THAT'S AN ORDER

New York Times, Sunday, October 12, 1997

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Puts down : DERIDES
8. Puts up : ERECTS
14. Passover breads : MATZOS
20. Surplus : OVERAGE
21. Fish that hitches rides : REMORA
22. Broadcast, e.g. : AIRING
23. Order to a longshoreman? : GETALOADOFTHIS
25. Surgical probe : STYLET
26. Busy : INUSE
27. Caesar, for one : SID
28. Civil rights leader Medgar : EVERS
30. Antique car owner's need, for short : TLC
31. Perfect number : TEN
32. Order to a C.P.A.? : GOFIGURE
35. Fatigues : WEARIES
38. The Gipper : REAGAN
41. Robert Blake TV series : BARETTA
43. City on the Saône and Rhone : LYONS
44. That Geller feller : URI
45. Garden pests : SLUGS
46. Snaps of the fingers : INSTANTS
48. Order to an art gallery worker? : HANGINTHERE
52. Kind of sale : REDTAG
53. Spleen : IRE
54. Le ___ Noël : PERE
55. Telecast over : RERAN
56. Where to hear "O patria mia" : AIDA
60. Give thumbs down : NIX
61. Some dances : PROMS
63. Breathing fire : MAD
64. Polished : SHINED
66. "Takin' It ___ Streets" (1976 hit) : TOTHE
68. Order to a quarterback? : TAKEAHIKE
72. Over and done with : ENDED
73. Family once called "the landlords of New York" : ASTORS
75. Hurray for José : OLE
76. Old "S.N.L." name : GILDA
78. Pindar work : ODE
79. Gimlet or screwdriver : TOOL
80. Soap seller : AMWAY
83. Dweeb : NERD
84. Anthem contraction : OER
85. Wreck : DERAIL
87. Order to an editor? : MARKMYWORDS
91. Like Burns's "schemes o' mice an' men" : BESTLAID
94. Thick locks : MANES
95. Crew tool : OAR
96. Siouan language : OMAHA
97. Makes potable, in a way : DESALTS
99. Grabs in monopolistic fashion : BUYSUP
102. Strength: Var. : POTENCE
104. Order to a surgeon? : CUTITOUT
106. Gun grp. : NRA
108. Up to : TIL
109. Close to, once : ANEAR
111. Navy NCO : CPO
112. Kind of quarter : LATIN
114. Making redundant : FIRING
116. Order to a sloppy senator? : CLEANUPYOURACT
120. Park, for one : AVENUE
121. One who minds : HEEDER
122. One out? : ESCAPEE
123. Troubles : BESETS
124. Rococo : ORNATE
125. Burr and Hamilton, e.g. : DUELERS
1. Goldbrick : DOGIT
2. More level : EVENER
3. Do piano work : RETUNE
4. Bank offerings, for short : IRAS
5. Hill's partner : DALE
6. It may need stroking : EGO
7. Word with high or hunting : SEASON
8. Like loose soil : ERODIBLE
9. Call, in a way : REF
10. Hosp. employee : EMT
11. Sticks together : COHERES
12. Three-legged stand : TRIVET
13. Letter encl. : SASE
14. Billiard shot : MASSE
15. Small British island : AIT
16. Order to a D.A. with a hung jury? : TRYTRYAGAIN
17. Whole slew of : ZILLION
18. Like early postcards : ONECENT
19. Pepper, e.g. : SGT
24. "What's the ___?" : DIF
29. Congo neighbor : RWANDA
32. One with a successful day on Wall Street : GAINER
33. Indian ox : GAUR
34. Push : URGE
36. Baja opposite : ALTA
37. Snake sound : SSS
39. Calendar abbr. : AUG
40. Can-opening aid : GRIPPER
42. Ticket info, maybe : TIER
45. Jewish pledge of faith : SHEMA
47. They're on a sched. : STNS
48. Imply : HINTAT
49. Musical composition : ARIOSO
50. Adjoining : NEXTTO
51. Medium pace : TROT
52. Use the spade again : REDIG
55. Fan sound : RAH
57. Not alfresco : INDOOR
58. Transferred the title : DEEDED
59. Bean counters : ADDERS
62. "Cheers!" : SKOAL
63. Fannie ___ : MAE
65. Progress : HEADWAY
67. Order to a cue card handler? : HOLDTHELINE
69. Tarzan portrayer : ELY
70. Quirks : KINKS
71. Sch. type : ELEM
74. 1986 Starship hit : SARA
77. Recover from a drenching : DRYOUT
81. Knight's fair lady : MAIDEN
82. Off the mark : WIDE
86. Flair : ELAN
87. Fountain treat : MALT
88. Not backing : ANTI
89. Prescription for burnout : RESTCURE
90. Common correlatives : ORS
91. 40's-50's music : BOP
92. Showing a lot of feeling : EMOTIVE
93. Sendups : SATIRES
94. Actress Stapleton : MAUREEN
98. Rock climber : SCALER
99. Uplifted : BUOYED
100. Open a package, maybe : UNTAPE
101. Supermarket employee : PRICER
103. Pens : CAGES
105. Vs. : OPP
107. Primes the pot : ANTES
110. Sonar signal : ECHO
112. Time-honored name? : LUCE
113. It's east of the Caspian : ARAL
114. Dynamite : FAB
115. It fits under a head : NUT
117. Nabokov novel : ADA
118. End amount : NET
119. Big Ten inits. : OSU

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