FANGS FOR THE MEMORY

New York Times, Sunday, October 31, 2010

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 79 Missing: {Z} Grid has mirror symmetry This is puzzle # 181 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

Notepad: When this puzzle is completed, connect the circled letters in alphabetical order from A to R to show the outline of an 84-Across.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Home of "Hardball" : MSNBC
6. "Love is blind," e.g. : ADAGE
11. Moolah : BREAD
16. Even : EQUAL
17. Doltish : IMBECILIC
21. Odd Fellows' meeting place : LODGE
22. Kind of acid : AMINO
23. 1922 Max Schreck film : NOSFERATU
24. Words of empathy : ICARE
25. Heavyweight : TITAN
26. High-water mark : FLOODLINE
27. "Enough, Jorge!" : NOMAS
28. Super ___ (old game console) : NES
30. It might come after you : ARE
31. ___ Balls (Hostess snack food) : SNO
32. As written : SIC
33. Tijuana table : MESA
36. Parking spot : CURB
38. Actor McGregor : EWAN
40. "Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
44. Lover of Isolde : TRISTAN
46. Oodles : SCADS
50. Cozy place? : TEASHOP
52. Wagnerian opera setting : VALHALLA
54. Crime scene matter : DNA
55. Saturnalia participants : FEASTERS
56. 1995 Eddie Murphy film : VAMPIREINBROOKLYN
59. Tech whiz : GEEK
61. Athenian porch : STOA
62. Some gravesite decorations : URNS
63. Arctic herder : LAPP
66. Composer Ned : ROREM
68. 1931 Bela Lugosi film : DRACULA
72. Fix, as laces : RETIE
73. Coolers, for short : ACS
74. System of beliefs : ISM
77. "The Rights of Man" writer : PAINE
78. Mauna ___ : KEA
80. Argentine article : UNA
81. Furry adoptee : PET
82. Water brand : NAYA
84. [See instructions] : BAT
85. Cobb of "12 Angry Men" : LEEJ
86. A bit of cheer? : RAH
87. Like some fondue pots : ENAMELED
89. Halloween cry : BOO
90. Compel : OBLIGATE
92. When Italian ghouls come out? : SERA
93. Poodle's greeting : YIP
95. Bygone flightless bird : MOA
96. ___ Bator : ULAN
97. 1979 George Hamilton film : LOVEATFIRSTBITE
105. "Fine" : ITLLDO
108. Stage direction that means "alone" : SOLUS
109. Ring figures : CARATS
113. 1987 Adrian Pasdar film : NEARDARK
116. ___ Tin Tin : RIN
117. 2008 Robert Pattinson film : TWILIGHT
119. Bones also called cubiti : ULNAE
120. "Piece of cake!" : EASYASPIE
123. Pianist/composer Schumann : CLARA
124. Tandem twosome : SEATS
125. 1986 Brad Davis film : BLOODTIES
126. George who wrote "The Spanish Gypsy" : ELIOT
127. Walk the earth : EXIST
128. "___ Ben Adhem" : ABOU
129. Belonging to you and me : OURS
130. Many visitors to Legoland : DANES
1. Coconut filler : MEAT
2. Acreage fig. : SQMI
3. When French ghouls come out? : NUIT
4. Fruit-based fountain treat : BANANASHAKE
5. Make a copy of : CLONE
6. Sucks up : ABSORBS
7. Crusoe's creator : DEFOE
8. Breezed through : ACED
9. Grade school door sign : GIRLS
10. Noted New York eatery : ELAINES
11. Russian pancakes : BLINI
12. What Chippendale furniture was made in : ROCOCOSTYLE
13. Cheese ball? : EDAM
14. "Slumdog Millionaire" locale : AGRA
15. Subpar grades : DEES
17. Gershwin's "Concerto ___" : INF
18. Canine cousin : MOLAR
19. "Do ___!" ("Stop procrastinating!") : ITNOW
20. Maestro's sign : CUE
29. Skull caps? : SCALPS
32. Sly sorts : SNEAKS
33. "Jersey Shore" airer : MTV
34. All alternative : ERA
35. Medal of valor : SILVERSTAR
37. Like the inside of a coffin : UNLIT
39. Used, as a dinner tray : ATEON
41. Bernard Malamud's first novel : THENATURAL
42. Rocky pinnacle : TOR
43. Saturn's wife : OPS
45. Souvenir from Scotland : TAM
47. Early fifth-century year : CDI
48. "Slander" author Coulter : ANN
49. Bit of Vaseline : DAB
51. Communication syst. : ASL
53. Longtime Yankee nickname : AROD
55. Roman squares : FORA
57. O.K. Corral figure : EARP
58. Exclude, with "out" : RULE
59. Bunch at a grocery store : GRAPES
60. Epoch in which mammals arose : EOCENE
64. One getting hit on at a party? : PINATA
65. Female fowl : PEAHEN
67. Selfish person's cry before and after "all" : MINE
69. Common rhyme scheme : AABB
70. "Later!" : CIAO
71. Biblical preposition : UNTO
72. N.F.L. defensive lineman B. J. ___ : RAJI
75. ___ soda : SAL
76. "... And I'm the queen of England!" : MYEYE
78. Serving on a stick : KEBAB
79. Sushi bar order : EEL
83. Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
85. It may be hidden at a hideout : LOOT
88. Shopping center regulars : MALLRATS
91. Kind of warfare : GUERILLA
94. Units of cream: Abbr. : PTS
95. Slush pile contents: Abbr. : MSS
98. Least typical : ODDEST
99. Cold war broadcasting inits. : VOA
100. Gift giver's words : FORYOU
101. Epic translated by Alexander Pope : ILIAD
102. Reaches altogether : RUNSTO
103. "Vous êtes ___" : ICI
104. Sprinkled with baby powder : TALCED
105. Like a locked lavatory : INUSE
106. Old-style fax : TELEX
107. Hawaiian veranda : LANAI
110. Question shouted in exasperation : AGAIN
111. Spasm : THROE
112. Some of the fine print on sports pages : STATS
114. 1988 #1 country album : REBA
115. Newsman Marvin : KALB
117. Layer : TIER
118. Jazz saxophonist/flutist Frank : WESS
121. Ontario's ___ Canals : SOO
122. "A ___ tardi" ("See you later," in Italy) : PIU

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