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New York Times, Sunday, November 28, 2004

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {VXZ} This is puzzle # 129 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Family-friendly ratings : PGS
4. Natl. Grapefruit Mo. : FEB
7. "How Dry ___" : IAM
10. Fragrant hair ointment : POMADE
16. They may go for big bucks : DOES
18. Fat substitute : OLESTRA
20. Ones fit for kings and queens? : PERCALES
22. Attractions at the Thanksgiving parade in old Pennsylvania? : QUAKERFLOATS
24. Disturbs : AGITATES
25. Volcanic rock : BASALT
26. Holder of an insect's DNA? : FLYCHROMOSOME
28. Big Ten rival: Abbr. : ACC
29. Not waver from : KEEPTO
32. Chantilly's department : OISE
33. Go after : CHASE
35. Not likely to pose nude : SHY
36. Recipe amts. : TSPS
38. Many a vacationer's need : SITTER
44. Fab Four film : HELP
45. Fraternity letter : ETA
46. "Don't bother!" : SKIPIT
48. Longtime Dolphins coach : SHULA
49. Syndicated advice column from a couch potato? : LETTERSTODEARFLABBY
53. Kind of garage : TWOCAR
55. Mattress filler : AIR
56. Kooky Kovacs : ERNIE
57. Leaves after a meal? : TEAS
58. Complain : REPINE
59. Weight : ONUS
61. Dublin hangouts : PUBS
63. Opinion piece : ESSAY
64. Reverse image? : PHOTOFLOP
68. Deduce : INFER
72. Dress material for a ball : LAME
74. Make-up person? : LIAR
75. "The Lion in Winter" star, 1968 : OTOOLE
76. What the Lincoln Memorial faces : EAST
79. Poets' feet : IAMBI
83. Two years before Claudius was murdered : LII
84. Undo a secession : REJOIN
85. Office manager's oversight of felt-tip pens? : FLAIRTRAFFICCONTROL
89. Captain's order : TOSEA
90. Adam's first wife, in Jewish folklore : LILITH
91. Article in France-Soir : LES
92. Captain of 1960's TV : KIRK
95. Handles : SEESTO
97. ___ the Great (boy detective) : NATE
98. Parlor transaction : BET
99. Fundamental physics particle : MESON
100. Disney or Whitman : WALT
102. Pitcher : TOSSER
104. "Oz" network : HBO
105. Background of roses, irises, etc.? : FLORALHISTORY
112. Woody vines : LIANES
114. Stew morsel : LIMABEAN
115. Ones using "the facilities"? : HEADFLUSHERS
118. Cordial : ANISETTE
119. Season, in a way : ADDSALT
120. "Now, about ..." : ASTO
121. Does greenhouse work : WATERS
122. Suffix with expert : ISE
123. Actor Vigoda : ABE
124. Carrier to Oslo : SAS
1. Composer of "Oedipus Tex" and "A Little Nightmare Music" : PDQBACH
2. Opaque watercolor technique : GOUACHE
3. The "surf" in some surf 'n' turf dinners : SEASCALLOPS
4. Strength : FORTE
5. Seasonal worker : ELF
6. Ann Patchett novel "___ Canto" : BEL
7. Author Calvino : ITALO
8. So SoHo : ARTY
9. Neither fem. nor neut. : MASC
10. Prepares, as a surface for painting : PRIMES
11. Prefix with -pod : OCTO
12. "Serpico" author : MAAS
13. Violist's clef : ALTO
14. Judge : DEEM
15. Latin 101 verb : ESSE
17. Cousin of reggae : SKA
19. Pushover : SOFTY
20. Arrondissement resident : PARISIAN
21. Bruisable things : EGOS
23. Berlin-born Sommer : ELKE
27. Drawing site : HOPPER
30. Italian noble family name : ESTE
31. Exodus figure : PHARAOH
34. Neurology, oncology, cardiology, etc. : SPECIALTIES
36. Round stopper, for short : TKO
37. Fries or slaw : SIDE
39. Archipelago unit: Abbr. : ISL
40. "I'm serious!" : THATSNOJOKE
41. Bazooka part : TUBE
42. Portoferraio is its chief town : ELBA
43. You can catch them on a beach : RAYS
45. Raison d'___ : ETRE
46. Building support : STRUT
47. Linda in 1990's news : TRIPP
50. Singer Tucker : TANYA
51. ___-American relations : SINO
52. French fire : FEU
53. Three, to Amati : TRE
54. Craven who directed "Swamp Thing" : WES
60. Fifth of a scale : SOL
62. Snake, by nature : BITER
64. Unit of wisdom? : PEARL
65. Pilfer : FILCH
66. Of the flock : LAIC
67. 1983 World Series champs : ORIOLES
69. Stupidity : FOOLISHNESS
70. The "E" of R.E.O. Speedwagon : ELI
71. Stimpy's cartoon pal : REN
73. Cambridge sch. : MIT
75. Leftovers for Fido : ORTS
76. New newts : EFTS
77. Skin care item : ALOE
78. Postpaid encl. : SASE
80. Suburban Philadelphia area : MAINLINE
81. Notes hit by divas : BFLATS
82. "___ ain't broke ..." : IFIT
86. No-goodnik : RAT
87. Resident: Suffix : ITE
88. The pucks stop here : NETS
93. Diva Peters : ROBERTA
94. Site of King Minos' palace : KNOSSOS
96. Wide-eyed young 'uns : OWLETS
98. Western actor William et al. : BOYDS
99. Dr.'s orders : MRIS
101. "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for ___" (Oliver Sacks book) : AHAT
102. Profession : TRADE
103. Rinse, as with a solvent : ELUTE
105. Bug, to so speak : FLAW
106. Director Wertmuller : LINA
107. Leave off : OMIT
108. Flatten, in Falmouth : RASE
109. But, to Brahms : ABER
110. Pad ___ (noodle dish) : THAI
111. Ref. volumes : OEDS
113. "So you're the culprit!" : AHA
116. Plane watcher: Abbr. : FAA
117. Barrister's deg. : LLB

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