MALE BONDING

New York Times, Sunday, October 24, 1999

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 37 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like some transit : RAPID
6. Pessimist's lack : HOPE
10. Unlikely class president : NERD
14. Times when headlights are turned on : DUSKS
19. Saudi neighbor : OMANI
20. "Couldn't have said it better myself" : AMEN
21. Tony's cousin : OBIE
22. Winning : ONTOP
23. Mustang feature, maybe : BUCKETSEAT
25. Skylarking : TOMFOOLERY
27. Harvard hater? : ELI
28. Columnist Herb : CAEN
29. Horse halters : REINS
31. They're found on palms : FRONDS
32. Home of Tivoli gardens : DENMARK
34. Revel : PARTY
35. Brunch cocktail : MIMOSA
36. Occasion to stand up : TOAST
37. Star turn at La Scala : ARIA
38. Bits and pieces : IOTAS
39. Mosquito breeding ground : STAGNANTPOND
43. Crow's home : TEPEE
47. 45 ___ : RPM
50. Orchestra section : REEDS
51. Pushed : URGED
53. Like some chances : SLIM
54. Muse for D. H. Lawrence : ERATO
57. One after another? : TWO
58. Travel guides : ATLASES
60. Star's rep: Abbr. : AGT
61. Louisiana, the ___ State : PELICAN
63. Photo session : SHOOT
64. Jollity : LAUGHS
66. It's known as "Insurance City" : HARTFORDCONNECTICUT
70. Kind of offender : REPEAT
71. Narodnaya is the tallest of them : URALS
72. Came from behind : RALLIED
74. Part of Kramden's guffaw : HAR
75. Tony-winning dramatist Hugh : LEONARD
77. Ever so slight : WEE
79. Relatively rational : SANER
80. Royal educator : ETON
82. Mate bees with fleas? : RHYME
83. Clemson mascot : TIGER
85. White-bearded grazer : GNU
86. Cold buffet slice : ASPIC
88. Airline entree? : BOARDINGPASS
92. 7-Up's flavor : LIMON
94. Targets of men who make passes : ENDS
95. Shared airs : DUETS
98. 1982 Richard Pryor comedy : THETOY
100. Scuba gear : TANKS
102. Hit a hard drive that's caught, in baseball : LINEOUT
104. Oranjestad native : ARUBAN
105. Jumpy : TENSE
106. Whence the Magi, with "the" : EAST
107. Oriental tie : OBI
108. Leveling : BULLDOZING
110. Tumble-down : RAMSHACKLE
113. Help a forgetful actor : RECUE
114. Role model, maybe : IDOL
115. Cut and paste : EDIT
116. Observant one : NOTER
117. Whirling : AREEL
118. ___ Noël : PERE
119. Ellipsis : DOTS
120. Commercials : SPOTS
1. Like a boxer before a bout : ROBED
2. Necklace item : AMULET
3. "Carlito's Way" actor : PACINO
4. Press, so to speak : INK
5. From a mold : DIECAST
6. N.H.L. goalie Dominik : HASEK
7. Overcast sky, say : OMEN
8. Nugget size : PEA
9. Climbs aboard : ENTRAINS
10. Hide-and-seek proclamation : NOTIT
11. Tropical wood : EBONY
12. Holders of glasses : RIMS
13. Cool, modern-style : DEF
14. Habitually humiliated person : DOORMAT
15. Springs : UNLOOSES
16. British guns : STENS
17. "Charmed Lives" author Michael : KORDA
18. 1974 Sutherland/Gould spoof : SPYS
24. Calculus : TARTAR
26. "Just for the thrill ___" : OFIT
30. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
33. Nanas' daughters : MAS
34. Madrid museum : PRADO
35. Ways : MODES
37. One way to start : ANEW
38. Molten metal channel : INGATE
40. "I can't ___ satisfaction" (Rolling Stones lyric) : GETNO
41. Hoaxes : PUTONS
42. Fiber that travels well : ORLON
44. Bothering : PLAGUING
45. Draftable, maybe : EIGHTEEN
46. Ambulance staffers: Abbr. : EMTS
47. D.D.E., for one : REP
48. Readies the oven : PREHEATS
49. Fictional Mrs. : MALAPROP
52. Kind of wing : DELTA
55. Spare change? : TIRE
56. Like base 8 : OCTAL
58. "Grab ___!" : AHOLD
59. Welcome sight for a castaway : SAILS
62. At the close of : AFTER
63. One trying a hiccups cure : SCARER
65. Where John Wooden coached : UCLA
67. "Guys and Dolls" writer : RUNYON
68. Plays : DRAMA
69. Hardly Mr. Right : CREEP
70. Hera's mother : RHEA
73. Joanne of "Red River" : DRU
76. "Goody!" : OHBOY
77. Orchestra section : WINDS
78. Roe : EGGS
81. Relative of turquoise : NILEBLUE
83. Fooled around : TINKERED
84. Salad slice : RADISH
87. Stronghold : CITADEL
89. Places for trophy displays : DENS
90. Beach shades : SUNTANS
91. Get the point : SEE
93. Like some old records : MONO
96. Grew fond of : TOOKTO
97. Certain apartment : SUBLET
98. "___ words were never spoken!" : TRUER
99. "Amadeus" star : HULCE
100. Drift : TENOR
101. Go fish : ANGLE
102. Lives on : LASTS
103. Stadium sections : TIERS
104. Start of an incantation : ABRA
105. "...under the whelming ___": Milton : TIDE
106. Give forth : EMIT
109. Nada : ZIP
111. Hornet's nest : ADO
112. One with a beat : COP

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