BREAKING A PART

New York Times, Sunday, November 3, 2002

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 69 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
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1. Fluid container : SAC
4. Causes redness : SHAMES
10. Kind of power : VETO
14. Arid Asian region : GOBI
18. "What did you say?" : HUH
19. Work from Lichtenstein : POPART
20. Unreactive : INERT
22. ___ Picone (clothing maker) : EVAN
23. Disposed of : ATE
24. The Washington Monument? : ASPIRETOGREATNESS
27. Beats in battle : WORSTS
29. Of a color scheme : TONAL
30. Spiteful shout : SOTHERE
31. Elbow : POKE
32. Pigment that's a provitamin : CAROTENE
34. Fall : AUTUMN
36. Gets married? : TAKESAMISS
38. Cheat on a diet : NOSH
40. Response to revelations : ISEE
41. Contrive : BREW
42. Calendar pgs. : MOS
43. What the adorable Southern belle had? : ACUTEACCENT
46. Raise, as prices : STEEPEN
48. Low places : VALES
50. Urban reformer Jacob : RIIS
51. Cartoon dog : REN
52. Unpartnered : SOLO
53. Home away from home, maybe : DORM
54. Crime-fighting grp. : FBI
57. Stops playing hangman after the first wrong guess? : QUITSWHILEONEISAHEAD
63. Certain Muslim : SUNNI
64. Overhead light? : HALO
65. Bros : PALS
66. Hotel room listing : RATES
67. Compliment paid to an artful hit man? : YOUGOTAWAYWITHMURDER
71. Not well-defined : DIM
72. Quiet moment : LULL
73. Member of the other side : ANTI
74. Neither's partner : NOR
75. Daughter of Zeus : HEBE
76. Stubborn : MULEY
78. Brightest star after Sirius : CANOPUS
82. Performs "Frère Jacques" in concert? : PLAYSAROUND
86. Banquet : SUP
87. Put in the hole : SANK
88. Food fish : CARP
89. Like some verses : SUNG
90. Portly sailor? : AVASTMATEY
93. Abolitionist senator Charles : SUMNER
96. Rafter connectors : TIEBEAMS
98. What a celebrity may carry : AURA
99. Element in vacuum tube filaments : THORIUM
101. Folk/country singer Griffith : NANCI
102. Noncompromiser : PURIST
104. Official flower of Phoenix? : AROSEFROMTHEASHES
107. Kind of operation : CIA
108. Carnegie ___ : DELI
109. Rising and falling : TIDAL
110. Sergeant's yell : ATEASE
111. Down : ILL
112. Great, slangily : ACES
113. Appealing : SEXY
114. Security system part : SENSOR
115. The pros say it : AYE
1. "Man and Superman" playwright : SHAW
2. Mechanic's item : AUTOPART
3. One of the Five Civilized Nations : CHEROKEE
4. Outpourings : SPATES
5. Dan Blocker role on 60's TV : HOSS
6. Piece of software, for short : APP
7. Rum cocktails : MAITAIS
8. Bugs : ERRORS
9. They serve dictators : STENOS
10. Concern of some media watchdogs : VIOLENCE
11. Official lang. of Malta : ENG
12. Superlatively brief : TERSEST
13. Modern ice cream flavor : OREO
14. Subject for Gregor Mendel : GENETICS
15. Cause of depletion : OVERUSE
16. They may play first : BASEMEN
17. Favored bunch : INS
21. "Ciao!" : TATA
25. Work with a shuttle : TAT
26. Corpus Christi's day: Abbr. : THU
28. Making fun of mercilessly : SKEWERING
32. "Let's roll" : CMON
33. Entre ___ : NOUS
35. Bring in : NET
36. "Dinner & A Movie" airer : TBS
37. Church chorus : AMENS
39. Daring : HEROISM
43. Soothing stuff : ALOE
44. Hauteur : AIRS
45. Edna Ferber novel : CIMARRON
47. Leafstalks : PETIOLES
48. Proud cry : VOILA
49. Cast iron, e.g. : ALLOY
52. Wrap : SHAWL
53. Its busiest street is Chandni Chowk : DELHI
54. Garden party : FETE
55. Heavyweight champ of 1934 : BAER
56. Air travelers' needs, for short : IDS
57. What Sartre said? : QUOI
58. Coined word? : UNUM
59. Ones who go after big schools? : WHALERS
60. Offer thoughts : OPINE
61. Very smart : NATTY
62. Extinct duck-billed beast : HADROSAUR
63. Old cartoonist Hoff : SYD
68. Big brass : TUBA
69. "Peyton Place" producer Jerry : WALD
70. Not likely (to) : UNAPT
75. Cause of some staring : HYPNOSIS
76. Certain bond, informally : MUNI
77. Roughly : UNGENTLY
78. Ornery one : CUSS
79. Former Rep. Schroeder : PATRICIA
80. With reservations : UNEASILY
81. What's up? : SKY
82. Dell products, in brief : PCS
83. Toulouse-___ : LAUTREC
84. Top opening : ARMHOLE
85. Render obsolete : OUTMODE
86. Three-stringed instrument : SAMISEN
90. Lover of Dido, in myth : AENEAS
91. Give up : VACATE
92. Classic German-made rifle : MAUSER
94. Before : ERE
95. Falling out : RIFT
97. "What nonsense!" : BAH
100. "Mitla Pass" author : URIS
102. Dominican dollar : PESO
103. Any "Twilight Zone" episode : TALE
104. Oklahoma town : ADA
105. Upper limit, informally : MAX
106. Undergoes : HAS

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