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New York Times, Sunday, February 22, 2004

Author: Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Nicholson Joline
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 104 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Submit : ACCEDE
7. Latin-American import : CHACHA
13. Wines from Spain : MALAGAS
20. Grand Canyon sights : BURROS
21. More elegant : POSHER
22. Where the Tombigbee flows : ALABAMA
23. Why is Y like a romance novel? : ITENDSHAPPILY
25. Au ___ : NATUREL
26. Raiding party?: Abbr. : DEA
27. Baby's first word, maybe : GOO
28. What may be raised at celebrations : HELL
29. Word to a dog : SIC
30. Counter offer? : BLT
31. Lamb specialty : ESSAY
33. What's C and easy, too? : PIECEOFCAKE
37. Rest : LIE
38. Stains : DYES
39. Belts : SWATS
40. Bow shape : ARC
41. Place : STEAD
43. Something to be cured : HAM
46. Some are personal : ADS
47. Fund-raising grps. : PTAS
48. Crosswalk user, for short : PED
49. Many members of 47-Across : MAS
52. Unmelodic sounds : CAWS
54. Dove, e.g. : SOAP
55. P.D. alert : APB
57. School dept. : ATH
58. What describes both screams and napoleons? : CREAMFILLED
62. Far from florid : ASHEN
64. Oklahoma native : OTO
65. Biblical judge : ELI
66. Deli freebie : DILL
67. Hospital staffer: Var. : INTERNE
69. Cover over : REPAPER
71. Winner of 81 P.G.A. Tour victories : SNEAD
73. Appliance rating : VOLTAGE
74. Attributed : IMPUTED
75. Quechua speaker : INCA
76. Writer LeShan : EDA
77. "Mr. Dieingly ___" (1966 Critters hit) : SAD
78. Ping-Pong skills : SPINS
79. How does "no" describe some baseball caps? : ONBACKWARDS
83. Wing : ELL
84. Cause of many a blowup : TNT
85. Top-drawer : AONE
86. "Gotcha" : ISEE
87. Ship's hdg. : SSE
88. Already, in Italy : GIA
90. Some are deadly : SINS
91. Cash drawer compartment: Abbr. : CTS
93. Hero's award: Abbr. : DSC
95. Many an Olympian : RACER
97. Bass ___ : ALE
98. ___ Ste. Marie : SAULT
100. Fundamentals : ABCS
104. Long time : AGE
105. What Stephen King title is suggested by the letter F? : FIRESTARTER
108. Honolulu's ___ Stadium : ALOHA
109. Study : DEN
110. Far out : RAD
111. Pisa's river : ARNO
112. Lord's Prayer start : OUR
114. Berlioz's "___ Troyens" : LES
115. All together : INTOTAL
118. What science fiction movie do taxes and amine bring to mind? : ALTEREDSTATES
121. "The flower of my heart," in old song : ADELINE
122. Reddish brown : SORREL
123. Like Eeyore, in "Winnie-the-Pooh" : MOROSE
124. Fort ___ (Oregon Trail stop) : LARAMIE
125. Presses, folds and stretches : KNEADS
126. ___ beef : CORNED
1. Remained : ABIDED
2. Precious : CUTESY
3. Hockey area : CREASE
4. Directional ending : ERN
5. Tricky : DODGY
6. Old "Happy motoring!" sloganeer : ESSO
7. Profit-and-loss calculator: Abbr. : CPA
8. Junkie : HOPHEAD
9. Features : ASPECTS
10. Florida governor before Bush : CHILES
11. "How's that again?" : HELLO
12. Suffix with secret : ARY
13. Nuts : MANIACS
14. "Woe is me!" : ALACK
15. Bodybuilder's target : LAT
16. Father of, in Arabic : ABU
17. How would you describe both seraphs and unintelligible talk? : GARBLEDPHRASES
18. ___ Island, Fla. : AMELIA
19. Like many nuts : SALTED
24. Short flights : HOPS
29. Jam : SCRAPE
32. Pompeii killer : ASH
34. "___ Teenage Frankenstein," 1957 film : IWASA
35. Disastrous : FATAL
36. A gift, for short : ESP
42. Little girl's plaything : TEASET
44. O.K.'s : ACCEPTS
45. Oscar-winner Matlin : MARLEE
47. Relative of the cod : POLLACK
49. Many New Zealanders : MAORIS
50. Tackle : ATTEMPT
51. What teen hangout is named by the letters PP? : SHOPPINGCENTER
53. Creep : WEIRDO
54. Court cry : SILENCE
56. Losers to the 49ers in Super Bowl XXIII : BENGALS
59. Residents, e.g.: Abbr. : MDS
60. "___ Rainbow" (1947 musical) : FINIANS
61. Pearl hunters : DIVERS
62. Travelers' aids : ATLASES
63. Tease : NEEDLE
68. Goofed : NODDED
70. Em, e.g. : AUNTIE
72. Thomas Bailey Aldrich story "Marjorie ___" : DAW
80. Caught but good : NAILED
81. Jolly Roger feature : BONES
82. Supermarket area : AISLE
89. Woof : ARF
90. What nobody doesn't like : SARALEE
91. Old boxer called the Ambling Alp : CARNERA
92. Coached : TUTORED
94. Low-___ : CAL
95. Kind of nerve or tire : RADIAL
96. It's listed in minutes : AGENDA
98. He said "I exist because I think" : SARTRE
99. Trampled : TROD
101. Crooner Michael : BOLTON
102. "Say ___!" : CHEESE
103. Dissed, in a way : SASSED
106. Farsi speaker : IRANI
107. Picker-upper : TALON
108. ___-Detoo ("Star Wars" droid) : ARTOO
113. Iwo Jima Memorial honorees: Abbr. : USMC
116. Ending with plug : OLA
117. One of the Cratchits : TIM
118. "Don't ___!" : ASK
119. Clattery trains : ELS
120. Itinerary abbr. : ARR

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