ARTFUL EXPRESSIONS

New York Times, Sunday, February 2, 2003

Author: Mark Danna
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Danna
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Danna. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mogul : NABOB
6. One for the road : CAR
9. Declines to take part, with "out" : OPTS
13. Keen : ASTUTE
19. Napping : ADOZE
20. Mobile home?: Abbr. : ALA
21. He ran from Iran : SHAH
22. In the attic : STORED
23. "That's very fitting!" : HOWARPROPRIATE
26. Paste ingredient : TOMATO
27. "You're not O.K. with that, bub?" : WYETHTHEREAPROBLEM
29. Scene of a May 1942 U.S. victory in W.W. II : CORALSEA
32. Suffix with access : ORY
33. Fat removal, for short : LIPO
34. Mail letters : APO
35. Orchestra sect. : STR
36. Org. : ASSN
37. Groundskeeper's supply : SOD
38. Try to reach the hard-of-hearing? : YELL
42. Union strikers : REBS
44. Give in to gravity : SAG
46. Mud : GOOP
48. Game player's rackful : TILES
49. Ring of color : AREOLA
52. They're boring : YAWNERS
55. Barely touched : KISSED
56. "It's a group effort, guys!" : WARHOLINTHISTOGETHER
59. Top to bottom : ANTONYM
60. Ancient Hebrew liquid measure : HIN
61. Prefix with -phile : OENO
62. Fabric purchase: Abbr. : YDS
63. Awe : AMAZEMENT
67. Away's partner : FAR
70. Kind of party : TOGA
72. Party member, maybe : POL
73. Not unwilling? : TESTATE
77. "Is that a new man you're dating?" : WHOSDEGASISAWYOUWITH
83. Thingamajig : DOODAD
84. Predisposed about : PRONETO
85. Iago's wife : EMILIA
86. Tanks and such : ARMOR
87. Rank : TIER
88. Prefix with dermis : EPI
90. Spoil : TURN
91. Hold : DEEM
92. Go right : GEE
93. LAX info : ETDS
96. Sliding door site : VAN
99. Like some gas: Abbr. : REG
100. Wire transfer?: Abbr. : ELEC
102. Heading in cable TV listings : SHO
103. Nudity : BARENESS
105. "This could lead to something big!" : WHATANHOPPERTUNITY
111. Ulnae neighbors : HUMERI
112. "I demand to see cash up-front!" : SHOWMETHEMANET
116. Surface : EMERGE
117. An S.S.R. : LITH
118. Sarge, for one : NCO
119. Bubbly : ALIVE
120. Freezes up : TENSES
121. ___ buco : OSSO
122. Doe or heifer : SHE
123. Where Pietermaritzburg is : NATAL
1. "Uh-uh" : NAH
2. Pother : ADO
3. A violinist might use one or take one : BOW
4. Shenyang-born conductor : OZAWA
5. Jewelers' offerings : BERYLS
6. Some Teamsters : CARTERS
7. Hello or goodbye : ALOHA
8. Absorbed : RAPT
9. Basketmaker's supplies : OSIERS
10. Links to esophagi : PHARYNGES
11. New Criticism poet Allen ___ : TATE
12. Queens diamond holder : SHEA
13. ___ Lindgren, creator of Pippi Longstocking : ASTRID
14. Urban sitting place : STOOP
15. Not so feminine : TOMBOYISH
16. River to the Caspian : URAL
17. Béret setting : TETE
18. Another name for the biblical Esau : EDOM
24. Ant, maybe : PEST
25. Fraternity characters : RHOS
28. When repeated, start of an old antacid jingle : PLOP
29. Bagel topper : CARAWAY
30. Mathematical quantity acted upon : OPERAND
31. Best Actress of 2000 : ROBERTS
36. First name in mysteries : AGATHA
37. "This early?" : SOSOON
39. "What ___?" : ELSE
40. Look of lust : LEER
41. It was dropped in the 60's : LSD
43. Gallery area : SOHO
45. Author Rand : AYN
47. Table scrap : ORT
48. One of the Jacksons : TITO
50. First name in horror : LON
51. ___ Khan : ALY
53. Brainiac : WHIZ
54. Certain bowling target : NINEPIN
55. Scope : KEN
57. Conception : IMAGE
58. Los Angeles attraction, with "the" : GETTY
64. Rossini's "The Thieving ___" : MAGPIE
65. Jazz pianist Allison : MOSE
66. Makes up? : ELATES
67. Bomb : FAILURE
68. Decks out : ATTIRES
69. Fixes at a gallery : REHANGS
70. Old monarch : TSAR
71. "That's ___ ..." : ODD
74. Want ad inits. : EOE
75. What to pay : SUM
76. Hardly a brainiac : TWIT
77. Sported : WORE
78. Directive to a chauffeur : HOME
79. They go on for miles : ODOMETERS
80. What may follow you : ARE
81. Objects of much ribbing : SORESPOTS
82. Doo-___ : WOP
83. Pop : DAD
87. Kind of support : TECH
89. Novel that includes Robin Hood : IVANHOE
92. They need bottle openers : GENIES
94. 1990 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees : THEWHO
95. Campus site : DORM
97. "Acoustic Soul" singer India.___ : ARIE
98. Court figure : NETMAN
101. Grande : LARGE
103. Haircut style : BUTCH
104. African antelope : NYALA
105. Stimulate : WHET
106. "An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding" essayist : HUME
107. Word of agreement : AMEN
108. Ibsen's home : OSLO
109. Diameter symbols, in math : PHIS
110. Counting method : TENS
113. Lousy egg? : NIT
114. Popular Perón : EVA
115. Business card abbr. : TEL

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