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New York Times, Sunday, October 9, 2005

Author: Kyle Mahowald
Editor: Will Shortz
Kyle Mahowald
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Mahowald. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Was in a blue state : MOPED
6. "Hold on!" : ONESEC
12. "You go, ___!" : GIRL
16. Dr.'s order : MRI
19. Eyes? : OCULI
20. Infrequent political event : RECALL
21. 1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
22. Asian capital : YEN
23. Spanish dancers' residence? : BALLETBARRIO
25. Hit the links : PLAYGOLF
27. Shore sights : INLETS
28. Jerk : TUG
29. Honey : SWEETIEPIE
31. Chin-ups and pull-ups develop them : LATS
32. Charlemagne's domain: Abbr. : HRE
34. ___ time : TEE
35. Monkey business : ANTICS
36. Author LeShan : EDA
37. Israeli leaders? : ZIONMASTERS
42. Words to a bride and groom : TOAST
43. Take in : ABSORB
45. Lodge fellows : ELKS
46. Removed : ALOOF
48. Shopper's aid : TOTEBAG
50. Captain of literature : AHAB
51. To-do : FLAP
55. Not close gently : SLAM
57. Big name in antacids : ROLAIDS
60. Island settled by shipwrecked colonists in 1609 : BERMUDA
62. Run-in : SPAT
63. Classic sports car : GTO
64. Old-fashioned education : ROTE
66. Zapper : RAYGUN
67. Sniffler's keepsake? : CURIOFORTHECOMMONCOLD
72. Melodious : ARIOSO
73. Astin of "Lord of the Rings" : SEAN
74. Keep out : BAN
75. Aid in solving the disappearance of the Thin Man : ASTA
76. Car dealers' offerings : LOANERS
78. Member of a blended family : STEPDAD
81. Trident-shaped letters : PSIS
82. One side of a debate : ANTI
83. Some tax advisers, for short : CPAS
85. Danger for sailors : LORELEI
87. Symbol of strength : STEEL
89. Movie roll : REEL
91. Go in all directions : FANOUT
94. ___-American : ANGLO
97. Photogenic cats? : CAMERALIONS
100. Lush : SOT
102. Snaky swimmers : MORAYS
104. Lines of praise : ODE
105. Suffix with tank : ARD
106. Bygone royal : SHAH
107. Square : EVENSTEVEN
110. Danger for sailors : FOG
112. Blue, perhaps : RATEDR
114. Romeo or Juliet : LEADROLE
115. Aging Nintendo icon? : OLDGRAYMARIO
118. Football stat. : INT
119. Newton, e.g. : UNIT
120. Went smoothly : SAILED
121. ___ being : ALIEN
122. Some batteries : AAS
123. Domain of the goddess Tethys : SEAS
124. Go above and beyond : EXCEED
125. Perfect, e.g. : TENSE
1. City in 84-Down : MOBILE
2. Whence the line "The True North strong and free" : OCANADA
3. Can opener : PULLTAB
4. Women of Paris : ELLES
5. Purposely try to lose : DIET
6. Mercury or Saturn : ORB
7. Put in order : NEATEN
8. Brown family member : ECRU
9. Puppeteer Tony : SARG
10. Collegiate Bulldog : ELI
11. Where some think monsters live : CLOSETS
12. Rubberneck : GAPE
13. Waiting : IDLE
14. It can be thrown from a horse : RIATA
15. Let have it : LAYINTO
16. Optometrist's concern : MYOPIA
17. Some museum displays : RELICS
18. Overrun : INFEST
24. Souvenir buy : TSHIRT
26. "You're crushing the watch!"? : GETOFFMYCASIO
30. Itsy-bitsy : WEE
33. Oscar winner Benigni : ROBERTO
34. "That was bad" : TSK
37. Camera attachment, informally : ZOOM
38. Happy ___ : MEAL
39. Pond plant : ALGA
40. Pompon waver's cry : RAH
41. Crypt cover : SLAB
44. Gas pump's place? : STATIONISLAND
47. Moon of Uranus : OBERON
49. Gentlemen they're not : BOORS
50. Regarding : ASTO
52. Star of "Scared to Death," 1947 : LUGOSI
53. Men and women : ADULTS
54. One that "eats shoots and leaves" : PANDA
55. Encourage : SPURON
56. Animal catcher : LARIAT
58. 2000 Renée Zellweger title role : IRENE
59. Dwarf with glasses : DOC
61. Displayed fear : RAN
62. Milan's La ___ : SCALA
63. It weighs on astronauts : GFORCE
65. Put in prison : EMBAR
68. Sugar suffix : OSE
69. Hardy character : TESS
70. ___ trick : HAT
71. Headed toward : MADEFOR
77. Blueprint detail : SPEC
79. "Give me another chance," e.g. : PLEA
80. Toots : DOLL
81. Sharpies, e.g. : PENS
84. 1-Down's state: Abbr. : ALA
86. Hall of Fame football coach Tom : LANDRY
88. It has a giraffe mascot : TOYSRUS
89. Rudolph's feature : REDNOSE
90. 'Fore : ERE
92. Herald : USHERIN
93. Bootlickers : TOADIES
94. First name in aviation history : AMELIA
95. Roman Catholic period of prayer : NOVENA
96. Hall-of-Famers : GREATS
98. "The Simpsons" bartender : MOE
99. "Amen to that!" : IAGREE
101. Symbol of sovereignty : THRONE
103. Keith Richards, e.g. : STONE
106. Past its prime : STALE
108. Director Kazan : ELIA
109. Fact-checks : VETS
110. Bank letters : FDIC
111. Make eyes at : OGLE
113. Latin 101 word : AMAT
116. Hardly thorough : LAX
117. Tag on : ADD

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