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New York Times, Sunday, March 9, 2003

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shield from the elements : TARP
5. Express letters? : ASAP
9. 1960's refugee haven : MIAMI
14. Of interest to collectors, say : RARE
18. Promise, e.g. : OLEO
19. Die : CUBE
20. Group with the 1997 #1 hit "MMMBop" : HANSON
21. Oil of ___ : OLAY
22. Where to shelve Bibles in the bookstore? : REVERENCESECTION
25. Pro or con : SIDE
26. Began : AROSE
27. Careful study of an old record collection? : VINYLANALYSIS
29. Papal indulgences? : HOLYWAIVERS
33. Kennedy posting: Abbr. : ETA
34. Moreover : TOO
35. High flier : SST
36. Tries not to meet : AVOIDS
37. It may require several drafts : GLIDER
40. Make known : AIR
41. Going-away request : WRITE
42. Commonly : ALOT
43. Oscar winner for "A Fish Called Wanda" : KLINE
45. Was extremely tall? : STOODVAST
49. First elected member at Cooperstown : TYCOBB
52. Work units : ERGS
53. Dilutes : THINS
54. It's silent in honor : AITCH
56. James of "The Godfather" : CAAN
58. Mighty long time : EON
59. Remington or Browning? : WINCHESTERRIVAL
65. Southeastern Conference powerhouse : ARKANSAS
69. Suffix with election : EER
70. "Hamlet" setting : ELSINORE
71. What a meditative ditchdigger might get? : LOSTINTHESHOVEL
74. One might get caught in it : LIE
75. Swing around : SLUE
76. Petroleum source : SHALE
77. "I understand" : ROGER
79. Climax : ACME
82. Grimm child : GRETEL
84. Sounds on a Peter, Paul & Mary album? : TRIVOCALS
88. Point at the bottom : CLEAT
90. Snorkeling site : REEF
91. Alaska Peninsula native : ALEUT
92. Low-___ : TAR
93. Not moving : ATREST
96. Alarm bell : TOCSIN
98. Theol. school : SEM
101. Indignation : IRE
102. Helper : CUE
103. Doubly disgusting? : RANKANDVILE
105. Result of beer sellers sampling their own wares? : VENDORBENDERS
110. Pillow filler : EIDER
111. Swenson of "Benson" : INGA
112. Dismaying realization at a bank that's just been robbed? : NOVAULTINSURANCE
116. Society's dregs : SCUM
117. Again and again? : TRIPLY
118. Ones getting socked? : TOES
119. "___ not fight" : LETS
120. Middle-schooler, maybe : TEEN
121. It's a relief : ONLAY
122. Nice place : EDEN
123. Part of CBS: Abbr. : SYST
1. Sacred texts : TORAHS
2. Midsized Oldsmobiles : ALEROS
3. No longer take it : REVOLT
4. Yeats's work : POESY
5. War hero : ACE
6. Overhead light? : SUN
7. Where "The Fugitive" aired in the 1960's : ABC
8. Out of sorts : PEEVED
9. Department store founder : MACY
10. Part of many airport names: Abbr. : INTL
11. Largest of seven : ASIA
12. Gave one's seat to, say : MOONED
13. Hard-wired : INNATE
14. Promising : ROSY
15. Cooke on TV : ALISTAIR
16. Sending an S O S, maybe : RADIOING
17. They're not pretty : EYESORES
20. Fowl : HENS
23. Fruits of one's labor : REWARDS
24. Noblemen : SIRS
28. Carefree outing : LARK
30. Tel ___ : AVIV
31. Minuscule amount : IOTA
32. Struggles : VIES
37. Ingredient in skin moisturizers : GLYCEROL
38. Scottish vacation spots : LOCHS
39. Japanese leader Hirobumi ___ : ITO
41. Korean money : WON
42. When a football game breaks : ATTHEHALF
44. Overthrower of Kerensky : LENIN
45. Appropriate : STEAL
46. Complete, informally : THORO
47. Sow sounds : OINKS
48. Camelhair color : TAN
50. Lymphocyte found in marrow : BCELL
51. Blocks : BARS
55. Arctic cover : ICESHEET
57. "Exodus" protagonist : ARI
59. It's in the spring : WATER
60. Ending with fool or ghoul : ISH
61. Kickoff need : TEE
62. Europe's longest river : VOLGA
63. 1965 book by Sylvia Plath : ARIEL
64. Bad looks : LEERS
66. Befuddled : ATSEA
67. Naught : NIL
68. Pleasantly small : SNUG
72. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
73. Wormer, say : VET
77. Habitual drunkard : ROUNDER
78. When D.S.T. ends : OCT
79. One with a cause : ACTIVIST
80. "It's a Wonderful Life" role : CLARENCE
81. Dance with a sliding step : MERENGUE
83. Prior to : ERE
85. 15-ball cluster : RACK
86. ___ Lund : ILSA
87. Way to one's heart : VEIN
89. Tex-Mex order : TACO
94. Seek aid from : TURNTO
95. Back again : REBORN
96. Lemony, e.g. : TART
97. Like some job training : ONSITE
98. Director Lumet : SIDNEY
99. Votes in : ELECTS
100. Minimum : MEREST
103. Depend (on) : RELY
104. Scent containers : VIALS
106. Angry outburst : DAMN
107. Wickedness : EVIL
108. Valley of vintners : NAPA
109. Properly : DULY
113. Common consent : NOD
114. "Get it?" : SEE
115. Captain's org. : USN

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