BONUS ROUNDS

New York Times, Sunday, December 29, 2002

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 115 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Partial : BIASED
7. Boxing prize : BELT
11. Area next to an ambulatory : APSE
15. Natural emollient : ALOE
19. And others, to Ovid : ETALII
20. "A loaf of bread ..." poet : OMAR
21. Victim : GOAT
22. Tip off : WARN
23. Precious strings : STRADS
24. Dentist's jazz band? : FINETOOTHCOMBO
27. Many a cabbie : TOOTER
28. Like tongues of fire : FLAMY
29. Intrepid : FEARLESS
30. Student of Seneca : NERO
31. Alitalia destination : ROMA
33. Test material : DNA
34. Picked-up item : TAB
36. Mason's makeover? : BRICKREDO
41. Box : ENCASE
46. Millstone : ONUS
48. Doily shade : ECRU
49. Turn on a pivot : SLUE
51. ___ Holmes, "From Here to Eternity" wife : KAREN
52. Pub competition : DARTS
54. Two years in the House : TERM
56. Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
58. Transportation with rails : SLED
59. Calls the shots : DIRECTS
61. Doll-collecting gambler's two favorite things? : BARBIEANDKENO
65. "Oops!" : SORRY
66. Not sleeping : ASTIR
67. County office : ASSESSOR
68. Answer to the folk riddle "Big head, no hair" : APIN
70. Confucian principle : TAO
71. Overflow : TEEM
72. Deposit : SEDIMENT
76. Jackets and collars : ETONS
78. Italian winemaker Carlo : ROSSI
82. Top-secret turmoil? : CLASSIFIEDADO
84. Secures : ATTAINS
86. Offering : ALMS
87. Jodie Foster film : NELL
88. Take off : SOAR
90. Key of Beethoven's "Eroica" : EFLAT
91. "Peanuts" character : LINUS
93. Win going away : ROMP
95. Part of a 58-Across : SLAT
97. See 44-Down : EVIL
98. Bygone money : PESETA
100. Embryonic instrument? : GERMCELLO
103. Former name of Tokyo : EDO
104. Early asylum : ARK
106. It holds the line : REEL
107. Way out there : AFAR
110. Kind of partner : SPARRING
115. Tiny amount : GRAIN
118. Strauss opera : SALOME
121. "I think, therefore I wrestle"? : COGITOERGOSUMO
123. Bridal shop section : TIARAS
124. Set down : ALIT
125. Pig feed : SLOP
126. Abridge, maybe : EDIT
127. ___ J. Gaines, who wrote "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" : ERNEST
128. Auto pioneer Karl : BENZ
129. Actress Petrova, femme fatale of silents : OLGA
130. Sherpa sighting : YETI
131. Mississippi River explorer : DESOTO
1. Oscar word : BEST
2. The Eagles' "Take ___ the Limit" : ITTO
3. Biblical ass? : AARONBURRO
4. Party offering : SLATE
5. You get down from it : EIDER
6. Strip : DISROBE
7. Hit on Broadway : BOFF
8. Literary Ludwig : EMIL
9. Old Scottish county on the Clyde : LANARK
10. Earthquake's onset : TREMOR
11. Months ___ : AGO
12. Magical sound effect : POOF
13. Filled to the brim : SATED
14. C2H6 : ETHANE
15. Roll-call no-show : AWOL
16. Fancy fabric : LAME
17. "Fiery" things, to Shakespeare : ORBS
18. Genesis son : ENOS
25. "So Much in Love" singers, 1963, with "the" : TYMES
26. Nut-case : CRANK
32. First name in 1950's politics : ADLAI
34. Mike who produced "Around the World in 80 Days" : TODD
35. Diarist Nin : ANAIS
37. Gate: Abbr. : RCTS
38. Dander : IRE
39. Reins in : CURBS
40. Tops at the table : OUTEATS
42. Port holders : CASKS
43. Van Gogh locale : ARLES
44. With 97-Across, a proverbial monkey's advice : SEENO
45. Witch's place : ENDOR
47. Suffix with dump : STER
50. Take marks off : ERASE
53. Beats it : SCRAMS
55. Unkempt, in a way : MATTED
57. Bit of newspaper advertising : INSERT
60. Enter via keyboard : TYPEIN
62. Ranch rope : RIATA
63. Litters : BROODS
64. Bust : DEMOTE
66. Math table entry : ANTILOG
69. Surmise : INFER
72. Hustle tickets : SCALP
73. Songwriter Greenwich : ELLIE
74. Some cursing : DAMNS
75. Campaign topic : ISSUE
77. Rope's end, maybe : NOOSE
79. Call at first : SAFE
80. 25th anniversary cookie? : SILVEROREO
81. Grant-___ : INAID
83. Bull of ads : ELMER
84. Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
85. Normandy battle site : STLO
89. Pledge of Allegiance ender : ALL
92. Dive in : START
94. Ragú rival : PREGO
96. Like newlyweds, often : TOASTED
99. Vocal passage : ARIOSO
101. Liverpool's river : MERSEY
102. Rains in the movies : CLAUDE
105. Mournful chime : KNELL
108. Renaissance ___ (old-fashioned festival) : FAIRE
109. English novelist Sillitoe and others : ALANS
110. Healing sign : SCAB
111. Spar, e.g. : POLE
112. Votin' no : AGIN
113. Nabisco brand : RITZ
114. Drink on board : GROG
116. Not orig. : IMIT
117. Reply to the Little Red Hen : NOTI
119. Ship timber : MAST
120. This, in Taxco : ESTO
122. 3.0, e.g. : GPA

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