DO-IT-YOURSELF

New York Times, Sunday, April 10, 1994

Author: Trip Payne
Editor: Will Shortz
Trip Payne
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Truman's birthplace : LAMAR
6. Pass over : SPAN
10. Cutesy farewells : TATAS
15. Get to the point? : TAPER
20. Garment cut : ALINE
21. Dieter's spread : OLEO
22. "You papers _____ order" : AREIN
23. Bartender's stock : OLIVES
25. 1982 Barry Levinson film : DINER
26. Bragg or Lee, e.g. : FORT
27. David Copperfield's mother : CLARA
28. Take the wrong way : RESENT
29. Start of a quip by stand-up comic Brian Kiley : IWENTTOABOOKSTOREANDI
33. Lived : WAS
35. FDR mentor : AES
36. Abner's partner : LUM
37. 1969 Omar Sharif role : CHE
38. Poet's contraction : NEER
39. Part 2 of the quip : ASKEDTHEWOMANBEHIND
47. M.D.'s : DRS
48. Armada members : SHIPS
49. Excludes : OMITS
50. Dumas's "La Dame _____ Camelias" : AUX
51. Ear-related : OTIC
53. Farmland unit : ACRE
54. Fortunes profiles : CEOS
55. Martina's rival, once : CHRIS
57. "Hogan's Heroes" setting : STALAG
61. Boat on the Seine : BATEAU
63. Part 3 of the quip : THECOUNTER
67. Liqueur word : CREME
68. Election Day victors : INS
69. See 111 Across : IRAE
71. Incapacitate : MAIM
72. "Addams Family" nickname : TISH
74. Go to pieces : ROT
75. Critic Huxtable and others : ADAS
76. One held in thrall : SERF
77. Regular hangout : HAUNT
79. First name in fashion : COCO
80. Part 4 of the quip : WHERETHESELFHELPSECTION
86. Driver's seat : HELM
87. Alphabetize, e.g. : ORDER
88. Plate watchers : UMPS
89. Son of Aphrodite : EROS
90. Self expression? : IAM
91. Golfer Norman : GREG
92. Harness race : TROT
93. Author Lustbader : ERIC
94. Hay area : MOW
97. Pied-billed bird : GREBE
99. Part 5 of the quip : WASSHESAID
103. Neville Brand TV western : LAREDO
105. West End street, with "The" : STRAND
107. Baptism and confirmation : RITES
108. _____ en scene : MISE
110. "Like _____ lump it" : ITOR
111. With 69 Across, Requiem hymn : DIES
113. Frequent Powell co-star : LOY
114. Royal George : BRETT
116. Synagogue, in Yiddish: Var. : SCHUL
117. Xanthippe : NAG
120. Part 6 of the quip : IFITOLDYOUTHATWOULD
124. From the U.S. of A. : AMER
126. Just like : ALA
127. Add-on : ELL
128. Start of three John Wayne titles : RIO
129. Draft-card issuer: Abbr. : SSS
130. End of the quip : DEFEATTHEWHOLEPURPOSE
138. Overrun : INFEST
139. Parlance : IDIOM
140. Performances for one : SOLI
141. Wise guy : SOLON
144. Start of a carol : ADESTE
145. Colorful aquarium fish : TETRA
146. Author Sarah _____ Jewett : ORNE
147. Qum resident : IRANI
148. Three-time Masters winner : SNEAD
149. "I Left My Heart _____ Francisco" : INSAN
150. Cape _____, N.C. : FEAR
151. One of the Barrymores : ETHEL
1. Literary collie : LAD
2. Benazir's father : ALI
3. Little attire? : MINISKIRTS
4. All over again : ANEW
5. Starts back at page one : REREADS
6. Tap alternative : SOFTSHOE
7. Boy gets / loses / gets girl, e.g. : PLOT
8. Prefix with gram or train : AERO
9. Just some : NOTALOT
10. Puget Sound city : TACOMA
11. Woody's boy : ARLO
12. Common office decor : TEAK
13. They may be put on : AIRS
14. Grab : SNATCH
15. Gullywashers : TORRENTS
16. On the safe side : ALEE
17. Galileo, for one : PISAN
18. Tied : EVENED
19. Hand over : RENDER
24. Moves a muscle : STIRS
30. Catch : NET
31. Loafers : BUMS
32. Football Hall of Fame locale : OHIO
33. Mustard plant : WASABI
34. Prendergast's school : ASHCAN
40. Sport in which players wear metal jackets : EPEE
41. Gush : EMOTE
42. Birthday-party tradition : WISH
43. Book about Nineveh's fall : NAHUM
44. 1970 Brando movie : BURN
45. Script word : EXIT
46. Leave in the lurch : DITCH
52. Jam ingredient? : CAR
54. Gallery employee : CURATOR
55. Hairdressers' creations : COIFFURES
56. Play matchmaker : SETUP
58. Poet Jones : LEROI
59. Texaco rival : AMOCO
60. Mount : GETON
62. Igor, to Frankenstein : AIDE
64. Sheik's peer? : EMEER
65. Runner Lewis : CARL
66. Hair salon worker : RINSER
70. "Every man . . . can tame _____ but he that hath her": Burton : ASHREW
73. Germfree : STERILE
75. Branch : ARM
76. Weathervane abbr. : SSE
77. Seven, in compounds : HEPTA
78. Martino and Molinaro : ALS
79. Pennies: Abbr. : CTS
80. Victors in 1840 and 1848 : WHIGS
81. "Damn Yankees" hit : HEART
82. Cartoon hunter : ELMER
83. Award for Ngaio Marsh : EDGAR
84. Some medical plans, for short : HMOS
85. Caesar's partner : COCA
91. Guardian spirits : GENII
92. "I thought _____ never leave!" : THEYD
93. Author Wharton : EDITH
94. 6.5-quarter bottle : METHUSELAH
95. Nonalcoholic brew brand : ODOULS
96. Provinces : WORLDS
98. Deleterious : BAD
100. Storage site : SILO
101. Plane on an aircraft carrier : STOL
102. John Ciardi's "_____ a Man" : IMET
104. "Little Caesar" role : RICO
106. Like some milk powder : DEFATTED
109. More bespangled : STARRIER
112. Bank deposit? : SILT
114. Literature Nobelist Heinrich : BOLL
115. "Robert's _____ Order" : RULESOF
116. Kurtz of TV's "Sisters" : SWOOSIE
117. Gymnast Comaneci : NADIA
118. Straightens out : AMENDS
119. Media mogul David : GEFFEN
121. Papeete's land : TAHITI
122. British farmer : YEOMAN
123. Hint from Heloise : TIP
125. "Don't You Know?" singer, 1959 : REESE
131. Nora's pooch : ASTA
132. Paradise paradigm : EDEN
133. Algonquin Round Table members : WITS
134. Celebratory dance : HORA
135. Study : PORE
136. Radius neighbor : ULNA
137. Catalogue : SORT
142. Small number : ONE
143. Less than 142 Down : NIL

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