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New York Times, Sunday, March 12, 1995

Author: Charles M. Deber
Editor: Will Shortz
Charles M. Deber
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Deber. NYT links: Across Lite

Notepad: March 14, 1995 marked the 50,000 issue of the New York Times
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© 1995, The New York Times
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1. '60s labor leader : HOFFA
6. Aristotle treatise : ETHICS
12. They're no gentlemen : CADS
16. Filmmaker's special effects shot : MATTE
21. TV comic Degeneres : ELLEN
22. Fit to till : ARABLE
23. Mule Sal's canal : ERIE
24. Literature Nobelist Canetti : ELIAS
25. Headline of #36,683 (Ju1y 1, 1958) : ALASKATOJOINUNION
28. Explosive liquid : NITRO
29. Motley : RAGTAG
30. Nightclothes, informally : PJS
31. Fragrant compound : ESTER
32. Gym wear : SWEATS
33. Controversial James Lovelock book : GAIA
35. Marks left : SCARS
36. Proust hero : SWANN
37. Headline of #6,256 (Oct. 9, 1871) : FIRESINCHICAGO
43. Holiday stamp : SEAL
44. Language suffix : ISH
47. Eared seals : OTARIES
48. Proboscis : NOSE
49. Be gracious to : THANK
50. Ancient Chinese dynasty : CHI
51. Sang like a crow : CAWED
52. Bull: Prefix : TAUR
54. It has many feet : POEM
55. Assault : ONSET
57. Headline of #31,545 (June 6, 1944) : ALLIEDARMIESLAND
62. Slowpoke : SNAIL
63. Part of L.A. : LOS
64. "The Cocktail Party" playwright : ELIOT
65. Roofer's concern : EAVES
66. Alters : EMENDS
68. They can be grand : SLAMS
69. Where clothes spin : DRYER
70. Ziegfeld, to pals : FLO
71. Hootchie _____ : KOO
72. Baseball historian Burns : KEN
75. Vandals : HUNS
76. Tiny openings : PORES
77. Song sung singly : SOLO
78. Variety show since 1975: Abbr. : SNL
79. Uganda's Amin : IDI
80. Dortmund dessert : EIS
81. Pipe root : BRIAR
82. Point count bidding pioneer : GOREN
83. Socials : MIXERS
85. Anthony or Elmo, e.g. : SAINT
86. Dolphin sense : SONAR
87. Alphabet trio : RST
90. Mellow Mel : TORME
91. Headline of #48,377 (Oct. 3, 1990) : TWOGERMANYSUNITE
95. Party line : CONGA
96. Iran's Bani-_____ : SADR
97. Hardly trustworthy : OILY
98. "All right" : ROGER
99. Eight-time Norris Trophy winner : ORR
100. Cooper's Bumppo : NATTY
102. Box : SPAR
104. Comic strip originally called "Li'l Folks" : PEANUTS
106. Mao follower : TSE
107. Swing around : SLUE
108. Headline of #26,212 (Oct. 30, 1929) : STOCKSCOLLAPSE
111. Biological bodies : SOMAS
113. Unwilling : LOATH
114. Hit obliquely, as a nail : TOED
115. Stage actress Martin et al. : LEILAS
117. Malaysian export : COPRA
118. Comet's path in the sky : ARC
119. Eras : EPOCHS
125. "Ragged Dick" writer : ALGER
126. Headline of #27,710 (Dec. 6, 1933) : PROHIBITIONREPEAL
129. Kind of boom : SONIC
130. "Beloved" author Morrison : TONI
131. Actress Dorothy : LOUDON
132. Olga's successor : NADIA
133. CBS exec Laurence : TISCH
134. Church part : APSE
135. City on the Willamette : EUGENE
136. With it : ALERT
1. Learn via the grapevine : HEAR
2. Stew : OLLA
3. Ross national product : FLAG
4. Song or slug follower : FEST
5. "Puppy Love" singer, 1960 : ANKA
6. Sup : EAT
7. Capricorn, e.g. : TROPIC
8. Palindromic Yemeni city : HAJJAH
9. Nigerian people : IBOS
10. Year in Ptolemy's life : CLI
11. Iroquoian Indians : SENECAS
12. Il _____ di gravita : CENTRO
13. Bygone Dodge : ARIES
14. New Look designer : DIOR
15. D.C. V.I.P. : SEN
16. Headline of #40,721 (July 21, 1969) : MENWALKONMOON
17. Highly unusual : ALIEN
18. Headline of #19,806 (April 16, 1912) : TITANICSINKS
19. Not bland : TART
20. Those, in Tegucigalpa : ESOS
26. Texas A&M player : AGGIE
27. Grammarian's topic : USAGE
32. Ugly Duckling, actually : SWAN
34. Reply: Abbr. : ANS
35. It may be tied : SCORE
36. Tuxedo junction : SEAM
37. The "f" in f-stop : FOCAL
38. _____-Turkish War, 1911-12 : ITALO
39. Singer Lou : RAWLS
40. "..._____ saw Elba" : EREI
41. Up-down connector : SIDE
42. Eskimo people : INUIT
43. Wood stock sites : SHEDS
45. Author Sidney : SHELDON
46. Diamond datum : HIT
49. Color tester : TONER
52. Cuts away : TRIMS
53. "My Michael" writer _____ Oz : AMOS
54. Smooths the way : PAVES
56. Not, to a Scot : NAE
58. "Cannonball Run" co-star : DELUISE
59. Mathematician Turing et al. : ALANS
60. Put teeth into : SERRATE
61. Productive hen : LAYER
62. They've got the goods : SELLERS
67. Monetary unit of Peru : SOL
68. Headline of #4,110 (Nov. 25, 1864) : SHERMANSMARCH
69. "What's _____?" : DOING
70. Brief incursion : FORAY
72. Kipling youth : KIM
73. Copyholders? : EDITORS
74. Headline of #42,566 (Aug. 9, 1974) : NIXONRESIGNS
76. Rap sheet info : PRIOR
77. Any lad : SONNY
81. Off-color : BAWDY
82. Ideal : GOAL
84. Energy unit : ERG
85. Washington _____ : STATE
86. Brat's look : SMIRK
87. Equip : RIGUP
88. Proofreading marks : STETS
89. To the point : TERSE
92. European freshwater fish : ROACH
93. Caspian tributary : URAL
94. Pop singer Hendryx : NONA
95. Rustic house : COT
96. Actor Erwin et al. : STUS
101. "Woe is me!" : ALAS
102. "First _____ see..." : STARI
103. Drink : POTABLE
104. "Israfel" writer : POE
105. Senior Mormon : ELDER
108. Meryl Streep's 1982 title role : SOPHIE
109. Comfortable gait : STRIDE
110. Caterpillar's quarters : COCOON
112. Type of acid : OLEIC
113. Grebes' cousins : LOONS
115. Z-like : LAST
116. "The Time Machine" people : ELOI
117. Cut short : CROP
118. Give _____ (pull) : ATUG
120. Catcher Tony : PENA
121. Solitaire item : OPAL
122. Turn over : CEDE
123. Bangs, e.g. : HAIR
124. Chair support : SLAT
126. Educ. grp. : PTA
127. Cash alternative : IOU
128. From N.M. to N.D : NNE

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