KEEPITUNDEREIGHTY
119. Guffaw syllable : HAR
120. "None for me, thanks" : IMSET
121. Field Marshal Rommel : ERWIN
122. Feeling when called to the principal's office : DREAD
123. Literary monogram : TSE
124. Cockeyed : NUTSY
125. Requiring an umbrella : RAINY
126. Brings in : EARNS
1. Unchallenging reading material : PAP
2. ___-mo : SLO
3. Roughhousing : HORSEPLAY
4. Egyptian symbol of life : ANKH
5. Online program : WEBAPP
6. City in a "Can-Can" song : PAREE
7. Common inhalant : AIR
8. Creator of the detective C. Auguste Dupin : POE
9. Architectural addition : ELL
10. Oriole who played in a record 2,632 straight games : RIPKEN
11. Small crustacean : ISOPOD
12. Low-level position : MCJOB
13. Queen of double entendres : MAEWEST
14. Cannonball's path : ARC
15. Took an alternate route : DETOURED
16. The Wright brothers' Ohio home : DAYTON
17. Michael of "Caddyshack" : OKEEFE
18. Gobbles (down) : SCARFS
24. Mortgage figs. : APRS
25. Part of 24-Down : RATE
30. Awakens : STIRS
31. Swiftly : APACE
32. Kind of commentator : COLOR
34. Pub order : PINT
35. Don Marquis's six-legged poet : ARCHY
36. Lion or tiger or bear : ROARER
37. Tony Hillerman detective Jim : CHEE
39. ___ Intrepid : USS
43. Connections : INS
44. Investment unit : SHARE
46. Roadies work on them : TOURS
47. First name in TV talk : OPRAH
48. Spanish bear : OSO
49. Actress Thurman : UMA
50. Gallivants : GADS
52. School for Prince Harry : ETON
53. Anderson of "WKRP in Cincinnati" : LONI
54. Spotted : SEEN
58. Harm : MAR
60. Troll dolls or Silly Bandz : FAD
62. Gambino boss after Castellano : GOTTI
63. Group values : ETHOS
64. Place with feeding times : ZOO
65. Supermarket V.I.P.'s: Abbr. : MGRS
66. Best-of-the-best : AONE
67. Frozen dew : HOAR
68. Betty, Bobbie and Billie followers on "Petticoat Junction" : JOS
69. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
70. Woodlands male : STAG
73. "The Situation Room" airer : CNN
74. Japanese vegetable : UDO
75. Slowpoke : TURTLE
79. "The Power of Positive Thinking" author : PEALE
80. "I get it now" : AHA
81. Like some matching pairs : HISANDHER
82. Representative : AGENT
83. Grind together : GNASH
85. Anacin alternative : ALEVE
86. Famed Russian battleship : POTEMKIN
87. "That's just ___ feel" : HOWI
89. "___ Little Tenderness" : TRYA
90. Houston after whom the Texas city is named : SAM
92. Toilet tissue superlative : SOFTEST
95. Worry for a farmer : BLIGHT
96. Leader whom Virgil called "the virtuous" : AENEAS
97. Jean-Paul who wrote "Words are loaded pistols" : SARTRE
98. Particular form of government : POLITY
99. Jabba the ___, "Star Wars" villain : HUTT
100. Bond offerer, e.g. : ISSUER
101. It may wind up at the side of the house : HOSE
102. All the pluses : UPSIDE
104. "Criminy!" : YIPES
105. Sideshow worker : CARNY
110. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
113. Bird in New South Wales : EMU
114. New Deal inits. : NRA
115. Breathalyzer determination, for short : DWI
116. One, for Fritz : EIN
117. It's often picked up at the beach : TAN
118. QB's stat. : YDS

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