CHEERS FOR UNCLE SAM

New York Times, Sunday, December 2, 2001

Author: Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Nicholson Joline
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 99 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Where clippers go at a clip : OPENSEA
8. Havana houses : CASAS
13. Recently : OFLATE
19. Restricted fare : RATIONS
20. En ___ (forward): Fr. : AVANT
21. Not on the up-and-up : ILLEGIT
22. The Flying Wallendas, e.g. : CIRCUSACT
23. Pizzeria order : SAUSAGEANDONION
25. Director Keshishian : ALEK
26. Online giggle : HEHE
28. Give the eye : LEERAT
29. Tolstoy heroine : ANNA
30. Spooks : SCARES
32. The toast of Champaign : ILLINI
33. A police car may get one: Abbr. : APB
36. Ali, the ___ of God : LION
37. Preschoolers : TOTS
38. Some are on wheels : MEALS
43. River at Stratford, Conn. : HOUSATONIC
45. "___ a Grand Old Flag" : YOURE
46. Puts on a list : ENROLS
48. City near Lake Nasser : ASWAN
49. Retro style : DECO
51. Ques. response : ANS
53. Andrea ___ : DORIA
54. Football Hall-of-Famer Greasy ___ : NEALE
55. Open : UNCAP
58. Lots and lots : THOUSANDS
60. It's caught in a trap : DRYERLINT
64. Rod : ROSCOE
66. Some jeans, informally : LEES
67. Slippery : ICY
68. Czech leader ousted in the Velvet Revolution, 1989 : HUSAK
69. Lord's Prayer start : OUR
70. Exploits : ACTS
74. Hidden : CACHED
76. In a steady onrush : STREAMING
82. Pilgrimage locale : JERUSALEM
84. 1980's series, with "The" : ATEAM
86. Adjust, as laces : RETIE
87. Hersey's fictional town : ADANO
88. Popular street name : ELM
90. McCarthy-era hearings grp. : HUAC
93. Idyllic places : EDENS
94. Isabella and Sofia : REINAS
96. Bank : AMASS
99. Cookie name : FAMOUSAMOS
101. It may get a licking : STAMP
102. Clothe : VEST
103. Russian city, site of heavy W.W. II fighting : OREL
104. ___-Cat : SNO
105. Game in which kings are high : ECARTE
107. Post-___ : MORTEM
109. Part of the Bible: Abbr. : APOC
113. Like some Egyptian relics : NUBIAN
114. Bryce Canyon locale : UTAH
115. Bismarck, for one : OTTO
119. Tragic Roman of Shakespeare : TITUSANDRONICUS
122. Reason why : CAUSATION
124. Blessings : MERCIES
125. Dirt : GRIME
126. Glut : ENGORGE
127. Steamship worker : STOKER
128. Ward and namesakes : SELAS
129. Farsighted one : SEERESS
1. Dolphin family member : ORCA
2. Beach item : PAIL
3. To be abroad : ETRE
4. Chips : NICKS
5. March bigwig : SOUSA
6. Bind : ENCHAIN
7. Space rock : ASTEROID
8. Checks out : CASES
9. Bogie's "Barefoot Contessa" co-star : AVA
10. Town on San Francisco Bay : SAUSALITO
11. "All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes" writer : ANGELOU
12. Keen minds, metaphorically : STEELTRAPS
13. Ancient : OLDTIME
14. ___-Jo (1988 Olympics star) : FLO
15. Yakutsk's river : LENA
16. Not fer : AGIN
17. Noun suffix : TION
18. Mount known locally as Mongibello : ETNA
21. "___ emergency ..." : INAN
24. Sprung : ARISEN
27. Start of a conclusion : HENCE
31. Pioneering geneticist : CLONER
33. Give ___ (aid) : AHAND
34. Enigma : POSER
35. Transport to a distant neighborhood, say : BUSAWAY
39. Prefix with morph : ENDO
40. Stimulation : AROUSAL
41. Greene of "Bonanza" : LORNE
42. Decline : SLIDE
44. Something spun : TALE
45. Over there : YON
47. Disrespect : SASS
50. Off the team : CUT
52. Great ___ River, through Canterbury : STOUR
56. Important campaign : CRUSADE
57. Fine : AOK
59. Present : HERE
61. Dog problem : LICE
62. Caesar's "veni" : ICAME
63. U.N. locale : NYC
65. Place for a sheet : COT
68. Worked (up) : HET
70. Between open and closed : AJAR
71. Gives up : CEDES
72. Attribute : TRAIT
73. Stephen Foster girl : SUSANNA
75. Blacksmiths' sounds : HAMMERINGS
76. Mustangs' home: Abbr. : SMU
77. Small interstice : AREOLE
78. Monster slain by Perseus : MEDUSA
79. Particulars : ITEMS
80. Curtain fabric : NINON
81. Painting surface : GESSO
83. Farm soil : LOAM
85. Sounds of understanding : AHS
89. Decorative wall basin : LAVABO
91. "The game is ___" : AFOOT
92. Le Mans and others : CARRACES
95. Prodigal : SPENDER
97. Star born Frederick Austerlitz : ASTAIRE
98. Letter producer : STENCIL
100. Marsh gas constituent : METHANE
106. Heels : CURS
107. Dreams : MUSES
108. Kind of mouth : MOTOR
109. 20's producers : ATMS
110. Painter Mondrian : PIET
111. Not esto or eso : OTRO
112. Noted acting brother or sister : CUSACK
116. Bore : TIRE
117. Duds : TOGS
118. Very low ratings : ONES
120. Never, in Neuss : NIE
121. Actress Thurman : UMA
123. Treatment : USAGE

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