DIVIDE AND CONQUER

New York Times, Sunday, March 11, 2001

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 77 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 70 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Virtues : MERITS
7. More verdant : LUSHER
13. Avoided extinction, perhaps : ADAPTED
20. Busy : TIEDUP
21. Wolf down : INHALE
22. Maid on "Will & Grace" : ROSARIO
23. Gas used as an anesthetic : ETHENE
24. Like Liz Taylor's eyes : VIOLET
25. Knit : ENTWINE
26. Start of a quip : THESECRETOFMANAGING
29. Like some drinks : NEAT
30. Pueblo in northern New Mexico : TAOS
31. Needlefish : GAR
32. Sheet music abbr. : ARR
33. Jerome Robbins's "Dances ___ Gathering" : ATA
34. Waltz finale? : ZEE
37. It's full of drafts : PUB
39. Closet eater? : MOTH
43. Quip, part 2 : ISTOKEEPTHEGUYSWHO
48. Sponge : MOISTEN
51. Warm welcomes : ALOHAS
52. Like clown faces : MADEUP
53. Sleep lab subject : APNEA
54. African families : PRIDES
55. "Drums Along the Mohawk" author : EDMONDS
56. Speaker of the quip : CASEYSTENGEL
59. Urge : PRESS
60. "Rock 'n' Roll Is King" rockers : ELO
61. ___ concours (not competing) : HORS
62. Big ___ : MAMA
63. J.F.K. sight : SST
66. It may light your fire : SPARK
68. Event for 56-Across : BASEBALLGAME
73. Cartoon ape of 60's TV : MAGILLA
76. One of the Brady Bunch girls : MARCIA
77. Set apart : ALLOT
78. Making no value judgments : AMORAL
79. Figure in a pickup line? : CABBIE
80. Mollify : ASSUAGE
82. Quip, part 3 : HATEYOUAWAYFROMTHE
85. Mass-wedding chorus : IDOS
86. It may bring down the house : TNT
87. Fed. funds : SSI
88. Fed. funder : NEA
89. "Citizen Kane" studio : RKO
92. "___ du lieber!" : ACH
94. Report : BANG
95. Ferret out : FIND
96. End of the quip : GUYSWHOAREUNDECIDED
104. Famed Rio beach : IPANEMA
106. Lifted : SWIPED
107. Blues guitarist Harvey : MANDEL
108. Biform beast : CENTAUR
109. Community along Ventura Blvd. : ENCINO
110. Opera set in Cyprus : OTELLO
111. Glut : ENGORGE
112. Refuse receptacle : ASHCAN
113. Most spare : MEREST
1. 11,000-ft. high smoker : MTETNA
2. Choice word : EITHER
3. Grant an appeal, perhaps : REHEAR
4. To be specific : IDEST
5. Fix a flat? : TUNE
6. Watch : SPECTATE
7. Georgia's state tree : LIVEOAK
8. Meters and liters : UNITS
9. ___-in : SHOO
10. 24 minutes, maybe : HALF
11. I, O or U, but not A or E: Abbr. : ELEM
12. Prepare for a sale, say : RETAG
13. It may be underfoot : AREARUG
14. Vietnamese currency : DONG
15. City southeast of Turin : ASTI
16. Board member? : PAWN
17. One may consider all the angles in it : TRIG
18. Hegelian article : EIN
19. Fawning one : DOE
27. Betray, in a way : RATON
28. Scruffs : NAPES
34. 1983 Woody Allen role : ZELIG
35. Verse form invented by Archilochus : EPODE
36. Neighbor of Lucy and Ricky : ETHEL
38. Short end of the stick : BUMDEAL
39. It helps many machines run : MSDOS
40. Irving's ___ Meany : OWEN
41. Faint sound? : THUD
42. Brewery stock : HOPS
43. Cry of epiphany : ISEE
44. "Sit" follower : STAY
45. Brings in : EARNS
46. Includes : HAS
47. Beta carotene sources : YAMS
48. Airborne defense? : MACE
49. Symbol of hope : OPAL
50. ___ many words : INSO
54. Fringe benefit : PERK
55. "Aunt" with a "Cope Book" : ERMA
57. Bordelaise ingredient : SHALLOT
58. When tripled, a war film : TORA
59. Sunscreen compound : PABA
62. Getty Center architect Richard : MEIER
63. Casa chamber : SALA
64. It may be difficult to drive in : SMOG
65. Les oreilles are attached to it : TETE
66. Pedigree figures : SIRES
67. With 79-Down, something to do in the yard : PLAY
68. Cakes with kick : BABAS
69. Fast-food chain : ARBYS
70. Bookstore section : SCIFI
71. Eyewinker : LASH
72. Bond : GLUE
73. When doubled, a dolphinfish : MAHI
74. Make ___ dash for : AMAD
75. Attend : GOTO
76. Gaping hole : MAW
79. See 67-Down : CATCH
80. Better : AMEND
81. Child actor's biggest fan, perhaps : STAGEMOM
83. Out of it : UNAWARE
84. Way to drone : ONANDON
89. Turandot's test : RIDDLE
90. Shows subservience : KNEELS
91. 75 shares, e.g. : ODDLOT
93. Follower of Daniel : HOSEA
94. ___ Park, Calif. : BUENA
95. More exquisite : FINER
96. Something that may be busted : GANG
97. A law ___ itself : UNTO
98. Sentence division : YEAR
99. More than self-confident : SMUG
100. Barley beards : AWNS
101. Loaded : RICH
102. Like some proportions : EPIC
103. Blanchett of "Elizabeth" : CATE
104. Sculpting medium : ICE
105. Signature piece? : PEN

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