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New York Times, Sunday, November 2, 2008

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 163 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Precipitate : ABRUPT
7. Amplifier jack letters : MIC
10. Liveliness : ESPRIT
16. "Sort of" ending : ISH
19. Full assembly : PLENUM
20. Nabokov heroine : ADA
21. Falafel sandwich sauce : TAHINI
22. Never, in Nürnberg : NIE
23. They work on Steinways : TUNERS
24. Where you might see 115-Across : COMICBOOKCOVER
27. They're hidden in a Hirschfeld sketch : NINAS
28. Others, in Latin : ALII
29. Tie followers, briefly : OTS
30. Rubber that meets the road : TIRE
31. Coffee order : ONESUGAR
34. Deceive : LIETO
36. Consumers : EATERS
38. Pumpkin bomb-throwing enemy of 115-Across, with "the" : GREENGOBLIN
40. Scottish cattle breed : GALLOWAY
42. "Show me!" : PROVEIT
43. Gibson's "Ransom" co-star : RUSSO
44. Prominent stars in constellations : BETAS
49. What's more : AND
50. Food writer Rombauer and others : IRMAS
52. Related to base eight : OCTAL
56. Royals abroad, maybe : EXILES
58. "___ see" : SOI
60. Go (for) : OPT
61. Bandleader Puente : TITO
62. Scratch cause : CATFIGHT
65. Leaves behind : DITCHES
68. "London Fields" author : AMIS
69. Taliban leader : OMAR
70. Way overseas : TAO
71. French goose : OIE
72. Mess up : ERR
73. Plant with tendrils : VINE
74. Selfish cry before and after "all" : MINE
75. Sight from the Bering Sea : SIBERIA
77. Astrologers' work : READINGS
79. Geraint's beloved : ENID
80. Vintage wheels : REO
81. System of beliefs : ISM
83. Baby carrier brand : SNUGLI
84. Dress lines : SEAMS
86. Singer Lauper : CYNDI
88. Legal org. : ABA
91. Plus : ASSET
92. Loathing : ODIUM
94. Shoelace ends: Var. : AIGLETS
97. Handel opera based on Greek myth : ATALANTA
100. Film star who played 38-Across : WILLEMDAFOE
105. Resemble : BELIKE
106. Wish granters : GENII
108. The planet Venus : HESPERUS
110. Memo starter : ATTN
111. Lux. locale : EUR
112. "___ fool ..." : IMNO
114. Identify from memory : PLACE
115. Theme of this puzzle : THEAMAZINGSPIDERMAN
119. Lighthearted : BLITHE
120. Suffix with puppet : EER
121. Extremely : EVERSO
122. Pupil's spot : EYE
123. It's covered by a sleeve : RECORD
124. Hosp. staff : DRS
125. Learn easily : TAKETO
126. Beam : RAY
127. Firewood measures : STERES
1. 10-G, e.g.: Abbr. : APTNO
2. Laundry whitener : BLUING
3. Actor Jeremy of "North Country" : RENNER
4. Nervousness : UNEASE
5. Run down : PURSUE
6. Some intellectual property: Abbr. : TMS
7. Chewy cookie : MACAROON
8. Immunity ___ on "Survivor" : IDOL
9. Monet painting also known as "The Woman in the Green Dress" : CAMILLE
10. And more: Abbr. : ETC
11. Wooden shoe : SABOT
12. 115-Across's day job : PHOTOGRAPHER
13. They run through South America : RIOS
14. Publicity : INK
15. Peculiarity : TIC
16. Visible : INVIEW
17. California's High ___ : SIERRA
18. Joan of Arc's crime : HERESY
25. Visual presentation of what gave 115-Across special powers : IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIISPIDER
26. Tentacled enemy of 115-Across : OTTOOCTAVIUS
32. Economics fig. : GNP
33. Indian fort locale : AGRA
35. ___'acte : ENTR
36. High ways? : ELS
37. To boot : ALSO
39. Drawers in a laundry room : BVDS
41. Hardly luxurious : AUSTERE
44. Looks good on : BECOMES
45. Assay : EXAMINE
46. Largest moon of Uranus : TITANIA
47. Film star who played 26-Down : ALFREDMOLINA
48. Quattro + due : SEI
51. Comfy shoe : MOC
53. Stopwatch info : TIMINGS
54. All excited : ATINGLE
55. Goes ballistic : LOSESIT
57. Company leaders: Abbr. : SGTS
59. Bouquet : ODOR
63. Mohawk, for one : HAIRCUT
64. Film star who played 115-Across : TOBEYMAGUIRE
66. White-glove affairs : TEAS
67. Sp. matrons : SRAS
76. Big time? : EON
78. Modern test subj. : DNA
82. "Scenes From a ___" (Woody Allen film) : MALL
85. Home of Rapid City: Abbr. : SDAK
87. Setting of the painting "Washington Crossing the Delaware" : DAWN
89. Natural sweetener : BEEHONEY
90. "Don't look ___ that way!" : ATME
93. Suffix with glass : INE
95. Dim perception : GLIMMER
96. Old campus grp. : SDS
97. Let up : ABATED
98. Stake attachment, maybe : TETHER
99. Takes in, say : ALTERS
101. Small program : APPLET
102. Girl's name meaning "happy" : FELICE
103. Person with a public address : ORATOR
104. Swindle : EUCHRE
107. Young business partner? : ERNST
109. Beginnings : SEEDS
111. Book before Daniel: Abbr. : EZEK
113. Water brand : NAYA
116. Intersected : MET
117. Glamorous Gardner : AVA
118. Sticky stuff : GOO
119. Abbr. in a real estate ad : BRS

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