Elizabeth C. Gorski
Elizabeth C. Gorski 

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New York Times, Sunday, April 20, 2014

Author:Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { JQXZ }, Scrabble score: 533 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Debuts: 16, Freshness Factor™: 58.9 (69.6 Sun. %-ile), NYT Across Lite file, PDF.
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Elizabeth C. Gorski notes: Frantic question overheard in my building lobby more than a few times: 'Where'd I park the car?' This puzzle was inspired by and dedicated to Alternate Side Parking — the NYC tradition that drives ... more
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1. Healing cover : SCAB
5. Instants : SECS
9. Ancient symbols of royalty : ASPS
13. Checks : STEMS
18. "___ and Louis," 1956 jazz album : ELLA
19. The Sun, The Moon or The Star : TAROT
21. Best-selling novelist whom Time called "Bard of the Litigious Age" : SCOTTTUROW
23. Attribute of Elks or Lions Club members : CIVICPRIDE
25. Recital piece for a wind player : HORNSONATA
26. Toast words after "Here's" : TOYOU
27. Relative of turquoise : TEALBLUE
29. Proceeds : GOESON
30. Within earshot : NEAR
32. Anthem preposition : OER
33. Mobile home seeker? : CALDER
34. 1966 Wilson Pickett R&B hit : MUSTANGSALLY
40. Abbr. on sale garment tags : IRR
41. Short open jackets : BOLEROS
42. Commandment word : NOT
43. Pipe valves : STOPCOCKS
49. "I've got half ___ to ..." : AMIND
50. '50s political inits. : DDE
51. Year, to Casals : ANO
52. Greeting that includes a Spanish greeting in reverse? : ALOHA
53. Andean tuber : OCA
54. Opera based on a play by Pierre Beaumarchais, with "The" : BARBEROFSEVILLE
58. Complete shutout? : EMBARGO
61. Post letters : VFW
62. Hammer : POUNDON
63. Stockholm-bound carrier : SAS
65. Yale Bowl fan : ELI
66. Roisterous : NOISY
68. Bond yield: Abbr. : INT
69. These, to Thierry : CES
70. Ruler known as "Big Daddy" : IDIAMIN
72. TV's Cousin ___ : ITT
73. Urban renewal target : EYESORE
76. Qualcomm Stadium athlete : SANDIEGOCHARGER
79. Paris's ___ du Carrousel : ARC
81. Writer Chekhov : ANTON
82. Pet Shop Boys, e.g. : DUO
83. Stella D'___ (cookie brand) : ORO
84. Jermaine of the N.B.A. : ONEAL
86. They're steeped in strainers : LOOSETEAS
89. Mrs. abroad : MME
90. Vocabulary : WORDAGE
92. Reversal, of sorts : UEY
93. Walker's strip : BEETLEBAILEY
95. Govt. promissory notes : TBILLS
99. Former Chevrolet division : GEO
100. Suffix with narc- : OTIC
101. Dirty rats : LOUSES
102. Like equinoxes : BIANNUAL
105. Fine hosiery material : LISLE
110. Visa alternative : OPTIMACARD
112. "The African Queen" novelist : CSFORESTER
114. Makeup removal item : COTTONBALL
115. Classic theater name : ODEON
116. Stain : BLOT
117. Designer Anne : KLEIN
118. Leonard ___ a.k.a. Roy Rogers : SLYE
119. Covenant keepers : ARKS
120. All alternative : NONE
1. Breakaway group : SECT
2. Renault model with a mythological name : CLIO
3. Woody's "Annie Hall" role : ALVY
4. "Joanie Loves Chachi" co-star : BAIO
5. ___ 500, annual race in Ridgeway, Va. : STP
6. Wildlife IDs : EARTAGS
7. Ones who are the talk of the town? : CRIERS
8. Baking ___ : SODA
9. Actress Judd : ASHLEY
10. Use elbow grease on : SCOUR
11. Opening for a dermatologist : PORE
12. Common newsstand locale: Abbr. : STN
13. Seat at the counter : STOOL
14. Ready to be played, say : TUNED
15. De-file? : ERASE
16. ___ Trend : MOTOR
17. Graceful trumpeter : SWAN
20. ___ Aviv : TEL
22. John Irving character : TSGARP
24. QE2's operator : CUNARD
28. Leave in a hurry : BOLT
31. Music producer Brian : ENO
33. ___-Magnon man : CRO
34. New corp. hire, often : MBA
35. Man, in Milano : UOMO
36. Cuts, as a cake : SLICESINTO
37. Coffee break time, perhaps : TENAM
38. Shakespeare's "Titus ___" : ANDRONICUS
39. Financial writer Marshall : LOEB
40. "What business is ___ yours?" : ITOF
43. Bird whose feathers were once prized by milliners : SNOWYEGRET
44. Neil of Fox News : CAVUTO
45. Ken of "Brothers & Sisters" : OLIN
46. Quaker production : COLDCEREAL
47. One of the Kardashians : KHLOE
48. Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
50. The U.N.'s ___ Hammarskjöld : DAG
51. Pounds' sounds : ARFS
54. Give rise to : BRING
55. "You Must Love Me" musical : EVITA
56. Nosy one : SPIER
57. Millennia on end : EONS
59. Candy heart message : BEMINE
60. "That's ___!" ("Not true!") : ALIE
63. Rug fiber : SISAL
64. Hersey's Italian town : ADANO
67. Roman emperor : OTHO
71. Flaps : ADOS
74. Naval petty officer: Abbr. : YEO
75. "Amazing" debunker : RANDI
77. Anita of jazz : ODAY
78. "La Dolce Vita" setting : ROME
80. Slugger's practice area : CAGE
84. Futurist : ORACLE
85. ESPN broadcaster Bob : LEY
87. Certain Sooner : TULSAN
88. Some M.I.T. grads: Abbr. : EES
89. "Are you putting ___?" : MEON
90. Slick hairstyle : WETLOOK
91. Fancy tie : OBI
93. English church official : BEADLE
94. Kick-around shoe : LOAFER
95. Chaim ___, 1971 Best Actor nominee : TOPOL
96. City that sounds like a humdinger? : BUTTE
97. Query from Judas : ISITI
98. Life Saver flavor : LEMON
99. Like bachelorette parties, typically : GIRLY
101. Product of Yale : LOCK
102. Jezebel's idol : BAAL
103. Many a PX patron : NCO
104. Prime letters? : USDA
106. Amazon fig. : ISBN
107. D-Day invasion town : STLO
108. Former C.I.A. chief Panetta : LEON
109. Artist's alias with an accent : ERTE
111. "The Price Is Right" broadcaster : CBS
113. I.C.U. pros : RNS

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