DRAWING POWER

New York Times, Sunday, February 9, 2003

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rock-bottom : LEAST
6. Guards of mines, in folklore : GNOMES
12. Figures on some Egyptian relics : ASPS
16. With the help of : VIA
19. "First ___ …" (Washington) : INWAR
20. Halogen salt : IODATE
21. Making a big profit, with "up" : CLEANING
23. Landmark near the Arno : LEANINGTOWER
25. Fabled racer : TORTOISE
26. Airport abbr. : ARR
27. Ice fishing tools : AUGERS
28. Anatomical duct : VAS
30. Kind of moment : SENIOR
31. Add-ons, of a sort : CODICILS
33. Solidify : GEL
34. Piggies : TOES
35. Baby naming, e.g. : RITE
36. Colleague of Dana Carvey on "S.N.L." : NORADUNN
38. It follows April in Paris : MAI
41. Made cat calls : MEWED
44. Edinburgh daily, with "The" : SCOTSMAN
46. Back : STERN
48. Have ___ (know someone) : ANIN
49. Mazda model : MIATA
50. It may be a sacrifice : BUNT
52. Queue annoyance : WAIT
53. Alborg native : DANE
54. Forbiddance : BANNING
56. Port on the Norwegian Sea : BERGEN
58. "What Kind of Fool ___" : AMI
59. Welsh breed : CORGI
60. Book before Jeremiah: Abbr. : ISA
62. Hawaiian verandas : LANAIS
64. Weight of some trucks : TENTONS
66. 16 of these are hidden in the answer grid, each reading left, right, up, down or diagonally in an unbroken straight line : NINAS
68. Tangled up : INAKNOT
70. Actress Kazan : LAINIE
71. And the rest: Abbr. : ETC
72. Coloring : TINCT
74. Merger partner of 1955: Abbr. : CIO
75. Entered : WENTIN
77. Orchestrate : ARRANGE
79. Unable to decide : TORN
80. Part of a Latin trio : AMAT
82. Smart one : ALEC
84. Realizes : EARNS
85. Flightless bird: Var. : EMEU
86. Reason for some medals : VALOR
88. Revelations : LEAKAGES
90. Pants parts : KNEES
91. Safe boat in a storm : ARK
92. Senescence : AGEDNESS
94. Crusading journalist for the old New York Sun : RIIS
96. Periods containing 2-Downs : ANOS
97. Spot : EYE
98. "Fates Worse Than Death" autobiographer : VONNEGUT
102. Aleve alternative : ANACIN
105. One who may be found at home : UMP
106. Track makers : TREADS
108. Roxy Music co-founder : ENO
109. Marx Brothers antics, e.g. : ZANINESS
111. Artist who hid 66-Across in his drawings : ALHIRSCHFELD
114. British unit equal to 14 pounds : ONESTONE
115. "Who ___?" : DOESNT
116. Part of ancient Turkey : IONIA
117. Promise : VOW
118. ___ about (approximately) : ONOR
119. Stirs up : STOKES
120. Like bogs : PEATY
1. Light purple : LILAC
2. Month in which José Martí was born : ENERO
3. Hugo, e.g. : AWARD
4. ___ Juan : SAN
5. Like some salts : TRIACID
6. Response to a double entendre : GIGGLE
7. Class reminders : NOTES
8. Must, e.g. : ODOR
9. Gullets : MAWS
10. Printemps follower : ETE
11. Automats lack them : SERVERS
12. ___ of Parliament : ACTS
13. Street caution : SLO
14. Someone : PERSON
15. Glossy fabrics : SATEENS
16. The last Pope Urban : VIII
17. ___ many words : INSO
18. Ripening agent : AGER
22. Votes in Québec : NONS
24. Van Gogh’s "___ Étoilée à St. Rémy" : NUIT
29. Gentle as ___ : ALAMB
32. Castle in a ballroom : IRENE
33. Made more money : GOTANINCREASE
34. Series of underpasses : TUNNELINGS
36. Words of denial : NOTI
37. Paint without trying to stay within the lines, say : DAUB
38. Economist’s statistic : MEANINCOME
39. Uris hero ___ Ben Canaan : ARI
40. Addition to an I.R.A.: Abbr. : INT
41. Furious with : MADAT
42. 45-Down cover : ENAMEL
43. Romp : WININAWALK
44. Tell all : SING
45. See 42-Down : CANINE
47. Make small adjustments in : TWEAK
49. Port on the Gulf of Lion : MARSEILLES
51. Under state? : TRANCE
54. "La Isla ___" (Madonna song) : BONITA
55. Fed. govt. supplies distributor : GSA
57. No-see-um : GNAT
59. Fifth state to join the Union: Abbr. : CONN
61. Rubbernecking : ASTARE
63. Big do : SOIREE
65. Connect : TIETO
67. "Give ___ rest" : ITA
69. Normal state of muscle tissue : TONUS
73. Resting places : INNS
76. Grant criterion, often : NEED
78. Maids’ supplies : RAGS
79. It may be present : TENSE
80. Big name in 50’s Hollywood : AVA
81. Ruin : MAR
83. Cave ___ (warning) : CANEM
87. Met : RANINTO
89. Cell features : KEYPADS
90. Warm feeling : KINSHIP
93. Continued : GONEON
94. Some banquets : ROASTS
95. Where the U.S. Cong. is : INDC
96. Galatea’s love : ACIS
98. Phileas Fogg’s creator : VERNE
99. Actress Davis : GEENA
100. Dark : UNLIT
101. NBC staple : TODAY
102. Russia/Ukraine’s Sea of ___ : AZOV
103. Second introduction? : NANO
104. From the top : ANEW
105. Addict : USER
106. One of TV’s Huxtables : THEO
107. Insurer’s focus : RISK
110. ___-Cat : SNO
112. Fortune : LOT
113. Other side : FOE

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