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New York Times, Sunday, November 27, 2011

Author: Jeff Chen
Editor: Will Shortz
Jeff Chen
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Chen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

JimH notes: This beautiful design gets added to my Grid Art page.
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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Test-drive : DEMO
5. Scintillate : SHINE
10. Who wrote "By their own follies they perished, the fools" : HOMER
15. Name of nine Thai kings : RAMA
19. Name of five Norwegian kings : OLAV
20. Dogpatch yokel : ABNER
21. Name on a B-29 : ENOLA
22. "What ___?" : OFIT
23. Pirates of the Caribbean, e.g. : RIDE
24. Full of strong feelings : HOTANDHEAVY
26. Instinctive desire : URGE
27. Villainous role for Montalb√°n : KHAN
28. Bedelia of children's literature : AMELIA
29. Fearsome creature with plates on its back : STEGOSAUR
31. Something to enjoy on a beach : SUMMERBREEZE
34. More foamy : SUDSIER
35. "Let's make ___ true Daily Double, Alex" : ITA
36. Two on a line : ENDS
39. Razz : NEEDLE
40. Sleaze : FILTH
43. Mata ___ (spy) : HARI
47. Contented sighs : AAHS
49. Start of many Portuguese place names : SAO
50. Family ___ : UNIT
51. Gloomy : MOROSE
53. Irving Berlin's "___ Be Surprised" : YOUD
55. Area 51 holdings, supposedly : UFOS
58. Flavor enhancer : MSG
59. Representatives in a foreign country : CONSULS
60. Italian woman : DONNA
62. Amount past due? : TRE
63. N.C.A.A. part: Abbr. : ATH
64. Absorbed, in a way : ATE
65. Breach : GAP
66. Qatari bank note : RIYAL
67. It has a crown : HAT
68. Turner who led a rebellion : NAT
69. Musician's asset : RHYTHM
71. Where the vice president presides : SENATE
72. Grp. with the 1973 gold album "Brain Salad Surgery" : ELP
73. Windy City rail inits. : CTA
74. Dud : LEMON
75. Green hue : PEA
76. Perfection, for some : TEN
77. Opus ___ : DEI
78. Rams, but not dams : HES
79. Rice-___ : ARONI
80. All together : ENMASSE
82. Dismiss : AXE
83. Abbr. on a B-52 : USAF
85. Dance partner? : SONG
86. Early online forum : USENET
87. Gillette brand name : TRAC
88. Gift in "The Gift of the Magi" : FOB
90. Classic soft drink brand : NEHI
92. Land o' blarney : ERIN
93. Words on an information desk : ASKME
94. Crow with a powerful voice : SHERYL
97. Guidelines: Abbr. : STDS
99. Moo ___ pork : SHU
100. Seaside : COASTAL
102. He might put chills up your spine : OLDMANWINTER
110. Perfectly : ONTHENOSE
113. Edith's cranky husband : ARCHIE
114. Not straight : AWRY
115. Dept. of Labor arm : OSHA
116. Started sneezing and sniffling, say : CAUGHTACOLD
118. Sorvino of "Mighty Aphrodite" : MIRA
119. Opponents of us : THEM
120. Architect Jones : INIGO
121. Singer Susan with the 2009 #1 album "I Dreamed a Dream" : BOYLE
122. Wood alternative : IRON
123. "No problem!" : SURE
124. Fancy car starter? : ASTON
125. Family of Slammin' Sammy : SOSAS
126. Some shooters, for short : SLRS
1. Uncool set : DORKS
2. Root of politics : ELIHU
3. Lady's address : MADAM
4. Digit protector : OVENMITT
5. Bygone Las Vegas hotel/casino with a roller coaster : SAHARA
6. Certain W.M.D. : HBOMB
7. Lay to rest : INTER
8. Writer Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
9. Singer Tennessee ___ Ford : ERNIE
10. Sly laugh sound : HEH
11. Low dice roll : ONES
12. Castle guard : MOAT
13. Some cobblers of lore : ELVES
14. Sci-fi zapper : RAYGUN
15. "The Social Contract" philosopher : ROUSSEAU
16. Suffering from nyctophobia : AFRAIDOFTHEDARK
17. Author Cervantes : MIGUEL
18. On the ground, in ballet : ATERRE
25. Flabbergast : DAZE
30. Some of Keats's feats : ODES
32. Neighbor of Sudan: Abbr. : ETH
33. "Bambi" character : ENA
37. Walter Mitty, e.g. : DAYDREAMER
38. Lock : SHOOIN
40. Master criminal of books and film : FUMANCHU
41. Establishes : INSTATES
42. Weighing hardly anything : LIGHTASAFEATHER
43. Time in Hawaii, maybe : HONEYMOON
44. MGM motto starter : ARS
45. Question asked to one with a hangover : ROUGHNIGHT
46. Malcolm X adopted it : ISLAM
48. Kuomintang co-founder : SUNYATSEN
51. Is protective of : MOTHERS
52. Particularly: Abbr. : ESP
54. "CSI" procedure : DNATEST
56. Grilling procedure : ORALEXAM
57. Bit of stage scenery : SETPIECE
59. "Cheers" waitress : CARLA
61. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
70. British weights : TONNES
71. One of a standard group of five : SENSE
75. Little bit of French? : PEU
81. Singer DiFranco : ANI
84. "Bad!" : FORSHAME
87. Ring of Fire perils : TSUNAMIS
89. Eight bits : BYTE
91. It may precede a kiss : IDO
93. Yellowfin tuna : AHI
94. Skedaddles : SCOOTS
95. Island south of Tsugaru Strait : HONSHU
96. Italian automaker since 1906 : LANCIA
98. Adirondack chair element : SLAT
99. Hosts of the 1912 Olympics : SWEDES
101. Some shark products : LOANS
103. Bits : DRABS
104. Marilyn who hosted 1980s TV's "Solid Gold" : MCCOO
105. Mates' cries : AHOYS
106. Nabisco brand : NILLA
107. Pirouette : TWIRL
108. Boot, in baseball, e.g. : ERROR
109. "___ Hope" : RYANS
111. Corporate bigwig : SUIT
112. Frozen food brand : EGGO
117. Sweetie : HON

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