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New York Times, Sunday, April 10, 2011

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQWX} This is puzzle # 68 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Reduces to pulp : MASHES
7. Betray, in a way : BACKSTAB
15. They're unoriginal : APERS
20. Haitian ___ : CREOLE
21. Haiti's first democratically elected president : ARISTIDE
22. Iconoclast : REBEL
23. Skip Thanksgiving leftovers? : FORGOCOLDTURKEY
25. Early spring bloomers : CROCI
26. Operagoer's accessory : LORGNETTE
27. Broke bread : ATE
28. Longfellow's words before "O Ship of State!" : SAILON
29. Singer Sumac : YMA
30. Say "No," "Never" and "Uh-uh"? : DOONESFORBIDDING
34. Mrs. Robert ___ (Mary Custis) : ELEE
36. Make a big stink : REEK
37. Chacon of the 1960s Mets : ELIO
38. Put up with : ABIDE
41. One may be original : CAST
43. Hopelessly lost : ALLATSEA
47. Plea for immediate absolution? : FORGIVEUSTHISDAY
52. Abbr. on a cover letter : ENC
53. Wind in front of a stage : OBOE
54. Kin of fairies : IMPS
55. Not : NARY
56. Crested ___, Colo. : BUTTE
58. Chairlift alternative : GONDOLA
60. Shake : ELUDE
62. Blot with a paper towel, maybe : PATDRY
63. Like food that's acceptable to cattle? : FORAGEAPPROPRIATE
67. Inuit relatives : ALEUTS
69. Checked, say : CHOSE
70. Italian sportswear name : ELLESSE
73. They come with turndown service : MINTS
74. Soviet ___ : BLOC
75. Burial site of early Scottish kings : IONA
77. Rents : RIPS
78. Pipe material, for short : PVC
79. Memorable theatrical performance? : PLAYHARDTOFORGET
83. Shell, e.g. : SEEDCOAT
86. Warning from a driver : TOOT
87. Extremely, in 1970s slang : MONDO
88. Joyce's land : ERIN
89. Bottom-line bigwigs, in brief : CFOS
91. Head-turning sound : PSST
93. Abstain happily? : GRINANDFORBEARIT
99. Fairy : ELF
102. Steven who co-wrote "Freakonomics" : LEVITT
103. New Guinea port : LAE
104. Life-threatening : NEARFATAL
107. Blow away : AMAZE
108. Is well-endowed? : CARRIESAFORTUNE
111. One giving an order : DINER
112. Declared : ASSERTED
113. Dammed river in North Carolina : PEEDEE
114. Maurice of Nixon's cabinet : STANS
115. Region conquered by Philip II of Macedon : THESSALY
116. Mounts : STEEDS
1. "Back to the Future" family name : MCFLY
2. "Get ___!" : AROOM
3. California missions founder Junípero ___ : SERRA
4. Scottish poet James known as "The Ettrick Shepherd" : HOGG
5. Southern university that shares its name with a biblical judge : ELON
6. Form a splinter group : SECEDE
7. Sled dog with a statue in New York's Central Park : BALTO
8. Elizabeth in the cosmetics department : ARDEN
9. Abbr. following op. and loc. : CIT
10. The Wildcats of the Big 12 Conf. : KSU
11. Attack from the air : STRAFE
12. 2010 chart-topper for Ke$ha : TIKTOK
13. Like ___ in the headlights : ADEER
14. Old Ottoman governor : BEY
15. Rural setting, in poetry : ARCADIA
16. Green gemstone : PERIDOT
17. Place in a Carlo Levi memoir : EBOLI
18. Scout's mission : RECON
19. David's weapon : SLING
24. Western tribe : OTOE
28. Preposterous : SILLY
31. Once, a long time ago : ERST
32. "Family Guy" creator MacFarlane : SETH
33. Ignore, imperatively : BELAY
34. Barely beat : EDGEDOUT
35. Oahu offering : LEI
38. In ___ (confused) : AFOG
39. Mr. Burns's teddy bear on "The Simpsons" : BOBO
40. Typical cemetery enclosure : IRONFENCE
41. Driver's target : CUP
42. Balloonhead : ASS
43. Seller of space or time, for short : ADREP
44. Showy craft? : SETDESIGN
45. ___'acte : ENTR
46. ___-deucy : ACEY
48. Tennis's 1977 U.S. Open champ : VILAS
49. Salon, e.g., informally : EMAG
50. Accustom : INURE
51. ___-masochism : SADO
56. False deity : BAAL
57. Baloney and then some : UTTERROT
59. Dinner scraps : ORTS
60. Memorable time : EPOCH
61. Vintage platters : LPS
62. Kebab go-with : PILAF
64. Bravura : ECLAT
65. Cry to a mate : AHOY
66. City east of the Sierra Nevada : RENO
67. Concert stack : AMPS
68. Unexploded : LIVE
71. Made haste : SPED
72. "___ dignus" (Latin motto) : ESTO
74. Sans pizazz : BLAND
75. Chapel line : IDO
76. Giant of old : OTT
79. Gist : POINT
80. Basic first step : ATOB
81. Mateus ___ : ROSE
82. Chant syllables : OMS
84. Bear vis-à-vis the woods, e.g. : DENIZEN
85. Fails miserably : CRATERS
89. Like a hair shirt : COARSE
90. Bordeaux brothers : FRERES
91. La Môme ___ (The Little Sparrow) : PIAF
92. Sharpening devices : STROPS
93. Sword lilies, for short : GLADS
94. Send, as a check : REMIT
95. Trump who wrote "The Best Is Yet to Come" : IVANA
96. Instant : FLASH
97. Lensman Adams : ANSEL
98. Good to go : READY
99. Dexterity exercise : ETUDE
100. Like an Interstate : LANED
101. Jumps bail, say : FLEES
105. Say "What to do? What to do?," e.g. : FRET
106. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
108. Siamese, e.g. : CAT
109. Filing org. : IRS
110. H : ETA

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