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New York Times, Sunday, February 12, 1995

Author: Alex & Victoria Black
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Black. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Black. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Liquor shop order : CASE
5. Apple variety : ADAMS
10. Carson predecessor : PAAR
14. Bag, in dialect : POKE
18. One of the Bowls : HULA
19. Exemplary : MODEL
20. "_____ when?" : SINCE
21. Final notice : OBIT
22. Nest eggs, for short : IRAS
23. Softly : PIANO
24. Kind of dish : PETRI
25. Give the slip to : LOSE
26. Potholes : PAVEMENTDEFICIENCIES
30. Makes one : MERGES
31. Grays : AGES
32. Wine holder : VAT
33. Claims : ALLEGES
36. Part of the familia : TIO
37. Addition to a letter : CEDILLA
41. First name in hotelkeeping : LEONA
42. Manicurist : NAILTECHNICIAN
46. Projecting angle : CANT
47. Lasso parts : NOOSES
49. Iota : WHIT
50. Thunder Bay locale: Abbr. : ONT
51. Schoenberg's "_____ to Napoleon" : ODE
52. Engross : RIVET
53. Exfoliate : PEEL
54. Idiosyncrasy : KINK
56. Parachute attacks : VERTICALINSERTIONS
61. Store fodder : ENSILE
62. Sushi offering : EEL
63. Shaky start? : SEISMO
67. Wristwatch : PERSONALTIMECENTER
74. Ornery fellow : CUSS
76. Heart-to-heart : CHAT
77. Indispensable : VITAL
78. Literary initials : RLS
79. What "+" means: Abbr. : POS
80. "Easy to Be Hard" musical : HAIR
81. Webster, for one : ORATOR
83. Roman ethicist : CATO
84. Utility bill : ENERGYDOCUMENT
88. Timekeeper, of sorts : BATON
89. Encroachments : INROADS
90. _____ Brainard, the Absent-Minded Professor : NED
91. Intellectualizes : REASONS
93. Bus depot abbr. : ARR
94. Belt : SWIG
96. Detects : SMELLS
98. Dust : AIRBORNEPARTICULATES
105. Hatcher of "Lois & Clark" : TERI
106. False front : GUISE
107. Hearing enabled : EARED
108. Plant pod : BOLL
109. Cereal choice : BRAN
110. Over : ENDED
111. Admiral Byrd book : ALONE
112. 1967 folk album : ARLO
113. Something to break into : SONG
114. Opposite of alway : NEER
115. Nudges : PESTS
116. Individual figure : STAT
1. Minimum wager : CHIP
2. Goddess of gentle winds : AURA
3. Tito, e.g. : SLAV
4. Right of passage : EASEMENT
5. It comes as a shock : AMPERE
6. Activities : DOINGS
7. Early TV's "_____ With Judy" : ADATE
8. Repairs : MENDS
9. Gin flavoring : SLOE
10. Slice : PIECE
11. Pro's foes : ANTIS
12. Port north of Haifa : ACRE
13. Create the wheel? : REINVENT
14. Tactful : POLITIC
15. Penetrating wind : OBOE
16. 1930 hit "The _____ Waltz" : KISS
17. It starts in juin : ETE
20. Tap : SPIGOT
27. Prefix with dose : MEGA
28. Goes belly up : FAILS
29. Muslim judge : CADI
33. Bookcase site : ALCOVE
34. Heavy : LEADEN
35. Hardly partygoers : LONERS
36. Secure : TIE
37. Kind of dog : CHILI
38. Regulus' constellation, with "the" : LION
39. Thin : LANK
40. Hill dweller : ANT
42. Author Behn : NOEL
43. Spumante source : ASTI
44. Juice server : EWER
45. "Good night, _____" (old TV sign-off) : CHET
47. Comparatively likable : NICER
48. Follicles have them : OVA
52. Vexes : RILES
53. It gets a tanning : PELT
54. Pay obeisance : KNEEL
55. "The doctor _____" : ISIN
57. Rewards for waiting : TIPS
58. Without water : NEAT
59. French preservative : SEL
60. Sesame Street dweller : OSCAR
64. Prefix with sphere : STRATO
65. Overcoat material : MELTON
66. Bean and others : ORSONS
68. Bushels : SCADS
69. Home to 19 Congressmen : OHIO
70. Pusher's pursuer : NARC
71. Sculptor Mestrovic : IVAN
72. Fly catcher : MITT
73. W.W. II area: Abbr. : ETO
74. '40s boxer Billy : CONN
75. Word with friendly or fee : USER
79. Ieoh Ming _____ : PEI
80. #1 on a table : HYDROGEN
81. Physics particle : OMEGA
82. Flushed : RED
83. Winter melons: Var. : CASSABAS
85. Brisk, as business : ROARING
86. Uniforms : GARB
87. Having a single foot : UNIPED
88. _____ State (David Letterman's alma mater) : BALL
91. Fresh : RECENT
92. Escapes : ELUDES
94. Nasty : SNIDE
95. North Sea feeder : WESER
96. Warmed-over : STALE
97. Some Surrealist works : MIROS
98. Pertaining to flight : AERO
99. Neighbor of Armenia : IRAN
100. Ancient writing : RUNE
101. Come by : REAP
102. Suit material, perhaps : TORT
103. Miss Cinders of old comics : ELLA
104. Groove : SLOT
105. Cable net : TBS

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