EITHER WAY

New York Times, Sunday, November 13, 2011

Author: Jeremy Newton and Tony Orbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Jeremy Newton
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Tony Orbach
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {K} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Newton. This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Orbach. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Followers of William the Conqueror : NORMANS
8. ___ Pepper : SGT
11. African menace : ASP
14. Part of a sentence: Abbr. : OBJ
17. Tracing paper, e.g. : OVERLAY
18. Twosomes : DUOS
19. Partner of raised : BORN
21. Who said "Learn from the masses, and then teach them" : MAO
22. Students err? : PUPILSSLIPUP
24. Bonus reel fodder : BLOOPERS
26. Punk offshoot : EMO
27. Pistil complement : STAMEN
28. "10" in a bikini : BEACHBABE
29. Oklahoma city : ADA
31. Medusa killer takes his agent to court? : PERSEUSSUESREP
33. Feel that one's had enough, say : WANTOUT
37. Temptation : BAIT
38. Singsong syllable : TRA
39. Part of N.C.A.A.: Abbr. : ATH
40. Rig : EQUIP
41. Foreign tender? : AUPAIR
44. Open hearings in courts : OYERS
46. Reinforced ice cream container? : BUTTRESSEDDESSERTTUB
51. What Eng. majors pursue : BAS
52. Kay of "Rich Man, Poor Man" : LENZ
53. "That's it!" : AHA
54. Info on modern business cards : URLS
56. Just sort, supposedly : LIBRA
58. Inferior tour vehicle for Snoop Dogg? : SUBPARRAPBUS
63. One side in a bullfight : ELTORO
66. Em and Bee, e.g. : AUNTS
67. Up : ARISEN
68. Recollection from a winter tourist in Poland? : WARSAWWASRAW
71. Cut, in a way : LASED
73. It serves a duel purpose : EPEE
74. Flip of a flop : HIT
75. Bit of progress : DENT
76. One encountered in a close encounter : UFO
79. Disparaging Argentine leader badly injured? : DEROGATIVEEVITAGORED
87. Ads : SPOTS
88. Perks : EXTRAS
89. "Shucks!" : AWGEE
90. Actress Thurman : UMA
93. With 65-Down, stuck : UPA
94. The old man : PAPA
95. "We totally should!" : YESLETS
97. One-on-one job for a ladies' man? : GIGOLOSSOLOGIG
102. Spin meas. : RPS
103. Place to buy stage props : SCENESHOP
104. Stanza alternative : SENTRA
106. Former J.F.K. line : TWA
109. Rug type : ORIENTAL
110. "Son of Darius, please confirm my dog is male"? : XERXESSEXREX
113. Hip-hop's ___ Def : MOS
114. Rein in : TAME
115. Denizens: Suffix : ITES
116. Risk : VENTURE
117. Approx. : EST
118. Guitar great Paul : LES
119. Emergency broadcast : SOS
120. "Do it" : PROCEED
1. "Don't think so!" : NOPE
2. Ooplasm locale : OVUM
3. Take back : REPO
4. Picture of health, for short? : MRI
5. Best effort : ALL
6. Long Island county west of Suffolk : NASSAU
7. Part of GPS: Abbr. : SYST
8. 1970 #1 R&B hit for James Brown : SUPERBAD
9. Not be spoken aloud : GOUNSAID
10. Rx qty. : TSP
11. French clergymen : ABBES
12. Way passé : SOLASTYEAR
13. One who gets things : PROCURER
14. 1998 Masters champion Mark : OMEARA
15. It may be settled over beers : BARBET
16. Nativity figure : JOSEPH
18. Stopping point? : DIME
20. A lack of compassion : NOHEART
23. Come full circle? : LAP
25. "Reading Rainbow" network : PBS
28. "That ... can't be ..." : BUT
29. Busy : ATIT
30. Send out press releases, e.g. : DOPR
32. The Auld Sod : EIRE
33. Former N.B.A. star Spud : WEBB
34. A pastel : AQUA
35. "Shoot!" : NUTS
36. It's stunning : TASER
42. Pres. Carter's alma mater : USNA
43. Candy company whose first flavor was Pfefferminz : PEZ
44. Federal org. with inspectors : OSHA
45. Cry with a forehead slap, maybe : STUPID
47. Pipe fitting : ELBOW
48. Drains : SAPS
49. Cities, informally : URBS
50. Down in the dumps : BLUE
55. Dashed fig. : SSN
56. They may be sore after a game : LOSERS
57. Nest egg option, briefly : IRA
58. Big ___ : SUR
59. Italian article : UNA
60. Start of an aside, to tweeters : BTW
61. Jah worshiper : RASTA
62. Total : ARE
63. Hampshire mother : EWE
64. SoCal squad : LAPD
65. See 93-Across : TREE
66. Italian vineyard region : ASTI
69. "Too bad!" : WHATASHAME
70. River islands : AITS
71. Whom Han Solo calls "Your Worship" : LEIA
72. Constantly shifting : ANTSY
75. TiVo, for one : DVR
76. Press : URGE
77. They may be metric ... or not : FEET
78. Dedicated offerings : ODES
80. Deluxe : OPULENT
81. Completely flip : GOPOSTAL
82. Scaloppine, usually : VEAL
83. Show, as something new : EXPOSETO
84. Curio displayers : ETAGERES
85. Sound dumbfounded : GASP
86. Their necks can turn 270 degrees : OWLS
90. Repulsive : UGSOME
91. Skirts smaller than minis : MICROS
92. Having a policy of reverse seniority? : AGEIST
94. Top 40 fare : POP
96. Lead's counterpart : ERASER
98. Wedded : ONE
99. Producers of scuff marks : SOLES
100. "New Sensation" band, 1988 : INXS
101. Former telco giant : GTE
105. Get back to : RSVP
106. "That's a fact" : TRUE
107. "#1" follows it : WERE
108. Given the heave-ho : AXED
110. Sorority letters : XIS
111. Roxy Music co-founder : ENO
112. A street drug, for short : XTC

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