PREFIX REMIX

New York Times, Sunday, December 3, 2006

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {FJQYZ} This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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┬ę 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Percussion instrument : GONG
5. Hive makers : SWARMS
11. Easily passed : ACED
15. Junket : TRIP
19. "Oh, uh-huh" : ISEE
20. One with a mortgage : LENDEE
21. Dark region of the moon : MARE
22. Do followers : REMI
23. Meat, lettuce, cheese and tomato in a foot-long bun? : SUBSTANDARD
25. Huge : EPIC
26. Destructive 1995 hurricane : OPAL
27. Glare reducer : TINT
28. Graffiti on a jail wall? : CONNOTATIONS
31. Traffic monitors : RADARGUNS
36. O.K. : NOD
37. "P.U.!" : UGH
38. Actor Charleson of "Chariots of Fire" : IAN
39. Poplar tree : ABELE
40. Lifeguard's purview : POOLAREA
43. Like some penguin feet : ORANGE
45. Social activity on a military base? : POSTDATING
47. Pastor who pitches? : ADMINISTER
49. Prefix with light : TWI
50. Irritated with : SOREAT
52. Nascar circuits : OVALS
53. Early second-century year : CVII
56. Something struck : OIL
59. Legal : ALLOWED
63. Support payment query? : EXCOMMUNICATION
70. Cataract site : NILE
71. Refrigerator brand : AMANA
72. "Finding ___" : NEMO
73. Cinnamon source : BARK
74. Tidewater collector : BASIN
75. Director Gus Van ___ : SANT
76. Amounts owed at a diner? : COUNTERBALANCES
79. "CHiPs" star of 1970's-80's TV : ESTRADA
82. Snowmobile steerer : SKI
83. Obsessed with : INTO
84. Defense initiative, for short : ATEST
86. Bad musician's "body part" : TINEAR
91. Draft org. : NBA
94. Part voting aye? : PROPORTION
99. Headwear for a building chief? : SUPERVISOR
102. "S O S" : HELPME
103. Bottle size : ONELITER
105. Cat-___-tails : ONINE
106. Maria preceder : AVE
107. Dockworkers' org. : ILA
109. Shine, in product names : GLO
110. Island hoppers : SEAPLANES
112. Junk mail a trucker might get? : SEMICIRCULAR
116. Auto needs : TAGS
117. Killarney's land : ERIN
118. Drink mixer : COLA
119. Where we be? : DISLOCATION
125. Insurer's calculation : RISK
126. Bygone despot : TSAR
127. One who's left : EMIGRE
128. Big source of corn : IOWA
129. Legis. meeting : SESS
130. Radio, e.g. : SEND
131. Judge's declaration : RECESS
132. Run things : RULE
1. Dogfaces : GIS
2. Big Ten powerhouse, for short : OSU
3. Homestead Natl. Monument locale : NEB
4. Unified whole : GESTALT
5. Looie or hooey, e.g. : SLANG
6. Approached : WENTUPTO
7. "Then what?" : AND
8. Food label fig. : RDA
9. Chicago futures exchange, for short : MERC
10. Arizona tourist town : SEDONA
11. Changed : AMENDED
12. Pitch-raising guitar device : CAPO
13. Verdi aria : ERITU
14. Having all angles equal to 144 degrees : DECAGONAL
15. Counselor on "Star Trek: T.N.G." : TROI
16. Fix, as brickwork : REPOINT
17. "Somehow everything gets done" : IMANAGE
18. Footed glass : PILSNER
24. Clich├ęd : TIRED
29. Romance novelist Roberts : NORA
30. Electrification : THRILL
31. Totally consumed : RAPT
32. "Take ___" ("Congratulations!") : ABOW
33. Extra capsule in a pill bottle : DESICCANT
34. Film style : NOIR
35. Loudness measure : SONE
41. N.Y.C. landing site : LGA
42. Latin 101 word : AMO
44. Not quite rhyming : ASSONANT
46. "Just ___ about to ?" : ASIM
48. Trump daughter : IVANKA
51. Robert Burns's "___ Louse" : TOA
54. "The Sound of Music" family name : VONTRAPP
55. Philanthropist Hogg : IMA
57. "What'll ___?" : ITBE
58. When repeated, start of a child's taunt : LIAR
60. Where the first Ringling Brothers circus was staged, 1884 : WISCONSIN
61. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
62. Places to put your feet up : DENS
63. Facility : EASE
64. Kind of tree : XMAS
65. Having parts to be filled : UNCAST
66. "The Matrix" hero : NEO
67. Radio iconoclast : IMUS
68. Bop : CONK
69. Ball : ORB
74. Outlaw : BAN
77. Small songbird : TIT
78. One way to the Hamptons, for short : LIRR
80. The first letter in 84-Across : ATOMIC
81. Bums : DERELICTS
85. Uruguayan uncle : TIO
87. "Woe ___" (humorous grammar book) : ISI
88. Loco : NUTS
89. Sport with arm-waving : EPEE
90. Bubble makers : AERATORS
92. Fish throwaway : BONE
93. God with a crested helmet and spear : ARES
94. Sci-fi weaponry : PHASERS
95. It might end with a start : REVERIE
96. Rebels of the Southeastern Conference : OLEMISS
97. Wary : ONGUARD
98. Dudley Do-Right's love : NELL
100. Vital Russian route : VOLGA
101. Agitated : INASTIR
104. Stevedore : LOADER
108. Emerged : AROSE
111. Things counted by the second? : PACES
113. Signs : INKS
114. Genealogist's study : CLAN
115. Nature film? : RIME
120. [per the original] : SIC
121. Size bigger than med. : LGE
122. It might be called in : IOU
123. Wise one : OWL
124. Rob Roy's refusal : NAE

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