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New York Times, Sunday, October 22, 2006

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 131, Blocks: 93 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 104 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: The central H is an integral part of seven crossing answers. For example, 67 Across is TENDER HEARTED and 13 Down is OLD AS THE HILLS.
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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. How sale goods may be sold : ATALOSS
8. Hardy bulbs : CROCI
13. Hockey game starter, often : OCANADA
20. Contract : SHRIVEL
21. Even if, briefly : ALTHO
22. Humbled : LOWERED
23. Ann Landers, e.g. : PENNAME
24. Further shorten, maybe : RESAW
25. Fooled around : DALLIED
26. Dirty coat : SOOT
27. Hollywood stars, e.g. : IDOLS
29. Hang loose : RELAX
31. Swim routine : LAPS
32. Chaps : GUYS
33. Henna and others : DYES
34. Helgenberger of "C.S.I." : MARG
38. Heroine of a Gershwin opera : BESS
39. Horse course : OATS
41. Swing around : SLUE
45. Praise from a choir : GLORIA
47. "Here ___" : TIS
49. "Holy mackerel!" and others : EUPHEMISMS
52. Utilizes fully : MAKESTHEMOSTOF
55. Where to find an eBay listing : NASDAQ
56. It's often left hanging : ART
57. ___ Brazzi, star of "South Pacific" : ROSSANO
58. Harvester ___ : ANT
59. Personae non ___ : GRATAE
62. Cur : SNARLER
63. Conforming to : TOEING
67. Sympathetic : TENDERHEARTED
69. Hands down : EASILY
70. Williams with a crown, once : VANESSA
77. Hits hard : SMITES
78. Mr. Big, e.g. : VIP
79. High points : APOGEES
80. Suffix with Ecuador : EAN
81. Bilingual Muppet : ROSITA
84. Legendary : LARGERTHANLIFE
89. Soldier's accessory of old : POWDERHORN
91. Actress Gardner : AVA
92. Precisely : TOATEE
93. Hymn pronoun : THEE
94. Small racer : KART
96. Honks off, so to speak : IRES
98. B. D. ___ of Broadway's "M. Butterfly" : WONG
99. Staff note : MEMO
101. Henley who wrote "Crimes of the Heart" : BETH
102. Hopper : TOAD
106. Irish revolutionary Robert : EMMET
107. Had dinner at home : ATEIN
109. Natty sorts : FOPS
113. Vulnerable to fire : INRANGE
115. Product label abbr. : NETWT
117. Teases : LOLITAS
119. Kind of family : NUCLEAR
120. Masonry, for one : TRADE
121. Shows : LAYSOUT
122. Hands out, as homework : ASSIGNS
123. Some HDTV's : SONYS
124. Haifa money : SHEKELS
1. Hieroglyphic figures : ASPS
2. Huxtable boy, on "The Cosby Show" : THEO
3. Florence is on it : ARNO
4. Trap contents : LINT
5. Some ducts carry them : OVA
6. Highway behemoth : SEMI
7. Heavy hitters : SLEDGEHAMMERS
8. "Haven't Got Time for the Pain" singer, 1974 : CARLYSIMON
9. Like non-oyster months : RLESS
10. Some score notations, for short : OTS
11. Leafy green : CHARD
12. "Thanks, pal" : IOWEYOUONE
13. Ancient : OLDASTHEHILLS
14. Soft-soap : COAX
15. Leather sticker : AWL
16. Carter of sitcomdom : NELL
17. Part of a score : ARIA
18. Heavy : DEEP
19. Interjects : ADDS
28. Heave-hos : OUSTERS
30. Go after, as a rebound : LEAPFOR
34. Hepburn, Garbo and Gable employer, once : MGM
35. Huntsville's home: Abbr. : ALA
36. Seoul soldier : ROK
37. Rocky Mountains line : GREATDIVIDE
38. Tip of Manhattan : BATTERYPARK
40. Very expensive contest prizes? : SENATESEATS
41. Hera, to Persephone : SISTERINLAW
42. Drug once available under the commercial name Delysid : LSD
43. Emma player in "The Avengers" : UMA
44. Fancy name appendage : ESQ
46. Hebrew of old : ISRAELITE
48. Diamond cutter? : SOSA
49. Series terminal : ETAL
51. Macho way to fight : MANOAMANO
54. Old atlas abbr. : SSR
59. Former high-tech co. : GTE
60. "Citizen X" star, 1995 : REA
61. Response: Abbr. : ANS
64. Cousin ___ of "The Addams Family" : ITT
65. Name separator : NEE
66. Dept. store stuff : GDS
70. Ad ___ (how tariffs may be assessed) : VALOREM
71. Homes, for some : APARTMENTS
72. Norse goddess of fate : NORN
73. Heckler's missile : EGG
74. "I ___ bad moon rising" : SEEA
75. Hand cleaners at the dinner table : SERVIETTES
76. Phoenician fertility deity : ASTARTE
81. Bit of sch. writing : RPT
82. "How exciting!" : OOH
83. Halmstad's locale: Abbr. : SWE
86. "How was ___ know?" : ITO
87. Place for a duck : FEN
88. Hosp. readout : EEG
100. County with the White Sands National Monument : OTERO
101. Blue : BAWDY
102. Howe who wrote "Pride's Crossing" : TINA
103. Weight : ONUS
104. Hyperbola parts : ARCS
105. "Hallucinogenic Toreador" artist : DALI
106. New York cardinal : EGAN
108. First name in a dictionary : NOAH
109. Hall-of-Fame catcher Carlton : FISK
110. Plains native : OTOE
111. Apostle who wrote "Ye see how large a letter I have written" : PAUL
112. Heathrow sights, once : SSTS
114. Photog's image : NEG
116. Spank : TAN
118. Heavy-duty cleanser : LYE

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