WOMEN OF THE EAR

New York Times, Sunday, November 11, 2001

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 66 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Go out : EBB
4. White poplars : ABELES
10. Inn name : RAMADA
16. Peep for Bo-Peep? : BAA
19. Blemish : MAR
20. Original host of TV's "A Current Affair" : POVICH
21. Shows feeling : EMOTES
22. Band's need : AMP
23. Years ___ : AGO
24. Florist lady? : ARETHAFLOWERS
26. Kind of artist : RAP
27. Slight, in a way : IGNORE
29. 1997 Nicolas Cage thriller : CONAIR
30. Like events on a time line : DATABLE
32. Romantic lady? : LIZATHEHEART
34. Part of a theater : PIT
35. Genre of 49-Across : RAGA
36. Run for : SEEK
37. Elevator firm : OTIS
38. Place for a gimlet or screwdriver : BAR
39. Turkish money : LIRAS
40. Reebok competitor : FILA
42. Unchanging lady? : MAURATHESAME
46. Old joke : WHEEZE
49. Noted Indian musician : SHANKAR
51. Off-guard connector : ONES
52. Le ___, France : HAVRE
53. Like butter : CHURNED
54. Gift from above : GODSEND
57. ___ advantage : ATAN
58. It teaches freedom from desire : TAOISM
59. Golfer Ballesteros : SEVE
60. Try (for) : VIE
61. Smidge : TAD
62. Focused lady? : CORATHEMATTER
65. Time ___ : INC
66. Embitterment : IRE
67. Bringer of bad luck, in legend : OPAL
68. "Gulliver's Travels" brutes : YAHOOS
69. TV psychic Miss ___ : CLEO
70. It may be entered by a fluke : FISHNET
72. Subside : DIEDOWN
74. Dinner course : SALAD
75. Watch word? : TICK
76. Pays part of : DEFRAYS
77. Exhibitionist's challenge : DAREME
78. Religious lady? : BERTHACHRIST
81. Part of a spy organization : CELL
82. Reunion goers : ALUMS
83. First name in horror : LON
84. Muhammad al-Mahdi, for one : IMAM
86. Oklahoma tribe : OTOS
90. Prefix with -gon : DECA
91. Farm female : SOW
92. 74-Across lady? : HEDDALETTUCE
96. Times out? : CATNAPS
98. Any .com : DOMAIN
99. Important market : NASDAQ
100. Tropical bird : ANI
101. Academic lady? : DEENASTUDENTS
104. Big Ten sch. : OSU
105. "I am, like, ___ stupid!" : SOO
106. Prompt : ONTIME
107. High-stakes maneuver : BIGBET
108. Portuguese king : REI
109. Coastal bird : ERN
110. High : STONED
111. Girlfriend or boyfriend : STEADY
112. Lexicon abbr. : SYN
1. Contents of some in-boxes nowadays : EMAILS
2. Food preserver : BAGGIE
3. Olympics award : BRONZE
4. In two : APART
5. Mining passage : BOREHOLE
6. Start of a race? : EVE
7. Often-dried fruit : LITCHI
8. Sound technicians' worries : ECHOES
9. "The Astonishing Elephant" author Alexander : SHANA
10. Like many cigars : RELIT
11. Cupid : AMOR
12. Trim : MOW
13. Showed humility : ATEDIRT
14. Clear of, as vermin : DERAT
15. Sec'y : ASST
16. Opera-going lady? : BARBARASEVILLE
17. Diverse blend : AMALGAM
18. Propitiate : APPEASE
25. Partner of above : FAR
28. Woodland plant with triangular fronds : OAKFERN
31. Pops up : ARISES
33. Seventh chapter of a fraternity : ETA
34. TV's Jack : PAAR
38. Small fastener : BRAD
39. Credit source : LENDER
41. Suffix with winter : IZE
42. Gas producer : MARSH
43. First female to sign with a 103-Down team : ANNMEYERS
44. It gets picked in Hawaii : UKE
45. Camel features : HOOVES
46. Theoretical : WHATIF
47. 1962 John Wayne film : HATARI
48. Impending lady? : EVADESTRUCTION
49. Riverboat danger : SHOAL
50. Quatre + quatre : HUIT
53. About 3 grains in weight : CARAT
54. Mount : GETON
55. Start of many a workday : NINEAM
56. Figure out : DECODE
58. Brown v. Board of Education city : TOPEKA
59. Puts away : STOWS
62. Spiral shells : CONCHS
63. Angry with : MADAT
64. Deck call : AHOY
69. Deals on wheels sites : CARLOTS
71. Offer? : HITMAN
72. "Jurassic Park" actress : DERN
73. "See ___ care!" : IFI
74. Bando of baseball : SAL
76. Arabian sailing vessel : DHOW
77. Lunatic : DEMENTED
78. Extreme illness : BADCASE
79. Joseph P. Lash book "___ and Franklin" : ELEANOR
80. Near : CLOSETO
81. Pac Ten school, informally : CAL
84. Cry of accomplishment : IDIDIT
85. Art of training and riding horses : MANEGE
87. English royal family : TUDORS
88. "The Plough and the Stars" playwright : OCASEY
89. Spangle : SEQUIN
91. Dead tired : SPENT
92. Washed (down) : HOSED
93. CPR pro : EMT
94. Plasters : DAUBS
95. Appetizing : TASTY
97. Stirs : ADOS
98. British title : DAME
102. Miller mistress : NIN
103. Warriors' grp. : NBA

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