PER-PLEXITIES

New York Times, Sunday, November 27, 1994

Author: Jacques Liwer
Editor: Will Shortz
Jacques Liwer
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 79 Missing: {QWXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Liwer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ripoffs : SCAMS
6. Ventricles' outlets : AORTAS
12. Kind of cheese : GRATED
18. Central Asian capital : KABUL
19. Necked : SPOONED
21. Immigrant, to the British : INCOMER
23. Riled up : IRATE
24. Dog assessing shoplifting, e.g.? : PETRATINGACRIME
26. "The Birthday Party" playwright : PINTER
28. Double-crosser : RAT
29. Money-changer's profit : AGIO
30. Faux pas : SLIP
31. Look-alikes' container : POD
32. Jean Laffite et al. : PIRATES
35. Triple-decker sandwich : CLUB
38. _____ du Diable : ILE
39. Environmentally concerned : ECO
40. Intrafamily chat? : SONTOSONPHONECALL
44. Bombast : RANT
46. Sun. talk : SER
47. Supervision : CARE
48. Stretch : CRANE
49. Passe : OUT
52. Fathers : SIRES
53. _____ di Como, Italia : LAGO
54. What laid-off workers need to remember? : SEVERANCEPAYS
60. Do an antique dealer's job : DATE
61. Handed down : TRADITIONAL
62. Idol's place : PEDESTAL
66. Something to believe in : ISM
67. Capone's nemesis : NESS
68. Audi rival : SAAB
70. Charlottesville sch. : UVA
71. Made a successful stand : REPULSED
75. Used a stethoscope : AUSCULTATED
79. Fox and others, informally : NETS
80. Falsely sent legal panel to insane asylum? : COMMITTEDJURY
82. Variety of cotton : PIMA
83. Papal tribunals : ROTAS
84. "This _____ stickup!" : ISA
85. Alpinist's need : PITON
86. Landed : ALIT
87. Grazing land : LEA
90. Ice-T servings? : RAPS
94. Inexpensive Sherlock Holmes job? : SEVENCENTSOLUTION
99. Part of TNT : TRI
100. Thai's neighbor : LAO
101. Cravings : YENS
102. Treaty site of 1925 : LOCARNO
103. Musical notes : LAS
104. Cost of playing : ANTE
106. "Mark Trail" cartoonist Ed : DODD
109. Firing squad order : AIM
110. Like some knights : ERRANT
112. Hobo gridlock? : BUMTOBUMTRAFFIC
117. Kind of pie : MINCE
118. Latecomer, perhaps : STANDEE
119. Lustrous fabrics : SATEENS
120. China _____ (showy bloom) : ASTER
121. Slowpokes : SNAILS
122. Poor man's penthouse : GARRET
123. Approximates : NEARS
1. Ship officer (with orders for this puzzle?) : SKIPPER
2. Latin dance : CARIOCA
3. Wild _____ : ABANDON
4. American Kennel Club outcast : MUTT
5. Is in Morpheus' arms : SLEEPS
6. Uraeus, in ancient Egypt : ASP
7. Run : OPERATE
8. Spinner : ROTATOR
9. High-calorie desserts : TORTES
10. Compilation : ANA
11. Bristle : SETA
12. Hired escort : GIGOLO
13. Cell component : RNA
14. U.N.C. athletic grp. : ACC
15. High points : TORS
16. Mexican revolutionary Zapata : EMILIANO
17. "The King of Kings" director : DEMILLE
20. Archaeological site : DIG
22. Throw off : REPEL
25. Fitting places : NICHES
27. Sugarloaf Mountain site : RIO
33. Hosp. staffers : RNS
34. Get-together : SOCIAL
36. Nude : UNCLAD
37. Rail at : BERATE
41. _____ a one : NARY
42. H.S.T. or R.M.N. : PRES
43. Batting equipment : CAGES
45. Nailed obliquely : TOED
50. Swiss canton : URI
51. Matter of retaliation : TAT
52. Vichy et al. : SPAS
54. Fuss : STIR
55. Gaelic : ERSE
56. Seductress : VAMP
57. Ball teams : NINES
58. Like Yale since 1969 : COED
59. Nav. officer : ENS
60. Society event : DEBUT
62. Deal : PACT
63. Outfit for Pavlova : TUTU
64. State : AVER
65. 1980 Kenny Rogers hit : LADY
68. First graders' work : SUMS
69. "_____ live and breathe!" : ASI
72. Merge : UNITE
73. Like many furniture sprays : LEMONY
74. Posture : STANCE
75. Powerful explosive : AMATOL
76. Ring around the collar? : LEI
77. Some sports scores : TDS
78. Open a bit : AJAR
80. Future stallion : COLT
81. Elevator inventor : OTIS
82. Basketball center, e.g. : PIVOTMAN
83. King's _____ : RANSOM
85. Tiny people : PEANUTS
87. Friction match : LUCIFER
88. Loosely woven fabric : ETAMINE
89. Kind of ball or bill : AIR
91. New Year's bowl site : ATLANTA
92. Vixen's mate : PRANCER
93. Swoosie Kurtz TV series : SISTERS
94. Road parts : SLABS
95. Puts on : ENDUES
96. Slip-on : LOAFER
97. Unseparated : ONE
98. Oklahoma city : NORMAN
105. Lab item : ETNA
107. Sot's woe : DTS
108. Race, in a way : DRAG
111. Low hill : RISE
113. _____ et amo (expression of mixed feelings) : ODI
114. Sounds unit : BEL
115. _____ standstill : ATA
116. Ill. time : CST

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