SHOCK THERAPY

New York Times, Sunday, November 8, 1998

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Disagreeable sort : CRAB
5. Smeltery waste : SLAG
9. "Shank," in prison lingo : STAB
13. Eritrea's capital : ASMARA
19. Colosseo site : ROMA
20. Word with rush or credit : HOUR
21. Rock's Mötley ___ : CRUE
22. Conked : BEANED
23. Valhalla V.I.P. : ODIN
24. Functioning in all respects : ABLE
25. Heckle : RIDE
26. Not at sea : ONLAND
27. Break a tie in a shocking way? : CASTTHEDECIDINGVOLT
31. Came after : ENSUED
32. 1995 earthquake site : KOBE
33. Occupational suffix : EER
34. News org. founded in 1958 : UPI
37. Kind of pit : MOSH
40. Not adhere to promises : RENEGE
43. Land of poetry : ERIN
44. Shocking 1980 movie sequel? : THEAMPERESTRIKESBACK
50. Plant shoot: Var. : CION
51. Rig : SEMI
52. Tom Sawyer's younger half brother : SID
53. Trump's line : REALTY
54. Bygone Dodges : OMNIS
56. Boxer-turned-actor Tony : DANZA
59. ___ Ivory Wayans : KEENEN
61. Ready for publication : REDACT
63. Ward of "The Fugitive" : SELA
65. Vein yields : ORES
66. Suffix with meth- : ANE
69. Mark the beginning of Lent in a shocking way? : PLACEASHESONONESFARAD
74. Part of CBS: Abbr. : SYS
75. Corporate giant named for a mythological character : NIKE
76. Certain column : TENS
77. Restroom wall, often : TILING
78. Stomachache reliever, familiarly : BICARB
80. One on the dark side : SATAN
83. Ending for most odds : TOONE
84. Cry at an awards ceremony : SPEECH
87. Clobber : BOP
89. Jack of old oaters : ELAM
91. "No returns" : ASIS
92. Shocking 1966 song lyric? : WATTSITALLABOUTALFIE
97. Foreign title : AGHA
98. Star in Aquila : ALTAIR
99. 60's-70's Italian P.M. : MORO
100. Prov. east of New Brunswick : PEI
101. Apr. addressee : IRS
103. Speaker of note : TRIS
105. Lovelace's "To ___, From Prison" : ALTHEA
110. Shocking bank offerings? : OHMIMPROVEMENTLOANS
116. Old photos : SEPIAS
118. Bring into resonance : TUNE
119. Moonfish : OPAH
120. Country road features : RUTS
121. Bit of regret : TWINGE
122. Tennis score : ADIN
123. Baseballer Martinez : TINO
124. End of a fitting phrase : ATEE
125. Sluggish : LEADEN
126. Schismatic group : SECT
127. College major, slangily : ECON
128. Towel stitching : HERS
1. "Time in a Bottle" singer : CROCE
2. Monster of a 1956 film : RODAN
3. Screwed up : AMISS
4. Swahili's language group : BANTU
5. Iran, once, and others : SHAHDOMS
6. Piercing place : LOBE
7. Burns title starter : AULD
8. Classicist's field : GREEK
9. Journalists, jocularly : SCRIBES
10. Fishermen's spears : TRIDENTS
11. Autobahn cruiser : AUDI
12. "It's ___ real!" : BEEN
13. Heavenward : ABOVE
14. Title for Wences : SENOR
15. Spree spot : MALL
16. White key : ANATURAL
17. TV pooch : REN
18. Say further : ADD
28. Part of any Verdi composition : TEMA
29. Heart : CORE
30. Sideshow performer : GEEK
35. Early Brit : PICT
36. Black : INKY
38. Floored it : SPED
39. Blood: Prefix : HEMA
41. Composer Satie : ERIK
42. One of the judges in Judges : GIDEON
43. Longtime Israeli ambassador to Washington : EBAN
44. Opportune : TIMELY
45. Civics, e.g. : HONDAS
46. Pioneer computer : ENIAC
47. Dentist's request : RINSE
48. Country singer Tubb : ERNEST
49. Deems proper : SEESFIT
50. One "C" in C.C.C. : CORPS
55. Panoramic photos : SCENICS
57. Energy : ZEST
58. Oriental incense : ALOES
60. Prior to : ERE
62. Chinese discipline : TAICHI
64. Visitor to Siam : ANNA
66. Melodic pieces : ARIOSI
67. Au pair: Var. : NANNIE
68. Beats by a hair : EDGES
70. Cousin of calypso : SKA
71. Like some teas : HERBAL
72. Prefix with -plasty : OSTEO
73. "Half ___ is better..." : ALOAF
78. Second in order : BETA
79. Make a break for it : BOLT
81. Styptic pencil stuff : ALUM
82. Defense acronym : NATO
84. It's a deal : SWAP
85. Beep : PAGE
86. Land on the Red Sea : ETHIOPIA
88. Like some relationships : PLATONIC
90. Unusually long : MARATHON
93. Land under Down Under: Abbr. : TASM
94. Blowhole : AIRVENT
95. Ripened cheese : BRIE
96. Hang loose : LOLL
101. Spin doctor's concern : IMAGE
102. Up : RISEN
104. Whopped, old-style : SMOTE
106. Holy scroll : TORAH
107. ___ couture : HAUTE
108. Cry from within : ENTER
109. Fools : ASSES
111. Buck's mate : HIND
112. Educ. helpers : PTAS
113. "How ___!" : RUDE
114. Big story : EPIC
115. Prefix meaning "one-billionth" : NANO
116. N.L. cap monogram : STL
117. Merino mother : EWE

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