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New York Times, Sunday, December 12, 2004

Author: Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Lee Glickstein
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Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 134 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Fan's sound : WHIRR
6. One of the Brothers Karamazov : DMITRI
12. Collapsible lid : OPERAHAT
20. Ran very slowly : OOZED
21. Like most sonnets : IAMBIC
22. Multiply like an amoeba : REDIVIDE
23. Amazed telegram recipient's cry? : WHATAMESSAGE
25. One who gets a reaction : ELICITOR
26. In order : SOAS
27. Jerk : ASS
28. Letter getter : ATHLETE
30. "Dennis the Menace" airer on old TV : CBS
31. One going down fast : SKIER
33. PC key : ESC
36. Palliate : EASE
37. Indian butter : GHEE
38. Midshipmen's gridiron gains? : NAVYYARDAGE
41. Fairylike being of myth : PERI
43. Where a lot of fed. govt. workers live : DCAREA
45. Playwright Peter who wrote "Marat/Sade" : WEISS
46. TV Guide data : AIRINGS
49. Water, chemically : HOH
50. Ignored, as authority : FLOUTED
52. Calling "chicken," perhaps : EGGINGON
53. Colorful circle : AREOLA
55. Saw out of the blue? : POPUPADAGE
58. Supporting : PRO
59. Got milk : LACTATED
61. Correspondence : PARITY
62. Famous murder defendant of the 1920's : LOEB
63. Silent authority? : KOP
64. Unstimulating : ARID
67. Lengthy sentence : LIFE
68. Carol contraction : TIS
69. Silent army : ANTS
71. Some multiplayer deals : TRADES
73. "You don't say!" : ISTHATSO
77. Book before Esther: Abbr. : NEH
78. What a local news broadcast leads with? : HOTFOOTAGE
81. Announce : HERALD
82. Darkening : TWILIGHT
84. Impetuously, perhaps : ONADARE
86. Gloomy guy : GUS
87. "Don't worry" : ITSOKAY
88. Clinton's first secretary of defense : ASPIN
90. Relatively rare : REDDER
92. Falls behind, in a way : OWES
93. Tramp class? : BUMSTEERAGE
95. One of 12 popes : PIUS
97. "See ya" : TATA
98. Namath put it on the map: Abbr. : AFL
99. Grounds for a good night's sleep? : DECAF
102. Table scrap : ORT
103. Befuddled : ATALOSS
106. Land's end? : DEE
108. Kind of theater : IMAX
110. "Darned if I know" : SEARCHME
112. Result of a vacuum cleaner mishap? : HOOVERDAMAGE
116. One tooting a horn : ENGINEER
117. Joins in : ENTERS
118. Busted : RANIN
119. Diving areas : DEEPENDS
120. Hate with a passion : DETEST
121. Primary strategy : PLANA
1. Blows away : WOWS
2. Ding Dong alternatives : HOHOS
3. "The Compleat Angler" author Walton : IZAAK
4. Strong Greek wine : RETSINA
5. Nutritionist's fig. : RDA
6. Goes belly up : DIES
7. Raymond of "Dr. Kildare" : MASSEY
8. Chats online, for short : IMS
9. Course list abbr. : TBA
10. Baltic port : RIGA
11. Cool brews : ICETEAS
12. "You don't even want to know the alternative!" : ORELSE
13. Canada's Point ___ National Park : PELEE
14. Polish : EDIT
15. Wedding fling? : RICE
16. Bird: Prefix : AVI
17. Cost of a mail-order bride? : HITCHINGPOSTAGE
18. Building material : ADOBE
19. Clipped : TERSE
24. Get bug-eyed over : MARVELAT
29. Gorgons : HAGS
32. Cold weather protector : EARFLAP
34. Took care of : SAWTO
35. Tread stealthily : CREEP
37. Alfred E. Neuman feature : GRIN
39. 7' 5" Ming : YAO
40. Made fancy : DIDUP
41. Little digit : PIGGY
42. Lake tribe : ERIE
43. Mrs. Copperfield : DORA
44. Order to a power plant worker? : CHECKTHISOUTAGE
46. Small types : AGATES
47. Cheney's predecessor : GORE
48. Hoity-toity one : SNOB
49. Prince of Broadway : HAL
51. Kite aid : UPDRAFT
52. Nourished the mind : EDIFIED
54. Early Nebraskans : OTOS
56. Bro : PAL
57. Jackie's second : ARI
60. Coarse : EARTHY
62. Moonshine maker : LIAR
65. Pledge of allegiance : IDO
66. ___ gratias : DEO
68. Early seafarers feared going over it : THEEDGE
69. Not behind : ANTI
70. "Eye of ___ ?" : NEWT
71. Robes of office, once : TOGAS
72. Breaks off : STOPS
74. Like some nuts : THREADED
75. Putdown : SLUR
76. Has too much, briefly : ODS
78. Lift : HIKE
79. Baker of song : ANITA
80. Swindler, slangily : GANEF
83. Some stock quotes : LOWS
85. Sheet music abbr. : ARR
88. Road runner : AUTO
89. Lit : SMASHED
91. It usually has a point : DECIMAL
93. Some farm machinery : BALERS
94. Respected ones : ELDERS
95. Put forward : POSED
96. Goddess of peace : IRENE
97. Broken : TAMED
100. Range from Iowa : AMANA
101. Twisted character in "Oliver Twist" : FAGIN
103. Bad spots for a date : ACNE
104. Next : THEN
105. Unit of volume : SONE
107. Once, once : ERST
109. TV warrior : XENA
111. Initials in stone : RIP
113. Giant of old : OTT
114. Sign of a winner : VEE
115. Surrealist sculptor : ARP

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