PERUSE THE CLUES

New York Times, Sunday, February 5, 1995

Author: Frank A. Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Needled : RIBBED
7. Neighbor of Ala. : FLA
10. Where to 'ang one's 'at : OME
13. Its capital is Dispur : ASSAM
18. Tempt : ALLURE
19. Create a new look : REMODEL
21. More platitudinous : STALER
23. I-beam projection : FLANGE
24. Lightweight cotton fabric : ETAMINE
25. Like an August day : SULTRY
26. CHALTUPID : STOPINTHENAMEOFLOVE
29. Island in a river : AIT
31. Helpful PC key : ESC
32. Light rowboat : GIG
33. Magazine founded 11/23/36 : LIFE
34. VISSADAGE : BLUEINTHEFACE
39. '60s Tarzan : ELY
40. Song syllable : TRA
43. Tree trunks : BOLES
44. Cylindrical buildings : SILOS
45. Computer storage acronym : ROM
47. Jezebel's husband : AHAB
48. Kind of clock : ANALOG
50. Thimbleful : SIP
51. JASOWB : PIGINAPOKE
54. Mouth off : SASS
55. Relief : ALMS
57. Multicolored : PIED
58. Lively intelligence : ESPRIT
59. Second-century date : CLI
60. Saintly ring : HALO
62. Printings : EDITIONS
64. SNILTIR : MUCHADOABOUTNOTHING
69. Raconteur : NARRATOR
70. Lhasa _____ (terrier) : APSO
71. Bearded revolutionary : CHE
72. "The Graduate" role : ELAINE
73. Grub : EATS
75. Artifice : RUSE
77. Parade passageway : ARCH
81. GAINBEAK : WINBYANOSE
83. Barbarian : HUN
84. The Joker, on TV : ROMERO
86. Old French coins : ECUS
87. Like: Suffix : ISH
88. Donnybrook : MELEE
90. The "L" of L. Frank Baum : LYMAN
91. _____ gestae : RES
92. Judge Lance : ITO
94. BEDORISING : ADAYINTHELIFE
97. Lulu : ONER
98. Dudes : MEN
99. Philosophical universal : TAO
100. Mudhole : STY
101. SPORETAFF : READBETWEENTHELINES
109. Hospital worker : EXTERN
110. Fan : ADMIRER
111. "Flash Gordon," e.g. : SERIAL
114. Seaport on the Loire : NANTES
115. Tractable : FLEXILE
116. Vacuum tube type : TRIODE
117. Temperamental : MOODY
118. One-handed Norse god : TYR
119. Curious : ODD
120. Browning work : SONNET
1. British pilots' grp. : RAF
2. Unsatisfactorily : ILL
3. Metazoan stages : BLASTULAS
4. It can be a sacrifice : BUNT
5. So : ERGO
6. Intensify : DEEPEN
7. Gallic characteristic : FRENCHISM
8. Riga native : LETT
9. Oriental pram-pusher : AMAH
10. Warlike : ODINIC
11. Carnival exhibit : MENAGERIE
12. First sch. : ELEM
13. Pardon, once : ASSOIL
14. Pompous : STUFFY
15. _____ à manger (dining room): Fr. : SALLE
16. Kind of clef : ALTO
17. First name in TV talk : MERV
20. Bulova rivals : OMEGAS
22. Kind of flour : RYE
27. Adherents : ISTS
28. Fragrant resin : ELEMI
29. Coptic bishops' titles : ABBAS
30. Actress Massey : ILONA
35. Electricity generators : EELS
36. Prefix with bar or bath : ISO
37. _____ Cook Jr. of "The Maltese Falcon" : ELISHA
38. Beau Brummell : FOP
40. Radon isotope : THORON
41. Garden work : RAKING
42. Does lookout at a heist : ABETS
46. It's south of Brigham City : OGDEN
47. Ancient Rome's _____ Forum : APPII
49. Raphael's "Triumph of _____" : GALATEA
51. God-loving : PIOUS
52. Reply to a bad choice : NEITHER
53. "_____ World Turns" : ASTHE
56. Famous beach : LIDO
57. Sits heavily : PLOPS
59. Siberian salt lake : CHANY
61. Slacken : ABATE
63. Medics : DOCS
64. Factor in sentencing, perhaps : MALICE
65. Discovery of March 13, 1781 : URANUS
66. Swipes : CRIBS
67. Hydrox alternatives : OREOS
68. Insects' antenna sockets : TORULI
69. More novel : NEWER
74. With embarassment : ASHAMEDLY
76. Intact, as a pharaoh's tomb : UNENTERED
77. Univalent chemical group : AMYL
78. Amnesty : REMISSION
79. Macramé, e,g, : CRAFT
80. Pooh's prize : HONEY
82. Capital of Deux-Sèvres : NIORT
83. "Yo!" : HEY
85. Flamenco cheer : OLE
88. Mike Connors role : MANNIX
89. List ender : ETAL
92. Connate : INBRED
93. Wee : TEENSY
95. Judge : DEEMER
96. Uses a crane : HOISTS
97. Keats' "_____ Psyche" : ODETO
101. Nickelodeon cartoon character : REN
102. Term finisher, often : EXAM
103. Words before time or expense : ATNO
104. Float : WAFT
105. Rock's Salt-N-Pepa, e.g. : TRIO
106. Embraced : HELD
107. Claudius' successor : NERO
108. Actress Gray : ERIN
112. American fabulist : ADE
113. Give the go-ahead : LET

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