SPELLING EBAY

New York Times, Sunday, October 29, 2000

Author: Karen Hodge
Editor: Will Shortz
Karen Young Bonin
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Bonin. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Track specialist : MILER
6. Steel braces with right-angle bends : LBARS
11. Not reacting : INERT
16. Where a sock may go? : JAW
19. It may be pitted : OLIVE
20. One way to run : AMUCK
21. Marisa of "Slums of Beverly Hills" : TOMEI
22. Japanese band? : OBI
23. Inside look at a Theban king? : OEDIPUSXRAY
25. Brilliance : ECLAT
26. Secant's reciprocal: Abbr. : COS
27. What some scouts seek : TALENT
28. Busboy's job, sometimes? : ASHTRAYPICKUP
31. Wastes : SLAYS
33. Like some picture frames : OVAL
34. Flings : CASTS
35. Tower in the water : TUG
38. Kernel's cover : SEEDCOAT
41. Wharton offerings: Abbr. : MBAS
43. "Yippee!," e.g. : WHOOP
46. "Take ___ at this!" : ALOOK
47. Fencing match inspection? : EPEECHECK
52. What a really outlandish claim may be? : OUTREORFALSE
55. Song of "Salome" : ARIA
56. Kid's cry : BAA
57. Young hogs : SHOATS
58. Palazzo Madama locale : TURIN
60. Prepare to wash, perhaps : SORT
61. Master of Bach suites : CASALS
65. Precious strings : STRAD
66. Spread : SPLAY
67. What a timid actor might do as a pirate? : PILLAGEANDUNDERPLAY
71. Some people weave on them : LANES
72. Secular clergy members : ABBES
73. Married Madrileña : SENORA
74. Bar figures: Abbr. : ATTS
75. Aquafresh alternative : GLEEM
76. Beat : BESTED
80. A carrier has one: Abbr. : RTE
81. Cuba libre ingredient : COLA
82. Amazed exclamations from bullfight spectators? : OLEANDBEHOLD
88. Ventilation duct? : AIRWAYOUT
91. Monteverdi title character : ORFEO
92. Where piasters are currency : SYRIA
93. Promptness prompter : ASAP
94. Loiters : HANGSOUT
97. "That's great news!" : YAY
98. Encapsulated observation : ADAGE
101. More than a nip : SWIG
102. Mystery writer Marsh : NGAIO
105. Home games for the San Francisco Giants? : BASEBALLATBAY
110. Cast : HURLED
113. Novelist Radcliffe : ANN
114. Willow rod : OSIER
115. Take orders from Lloyd? : OBEYBRIDGES
118. Chinese philosopher Mo-___ : TZE
119. Baby hooter : OWLET
120. "This is ___ new to me!" : ALLSO
121. See 86-Down : SIGNS
122. Canal site : EAR
123. "Isabella" poet : KEATS
124. Where to see an advert : TELLY
125. "Steppenwolf" author : HESSE
1. Jane Smiley best seller : MOO
2. "Why should ___ you?" : ILET
3. "___ Rose" (song from "The Music Man") : LIDA
4. They may be necessary : EVILS
5. Drive away : REPEL
6. The recent past : LASTYEAR
7. Brand of racing bikes : BMX
8. A psychic may sense it : AURA
9. Some TV's and VCR's : RCAS
10. Lifting devices hung from helicopters : SKYHOOKS
11. Echo : ITERATE
12. Not putting on any weight : NOCAL
13. "Little" girl in "David Copperfield" : EMLY
14. Get as a result : REAP
15. World's highest large lake : TITICACA
16. Athletic types : JOCKS
17. Not just up : ABOUT
18. Slender traces : WISPS
24. Actress Merkel and others : UNAS
29. Dam builders: Abbr. : TVA
30. Bills, e.g. : CASH
32. Starter starter? : SELF
35. Rare bills : TWOS
36. "Nothin' doin' " : UHUH
37. Don't skip : GOTO
39. Like some trauma patients : DOA
40. Marine off. : COL
41. Connecticut city : MERIDEN
42. Hippie gathering of a sort : BEIN
44. Future presenters, in the past : ORACLES
45. Spots for bees : PETALS
48. March event, in more ways than one : PARADE
49. "The Hot Zone" topic : EBOLA
50. Hall-of-Fame announcer Harry : CARAY
51. Steely Dan's "___ Lied" : KATY
53. Peak in Greek myth : OSSA
54. Famous dying words : ETTU
59. Some burial vessels : URNS
60. Ostentatious : SPLASHY
62. Running full speed : AGALLOP
63. "Hogan's Heroes" corporal : LEBEAU
64. "Quién ___?" ("Who knows?") : SABE
65. Radical 1960's grp. : SDS
66. Tears : SPREES
67. Singer LaBelle : PATTI
68. Bury : INTER
69. Ned Land's rescuer : NEMO
70. Pitcher ___ Nen : ROBB
71. 1814 Byron poem : LARA
75. "The Third of May" painter : GOYA
77. John Major, e.g. : TORY
78. "Imperfect Sympathies" essayist : ELIA
79. Time to attack : DDAY
81. It has precedents : CASEBOOK
83. Large-oared craft on a ship : LONGBOAT
84. .0000001 joule : ERG
85. Military branches: Abbr. : AFS
86. With 121-Across, they're bright on Broadway : NEON
87. Often-poked pitchman : DOUGHBOY
89. Carry on : WAGE
90. Foils : THWARTS
95. River isle : AIT
96. Bull: Prefix : TAUR
98. Weaken : ABATE
99. "Who's the Boss?" co-star : DANZA
100. Former Screen Actors Guild president : ASNER
101. February forecast, perhaps : SLEET
103. The lucky ones? : IRISH
104. Nostalgia stimulus : OLDIE
106. "... mercy on such ___": Kipling : ASWE
107. Reader's Digest co-founder Wallace : LILA
108. Fit : ABLE
109. Give a hoot : YELL
111. Food for snakes : EGGS
112. Studies : DENS
116. Fashion inits. : YSL
117. Course setting: Abbr. : SSE

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