AT THE DOCTOR'S OFFICE

New York Times, Sunday, October 19, 2003

Author: Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Nicholson Joline
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 79 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 103 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Tool : CATSPAW
8. Performing : ONSTAGE
15. Dr Pepper alternatives : NEHIS
20. Flatter servilely : ADULATE
21. Like : SIMILAR
22. Allow : OPINE
23. The kindergarten teacher had ... : VERYSMALLPUPILS
25. Outlook : VISTA
26. Kind : ILK
27. Layered treats : OREOS
28. ___ Gonçalo, Brazil : SAO
29. Halftime participant, often : MASCOT
30. Rounding out : LAST
32. Prefix with thesis : SYN
33. Way to fly : SOLO
35. Part of an 800 collect call number : ATT
36. Big Apple attraction, with "the" : MET
38. The garage mechanic had ... : ASPARETIRE
44. Maglie of baseball : SAL
45. Scattered : SOWED
48. They're nuts : KOLAS
49. Engineering project : TRESTLE
51. Satisfaction seeker : AVENGER
54. Some are inflated : EGOS
55. Go-getter : TIGER
56. ___-Phen (former dieting aid) : FEN
57. The beekeeper had ... : ACASEOFHIVES
61. What a marker indicates : DEBT
64. Dance, e.g. : ART
65. Alitalia destination : ROMA
66. Pinkerton in "Madama Butterfly" : TENOR
67. One-on-one sport : EPEE
68. Some are inflated : RAFTS
70. Heart of a PC : CPU
73. Untrained : RAW
74. Van Gogh painted here : ARLES
75. Marty Feldman in "Young Frankenstein" : IGOR
76. Hardly a grandmotherly type : CRONE
78. Viscosity symbols : ETAS
81. Cockpit dial: Abbr. : ALT
82. Saharan : SERE
83. The poet had ... : FOOTPROBLEMS
86. French co. : CIE
87. Welcomed to one's home : HADIN
89. Prom night tradition : LIMO
90. Chisholm Trail town : ABILENE
92. Current : PRESENT
94. Clear : LUCID
95. Cole slaw and fries : SIDES
96. Suffix with cloth : IER
97. The estate planner was ... : FARSIGHTED
100. Recycling site : BIN
101. Routes: Abbr. : RDS
102. Rested : LAIN
103. Hosp. area : ICU
105. Maximally : TOPS
109. They receive blessings : ACHOOS
112. Pop record label : MCA
114. 1952 Mitchum noir classic : MACAO
116. Sight, in France : VUE
117. Times to put the hands together? : NOONS
118. The ad writer had ... : SPOTSEVERYWHERE
122. Way belowdecks : HATCH
123. Word used with greats : ALLTIME
124. Picked up : LEARNED
125. Uncertain : ATSEA
126. Daniel Webster, e.g. : SENATOR
127. Amazing adventure : ODYSSEY
1. Carp : CAVIL
2. "A Passage to India" woman : ADELA
3. Izmir natives : TURKS
4. Stone of rock : SLY
5. Pops : PAS
6. Maximally : ATMOST
7. Spent : WEARY
8. 1952 Olympics site : OSLO
9. Chills : NIPS
10. Mustangs' home, for short : SMU
11. Inclines : TIPS
12. Rap sheet info : ALIASES
13. Lug : GALOOT
14. Elocution class no-nos : ERS
15. Bagel shop request : NOVA
16. Anglican's cousin: Abbr. : EPIS
17. The producer had ... : HISCASTREPLACED
18. Altogether : INTOTAL
19. Bill Gates locale : SEATTLE
24. Olin of "Chocolat" : LENA
29. Finicky cat : MORRIS
31. Catchers of tax cheats : TMEN
34. Kind of box : LITTER
37. Annual literary awards : EDGARS
39. ___-Ball : SKEE
40. Comic strip character who said "I refuse to have a battle of wits with an unarmed person" : POGO
41. Overhead : ALOFT
42. More precipitate : RASHER
43. M.D.'s diagnostic tool : EEG
45. Travels off the beaten path : SAFARIS
46. Superannuated : OVERAGE
47. The tennis star ... : WENTFORHERSHOTS
50. Special dinner : SEDER
52. "Foucault's Pendulum" author : ECO
53. Zodiac animal : RAM
58. Iliac attachment : SACRO
59. Like Mendelssohn's "Italian" Symphony : INA
60. "Wheel of Fortune" buy : VOWEL
62. Dog-to-postal carrier route : BEELINE
63. High school seniors, often : TESTEES
69. Club officer: Abbr. : TREAS
71. Winner's take : POT
72. Remove from power? : UNPLUG
74. Umbrian hill town : ASSISI
76. Nicaraguan guerrilla : CONTRA
77. Composer Korngold : ERICH
79. High ___ : TEA
80. U.N. biggie: Abbr. : AMB
83. Events for 63-Down : FINALS
84. Drop : OMIT
85. Portend : BODE
88. First-rate, slangily : DEF
91. It may be caught in a trap : LINT
92. Underwater menace : PIRANHA
93. Revolutionary War figure : REDCOAT
94. Infiniti alternative : LINCOLN
98. Like child's play : SIMPLE
99. Cut up : DICE
100. Encouraged : BUOYED
104. Film producer Ponti : CARLO
106. Thermometer locales : OVENS
107. Blender setting : PUREE
108. Far from spiffy : SEEDY
110. "There was a time ..." : ONCE
111. Workplace safety org. : OSHA
113. Lead-in for boy or girl : ATTA
114. Note : MEMO
115. Maintain : AVER
118. Traveler to 8-Down : SAS
119. Word to Rover : SIT
120. "No ___!" : WAY
121. Academic units: Abbr. : HRS

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