MRS. HERR'S LUNCH

New York Times, Sunday, November 19, 2000

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 62 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Proper name in Masses : JESU
5. David's biblical predecessor : SAUL
9. Tennis stroke : CHOP
13. Zenith : ACME
17. Big Daddy portrayer, in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" : IVES
18. It's involved in arm-twisting : ULNA
19. On delay : SLOWED
21. Mother of Hera : RHEA
22. On the way to the bus stop to ___ ... : METERMAID
24. ... Mrs. Herr decided she'd ___ albums : CELLARDOORS
26. Going nowhere : INARUT
27. Realm of Morpheus : DREAMS
29. Ancient medium : ORACLE
30. Bound : LEAP
33. New Hampshire is famous for them : INNS
34. Instigated : SPARKED
35. At lunch with friends she ___ of meat back and ordered seafood : CENTERPIECES
40. Enthralled : RAPT
41. Rival of Bjorn : ILIE
42. Sheathe : ENCASE
43. Afore : ERE
44. Spot remover? : SHOO
48. Confessional list : SINS
49. Bond classic : DRNO
50. Just as she started to ___ to her lips ... : RAZORCLAMS
53. ... the waitress tried to ___ : CAESARSALAD
57. Actress Myrna : LOY
58. Ear-related : AURAL
59. Marked down : ONSALE
60. Ore of lead : GALENA
62. Newspaper department : METRO
63. A drink was spilled all over her wallet and she had to ___ clean : LIQUORLICENSE
68. Effigy : IMAGE
72. Drawers : UNDIES
73. Some Italian designs : PUCCIS
78. Woody Allen title role : ZELIG
79. Full of: Suffix : OSE
80. Next, she ___ in the car and wanted to get it home : SPIDERPLANT
84. The waitress took forever with the checks and then ___ change : ODOREATERS
87. Kind of bean : NAVY
88. Chase of old game shows : ILKA
89. Feat : DEED
90. Unhandled : NEW
91. Wish, with "to" : ASPIRE
94. Occupy : FILL
95. Yemeni port : ADEN
96. When she came back to top off the drinks, the waitress ___ cup : MISTERCOFFEE
99. Order of the British Empire and others : HONOURS
103. Chooses : OPTS
104. Knock off : STOP
105. Orbital far point : APOGEE
106. Gourmet's sense : PALATE
108. Cyclical thing : CICADA
113. By then Mrs. Herr was ready to ___ for incompetence : SEWERWORKER
115. She wanted to ___ for suggesting the place! : SOCCERMOM
118. Prayed, in Paris : PRIE
119. Smiths : SHOERS
120. He and she : THEY
121. With competence : ABLY
122. Without : SANS
123. Has : OWNS
124. Trader's abbr. : AMEX
125. Quarter-pint : GILL
1. Guitarist Hendrix : JIMI
2. Flush (with) : EVEN
3. Biological bristle : SETA
4. Not a teetotaler : USER
5. South Carolina county or its seat : SUMTER
6. Menu phrase : ALA
7. Verse starter? : UNI
8. Actress Diane : LADD
9. Spot remover : CLEANSER
10. Filmdom's Ian and Celeste : HOLMS
11. They fly by night : OWLS
12. Low-tech missile : PEA
13. Like Niagara Falls : AROAR
14. Steadying wedge : CHOCK
15. Singer Travis : MERLE
16. Lightened : EASED
19. They're made during tantrums : SCENES
20. Baster, basically : DROPPER
23. Decree : RULE
25. "Curses!" : DRAT
28. Villa ___ (town near Atlanta) : RICA
31. Echopractic ones : APERS
32. Feather, zoologically : PINNA
34. "The Human Comedy" novelist : SAROYAN
35. Big tech stock : CISCO
36. Young Gonzalez : ELIAN
37. Complements on diamonds : NINES
38. "The Gondoliers" flower girl : TESSA
39. E.P.A. concern: Abbr. : ECOL
40. Allow for business growth, say : REZONE
44. Swing around : SLUE
45. He's a deer : HART
46. Bradley, the G.I.'s General : OMAR
47. Capital near Lilleström : OSLO
49. Vier preceder : DREI
51. Actor McCowen : ALEC
52. Arose : CAMEUP
54. Claim : ALLEGE
55. Farming prefix : AGRI
56. Valleys : DALES
61. Have trouble with assessors? : LISP
64. Those cited : QUOTEES
65. Apart at the seams : UNSEWN
66. River of Frankfurt : ODER
67. Still getting around : SPRY
68. Shirt label : IZOD
69. Ancient Iranian : MEDE
70. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
71. Surround : GIRD
74. Overlook : CLIFF
75. Ariz. neighbor : CALIF
76. Linen tape for trimmings : INKLE
77. Days-old : STALE
81. Name part: Abbr. : INIT
82. Looks straight in the eye, say : DARES
83. Flip : EVERT
85. Maryland Air Force base : ANDREWS
86. Old home decorations : SAMPLERS
92. Fretted instruments : SITARS
93. Attention-getter : PSST
95. Violinist Leopold : AUER
97. Tailbone : COCCYX
98. Mayberry minor : OPIE
99. Padlocks lock them : HASPS
100. Theater offering : OPERA
101. Kind of situation : NOWIN
102. Sigmoid moldings : OGEES
103. Sturdy, in a way : OAKEN
106. Stem : PROW
107. This one, in Spain : ESTA
109. Rocky projection : CRAG
110. Prefix with polar : AMBI
111. Gussy (up) : DOLL
112. Form of nitrite : AMYL
114. "Well, lookee here!" : OHO
116. Man with a law : OHM
117. Cold front? : CEE

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