TURIN THE COUNTRY

New York Times, Sunday, December 12, 1999

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JKQV} This is puzzle # 86 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Eagle org. : BSA
4. Chuck alternative : CHAS
8. Whiplike? : SMART
13. Surly : GRUFF
18. Make fun of : RAG
19. Truck stop entree : HASH
20. "___ Was a Lady" (1932 song) : EADIE
21. Go back to the drawing board : REPLAN
23. What an Italian wheeler-dealer wants? : APISATHEACTION
26. Completely : INTOTO
27. Instruments used by the Beatles : SITARS
28. Popeye's rival : BLUTO
29. Snappy comebacks : RETORTS
30. 1954-77 alliance : SEATO
31. Highest point in Italy? : NAPLESULTRA
34. Shoe specification : EEE
35. Passionate : INTENSE
37. Shakespearean prince : HAL
38. Dumfries denial : NAE
39. 1974 title role for Dustin Hoffman : LENNY
41. When Georges burns : ETE
42. Golden Horde member : TATAR
44. "___ bien" : MUY
45. Midwest Indian : SAC
46. Barton and Bow : CLARAS
48. Filled Indian pastry : SAMOSA
51. Do boring work : REAM
54. Outfit : ACCOUTER
57. Wedding wear : TUX
58. Like some terminals: Abbr. : POS
59. One of the Simpsons : LISA
60. Off the street : GARAGED
61. Sorry sinner : PENITENT
63. Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
64. Kitchen gadget : GRATER
65. 1984 Jeff Bridges film : STARMAN
66. Sea off Sicily : IONIAN
69. It's charged : ION
70. Peter Jennings or Shania Twain, by birth : ONTARIAN
72. Neanderthal man, for one : HOMINID
73. Exile site of 1814 : ELBA
75. Scratch the surface of : MAR
76. Atlas abbr. : ISL
77. With the mouth wide open : GAPINGLY
78. Parliament prize : SEAT
79. E'erlasting : ETERNE
81. Dress down : BERATE
82. Staff associate? : ROD
84. Dress fancily, with "out" : TOG
85. Distinguished : GREAT
86. Diploma word : CUM
89. Billiard table cloth : BAIZE
91. "___ time" : ITS
92. Cutesy add-on : POO
93. Fifties revival group : SHANANA
96. Some sports score notations : OTS
97. Italy's leading auto manufacturer? : GENOAMOTORS
101. Part of a joint : TENON
102. Presided over : CHAIRED
104. On the double : APACE
105. Hit the road : BEATIT
106. At the tail : CAUDAL
107. No particular place in Italy? : ENNAWHEREATALL
110. Make hard to read : ENCODE
111. Shearer of "The Red Shoes" : MOIRA
112. G.P.A. spoilers : DEES
113. Athletic supporter? : TEE
114. Struck out : DELED
115. Gray : SLATY
116. Bygone era : YORE
117. Job listings, e.g. : ADS
1. Number two wood : BRASSIE
2. Full of wisdom : SAPIENT
3. Provoke : AGITATE
4. Styx ferryman : CHARON
5. Millinery : HATS
6. Olive kin : ASH
7. Yemen, in biblical times : SHEBA
8. Like Iran's government before the Ayatollah : SECULAR
9. Barbie's maker : MATTEL
10. "Later" : ADIOS
11. Carnival locale : RIO
12. Jack's inferior : TEN
13. One of the L.A. Rams' Fearsome Foursome : GRIER
14. Lake cabins, often : RENTALS
15. As far as : UPTO
16. Top and bottom of an Italian room? : FLORENCEILING
17. Make stout : FATTEN
22. Hardly unconcerned: Var. : NOSEY
24. Stuff : SATE
25. AAA : ALPHAS
29. A.A.A. suggestion : RTE
31. Closed in on : NEARED
32. One in numismatics : UNUM
33. Expose : LAYOPEN
36. Accommodations on an Italian ship? : STATEROME
40. British blueblood : EARL
43. Feather bed? : TAR
44. Greatest possible : MAXIMAL
46. Checked item : COAT
47. Bob's cousin : LUGE
48. Daily occurrence : SUNRISE
49. Tom, to the piper : SON
50. Italian medical man? : ASTIOPATH
52. Pounce upon : ASSAIL
53. ___ Thursday : MAUNDY
54. Big 12 team nickname : AGGIES
55. King of music : CAROLE
56. Italian Thanksgiving serving? : CRANBARISAUCE
57. Lachrymal : TEARING
61. K-12 grp. : PTA
62. Browning work? : TAN
65. Fugue feature : STRETTO
67. Fail to mention : OMIT
68. Opening time, maybe : NINE
71. N.B.A. Hall-of-Famer Holman : NAT
72. Hound : HARASS
74. The gamut : ATOZ
77. Thou : GEE
80. Parks of civil rights fame : ROSA
81. Pin : BROOCH
83. Lower in quality : DEGRADE
85. Escaped : GOTAWAY
86. Choral composition : CANTATA
87. Squeaky, maybe : UNOILED
88. Symbols of authority : MANTLES
89. Bowling game : BOCCE
90. Within reach : ATHAND
91. Like Bach's "Magnificat" : IND
92. Warhol works : POPART
94. Army command : ATEASE
95. Spruce : NEAT
98. Joined a conger line? : EELED
99. The Beatles inspired it : MANIA
100. Full of cattails : REEDY
103. Object of devotion : IDOL
105. Cold draft : BEER
107. North Sea feeder : EMS
108. Name in Cambodian history : NOL
109. Old Olds : REO

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