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New York Times, Sunday, November 19, 2006

Author: Tony Orbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Tony Orbach
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Orbach. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Most distant : ICIEST
7. Big Twelve team : KANSAS
13. Last of the Minor Prophets : MALACHI
20. First Ford : MODELA
21. Philippine port : ILOILO
22. Nonrecurring publication : ONESHOT
23. 33.8 ounces? : AMERICANLITER
25. Some honky-tonk music : RAGTIME
26. Stephen of "The Crying Game" : REA
27. Decoy site, maybe : POND
28. Boil : SEETHE
30. Screen figure : ICON
31. Singers James and Jones : ETTAS
33. Friend of Dorothy, on "Sesame Street" : ELMO
35. Disconnect : UNLINK
38. Stalwart plumber's credo? : THESHOWERMUSTGOON
43. Pharmaceutical chemist ___ Lilly : ELI
46. [Wham!] : POW
47. End : DEMISE
48. Father of the Titans : URANUS
50. Special attention, for short : TLC
53. Al ___ : DENTE
56. Ratchets (up) : AMPS
57. Spoken : VERBAL
58. Pros : YEAS
60. Teetotaling nun? : SOBERSISTER
63. Straight : TRUE
64. Saint in Brazil : PAULO
66. Pops : DADAS
67. Prefix with comic : SERIO
69. Lawn tool : EDGER
70. Long ago, long ago : ERST
71. Fur, e.g. : COAT
74. ___ Blaster (classic arcade game) : ASTRO
77. "Se ___ inglés?" : HABLA
79. Make a bad copy of? : FORGE
80. Winner's cry : YAHOO
81. Fiddle (around) : FUTZ
83. Oddly colored shoe? : OLIVELOAFER
88. Tide type : NEAP
89. One line at passport control : ALIENS
91. U.S. highway with a ferry connection between Delaware and New Jersey : NINE
92. Language of India : TAMIL
94. Parts of apts. : RMS
95. Karate teacher : SENSEI
96. San ___, Tex. : ANGELO
98. Neth. neighbor : GER
100. ___ rose : TEA
101. What the wet, baggage-laden passenger might take at the train station? : ANYPORTERINASTORM
108. Former British royal : FERGIE
110. Newcastle's river : TYNE
111. Old print : SEPIA
112. Actress Lena : OLIN
114. And others : ETALII
118. Calls a game : UMPS
120. Western setting: Abbr. : PST
121. One on the left : LIBERAL
124. The ram in "A ram walks into a bar …"? : BUTTEROFAJOKE
127. Rich green : EMERALD
128. Abet, in a way : ENABLE
129. Contract-negotiating pro : CLOSER
130. Garments at a 44-Down : SARONGS
131. Certain smokes : SALEMS
132. Chargers : STEEDS
1. Eastern inn : IMARET
2. Approaches in the Bible? : COMETH
3. Think : IDEATE
4. Ending with how : EER
5. Sloppy : SLIPSHOD
6. Kind of shell : TACO
7. Light : KINDLE
8. Word before, after — or both before and after — "in" : ALL
9. Harmful : NOISOME
10. Spot : SITE
11. On the safe side : ALEE
12. Kind : SORT
13. Oscar winner for "West Side Story" : MORENO
14. Something to give an Alabama cheerleader? : ANA
15. Race part : LEG
16. John of "Freaky Friday," 1977 : ASTIN
17. Rooster? : CHICKENBROTHER
18. Human genus : HOMO
19. Highway damaged by hurricane Katrina : ITEN
24. Again : ANEW
29. Most imposing : HUGEST
32. Venom carrier : ASP
34. Film character whose first name is Longfellow : MRDEEDS
36. Home of "Winged Victory" : LOUVRE
37. About : INRE
39. Is into : OWES
40. Home of the N.C.A.A.'s Minutemen : UMASS
41. California's ___ Valley : SIMI
42. Recipe amts. : TSPS
44. Outdoor party : LUAU
45. Place for a 44-Down : ISLE
49. Craftsperson : ARTISAN
50. Enter : TYPE
51. Aid for a detective : LEAD
52. Like some C.S.I. evidence? : CAUGHTINAFIBER
54. Game show contestant's option : NODEAL
55. Way to the top : TBAR
59. Dirtbags : SLEAZES
61. No-goodnik : RAT
62. Respect : ESTEEM
65. Venus or Mars : ORB
68. Unit of hope? : RAY
71. Whisper sweet nothings : COO
72. Dais delivery : ORATORY
73. Film company : AGFA
75. Stray : ROAM
76. "Not good!" : OOPS
78. Behind : LOSING
79. Quick : FLEET
81. Quick : FAST
82. Title apiarist of film : ULEE
84. Peeved : INAPET
85. Soave or Orvieto : VINO
86. Bldg. planner : ENGR
87. World capital on a gulf of the same name : RIGA
90. At hand : NEAR
93. Healthful food claim : LESSSALT
97. 1970 #1 song and album : LETITBE
99. Rd. : RTE
102. Investors' info : YIELDS
103. Hardens : INURES
104. Captain of the Nautilus : NEMO
105. Fight : OPPOSE
106. Put on the line : RISKED
107. Mums : MATERS
109. Month before febrero : ENERO
112. Praise for toreadors : OLES
113. Home of the oldest university in the continental Americas : LIMA
115. Lincoln and others : ABES
116. ___ Park, old Coney Island attraction : LUNA
117. Emphasized: Abbr. : ITAL
119. NCO's charges : PFCS
122. Tore : RAN
123. Some H.S. math : ALG
125. American ___ : ELM
126. Mr. Average : JOE

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