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New York Times, Sunday, December 10, 1995

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 69 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Innocents : LAMBS
6. Small heavy ropes : CABLETS
13. Part of a Mayberry address : RFD
16. Ordinarily : ASARULE
18. Apply, as enamel : SPREADON
19. Bank deposits : ORES
21. : GAMBLERSCARDGAME
23. Bonaventure, for one : MAST
24. Ivy Leaguer : ELI
25. Pat Riley, once : LAKER
26. _____ Canals : SOO
27. Account amount : BALANCE
29. Tyke watcher : NANA
31. Ticks off : RILES
33. Discothèque feature : GOGODANCER
35. Continental prefix : TRANS
37. Handrail post : NEWEL
39. Equine vote? : NAY
40. Outer coat of a pollen grain : EXINE
41. Routine : SYSTEM
43. Neurological point : SYNAPSE
45. Grain supplies : GRISTS
46. Word with screen or teen : IDOL
48. Mon _____ : AMI
49. "Mon Oncle" star : TATI
50. : STATECAPITALS
56. Discriminators of a sort : AGEISTS
60. Corona, e.g. : CIGAR
61. Bedtime for some : TEN
62. Comforts : SETTLES
64. Very stylish : HOT
65. "Flash Gordon" creator _____ Raymond : ALEX
66. Lineman : WIRER
68. Hobo transportation : RAILS
69. Entangle : MIRE
70. Door word : MEN
71. Olden warriors : SAMURAI
73. "_____ on parle..." : ICI
74. Windy home : AERIE
75. Small talk : PRATTLE
77. : TVSUNSETSTRIP
80. Electric units : RELS
81. Room for expansion : ELL
82. Biblical verb : DOST
83. Young runners : SHOOTS
86. Dos Passos's Annabelle et al. : STRANGS
90. Fine-quality paper : VELLUM
94. Life and others : TERMS
95. Long-jawed pike : GAR
96. Forms of address : MAAMS
98. Singer _____ Marie : TEENA
99. Develops fully : ELABORATES
102. Criticizes, with "down" : SLAPS
104. More than "phooey!" : DAMN
105. Using two musical keys : BITONAL
106. Manuscript encl. : SAE
108. Island off Scotland : ARRAN
110. Holiday party serving : NOG
111. College major, informally : ECON
112. : FIFTYSIXTIMESTWO
116. Barbecue order : RARE
117. Cosmetic : TOILETRY
118. Buttons, thread, ribbons, etc. : NOTIONS
119. Fleur-de-_____ : LYS
120. Helmsman : STEERER
121. Short pants : GASPS
1. Thin sheets : LAMINAS
2. Wall St. dealer : ARB
3. "Fernwood 2-Night" star : MULL
4. Bedim : BLEAR
5. Pianist Peter : SERKIN
6. 1040 worker : CPA
7. Some notices at LAX : ARRS
8. Hound : BEDOG
9. Snorkeling locales : LAGOONS
10. Author LeShan : EDA
11. Spirited lass : TOMBOY
12. "Golf Begins at Forty" author : SNEAD
13. : ROMANXIII
14. Last Holy Roman emperor : FRANCIS
15. Ancestry : DESCENT
16. Solicitors : AGENTS
17. Kind of cap : SALARY
18. Off the wall : SCREWY
20. Cordwood measures : STERES
22. Tennis star making a return? : SELES
28. Son of Polonius : LAERTES
30. Avoiding duties? : ANTITAX
32. French assembly : SENAT
34. Leave: Scot. : GAE
36. Meal with wine : SEDER
38. "Final Impact" star : LAMAS
42. Soft shoe : MOC
44. Stacker : PILER
45. Light green plums : GAGES
47. Calif. paper : LATIMES
49. Agreed : TALLIED
50. Rogue : SCAMP
51. Worker on hands and knees : TILER
52. Rocket stage : AGENA
53. Where the Amazon arises : PERU
54. Naturally sluggish : INERT
55. Coffee spot : STAIN
57. Bake in a shallow dish : SHIRR
58. Decorative Japanese gateway : TORII
59. Immerse : STEEP
63. Twitches : TICS
66. Climb the _____ : WALLS
67. Upbeat critic : RAVER
69. Like some water : METTLED
71. J.R. headgear : STETSON
72. Fakir's faith : ISLAM
74. Goodwill, e.g. : ASSET
76. : TROMBONES
78. Forelimb bones : ULNAS
79. "Mazel _____!" : TOV
83. Soprano Eleanor : STEBER
84. Spiral-shaped : HELICAL
85. Convention activity : ORATORY
86. Squatted : SAT
87. Valley span : TRESTLE
88. Star cluster : GALAXY
89. Sting : SMART
91. Sheds : LEANTOS
92. Like high hay, e.g. : UNMOWN
93. Juicy fruits : MANGOS
95. Small trading vessel : GALIOT
97. Leaving time? : SPRING
100. Life-saving equipment : RAFTS
101. Announcer : SAYER
103. Navigators Islands, today : SAMOA
107. Villa d'_____ : ESTE
109. Mosquito protection : NETS
113. Shakespearean exclamation : FIE
114. Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRR
115. Taste, as soup : SIP

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