SOMETHING XTRA

New York Times, Sunday, October 13, 1996

Author: W. R. Williams
Editor: Will Shortz
Wayne Robert Williams
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 65 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Of a leg bone : TIBIAL
7. Gardening device : TRIMMER
14. Slave driver's exhortation : FASTER
20. "Romanian Rhapsodies" composer : ENESCO
21. Change the dimensions of : RESCALE
22. Drag : INHALE
23. More sore : ACHIER
24. New addition to one's address book? : AFRIENDINDEXED
26. ___-mo : SLO
27. Kind of dog : DEVIL
29. Smooth : IRON
30. Galsworthy genre : SAGA
31. Blunt : DULL
33. Casting out ___ (math procedure) : NINES
35. Son of Judah : ONAN
36. Memory unit : BIT
37. Extra : ADDON
39. Projected amount in a business forecast? : NEXTPROFIT
42. Jubilant gaiety : GLEE
43. Ponderer's phrase : LETMESEE
45. ___ maison (indoors): Fr. : ALA
46. Pungency : TARTNESS
48. F : ESHARP
49. City once named Eva Peron, with "La" : PLATA
51. Boito opera : NERO
52. Suburbs? : EXTERNALCITY
56. "Search for Signs..." Broadway comic : TOMLIN
60. Butt : RAM
62. Faint : SWOON
63. Inner, in anatomy : ENTAL
65. Bullyrag : TEASE
66. "A pity!" : ALAS
68. Tempter : SATAN
70. Wingdings : GALAS
72. Town of July 1944 fighting : STLO
73. Man with a famous lap : SANTA
75. Rolls dem bones : DICES
77. Films : CINES
79. Post-dusk : EEN
80. Video image units : PIXELS
82. The top of Bald Mountain? : THENAKEDAPEX
85. Screenwriter Jack ___ Jr. : EPPS
87. Idyllic spots : EDENS
88. Dances in 4/4 time : MAMBOS
91. Demand in court : SUBPOENA
95. 1970 Jagger film "___ Kelly" : NED
96. Paris's Place de la ___ : BASTILLE
98. "Tarzan" extras : APES
99. Brooch watch? : CAMEOROLEX
102. Scrape away at : ERODE
103. T-shirt size: Abbr. : LGE
104. Cooped (up) : PENT
105. Legislative postscript : RIDER
107. Marketed : SOLD
108. Puccini's "Vissi d'___" : ARTE
110. New sitcom star of 1988 : BARR
111. "American Psycho" novelist : ELLIS
113. Buddy : MAC
114. Where the Politburo members studied? : MARXISTCOLLEGE
119. Via ___ (Roman thoroughfare) : VENETO
121. Conceive : IDEATE
122. Renowned Big Apple restaurant : ELAINES
123. Adviser in Roman myth : EGERIA
124. Looked : SEEMED
125. Craft : SLYNESS
126. Forswears, in short : DOESNT
1. "Let It Be Forgotten" poet : TEASDALE
2. Comprises : INCLUDES
3. "Ecce feles!" : BEHOLDTHEMANX
4. "It ___" (reply to "Who's there?") : ISI
5. Easily passed : ACED
6. "The Millionairess" star, 1960 : LOREN
7. Apprentice : TRAINEE
8. It's automatic : REFLEX
9. Country with a blue and white flag: Abbr. : ISR
10. Sprint rival : MCI
11. Pearl Bailey's middle name : MAE
12. West Coast weather factor : ELNINO
13. New version : REDRAFT
14. A Mickey : FINN
15. Not to mention : AND
16. "___ the One" (1996 movie) : SHES
17. Duty-bound? : TAXABLE
18. "Adonais" and others : ELEGIES
19. Corrects, as archeological records : REDATES
25. Like some Greek islands : IONIAN
28. Creeper : VINE
32. Folk music historian John : LOMAX
34. Buy time : STALL
35. Panegyrics : ORATING
38. "___ to you!" : NERTS
40. Come in second : PLACE
41. Waste allowance : TRET
42. Garden figures : GNOMES
44. Gushes : SPEWS
47. Bring (out) : TROT
49. Ornamental plume : PANACHE
50. Campaign tactics : ATTACKS
53. Kind of test : ROAD
54. Untagged, in tag : NOTIT
55. Bill Clinton, once : YALIE
57. Rubber underclothes? : LATEXBLOOMERS
58. Key : ISLE
59. Storefront item : NEON
60. Horseshoer's tool : RASP
61. Asia's ___ Mountains : ALAI
64. Coast, for example : LAND
67. Precipitous slopes : STEEPS
69. Don't have to : NEEDNOT
71. Splitting points : SEAMS
74. Rival rival : ALPO
76. Mean mien : SNEER
78. Flood : SPATE
81. Work-order detail : SPEC
83. Slashed words? : ANDOR
84. OPEC leaders : EMIRS
86. Respond to testily : SNAPAT
89. Language in an etymology : OLDLATIN
90. Aril : SEEDCOAT
91. Pizzeria supplies : SALAMIS
92. Stay current, computerwise : UPGRADE
93. Hive location : BEETREE
94. Punishes with arbitrary penalties : AMERCES
96. Like an empty hospital : BEDLESS
97. Jump with a twist : AXEL
100. Sign up : ENROLL
101. Feudal lords : LIEGES
106. Split : RIVED
109. Checkup : EXAM
110. Teacher's deg. : BSED
112. Kind of lily : SEGO
115. Devotee's suffix : ITE
116. Establish : LAY
117. Vietnam Veterans Memorial designer Maya : LIN
118. From La. to N.C. : ENE
120. Born : NEE

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