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New York Times, Sunday, February 21, 1999

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Not much : ATAD
5. Indy 500 data : TIMES
10. Great man? : SCOTT
15. Like some track meets : DUAL
19. Coney Island's ___ Park : LUNA
20. Sister of Euterpe : ERATO
21. Lake that feeds the Truckee River : TAHOE
22. "She Believes ___" (Kenny Rogers song) : INME
23. Broadway musical about a $1,000-a-night vacation? : GRANDHOTEL
25. Stood : AROSE
26. E-4's, E-5's et al. : NCOS
27. Winner of eight Norris Trophies : ORR
28. Poetic periods : EENS
29. Broadway musical about a wrestling free-for-all? : ANYTHINGGOES
32. File box filler : RECIPES
34. ___ rubber (shoe material) : CREPE
35. Electrical unit : REL
36. "How Can ___ Sure" (1967 hit) : IBE
37. Prefix with centric : ETHNO
38. ___Kosh B'Gosh (kids' clothing line) : OSH
40. Cheese base : CURD
42. Certain sweater : RAGLAN
44. Series of 30 requiems, to Roman Catholics : TRENTAL
47. After-dinner selection : TEAS
49. Dodge : RUSE
50. Tiny cars' paths : SLOTS
52. Impressionist : APER
54. Comedienne Ullman : TRACEY
56. Sawfish kin : SKATES
57. James Dean type : REBEL
59. Fedora features : CREASES
62. Rector's income : TITHE
63. Prepares to paint : SCRAPES
65. Musical intervals : OCTAVES
67. "...baked in ___" : APIE
68. Broadway musical about three guys using the same pickup routine at a bar? : ACHORUSLINE
70. Church section : NAVE
71. Some pots and pans : TINWARE
73. London's ___ Hill Gate : NOTTING
74. Stranger : ODDER
75. Factory machinery : TOOLING
77. Colorful fish : NEONS
78. Physicist Angström : ANDERS
79. Person on a dais : ORATOR
81. Retainer : DIKE
82. Glittery stone : GEODE
83. Assured of success : MADE
85. Kind of appeal : SNOB
87. Verbatim : LITERAL
89. Torments : NAGSAT
91. Can in Canterbury : GAOL
93. Attendance fig. : EST
94. Oater sound effects : CLOPS
98. Airport monitor abbr. : ARR
99. Go out : DIE
101. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Bobby : DOERR
103. Dupe : CATSPAW
105. Broadway musical about a blown putt? : BYEBYEBIRDIE
108. [sigh] : AHME
109. Bit of financial planning: Abbr. : IRA
110. It's sold in bars : OLEO
111. Smash to smithereens : TOTAL
112. Broadway musical about Judge Judy? : MYFAIRLADY
115. Actor Calhoun : RORY
116. Trixie's pal, in 50's TV : ALICE
117. Seemingly forever : AEONS
118. All-inclusive : ATOZ
119. Figure (out) : SUSS
120. Checks out : CASES
121. What a junker may be good for : PARTS
122. ___ vale (farewell) : BENE
1. Noted 1969 Harvard grad : ALGORE
2. Gun location : TURRET
3. Old-style revolutionary : ANARCH
4. Decathlete O'Brien : DAN
5. Snicker : TEHEE
6. Affixes, in a way : IRONSON
7. Dining table sights : MATS
8. Season abroad : ETE
9. Kind of panel : SOLAR
10. "Don't go away!" : STAYPUT
11. Town south of Elizabeth, N.J. : CARTERET
12. Sounds before "I've got it!" : OHOH
13. "___, With Love" : TOSIR
14. Acne sufferer, most likely : TEENER
15. Surfboard flaw : DING
16. Straightens out : UNCOILS
17. Pseudopod formers : AMOEBAE
18. Let up : LESSEN
24. Involuntary exile : DEPORTEE
30. Japanese computer giant : NEC
31. Give the evil eye to : GLAREAT
33. Broadway musical about a duffer and his new driver? : INTOTHEWOODS
34. Prom figure : CHAPERON
39. Laundry supply : STARCH
41. Jeanne ___ : DARC
43. Broadway musical about a G.I. Joe collectors' convention? : GUYSANDDOLLS
45. Non-P.C. suffix : ESS
46. Onetime Chrysler model : LEBARON
48. Unisex garment : SARONG
50. "Never mind!" : SKIPIT
51. Bodega patron : LATINO
53. Ostensible : REPUTED
55. Singer Winans : CECE
56. E.R. cry : STAT
58. Mr. Clean alternative : LESTOIL
60. Gotten out of : EVADED
61. Forbidding : SEVERE
63. Sachet emanations : SCENTS
64. More sinuous : SLINKIER
66. Sun. talks : SERS
68. Coloratura's piece : ARIA
69. Some blowups : INSETS
72. "So soon?" : ALREADY
74. "The Zoo Story," e.g. : ONEACTER
76. Signal to leave : GONG
78. Cabinet dept. : AGR
80. Motocross, e.g. : ROADRACE
83. Title girl in a Ricky Nelson hit : MARYLOU
84. Contract inkers, say : AGREERS
86. Whole bunches : BOODLES
88. Acid, at times : ETCHANT
89. Pyle player : NABORS
90. Accessory pin: Var. : TIETAC
92. Natural necklace : LEI
95. Relaxant : OPIATE
96. It's sometimes begged : PARDON
97. "Camel News Caravan" anchor : SWAYZE
100. African virus : EBOLA
102. Amend, as an itinerary : REMAP
104. Wacky : AMISS
106. Some scouts : BOYS
107. Inflammatory ending? : ITIS
108. Get an ___ effort : AFOR
113. Roll-call vote : YEA
114. Big pooch : LAB

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