POETIC INJUSTICE

New York Times, Sunday, March 1, 1998

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 76 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 40 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
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1. Displaces : BUMPS
6. Atomic : MINUTE
12. Lowly ones : SERFS
17. Portuguese city : OPORTO
19. Batting a thousand : ONAROLL
21. Mercury : Sable :: Ford : ___ : TAURUS
23. Poet's outlook on life? : ITCOULDBEVERSE
25. Fighting force : ARMADA
26. Good earth : LOAM
27. Grab : SEIZE
28. Poet's favorite 1972 hit? : IAMBWOMAN
30. Objective : IDEAL
32. Many people sit around it : ARENA
34. With 68-Down, "Fame" actress : IRENE
35. Shakespearean couplet description? : ITSSONNETSLASTLEGS
41. Did derbies : RACED
42. Derbies : HATS
43. Roar of the crowd : OLE
44. Ebon : JET
47. What one gets reading poetry? : ABARDSEYEVIEW
52. Pen : ENCLOSE
55. Iranian city : QUM
56. General assemblies : PLENA
57. Meal starter : OAT
59. Don't waste : REUSE
60. Sans nuts, e.g. : PLAIN
62. "Taras Bulba" author : GOGOL
65. Tamper-resistant : SEALED
66. Result of poetic license? : ASSONANCEWILLHAPPEN
70. Crows : GLOATS
71. Stand for Steen : EASEL
72. "Eleni" director Peter : YATES
73. Too hot for tots : ADULT
74. "Brain Trust" Prez : FDR
75. Bats : LOONY
77. Hi-fi buys : LPS
80. Substance in soaps : PALMOIL
82. What a disaffected Japanese poet might become? : AHAIKUDROPOUT
87. Outdated poet suffix : ESS
88. Tel. listing abbr. : RES
90. Kyrgyzstan's ___ Mountains : ALAI
91. Certain vertebrae : SACRA
92. Opinion of Keats poetry? : ITSTHESAMEODESTORY
98. Some "Aïda" singers : BASSI
101. Labor activist Chavez : CESAR
102. Forum wear : TOGAE
103. Talk about Tennyson poems? : IDYLLCHAT
105. Hose hue : BEIGE
107. "Hard Lines" poet : NASH
111. Correction section : ERRATA
112. Conclusion of many a poet? : RHYMEDOESNTPAY
116. Emmy-winning Rob : REINER
117. Arabs, Hebrews, etc. : SEMITES
118. Hitches : TIESUP
119. She's married...with niños : MADRE
120. Contend, colloquially : RASSLE
121. Designer Simpson : ADELE
1. More than simmer : BOIL
2. Machinating : UPTO
3. Provincial capital in the Dominican Republic : MOCA
4. Vow taker : PROMISER
5. Jeff's "77 Sunset Strip" partner : STU
6. Kinetic art form : MOBILE
7. "The Gondoliers" nurse : INEZ
8. Pew locale : NAVE
9. Suffix akin to -ity : URE
10. Crag : TOR
11. Fictional Dinsmore and Venner : ELSIES
12. Lance : STAB
13. Pesky insect : EARWIG
14. Unconfirmed reports : RUMORS
15. Body build : FRAME
16. Khartoum's country : SUDAN
18. Merlin of football and TV : OLSEN
20. Roof type : LEANTO
22. All there : SANE
24. Old-timer, of sorts : DEAN
29. Xylophone striker : MALLET
31. Senator of 1967 censure : DODD
32. High: Prefix : ALTI
33. Flatten, in Britain : RASE
35. Babylon's land : IRAQ
36. Perfume billed as "The forbidden fragrance" : TABU
37. Swindle : SCAM
38. Next : THEN
39. Wild things : SAVAGES
40. Poetic contraction : EEN
44. 10,000,000 ergs : JOULE
45. Krupp works site : ESSEN
46. Ticked (off) : TEED
48. Reaches over : SPANS
49. Friend of Coleridge : ELIA
50. Hankered : YENNED
51. It's got ewe covered : WOOL
53. Crinkly cloth : CREPE
54. Springs : LEAPS
58. "___ can eat!" : ALLYOU
60. Sacred poem : PSALM
61. It's played with matches : LOTTO
63. Need to reimburse : OWE
64. "The Fisher King" director : GILLIAM
65. Bacchus attendant : SATYR
66. Filmdom's Robert and Alan : ALDAS
67. People : SOULS
68. See 34-Across : CARA
69. Horse height measure : HAND
70. Open wide : GAPE
74. Chevy Chase title role : FLETCH
76. Sooner migrant : OKIE
77. Bats : LOCO
78. Manx "Thanks!" : PURR
79. Abide : STAY
81. Cabbage collector, for short : IRS
83. "Ford ___ better idea" (old slogan) : HASA
84. Winged : ALAR
85. "Odyssey" peak : OSSA
86. Protected, in a way : PATENTED
89. Tailor's tool : SHEARS
92. St. John, e.g. : ISLAND
93. Joust contestant : TILTER
94. Job preceder : ESTHER
95. Pointless : OTIOSE
96. Venetian official, once : DOGE
97. Give off : EGEST
98. Stand at wakes : BIER
99. Relevant, to lawyers : ADREM
100. Neighbor of Turkey : SYRIA
104. Give a hoot : CARE
105. Derby doings : BETS
106. Noble, in Nuremberg : EDEL
108. Church projection : APSE
109. King of a Handel oratorio : SAUL
110. Promotional overkill : HYPE
113. Peruvian Sumac : YMA
114. Lead head? : MIS
115. Actress Long : NIA

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