SUIT YOURSELF

New York Times, Sunday, November 2, 1997

Author: Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Nicholson Joline
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 77 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 83 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Strikes out : BOMBS
6. Res ___ loquitur : IPSA
10. Drink mixer : CLUBSODA
15. Actor ___ Phillips : LOUDIAMOND
19. Atlanta institution : EMORY
20. Biblical kingdom : MOAB
21. Shade of green : BERYL
22. Some eagles : ERNS
23. Burdened : LADEN
24. Ranch menace : PUMA
25. Nathan Hale was one : YALIE
26. "So ___" : BEIT
27. Ill omen : THEACEOFSPADES
29. Echolocation device : SONAR
31. ___ Sutcliffe, early Beatle : STU
32. Kind of vaccine : SALK
33. Suffix with 20-Across : ITE
34. Kind of pigeon : HOMING
37. Played : ACTED
39. Got on : FARED
41. N.B.A. center Longley and others : LUCS
42. Nags they're not : STEEDS
43. First golfer to win all four majors : SARAZEN
46. Like a March wind : BRISK
48. Schoolboy collars : ETONS
49. Command at sea : AVAST
50. Flourish : THRIVE
52. Astronaut Bean et al. : ALANS
53. Oktoberfest sight : TENT
54. Leaf collectors? : EAVES
55. Suffix with free : DOM
56. One of a watery quintet : ERIE
60. Sign : INK
61. Powwow : PALAVER
64. Gay Nineties bon vivant : DIAMONDJIMBRADY
66. "___ cannot wither her": Shak. : AGE
67. Cabins and such : ABODES
68. Tickles : AMUSES
69. "Wow" : GEE
70. Comics girlfriend : TESSTRUEHEART
72. Quiet craft : GLIDERS
73. 60's chess champ : TAL
74. This, to Cervantes : ESTO
75. Space station supply : AIR
76. Affair : FLING
77. Welles's "The Third Man" role : LIME
78. Lets go of : CEDES
80. Steamboat stops : LEVEES
82. Target : AIMAT
83. F.B.I. storage : FILES
84. Creepers : VINES
85. Weasels' cousins : MARTENS
87. Lights out : SCRAMS
89. Hang : PEND
90. Pocahontas's husband : ROLFE
91. Undiminished : WHOLE
92. Yule decorations : SANTAS
94. Skater Midori : ITO
95. Wine choice : ROSE
99. Poetic time of day : EEN
100. Dentist's instruction : RINSE
102. Vegas bookings : NIGHTCLUBACTS
105. Originator of cutout dresses : ERTE
107. ___-um (gnat) : NOSEE
109. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
110. Sole supporter? : CLEAT
111. Padre's brothers : TIOS
112. Preliminary drudgery : SPADEWORK
113. Live wire, so to speak : DOER
114. Like Pegasus : ALATE
115. Cheers : HEARTENS
116. Kind of organ : SENSE
117. Goals : ENDS
118. Cub Sandberg and others : RYNES
1. Wallops : BELTS
2. Union Pacific terminus : OMAHA
3. Runway sight : MODEL
4. It may be continental : BREAKFAST
5. In ___ (harmonious) : SYNC
6. Ineffective : IMPOTENT
7. Not flat, as hair : POUFED
8. "The Maltese Falcon" role : SAMSPADE
9. Ruffle : ABASH
10. Intimate : CLUBBY
11. Needing Dramamine, maybe : SEASICK
12. Some synthetics : ORLONS
13. Eager : DYING
14. "Jacta est ___" ("The die is cast") : ALEA
15. Neighbor of Syr. : LEB
16. Electra's brother : ORESTES
17. "Welcome aboard" sloganeer : UNITED
18. Ear ornaments : DIAMONDSTUDS
28. Where Slyne Head is : EIRE
30. Sell down the river, in a way : RATON
35. Best Picture of 1968 : OLIVER
36. Ruminates : MUSES
38. Ceremonial burner : CENSER
40. Much-discussed drug : AZT
42. Hem and haw : STAMMER
43. Gorge : SATIATE
44. Squares accounts : AVENGES
45. Most foul : RANKEST
46. Best Picture of 1995 : BRAVEHEART
47. Splits : RIVES
48. Precocious 1955 fictional heroine : ELOISE
51. Plunges : HEADERS
52. Decree : ADJUDGE
57. E. L. Doctorow best seller : RAGTIME
58. Think tank member : IDEAMAN
59. Grommets : EYELETS
61. Way of standing : PAT
62. Wears off : ABRADES
63. Sarges' superiors : LOUIES
64. Kimberley features : DIAMONDMINES
65. Chem. majors' degrees : BSS
68. Still going : ALIVE
71. Tea : SOCIAL
72. A Jackson : GLENDA
76. General Motors' birthplace : FLINT
77. Strictly speaking : LITERALLY
79. Composer Bernstein : ELMER
81. Overwhelms : SMOTHERS
82. Woof alternative : ARF
83. Jai alai locale : FRONTON
84. They're always thin : VENEERS
86. Loads : ALOT
87. Kind of contract : SWEETHEART
88. Marilyn's "Bus Stop" role : CHERIE
89. Transfer : PASSON
90. Fixed : RIGGED
92. Maine Senator : SNOWE
93. Nasty : SNIDE
96. Milieu for Queen Elizabeth II : OCEAN
97. What a star may stand for : STATE
98. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
101. Without restraint : INSPADES
103. A party to : INON
104. Bar on wheels : CLUBCAR
106. Hook shape : ESS
108. Scrape (out) : EKE

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