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New York Times, Sunday, February 3, 2002

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 107 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Effete : JADED
6. Duel preliminary : SLAP
10. Mock reply of understanding : AHSO
14. "Teach not thy lip such ___, for it was made for kissing": Shak. : SCORN
19. "A Night at the Opera" tune : ALONE
20. Sound of contentment : PURR
21. ___ gum : GUAR
22. Shire of "The Godfather" films : TALIA
23. Where birds play ball? : MYNALEAGUE
25. Cross letters : INRI
26. Gasket : ORING
27. 1,000 G's : MIL
28. Last of a list : ETC
29. Products of a subarctic forest? : TAIGAWOODS
31. Rebounded : CAROMED
35. Revolution site of 1979 : IRAN
37. "Johnny Mnemonic" actor : ICET
38. Song that ends "God hold secure!" : AMERICA
39. Cell constituent : RNA
40. Like Osage oranges : INEDIBLE
44. Brown, in a way : ROAST
45. Result of a lifeguard's head injury? : BEACHCOMA
49. Without bounce : DEAD
50. N.H.L. M.V.P., 1970-72 : ORR
51. Amen : SOBEIT
53. Elevates : EXALTS
56. Turn green? : DYE
57. Basalt source : LAVA
59. Old TV's "___ Three Lives" : ILED
60. Relative of Remus? : BRER
61. Gorp morsel : RAISIN
63. Chicken ___ : LITTLE
65. Thin strip : SPLINE
67. Check books : AUDIT
68. Ava's role in "Mogambo" : ELOISE
70. Memnon's mother : EOS
71. Sampled : TASTED
73. Open-eyed : AWAKE
74. Not impressed : UNAWED
77. Luther had 95 : THESES
79. 19th dynasty Egyptian king : RAMSES
80. Columbia Pictures co-founder : COHN
81. Baker's predecessor : ABLE
83. Revenuer : TMAN
85. "Exodus" hero : ARI
86. 1966 U.S. Open tennis champ Fred : STOLLE
88. Mounts : STEEDS
90. Were now? : ARE
91. Skirt insert : GORE
93. Fish with musical scales? : PIANOTUNA
95. Cousin of a habanera : TANGO
97. Kidnapped : SNATCHED
100. It's often in hock : HAM
101. Limerick part : SHANNON
103. Chime time, with "the" : HOUR
104. "Ruby Baby" singer, 1963 : DION
106. Family identifiers : TARTANS
107. Places to bury bread? : PITAGRAVES
111. Impolite remark : DIG
114. Methylene group, chemically : HCH
115. Do a make-up job? : ATONE
116. Ten's place : TILL
117. Igloo? : PARKAHOUSE
122. Attack : SETON
123. Tiny bit : IOTA
124. Shaking spell : AGUE
125. Legislate : ENACT
126. Fuse ore : SMELT
127. One who won't tell : CLAM
128. Decorative mug : TOBY
129. One of the Levant States : SYRIA
1. Copier problem : JAM
2. ___ Khan : ALY
3. Syndicate head : DON
4. Captivates : ENAMORS
5. Sets parameters for : DELIMITS
6. Town near Liège : SPA
7. Bob's cousin? : LUGE
8. In ___ (stuck) : ARUT
9. Police area : PRECINCT
10. Heartburn : AGITA
11. Chinese cooking style : HUNAN
12. Delhi wear : SARI
13. Request at KFC : ORIGINAL
14. Put away : STOWED
15. Kind of artery : CAROTID
16. This and that : OLIO
17. Marmalade ingredient : RIND
18. Emulates Xanthippe : NAGS
24. T.V.A. concern: Abbr. : ELEC
30. Top club : ACE
31. Christmas ___ : CAROL
32. Ethically neutral : AMORAL
33. Retrospective of Sorvino's films? : REARVIEWMIRA
34. Is dilettantish : DABBLES
36. Encouraging word : RAH
39. Takeover actions : RAIDS
40. Turkish inn : IMARET
41. A godsend on the night table? : BEDSIDEMANNA
42. ___ on (exaggerate) : LAYIT
43. Nod neighbor : EDEN
46. Shoe specification : EEE
47. Shade of red : CERISE
48. Farm team : OXEN
52. Superlatively smarmy : OILIEST
54. Vandalized : TRASHED
55. Prepare, as mushrooms : SAUTE
58. World record? : ATLAS
60. Gusted : BLOWN
62. Usually abbreviated Latin phrase : IDEST
64. Drags, of a sort : TOKES
66. Showy bird's mate : PEAHEN
69. "Elements" author : EUCLID
72. In any case : ATLEAST
73. Successor of Ruth : AARON
75. Classic song with the lyric "Hear your lonesome, lovesick sweetheart calling" : NOLA
76. It's a fact : DATUM
78. Mesopotamian ruler : SARGON
79. State of poverty, metaphorically : RAGS
82. With 99-Down, Best Picture of 1959 : BEN
84. Garish lights : NEONS
87. Suitable for La Scala : OPERATIC
88. Resist change : STANDPAT
89. Pasta and such : STARCHES
92. C2H5OH : ETHANOL
94. "What a surprise!" : OHO
96. Dollar figure : ANTHONY
98. Convincing : COGENT
99. See 82-Down : HUR
102. Comic's feedback : HAHA
104. River feature : DELTA
105. "Submission" in Arabic : ISLAM
107. Mountain spot : PASS
108. Piece of news : ITEM
109. Lug : TOTE
110. Six-string : VIOL
112. Disney parrot : IAGO
113. Eats : GRUB
118. A or E, but not I : KEY
119. Former Mideast inits. : UAR
120. H.S. dept. : SCI
121. Letter from Corinth : ETA

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