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New York Times, Sunday, February 27, 2005

Author: Mike Torch
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Torch
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 76 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Former New York Philharmonic conductor Mitropoulis : DIMITRI
8. Most down : BLUEST
14. Potential lifesaver, for short : EMT
17. Struck : EXEDOUT
18. Advanced Latin class reading : AENEID
19. Con tender? : JAILER
22. Works off and on as a hospital resident? : INTERNSINTURNS
24. Weather Channel topic : ELNINO
25. Lotful : CARS
26. Syrian, say : ARAB
27. Not for free : ATACOST
28. Watch : EYE
29. Breathe during an ice storm? : INHALEINHAIL
35. "Take ___ a sign" : ITAS
36. Spring time in Paris : MAI
37. Close call : NEARMISS
39. They're not normal : DEVIANTS
44. Scoundrels : KNAVES
45. Pioneering electrical engineer : TESLA
49. Scuba gear gaskets : ORINGS
50. Pharmaceutical ointments : OLEATES
52. Wound : LESION
53. "Thong Song" rapper : SISQO
54. Jai alai arena : FRONTON
55. Rossini opera setting : SEVILLE
56. Tricked twin : ESAU
57. Come up with : CREATE
58. New family member, maybe : SONINLAW
59. Raids at the Colossus? : INROADSINRHODES
63. Traditional Sunday fare : POTROAST
66. Hallmark of a perfect game : NOHITS
67. Seine sights : ILES
71. College with the mascot Lord Jeff : AMHERST
72. Threatens to topple : TEETERS
74. Web mag : EZINE
75. Big name in satellite radio : SIRIUS
76. Entertainer : ARTISTE
77. Unspecified alternative : ORELSE
78. Cold-cocks : STUNS
79. "___ bragh!" : ERINGO
80. Air producer : SONGSTER
82. Eight-day observance : CHANUKAH
84. Classical opener : NEO
85. Signal receiver : DISH
88. Eat for fun? : INGESTINJEST
92. It has moles: Abbr. : CIA
95. Like many company publications : INHOUSE
97. Straight : NEAT
98. Course list? : MENU
99. 1970's-80's House speaker : ONEILL
100. Executive of an apple juice company? : INSIDERINCIDER
106. Worrywart's words : DEARME
107. Gruesome : MORBID
108. "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" actress : MIASARA
109. Stumble : ERR
110. 7 and 11 : PRIMES
111. Pros : EXPERTS
1. Unfreeze : DEICE
2. Slangy rejection : IXNAY
3. Reading unit? : METRE
4. March time : IDES
5. Crag : TOR
6. See print : RUN
7. Exclamation an angel loves to hear : ITSAHIT
8. Trite : BANAL
9. Do not disturb : LETBE
10. Three-time Burmese prime minister : UNU
11. Alway : EER
12. Pride, e.g. : SIN
13. They're each worth two F.G.'s : TDS
14. "Scenes of Clerical Life" writer, 1857 : ELIOT
15. It's full of brains : MENSA
16. Moves briskly : TROTS
19. Martial arts star featured in "Romeo Must Die" : JETLI
20. ___ king : ALA
21. Cuts to specific dimensions? : INCISESINSIZES
23. Savings option, briefly : IRA
27. Goals : AIMS
29. Adult insect : IMAGO
30. Photographer Goldin and others : NANS
31. Like octuplets? : INNATEINEIGHT
32. "Cool!" : NEATO
33. Place of rest : HAVEN
34. Vultures were sacred to him : ARES
38. Singer Nicks : STEVIE
39. Bit of reality? : DOSE
40. Sister of 34-Down : ERIS
41. It has one stripe on its back : VISA
42. Ask the director of church singing? : INQUIREINCHOIR
43. Cross with : SOREAT
44. Smallville family : KENTS
46. Place for a catnap? : SILL
47. Joe Hardy's temptress : LOLA
48. Over : ANEW
51. Put film into : LOAD
52. Imparts : LENDS
54. "Punkin" coverer : FROST
55. Covers with coal dust : SOOTS
57. Boorish : CRASS
58. Traditional English hunting locale, with "the" : SHIRES
60. "Take your time" : NORUSH
61. False : NOTSO
62. Effective use of lang. : RHET
63. Route for a wagon train : PASS
64. Leave off : OMIT
65. Like some traffic : THRU
68. Light air : LILT
69. Massachusetts motto opener : ENSE
70. Oracle : SEER
72. Tot's wheels : TRIKE
73. Old lab burners : ETNAS
74. Headache for a grain farmer : ERGOT
76. Cut ___ : ARUG
77. Change machine input : ONES
79. Relative of -trix : ENNE
81. Past : ONETIME
83. Grocery section : AISLE
85. Part of L.E.D. : DIODE
86. Secret : INNER
87. Cut : SHEAR
89. Art film, often : INDIE
90. Humanitarian concerns : NEEDS
91. It may be jam-packed : JAR
92. Closet wood : CEDAR
93. Lifeless : INERT
94. Subtle emanations : AURAS
96. City in Baden-Württemberg : ULM
98. ___-en-scène : MISE
100. Sitter's handful : IMP
101. Part of Scand. : NOR
102. Mr. abroad : SRI
103. Big Blue : IBM
104. 2-Down, translated : NIX
105. Budget limit : CAP

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