STAR-CROSSED LOVERS

New York Times, Sunday, November 18, 2012

Author: Timothy Polin
Editor: Will Shortz
Timothy Polin
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 84 Missing: {QWZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Polin. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Christie who played half of 3-Down : JULIE
6. Epiphanies : AHAS
10. Key of Mozart's "Jupiter" Symphony: Abbr. : CMAJ
14. John O'Hara's "Appointment in ___" : SAMARRA
16. Doughnut ingredient, commercially : KREME
17. Indian melody : RAGA
18. Promotes recessive traits, say : INBREEDS
20. Picked some fruit : BERRIED
22. Religious scholar : IMAM
23. Prefix with byte : TERA
24. "Atonement" : CECILIAANDROBBIE
27. Dame Joan Sutherland delivery : ARIA
28. Holy ones are hard to handle : TERRORS
29. Some clerics : PARSONS
30. Equine shades : ROANS
32. Section of the Medicare law covering hospital and nursing care : PARTA
33. Kind of bar : HOOKAH
35. Honshu city devastated by the 2011 tsunami : SENDAI
37. Signature followers, for short : PSS
38. Lighthouse, e.g. : GUIDE
39. Freudian mediators : EGOS
43. O'er there : YOND
45. Drum kit components : TOMS
46. Elocution : SPEECH
48. A large one offers many courses : MENU
51. Ties up a phone line, maybe : GABS
54. Psyched (up) : AMPED
56. Floundering : ATSEA
57. Sharif who played half of 3-Down : OMAR
58. Baba au ___ : RHUM
59. Team booster : RAH
60. Mac platform : OSX
62. Needlework, for short? : TAT
63. Moniker for Israel's Netanyahu : BIBI
64. "Casablanca" : ILSAANDRICK
67. Air all of one's grievances, say : RANT
68. Dude : BRO
69. With 8-Down, deposer of Milton Obote : IDI
70. Safety squeeze result, for short : RBI
71. Future race of fiction : ELOI
72. Moppet of black-and-white TV : OPIE
73. Made of a sturdy wood : OAKEN
75. Sub for : ACTAS
77. "Not broccoli again!" : YECH
78. Shoot up : SOAR
79. Canonized Norwegian king : STOLAV
81. Something taken by a scout : OATH
82. Winslet who played half of 67-Down : KATE
84. Golfer Ballesteros : SEVE
85. Phrase of resignation : ILOSE
87. Toronto media inits. : CBC
90. Developers' purchases : TRACTS
94. Nitpicks : CAVILS
96. Certain S O S : FLARE
98. Borefest : SNORE
99. Lead-in to a juicy rumor : GETTHIS
102. Ushers : SEATERS
104. Guess in Battleship : DTEN
105. "Gone With the Wind" : SCARLETTANDRHETT
108. Late comic Richard : JENI
109. Somewhat, in music : POCO
110. Stripped-down laptop : NETBOOK
111. DiCaprio who played half of 67-Down : LEONARDO
113. Ammunition giant : OLIN
114. Like the strings on many tennis rackets : NYLON
115. Specialty chef : SAUCIER
116. Small songbirds : TITS
117. Vehicle to take over a jump : SLED
118. Expressed audible admonishment : TSKED
1. Anonymous female in a court case : JANEROE
2. From Assisi, e.g. : UMBRIAN
3. "Doctor Zhivago" : LARAANDYURI
4. It may be drawn in a fight : IRE
5. On end : ERECT
6. Hanging tapestry : ARRAS
7. Vindictive one, in myth : HERA
8. See 69-Across : AMIN
9. Pea body? : SEEDPOD
10. Pony : CRIBSHEET
11. Cousin of the rumba : MAMBO
12. Over : AGAIN
13. McAvoy who played half of 24-Across : JAMES
14. Double-bridged instruments : SITARS
15. "Take ___ breath" : ADEEP
16. Knightley who played half of 24-Across : KEIRA
19. Ditch : SCRAP
20. Bad marks : BLOTS
21. Coffee Cakes maker : DRAKES
25. Sale bin items: Abbr. : IRRS
26. Sessanta minuti : ORA
31. ___ Miguel Island : SAO
33. Bogart who played half of 64-Across : HUMPHREY
34. Department north of Paris : OISE
36. Bergman who played half of 64-Across : INGRID
38. Lose touch with reality : GOMAD
40. Feared force : GESTAPO
41. "1984" superstate : OCEANIA
42. Smash : SHATTER
44. Colorful perennial : DAHLIA
45. Besmirch : TARNISH
47. ___ Americana : PAX
48. Don : MOBBOSS
49. Umm al-Quwain, e.g. : EMIRATE
50. Novelist who translated "Alice in Wonderland" into Russian : NABOKOV
52. Clear tables : BUS
53. Wise guy : SMARTASS
55. Tentacled "Spider-Man" meanie : DOCOCK
61. Snow cap? : SKIHAT
65. Tail off : ABATE
66. Terre in the eau zone? : ILE
67. "Titanic" : ROSEANDJACK
69. ___ minute : INA
74. Parts of some bonds : ELECTRONS
76. Hunky-dory : COOL
80. Leigh who played half of 105-Across : VIVIEN
83. ___-80 (early home computer) : TRS
86. Is a good friend, in a way : LISTENS
87. Gable who played half of 105-Across : CLARK
88. Financial shellacking : BATH
89. Lobster trap : CREEL
91. Clique : COTERIE
92. Changed in popularity : TRENDED
93. Snowbird, typically : SENIOR
95. Calder Cup org. : AHL
96. Ate : FEDON
97. "Symphony in Black" and others : ERTES
99. Subject of a 1982 best seller on sexuality : GSPOT
100. Cause for a health panic : ECOLI
101. Assumed, say : TACIT
102. Cafeteria worker's headgear : SNOOD
103. Summer ermine : STOAT
106. Texter's "ciao" : TTYL
107. Talented : ABLE
112. Lowercase letters resembling v's : NUS

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