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New York Times, Sunday, October 8, 2000

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. A little lower : CALF
5. Like some respect : DUE
8. Secondary bank : BRANCH
14. One whose social life is going to pieces? : GAMER
19. Utopia seeker : IDEALIST
21. Bad-mouth : REVILE
22. Voice one's view : OPINE
23. Sadist : DEGRADER
24. Embodiment : AVATAR
25. Empire : LANDS
26. "Calling America" band : ELO
27. "Autumn in New York" co-star : GERE
28. Great money-saving achievement? : CENTSOFFCOUP
30. High beams : RAFTERS
32. To be more accurate : THATIS
33. ___ citato : OPERE
34. Joan of art : MIRO
35. Victim of erosion : SOIL
36. J.F.K. posting: Abbr. : ARR
37. Phaser setting : STUN
39. Robert Conrad courtroom drama : THEDA
41. Result of a moon-landing accident? : TWISTOFLEM
48. Toys with runners : KITES
50. Sea into which the Amu Darya flows : ARAL
51. Biblical verb : HATH
52. Black brew : JAVA
53. Even : YET
54. Bacon bit : ESSAY
56. Hungarian wine : TOKAY
57. Pulitzer-winning novel of 1925 : SOBIG
58. Make tiny knots : TAT
59. From Yerevan: Abbr. : ARMEN
60. Prefix with type : PROTO
61. Religious figure in a hot-rod race? : SAINTGEORGEANDTHEDRAG
69. Go along : AGREE
70. ___ apart : POLES
71. Detroit-based org. : UAW
72. Considerable : LARGE
73. Having eyes, in verse : ORBED
74. Drivel : BILGE
76. Medieval : OLD
79. Like a 911 call: Abbr. : EMER
80. Tease : BAIT
81. Final Four game : SEMI
82. Stonehenge priest : DRUID
84. Disappearing restrooms? : MAGICJOHNS
87. "The Sound of Music" name : TRAPP
89. Groucho, in "A Night at the Opera" : OTIS
90. Take off : HIE
91. Certain attachment : LIEN
92. Good sign? : HALO
94. Disdain : SCORN
97. Clear : PATENT
100. Nonpaying gig : BENEFIT
103. Veterinarian's promise? : ILLFIXHISWAG
105. Italy's Val d'___ : ARNO
106. Hindu title : SRI
107. Simple souls : NAIFS
108. Kind of duty : ACTIVE
109. Lot : GOODDEAL
111. Hold firmly : RIVET
112. Temporary wheels : LOANER
113. Stomach : TOLERATE
114. Calendario marking : ENERO
115. Point up : STRESS
116. Port Huron Statement grp. : SDS
117. River of Flanders : YSER
1. Mill product : CIDER
2. "A Passage to India" heroine ___ Quested : ADELA
3. Drumstick for Fido? : LEGOFMUTT
4. Considerably : FAR
5. Noted French encyclopedist : DIDEROT
6. Not abstainers : USERS
7. To be, in Bordeaux : ETRE
8. Of the arm : BRACHIAL
9. Unmask : REVEAL
10. Opposite of après : AVANT
11. Gangster called "The Enforcer" : NITTI
12. Teaching assignment : CLASS
13. Sub : HERO
14. One who knows how to swing : GOLFPRO
15. At full gallop : APACE
16. College student's declaration : MINOR
17. Provide : ENDUE
18. Legal defendant: Abbr. : RESP
20. It has a head and hops : LAGER
29. Western setting : FORT
31. Prong : TINE
32. Now : TODAY
35. Infection suppressants : SERA
36. Not healthy-looking : ASHY
37. Something blue : SKY
38. Ring around the collar? : TIE
40. Speeders make it : HASTE
41. Mann of many words : THOMAS
42. Come to : WAKEN
43. "Try ___ see" : ITAND
44. Nordic wonder : FJORD
45. Grind away : LABOR
46. 1980 Tony winner : EVITA
47. Land in Ezekiel : MAGOG
49. Parlor piece : SETTEE
55. Show signs of overuse : SAG
56. In a tough spot : TREED
57. Cast forth : SPEWED
59. Lace tips : AGLETS
61. Illinois birthplace of William Jennings Bryan : SALEM
62. Color-changing lizard : AGAMA
63. Like some vbs. : IRREG
64. Actress romanced in real life by Rudolph Valentino : NEGRI
65. First name in daytime TV : OPRAH
66. "For bonny sweet ___ is all my joy": Ophelia : ROBIN
67. Subject of an annual festival in Holland, Mich. : TULIP
68. Beldam : HAG
73. Organ stop : OBOE
74. Guardian Angels wear : BERET
75. Single-named supermodel : IMAN
76. In drydock? : OUTOFSEAS
77. Year in Claudius's reign : LII
78. Shingle letters : DDS
81. Brandy cocktails : STINGERS
83. Stage part : ROLE
85. "Wrap" artist : CHRISTO
86. Hoodoo : JINX
88. Disinfectant compounds : PHENOLS
91. Manuscript units : LEAVES
93. Electron collector : ANODE
94. Massacred : SLAIN
95. Novelist Barker : CLIVE
96. Volunteer : OFFER
97. Ornamental loop : PICOT
98. "Everybody Is ___" (1970 hit) : ASTAR
99. Wrap (around) : TWINE
100. Litter : BROOD
101. Past perturbed : IRATE
102. Floorer : TILER
103. About : INRE
104. Rembrandt contemporary : HALS
105. Ins. sellers : AGTS
110. Prohibition promoter : DRY

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