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New York Times, Sunday, December 3, 1995

Author: Martin Schneider
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Schneider
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Schneider. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Make sour : ACERBATE
9. Finished perfectly : ACED
13. Ring rating assn. : WBC
16. Unseldom : OFT
19. Deprives (of) : BEREAVES
20. Boisterous party : RAVE
21. Rubout : ERASURE
23. Scrawling ceramicist : BEATRIXPOTTER
25. Poured wine, ceremonially : LIBATED
26. Up : ASTIR
27. Penning pastry chef : RUSSELLBAKER
29. Chinese soup ingredient : NEST
32. Kind of light : ARC
33. Palm feature : LIFELINE
34. Yoga type : HATHA
35. Start of an ode's title : TOA
36. About 5% of Europe : IBERIA
37. Blotter letters : AKA
39. Old-fashioned buckle : TACHE
41. White House advisory grp. : NSC
43. Bad: Prefix : DYS
44. Mountain overlooking Troy : IDA
47. Oprah alternative : MONTEL
49. Result of a firing? : ASH
51. Where any two diams. meet : CTR
53. Marion Cunningham, for one : TVMOM
55. Supplements : ADDS
56. Alphabet run : LMN
58. Japanese-born conceptual artist : ONO
60. Hospital instr. : ECG
63. _____ jure : IPSO
64. Composing caskmaker : JAMESFENIMORECOOPER
69. Writing redcap : KATHERINEANNEPORTER
71. Typing tenor : ISAACBASHEVISSINGER
73. Title fellow in a Beatles song : JUDE
75. Inlet : RIA
76. Medit. nation : ISR
77. Sign of triumph : VEE
78. Rectangular pilaster : ANTA
79. "I never _____ much in my life!" : ATESO
81. Sodom refugee : LOT
83. Any ship : SHE
85. Patron of Venice : STMARK
87. Hankering : YEN
88. Toupee : RUG
91. Stake : BET
93. Last Supper question : ISITI
95. Stocking stuffer : TOE
96. Synodic decrees : CANONS
98. Gator or orange follower : ADE
100. Small anchor : KEDGE
102. Like some verse : TROCHAIC
104. Roman household god : LAR
105. Olympic sport : EPEE
106. Sonnetizing servant : SAMUELBUTLER
108. Not exact : LOOSE
112. Court sport : JAIALAI
113. Scribbling sculptor : RAYMONDCARVER
117. "It's probable..." : ODDSARE
118. Second coming? : ECHO
119. North-ern exposure? : IRANGATE
120. "You bet!" : YES
121. Postal abbrs. : RDS
122. Directly : SOON
123. Asian capital : NEWDELHI
1. Pop group in "Muriel's Wedding" : ABBA
2. 2.0 grades : CEES
3. He was, in Rome : ERAT
4. Wrinkle remover : RETINA
5. Hair clasp : BARRETTE
6. Bird: Prefix : AVI
7. S.E. Hinton novel : TEX
8. Telepathist's gift : ESP
9. Conductor Toscanini : ARTURO
10. The very picture of health? : CATSCAN
11. Times in classifieds : EVES
12. Vagrant : DERELICT
13. Robust : WELLFED
14. Abscam crime : BRIBERY
15. Mystical scholar : CABALIST
16. Extinguish, in dialect : OUTEN
17. Jacques of song : FRERE
18. Alaska's Sen. Stevens : TED
22. Egyptian waterwheel : SAKIA
24. Emulates Webster : ORATES
28. Word in political movements : LIB
30. "... you _____ your God": Leviticus : SHALLFEAR
31. The second X in XXX : TAC
34. Attendant : HANDMAIDEN
37. Key of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7: Abbr. : AMAJ
38. Rochester-based company : KODAK
40. Elephant man? : HANNIBAL
42. Snobs : SCORNERS
44. Fertilize : IMPREGNATE
45. Items on a list : DOS
46. Part of a Latin conjugation : AMO
48. Jungle menaces : TSETSES
50. Real estate offering : HOMESITE
52. Doesn't serve : RECEIVES
54. _____ Memorial : VIETNAM
57. Word of thanks : MERCI
59. _____ ark : NOAHS
61. Thicket : COPSE
62. March, in a way : GOOSESTEP
65. _____ Na Na : SHA
66. Claire of "Ninotchka" : INA
67. Part of S.A.S.E.: Abbr. : ENV
68. Longtime Mex. ruling party : PRI
70. Fashion type : RETRO
72. Search thoroughly : RAKE
73. Noisy bird : JAY
74. Western Atlantic Conference player : UTE
80. Solemnly prophetic : ORACULAR
82. Masks : OBSCURES
84. Westernmost of the Canaries : HIERRO
86. Beach : TIDELAND
89. Like good children, traditionally : UNHEARD
90. Blockers : GOALIES
92. Word to a hound : TALLYHO
94. One of the Turners : IKE
96. Deep sleeps : COMAS
97. Quill tip : NIB
99. Inferior deity : DAEMON
101. John F. Kennedy Jr.'s magazine : GEORGE
102. 18th Hebrew letter : TSADE
103. Speakeasy occurrences : RAIDS
107. _____ Bell : TACO
109. Track figure : OVAL
110. The fourth man : SETH
111. "..._____ saw Elba" : EREI
112. Euphoria : JOY
114. Acquaintance of Henry Miller : NIN
115. Rap's Dr. _____ : DRE
116. Farm sound : CAW

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