GETTING PERSONAL

New York Times, Sunday, March 27, 2005

Author: Con Pederson
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQVYZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Pederson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fairy queen : MAB
4. Nike rival : ADIDAS
10. She turned Odysseus' men to swine : CIRCE
15. Suffix with 65-Down : IST
18. Bump off : ICE
19. It recounts the Fall : GENESIS
21. Condescending one : SNOOT
22. Storm producer, once : GEO
23. Price abbr. : CTS
24. Irate restaurant force? : RAGINGHEADWAITERS
27. Milliner : HATTER
29. In due course : ANON
30. Turns on : EXCITES
31. J. R.'s mother : ELLIE
32. Was attractive (to) : APPEALED
36. "In & Out" star, 1997 : KLINE
37. Kind of shark : LOAN
38. Travel medium : AIR
39. Hotel awning? : TAXISHELTER
42. Quick approval: Abbr. : INIT
43. Festoon : ADORN
46. Did a double take? : RESHOT
47. Original Luddite ___ Ludd : NED
48. TV series about proper departure etiquette? : THEGOINGSHOW
50. Jazz variety : SCAT
54. Firm boss: Abbr. : PRES
56. S-curve : OGEE
57. Old Portuguese currency : ESCUDO
59. Less inept : ABLER
61. Lafayette's forces : ARMEE
63. Part of B.C.E. : ERA
66. Procrastinator's mantra : LATER
67. "Shalom" : PEACE
68. French naval post? : MAILDEMER
70. Petal product : ATTAR
71. Carries on steadily : PLIES
72. Topic of many a lie : AGE
73. "___ My Heart …" : ILEFT
74. Oar pin : THOLE
75. Two-seated carriage : LANDAU
77. Mile or mil : UNIT
78. Some are corny : FEET
79. Ovidian infinitive : ESSE
80. Dreaming à la Ravi Shankar? : SEEINGSITARS
86. Time meas. : HRS
89. Come to rest : SETTLE
90. Établissement éducatif : ECOLE
91. Sneak ___ : PEEK
92. Like an estate that a father wills to his children? : HISANDHEIRS
97. With 112-Down, exemplar of madness : WET
98. Cartoon company : ACME
99. Hill once seen on the Hill : ANITA
100. More than miffed : SEETHING
103. Zero for Nero : NIHIL
104. Neck parts : SCRUFFS
107. Old fool : COOT
108. Sodium ___ (cleansing agent) : BORATE
109. General Motors repair shop slogan? : THEBUICKSTOPSHERE
114. Old telecom giant : ITT
115. Sonneteer's sundown : EEN
116. Glorify : EXALT
117. Not exaggerated : LITERAL
118. Horse or dog lead-in : SEA
119. Drill wielder: Abbr. : DDS
120. "The Silence of the Lambs" director : DEMME
121. Pieces of nine? : NONETS
122. It may be smoked : EEL
1. Goodyear alternative : MICHELIN
2. Have no accomplices : ACTALONE
3. Perfect prairies? : BESTLAIDPLAINS
4. Match : AGREE
5. Salutation starter : DEAR
6. Having one sharp, musically : ING
7. Verbum ___ (word of God) : DEI
8. No challenge : ASNAP
9. Swedish actress Hasso : SIGNE
10. Stars and Bars org. : CSA
11. Ballot abbr. : IND
12. Investment house T. ___ Price : ROWE
13. Cajole : COAX
14. Airline convenience : ETICKET
15. "No need to elaborate" : IGETIT
16. Far from flustered : SERENE
17. Pitchman? : TOSSER
20. Piglet : SHOAT
25. Blow up : ENLARGE
26. Cash cache : TILL
28. Windshield feature : TINT
32. Second hand : AIDE
33. Bull Moose's party: Abbr. : PROG
34. They're no longer hitched : EXES
35. TV receiver : DISH
38. Sounds of contentment : AAHS
40. HBO alternative : SHO
41. Bunker Hill general : HOWE
44. Pad sharer : ROOMIE
45. Bruce who played Watson : NIGEL
48. Mother ___ : TERESA
49. Short of : NEEDING
50. Rake over the coals : SCATHE
51. Result of playing around with a knife on a patio? : CUTTOTHECHAISE
52. Land ___ (bargain-hunt successfully) : ADEAL
53. Yankee skipper : TORRE
55. Go back : RECEDE
58. Ballot rosters : SLATES
59. Waldorf salad ingredient : APPLE
60. Gymnastics coach Karolyi and others : BELAS
61. Professional org. since 1847 : AMA
62. Shoddy news source : RAG
63. Emergency room medicine : EMETIC
64. One whistling at athletes : REF
65. Craft : ART
69. Dedicatee of a piano classic : ELISE
76. From the Salvation Army, say : USED
77. Slouched over, e.g. : UNERECT
78. Guitar player's guide : FRET
81. Biblical verb ending : ETH
82. Riviera seasons : ETES
83. Court rival of Bjorn : ILIE
84. Something painted red : TOWN
85. Get ___ up : ALEG
87. One being paid : REMITTEE
88. Like some remains : SKELETAL
89. In a real mess : SNAFUED
91. Full house holding : PAIR
92. Moved swiftly, in older usage : HASTED
93. Moved slowly : INCHED
94. Chase scene din : SIRENS
95. "… three men in ___" : ATUB
96. Pub parking place? : STOOL
101. "Let's go for a spin!" : HOPIN
102. "___ die for!" : ITSTO
103. Holiday airs : NOELS
105. Set, in Somme : FIXE
106. Take for a ride : SCAM
108. Tart-tongued tyke : BRAT
110. Choice for a flying Dutchman : KLM
111. Fr. martyress, maybe : STE
112. See 97-Across : HEN
113. Prior to, to Prior : ERE

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