POP CULTURE

New York Times, Sunday, March 23, 1997

Author: Bryant White
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Haughty refusal : NEVER
6. Sternward : ABAFT
11. Surveyor's chart : PLAT
15. Where scissors are made? : MAT
18. St. Theresa's birthplace : AVILA
19. Edit, possibly : REWORK
21. "An American in Paris" actress : NINAFOCH
23. ___ Orchestra (popular 30's band) : BASIE
24. The Beatles' "I'm ___" : ALOSER
25. Case : INSTANCE
26. Slangy refusal : NAH
27. Pop setting for a Mussorgsky work? : BALDMOUNTAINDEW
29. Spiral ___ : NEBULA
32. Products of gamma rays : IONS
33. Thatching palm : NIPA
34. Horus's father : OSIRIS
35. Kind of fence : CYCLONE
38. Comes down pretty hard : SLEETS
40. Pop Anthony Burgess novel? : ACLOCKWORKORANGECRUSH
43. Prefix with drama : MELO
44. Louis I, to Charlemagne : FILS
45. College building : DORM
46. "___ beam up" ("Star Trek" order) : TWOTO
48. Big dogs, for short : LABS
52. Glides : SASHAYS
57. Pop title role in a 1993 film? : GILBERTGRAPENEHI
62. Epithet of Athena : ALEA
63. Pitchers, in a way : ADMEN
64. Trifling : NOMINAL
65. Disagreeable sorts, in slang : PILLS
66. Actress Russo : RENE
67. Pop dance team, informally? : FREDANDGINGERALE
71. Hero sandwich : POORBOY
73. Joule fragments : ERGS
74. Containing the 58th element : CERIC
75. Alaska's first governor : EGAN
77. Dig : GIBE
78. 30's crooner Columbo : RUSS
82. Pop western of 1960? : THEMAGNIFICENTSEVENUP
91. Garden section: Var. : ROSERY
92. Catacomb recess : LOCULUS
93. Weed with purplish flowers: Var. : TEAZLE
94. Old alms box : ARCA
95. ___ de pont (bridgehead) : TETE
96. Phoenician, e.g. : SEMITE
97. Pop 50's-60's TV star? : IMOGENECOCACOLA
105. A season: Abbr. : SPR
106. Medieval kingdom in western Europe : LORRAINE
107. Morgan le Fay's brother : ARTHUR
108. Sheepherders of the Southwest : HOPIS
110. Commences, as an adventure : ENTERSON
111. Gaines rival : PURINA
112. ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
113. Scale notes : RES
114. Aid for Santa : LIST
115. "Oh boy!" : GOODY
116. ___-tresses (orchid) : LADYS
1. Collar : NAB
2. Dissolve : EVANESCE
3. Where charges may show up : VISABILL
4. Pop Peace Nobelist? : ELIHUROOTBEER
5. "Norma ___" : RAE
6. Kind of summit : ARAB
7. Hungarian revolutionary Kun : BELA
8. M.P.'s prize : AWOL
9. Fearless one : FOSDICK
10. Vibrating effect : TREMOLO
11. 1957 Nabokov novel : PNIN
12. Scourge of serge : LINT
13. Amphora handle : ANSA
14. "Jour de Fete" star : TATI
15. Kin of "Sacre bleu!" : MONDIEU
16. Swallows : ACCEPTS
17. Shallow bay on England's east coast : THEWASH
20. Swedish money : KRONOR
22. "Cleopatra" extra : FANNER
28. Jimmy Carter alma mater: Abbr. : USNA
29. Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
30. Tavern need: Abbr. : LIC
31. Solicit : ASKFOR
35. Obsession, e.g. : COLOGNE
36. Soph. and others : YRS
37. Cricket wicket : END
38. Mideast inn : SERAI
39. Math amts. : LCMS
41. 1984-88 Olympic figure-skating gold medalist : WITT
42. "No kidding!" : GOSH
47. Cyst : WEN
48. Truman's birthplace : LAMAR
49. Burlesque activity : APING
50. Part of morning calisthenics : BENDS
51. Holdup : SNAG
53. Pop product at a barbershop? : HAIRCREAMSODA
54. "It was ___ joke!" : ALLA
55. Protest in no uncertain terms : YELL
56. Ed.'s request : SASE
57. 1978 Irving character : GARP
58. Graphic beginning : IDEO
59. Alphabet quartet : LMNO
60. Tormented : RODE
61. Draws : ELICITS
65. Language authority Mario : PEI
67. Unclear : FOGGY
68. Fastballer known as "The Express" : RYAN
69. Bills : NEBS
70. Waves at, perhaps : GREETS
72. One of a storied threesome : BEAR
76. Goose egg : NIL
77. Lion's prey : GNU
79. Open, in a way : UNZIPPED
80. How a siren walks : SULTRILY
81. He sank with the Scharnhorst : SPEE
82. Park item : TRAILER
83. Insulin, e.g. : HORMONE
84. Ones providing arms : ESCORTS
85. Thin, overseas : MEAGRE
86. Picture, commercially : FOTO
87. Cold pack? : ICECAP
88. Dance : CUTARUG
89. Hero robot of the comics : ELECTRO
90. Certain intersection : VEE
98. Rank below marquis : EARL
99. ___ prius (trial court) : NISI
100. Grandson of Adam : ENOS
101. Tiny payment : CENT
102. Mississippi feeder : OHIO
103. Bergman in "Casablanca" : LUND
104. Without ___ of hope : ARAY
108. Old-time Yankee great Chase : HAL
109. Eur. airline : SAS

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