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New York Times, Sunday, March 25, 2007

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 110 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lays at the door of : BLAMES
7. One drawing sympathy : SADCASE
14. Tequila brand, for short : CUERVO
20. Any "Rock 'n' Roll High School" band member : RAMONE
21. Did some bookkeeping : CLERKED
22. Teamed up : ALLIED
23. Cuddly sheep? : EMBRACEABLEEWE
25. Simple digs : LEANTO
26. TV remote, e.g. : SELECTOR
27. Scout's find : TALENT
29. Operatic prince : IGOR
30. 16th-century council city : TRENT
31. Pen's end : NIB
33. Equinox mo. : MAR
34. Qum native : IRANI
37. Eerie ability : ESP
39. Entre ___ : NOUS
41. Role-play, say : PRETEND
43. Those on the bench : SUBS
46. Conservatives waiting in line? : RIGHTONQUEUE
50. Oater command : GIT
52. Wilhelm I ruled it : PRUSSIA
54. Pilot's vision problem : REDOUT
55. Idle, with "around" : PUTTER
57. A cabinet dept. : AGR
58. Blood: Prefix : HEMO
60. Pro ___ : RATA
61. Like a Miata : SPORTY
62. Expulsion from a court? : TENNISSHOO
65. Treaty subject : ARMS
68. Juilliard subj. : MUS
69. Necessitate : ENTAIL
70. Mess up : TOUSLE
73. Blasting aid : TNT
75. Carnaby Street types : MODS
77. Hillbillies' coif? : MOUNTAINDO
81. Hawkish : PROWAR
84. Test version : BETA
86. Biographer Leon : EDEL
87. Ref. work with more than 300,000 entries : OED
88. Be a fink : TATTLE
89. Lustrous fabric : SATEEN
91. Gave power to : ENABLED
93. Geom. solid : SPH
94. What van Gogh said regarding ears? : IDONTHAVETWO
97. Reactor parts : RODS
98. Sinatra impersonator on "S.N.L." : PISCOPO
100. Action film hero Williams : REMO
101. ___ Miguel (Azores island) : SAO
103. Cause of an intl. incident, maybe : NTEST
104. Monokini's lack : BRA
106. ___ whim : ONA
108. Overshadow : DWARF
112. Totally nuts : GAGA
114. Taxco wrap : SERAPE
117. Edible spherule : GREENPEA
119. Oscar-winning director of 2005 : ANGLEE
122. Sitting Bull being evasive? : RUNAROUNDSIOUX
124. Poverty-stricken : INNEED
125. Downsize without layoffs : ATTRITE
126. Timeless, in verse : ETERNE
127. Dedicated an ode to : LAUDED
128. Sonnet endings : SESTETS
129. Stopped arguing : RESTED
1. French port : BREST
2. Debussy opus : LAMER
3. Go unhurriedly : AMBLE
4. State of increased quantity : MORENESS
5. Puts into effect : ENACTS
6. Shia, e.g. : SECT
7. Halloween activity : SCARING
8. Clerical garment : ALB
9. Shoulder muscle, briefly : DELT
10. Vanilla-flavored treat : CREAMSODA
11. Cub leader : AKELA
12. It may be found under a grate : SEWER
13. Scene of a fall : EDEN
14. 1920's White House name : CAL
15. Kin of -kin : ULE
16. Lancelot lover : ELAINE
17. Calling the author of "In Cold Blood"? : RINGINGTRU
18. Nix : VETO
19. Nose-wrinkler : ODOR
24. Time on end : EON
28. Makeshift swing : TIRE
32. Nobelist Niels : BOHR
35. Stays for another hitch : REUPS
36. Really enjoyed : ATEUP
38. Druid, e.g. : PRIEST
40. In ___ (not yet born) : UTERO
41. Wall Street option : PUT
42. Loses on purpose : DIETS
43. Cross words : SPAT
44. The munchies, for one : URGE
45. Swindle, slangily : BURN
47. 2001 Sean Penn film : IAMSAM
48. "___ chance" : NOTA
49. Book size, in printing : QUARTO
51. Take a shot : TRY
53. Kick target : SHIN
56. "Alfie" actress, 2004 : TOMEI
59. Canton's home : OHIO
63. Cereal box abbr. : NETWT
64. Biddy : OLDBAT
66. Pouty look : MOUE
67. Insect-eating plant : SUNDEW
71. Pool group : STENOS
72. In ___ land : LALA
73. "The Sound of Music" name : TRAPP
74. Worthless African animal? : NOTHINGGNU
76. Genesis son : SETH
77. Novelist Binchy : MAEVE
78. Court plea, in brief : NOLO
79. Thing to do : DEED
80. Some calculations : ODDS
81. Carat divs. : PTS
82. Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt : ALICE
83. New stylings : REDOS
85. Rend : TEARAPART
89. ___ Balls (Hostess brand) : SNO
90. Verne skipper : NEMO
92. Chocolaty treats : BROWNIES
95. Picks, with "for" : OPTS
96. They're depressed during exams : TONGUES
99. Lost zip : STALED
102. Carol starter : ADESTE
104. Knuckle-dragger : BRUTE
105. Goes bonkers : RANTS
107. Prince Valiant's son : ARN
109. Left on board : APORT
110. Alums do it : REUNE
111. Sent, in a way : FAXED
112. Journalist Sheehy : GAIL
113. Ballerina Pavlova : ANNA
115. History units : ERAS
116. Jay Gould railroad : ERIE
118. River of central Germany : EDER
120. Shoebox marking : EEE
121. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Roush : EDD
123. Polo Grounds legend : OTT

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