WHAT'S MY LINE?

New York Times, Sunday, February 18, 2001

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 70 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Got a look at : ESPIED
7. Mazda model : MIATA
12. Like fresh water : POTABLE
19. Jeanne d'Arc, e.g. : SAINTE
20. Prefix with type : ARCHE
21. On the payroll : SALARIED
22. GUIDELINE : TRAVELWRITER
24. Arboreal creature : TREETOAD
25. "___ charge!" : ATNO
26. Whups : TANS
27. San ___, Calif. : MATEO
29. Federal agcy. : GSA
30. Where jackets are lined up : BOOKCASE
32. Change a head : RETITLE
34. They come out at the seams : ORES
35. Hibernia : ERIN
36. Burdened : LADEN
37. Musical in which musical chairs is played : EVITA
39. Road curve : ESS
42. AIRLINE : ECOLOGIST
44. Like some complexes : OEDIPAL
47. Knee, essentially : HINGE
49. Old radio's "___ Maxwell's Party Line" : ELSA
50. Brownie : ELF
52. Doofus : SCHMO
53. Appropriate : USURP
54. Wardrobe item from "The Mikado" : OBI
55. Lecture hall V.I.P.'s : PROFS
57. Frozen Wasser : EIS
58. Having two univalent metal atoms : DIBASIC
60. Elbow grease : TOIL
63. Stick-to-it-ive types : DIEHARDS
66. DEADLINE : FUNERALDIRECTOR
69. Tony Awards category : BESTPLAY
72. Place : LIEU
73. Grovel : EATDIRT
77. Web site address ending : EDU
78. End of ___ : ANERA
80. Icy remark? : BRR
82. Beau : WOOER
83. Bite : NIPAT
86. Suffix with dextr- : OSE
87. Major silver exporter : PERU
89. Shaw who wrote "Love of My Life" : ARTIE
90. Busy : TEEMING
92. BOWLINE : VIOLINIST
96. At all : ANY
97. More suitable : RIPER
98. Early computer : ENIAC
99. Meets with : SEES
101. Vagrants : BUMS
103. Need to arrest? : WARRANT
105. Turns on : ATTRACTS
109. W.W. II arena : ETO
110. Brand with the old slogan "It's blended, it's splendid" : PABST
111. Words before "of money" or "of gold" : APOT
112. Mother of Hades : RHEA
113. You shouldn't go through this : REDLIGHT
117. HEADLINE : PSYCHOLOGIST
120. Chinese restaurant offering : GREENTEA
121. Cheri of "S.N.L." : OTERI
122. Mario Puzo best seller : OMERTA
123. One showing empathy : SOLACER
124. In shape : TONED
125. Cross over : RESPAN
1. Abbr. on a college building : ESTAB
2. Painter Andrea del ___ : SARTO
3. Key locale : PIANO
4. Appeal to : INVOKE
5. Hot time in Haiti : ETE
6. Like some river areas : DELTAIC
7. Scene of heavy W.W. II fighting : MARNE
8. Rainbow : IRIS
9. Not hesitate : ACT
10. Source of some frenzy : THEMEDIA
11. Freshens : AERATES
12. OUTLINE : PAROLEOFFICER
13. Word of encouragement : OLE
14. ___ kwon do : TAE
15. 1998's 69-Across : ART
16. LIFELINE : BIOGRAPHER
17. Auto dealer's offer : LEASE
18. Old Icelandic writings : EDDAS
21. Leave in : STET
23. "That ___ lady ..." : WASNO
28. Salon worker : TINTER
31. Approaches from behind, with "on" : CREEPSUP
32. Criticizes, with "on" : RAGS
33. Time of nervousness, perhaps : EVE
34. Suffix with neur- : OTIC
36. Nymphet : LOLITA
38. Freudian topics : IDS
39. Barak of Israel : EHUD
40. Acapulco acceptance : SISI
41. Brushoff : SNUB
43. Isr. neighbor : LEB
45. During : AMID
46. Business concern : LOSS
48. Payola : GRAFT
51. Bonanza : LODE
54. UNDERLINE : OCEANOGRAPHER
55. Bent knee movement : PLIE
56. ___ good example : SETA
59. On the Coast, maybe : INLA
61. Earthen pot : OLLA
62. A mean Amin : IDI
64. Trouble : HOTWATER
65. Zeal : ARDOR
67. Bakery selections : RYES
68. Explanatory comment : RUBRIC
69. Twisted : BENT
70. Emmy-winning Falco : EDIE
71. CLOTHESLINE : SUPERMODEL
74. Smidgen : IOTA
75. Restraint : REIN
76. Three in a casino : TREY
79. Recording effect : REVERB
81. Look after : RUN
84. "Lucky Jim" novelist : AMIS
85. Line just above the total : TIP
87. Indicates : POINTSTO
88. Israeli resort : ELAT
91. Untried : NEW
93. Having some trouble : INASPOT
94. Playground retort : ISTOO
95. One who creates a trust of property : SETTLOR
100. Some N.C.O.'s : SARGES
101. Habitats for some seals : BERGS
102. In ___ (unborn) : UTERO
104. Pro follower : RATA
105. Tiny hopper : APHID
106. Happy sound : CHIRP
107. Seed covering : TESTA
108. Subject of diabolism : SATAN
111. It may be under development : ACRE
114. Grazing spot : LEA
115. Like easy piano pieces : INC
116. A Verizon predecessor : GTE
118. Kyoto kale : YEN
119. Alfie's residence : OME

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