RUBE GOLDBERG DEVICE

New York Times, Sunday, April 15, 2007

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 116 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Audibly shocked : AGASP
6. Bar : ESTOP
11. Two-seaters, maybe : MAITREDS
19. Quaint opening for a note : TOSIR
20. Google's domain : THEWEB
22. Sailing : ONTHESEA
23. First you ... : PLACECHEESEONTOSEESAW
26. Nav. rank : ADM
27. ___ kwon do : TAE
28. Bit of athletic wear : KNEESOCK
29. ... which ... : RAISESLITCANDLE
34. Longevity : LEGS
37. Explosion maker : TNT
38. Sound off : ORATE
39. Smith Brothers competitor : LUDENS
41. Music box? : CDCASE
44. Super Mario Bros. player : NES
45. You may put something on it at a bar : THETAB
49. ___ Today (teachers' monthly) : NEA
50. High-altitude home : AERIE
51. Not subject to any more changes : FINAL
53. Shortly : ANON
54. Kind of help : SELF
55. Depilatory brand : NAIR
56. ... that ... : HEATSUPTEAKETTLE
59. Sot's woe : DTS
60. Didn't play : SAT
61. Suffix with hip : STER
62. Mai ___ : TAI
63. After a while the ... : WHISTLEJOLTSDOZINGCAT
72. ___ soda : SAL
73. "Dream on!" : ASIF
74. Spanish pronoun : ESA
75. Geom. figure : CIR
76. ... who ... : TIPSOVERAQUARIUM
83. House or senate : BODY
84. Med. plans : HMOS
85. Sick as ___ : ADOG
86. Glaswegian : Glasgow :: Loiner : ___ : LEEDS
87. Waits : BIDES
88. Foreign pen pal, maybe : AMI
89. Oil tanker cargoes : CRUDES
91. "Looky here!" : OHO
92. Bring in : ARREST
93. Ship-to-shore transport : DINGHY
95. "Café-Concert" painter : MANET
97. Special : PET
98. Additional, in commercialese : XTRA
99. ... which ... : FLOODSMOUSEHOLE
106. Replacing : INLIEUOF
108. "___ who?" : SEZ
109. QB Grossman : REX
110. Next time ... : BUILDABETTERMOUSETRAP
117. Aesthete : ARTLOVER
118. Trojan War hero : HECTOR
119. Capital nicknamed "City of Trees" : BOISE
120. Back-of-book feature : GLOSSARY
121. Classic Harlem ballroom : SAVOY
122. Story subtitled "The Yeshiva Boy" : YENTL
1. Stock phrase : ATPAR
2. 1977 biographical Broadway play starring Anne Bancroft : GOLDA
3. "Ditto" : ASAMI
4. [as is] : SIC
5. Make-believe : PRETENSE
6. "I Love Lucy" neighbor : ETHEL
7. Any ship : SHE
8. Concert souvenir : TEE
9. Pained sounds : OWS
10. Glimpse : PEEKAT
11. Classic setting for detective pulp fiction : MOTEL
12. Win by ___ : ANOSE
13. "Don't take ___ seriously!" : ITSO
14. Antitheft device : THECLUB
15. Stunk : REEKED
16. Part of a windy road : ESS
17. Crack team?: Abbr. : DEA
18. Bloody 2004 thriller : SAW
21. It comes with strings attached : BONNET
24. Class : CASTE
25. Songwriter Washington : NED
30. Stoop feature : STAIR
31. Ancient region bordering Lydia : IONIA
32. Rock singer Reznor : TRENT
33. Homes on the Costa del Sol : CASAS
35. Subject of a makeup exam? : GENETICCODE
36. Fishhook line : SNELL
39. Tall and thin : LANK
40. On base : SAFE
41. Music genre, briefly : CANDW
42. End : DEATH
43. Do-or-die time : CRISISPOINT
46. Couldn't stand : HATED
47. Año nuevo time : ENERO
48. Start of the title of many an ode : TOA
51. Party : FETE
52. Lascivious : LUSTFUL
54. Men-only : STAG
56. "2001" computer : HAL
57. Nos. on a scoreboard : PTS
58. Source of an explosion in Italy : ETNA
60. French town of W.W. II : STLO
64. Lip : SASS
65. Lead character on TV's "The Pretender" : JAROD
66. Plains tribe : OSAGE
67. Kind of lic. : LIQ
68. Jupiter's counterpart : ZEUS
69. Belief : ISM
70. Senate staff : AIDES
71. Assignation : TRYST
76. Mississippi senator Cochran : THAD
77. Blend : IMMIX
78. Modulate : VARY
79. Internet address suffix : EDU
80. Long stretches : AEONS
81. Shorten, maybe : REHEM
82. "What did ___ deserve this?" : IDOTO
83. Beginning : BIRTH
87. Defeat easily : BREEZEBY
89. Handel's "___ Anthems" : CHANDOS
90. With 101-Down, unwrinkle : SMOOTH
92. Areas next to a great hall : APSES
94. Subjects to cross-x : GRILLS
96. Pitching figures : ADFEES
99. Roughage : FIBER
100. Cautious : LEERY
101. See 90-Down : OUT
102. Asking too much of someone? : USURY
103. Utah senator Hatch : ORRIN
104. Nadir amount : LEAST
105. Dismiss : EXPEL
107. 58-Down output : LAVA
110. Capture : BAG
111. Link letters : URL
112. Lance in law : ITO
113. Indianapolis's ___ Dome : RCA
114. "Punk'd" airer : MTV
115. Resetting setting : OOO
116. Kicker? : TOE

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