THAT'S TAT!

New York Times, Sunday, December 7, 1997

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 77 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ending with way or sea : FARER
6. Commercial fuel : COALGAS
13. Questions closely : GRILLS
19. Placed on a pedestal : ADORED
21. Nazareth native : ISRAELI
22. Expire : RUNOUT
23. MASH member : MEDICO
24. Songbird's lament? : THETRILLISGONE
26. Extract : ELICIT
27. Without ___ (daringly) : ANET
28. Rand Corporation employee : IDEAMAN
29. Trophy locale : DEN
30. Sot : TOSSPOT
33. Hun king, in myth : ATLI
35. B.O. sign : SRO
36. Match : SEE
38. Story of trouble in the Oriole clubhouse? : THETORNBIRDS
42. More inclined : APTER
44. Pitch in : AID
45. Prefix with -verse : UNI
46. Emulate Webster : ORATE
49. New York neighborhood : SOHO
50. Slip : ERR
51. Not our : THEIR
53. Approaches : NEARS
54. You, abroad : SIE
55. Having parasites in the hair? : TICKHEADED
57. Kind of test : BETA
59. Farm creature : ANT
60. Is faithful : ADHERES
61. 1954 Maxwell Anderson play, with "The" : BADSEED
64. Where on parle français, perhaps : ICI
65. Looked : PEERED
66. ___ paper, used for postage stamps : PELURE
69. Turk. borders it : MED
70. Hangs back : LINGERS
72. Mad states : DELIRIA
73. Big bird : EMU
74. "The Open Window" writer : SAKI
75. Like Jack Haley in "The Wizard of Oz"? : TINSKINNED
78. Short snort : NIP
79. "Phooey!" : NERTS
82. Like pear tree leaves : OVATE
83. Pothook shape : ESS
84. Go without : WANT
85. Auerbach of "The Jack Benny Show" : ARTIE
86. Julio, for one : MES
87. Record label abbr. : BMI
88. Shop talk : LINGO
89. Risk a blowout? : HANGBYATREAD
93. Clause connector : AND
94. KLM competitor : SAS
97. MacLaine movie "Guarding ___" : TESS
98. Summer discomfort : HOTNESS
100. L.A.P.D. call : APB
103. It has pull : TRACTOR
106. ___ the Hyena ("Li'l Abner" character) : LENA
107. Front line : ISOBAR
109. Acknowledgment from Gen. Montgomery? : YOUHAVEMYTANKS
113. Pax ___ : ROMANA
114. What's left : ESTATE
115. Horton Foote's "Tender ___" : MERCIES
116. Wet floor : SEABED
117. Farm device : SEEDER
118. Largest in scope : VASTEST
119. Without any pizazz : DRYLY
1. Big, so to speak : FAMED
2. Designer Simpson : ADELE
3. Statue of a repairman? : RODINSTHETINKER
4. Actor Stoltz : ERIC
5. Elocutionist : RECITER
6. Part of a footnote abbr. : CIT
7. Circular : OSHAPED
8. Reply to "Am too!" : ARENOT
9. Not on time for : LATETO
10. Goldfinger portrayer ___ Frobe : GERT
11. Subject of a 1996 Oscar-winning documentary : ALI
12. Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
13. Bowl setting : GRIDIRON
14. Dodge : RUSE
15. Swenson of "Benson" : INGA
16. Towers : LOOMS
17. Like some landings : LUNAR
18. Dictator's assistant : STENO
20. Affect : DOTO
25. Caron role : LILI
31. Food group : STARCHES
32. Goldbrick : SHIRKER
33. "Tomorrow" show : ANNIE
34. Classic sports car, informally : TBIRD
37. Want ad abbr. : EEO
39. Had second thoughts : RUED
40. Dr. of rap : DRE
41. Some Monte Carlo Rally winners : SAABS
42. Goes after : ASSAILS
43. Showy, scarlet flower : POINCIANA
47. Story of adoptive jungle dwellers? : TREEMENANDABABY
48. Looking up to : ESTEEMING
50. Duck down : EIDER
51. Prepared to drive : TEED
52. Suffers from : HAS
55. Sticky stuff : TAPE
56. Otto I's realm: Abbr. : HRE
58. Total : ADDUPTO
61. Loser at Fredericksburg : BURNSIDE
62. Sign of spring : ARIES
63. Conked out : DEAD
66. Lap dog : PEKE
67. Connecticut collegian : ELI
68. Back blocker : LINEMAN
71. Size : GIRTH
72. Aug. setting : DST
75. The Pyramids, e.g. : TOMBS
76. Actresses Judith and Dana : IVEYS
77. Discovery grp. : NASA
80. Rio relative : TIA
81. Dispatched : SENTOVER
84. Standings stat : WIN
87. Moves (oneself) : BETAKES
88. Practiced for a rodeo : LASSOED
90. "Primal Fear" star : GERE
91. Show for which Liza Minnelli won a 1978 Tony : THEACT
92. Presidential nickname : RONNIE
94. Eye sores : STYES
95. Emerged : AROSE
96. Prepare, as mushrooms : SAUTE
99. Letter opener : SIRS
101. Control ___ : PANEL
102. Bunch name : BRADY
104. Jeremy's singing partner : CHAD
105. Site of some Millais works, with "the" : TATE
106. G.P.O. items : LTRS
108. Barbra's 1968 co-star : OMAR
110. 100th anniversary of the Potemkin mutiny : MMV
111. Senate approval : YEA
112. Fast way to J.F.K. : SST

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