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New York Times, Sunday, November 14, 1999

Author: Lloyd E. Pollet
Editor: Will Shortz
Lloyd E. Pollet
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Pollet. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
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1. See above : ACROSS
7. Refuse : CHAFF
12. Less cool : DIPPIER
19. Three-time hockey M.V.P. : CLARKE
20. End product : RESULT
22. Artist known for his street scenes of Paris : UTRILLO
23. Actor getting bad press? : HENRYWRINKLER
25. Destroy a person : DOONEIN
26. Light opening? : TWI
27. Gymnast's perch : BEAM
28. Barely beat : NOSEOUT
30. Actress who's cold? : JODIEFROSTER
34. Karate schools : DOJOS
38. Scriptures volume : CODEX
41. Suffix added to large numbers : AIRE
42. Son, sometimes : NAMESAKE
44. They may be picked out : ORES
45. Actress with punishing roles? : SHARONSTONER
49. Sack : CAN
50. Tool points : NIBS
51. Begin liking : WARMTO
52. Grampuses : ORCS
53. "The ___ the limit!" : SKYS
54. Seconds : MORE
55. Article in Der Spiegel : EIN
56. Fan sound : RAH
57. Slip-up : LAPSE
58. [Boo-hoo!] : ALAS
59. "Min and Bill" Oscar winner : DRESSLER
64. Manilow song setting : COPA
65. State-of-the-art : NEW
66. Actor who plays terrorists? : WESLEYSNIPERS
69. Trans World Dome player : RAM
72. A pluviometer measures it : RAIN
74. Come before : ANTEDATE
75. ___ breve : ALLA
76. Go around : SKIRT
78. Tiny particle: Abbr. : MOL
80. It comes in sticks : GUM
81. Hitter of 660 career home runs : MAYS
82. Start of a selection process : EENY
83. Mrs. Dithers, in the comics : CORA
84. Pull out : SECEDE
87. Word processing command : UNDO
88. Telephone ___ : TAG
89. Actress famous for boxing? : PHOEBECRATES
91. Read the U.P.C. : SCAN
92. Dead accurate : UNERRING
94. Hideaway : LAIR
95. Equals : PEERS
96. Baby food : PUREE
97. Actress in a dressing room? : SONDRALOCKER
102. One may be silent : PARTNER
104. St. Paul's architect : WREN
105. Grp. with holes in its organization : PGA
108. Sri Lanka's capital : COLOMBO
111. Actress with the keys to a city? : VIRGINIAMAYOR
116. Patron saint of shoemakers : CRISPIN
117. Impeach : ACCUSE
118. Gelcap alternative : TABLET
119. Do-nothing's state : IDLESSE
120. June of "The Dolly Sisters" : HAVER
121. Says scornfully : SNEERS
1. Fünf und drei : ACHT
2. Miss Marple's discovery : CLEW
3. Eastern royal : RANI
4. His #4 was retired : ORR
5. Big step up from the bleachers : SKYBOX
6. Gave a darn? : SEWED
7. It may be organized : CRIME
8. Roaster, perhaps : HEN
9. "What would you like to know?" : ASK
10. Suffix with hand or fist : FUL
11. Strips blubber : FLENSES
12. Urbanite's vacation spot : DUDERANCH
13. Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
14. More dignified : PROUDER
15. Ford failures : PINTOS
16. France's Belle-___ : ILE
17. "Boola Boola" singer : ELI
18. Ex-Yankee Guidry : RON
21. The Hambletonian, e.g. : TROT
24. Heyerdahl craft : RAI
29. Lady of Spain : SENORA
30. Jackson and James : JESSES
31. Its business is growing : FARM
32. Laughfest : RIOT
33. Words after "yes" : ORNO
35. Actor with a special way of talking? : JACKPARLANCE
36. Initials, maybe : OKAYS
37. Common thing : SENSE
38. Bunco artist : CONMAN
39. Firebird : ORIOLE
40. Actress who does the twist? : DEBRAWRINGER
43. Julio, e.g. : MES
45. It had the earliest parliament on the European continent : SWEDEN
46. They're sometimes split : HAIRS
47. Textile trademark : ARNEL
48. Like some love affairs : TORRID
53. Forest runner : SAP
57. Archaic attention-getters : LOS
60. Aquanaut's base : SEALAB
61. Dict. listing : SYN
62. "Saving Private Ryan" craft: Abbr. : LST
63. Tampa-to-Orlando dir. : ENE
64. Some liqueurs : CREMES
66. Punster : WIT
67. British surgeon Sir James : PAGET
68. Chopin piece : ETUDE
70. Three-time placer in the 1978 Triple Crown : ALYDAR
71. "Free" people : MASONS
73. Station closing? : ARY
75. Comedian, e.g. : AMUSER
76. Framed : SETUP
77. Actor Reeves : KEANU
78. Feldspar variety : MOONSTONE
79. Fremont National Forest site : OREGON
83. Midwest city, on scoreboards : CHI
84. Mark for life : SCAR
85. Assam silkworm : ERIA
86. Screwballer Hubbell : CARL
89. Sound system components : PREAMPS
90. Unearthly : ELDRICH
93. Peace of mind : REPOSE
95. Scribe : PENMAN
98. Gulf of Finland feeder : NEVA
99. Registration datum : OWNER
100. Dernier ___ : CRI
101. "Endymion" writer : KEATS
103. Power stats : RBIS
105. "Here Is Your War" author : PYLE
106. One on the move : GOER
107. Stratagems : ARTS
108. Early third-century date : CCI
109. First or second, e.g.: Abbr. : ORD
110. Capp diminutive : LIL
112. Color TV pioneer : RCA
113. Informal British address : GUV
114. Sussex suffix : ISE
115. Tad's dad : ABE

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