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New York Times, Sunday, October 22, 1995

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 96 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: The seven theme Down clues have to be read from the bottom up.
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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Biblical transport : ASS
4. Comedians, often : MOCKERS
11. _____ War : MANO
15. Fresh Prince medium : RAP
18. Covert : LAIR
20. Couldn't stand : FELLOVER
21. Hoof sound : CLOP
22. Handel opera : NERO
23. So : ERGO
24. Object of a onetime search : ELDORADO
25. Stomach ailment : GASTRITIS
27. Composition type : CANTATA
29. Be inclined : TEND
30. Due : DEBT
31. Euro meeting spots : CAFES
32. Mathematician Turing : ALAN
33. Words of comparison : ASA
34. Revolutionary period : YEAR
35. Like gymnasts : AGILE
36. Barrel part : STAVE
39. Econ. figure : GNP
42. First U.N. Secretary General : LIE
44. Book with a Mass audience : MISSAL
46. Communicate with quickly : TELEX
47. Modern money : ECU
48. Alphabet sequence : DEF
49. Showy : GALA
50. And more : ETC
52. "Othello" character : EMILIA
54. Home project : ADDITION
57. Aspen business : SKISHOP
60. Site for stained-glass windows : APSE
61. '70s pop greasers : SHANANA
63. Grok : DIG
65. Einstein or Fermi, e.g. : EMIGRE
66. Pulp fictionesque : KITSCHY
68. Allege : AVER
69. Newspaper publisher Chandler : OTIS
71. Betelgeuse's constellation : ORION
72. _____ mouthful : SAYA
73. One looking for a match? : PYRO
74. Shah name : REZA
75. Mercury project hero : GLENN
76. Up to this point : SOFAR
79. Part of many E-mail addresses : EDU
81. Across the street from: Abbr. : OPP
83. _____ Kan pet foods : KAL
84. QB John : ELWAY
85. Fad doll of the '90s : TROLL
86. Basis for financial aid : NEED
88. Collegians' extracurricular activity : ROTC
90. Hawks' arena : OMNI
92. Like some bars : AGOGO
93. Aspirin target : ACHE
94. Galba's successor : OTHO
95. Life jacket : MAEWEST
99. Ancient documents : CARTAE
101. "_____ De-Lovely" (1937 hit) : ITS
102. Modem requirement : CARRIER
104. Tresses, in Dresden : HAAR
105. Massaged : KNEADED
107. Proverbial last-place finishers : NICEGUYS
109. Not right : UNTRUE
111. Novel subtitled "A History of Adventure" : SHE
112. Tiller's start : ROTO
114. Legendary Latin hero : CHE
115. Royal Dutch Airlines : KLM
117. Little amount : OUNCE
118. "Here...!" : TRYONE
120. Neighbor of Russ. : EST
121. Main : SEA
122. They come with bows and beaus : ROSES
123. J.D. Cameron book series : OMEGA
125. Manx's lack : TAIL
127. It can come as a shock : BOO
130. "Phooey!" : RATS
132. City on the Rhine : BASEL
133. First Bond flick : DRNO
134. Like '50s LP's : MONO
136. Nestlé bar : OHHENRY
140. 1912 Peace Nobelist : ELIHUROOT
142. Stuffing for olives : PIMENTOS
144. It's a laugh : HAHA
145. Repro : STAT
146. Kind of soup : MISO
147. Best Actor of 1992 : ALPACINO
148. Rank : TIER
149. Cochlea's locale : EAR
150. Fuss : STEW
151. Lugs : SCHLEPS
152. Young fellow : LAD
1. Actor Guinness : ALEC
2. Geena Davis sitcom : SARA
3. Speak with the hands : SIGN
4. Hodgepodge : MELANGE
5. _____ guard : OLD
6. Phlebitis problem : CLOT
7. Divided land : KOREA
8. Photographer Walker _____ : EVANS
9. Advance in business : REDDALETAROPROCEHTBMILC
10. Hit letters : SRO
11. Former NBC newsman Frank : MCGEE
12. Where Forrest Gump grew up : ALABAMA
13. Flared items : NOSTRILS
14. Choose : OPT
15. Schwarzenegger wannabe : RETFILTHGIEW
16. Shakespearean sprite : ARIEL
17. Range group : POSSE
19. Transportation for Charlie, in a Roald Dahl book : ROTAVELESSALGTAERGEHT
20. White cheese : FETA
22. Former rebel cry : NIAGAESIRLLIWHTUOSEHT
26. Some TV's : RCAS
28. Grandson of Catherine the Great, informally : ALEXI
30. Colorant : DYE
36. Hearty entrée : STEAK
37. Musical speeds : TEMPI
38. Select group : ALIST
40. March Madness org. : NCAA
41. Aboveboard : PUDNAPUEHTNO
43. "_____ Fell" (Beatles song) : IFI
45. Benefit : SAKE
48. Moolah : DINERO
49. Like '70s inflation : GNITEKCORYKS
51. Mexican beer brand : CORONA
53. Needing a tan : ASHY
55. One of the Monkees : DAVY
56. Pervasive atmosphere : ODOR
58. "Your Show of Shows" name : IMOGENE
59. Kind of weight : PENNY
62. Pack animal: Var. : HYAENA
64. Sphinx site : GIZA
67. Five or six people, say : CARLOAD
70. Biblical dancer : SALOME
76. Quantity of poker chips : STACK
77. Vital _____ : ORGANS
78. Make lots of noise : FOOREHTESIAR
80. Metric prefix : DECI
82. Vichyssoise, e.g. : POTAGE
87. Mr. Arnaz : DESI
89. Drive-_____ : THRU
91. Japanese merchant ship : MARU
96. Brings home : EARNS
97. Impertinence : SAUCE
98. Newspaper sources : TREES
100. Architect Saarinen : EERO
103. Vacation spot : ISLE
106. "Stop!" : DONTDOIT
108. Injection amts. : CCS
110. Direction suggested by this puzzle's theme : NORTH
113. Yellowish-pink flower : TEAROSE
116. Strands : MAROONS
119. Asian border river : YALU
120. Jeff Lynne band : ELO
123. More than pudgy : OBESE
124. Its capital is Valetta : MALTA
126. Under one's charge : INTOW
128. Zip : OOMPH
129. Shaq : ONEAL
131. Comment from Mr. Moto : AHSO
135. Fairy tale start : ONCE
137. Catch red-handed : NAIL
138. Wife of Cronus : RHEA
139. The "y" in Nimby : YARD
141. Y offerings: Abbr. : RMS
142. _____ allé (ballet move) : PAS
143. 15%, maybe : TIP

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