I DON'T WANT TO HEAR IT

New York Times, Sunday, October 20, 2002

Author: Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 70 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 95 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Scratch : MOOLAH
7. Bogged down : INARUT
13. Claret containers : CARAFES
20. Charge : ACCUSE
21. So far : TODATE
22. Swallowed humble pie : ATEDIRT
23. Battery power? : CATCHERSMIGHT
25. Layered entree : LASAGNA
26. Gasteyer of "S.N.L." : ANA
27. Senior member : DOYEN
28. French collagist : ARP
30. Almost : NIGHON
31. Nobelist Hammarskjöld : DAG
32. Certain clock setting: Abbr. : DST
33. Ring source : ONION
35. Go down : SET
36. Hacienda brick : ADOBE
38. Mini? : SLIGHTSKIRT
43. La preceder : TRA
46. Procrastinator's catchword : MANANA
48. SALT subject : ICBM
49. American composer who pioneered in polytonality : IVES
50. Done, for Donne : OER
51. Vents : AIRWAYS
53. Like windows : PANED
55. Elementary education : ABCS
56. Skin pigment : MELANIN
58. Stoops : DEIGNS
59. Take out : DELE
60. Spade, for one : SAM
61. Dracula roles? : BITEPARTS
64. Something nerds don't do : FITIN
65. Shrill sounds : TREBLES
67. Screen writing? : EMAIL
68. Dry drink : MARTINI
70. Say yea : AGREE
71. Arson? : SPITEFIRE
73. Common Market: Abbr. : EEC
74. Storm : RAGE
75. Card game with a Chinese name : FANTAN
78. Hall-of-Famers : LEGENDS
80. "___ intéressant" : TRES
81. Get together : AMASS
82. Snack bar : GRANOLA
84. Cariou of "Sweeney Todd" : LEN
85. Rock climber's challenge : CRAG
86. Synthesizer pioneer : MOOG
87. Snacks : NOSHES
91. And so on: Abbr. : ETC
92. Yodels? : HEIGHTSONGS
96. Wake Island, e.g. : ATOLL
97. Singer Sumac : YMA
99. Gets "warmer" : NEARS
100. Big spender's roll : WAD
102. "Told ya!" : SEE
103. Kind of soda : BAKING
106. Strand from a parent : DNA
107. Northeast Indian state : ASSAM
110. Clavell's "___-Pan" : TAI
111. Sleep inducers : OPIATES
113. Task for King Arthur? : KNIGHTPICKING
117. Ceramic vessels : POTTERY
118. Bakery buy : ECLAIR
119. 1862 battle site : SHILOH
120. Like some olives : SPEARED
121. Prepares for more battles : REARMS
122. Ceremonial dinners : SEDERS
1. Paving material : MACADAM
2. It's heard at some baseball games : OCANADA
3. ___ Building, landmark on New York's Roosevelt Island : OCTAGON
4. Director Jean-___ Godard : LUC
5. Hair color : ASH
6. Takes to heart : HEEDS
7. Teeny : ITSY
8. Iditarod terminus : NOME
9. Server's edge : ADIN
10. Duster : RAG
11. World leader elected in 1961 : UTHANT
12. Hot 90's computer game : TETRIS
13. Old White House nickname : CAL
14. ___ advantage : ATAN
15. Won't cooperate : RESISTS
16. "Time is money," e.g. : ADAGE
17. Struggle for a deadlock? : FIGHTTOBETIED
18. Cube creator Rubik : ERNO
19. One of the deer hunters in "The Deer Hunter" : STAN
24. Doesn't keep : ROTS
29. Sticking (out) : POKING
32. Subject to disproval : DENIABLE
33. Physicist Georg : OHM
34. Phileas Fogg portrayer : NIVEN
37. False idol : BAAL
39. Radio host Hansen : LIANE
40. Very distant : ICY
41. Literary inits. : GBS
42. McCarthy's quarry : REDS
44. Takes it easy : RECLINES
45. Cause of Philip Boyes's death in a Dorothy Sayers novel : ARSENIC
47. 1970's sitcom : ARNIE
52. Cards : WITS
53. It means little to Chirac : PETIT
54. Congregation divider : AISLE
55. Mine entrance : ADIT
56. Shakespearean queen : MARGARET
57. Reserve flier? : EMERGENCYKITE
58. Exhaust : DRAIN
60. Shake up : STARTLE
62. Raid targets : PESTS
63. Oscars' org. : AMPAS
64. Fail to pay the freight : FREELOAD
66. Some contests : BEES
68. Comportment : MIEN
69. Fluorescent lamp filler : ARGON
72. She wrote "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe" : FLAGG
75. Food : FARE
76. Vigorously, of old : AMAIN
77. Played the shrew : NAGGED
79. Democratic donkey designer : NAST
82. Schmaltz : GOO
83. Wood of the Rolling Stones : RON
85. Cheerleader, often : CHANTER
86. Work for eds. : MSS
88. Antagonistic : HOSTILE
89. "The Lion in Winter" queen : ELEANOR
90. Sites for bells : SLEIGHS
93. Long : HANKER
94. Deep thought : TRANCE
95. Quid pro quo : SWAP
98. Mazda model : MIATA
101. Off : AMISS
103. Dances to jazz : BOPS
104. Each : APOP
105. "Unfaithful" star : GERE
107. Thickening agent : AGAR
108. Mason's wedge : SHIM
109. Orch. section : STRS
112. Charlie Chaplin's brother : SYD
114. Wharf workers' org. : ILA
115. "Evita" narrator : CHE
116. Billy, for one : KID

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