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New York Times, Sunday, December 26, 2010

Author: Darin McDaniel
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. McDaniel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shine : EXCEL
6. Intensifies, with "up" : AMPS
10. High-school class : SHOP
14. On the 73-Across, e.g. : ATSEA
19. √Član : VERVE
20. Lampblack : SOOT
21. Come to : WAKE
22. Shifty ones? : GEARS
23. Loving comment from an astronaut's wife? : INEEDMYSPACEMAN
26. Place from which to watch a Hawaiian sunset : LANAI
27. Low tip : TOENAIL
28. Not well : BADLY
29. Throws (off) : CASTS
30. Close : END
31. Big brass : TUBA
34. Plumber's fitting : TEE
35. News offices : BUREAUS
37. The Dark Knight rooms with Quasimodo? : BATMANSINTHEBELFRY
41. Chili powder ingredient : CUMIN
44. "He wore a diamond" in "Copacabana" : RICO
45. Ryan's "Love Story" co-star : ALI
46. Origin : SEED
47. Hotel's ask-your-greeter-anything approach? : OPENDOORMANPOLICY
53. Popular portal : MSN
54. Swift : FLEET
55. Modern pentathlon event : EPEE
56. Difference in days between the lunar and solar year : EPACT
61. "All clear" : ITSSAFE
64. Honoree's spot : DAIS
65. Singer Carey : MARIAH
66. "South Park" character leading a walk around a paddock? : CARTMANBEFORETHEHORSE
71. Patronized a restaurant : ATEOUT
72. One ___ (ball game) : OCAT
73. W.W. II carrier praised by Churchill for its ability to "sting twice" : USSWASP
74. Vaults : LEAPS
75. Aspersion : SLUR
76. Brazilian name for six popes : PAULO
79. Speak lovingly : COO
80. What Dustin Hoffman gets to do often, thanks to royalties? : TAKEARAINMANCHECK
85. Advantages : PROS
89. Scoundrel : CUR
90. Steve McQueen's first major movie, with "The" : BLOB
91. Sled dog : HUSKY
92. Actor Hugh involved in every swap shop deal? : JACKMANOFALLTRADES
98. W.W. I hero played by Gary Cooper : SGTYORK
99. Pre-1868 Tokyo : EDO
100. "Don't strain" : EASY
101. Song on an album : CUT
104. ___ Gillis of 1960s TV : DOBIE
105. Colloquialism : IDIOM
107. Bar activity : KARAOKE
110. Like some gases : NOBLE
111. Actor John playing Wayne Knight's role on "Seinfeld"? : GOODMANASNEWMAN
114. Inhabitant of the Pribilof Islands : ALEUT
115. Razor brand : ATRA
116. Quotable Hall-of-Famer, informally : YOGI
117. Excoriate : BLAST
118. "Viva ___!" : ELREY
119. Pastoral sounds : BAAS
120. Sign : OMEN
121. Dummkopfs : ASSES
1. Modern party summons : EVITE
2. Element in strobe lights : XENON
3. Confession of faith : CREED
4. Square : EVEN
5. Mother of Helen : LEDA
6. Retreat : ASYLUM
7. ___ Eisley, "Star Wars" cantina town : MOS
8. Dad : POP
9. Attempt : STAB
10. Winter Olympics powerhouse : SWEDEN
11. Whence the phrase "Murder most foul" : HAMLET
12. So-so : OKAY
13. Pound : PEN
14. Harshly bright : AGLARE
15. Prickly plants : TEASELS
16. Onetime home for Georgia O'Keeffe : SANTAFE
17. Expunction : ERASURE
18. Sinatra's "Softly, ___ Leave You" : ASI
24. Hand, in slang : MITT
25. Charged particle : CATION
29. Third-degree, in math : CUBIC
32. Vermont city : BARRE
33. Cartoon genre : ANIME
35. Contradict : BELIE
36. Old-time cartoonist Hoff : SYD
37. Hopper : BIN
38. Plus : AND
39. Vamoose : SCAT
40. Most fit : HALEST
41. Funny : COMICAL
42. Like Rochester, N.Y. : UPSTATE
43. Literally, "guilty mind" : MENSREA
48. Run ___ the mouth : OFFAT
49. Author Robert ___ Butler : OLEN
50. Nectar flavor : PEAR
51. 1960s TV boy : OPIE
52. Chorus of approvals : YEAHS
57. Projecting front : PROW
58. The Red Baron and others : AIRACES
59. Clerical robe : CASSOCK
60. Stir : THEPOKY
62. "Uncle!" : STOP
63. Something that's not optional : AMUST
64. E-mail address component : DOT
65. Quark/antiquark particle : MESON
67. Slow dance with quick turns : BOLERO
68. S. American land : ECUA
69. Actress Diane of "Numb3rs" : FARR
70. ___ Bowl : HULA
75. Shut out : SKUNK
76. Tiresomely disagreeable sort : PILL
77. Make ___ of : ANOTE
78. Planetary shadow : UMBRA
81. Without ___ (nonchalantly) : ACARE
82. Flowering : ABLOOM
83. "El ___ vive!" (revolutionary catchphrase) : CHE
84. Czech martyr Jan : HUS
85. Comfy bedwear : PJS
86. Ann or Andy : RAGDOLL
87. When Canada celebrates Thanksgiving : OCTOBER
88. Azure : SKYBLUE
93. Half : MOIETY
94. Topper for Ol' Blue Eyes : FEDORA
95. Nike competitor : ADIDAS
96. Welcomes warmly : ASKSIN
97. Actress Cannon : DYAN
101. Results of some accidents : COMAS
102. Decree : UKASE
103. Backpackers' gear : TENTS
105. Wee bit : IOTA
106. Spread for lunch, maybe : MAYO
108. First name in country : REBA
109. Woodworking tools : AWLS
110. Dundee dissent : NAE
111. Yak : GAB
112. Passeport info : NOM
113. Dating service datum : AGE

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