SPACING OUT

New York Times, Sunday, March 25, 2001

Author: Trip Payne
Editor: Will Shortz
Trip Payne
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 71 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Britain's Queen ___ : MUM
4. 1994 Harry Connick Jr. album : SHE
7. Tony winner Rivera : CHITA
12. Huddle : POWWOW
18. Bellini or Fellini, e.g. : ITALIAN
20. Boosting : AIDING
22. Brooks Robinson was one : ORIOLE
23. Bamboozled : TAKENIN
24. Handled : SEENTO
25. Lay bare : DENUDE
26. Essay writing? : THEMEGENERATION
29. Like some bodies on a beach : OGLED
30. Graveyard shift periods, for short : AMS
31. "What ___!" (words of regret) : ALOSS
32. Put a big loop in : NOOSED
34. Snowman prop : PIPE
36. Indian queen : RANI
38. Sen. Bayh : EVAN
39. See 42-Across : DIME
42. With 39-Across, way to stop : ONA
43. Review of a worsening composer? : DEBUSSYSLAMER
48. "Pleasant" place in a Wordsworth poem : LEA
49. Profs' helpers : TAS
50. Kind of drum or trumpet : EAR
51. It circles the globe : TROPIC
52. 2000 Stanley Cup champions : DEVILS
54. Nincompoop : ASS
55. Get ready : PREP
57. "The Downeaster ___" (Billy Joel song) : ALEXA
58. High spirits : GAIETY
59. Some furniture material : TEAK
61. Tennyson poem : MAUD
63. Cardigan creators : KNITTERS
65. Beethoven's "___ for Winds in E flat major" : OCTET
67. Put back : STET
69. Country music's Dixie Chicks, e.g. : TRIO
70. Brown fur : STOAT
74. Joined securely : MORTISED
77. Bribes : SOPS
79. Put in the pot : ANTE
80. Sales incentive : REBATE
83. Vespers preceder : NONES
85. Partnership for Peace grp. : NATO
87. Passenger's info, maybe : ETA
88. Leopard relative : OCELOT
89. Cease and desist order? : STOPIT
91. Nine-digit sequence : ZIP
92. Jerome Kern's "___ Song" : OUR
93. "That's it!" : AHA
94. Gift from the congregation? : PASTORPRESENT
97. 40's-60's leader overthrown by Ne Win : UNU
98. Poet Van Duyn : MONA
100. Density symbols, in physics : RHOS
101. Czech Rep. neighbor : AUST
102. Aerobics class order : STEP
103. Archrival of Affirmed : ALYDAR
105. Dividend earner : SHARE
108. Life in a library : BIO
109. Kind of line : CONGA
111. What the state gambling board might do to increase sales? : HAVEALOTTOOFFER
117. Luanda's land : ANGOLA
119. Sitcom character with "many loves" : GILLIS
120. Slightly : ALITTLE
121. What a Peeping Tom may do : PEERIN
122. Intertwine : ENLACE
123. Heaps : PASSELS
124. Famous Ford : EILEEN
125. Lots of sass? : ESSES
126. Time to prepare : EVE
127. End of some U.R.L.'s : NET
1. Dugout item : MITT
2. Home of Bryce Canyon : UTAH
3. Work for Volkswagen, perhaps? : MAKEAPASSAT
4. Math functions : SINES
5. Secretary of State with "Jr." in his name : HAIG
6. Kin of -ess or -trix : ENNE
7. Lawyer's roster : CASELIST
8. Sacred: Prefix : HIERO
9. Fancies : IDEAS
10. Shades : TINTS
11. Hostile to : ANTI
12. Part of a chickpea plant : POD
13. Double Stuf products : OREOS
14. Like Hermes' shoes : WINGED
15. Question about Nastase's intent? : WOULDILIE
16. Part of an antique shop name : OLDE
17. Nut sedge, e.g. : WEED
19. "I wanna!" : LEMME
21. Hoodlum's time off? : GOONVACATION
27. Half of Mork's sign-off : NANU
28. Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
33. Not relaxed : ONEDGE
34. Eye site : POTATO
35. "Be right with you!" : INASEC
36. Abandon détente : REARM
37. How some oxen walk : ABREAST
38. Alchemists' concoctions : ELIXIRS
40. Tuna ___ : MELT
41. "Whoa, boy!" : EASY
43. Passbook abbr. : DEP
44. Relative of Mme. : SRA
45. White's opposite : YOLK
46. Pooped : SPENT
47. Parents : REARS
53. Postcard's picture, often : VISTA
56. The Kremlin's closet space? : PUTINSTORAGE
60. Turkish leader Atatürk : KEMAL
62. Old Fireflites and Firedomes : DESOTOS
64. Many Scorpios wear them : TOPAZES
66. From bottom ___ : TOTOP
68. Riccardo, in "Un Ballo in Maschera" : TENOR
71. What a bad lead-off hitter frequently produces? : ONEOUTOFTEN
72. Bring into accord : ATTUNE
73. Begin to cry : TEARUP
75. Slow down : RETARD
76. "Don Juan DeMarco" co-star : DEPP
78. Pinch pennies : STINT
80. Meander : ROAM
81. It's been said before : ECHO
82. Sunday school dried-vegetable craft project? : BEANANGEL
84. Raleigh, for one : SIR
86. Be decisive : OPT
90. Fragrant garden plants : TEAROSES
95. India's ___ Jahan : SHAH
96. Mincemeat need : SUET
99. "Earth in the Balance" author : ALGORE
102. Is selective : SIFTS
104. George W. Bush, for one : YALIE
105. Markets : SELLS
106. Coach who co-founded the N.F.L. : HALAS
107. Girl with a cat named Dinah : ALICE
108. City of Trees : BOISE
109. With 118-Down, a Massachusetts locale : CAPE
110. "You're the ___ Care For" (1931 song) : ONEI
112. Hollywood crosser : VINE
113. It comes in a roll : TAPE
114. Sainted king : OLAV
115. Marie Claire competitor : ELLE
116. Be quiet : REST
118. See 109-Down : ANN

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