VAMPIRE'S DELIGHT

New York Times, Sunday, October 27, 1996

Author: N. N. Joline
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Nicholson Joline
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 77 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One of the Brady Bunch : MARCIA
7. "___ Darlin'" (Neal Hefti song) : LIL
10. Some W.W. II service personnel : WACS
14. Public relations effort : SPIN
18. Consecrate : ANOINT
19. River or reservoir in Hesse : EDER
21. Saudi Arabia neighbor : OMAN
22. Corn ___ : PONE
23. Showed no emotion : DIDNTBATANEYE
25. "Dracula" miss : MINA
26. Epithet for Adenauer : ALTE
27. Daughter of Teddy Roosevelt : ALICE
28. Natterjacks : TOADS
29. Like chicken fingers : BATTERFRIED
31. Hanukkah item : MENORAH
33. Singer Garrett : LEIF
35. Where the Clintons met : YALE
36. ___ de coeur : CRI
37. Sculpture material : ICE
38. Pakistani river : INDUS
40. Sister of Helios : SELENE
42. Fortress parapets : BATTLEMENTS
47. Related through the mother : ENATE
50. 90-Down's land : USSR
51. Crocus and gladiolus : IRIDS
52. Whit : IOTA
54. Broadway belter : MERMAN
57. Wrongs : SINS
58. Valse, e.g. : DANSE
59. Southern capital : BATONROUGE
61. "The Hundred Secret Senses" author : TAN
62. Movie theater : CINE
63. Pro ___ : RATA
65. Riot : SCREAM
67. Mexican President, 1946-52 : ALEMAN
69. Allowance : STIPEND
72. Painter Childe ___ : HASSAM
74. Some undercover operations : STINGS
76. Make : EARN
77. List ender : ETAL
79. Verdi's "___ tu" : ERI
80. Leave : SABBATICAL
82. Tallinn natives : ESTHS
84. Disturb : ROIL
85. Word with buddy or binary : SYSTEM
86. Kind of prize : DOOR
87. Spa feature : SAUNA
88. Con game : SCAM
91. Daughter of Juan Carlos : ELENA
94. Prince Philip's surname : MOUNTBATTEN
96. Sense of taste : PALATE
99. Hat designed Lilly : DACHE
101. Water channel: Abbr. : STR
102. Partook of : ATE
103. Like outer space : VAST
106. Stage telephone, e.g. : PROP
107. Coppice : THICKET
112. Attempt : TAKEASTABAT
115. North of Virginia : OLLIE
117. Task : CHORE
118. Rick Blaine's love : ILSA
119. A Turner : TINA
120. 1992 Michael Keaton film : BATMANRETURNS
122. Barbary beasts : APES
123. One of Chekhov's "Three Sisters" : OLGA
124. Like Rioja wine : SECO
125. Execrate : DETEST
126. Beverage from une vache : LAIT
127. Vegas night sight : NEON
128. Boxer's title" Abbr. : SEN
129. Deals with : TREATS
1. Word heard in fine stores : MADAM
2. ld-womanish : ANILE
3. "Le Penseur" sculptor : RODIN
4. Mexican holiday ___ de Mayo : CINCO
5. Lulls : INTERIMS
6. Up : ATBAT
7. Big star at night : LENO
8. Don Quixotes : IDEALISTS
9. Rembrandt's birthplace : LEYDEN
10. Aussie marsupial : WOMBAT
11. "Jaws" setting : AMITY
12. Former capital of Crete : CANEA
13. Tangles : SNARLS
14. Bicker : SPAR
15. Keeps up the beat? : POLICES
16. "ER" extras : INTERNS
17. More strapped : NEEDIER
20. Live : RESIDE
24. Demosthenes, e.g. : ATHENIAN
30. Charge : FEE
32. Point of no return? : ACE
34. Amusing : FUN
39. Polynesian tongue : SAMOAN
41. Fencers; movements : LUNGES
42. Castro predecessor : BATISTA
43. Bar events : TRIALS
44. Old World finches : LINNETS
45. MS. vetters : EDS
46. Pitches : TONES
48. X rating? : TEN
49. Messes up : ERRS
53. Forward pass, in football : AERIAL
55. Some ice cream orders : MOCHAS
56. Acoustic : AURAL
58. Airheads : DINGBATS
59. Secured, with "down" : BATTENED
60. Let go tactfully : EASEOUT
62. Critic Vincent : CANBY
64. Lender's letters : APR
66. Iwo Jima flag raiser : MARINE
68. Toxic atmosphere : MIASMA
70. Made a yoke : TEAMED
71. Part of a "Star Wars" name : DETOO
73. Where to see "The Last Supper" : MILAN
75. Venue : SITE
78. Spacecraft part : THRUSTER
81. Cartoonist's transparency : CEL
83. Here or there : SOMEPLACE
84. African capital : RABAT
87. More rigid : STRICTER
88. Dimensional : SPATIAL
89. Tree with white flower clusters : CATALPA
90. Comrade Kosygin : ALEKSEI
92. Pile : NAP
93. Tumblers, e.g. : ACROBATS
95. Utmost : NTH
97. Wilson Dam org. : TVA
98. "For Your Eyes Only" singer, 1981 : EASTON
100. Fictional mastermind : HOLMES
104. Fence feature : STILE
105. Albeniz's "___ in D" : TANGO
108. Amusement part attraction : CHUTE
109. Park land? : KOREA
110. Artist Max : ERNST
111. Dips one's toe in : TESTS
113. 90 degrees : EAST
114. Wayne film "Back to ___" : BATAAN
116. A party to : INON
121. Summer hours in D.C. : EDT

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