AFTER ALL...

New York Times, Sunday, November 20, 1994

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kitchen pest : ROACH
6. John, in Wales : EVAN
10. Any fellow : BUD
13. Some are historic : SITES
18. "L.A. Law" lawyer : ARNIE
19. Desperate : DIRE
20. Pequod captain : AHAB
22. "Fiddlesticks!" : PSHAW
23. OY : METALLICMIXTURE
26. Winged : ALATE
27. Have _____ at : AGO
28. Sulking fit : PET
29. Newel shapers : LATHES
30. Dugout : CANOE
31. Newspaper editor Charles Anderson _____ : DANA
33. Class that uses 29-Across : SHOP
36. Marks out : XES
37. 1990 movie "_____ Tie Me Down!" : TIEMEUP
39. Hill and namesakes : ANITAS
41. More current : NEWER
43. Word with Band or Farm : AID
44. Followers : ISTS
45. AY : SOOTHEFEARS
47. Like some vins : BLANC
49. "Rhinoceros" playwright : IONESCO
50. Food flavorer : DILL
52. Custard base : EGGS
55. Menacing : SCARY
58. Like Mozart : VIENNESE
60. Way to go : ROUTE
62. Blew in, so to speak : CAME
63. Candy brand : PEZ
64. "_____ life!" : GETA
65. Pampered : CODDLED
67. One at Orly : UNE
68. EN : DIRECTORWOODY
71. Itinerary portion : LEG
72. They're plucked : BANJOES
74. Selene's counterpart : LUNA
75. Sight: Fr. : VUE
76. 1989 Literature Nobelist : CELA
77. Extend : ADDON
78. Walker of football : HERSCHEL
80. Bacchus attendant : SATYR
81. Clarifying words : ASIN
82. Palindromic time : NOON
83. Not as timely : TARDIER
85. "Over my dead body!" : NEVER
87. EY : BOWLINGLANE
91. Jazz theme : RIFF
94. Wheat stalk part : AWN
95. Skiwear : PARKA
96. Not so strict : LOOSER
97. Recruits : ENROLLS
99. _____ pump : AIR
100. Literary homophone for 99-Across : EYRE
102. '70s tennis champ Smith : STAN
103. Burning : AFIRE
104. Red and silver, e.g. : MAPLES
107. N.Y.S.E. listing : ATT
109. Swedish cents : ORE
110. British cents : PENCE
111. OT : APPORTIONSHARES
115. In the beaver state? : EAGER
116. Pinlike : NEAT
117. Milton's "sweetest nymph" : ECHO
118. Survive : EXIST
119. Habit : DRESS
120. Literary monogram : RLS
121. Drudge : PEON
122. Shaw contemporary : YEATS
1. Park shelters : RAMADAS
2. Stew seasoning : OREGANO
3. Prospero's brother : ANTONIO
4. McLean, Va., grp. : CIA
5. Teen movie of 1965 : HELP
6. Mythologist Hamilton : EDITH
7. Tracer of note : VIC
8. Fortify : ARM
9. Screenwriter Jordan of "The Crying Game" : NEIL
10. One who's up : BATTER
11. Casual noes : UHUHS
12. Venture : DARE
13. Leeway : SPACE
14. AH : ISLAMICGOD
15. Scottish chieftains : THANES
16. Leave the kitchen : EATOUT
17. Important TV period : SWEEPS
21. "Hush!" : BESTILL
24. Moderate : LESSEN
25. Graph lines : XAXES
32. Costume : ATTIRE
34. It fits all : ONESIZE
35. '60s catchword : PEACE
38. Social reformer Wells : IDA
40. "Hey there!" : AHOY
42. Motorist's goof : WRONGTURN
43. Having the stuff : ABLE
46. Thermometers measure them : FEVERS
48. Square : NERDY
50. Vocal opponent : DETRACTOR
51. Caesarean section? : ISAW
53. Esophagus : GULLET
54. Stalwart : STEELY
55. Gear type : SCUBA
56. "O" follower : CANADA
57. What former foes make : AMENDS
59. Some Plymouths : NEONS
61. Literary award : EDGAR
63. Pizza : PIE
65. Hopeful plea : COULDI
66. "_____ to Psyche" : ODE
68. "Death Be Not Proud" poet : DONNE
69. Singer Laine : CLEO
70. "Gray's Anatomy" feature : OVERLAY
73. Y : JOINFORCES
76. Mexican novelist Fuentes : CARLOS
78. Saddle part : HORN
79. Ex-Aussie P.M. Bob : HAWKE
80. Utah's state flower : SEGO
82. Guy with a deadline : NEWSMAN
84. Miniature harbors : INLETS
86. Kilmer of "Top Gun" : VAL
87. Ecdysiast : BARER
88. Columbia River port : ASTORIA
89. Directions-inquiry word : NEAREST
90. Conductor Ansermet et al. : ERNESTS
91. Brought in : REAPED
92. How some people live : INFEAR
93. Extreme : FRINGE
95. Northwest workers : PILOTS
98. Certain looks : LEERS
99. Shock : APPAL
101. Babbled : RANON
105. Parodist : APER
106. Procedure part : STEP
108. Community center, for short : THEY
112. Chill : ICE
113. "I get it now!" : OHO
114. Can : AXE

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