GROOVY KIND OF LOVE

New York Times, Sunday, February 13, 2000

Author: Bill Zais
Editor: Will Shortz
Bill Zais
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 146, Blocks: 79 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Zais. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Keel attachment : MAST
5. Crowd features : FACES
10. "A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread--and Thou" poet : OMAR
14. Needed to say "Oops" : ERRED
19. Member of the chorus : ALTO
20. Coffee allure : AROMA
21. Dear, in Italy : CARA
22. Unknowing : NAIVE
23. 1974 Stylistics hit : YOUMAKEMEFEELBRANDNEW
27. Leave the union : SECEDE
28. Spin : REEL
29. Inasmuch (as) : SEEING
30. Josh : KID
31. Stylist Vidal : SASSOON
34. Heart locations : BOSOMS
36. Flap : ADO
38. "The Drew Carey Show" setting : OHIO
39. Part of a front-end alignment : TOEIN
41. Bar selections : RYES
43. Make, as a putt : SINK
45. Ask, as for aid : TURNTO
48. Cat scanners : VETS
49. "___ pal..." : BEA
50. Singled out as important : KEYEDON
52. Slave's response : GROAN
54. Attention grabbers : AHEMS
56. Words with hole or all : INONE
57. Sends : THRILLS
60. "Cleopatra" director : DEMILLE
62. It's gender : NEUTER
64. Like an expired parking meter : UNFED
65. Advice for a rejectee, maybe : REAPPLY
66. Standard & ___ : POORS
68. "La Vita Nuova" poet : DANTE
69. Down : ABASHED
72. Up : HAPPY
75. Zodiac symbol : ARCHER
80. Dutch artist Jan : VERMEER
81. Batman and Superman, to villains : NEMESES
83. Not stand on ceremony? : ELOPE
84. Asian palm : ARECA
85. Entanglement : TIEUP
86. Ancient region of France : ALSATIA
88. ___ Maria : TIA
89. Search : SCAN
91. Envoy : LEGATE
94. Year Dryden died : MDCC
95. Mr. Pecksniff of "Martin Chuzzlewit" : SETH
97. Blabs, when doubled : NAMES
99. On the job : ATIT
100. Language suffix : ISH
101. Month before Adar : SHEBAT
103. Last : SURVIVE
106. Joker : WAG
108. Masters : LEARNS
110. Street with stores, usually : MAIN
111. Dictatorial sort : TINGOD
114. 1977 Foreigner hit : FEELSLIKETHEFIRSTTIME
119. Crucifix spots : APSES
120. Kind of organ or dream : PIPE
121. Unelected group : JUNTA
122. Catalog card abbr. : ETAL
123. Mess up : MISDO
124. Box with headgear : SPAR
125. Take out or in : ALTER
126. Physics unit : DYNE
1. Giants' retired number 24 : MAYS
2. Emollient : ALOE
3. 1960 Elvis Presley hit : STUCKONYOU
4. Marisa of "My Cousin Vinny" : TOMEI
5. Faux : FAKE
6. "You ___ here" : ARE
7. Dot follower : COM
8. The Sage of Concord : EMERSON
9. They may be cracked : SAFES
10. Cat with a banded tail : OCELOT
11. ___ du pays (homesickness) : MAL
12. Wall St. pros : ARBS
13. Baked dish : RAREBIT
14. A Cosby : ENNIS
15. Pennsylvania home of TV Guide : RADNOR
16. 1979 Anita Ward hit : RINGMYBELL
17. She raised Cain : EVE
18. Morning glory? : DEW
24. Stick (on) : ADD
25. Classified ad abbr. : EEO
26. Time without end : AEONS
31. Divert : SHUNT
32. Kind of pump : AIR
33. Observatory observations : NOVAS
35. Decorous : SEEMLY
36. Welcome warmly : ASKIN
37. Compound with two double bonds : DIENE
38. Indian near the Platte : OTO
40. Fabric suffix : EEN
42. MS. inclusion : SASE
44. Man hiding a cape : KENT
46. Weekly cry : TGIF
47. Heraldic border : ORLE
51. Like some fishing : DEEPSEA
53. Passé : OLD
54. ___ law (physics formula) : AMPERES
55. Not passé : HIP
58. Former British Foreign Secretary Douglas : HURD
59. Workers in white, for short : RNS
60. Scout group : DEN
61. "Do I dare to ___ peach?" : EATA
63. Architect Mies van der ___ : ROHE
65. "Big Mouth" Martha : RAYE
67. "Star-Spangled Banner" word : OER
68. Baseball twin-killings: Abbr. : DPS
69. High spots : AERIES
70. 1958 Jerry Lee Lewis hit : BREATHLESS
71. Bravo competitor : AMC
72. Half a brayin' : HEE
73. City near the Caspian Sea : AMUL
74. ___ Le Pew : PEPE
76. Shut (up) : CLAM
77. 1956 Perry Como hit : HOTDIGGITY
78. These have many extras : EPICS
79. Ken : REACH
80. Wine-making equipment : VATS
81. Figures ending many prices : NINES
82. "Socrate" composer : SATIE
85. Topper : TAM
87. Reason for a third serve : LET
89. Entangle : SNARL
90. Plants with aromatic oils : CATNIPS
92. Lucrative : GAINFUL
93. It goes off-road: Abbr. : ATV
96. Followed obediently : HEELED
98. Historic Fort ___ : SUMTER
102. Certain opera singer : BASSO
104. Good cheer : RAH
105. 53-Down, to Juanita : VIEJA
106. 1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning play : WIT
107. Chipped in : ANTED
109. Deejay's worry : SKIP
111. Peter, e.g. : TSAR
112. Land on the Strait of Hormuz : OMAN
113. Take-out sign : DELE
114. Rels. : FAM
115. Prefix with center : EPI
116. Standards issuer, briefly : EPA
117. I.R.A. increaser : INT
118. A.A.A. suggestion : RTE

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