HIDDEN SOURCE OF MONEY

New York Times, Sunday, November 18, 2001

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 79 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Piece of hazmat equipment : MITT
5. The Crystals' "___ Rebel" : HESA
9. Senseless : NUMB
13. Basis of a musical composition : THEME
18. Aragón River's outlet : EBRO
19. Goes (for) : OPTS
20. Head starts? : IDEAS
22. Bother no end : EATAT
23. Lecher's look : LEER
24. Stray : WAIF
25. "Just a little" : NOTTHATMUCH
27. Borneo swingers : ORANGS
29. Take off : FLEE
31. Cabin sites : AIRPLANES
32. Annual B-ball championship : NIT
33. Reduced fare? : LOWFATMILK
36. Delt neighbor : PEC
37. Dance with dips : SAMBA
39. Sell (for) : RETAIL
40. English author Bulwer-___ : LYTTON
44. Not rush to enter : EASEIN
46. Actress Virna : LISI
49. Killer at sea : ORCA
50. Telephone part : HANDSET
52. Bulk : GREATMAJORITY
57. KNH2 and others : AMIDES
58. What a tennis player may turn : PRO
59. Hiked : UPPED
60. Call at sea, maybe : SOS
61. Tied up : LACED
62. Hector's father : PRIAM
64. Made suds : BREWED
66. Wooley of 50's pop : SHEB
67. Betas or Zetas, e.g. : FRATMEMBERS
69. ___ law : OHMS
73. Coal or pine product : TAROIL
75. Foolish : GOOSY
76. Skulker : SNEAK
77. Military inits. : SDI
80. Plowmaker : DEERE
81. Some Monopoly spaces: Abbr. : RRS
82. Cuomo's successor as New York governor : PATAKI
83. G.I.'s undertaking : COMBATMISSION
87. Spun : ROTATED
88. Seaweed extract : AGAR
89. Tallinn native : ESTH
90. Psychiatric disorder : AUTISM
91. It can cause a stir : RECIPE
94. "Red River" and others : OATERS
97. Women's soccer star Michelle : AKERS
100. Civil War veterans' grp. : GAR
101. Place for shanks and flanks : MEATMARKET
104. Feel lousy : AIL
105. Sales agent : SOLICITOR
109. Old Sod : EIRE
110. Slight : MEASLY
112. Mad words : WHATMEWORRY
114. Growing business? : FARM
116. Bedroom slipper : MULE
117. Santa ___ : ANITA
118. "Do as I say, not ___" : ASIDO
119. Chemistry Nobelist Harold : UREY
120. They're found in veins : ORES
121. Bridge authority : GOREN
122. Jacob's twin : ESAU
123. D-Day craft: Abbr. : LSTS
124. "Etta ___" : KETT
1. Vine products : MELONS
2. Land on the Bay of Biscay : IBERIA
3. Flip side of Elvis's "Jailhouse Rock" : TREATMENICE
4. Rent : TORN
5. "In what way?" : HOWSO
6. Air monitor: Abbr. : EPA
7. Exhibit stage fright : STIFFEN
8. Comparable to a pancake? : ASFLAT
9. Utah's ___ Canyon : NINEMILE
10. Japanese vegetable : UDO
11. It may be picked up in a bar : METAL
12. A dyeing art? : BATIK
13. Tea choice : TETLEY
14. Unlikely Oscar winner : HAMACTOR
15. Vingt-___ (blackjack) : ETUN
16. Ground spice : MACE
17. Biblical word endings : ETHS
21. Nasdaq unit: Abbr. : SHR
26. Special use: Abbr. : APPL
28. ___-in (like some porches) : GLASSED
30. 9:15, say, at J.F.K. : ETA
34. Certiorari, e.g. : WRIT
35. Pelvic bones : ILIA
38. Write-off : BADDEBT
41. Speaker of note : TRIS
42. Prefix with -pod : OCTO
43. Blocking attempts : NAYS
45. R.P.I. grads : EES
47. Bullish? : STUBBORN
48. Sway : IMPRESS
50. "Merry Toper" painter : HALS
51. Wet nurse : AMAH
52. Absolutely smooth : GRITLESS
53. Stray : ROAM
54. Silly trick : APERY
55. "My People" subject : JEWS
56. Tribute, of sorts : ODE
58. Pioneer's place : PRAIRIE
62. Intro : PROEM
63. Computer unit, slangily : MEG
65. "Next subject, please" : DONTASK
67. Sweat bullets : FRET
68. 1960's-70's Italian P.M. : MORO
70. Temperature : HEATMEASURE
71. Turn into a success : MAKE
72. It may leave its mark : SKID
74. Drillers' grp. : ADA
76. Glut : SATIATE
77. Bad mark : SCAR
78. Former Venetian V.I.P. : DOGE
79. Apple product : IMAC
82. Crock : POT
84. Actress Nielsen of "Cobra" : BRIGITTE
85. Ancient gathering spot : STOA
86. Mad words : IHATEYOU
87. J.F.K./L.B.J. cabinet member : RUSK
90. Amount owed : ARREARS
92. Arcade attraction : PACMAN
93. Sandusky's county : ERIE
95. Pa. nuclear accident site : TMI
96. Good telling-off : EARFUL
98. Small stream : RILLET
99. Most foxlike : SLYEST
101. "Loyal order" member : MOOSE
102. "To ___ human" : ERRIS
103. Awards ceremony : EMMYS
105. Booty : SWAG
106. "Mon dieu!" : OHNO
107. Cub's hangout : LAIR
108. Airport inits. : TWA
111. Frenziedly : AMOK
113. Vitamin abbr. : RDA
115. Like some gen.'s : RET

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