FLYING START

New York Times, Sunday, November 13, 2005

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 68 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 100 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "A Passage to India" actor, 1984 : JAMESFOX
9. Cultivation : TILLAGE
16. Game divs. : QTRS
20. Water, colloquially : ADAMSALE
21. They haven't any definite forms : AMOEBAE
22. Cover up : WRAP
23. The SS Manhattan was the first commercial ship to cross it : NORTHWESTPASSAGE
25. Rain collector : EAVE
26. N.Y.C. subway line : IRT
27. It may precede a nickname : AKA
28. Buenos ___ : AIRES
29. "Hooray for Love" composer : ARLEN
30. Scrap : SNIPPET
32. Post-9/11 slogan : UNITEDWESTAND
36. Take down the aisle again : RESEAT
38. Big name in Fox News : OREILLY
39. Made sport of : JAPED
42. The Father of English History : BEDE
45. Historic town on the Vire : STLO
46. "___ Cried" (1962 hit) : SHE
49. Place to get links : IHOP
50. Macaroni dish with ground beef and a little tomato sauce : AMERICANCHOPSUEY
55. Come together : GEL
56. Neuter : SPAY
57. After-dinner drink : PORT
58. Sculptor James ___ Fraser : EARLE
59. Get a sense something's up : SMELLARAT
62. Doesn't just throw off : LIESTO
66. Engine measures: Abbr. : RPMS
67. Warm winter wear : VIRGINWOOLSWEATER
70. Novelist O'Flaherty : LIAM
72. Anorexic's aversion : EATING
73. Stealthy activity : TIPTOEING
76. They get pins and needles : ETUIS
78. Do : COIF
80. Depilatory brand : NEET
81. "Your point being …?" : SOO
82. Entertainer accompanying a slide guitar and harmonica, maybe : DELTABLUESSINGER
87. Son of Leah : LEVI
88. 10 cc, e.g. : AMT
89. Something that may be on a house : LIEN
90. "Star Trek: T.N.G." counselor : TROI
91. Actor Quinn : AIDAN
92. Palestinian nationalist group : ALFATAH
95. Ear inflammation : OTITIS
98. 1977 Toni Morrison novel : SONGOFSOLOMON
103. Jim Backus provided his voice : MRMAGOO
107. U-shaped piece of wood : OXBOW
108. "Uncle Vanya" woman : ELENA
109. 18-Down writer : POE
110. Coastal flier : ERN
111. Baloney peddler : LIAR
112. Earthquake cause : CONTINENTALDRIFT
117. Concert halls : ODEA
118. Malleable : PROTEAN
119. Utterly lost : ALLATSEA
120. Withered : SERE
121. Operatic tenor ___ Alagna : ROBERTO
122. Place to stretch : RESTSTOP
1. Arlo's partner in the comics : JANIS
2. Festoon : ADORN
3. Radio ___, broadcasting service to Cuba : MARTI
4. One with a time-sensitive job, for short : EMT
5. Like some hooks : SSHAPED
6. Guy from England : FAWKES
7. Soap ingredient : OLEATE
8. Marks (out) : XES
9. Golf gimme : TAPIN
10. Japanese porcelain : IMARI
11. Get crushed by : LOSETO
12. Minor : LESSER
13. Court org. : ABA
14. Skit part : GAG
15. A foot wide? : EEE
16. Kind of keyboard : QWERTY
17. Refrain part, perhaps : TRALA
18. See 109-Across, with "The" : RAVEN
19. Devote, as time : SPEND
24. Overdrawn? : TAUTER
29. Pitched : ASLOPE
31. Feed facts to, maybe : PREP
33. Family tree listing: Abbr. : DESC
34. Plus : WITH
35. Greenwich greeting : ELLO
37. Temporarily suspended : ABEYANT
39. Spirited dances : JIGS
40. "Your slip is showing" : AHEM
41. Bar challenge : POLEVAULT
43. Decline : DIP
44. Green : ECOLOGIST
46. "Is that what you expected?" : SURPRISED
47. Command position : HELM
48. Surveys : EYES
50. Take ___ from (copy) : APAGE
51. 1957 song that begins "The most beautiful sound I ever heard …" : MARIA
52. Seed covering : ARIL
53. Underground experiment, for short : NTEST
54. Eastern wrap : SAREE
56. Camera inits. : SLR
60. Cap : LIMIT
61. x 2 : TWICE
63. Manage to succeed : SWINGIT
64. Home that may have painted designs on it : TEPEE
65. Old drive-in fare : OATER
68. Lennon's in-laws : ONOS
69. Day-care charge : TOT
70. Mother of Clytemnestra : LEDA
71. Point : ITEM
74. Big star : NOVA
75. "How's it ___?" : GOIN
77. Sick-looking : SALLOW
79. Oregon ___ : FIR
83. "Back to the Future" bully : BIFF
84. Areas between woods : LEAS
85. "___ Me? I do not know you": Emily Dickinson : UNTO
86. Columnist Peggy : NOONAN
87. Sen. Murkowski of Alaska : LISA
91. Targeted : AIMEDAT
92. Ancient marketplaces : AGORAE
93. Doorway jamb : ALETTE
94. More pious : HOLIER
96. Render helpless, in a way : IMPALE
97. Fairy tale baddies : TROLLS
98. Plays by oneself : SOLOS
99. Rust, e.g. : OXIDE
100. Hornet, e.g. : NBAER
101. ___ work : MENAT
102. Bridge opening, briefly : ONENO
104. Mind: Ger. : GEIST
105. "Ecco pur ch'a voi ritorno" opera : ORFEO
106. Available : ONTAP
112. It'll help you breathe : CPR
113. Spanish riches : ORO
114. Head : NOB
115. Seafarer : TAR
116. Defensive linemen: Abbr. : RTS

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