THE ART OF THE DEAL

New York Times, Sunday, February 20, 2005

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 132 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Where to see a Constable or Turner, with "the" : TATE
5. Personal papers : DOSSIER
12. Sales off. folders : ACCTS
17. Former N.S.C. chief Scowcroft : BRENT
19. Columnist Huffington : ARIANNA
20. Treelike cactus : SAGUARO
22. Combination of 64- and 74-Across : STRAIGHTFLUSH
24. Kate ___, vocalist for rock's B-52's : PIERSON
25. English composer of "Dido and Aeneas" : PURCELL
26. 1960's Cubs pitcher Paul : TOTH
27. Accuracy : FIDELITY
28. Dustin's "Midnight Cowboy" role : RATSO
29. Actress Zellweger : RENEE
30. Strands, during winter : ICESIN
31. Swelled : SURGED
33. Rajahs' wives : RANEES
35. Swipes : COPS
38. Anat., for one : SCI
41. Papal name : PIUS
42. Carriers : TOTERS
43. Bandleader Xavier : CUGAT
44. Dash gauge : TACH
46. Tiny creature : AMEBA
48. Ad ___ : HOC
49. Mrs. in Chicago history : OLEARY
50. "Whoever you ___ love you" (Burt Bacharach lyric) : AREI
51. Command to a dog : SPEAK
52. "Romanian Rhapsodies" composer : ENESCO
54. Score clock no. : MIN
55. See 70-Down : TENJACKQUEENKINGACE
57. "Law & Order" role: Abbr. : DET
59. Queue after Q : RSTU
60. Suffix with Canton : ESE
61. Literary inits. : TSE
64. Ticker symbols? : HEARTHEARTHEARTHEARTHEART
67. Engine part : ROD
68. Former Russian orbiter : MIR
71. Has : OWNS
73. Assam appellation : SRI
74. See 22-Across : NINETENJACKQUEENKING
79. Maestro ___ de Waart : EDO
80. Get comfortable : NESTLE
83. See 103-Across : AESOP
87. Yard sale caveat : ASIS
88. City of Light sight : ELYSEE
90. Cousin of Fido : REX
91. ___ Fountain : TREVI
92. Ranch visitor : DUDE
93. Reservations : SEATS
94. Branch of the Dakota Indians : SANTEE
96. Actress Turner : LANA
98. Bit of butter : PAT
99. First name in courtroom fiction : ERLE
100. Chopin's "Raindrop" and "Butterfly," e.g. : ETUDES
101. Claim : ALLEGE
103. 83-Across works : FABLES
105. Exams for future docs : MCATS
107. Red River city : FARGO
110. Seven Sisters units : COLLEGES
112. Walkway : PATH
113. "Take that!" : SOTHERE
115. It's touching : ABUTTAL
116. 22-Across and 70-Down : TOPPOKERHANDS
118. Folks angling for a job? : FISHERS
119. "Oh yeah, that'll happen!" : DREAMON
120. April 1 baby : ARIES
121. Antiknock agent : ETHYL
122. Forward-thinking type : SEERESS
123. Horrific : DIRE
1. Cook's meas. : TBSP
2. Polish-born pianist Rubinstein : ARTUR
3. Land in ancient Rome : TERRA
4. Passes : ENACTS
5. Author Roald : DAHL
6. Supper table scrap : ORT
7. Went through carefully, as clues : SIFTED
8. Clip joint : SALON
9. Before birth : INUTERO
10. Wrap : ENSHEATHE
11. Fan's belt : RAH
12. Writer James and others : AGEES
13. Squiggle : CURLICUE
14. Venue for this puzzle's theme : CASINOGAME
15. Jog : TROT
16. MGM Studios owner : SONY
18. Occupies : TIESUP
20. Livens (up) : SPICES
21. West Wing group : AIDES
23. They're sung in joyful hymns : GLORIAS
27. More apt to bite : FIERCER
29. Visit again : RESEE
32. Andy of old comics : GUMP
34. Light on Broadway : NEON
36. Louvre locale : PARIS
37. "Funny Girl" composer Jule : STYNE
38. New York's ___ Island : STATEN
39. Cause a highway holdup? : CARJACK
40. Miss Congeniality she's not : ICEQUEEN
42. "Look on the bright side ?" : TAKEHEART
43. Seventh heaven : CLOUDNINE
45. Park activity : HIKING
47. Cause for an appointment with a cardiologist : BADHEART
49. Numerical prefix : OCTO
53. Erstwhile bloc letters : SSR
56. Solvents : ACETONES
58. Cultural topics : THEARTS
62. ___' Pea : SWEE
63. PT boat officer: Abbr. : ENS
65. Stress test measure : HEARTRATE
66. More robust : HEARTIER
68. 1980's attorney general : MEESE
69. Do-nothing : IDLER
70. Combination of 55- and 64-Across : ROYALFLUSH
72. "Elektra" composer : STRAUSS
75. End of the first decade in the Christian calendar : TENAD
76. Increases greatly, as prices : JACKSUP
77. Accordion-playing Zydeco band leader : QUEENIDA
78. Linens for a large bed : KINGSET
81. Advance : LEND
82. Off-the-cuff : EXTEMPORE
84. Unloads : SELLS
85. Like most cameos : OVAL
86. Desire : PINEFOR
89. Like a cat burglar : STEALTHY
94. Hardens : STEELS
95. One who's loose : ESCAPEE
97. Hercule's creator : AGATHA
100. "Chanson de Matin" composer : ELGAR
101. Not out : ATHOME
102. Werner ___, 1970's seminar leader : ERHARD
104. Pepper plant : BETEL
106. Brokerage phrase : ATPAR
108. Brains : GENII
109. Judge's shout : ORDER
110. Bite site : CAFE
111. Life story : OBIT
113. Legislators: Abbr. : SENS
114. Latin 101 verb : ESSE
116. Bowl stats : TDS
117. Wallops, quickly : KOS

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