SET YOUR MIND AT EASE

New York Times, Sunday, October 21, 2007

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 121 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Drink with a straw : SODAPOP
8. Resting places : TOMBS
13. Bit of congratulations : PAT
16. Nurse : SIP
19. Open-mesh fabric : ETAMINE
20. "Day of ___" (what "Dies Irae" means) : WRATH
21. Oil used in making polyurethane : ANILINE
23. Organization of easily frightened people? : CHICKENLEAGUE
25. Clambake item : STEAMER
26. Chuck : TOSS
27. Unbending : STEELY
28. Sensors : DETECTORS
30. Heaps : ALOT
31. Place to buy a hookah : BAZAAR
33. Italian eyeglass : LENTE
34. "The Treachery of Images" artist : MAGRITTE
38. Go for again : RETRY
39. They're checked at the door : IDS
40. Result of not wearing rouge? : BLANKCHEEK
42. Seven ___ : SEAS
43. Psalm, e.g. : PAEAN
46. Right triangle figure : SINE
47. Football Hall-of-Famer ___ (Greasy) Neale : EARLE
48. Part of a dash : TACH
49. It goes around at an amusement park : STILE
50. Some skirts : MIDIS
52. Cartoon character who amorously chases Penelope : LEPEW
54. Stand-up comedian Caroline : RHEA
56. Former Israeli president Weizman : EZER
57. Jams : TIESUP
59. HBO founder Charles : DOLAN
61. For one : EACH
63. Modern prefix with village : ECO
64. Blood fluids : SERA
66. Wagner's Tannhäuser, e.g. : TENOR
68. Radio no. : FREQ
70. Nasty biter : CUR
73. Turns the other way : ZAGS
75. Freedom from government control, for short : DEREG
77. Traveling : ERRANT
81. State : AVER
83. Object rising in a Van Gogh landscape : MOON
85. Brand of Lego bricks : DUPLO
87. "___ say ..." : SADTO
88. Euripides tragedy : MEDEA
90. It may not need clarification : OLEO
92. Bobby of the Chicago Eight : SEALE
94. Level : TIER
95. Indian honorific : SAHIB
96. Elevator button : DOWN
97. Strict Jesuit? : HARDPRIEST
99. Neuron's tips? : ENS
100. Peru's El ___ volcano : MISTI
102. Psychiatrist's urging : LETITOUT
103. Ben-Hur, for a time : SLAVE
105. Sign up : ENROLL
107. Univ. paper : DISS
108. Extraction : PARENTAGE
110. Houston pro soccer team : DYNAMO
112. Made a case : PLED
116. "The Break-Up" co-star, 2006 : ANISTON
117. Smart fowl? : EDUCATEDGEESE
120. "The Great ___" (Pat Conroy novel) : SANTINI
121. Shoe store purchase : LACES
122. Comeback : RIPOSTE
123. Cold war jet : MIG
124. Word before or after old : AGE
125. "Nice!" : SWEET
126. Less sufficient : SCANTER
1. Faction : SECT
2. Roman emperor with a three-month reign : OTHO
3. Speech spot : DAIS
4. Some movie theaters : AMCS
5. Commercial end for Water : PIK
6. Common pizzeria order : ONESLICE
7. Lie detector alternative : PENTOTHAL
8. Precious, to a Brit : TWEE
9. Reach rival : ORALB
10. Hungarian : MAGYAR
11. A/C meas. : BTU
12. Start to weep : SHEDATEAR
13. Bundle of pies? : PASTRYSHEAF
14. Blue chip, maybe : ANTE
15. Haberdashery purchases : TIECLIPS
16. "Mr. Cowell, grab that 'American Idol' contestant!"? : SIMONSEIZE
17. Lifeless : INERT
18. Intrinsically : PERSE
22. Relatively recent time : LATEDATE
24. Achieved in school athletics : LETTERED
29. One cold symptom : EARACHE
30. Place for couples? : ARK
32. Procter & Gamble soap : ZEST
34. 13 years before the Battle of Hastings : MLIII
35. "Biography" channel : AANDE
36. Banded rock : GNEISS
37. Fisherman's trap : EELPOT
40. Real-estate ad abbr. : BSMT
41. Capsized, with "over" : KEELED
44. "While We're Young" songwriter Wilder : ALEC
45. Last ruler of the Julio-Claudian dynasty : NERO
51. Red Sea port : SUEZ
53. Drawn back : WANED
55. Fair-sized plot : ACRE
58. Cornwall carriage : PRAM
60. "Take your time" : NORUSH
62. Towel stitching : HERS
65. Bully turned Samaritan? : AGOODMEANIE
67. 1932 Democratic campaign plank : REPEAL
69. Market value of a company's assets divided by their replacement cost : QRATIO
70. Video shooters, for short : CAMS
71. Eye part : UVEA
72. House Un-American Activities Committee event? : REDHEARING
74. Eschewing help : SOLOING
76. Eyed angrily : GLAREDAT
78. Something bid : ADIEU
79. Bygone explosion, in headlines : NTEST
80. Wrong : TORT
82. Not take out of the company, say : REINVEST
84. Onetime Movietone productions : NEWSREELS
86. Veterans : OLDTIMERS
89. A defendant may be tried in it : ABSENTIA
91. Latch ___ : ONTO
93. Like most sitcoms : EPISODIC
98. Some footballers: Abbr. : RTS
101. W.W. II nickname : ILDUCE
103. Charley horse, e.g. : SPASM
104. Roofed patio : LANAI
106. It ends with a baccalauréat : LYCEE
109. Chinese mafia : TONG
111. Cartoonist who created the Tammany Hall tiger : NAST
112. Drudge : PEON
113. For fear that : LEST
114. 90 degrees from sur : ESTE
115. Some game : DEER
118. Black bird : DAW
119. Transcript fig. : GPA

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