CENTRAL FIGURES

New York Times, Sunday, March 15, 1998

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Overhaul : REVAMP
7. Inge dog : SHEBA
12. Oysters Rockefeller ingredient : SPINACH
19. Cry of success : IMADEIT
21. Gretzky was one : OILER
22. Dragon's land, in song : HONALEE
23. Soprano Gluck kidnapped by a fundamentalist group? : MORALMAJORITY
25. Raging : ONATEAR
26. River to the Ohio : MIAMI
27. Actor Baldwin trapped in a heavenly phenomenon? : TOTALECLIPSE
29. Telescope-maker ___ Clark : ALVAN
32. Green around the gills : ILL
34. "Mickey" singer Basil : TONI
35. Flees to a J.P. : ELOPES
36. Supermodel Evangelista stuck in a dead end? : BLINDALLEY
39. Party giver's abbr. : RSVP
41. Overcurious : NOSY
42. Poster material : OAKTAG
43. VCR adjuncts : TVS
45. "___-Kid" (1995 comedy) : RENTA
48. Sign, slangily : INK
49. Where Jekyll became Hyde : LAB
52. Actress Garr discovered at a statue site? : EASTERISLAND
58. Reporter under Perry White : LOISLANE
61. Aspen asset : SNOW
62. A abroad : UNE
63. Davy Jones's domain : SEA
64. Cowboy, at times : HERDER
66. Remnant : DREG
68. Queequeg's captain : AHAB
69. Actor Williams found in a 17th-century poem? : SHAKESPEAREANSONNET
75. Near-miss exclamation : WHEW
76. Casa chamber : SALA
77. "Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain" author Justin : KAPLAN
78. Spitchcock : EEL
79. Like new recruits : RAW
82. A&W alternative : DADS
84. Like a flu sufferer, often : REDNOSED
88. Singer Cochran unearthed in the food pyramid? : BALANCEDDIET
91. Gift for a haole : LEI
92. Aladdin's monkey : ABU
93. Consumer Reports employee : RATER
94. Years on end : EON
96. Race with gates : SLALOM
99. "The Statue" actress Virna : LISI
102. Claim on an orange juice carton : PURE
105. Witticist Bombeck caught in a newspaper feature? : WEATHERMAP
108. Strapped : INNEED
111. Hebrides island : IONA
113. Letters on some 747's : TWA
114. Peace : AMITY
115. Artist Warhol accosted by the British police? : SCOTLANDYARD
118. Hersey hamlet : ADANO
120. Bach work : PARTITA
121. Statesman Doria seen in an idealistic vision? : AMERICANDREAM
126. Pricey homes : ESTATES
127. Bolshevism founder : LENIN
128. Bradshaw was one : STEELER
129. Calorie-crammed course : DESSERT
130. High-fives : SLAPS
131. Clinkers : ERRORS
1. Periphery : RIM
2. First name in screwball comedy : EMO
3. Different sp. : VAR
4. Inflexible : ADAMANT
5. Dillon of "A Christmas Story" : MELINDA
6. Arizona Indian : PIMA
7. ___ Canals : SOO
8. "Java" trumpeter : HIRT
9. "The Mill on the Floss" writer : ELIOT
10. Tip sheet buyer : BETTOR
11. Indo-Europeans : ARYANS
12. Part of a brake : SHOE
13. Puerto Rican port : PONCE
14. Totally : INALL
15. Avis alternative : NATIONAL
16. City known in ancient times as Beroea : ALEPPO
17. Discontinues : CEASES
18. Reason for excommunication : HERESY
20. Sri Lankan language : TAMIL
24. TV angel Munroe : JILL
28. "Les Misérables," e.g. : LIVRE
29. Simmering : ABOIL
30. Treeless tract : LLANO
31. Singer Carr : VIKKI
33. Tennis do-over : LET
37. Blazing : AGLARE
38. Actor Montand : YVES
40. Major fish exporter : PERU
44. "The Dunwich Horror" star : SANDRADEE
46. "Ladders to Fire" novelist : NIN
47. Philosopher Lao-___ : TSE
50. Added stipulations : ANDS
51. Contacts, modern-style : BEEPS
53. Holding a grudge : SORE
54. Fine-tune : TWEAK
55. "Hard Road to Glory" author : ASHE
56. Uncluttered : NEAT
57. Apply, as ointment : DAB
59. CNN anchor Bernard : SHAW
60. 100 qintars : LEK
65. Check the figures : READD
67. Distort : GNARL
68. Word on monuments : ANNO
69. 1966 Beatles concert site : SHEA
70. Alternative to high water : HELL
71. ___ Mountains, part of the Tien Shan range : ALAI
72. Ill-fated German admiral : SPEE
73. Getting on in years : OLDISH
74. Actress Grey : NAN
75. It's catching : WEB
79. Retrovirus component : RNA
80. Masquerade : ACT
81. Display dolor : WEEP
83. Lay up : STOW
85. Film actor Albert : SALMI
86. Torpedo vessel : EBOAT
87. Short and stout : DUMPY
89. Brief operatic solos : ARIETTAS
90. Stonehenge worshiper : DRUID
95. Lepidopterist's accessory : NET
97. Hellespont victim : LEANDER
98. Gunsmith : ARMORER
99. Spoke like Sylvester : LISPED
100. Lest : INCASE
101. Mister Ed productions : SNORTS
103. Charles and others : ROYALS
104. Fabergé egg glaze : ENAMEL
106. "Never Wave at ___" (Rosalind Russell flick) : AWAC
107. Drumroll-accompanying exclamations : TADAS
109. Top-drawer : ELITE
110. One playing the field : DATER
112. Where the action is : ARENA
116. Democratic donkey designer : NAST
117. Plumbing problem : DRIP
119. Cost of cards : ANTE
122. Powers that be : INS
123. "Hold On Tight" group : ELO
124. ___ Lingus : AER
125. Title choice : MRS

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