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New York Times, Sunday, October 30, 1994

Author: R.M. Hopkins
Editor: Will Shortz
R. Max Hopkins
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Hopkins. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Cheese in a mousetrap : BAIT
5. Rider Haggard romance : SHE
8. David Stockman's dept., once : OMB
11. Dickens alias : BOZ
14. Cheerless : DRAB
18. "Moses" author, 1951 : ASCH
19. Circle : COTERIE
21. One who has the hives : APIARIST
23. "In the evening when I sit alone a-dreaming..." : SWEETADELINE
25. Arm of the sea? : TENTACLE
26. Kind of tea : HERBAL
27. "Oh, give me land, lots of land..." : DONTFENCEMEIN
29. Bruiser : APE
30. Beethoven dedicatee : ELISE
31. Org. for the 20 Down : AARP
32. Excel : SHINE
35. Landslide detritus : SCREE
37. Carve across the grain : THURM
41. Lincoln in-law : TODD
42. Selects : CULLS
43. Popular sports car : MIATA
44. Like versatile appliances : ACDC
48. Each : APOP
49. Call it _____ : ADAY
50. Tax evaders' bugbears : AUDITS
51. Turn about : SLUE
52. Noted castaway : GILLIGAN
54. Iranian desert : LUT
55. Handbills : LEAFLETS
57. Gulf north of Somalia : ADEN
58. Mummer, at times : PARADER
60. Start, in a way : REACT
61. Trifled : TOYED
63. Top dog at the zoo : CURATOR
64. Some canines : TEETH
65. _____ cropper : COMEA
66. Bracelets : BANGLES
67. Spring : LEAP
68. Seconds : HANDLERS
70. M.I.T. grads, perhaps : EES
71. Least clear : MURKIEST
75. Gallimaufry : OLIO
76. Spray alternative : MOUSSE
78. Nut cases? : BURS
79. Wipe out : NUKE
80. Cult film "_____ 9 From Outer Space" : PLAN
81. Protective rings : MOATS
82. Where eagles gather : AERIE
83. Kids' stuff? : TRIX
84. Not well : BADLY
85. Paid (up) : ANTED
86. Hamlet's father, e.g. : GHOST
87. Composed : COOL
90. Milk: Prefix : LACTI
92. Where to go for a spell? : BEE
93. "Trailer for sale or rent..." : KINGOFTHEROAD
97. Salad bar item : ENDIVE
101. Introductory offer : OVERTURE
102. "Alas! My love, you do me wrong..." : GREENSLEEVES
105. Court official : LINESMAN
106. Anomalous : UNUSUAL
107. Legendary gunfighter : EARP
108. They've earned their stripes: Abbr. : NCOS
109. German spa : EMS
110. Common pluralizer : ESS
111. Stephen Foster's Nelly : BLY
112. "Let us _____" : PRAY
1. Do : BASH
2. "..._____ forgive our debtors" : ASWE
3. Petit four finisher : ICER
4. "Casey would waltz with a strawberry blonde..." : THEBANDPLAYEDON
5. Map info : SCALE
6. Bricklayer's burden : HOD
7. Printemps follower : ETE
8. 1983 World Series champs : ORIOLES
9. Paul Bunyan's wife : MINNIE
10. Borscht base : BEETS
11. Restrain : BATE
12. U.S. _____ : OPEN
13. Wurtzite ingredient : ZINC
14. Playhouse fare : DRAMA
15. Kitchen gadget : RICER
16. Have _____ of the tongue : ASLIP
17. One of a vitamin complex : BTEN
20. Seniors, with "the" : ELDERLY
22. Special forces unit : ATEAM
24. End of the race : TAPE
28. Malodorous : FETID
32. Kind of horn or line : STAG
33. Snake dancers : HOPI
34. Pop star : IDOL
35. Nubian Desert locale : SUDAN
36. Family : CLAN
38. Prospective taxi fare : HAILER
39. Out-and-out : UTTER
40. Tabula _____ : RASA
42. Pent up : CAGED
43. Changes : MUTATES
44. "Stormy the night and the waves roll high..." : ASLEEPINTHEDEEP
45. Anti-slip device : CLEAT
46. Reagan nickname : DUTCH
47. "_____ a rire" ("It is to laugh"): Fr. : CEST
50. "As the blackbird in the spring..." : AURALEE
53. Flawless : IDEAL
54. Gifts : LARGESS
56. Kind of accident : FREAK
58. Groaner : PUN
59. Computer software abbr. : DOS
61. "...and _____ a goodnight!" : TOALL
62. _____ vincit amor : OMNIA
63. Informal : CASUAL
64. Laconic : TERSE
65. Hatchet job? : CHOP
66. Sit on : BROOD
67. Like supermarket tabloids : LURID
69. Madame Bovary : EMMA
71. Entomb in a wall : MURE
72. Dollar prefix : EURO
73. Car-roof items : SKIS
74. Words : TEXT
77. Vogue : STYLE
78. Happens to : BETIDES
82. "Invincible" victim of Hercules : ANTAEUS
84. Dries, in a way : BLOTS
85. Nuts : ACORNS
86. Personality determinant : GENE
87. Kind of duty : CIVIC
88. _____-trump : ONENO
89. Monsters : OGRES
91. Bicker : ARGUE
92. Food processor : BELLY
93. City south of Dusseldorf : KOLN
94. Rage : FUME
95. Stratford streetcar : TRAM
96. Plymouth Rocks, e.g. : HENS
98. Basso Andresen : IVAR
99. Actress Miles : VERA
100. Spot : ESPY
103. Crux : NUB
104. _____ ammoniac : SAL

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