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New York Times, Sunday, November 5, 2006

Author: Derrick Niederman
Editor: Will Shortz
Derrick Niederman
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Niederman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fooling (around) : MESSING
8. Open, in a way : UNCAP
13. 7, on modern phones : PQRS
17. Alternatively : ELSE
21. "Way to go!" : ATTABOY
22. Weeping daughter of Tantalus : NIOBE
23. Perfectly, after "to" : ATEE
24. Must have : NEED
25. White ___ House : CHRISTMASTREE
27. Moved to and fro : WIGWAGGED
29. Adds to the pot, say : RAISES
30. Each : PER
31. "The Sound of Music" name : TRAPP
33. Hunting canine : SALUKI
34. Intermittently, after "off" : ANDON
35. Small spray : SPRIG
37. Muse of mimicry : ERATO
39. Singer Mann : AIMEE
40. Big name in faucets : MOEN
41. N.L. East team, on scoreboards : ATL
42. Double ___ play : CROSSWORD
45. Sun. talks : SERS
46. Loop loopers : ELS
47. Streamlined : SLEEK
49. Some E.M.S. cases : ODS
50. Address : SPEECH
52. U.S. 1, for one: Abbr. : RTE
53. Ultrapatriot : JINGO
55. Ole Miss rival : BAMA
56. Postgrad degs. : MAS
59. Orange ___ Bowl : JULIUSCAESARSALAD
66. Sign of love ? or rejection : SMACK
68. Heavenly hunter : ORION
69. Bruin : UCLAN
70. One given "unto us," in Isaiah : ASON
71. Sundae topper : CHERRY
72. Spur (on) : EGG
73. Defeater of R.M.N. : JFK
74. Latin twinklers : ASTRA
75. Monocle part : LENS
76. Easter ___ bunny : SEALSOFFKEYCHAINSAWDUST
85. Airline rarity, increasingly : MEAL
86. Had a lame-duck session, say : REMET
87. Part missing from a vest : ARM
88. Poet laureate before Southey : PYE
89. Fails to : DOESNT
91. Attending to the matter : ONIT
92. Too, in Toulouse : AUSSI
95. Skater Slutskaya : IRINA
97. Had : OWNED
98. e ___ Bay : GSTRINGSUPSETBACK
101. Comprehend : GET
102. Answer to the riddle "The higher it goes, the less you hear it" : AJET
104. Stand : EASEL
105. Early third-century year : CCI
106. Alternatives : PLANBS
108. Engine part : CAM
109. Nada : ZILCH
111. F.B.I. facility : LAB
114. Thickening agent : AGAR
117. New ___ Latin : GUINEAPIG
120. Head's opposite : TOE
121. Only: Fr. : SEUL
122. Fanatical : RABID
124. Fab Four name : STARR
125. Whacks : CHOPS
127. Part of MGM : METRO
128. Tropical fruits : GUAVAS
130. Like many benefit tournaments : PROAM
132. Computer file suffix : EXE
133. University in Greenville, S.C. : FURMAN
134. Like the 1915 San Francisco Mint $50 gold coin : OCTAGONAL
136. Flag ___ Day : FOOTBALLFIELD
139. Exhausted : SHOT
140. Seconds : MORE
141. Words after "put an" or "see no" : ENDTO
142. Fit for consumption : EATABLE
143. Time long past : YORE
144. Cornerstone abbr. : ESTD
145. "The Exorcist" actor, with "von" : SYDOW
146. :-)  :-)  :-) : SMILEYS
1. It's tied up in knots : MACRAME
2. Tractor powerer, maybe : ETHANOL
3. Progress : STRIDES
4. Printemps, par exemple : SAISON
5. Norwegian playwright : IBSEN
6. Relatives of AND's and OR's in Boolean logic : NOTS
7. High school class : GYM
8. Big name in auto racing : UNSER
9. Kind of acid : NITRIC
10. Where streets meet: Abbr. : COR
11. Support : ABET
12. Noblewoman : PEERESS
13. Contents of some patches : PAWPAWS
14. i ___ Pod : QTIPTOPBANANASPLITPEA
15. Gas station abbr. : REG
16. Darns : SEWS
17. Body ___ language : ENGLISH
18. Lentil or bean : LEGUME
19. Petitioner : SEEKER
20. Whirlpools : EDDIES
26. Big ___ time : APPLEJACKFROSTBITPART
28. Bond rating : AAA
32. MGM motto opener : ARS
35. Start of many Québec place names : STE
36. Former Patriots QB Steve : GROGAN
38. Mountain nymph : OREAD
41. Pub offerings : ALES
43. Something carbon monoxide lacks : ODOR
44. Rep.'s opposite : DEM
47. Render speechless : STUN
48. German canal name : KIEL
51. Nut in mixed nuts : CASHEW
52. Varig destination : RIO
54. Hush-hush govt. org. : NSA
56. Abdominal pouches : MARSUPIA
57. Down's opposite: Abbr. : ACR
58. Blue shade : SKY
59. Average guys : JOES
60. Spur (on) : URGE
61. Bone connector : LIGAMENT
62. Take into custody : CUFF
63. Beauty queen's wear : SASH
64. "The Thin Man" pooch : ASTA
65. Actress Martin, star of TV's "National Velvet" : LORI
67. Tape, say : MEND
71. Dollar, slangily : CLAM
73. Shock : JOLT
74. It's the law : ACT
77. Suffix with Congo : LESE
78. Bit of beachwear : SANDAL
79. Setting for part of "King Henry VI, Part 2" : KENT
80. Mideast bigwig : EMIR
81. Himalayan sighting : YETI
82. Hindu titles : SRIS
83. Harmony : SYNC
84. Furniture wood : TEAK
89. Follow relentlessly : DOG
90. Show a deficit : OWE
92. Reproducing without fertilization : AGAMIC
93. Letters at sea : USS
94. 1956 trouble spot : SUEZ
95. Desire : ITCH
96. Goal for a D.H. : RBI
98. Trivial Pursuit edition : GENUS
99. Kind of tide : NEAP
100. Latin "behold!" : ECCE
103. Former CBS military show : JAG
106. Buck ___ eye : PRIVATE
107. In a tangle : SNARLED
108. Chianti containers : CARAFES
110. Part of L.A. : LOS
111. "Go away!" : LETMEBE
112. With respect to hearing : AURALLY
113. Lightheaded people? : BLONDES
114. Fleet of ships : ARGOSY
115. Bola user : GAUCHO
116. One who suspends an action, at law : ABATOR
118. Leandro's love, in a Mancinelli opera : ERO
119. Urban renewal target : GHETTO
121. Soap format : SERIAL
123. Hammarskjöld of the U.N. : DAG
126. U-shaped river bend : OXBOW
127. Civvies : MUFTI
129. A portion : SOME
131. When repeated, a top five hit of 1968 or 1987 : MONY
133. Deception : FLAM
135. Turndowns : NOS
137. Like 9 or 5 : ODD
138. Former defense secretary Aspin : LES

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