TWO BY THIRTEEN

New York Times, Sunday, March 29, 1998

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 81 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
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1. Rikki-Tikki-___ : TAVI
5. 1990's group Salt-N-___ : PEPA
9. Headpiece? : HORN
13. Off : ASKEW
18. February 1991 headline : IRAQROUTED
20. Jordanian tongue : ARABIC
22. Like un ami to une amie : CHERI
23. ___ Foundation (leading philanthropic organization) : MACARTHUR
24. Mrs. Yeltsin : NAINA
25. Join for a ride : HOPIN
26. 60's-70's German chancellor : BRANDT
27. Charleson of "Chariots of Fire" : IAN
29. Highway caution : NARROWXING
31. Ushered (in) : RANG
32. Southern Mexican : OAXACAN
36. Kind of plan : FLOOR
37. Suffix with room : ETTE
38. Much-discussed 1991 film : BOYZNTHEHOOD
40. Outlet type : ACDC
43. Composer Bartók : BELA
44. Bar sounds : HICS
45. Rein : STRAP
47. "Theogony" poet : HESIOD
51. Angle, in a way : FLYFISH
55. Low tie : ONEONE
56. NASA connector : ORING
57. Happening : AFOOT
58. Cruise catcher : KIDMAN
59. Settles : LIGHTS
60. Hot shots : MARKSMEN
64. Govt. investigation grp. : ATF
65. Former TV host John : TESH
66. High riser : SPIRE
67. Milton's "Lycidas," for one : ELEGY
69. "Oh, sure!" : IBET
73. Dweller in Shiloh : ELI
75. Friendly questioning, in court : REDIRECT
77. Religious leader ___ Muhammad : ELIJAH
78. Treat : PAYFOR
81. Clink : TINKLE
82. What that is, in a 1953 song : AMORE
83. Skirts : AVOIDS
84. Ancient land west of the Rhine : ALSATIA
87. Author ___ Le Guin : URSULA
88. Converted palace : LOUVRE
89. Dance move : PLIE
90. Axes : CANS
92. Communism battler, with "the" : WEST
93. Not a job for a claustrophobe : CHIMNEYSWEEP
97. Inits. on a Soyuz rocket : CCCP
101. 1964 Streisand song : PEOPLE
103. "She-Goat" artist : PICASSO
104. Home of Wheeler Air Force Base : OAHU
105. Certain hammers : BALLPEENS
109. Ratio symbols : PIS
110. Decreaser? : IRONER
112. Name after a name : ALIAS
113. Go's mate : GETUP
115. Buzzers : HOUSEFLIES
118. Polo man? : MARCO
119. Reagan adviser : MEESE
120. Add up : MAKESENSE
121. Relevant : ADREM
122. Fictional pirate : SMEE
123. Squeezed (out) : EKED
124. Epitome of thinness : REED
1. Sound quality : TIMBRE
2. Ham saver : ARARAT
3. Undeveloped : VACANT
4. 90-110, normally : IQRANGE
5. Finish : PUTTOBED
6. Afr. nation : ETH
7. Little, in Lyon : PEU
8. Pope of 772 : ADRIAN
9. Role for Mia : HANNAH
10. Openings : ORA
11. 1994 Peace Nobelist : RABIN
12. "Spartacus" actress : NINAFOCH
13. It calls for a blessing : ACHOO
14. What some theaters won't do : SHOWXRATEDFILMS
15. Visored cap : KEPI
16. A Walton : ERIN
17. Flight : WING
19. Like some numbers: Abbr. : ORD
21. Terrorist of renown : CARLOS
28. Do something : ACT
30. Line carrier : ROD
33. Netcom competitor : AOL
34. 1797-8 to-do : XYZAFFAIR
35. Soft drink brand : NEHI
39. Greetings : HIS
41. Information source : CDROM
42. Site of Jesus' first miracle : CANA
43. Slows (down) : BOGS
45. It's unpleasant to be in : SNIT
46. Figurative powerhouse : PEN
47. Big name in book publishing : HOLT
48. Jolliet's 1669 discovery : ERIE
49. Expires : SIGHS
50. To begin with : INTHEFIRSTPLACE
52. "Casablanca" actor : LORRE
53. As a team : YOKED
54. N.B.A. stats : FTS
55. Endorse : OKAY
57. Rock blaster : AMP
61. Kind of raise : MERIT
62. 1985 Nelligan title role : ELENI
63. Some jewelry : NECKLACES
66. Letter opener : SIRS
68. Airfone corporation : GTE
70. Jewel : BIJOU
71. Nobleman : EARL
72. Certain Brooklyn-Manhattan train : THEA
74. Treasure-trove : LODE
76. "Make ___ good one" : ITA
77. They perform a balancing act : EARS
78. Bud : PAL
79. Acknowledge : AVOW
80. "___ lost me" : YOUVE
84. Property receivers : ALIENEES
85. Draw : LIMN
86. Escape, in a way : SEEP
87. Off-balance : UNPOISED
89. Speaking block : PHLEGM
91. His "E" was the same as J. R.'s : AES
93. Deal (with) : COPE
94. Ardent cry : YIPPEE
95. Fi lead : SCI
96. Message on a dirty car : WASHME
97. Picnic staple : COOLER
98. Harrier, for one : CANINE
99. V.I.P. : CHEESE
100. Puckered : PURSED
102. Downs spot : EPSOM
105. 1993 Sugar Bowl winner, for short : BAMA
106. "When I Was ___" : ALAD
107. Way to get to N.Y.C. : LIRR
108. Supporter of botany : STEM
111. Calls : REFS
114. Operation : USE
116. Sturdy one : OAK
117. Small music-maker : UKE

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