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New York Times, Sunday, November 5, 2000

Author: Michael S. Maurer
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael S. Maurer
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 77 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Headliner : STAR
5. Where a stranger may be taken in : HOSPICE
12. Wall Street activity : TRADING
19. Attire : HABIT
21. Authorize : ENTITLE
22. Picture receivers : RETINAE
23. Football's ___ Bowl : ALAMO
24. Partner of 60-Across : FEATHER
25. Classic answer to "Where's your homework?" : ILOSTIT
26. People with a poll position? : VOTERS
28. Doughy : ASHEN
29. Put on : GAIN
30. Clockmaker ___ Terry : ELI
31. From Okla. City to Tulsa : ENE
32. Irritable : TETCHY
34. Where the monkey-puzzle tree grows : CHILE
36. Once, once : ERST
37. Part of a wedding reception : TOAST
38. Wrathful one in a "Star Trek" sequel : KHAN
39. Dash : VIM
41. Where a hockey team has the advantage : HOMEICE
44. Bearded, in a way : AWNED
46. Hanukkah centerpiece : MENORAH
50. "The Tempest" king : ALONSO
51. Partner of 76-Across : DRIED
52. Songbird : REDSTART
53. Where Solomon's navy was built : REDSEA
54. Go by bus : RIDE
55. Partner of 88-Across : SET
56. Makes waves? : PERMS
57. To be, in old Rome : ESSE
58. Dug, in a way : SPADED
60. Partner of 24-Across : TAR
61. Partner of 108-Across : ADAY
62. Wild West transport : STAGE
63. Make true : ALIGN
65. Take on : HIRE
68. Call for help : SOS
69. 1972 Olympics site : MUNICH
71. Actress Gershon : GINA
75. Partner of 29-Down : TONIC
76. Partner of 51-Across : CUT
77. Connectors appropriate to this puzzle : ANDS
78. Deserved : EARNED
80. More than admire : MARVELAT
82. Introduction : PROEM
83. Filch : THIEVE
84. Like some church statements : CREEDAL
85. "Cabaret" director : FOSSE
86. Song parts : STANZAS
87. Flock tender, for short : REV
88. Partner of 55-Across : WASH
89. Earthlike shape : GEOID
90. Partner of 115-Across : PINS
93. End early : ABORT
95. Not as aloof : WARMER
97. Masterpiece : GEM
100. John ___ Lennon : ONO
101. Family : CLAN
102. Declaration of Independence signee : PAINE
104. Rush : SCURRY
106. Precook : PARBOIL
108. Partner of 61-Across : FOREVER
110. On-line group : USERS
111. Wild : UNTAMED
112. Dyemaking chemical : ANILINE
113. Just not done : TABOO
114. They go around in the kitchen : PEELERS
115. Partner of 90-Across : NEEDLES
116. Bit of greenery : FERN
1. Partner of 79-Down : SHAVE
2. It may connect a limb to a branch : TALON
3. Ease : ABATE
4. Frost : RIME
5. Nickname in adult publishing : HEF
6. Like an hour-long play, perhaps : ONEACT
7. Hide : STASH
8. Like many adages : PITHY
9. Jackie Wilson's "Am ___ Man" : ITHE
10. Came to grips with? : CLENCHED
11. Suffix with sonnet : EER
12. Partner of 98-Down : TRIAL
13. Saying "aah," perhaps : RELIEVED
14. Piles : ATON
15. Put down, to Puff Daddy : DIS
16. Ensepulcher : INTER
17. Catches but good : NAILS
18. Partner of 101-Down : GETIT
20. Partner of 41-Down : TORTOISE
27. Beach area : SEACOAST
29. Partner of 75-Across : GIN
33. Lao-___ : TSE
35. Kept : HAD
36. Was a bad player, perhaps : EMOTED
37. Ex-lax? : TENSE
38. Injured sneakily : KNEED
40. Harness : INSPAN
41. Partner of 20-Down : HARE
42. Shouts to toreadors : OLES
43. Up-to-date dressers : MODS
44. Superlatively Saharan : ARIDEST
45. Partner of 85-Down : WIDE
46. Kind of unit : METRIC
47. Hard to find, to Hadrian : RARA
48. Kind of unit : ARMY
49. Alts. : HTS
51. Protract : DRAGOUT
52. Flaubert style : REALISM
55. One who envies the sitter? : STANDEE
59. Pioneer in probability : PASCAL
62. Withdraw : SECEDE
64. Rundown areas : GHETTOES
65. Frost : HOAR
66. Message starter : INRE
67. Kansas and Kentucky : RIVERS
69. Sedgy stretch : MARSH
70. Juan's ones : UNOS
71. Tough job : GRIND
72. Don Juan's mother : INEZ
73. St. Petersburg's river : NEVA
74. Thirst quenchers : ADES
75. HBO alternative : TMC
79. Partner of 1-Down : AHAIRCUT
81. Necklace pendant : LAVALIER
82. Put off : POSTPONE
85. Partner of 45-Down : FAR
86. School yr. part : SEM
88. Didn't just place : WON
89. "The Third Man" author : GREENE
90. Easy catch : POPUP
91. Cockamamie : INANE
92. Rio Grande do ___ (Natal's state) : NORTE
94. Gets bare on top : BALDS
95. Handle : WIELD
96. Part of the ear : ANVIL
97. Loon's cousin : GREBE
98. Partner of 12-Down : ERROR
99. Biblical words repeated after "O Absalom" : MYSON
101. Partner of 18-Down : COME
103. Two-time Indy winner Luyendyk : ARIE
105. Flyboy's org. : USAF
107. ___ masqué : BAL
108. Shoot the breeze? : FAN
109. Attorney's object : RES

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