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New York Times, Sunday, November 7, 1999

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 86 Missing: {X} Scrabble average: 1.78 This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wild place? : WEST
5. Here, elsewhere : ICI
8. Zimbabwe's capital : HARARE
14. Plow puller : TEAM
18. Doozy : ONER
19. Narrow margin of victory : NOSE
21. They may come from Qom : IRANIS
22. Big Indian : RAJA
23. Dull routine : ROTE
24. "Good Stykeeping" award? : SQUEALOFAPPROVAL
27. Garlicky dish : SCAMPI
29. Princess of Nintendo games : ZELDA
30. Three-time Wimbledon winner : EVERT
31. Report from a Pamplona beer bash? : THEBASQUESARELOADED
37. Relative of a mandolin : LUTE
38. Some are wicked : LAMPS
39. Financial backer : ANGEL
42. Simps' syllables : DUHS
46. Shoot for : AIMAT
47. Humped ox : ZEBU
51. Gem symbolizing the soul : SCARAB
53. Kind of jacket : MAO
54. Biblical particle? : NOAHSQUARK
56. Fumbles for words : HAWS
57. Popular analgesic : ALEVE
59. "___ boy!" : ITSA
60. Set free : UNTIE
61. Chew the rag : YAK
62. Burst into laughter : BROKEUP
64. Franklin and Jefferson, for two : DEISTS
65. Understudies for a star of "The Piano"? : PAQUINRELIEVERS
70. Nickers? : RAZORS
73. Bring back to life, in a way : ZOMBIFY
74. Whup : TAN
77. Oppenheimer development : ABOMB
78. Elhi orgs. : PTAS
82. Timex competitor : CASIO
83. Kachina doll carver : HOPI
84. Containers of gourmet ice cream? : FINEQUARTS
86. Application blank info : AGE
87. Scottish ___ : GAELIC
89. Souvenir buys : TEES
90. Coarse-grained : CRASS
91. Fast time? : LENT
93. Symbol of authority : BADGE
94. Pizzeria order : SLICE
95. Not up : ABED
97. Feeling ill, simply put? : QUEASYASONETWOTHREE
107. Divert : AMUSE
109. Silly : APISH
110. Regulars' requests : USUALS
111. Uneasy feeling regarding have-nots? : QUALMSFORTHEPOOR
117. Thumbs-down reactions : NOES
118. Complex division : UNIT
119. The Sandwich Islands, today : HAWAII
120. Georgia Senator until 1997 : NUNN
121. Yellowfin, e.g. : TUNA
122. The King of Egypt sings in it : AIDA
123. 91-Across ender : EASTER
124. Véronique, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
125. Cut down : SLAY
1. Defeat : WORST
2. Methuselah's father : ENOCH
3. Stiff hairs : SETAE
4. Terrified ones : TREMBLERS
5. Be firm : INSIST
6. Rimsky-Korsakov's "Le ___ d'Or" : COQ
7. Maker of the Amigo S.U.V. : ISUZU
8. Poet Doolittle : HILDA
9. Thundering : AROAR
10. The "so few" of 1940: Abbr. : RAF
11. It makes men mean : ANA
12. Shred : RIP
13. Second sight : ESP
14. Lucky strike : TROVE
15. Like some roofs : EAVED
16. Cracked open : AJAR
17. Oast filler : MALT
20. Extra-wide : EEEE
25. Unser Jr. and Sr. : ALS
26. McCarthy's quarry : REDS
28. Comedian Poundstone : PAULA
32. Logician's abbr. : QED
33. "Middlemarch" author : ELIOT
34. Priests : LAMAS
35. City named for an Indian tribe : OMAHA
36. Classified listings: Abbr. : APTS
39. Far from ruddy : ASHY
40. March Madness org. : NCAA
41. Stare, like a tourist : GAWK
43. Oscar-winning actress Miyoshi : UMEKI
44. Sanctuary : HAVEN
45. Frère's sibling : SOEUR
46. Singer DiFranco : ANI
47. Pueblo builders : ZUNIS
48. Diner sign : EATS
49. Jolly old chap : BRIT
50. Instruments from 119-Across : UKES
52. Root beer brand : BARQS
55. Express doubt about : QUERY
58. Rock's Reed : LOU
62. Sauce style : BARBQ
63. Kind of dispenser : PEZ
64. Clear, in a way : DEFOG
65. Apples, e.g. : POMES
66. Townie : LOCAL
67. Pol's concern : IMAGE
68. "Barnaby Jones" actor : EBSEN
69. Numeral in a Uris title : VII
70. Slew : RAFT
71. Anne Nichols hero : ABIE
72. Stop listening, with "out" : ZONE
74. Related : TOLD
75. Eat like ___ : APIG
76. "Great shot!" : NICE
78. Romeo's rival : PARIS
79. Wrist-radio wearer : TRACY
80. Befuddled : ATSEA
81. Onetime lottery org. : SSS
83. Recruits, in a way : HEADHUNTS
85. Troy Aikman's alma mater : UCLA
88. Encourages : ABETS
92. Espied, to Tweety : TAW
94. Appear : SEEM
96. "The ___ Identity" (Ludlum novel) : BOURNE
97. Actor Dennis : QUAID
98. Court org. : USLTA
99. "Socrate" composer : SATIE
100. Biblical land of riches : OPHIR
101. Never, in Nuremberg : NIE
102. Nascar broadcaster : ESPN
103. Big bills : THOUS
104. "Le Bestiaire" artist Dufy : RAOUL
105. "Uncle Vanya" woman : ELENA
106. Blue-book filler : ESSAY
107. Light hue : AQUA
108. Certain bond, for short : MUNI
112. Any ship : SHE
113. Regulatory org. since 1958 : FAA
114. Injection reactions, maybe : OWS
115. Maze runner : RAT
116. Where Windsor is: Abbr. : ONT

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