COLONIZATION

New York Times, Sunday, November 8, 2009

Author: Robert W. Harris
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert W. Harris
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 71 Missing: {JKQV} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Harris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Oriole, e.g., briefly : ALER
5. "Still waters run deep," for example : ADAGE
10. Microwaves : ZAPS
14. Bygone Toyota model : SUPRA
19. Prefix with factor : BENE
20. Brand with a pyramid on the package : CAMEL
21. Verve : ELAN
22. Person with a program : USHER
23. "O say can you see" or "Thru the perilous fight"? : ANTHEMLINE
25. Resident of a military installation? : BASETENANT
27. Divine : FORESEE
28. Lace shade : ECRU
30. Place on a bus : SEAT
31. Business card abbr. : STE
32. Boxful for Bowser : TREATS
33. Miss in Monterrey: Abbr. : SRTA
34. Bring in : EARN
35. Alarm : FEAR
36. Architect Saarinen : EERO
37. Confronting boldly : BEARDING
39. Singer Simon : CARLY
40. Tropical fruit seller? : PLANTAINDEALER
44. Tape holder : CASSETTE
47. Alley ___ : OOP
48. Run down, in slang : DIS
49. Collectible disks : LPS
52. Singer India.___ : ARIE
53. Philadelphia's historic Gloria ___ Church : DEI
54. Singer Horne : LENA
55. Lacking serviceability : INUTILE
57. Poet Federico García ___ : LORCA
59. Hair net : SNOOD
61. Place to get drunk in the kitchen? : PANTRYBAR
63. About to get : INFOR
64. A as in Austria : EIN
65. Original nuclear regulatory grp. : AEC
66. Craggy ridge : ARETE
67. What overuse of a credit card might result in? : GIANTBILL
70. "That's ___" ("It's done") : AWRAP
72. Seasons : SALTS
73. Not so cool : NERDIER
74. Drains : SAPS
76. Like, '60s-style : DIG
78. Old brand in the shaving aisle : NEET
79. Toledo-to-Columbus dir. : SSE
80. "Casablanca" role : SAM
81. Cool : HIP
82. Put back on the market : RELISTED
84. Gentleman's intransigent reply? : MADAMIMADAMANT
87. Means of identifying wood : GRAIN
90. Dry Champagne, e.g. : APERITIF
91. Horseshoer's tool : RASP
95. Columnist Barrett : RONA
96. &&&& : ANDS
98. This one, in Acapulco : ESTA
99. Against : CONTRA
101. Latin 101 verb : AMO
102. Redheaded kid of old TV : OPIE
103. "The Time Machine" race : ELOI
104. More than the immediate future : LONGRUN
105. Where nitpickers walk on a street? : PEDANTXING
108. Online beauty contest? : WEBPAGEANT
110. Obliterate : ERASE
111. Nabisco product : OREO
112. Group with the 2002 hit "Girlfriend" : NSYNC
113. Isn't straight : LIES
114. Cobbler's supply : SOLES
115. Seizes : NABS
116. Drug agent's seizure : STASH
117. Handy ___ : ANDY
1. Toward the stern : ABAFT
2. Poe poem : LENORE
3. Beef Wellington, e.g. : ENTREE
4. Take up again, as a case : REHEAR
5. High points : ACMES
6. Place for a rivulet : DALE
7. Porthos, to Aramis : AMI
8. Produce : GENERATE
9. Bygone Buick : ELECTRA
10. Indian bovine : ZEBU
11. Part of many fancy dish names : ALA
12. Part of a book ... or something to book : PASSAGE
13. Scornful expression : SNEER
14. Tallow ingredient : SUET
15. Blue Angels org. : USN
16. Sci-fi weapon : PHASER
17. Vacation place, often : RENTAL
18. Boulevard, e.g. : ARTERY
24. Impedes legally : ESTOPS
26. Whip : TAN
29. Sent a message to shore, say : RADIOED
33. Guard : SENTINEL
34. Heavy sheet inside a book's cover : ENDPAPER
35. Away's partner : FAR
37. ___ Motel : BATES
38. Home ___ : INON
39. Pauses during speech: Var. : CESURAS
41. Had the upper hand : LED
42. Score just before winning : ADIN
43. Bit of fluff : LINT
44. Back-room cigar smokers, say : CRONIES
45. United charge : AIRFARE
46. Back up : SECOND
49. Object of a scurrilous attack, maybe : LIBELEE
50. Like surveyors' charts : PLATTED
51. Most withered : SEREST
52. Makes flush : ALIGNS
54. Cambodia's ___ Nol : LON
56. 54-Down, e.g. : TYRANT
58. Goldsmith, for one : ARTISAN
60. Crude transports : OILSHIPS
62. College world : ACADEMIA
65. Utterances around baby pictures : AWS
68. Moccasin decoration : BEAD
69. Diner manager/waitress in "Garfield" : IRMA
70. Shirts and blouses : APPAREL
71. Rice ___ : PILAF
75. "Je vous ___" : AIME
77. Gibson necessity : GIN
82. Most dilapidated : RATTIEST
83. Muscly : STRONG
84. Cara ___ (term of endearment) : MIA
85. Sherry-like wine : MADEIRA
86. Takes out of the will, say : DISOWNS
87. Basis of 85-Down : GRAPES
88. "Night of the Living Dead" director, 1968 : ROMERO
89. From one end of a battery : ANODAL
92. Cartwright of "Make Room for Daddy" : ANGELA
93. Group of viruses : STRAIN
94. Trimmed : PRUNED
96. Quick : APT
97. Subject of a museum in Yorba Linda, Calif. : NIXON
99. One way to fly : COACH
100. Fidgety : ANTSY
102. Till compartment : ONES
103. Cause of star wars? : EGOS
104. Hosp. staffers : LPNS
106. Enzyme suffix : ASE
107. Wyo. neighbor : NEB
109. ___ hair : BYA

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