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New York Times, Sunday, December 12, 1993

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Olive's cousin : ASH
4. Lets down or out : ALTERS
10. A little night music? : TAPS
14. Improvisation with leftovers : HASH
18. Ref's ring decision : TKO
19. ''Do you really _____?'' : MEANIT
20. Kate Nelligan title role, 1985 : ELENI
22. Land in the water : ISLE
23. Arctic newspaper? : HUSKYVOICE
25. A quarter of Paris : LATIN
26. Speed : TEAR
27. It may be on a roll : OLEO
28. Hades newspaper? : DEVILSADVOCATE
31. Pole, e.g. : SLAV
32. Anatomize : DISSECT
34. Gable's ''G.W.T.W.'' costar : LEIGH
35. Dynamic beginning : AERO
37. Discovery cries : AHAS
39. Sad, to Sade : TRISTE
43. Hoteliers' newspaper? : CHECKOUTTIMES
49. Rocket flight event : REENTRY
50. Abates : LETSUP
51. Horse hair : MANE
52. Middle March : IDES
54. Tackle : GEAR
55. Scrap of scrapple : ORT
56. Get the lead out, in a way : SMELT
58. Agnus _____ : DEI
59. Hammett hero : SPADE
60. Journeys : GOES
62. Courthouse newspaper? : BENCHPRESS
65. Result of riddling : HOLES
66. Fodders for mudders : HAYS
68. Start of a Faulkner title : ASI
69. Spots : SEES
71. Part of N.L.R.B. : LABOR
74. Hairdressers' newspaper? : SETTINGSUN
79. Wee bairns : TOTS
83. Senora's sayonara : ADIOS
84. Author Levin : IRA
85. Sounder : SANER
86. Excusez-_____ : MOI
87. Not on the rocks : NEAT
88. Filling for a taco : BEEF
89. Dough for a taco? : PESO
90. Hit man's ''icing'' : OFFING
93. Thickness measurer : CALIPER
95. Photographers' newspaper? : FLASHBULLETIN
98. Donahue of ''Father Knows Best'' : ELINOR
99. Tatum's dad : RYAN
100. A Bates : ALAN
101. Must, slangily : GOTTA
103. Tee-hees : TITTERS
107. Terribly urgent : DIRE
111. Disk jockeys' newspaper? : SMASHHITRECORD
115. Macmillan's predecessor as P.M. : EDEN
116. Philosopher from Königsberg : KANT
117. Union platform? : ALTAR
118. Financial newspaper? : DAILYBREAD
122. Movie Chase : ILKA
123. Alabama city on the Alabama : SELMA
124. Slicker : OILIER
125. Expert : ACE
126. Earth's shape : PEAR
127. Tight closure : SEAL
128. Oktoberfest souvenirs : STEINS
129. Eng. Inc. : LTD
1. A Musketeer : ATHOS
2. Head of the anatomy class : SKULL
3. Prophetic son of Beeri : HOSEA
4. First name in etiquette : AMY
5. Book after Exod. : LEV
6. Lao-tzu's universal : TAO
7. Bagnold and Markey : ENIDS
8. Mushes, as potatoes : RICES
9. Rock singer Tyler : STEVE
10. ''To _____ Truth'' : TELLTHE
11. Sighing word : ALAS
12. Corolla components : PETALS
13. Cutting : SNIDE
14. Nuptial newspaper? : HITCHINGPOST
15. On the briny : ASEA
16. Blind piece : SLAT
17. Now partner : HERE
21. Come-ons? : INVITES
24. Muriel cigar pitchman of the 50's : KOVACS
29. Caesar's ''veni'' : ICAME
30. Folklore fiend : OGRE
32. Stops in : DROPSBY
33. Debtor's letters : IOU
36. Richmond, Ky., coll. : EKU
38. Out of the way : ASIDE
40. Bargain for a burglar? : STEAL
41. NASDAQ transaction : TRADE
42. A Bronte heroine's family : EYRES
43. Stop up : CLOG
44. Lunch order : HERO
45. Luncheon finisher : ETTE
46. Phony bill collectors : TMEN
47. Soft mineral : TALC
48. Because : INTHAT
49. Put out a new edition : REISSUE
53. _____ Moines : DES
57. Mark of the N.H.L. : MESSIER
59. The lass : SHE
61. Western outlaw's newspaper? : SHOOTINGSTAR
63. Omega preceded : PSI
64. Gets the suds out : RINSES
67. Horace's ''_____ Poetica'' : ARS
70. Registers : ENROLLS
71. Uhlan's weapon : LANCE
72. Hall's ''Let's Make _____'' : ADEAL
73. Bagel alternative: Var. : BIALI
75. Rather than, to Cowper : ERE
76. Challenge for denture wearers : TAFFY
77. Big cut : GASH
78. Elitist, in a way : SNOB
80. Leave out : OMIT
81. Author Morrison : TONI
82. Omen or ''Open'', e.g. : SIGN
88. Wide, lacy collars : BERTHAS
89. Riot of a kind : PANIC
91. Sunshine St. : FLA
92. Wheel guard : FENDER
94. Tigger's friend : POOH
96. A pass that isn't forward : LATERAL
97. Nasser led it: Abbr. : UAR
99. Fluster : RATTLE
102. Scrabble squares : TILES
104. Stirs : TODOS
105. Quality : TRAIT
106. Roman official : EDILE
108. Perfect : IDEAL
109. Respond to a provocation : REACT
110. Brought to a close : ENDED
111. Leave out : SKIP
112. Bull, cob or tom, e.g. : MALE
113. ''Diana'' singer : ANKA
114. Sita's husband, in myth : RAMA
119. Weeks per annum : LII
120. Hankering : YEN
121. Condo-ad abbr. : BRS

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