MAN OF MANY WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, November 15, 2009

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 172 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pair of pears : ANJOUS
7. Young socialites : DEBS
11. "___ Nagila" (song title that means "Let us rejoice") : HAVA
15. Move from Los Angeles to New York, say : GOEAST
16. Ply with liquor : BESOT
17. Helped settle an argument : MEDIATED
21. *Tony Parsons novel [1943 song] : ONEFORMYBABY
23. Source of black diamonds : COALYARD
24. Workout count : REPS
25. Like some valves : AORTIC
26. *Mandarin variety [1942] : TANGERINE
27. Had brunch : ATE
28. Some dogs : FIDOS
29. Aminos, e.g. : ACIDS
31. Robert of "The Sopranos" : ILER
32. No-good : ROTTEN
34. Lost : ATSEA
35. Thrice daily, on an Rx : TID
37. Molokai and Maui: Abbr. : ISLS
38. Left-wingers : LIBS
40. Bread box? : ATM
41. Last non-A.D. year : ONEBC
44. One way to put out an album : ONCD
45. "Blah, blah, blah" : ETCETC
47. William ___, the Father of Modern Medicine : OSLER
49. Seeds might be planted in it : ROW
51. Greek god of the north wind : BOREAS
53. Late Saudi king : FAHD
55. 2001 World Series winner : ARIZONA
57. Uranium source, e.g. : ORE
58. "Mad Men" extra : STENO
61. Stylish filmmaker : AUTEUR
64. Pink-slip : SACK
65. Mental flashes : IDEAS
67. *It flows into Ontario's Georgian Bay [1961] : MOONRIVER
69. Soup server : LADLE
70. 9/ : SEPT
71. "Pretty please?" : WILLYA
72. Glide (over) : SKATE
74. Weak-looking : WAN
75. Girl Scout symbol : TREFOIL
77. Revise : EDIT
79. Nanny's warning : BEHAVE
81. Orch. section : STR
82. Attack fiercely : FLYAT
85. Curvy-horned animals : ELANDS
88. Took a gander at : EYED
89. Of element #76 : OSMIC
91. Strong joe : MUD
93. "... ___ saw Elba" : EREI
94. Copy job delayers : JAMS
95. Hubbub : ADO
96. "Are you in ___?" : OROUT
98. Faux gold : ORMOLU
100. Billing no. : ACCT
103. Beachgoer's hair lightener : SUNIN
104. Get 100 on a test : ACEIT
105. Ungodliness : SIN
108. *Laurel and Hardy flick [1949] : GREATGUNS
111. Oil source : CANOLA
113. Suffix with billion : AIRE
114. Move from New York to Los Angeles, say : HEADWEST
115. Lyricist born 11/18/1909 who wrote the words to the 10 songs with asterisked clues : JOHNNYMERCER
117. Whenever : ASSOONAS
118. Dr. Alzheimer : ALOIS
119. Off the coast : INLAND
120. Suffix with tip : STER
121. "What's Going On" singer : GAYE
122. Some wraps : STOLES
1. Greek market : AGORA
2. Three trios : NONET
3. *"Omigosh!" [1938] : JEEPERSCREEPERS
4. Dummkopfs : OAFS
5. Show grp. : USO
6. Narrow way : STRAIT
7. Shopaholic's accumulation : DEBTS
8. Morales in movies : ESAI
9. Texas State athlete : BOBCAT
10. It's a mess : STY
11. *Rural jaunt [1945] : HAYRIDE
12. "Garfield: ___ of Two Kitties" (2006 film) : ATAIL
13. "Les Voyages Extraordinaires" writer : VERNE
14. Abacus user : ADDER
16. Like "Don Juan" : BYRONIC
17. Rachel of "Mean Girls" : MCADAMS
18. Ages and ages : EONS
19. Nobelist Hammarskjöld : DAG
20. Suffix with duct : ILE
22. Vintage Ford : MODELT
26. Associate with : TIETO
28. Knox and others: Abbr. : FTS
30. See 110-Down : CSA
33. Vintage sign word : OLDE
34. Hollywood pooch : ASTA
35. Start of an adage about forgiveness : TOERR
36. Cross inscription : INRI
37. So that one can : INORDERTO
39. Hoodwink : BEFOOL
42. Many a 115-Across collaboration : BROADWAYMUSICAL
43. Assemblies : CONCLAVES
44. Some Juilliard students : OBOISTS
45. Maximal ending : EST
46. *Total sham [1963] : CHARADE
48. *Former first lady [1945] : LAURA
50. Came alive : WAKENED
52. Stubborn sort : ASS
54. Hwy. offense : DUI
56. Hungarian half sister? : ZSA
59. *One of the Brontës [1964] : EMILY
60. Cambodia's Lon ___ : NOL
62. Emmy winner, e.g. : TVSTAR
63. Hair-raising shriek : EEK
66. Div. of Justice : ATF
68. Nevada's largest county : NYE
69. See 110-Down : LEE
71. Ham radio catchword : WILCO
73. Cable inits. : TBS
76. "The Wizard ___" : OFID
78. "Why did ___ this happen?" : ILET
80. Get better : HEAL
83. Comes (to) : AMOUNTS
84. Swings : TURNS
86. Former 38-Across : NEOCONS
87. With desperation : DIRELY
90. *Toro's target [1956] : MATADOR
92. "Where ___ sign?" : DOI
94. Tittle : JOT
97. 7-Up, with "the" : UNCOLA
99. Indiana/Michigan natives : MIAMIS
100. Eastern titles : AGHAS
101. Cardinal's topper : CREST
102. Knock it off : CEASE
103. City rebuilt by Darius I : SUSA
104. Photographer Leibovitz : ANNIE
106. Peace goddess : IRENE
107. Studious crowd : NERDS
109. Tandem's capacity : TWO
110. With 69-Down, V.I.P. in the 30-Down : GEN
112. Cry from a deck : AHOY
113. Janis's comic strip hubby : ARLO
115. Sporty wheels : JAG
116. Med. specialty : ENT

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