NO HOLDS BARD

New York Times, Sunday, October 3, 1999

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Morse code bits : DAHS
5. Reveals : BARES
10. Legislation : ACTS
14. Toughie : POSER
19. Israel's first U.N. representative : EBAN
20. ___-Lodge : ECONO
21. No quick trip around the block : TREK
22. ___ Kristen of "Ryan's Hope" : ILENE
23. Increased pay rate, Bard-style? : TIMONAHALF
25. Angry reaction : RISE
26. Your place or mine : EARTH
27. Like some guesses : EDUCATED
28. 20th-century combat, Bard-style? : ARIELWARFARE
31. Move, in a way : REPOT
32. The Mustangs of the N.C.A.A. : SMU
34. Ride, so to speak : HARASS
35. Stew ingredient : PEA
36. "Uh-uh!" : NAH
38. Spring times : APRILS
40. Legit : KOSHER
43. Empathic remark, Bard-style? : OPHELIAPAIN
47. Inched : CREPT
49. Charles who was dubbed "the Victorious" : VII
50. Abbr. on a discount label : IRR
51. Auto purveyor, Bard-style? : PORTIADEALER
57. Pulver's rank, in film: Abbr. : ENS
58. Pack away : EAT
59. Synchronous : MESHING
60. Heiress, perhaps : NIECE
61. Sales people : REPS
63. Kicked off : BEGUN
65. It may fill a lib. shelf : OED
66. "Kramer vs. Kramer" director Robert : BENTON
67. Hunks : APOLLOS
69. Bamboozles : DELUDES
71. Card combo : TENACE
73. Travel agt.'s suggestion : RTE
75. Moderator's milieu : FORUM
76. Time to act : DDAY
79. Person with a day : SAINT
80. Rating giver : NIELSEN
82. Eshkol once led it: Abbr. : ISR
84. Zoological mouths : ORA
85. Hierarchy, Bard-style? : PUCKINGORDER
87. First word? : GOO
88. Knock the socks off : WOW
89. Marner's creator : ELIOT
90. Takes advantage of, Bard-style? : CASSIUSINON
94. Harness ring : TERRET
97. Scuffle memento : FATLIP
99. Rocker Nugent : TED
100. Black and tan ingredient : ALE
101. Like Chippendale furniture : ROCOCO
104. Hunter's quarry : ELK
106. Book of the Apocrypha : TOBIT
110. Easy schedule, Bard-style? : BANQUOSHOURS
114. Perfectly matching : ONETOONE
116. Capt.'s inferior : LIEUT
117. Two-liter bottle contents : COLA
118. Miserly, Bard-style? : TITUSADRUM
120. 1973 Rolling Stones hit : ANGIE
121. "Be that ___ may..." : ASIT
122. Customers: Abbr. : ACCTS
123. N.Y.P.D. employee : INSP
124. Spring purchase : SEEDS
125. France's Coty : RENE
126. Titter : TEHEE
127. Informal shirts : TEES
1. Ward off : DETER
2. Stand for : ABIDE
3. Overplay : HAMUP
4. Carnival treat : SNOCONE
5. Tuckered out : BEAT
6. Stuntmen's woes : ACHES
7. Folding challenge : ROADMAP
8. Military E-1 or E-2, e.g. : ENL
9. Convertible, perhaps : SOFA
10. Of a heart part : ATRIAL
11. Public announcers : CRIERS
12. Edison contemporary : TESLA
13. Manipulates, as data : SKEWS
14. Loading site : PIER
15. Minnesota's St. ___ College : OLAF
16. Six-winged being : SERAPH
17. Access : ENTREE
18. Try again : REHEAR
24. Singer Merchant : NATALIE
29. Animals with calves : RHINOS
30. Opposite of bid : ASKED
33. ___ tree : UPA
37. Qualified for the job : HIRABLE
39. Age : RIPEN
41. Warmed up the crowd : OPENED
42. Like some glass : STAINED
43. "Your turn" : OVER
44. Durable wood : PINE
45. Like many Harlemites : HISPANIC
46. Soviet co-op : ARTEL
47. Kind of block : CINDER
48. Contemptible newspaper : RAG
52. Density symbol, in mechanics : RHO
53. Attached, in a way : TIEDON
54. Forsakes : LETSDOWN
55. Prefix with system : ECO
56. Half a cartoon duo : REN
59. Summon up : MUSTER
62. Fore-and-aft sail : SPANKER
64. Balzac's Père ___ : GORIOT
66. Puts in a blue funk : BUMSOUT
68. Pie chart section, perhaps : OCTILE
70. Playwright Pirandello : LUIGI
71. Medicinal amt. : TSP
72. ___ de vie : EAU
74. Antiquity, once : ELD
75. Having no master : FERAL
77. Slangy suffix : AROO
78. [bo-o-o-ring!] : YAWN
80. Vietnam's ___ Dinh Diem : NGO
81. Combat zone : SECTOR
83. Stone name : ROSETTA
86. Dynamite component, for short : NITRO
91. "Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
92. Dab : SPLOTCH
93. Skelton catchphrase : IDOODIT
94. Indian drums : TABLAS
95. "Seinfeld" role : ELAINE
96. Goren gaffe : RENEGE
97. "No ___!" : FOOLIN
98. Sharpened : ACUATE
102. Prize for Page or Cage : OSCAR
103. Embraced : CHOSE
105. All-American name : KNUTE
107. Held up : BORNE
108. Busy : INUSE
109. Sidewalk Santas, e.g. : TEMPS
111. Pound, in Piccadilly : QUID
112. Versatile vehicles : UTES
113. "Now!" : STAT
115. In ___ (actually) : ESSE
119. Break the ___ : ICE

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