NOVEL EXPRESSIONS

New York Times, Sunday, October 12, 2003

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 99 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hang back : LAG
4. Shot in the arm : HYPO
8. Like tigers and yaks : ASIAN
13. Employer of many scientists : NASA
17. ___ Miss : OLE
18. Cape Province settlers : BOERS
19. Toothpaste introduced in 1915 : IPANA
20. Kind of position : FETAL
21. Creator of 47-Across : CERVANTES
23. "Don't tell a soul" : MUMSTHEWORD
25. Individually : APIECE
26. Apple products : CIDERS
28. 38-Down's home : ARABIA
29. "Don't do me any favors" : THANKYOUFORNOTHING
33. Historic Italian family name : ESTE
34. ___ alcohol : BUTYL
35. Faith: Abbr. : REL
36. "Aeneid" figure : EROS
40. Send on : REFER
42. Red, for one : NLER
44. Set up : FRAME
45. Ornamental shrub : SPIREA
47. Classic saga from which the expressions at 23-, 29-, 63-, 83-, 100-, 111- and 114-Across all originated : DONQUIXOTE
52. Patriotic org. : DAR
53. Quirk : TIC
54. Can openings? : BREAKOUTS
56. Straying : ERRANT
58. Lucie's dad : DESI
60. In ___ (seething) : ARAGE
61. Rosary recital : AVEMARIA
63. "Anything you want" : THESKYSTHELIMIT
68. Coolers : ICEBOXES
71. Basketball defenses : ZONES
72. Evasive : EELY
76. Reconciled : MADEUP
77. Involved : ELABORATE
81. Mamie Eisenhower ___ Doud : NEE
82. Newlywed in '68 headlines : ARI
83. Bad feeling : NOLOVELOST
86. Onetime Missouri tribe : OSAGES
88. Flogged : CANED
90. 62-Down rival, for short : AMEX
91. Chewy treat : SMORE
92. With 74-Down, Marvel Comics founder : STAN
93. "Wheel of Fortune" request : ANI
94. Desserts baked in muffin tins : BABAS
97. Short distance : INCH
100. Be fair to a fault : GIVETHEDEVILHISDUE
106. Wish, with "to" : ASPIRE
109. Long John Silver feature : ONELEG
110. Nips and tucks : ALTERS
111. Short distance : STONESTHROW
114. Be suspicious : SMELLARAT
116. 47-Across and the like : TALES
117. Haile Selassie follower : RASTA
118. See 18-Down : TAXES
119. W.W. II map: Abbr. : ETO
120. Ones in need of refinement : ORES
121. 96-Down in 28-Across : AMEER
122. "The Naked Jungle" menace : ANTS
123. Cave : DEN
1. Get seated : LOCATE
2. Hebrew letters : ALEPHS
3. Old medicine? : GERIATRICS
4. Raccoonlike mammal : HONEYBEAR
5. Up to now : YET
6. Like most store-bought bread : PRECUT
7. Harden, in a way : OSSIFY
8. Archer, at times : AIMER
9. Brush off : SPURN
10. Reply to "You are not!" : IAMSO
11. Reply: Abbr. : ANS
12. Holman who was known as Mister Basketball : NAT
13. Enya, notably : NEWAGER
14. Hardly the full gamut : ATOB
15. Delhi attire : SARI
16. "Betsy's Wedding" actor : ALDA
18. With 118-Across, subject of an I.R.S. request : BACK
20. Popular house gift : FERN
22. Finish : VENEER
24. Flag down : HAIL
27. Euro competitor: Abbr. : DOL
30. Lord's Prayer start : OUR
31. Bygone terror, for short : TREX
32. Grinder : HERO
37. Kind of gun : RADAR
38. Saudi's neighbor : OMANI
39. A name that people lie about? : SERTA
41. Amethyst's mo. : FEB
42. Fruitcake : NUT
43. Fleur-de-___ : LIS
44. Manhattan Project scientist : FERMI
45. Part of C.S.T.: Abbr. : STD
46. Word with sugar or cream : PIE
47. Some clothing shades : DARKS
48. Unhurt : OKAY
49. Holiday drinks : NOGS
50. Bird with brilliant green and scarlet plumage : QUETZAL
51. Brim (with) : TEEM
55. Relative affluence : EASE
57. Figure of interest? : RATE
59. "How can ___?" : ITBE
61. Whistle, maybe : ALERT
62. Plastic producer : VISA
64. Pester : HOUND
65. Big show : EXPO
66. Wanderer : HOBO
67. "The Dukes of Hazzard" spin-off : ENOS
68. Apple products : IMACS
69. Small weight on the finger? : CARAT
70. City next to the Twin Cities : EDINA
73. Gave rise to : ENGENDERED
74. See 92-Across : LEE
75. Agreement : YES
77. Time before : EVE
78. Big Apple subway, with "the" : LEX
79. Pulitzer-winning TV critic : TOMSHALES
80. "___ Beso" (Paul Anka hit) : ESO
84. Driver's place : LANE
85. Drop : OMIT
87. Grain bristle : ARISTA
89. Some roarers : ENGINES
91. Baseball's Maglie : SAL
93. They sometimes have presidents' names: Abbr. : AVES
94. ___ canto : BEL
95. Zoroastrian literature : AVESTA
96. Potentate, say : BIGMAN
98. Preacher : CURATE
99. "An Actor's Life" autobiographer : HESTON
101. Rages : IRES
102. Mount : HORSE
103. Quick Internet message : ENOTE
104. Noted name in Scotch whiskey : DEWAR
105. Pandora's release : ILLS
106. About : ASTO
107. Headline : STAR
108. Fishing need : POLE
112. Song syllable : TRA
113. It can be cured : HAM
115. Business card abbr. : EXT

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