ONE FOR THE BOOKS

New York Times, Sunday, October 2, 2005

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 82 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 84 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. A pinch, maybe : SNUFF
6. Provide food for many : CATER
11. Some dance records, for short : EPS
14. Musical Young : NEIL
18. Snouted animal : TAPIR
19. Of service : UTILE
20. Double-crosser : RAT
21. "Lay it ___!" : ONME
22. 1996 Helen Fielding book made into a film starring Renée Zellweger : BRIDGETJONESSDIARY
25. Assault with a grenade, as a commanding officer : FRAG
26. Move, quickly : RELO
27. Space chimp of 1961 : ENOS
28. Memo abbr. : ATTN
29. Olympic rings, e.g. : LOGO
30. Absorb the cost of : EAT
31. Suffix with social : IST
32. Best-selling 2003 Alice Sebold novel : THELOVELYBONES
36. Three of ___ : AKIND
38. Capital of Hubei province : WUHAN
40. Israel's Weizman : EZER
41. 1995 Ellen DeGeneres best seller : MYPOINTANDIDOHAVEONE
48. Very pleasant : SONICE
49. Like some translations : LITERAL
50. Alternative to oil : GAS
53. Larry McMurtry novel made into an Emmy-winning TV series : LONESOMEDOVE
57. Pharmaceutical giant : SEARLE
58. Longoria of "Desperate Housewives" : EVA
59. A thief might take one : ALIAS
60. Salad ingredient : EGG
62. Part : ROLE
63. Not clerical : LAY
64. Battle reminder : LIMP
65. 2003 Bill O'Reilly political best seller : THENOSPINZONE
70. "Christ of St. John of the Cross" artist : DALI
71. "Wheel of Fortune" request : ANI
72. Bad party guest : BOOR
73. Kennel cry : ARF
74. Made up one's mind about : SETON
75. Grazing spot : LEA
76. Imperiled : ATRISK
79. 1994 semi-autobiographical novel by Anna Quindlen : ONETRUETHING
83. Son of Prince Valiant : ARN
84. Heroic deeds : RESCUES
86. Monopoly maker : HASBRO
87. 1939 Agatha Christie classic : ANDTHENTHEREWERENONE
92. Pakistani tongue : URDU
94. Early American diplomat Silas : DEANE
95. Nine: Prefix : ENNEA
96. 1929 Virginia Woolf title : AROOMOFONESOWN
101. Place for a team's insignia : CAP
103. Atlantic catch : COD
104. Winter Palace resident : TSAR
105. Sibilant talk : LISP
106. Dr. Pavlov : IVAN
108. Author Jaffe : RONA
109. Stay too long on the beach : BURN
110. 2000 essay collection by David Sedaris : METALKPRETTYONEDAY
115. Protected, at sea : ALEE
116. Before : ERE
117. They give people big heads : AFROS
118. Key : ISLET
119. Sale site : YARD
120. Filch : COP
121. Lilac, e.g. : SCENT
122. Bonnie's beau : CLYDE
1. Like poorly washed windows : STREAKY
2. Something a maid might break : NAILTIP
3. Many a prom coif : UPDO
4. Cookie fruit : FIG
5. Springs : FREES
6. Stephen King canine : CUJO
7. Squares things : ATONES
8. "___ the season ?" : TIS
9. Trains in Chicago : ELS
10. Signal to stop : RED
11. Poet's inspiration : ERATO
12. Last of a Monday-to-Friday series : PARTV
13. "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow" composer : STYNE
14. Restricted area : NOFLYZONE
15. Dress : ENROBE
16. "This looks verrry bad for me!" : IMAGONER
17. Kids' blocks : LEGOS
22. Silver-scaled fish : BREAM
23. Big bang cause : TNT
24. Suffix with proverb : IAL
31. Subject in foreign language class : IDIOMS
32. Sem. degree : THD
33. Applaud : HAIL
34. "The ___ near" : ENDIS
35. Actress Sobieski : LEELEE
37. "Uh-uh!" : NOSOAP
38. Baylor's home : WACO
39. Odd : UNEVEN
42. Pilot's dir. : NNE
43. Rx instruction : TID
44. Capri suffix : OTE
45. George of "La Cage aux Folles" : HEARN
46. Spanish rice : ARROZ
47. Actor Raf of "The Italian Job," 1969 : VALLONE
50. Fancy ice creams : GELATI
51. Toyota model : AVALON
52. Saw : SAYING
53. [I can't remember the words to this song] : LALALA
54. Henny Youngman specialty : ONELINER
55. Apelike : SIMIAN
56. It may need gratification : EGO
61. Fed. property manager : GSA
65. Schlepped : TOTED
66. Longtime photographer for Vogue : HORST
67. Author Segal : ERICH
68. Disposed : PRONE
69. Kind of logic : IFTHEN
70. Take away the defenses of : DEHORN
72. Famed huckster : BARNUM
74. Actress Meryl : STREEP
77. Take to court : SUE
78. Japanese martial art : KENDO
80. Exceptional : RARE
81. Operate : USE
82. "Charlotte's Web" monogram : EBW
85. Fret : STEW
87. Dolled up : ADORNED
88. Chinese dynasty : HAN
89. Impossible to read : ENCODED
90. Nursery arrival : NEONATE
91. Vitamin dosage : ONEADAY
92. Author Le Guin : URSULA
93. Lion : ROARER
96. Held off : ATBAY
97. Ancient Mexican : OLMEC
98. 1980's Pontiac : FIERO
99. Ragtime dance : ONESTEP
100. Massage locale : SPA
101. Bebopper : CAT
102. Marx Brothers-like : ANTIC
106. Press : IRON
107. A piece of a three-piece : VEST
108. "Tarzan" actor : RONELY
111. Vegas opening : LAS
112. Fast food inits. : KFC
113. Grand ___, Nova Scotia : PRE
114. Fashion inits. : YSL

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