DOUBLE-O SEVEN

New York Times, Sunday, February 15, 2009

Author: Jim Leeds
Editor: Will Shortz
James R. Leeds
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Leeds. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Some people dress in them in the winter : LAYERS
7. Bayer alternative : ANACIN
13. Poetry movement of Ezra Pound : IMAGISM
20. Result of vitamin B12 deficiency : ANEMIA
21. Military hero : WARACE
22. 1992-93 World Series champs : TORONTO
23. Numbskull who likes Macintosh computers? : BOOBFORAPPLES
25. Exercised too much : OVERDID
26. Irish patriot Robert : EMMET
27. Iron ___ : ORE
28. Reddish-orange creatures : EFTS
30. Caboose's opposite : ENGINE
31. Schubert composition : LIED
32. ___ people (sci-fi figures) : POD
33. Entrees for oilman Pickens? : TBOONESTEAKS
35. John McCain, e.g.: Abbr. : SEN
36. Bothers : GETSTO
38. Burgeon : GROW
39. "___ interested" : NOT
40. Mavens : PROS
41. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, e.g.: Abbr. : MUS
43. Who said "It gets late early out there" : BERRA
47. "Gimme an A ...!," e.g. : CHEER
49. Williams of tennis : SERENA
52. At the earliest opportunity : SOONEST
56. A lot of the Bahamas : CAYS
57. "Get ___ writing" : ITIN
59. Turner of history : NAT
60. Mame, for one : AUNTIE
61. Pluses : ANDS
62. Just fine : AOK
63. Between a dozen and a score of Disney creations? : SIXTEENTOONS
66. Narrow groove : STRIA
68. Overexposure or redeye? : PHOTOOOPS
70. Be frugal : STINT
71. South Carolina Gamecocks? : TEAMROOSTERS
73. La-la preceder : OOH
75. Sheltered : ALEE
76. Tightened, as shoelaces : RETIED
77. Egg: Prefix : OVI
78. Warehouse contents: Abbr. : MDSE
79. Abbr. on maps of the Old West : TERR
80. Ragtime dance : ONESTEP
82. Parlor piece : SETTEE
84. Sanctify : BLESS
86. Excellence : MERIT
88. Rocket measure : YAW
89. Intimate apparel : BRAS
90. Rocket's path, maybe : ARC
93. A throw : EACH
96. Was blinding : GLARED
98. Sharp turn back : ZAG
101. Kids' whistles and horns? : TOYSFORTOOTS
106. Drops on the lawn : DEW
107. Roman evening : SERA
108. Dürer, for one : ETCHER
109. Saint ___, mother of the Virgin Mary : ANNE
110. Fox News anchor Pemmaraju : UMA
111. Buenos ___ : AIRES
112. Loose : ATLARGE
114. Place to sit by the highway? : ROADSIDESTOOP
117. Planter : SEEDMAN
118. One treating disorders of the ear : AURIST
119. Shelby who wrote "The Content of Our Character" : STEELE
120. Swirling : EDDYING
121. G.E. products : DRYERS
122. Cast : TOSSED
1. Geoffrey Beene, Bill Blass and others : LABELS
2. Cultural instability : ANOMIE
3. Navy officers : YEOMEN
4. Plant : EMBED
5. Start of a breakup : RIFT
6. ___ Miguel Island : SAO
7. Edgar and Tony : AWARDS
8. Where a redneck gets red : NAPE
9. Pioneering Dadaist : ARP
10. Novelist Carr : CALEB
11. Arctic weather phenomenon : ICEFOG
12. Counselor to the Greeks at Troy : NESTOR
13. Spanish diminutive suffix : ITO
14. Chess problem specifications : MOVES
15. Bing Crosby's "___ You Glad You're You?" : ARENT
16. Stuff : GORGE
17. Spicy cuisine : INDIAN
18. Sotted : STINKO
19. Limited in amount : MODEST
24. Gray location? : ROOTS
29. Superior sort? : SNOB
32. Home of Caterpillar : PEORIA
33. Band's plan : TOUR
34. ___ milk : EWES
36. Kaplan Review subj. : GRE
37. Prohibition enforcers, informally : TMEN
40. It "never won any battle," according to Eisenhower : PESSIMISM
42. It has its privileges : SENIORITY
44. Bookbinding leather : ROAN
45. No contests : ROUTS
46. Marks in the margin : ANNOTATES
47. Factory eatery : CANTEEN
48. Moisten : HYDRATE
49. Many Punjabis : SIKHS
50. Largest of the Cyclades : NAXOS
51. Quintillionth: Prefix : ATTO
53. Leading lights in ballet : ETOILES
54. All people, according to the Bible : SINNERS
55. Perfumery employee : TESTER
56. Revolutionary of 1957 : CASTRO
58. "___ the morning!" : TOPO
63. Carell of "The Office" : STEVE
64. Classical poem : EPODE
65. Those, to Teodoro : ESOS
67. Sharp ridge : ARETE
69. Dwellers along the Platte, once : OTOS
72. European boundary river : ODER
74. Language of Literature Nobelist Shmuel Yosef Agnon : HEBREW
78. Whimper : MEWL
81. Landing place : PIER
83. IDs : TAGS
85. Knickers wearer : LAD
87. "Ciao!" : TATA
89. Scratch : BREAD
90. Drill bit? : ATEASE
91. Spoiled : ROTTED
92. Competed in a velodrome : CYCLED
94. Joseph who wrote "Nostromo" : CONRAD
95. Order of the British Empire, e.g. : HONOUR
97. Makes a member : ADMITS
98. It's nice when checks have lots of them : ZEROES
99. Space on a butterfly's wing : AREOLE
100. Fought for air : GASPED
102. Suspect : SHADY
103. Manhattan Project scientist : FERMI
104. "Rock of Ages" accompaniment : ORGAN
105. Like some goodbyes : TEARY
107. Internet destinations : SITES
110. Mir launcher : USSR
111. Vis-à-vis : ASTO
113. 2012 Olympics host: Abbr. : ENG
115. Feel highly embarrassed, in teenspeak : DIE
116. Superlative finish : EST

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