P.S. I LOVE YOU

New York Times, Sunday, December 5, 1993

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lacked a herd mentality : STRAYED
8. _____ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
12. Algonquian speakers : CHIPPEWA
20. Speaker's skill : ORATORY
21. Genealogist's work : TREE
22. Make a fitting change : RETAILOR
23. Movies : PICTURESHOWS
25. Big demand : EXACTION
26. Stick with a point : SPEAR
27. Literally, "way of the gods" : SHINTO
28. Kind of blue : NILE
29. Jay or em follower : CEE
31. Serve brilliantly : ACE
32. Serkin's support : PIANOSTOOL
38. Queen's home? : ANTHILL
42. Get-together: Abbr. : MTG
43. Country rocker Steve : EARLE
44. Whip severely : TAR
45. Fly out of Africa? : TSETSE
49. Itsy-bitsy : WEE
50. Valuable strings : STRADS
51. String and Windsor, e.g. : TIES
53. Fanfare maker : TRUMPET
55. They hang by the neck : WATTLES
56. Part of G E.: Abbr. : ELEC
57. Seriously harmed : MAIMED
58. Overindulges, with "on" : DOTES
59. Physical beginning : META
60. Band of seven : SEPTET
61. Real card : JOKER
62. They carry programs : PCS
65. Give a hint : PROMPT
67. Crack at an easy target : POTSHOT
69. Banking feature in real estate : ESCROW
71. Cough med. dosage, often : TSP
72. Ammo provider : ARMER
74. Shake a leg : HASTEN
76. Use of oilstone : HONE
77. Skirt : AVOID
78. Old TV's "_____ Space" : LOSTIN
79. ''Major'' suffix : ETTE
80. Pre-meal ritual : WASHING
83. Stuck, in a way : IMPALED
84. Epic achievement : FEAT
85. Pumping, in a way : ASKING
86. CBS's Rather : DAN
87. Singer Brewer : TERESA
90. Poly _____ (college course, for short) : SCI
91. Crime fighters' tactic : STING
92. Calf's place : LEG
93. Kitchen add-on : DINETTE
95. Like most bowl games : POSTSEASON
98. Jazz style : BOP
101. Cleveland player : CAV
102. Library volume : TOME
103. Buckeye : OHIOAN
106. Lullaby start : TOORA
110. Ravel, e.g. : COMPOSER
114. You, now : PUZZLESOLVER
116. Court psychiatrist : ALIENIST
117. "A Death In the Family" author : AGEE
118. Financially O.K. : SOLVENT
119. Lab testers : REAGENTS
120. Spoils : ROTS
121. Eliot's "_____ Among the Nightingales" : SWEENEY
1. Rolls, for stew : SOPS
2. Stumble : TRIP
3. Campaign : RACE
4. Stick on : ATTACH
5. Cry after "Tag" : YOUREIT
6. Bungle : ERR
7. Goes blonde? : DYES
8. Code of conduct : ETHIC
9. Radio-controlled plane : DRONE
10. "Eye of _____" (recipe item) : NEWT
11. Fabulous guy? : AESOP
12. Having a notched edge : CRENATE
13. Witch's work : HEXING
14. Author Calvino : ITALO
15. Indy 500 leaders : PACESETTERS
16. Frank Norris novel, with "The" : PIT
17. Shiloh priest : ELI
18. Seek a little love : WOO
19. Son to Val and Aleta : ARN
24. _____ Na Na : SHA
30. Every lily has two : ELS
33. "_____ a man with seven ..." : IMET
34. Bite-sized pasties : TARTS
35. Word-of-mouth : ORAL
36. Like Chaucer's feldes or bokes : OLDE
37. Minus : LESS
38. Give it a go : ATTEMPT
39. Roofers, at times : NAILERS
40. Cradle site, in rhyme : TREETOP
41. "_____ Entertain You" : LETME
46. Boxed in : TRAPPED
47. Would-be spouse : SUITOR
48. Irish patriot Robert : EMMET
49. Word after "I thee" : WED
50. Curtain fabric : SATEEN
52. Sucker play : SCAM
54. Lovebirds' hangout? : PETSHOP
55. Mixed-veggie cooker : WOK
58. More nuts : DOTTIER
60. Football Hall-of-Famer Ken : STRONG
61. Elbow : JOSTLE
62. Sit-in : PROTEST
63. Kind of lens : CONTACT
64. Kind of pie : SWEETIE
66. Granolith : PAVINGSTONE
68. Initiates an attack : HASAT
70. Person in a big white hat? : CHEF
73. Russian fighter : MIG
75. Over : ENDED
77. "I can take _____!" : AHINT
78. K-O interval : LMN
80. Mandrake the Magician's nemesis : WASP
81. Regarding : ASTO
82. Stowe gear : SKIS
83. Shakespeare's "ancient" : IAGO
86. Hot spots : DESERTS
88. Words to a dog : SIC
89. Novelist France : ANATOLE
92. Unlikeliest, as an alibi : LAMEST
94. Metamorphose : EVOLVE
96. Lab stain : EOSIN
97. Type of stock certificate : NOPAR
98. He wrote "Carmen" : BIZET
99. Lava does it : OOZES
100. Good buddy : PAL
104. Quasimodo's creator : HUGO
105. '87 Costner film role : NESS
107. Where one's goose is cooked : OVEN
108. Artist Magritte : RENE
109. Like some salon conversation : ARTY
110. Hatchback, e.g. : CAR
111. Bullfight cry : OLE
112. She played Alice in "Alice" : MIA
113. Identify, in slang : PEG
115. Piglet's mom : SOW

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