FOOLS RUSH IN

New York Times, Sunday, April 1, 2007

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
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1. Some people count by them : TWOS
5. Potters' needs : OVENS
10. Bits of Three Stooges violence : BOPS
14. Instruction to a violinist : UPBOW
19. Overhead light? : HALO
20. Place for boats : BASIN
21. Cut for a column : EDIT
22. Ones undergoing transformation : PUPAE
23. Rock band whose first album was titled, appropriately, "High Voltage" : ACDC
24. Announcer's cry at a hound race? : ALLBASSETSAREOFF
27. [Boo-hoo!] : WOEISME
29. Inconsistent : SPOTTY
30. "___ Thou Now, O Soul" (Walt Whitman poem) : DAREST
31. Jazz pianist Bill : EVANS
33. Skirt feature : SLIT
34. Flies, maybe : BAIT
35. Minotaur's home : CRETE
38. What priests on a space mission wear? : SHUTTLECASSOCKS
44. Pitch maker? : LARYNX
46. How sardines are often packed : INOIL
47. Requirement for a hand, say : ANTE
48. Receiver of donations : HAT
49. Take ___ (swing hard) : ARIP
50. A celebrity carries one : AURA
52. Bldg. planner : ENGR
53. Smart-mouthed : WISE
54. Prefix with -zoic : META
55. Classic Jaguar : XKE
56. Dr. Gregory of "ER" : PRATT
59. Attack helicopter : APACHE
61. King Frederick I's realm : PRUSSIA
63. Naps : SIESTAS
65. Werner of "Ship of Fools," 1965 : OSKAR
66. Mouthing off to police officers? : SASSINGTHEBLUES
69. Informal head cover : DORAG
72. Asylum seekers : EMIGRES
73. Formally attired : INTAILS
77. Child actor discovered by Chaplin : COOGAN
79. Observe furtively : SPYON
80. Atlanta-based health org. : CDC
81. Faux: Abbr. : IMIT
82. Sheltered spot : COVE
83. They have big bills : EMUS
85. Result of a slap, perhaps : DUEL
86. ___ bean : LIMA
87. Word with bitter or winter : ALE
88. Man ___ : OWAR
89. Abbott and Costello's "Here Come the ___" : COEDS
92. Novelist Glyn who coined "It" as a euphemism : ELINOR
94. TV dog with its muzzle removed? : BAREFACEDLASSIE
98. Teen problem : ANGST
99. Chantilly seraph : ANGE
100. "Norma Rae" director Martin : RITT
101. Consumer products giant, briefly : PANDG
103. Fictional hero whose first words are "I was born in the Year 1632, in the City of York ..." : CRUSOE
106. Tissuelike : PAPERY
108. Tease : TOYWITH
112. Marshes with libraries and opera houses? : CULTURALMORASSES
115. Noted exile : ADAM
116. Kitchen floor coverings, to a Brit : LINOS
117. Fossey who did gorilla research : DIAN
118. "The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
119. Longtime NBC star : LENO
120. Dumb : INANE
121. Snafu : MESS
122. Turned up : AROSE
123. Trails : LAGS
1. Sign of spring : THAW
2. City on the Brazos : WACO
3. ___ Towne : OLDE
4. Debutante ball? : SOCIETYPASSAGE
5. "Dreams From My Father" writer : OBAMA
6. Singer in the 1958 movie "Go, Johnny, Go!" : VALENS
7. Night school subj. : ESL
8. His ___ (self-important man) : NIBS
9. Stops daydreaming : SNAPSTO
10. "Hush!" : BESTILL
11. "Swan Lake" role : ODETTE
12. Terrible shame : PITY
13. Rte. parts : STS
14. Lift : UPRAISE
15. Habana or Cádiz : PUERTO
16. Grp. with lodges : BPOE
17. Fall guys? : OAFS
18. Horizontal thread in a fabric : WEFT
25. Longtime Chicago Symphony conductor : SOLTI
26. Start of Kansas' motto : ADASTRA
28. Cinematographer Nykvist : SVEN
32. Common English place name ending : SHIRE
34. Big report : BANG
35. Surgical aid : CLAMP
36. Like triple plays compared to double plays : RARER
37. Aria that ends "O speranze d'amor!" : ERITU
39. A, in Italy : UNA
40. Harvard student : CANTAB
41. ___ lit : CHICK
42. Buckwheat groats : KASHA
43. Drive ... or part of a cattle drive : STEER
45. Horizontal line : XAXIS
51. Decree : UKASE
52. Major extensions? : ETTES
53. Backdrop for carolers? : WASSAILINGWALL
56. "Wittle" toe : PIGGY
57. So out it's back in : RETRO
58. Pasty : ASHEN
60. Foot specialist : POET
62. Family history, e.g. : SAGA
63. Short cuts : SNIPS
64. Stock market sell-off : SLIDE
67. "Without a doubt" : IMSURE
68. Word said with a hand behind one's back : UNCLE
69. 1983 Mr. T film : DCCAB
70. Alley Oop's girl : OOOLA
71. Vagabond : ROVER
74. Cyberchatting : IMING
75. Wheels for big wheels : LIMOS
76. Windows button : START
78. Crystal user : NEWAGER
80. ___ number (ID on all stocks and registered bonds) : CUSIP
84. Symbol of royal power : MACE
85. Driller's deg. : DDS
88. Worthless : OFNOUSE
89. Some sunglasses : CLIPONS
90. Many a John Ford film : OATER
91. Spanish road : ESTRADA
93. Curtsier : LADY
95. City where the Lehigh and Delaware rivers meet : EASTON
96. Soap operas, e.g. : DRAMAS
97. Ones at the feeding trough : EATERS
102. "Long time ___!" : NOSEE
103. Third-century year : CCLI
104. Archaeological site : RUIN
105. Bone that means "elbow" in Latin : ULNA
106. Balletic bend : PLIE
107. River of Flanders : YSER
109. Guess : IDEA
110. Little bite : TANG
111. Doctors' grps. : HMOS
113. Two-inch stripe wearer: Abbr. : ADM
114. ___ Tomé : SAO

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