ON YOUR MARK

New York Times, Sunday, November 15, 1998

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 76 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: Symmetrically distributed symbols punctuate this clever grid. There's one subtle factual error. At the time this puzzle appeared, JEB Bush at 10 Across was still only the Gov.-elect.
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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Make itinerary changes : REMAP
6. Strip on the Mediterranean : GAZA
10. Gov. Bush of Florida : JEB
13. One of about 2,400,000 in the United States : SMITH
18. Isn't just given : EARNS
19. Was in the hole : OWED
20. Instrument, in jazz lingo : AXE
21. More than whimper : BOOHOO
22. Medical resident of 60's TV : DR.KILDARE
24. Rapa ___ (Easter Island) : NUI
25. Fruitlessly : INVAIN
26. Café Américain visitor : ILSA
27. "Later!" : ADIOS
28. Computer ___ : ERROR
30. Run at the curb : IDLE
31. Honey : DEAR
32. Vaulters' landing places : MATS
33. Charge with a new responsibility : REBURDEN
35. Stoolies, at times : NAMERS
37. Make a denial : SAYITISN'TSO
41. Antiquity, in antiquity : ELD
43. What's more : AND
44. Millionths of a meter : MICRA
45. She played Julie in "Julie," 1956 : DORIS
46. Ploy : GAMBIT
48. Suffuses : BATHES
49. Put on a pedestal : LIONIZE
51. Serves : AVAILS
52. Ploy : RUSE
53. Abuses the throne : MISRULES
54. "La vita nuova" writer : DANTE
55. Kind of engineer : CIVIL
56. It's a cover-up : ROBE
57. Some nouns: Abbr. : PLS
58. Kelly McGillis's debut film, 1983 : REUBEN,REUBEN
62. Diagnostic proc. : MRI
65. Furies : IRES
66. E-mail option : REPLY
67. Author Sinclair : UPTON
72. Service stations? : TEACARTS
74. Burlesqued : APED
75. Hanging loose : ATEASE
76. Marauds : INVADES
77. Emmy-winning Tyson : CICELY
79. Camp activity : DRILLS
80. "Uncle Vanya" role : ELENA
81. Muslim generals : AGHAS
82. Natural neckwear : LEI
83. Flattens : KOS
84. #1 hit of 1956 : DON'TBECRUEL
88. Deli hanger : SALAMI
90. Stay dry : TEETOTAL
91. Fool : SIMP
92. They may be split : ENDS
95. Be visibly elated : GLOW
98. Deadly nerve gas : SARIN
99. Leader in Israel : ALEPH
100. Bust ___ (laugh uproariously) : AGUT
101. Household pest : REDANT
103. Pierce-Arrow contemporary : REO
104. Heroics : DERRING-DO
106. Vortexes : EDDIES
107. Uris protagonist : ARI
108. "___ Mable" (W.W. I best seller) : DERE
109. Some kind of a nut : BETEL
110. Nonrecyclables : WASTE
111. It may make you see things : LSD
112. Corset part : STAY
113. Didn't hit the snooze button : AROSE
1. Made over : REDID
2. "Harlem Nocturne" composer Hagen : EARLE
3. #1 hit for the Chordettes : MR.SANDMAN
4. Capital since 1923 : ANKARA
5. ___ particle : PSI
6. Father of modern rocketry : GODDARD
7. Looks for : AWAITS
8. There are two per hundred : ZEROS
9. Fruity drinks : ADES
10. Novel published under the alias Currer Bell : JANEEYRE
11. Growing population areas : EXURBIAS
12. American University locale : BEIRUT
13. Primogeniture beneficiary : SON
14. Mahalia Jackson autobiography : MOVIN'ONUP
15. "___ no idea!" : IHAD
16. Drudgery : TOIL
17. Grind, maybe : HONE
21. Flight engineers? : BIRDS
23. Speaks elegiacally : LAMENTS
29. "...___ quit!" (ultimatum) : ORI
33. Paul Newman's directorial debut : RACHEL,RACHEL
34. Biblical witch's home : ENDOR
36. Padded envelope : MAILER
37. Attends as a visitor, with "on" : SITSIN
38. Voice lesson topic : TRILL
39. S and M : SIZES
40. Sugar suffixes : OSES
41. "By gar!" : EGAD
42. Hot stuff : LAVA
44. Purple dyes : MAUVES
47. Touch : BIT
48. Buyoffs : BRIBES
49. Big name in vegetables : LIBBY
50. "Of course!" : ISEE
53. Torpedo, in British slang : MOULDY
55. Baseball's Flood and others : CURTS
56. Holds off : REPELS
59. Democracy since 1937 : EIRE
60. Lift : REPEAL
61. Fur resembling beaver : NUTRIA
62. ___ Park, Calif. : MENLO
63. Ark's first disembarker : RAVEN
64. Anticipatory exclamation : ICAN'TWAIT
68. L'Enfant Plaza designer : PEI
69. Reprimand : TALKING-TO
70. City founded by Harald III : OSLO
71. Loch ___ : NESS
72. Seven up, e.g. : TIED
73. "It's ___!" : ADATE
75. Long Island university : ADELPHI
77. Jeweler Pierre and family : CARTIERS
78. Horned lizard, e.g. : IGUANOID
82. Hagfish relative : LAMPREY
85. Worsts : BESTS
86. LAX letters : ETA
87. Get one's head together? : CORRAL
88. Environmentalists' magazine : SIERRA
89. Piddling : MEAGER
91. December forecast : SLEET
93. Gussies (up) : DUDES
94. That's a wrap! : STOLE
95. Deepened : GREW
96. Helen's mother : LEDA
97. They may be against you : ODDS
99. Goes on : ADDS
102. Part of a name : NEE
105. Magic org. : NBA

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