BARGAINING

New York Times, Sunday, February 13, 2011

Author: Ian Livengood
Editor: Will Shortz
Ian Livengood
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 79 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Little reminders : POSTITS
8. Bad record, e.g. : STIGMA
14. Coiled killers : ASPS
18. Home of Elaine, in Arthurian legend : ASTOLAT
19. Pirate's support : PEGLEG
20. Donne piece : SONNET
22. "Should I say 'Come here often?' or 'Hey, babe!'"? : WHATSMYBARLINE
24. Recite, as a prayer : INTONE
25. See 23-Down : TEASER
26. Area banning pub regulars? : NOBARFLYZONE
28. Heartache : WOE
30. "Before I forget ..." : ALSO
32. Losing tic-tac-toe row : OOX
33. Actor Penn of "Van Wilder" : KAL
34. Kind of jelly : ASPIC
37. Connecting word : VIA
38. Pirate's support? : MAST
41. Capitol Records' parent co. : EMI
42. Lines on a Dan Brown best seller? : THEDAVINCIBARCODE
48. "Riddle-me-___" : REE
49. Like some yoga : TANTRIC
50. Sworn secrecy : OMERTA
51. Settled (on) : ALIT
53. E.T.'s ability to use the lower part of a keyboard? : ALIENSPACEBARCRAFT
58. Carpet option : SHAG
61. Subject for gossip : ITEM
62. Easily swayed : PLIABLE
63. ___ Dan (Israeli archaeological site) : TEL
64. Guidebook recommendation : HOSTEL
67. Not in the country : ABROAD
70. N.Y.C. avenue : LEX
71. "Welcome to the Jungle" rocker : AXLROSE
73. Support provider : ALLY
74. Crux : MEAT
75. Where dimwitted people pay to drink? : CASHBARFORCLUNKERS
82. Won : TOOK
83. Some potatoes : IDAHOS
84. Smoothie ingredients : ORANGES
88. Starts of some reproductions : OVA
90. Like a former 97-pound weakling? : SAVEDBYTHEBARBELL
93. It's bad to be over it : PAR
94. To be, to Augustus : ESSE
95. Chemical suffix : ENE
96. When Macbeth asks "Is this a dagger which I see before me?" : ACTII
97. "Holy smokes!," to a teen : OMG
98. Montréal's ___ des Soeurs : ILE
100. No. 2: Abbr. : ASST
102. Little guy : LAD
103. Dramatic production about Ivory or Dial? : SOAPBAROPERA
108. 1974 hit whose title is sung twice after "Como una promesa" : ERESTU
113. Horn of Africa native : SOMALI
114. Certain cases of the munchies? : MARSBARATTACKS
118. Early online forum : USENET
119. Author of the 2009 book subtitled "A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis" : ALGORE
120. Protest sign : NONUKES
121. Quagmire : MESS
122. Midday meeting : NOONER
123. Chic : INSTYLE
1. Mitt : PAW
2. Kyrgyzstan city : OSH
3. Attica, e.g., informally : STATEPEN
4. Carry-on : TOTE
5. Lund of "Casablanca" : ILSA
6. Headwear worn over dreadlocks : TAMS
7. Eye problem : STYE
8. Day ___ : SPA
9. Coastal fliers : TERNS
10. Home under the midnight sun : IGLOO
11. Silver-tongued : GLIB
12. Actress Suvari : MENA
13. New ___ : AGER
14. DreamWorks's first animated film : ANTZ
15. Where an Englishman might get a break? : SNOOKERTABLE
16. George Orwell, e.g. : PENNAME
17. Agate alternative : STEELIE
20. Storage spot : SILO
21. Jet black : ONYX
23. With 25-Across, a puzzle : BRAIN
27. Picture, commercially : FOTO
28. Small bit of power : WATT
29. Injury-monitoring org. : OSHA
31. High-end French retailer : LACOSTE
35. Aid in lost and found : IDTAG
36. Co-worker of Homer on "The Simpsons" : CARL
37. Underworld activities : VICE
38. Singer Anthony : MARC
39. El Prado hangings : ARTE
40. Union deserter, maybe : SCAB
43. The King Henry who founded the Tudor dynasty : VII
44. Push : IMPEL
45. Show of pride : BEAM
46. "Our Gang" girl : DARLA
47. Spanish hero of yore : ELCID
52. Subj. of Form 1040's line 32 : IRA
54. Tiny complaint : NIT
55. How to address a maj.? : APO
56. Small part of a pound? : FLEA
57. Modern communication : TEXT
58. Opposite of leg., in music : STAC
59. Prefix with -pod : HEXA
60. Annual baseball events : ALLSTARGAMES
64. Some campfire makers : HOBOS
65. Home of Kansai International Airport : OSAKA
66. Special delivery on Sun. : SER
67. Divide up : ALLOT
68. Some sweet wines : BLUSHES
69. Rembrandt van ___ : RYN
72. Fraternity chapter #17 : RHO
73. Bruised, say : ACHY
74. Big initials in news : MSNBC
76. Cries of disgust : FIES
77. Betting line : ODDS
78. Broccoli ___ : RABE
79. Japanese port : KOBE
80. Stat for Seaver or Santana : ERA
81. "Ta-___ Boom-de-ay" : RARA
85. Score on a night out : GETLUCKY
86. Lamb not found on a farm : ELIA
87. Tried to make it home, say : SLID
88. Pouch bearer : OPOSSUM
89. Skedaddle : VAMOOSE
91. Tack : VEER
92. A.T.M. button : ENTER
98. Suffix with contempt : IBLE
99. Bébé's need : LAIT
100. Match play? : ARSON
101. Buffalo N.H.L.'er : SABRE
104. Roasts : PANS
105. Home of the Bahla Fort and nearby oasis : OMAN
106. Arizona's ___ Verde Nuclear Generating Station : PALO
107. Hence : ERGO
109. Eastern blueblood : RANI
110. School near the Royal Windsor Racecourse : ETON
111. Radio choices: Abbr. : STNS
112. Strained : TAUT
115. ___ Lingus : AER
116. Kenan's old partner on Nickelodeon : KEL
117. D.C.-to-Va. Beach direction : SSE

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