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New York Times, Sunday, April 16, 2006

Author: Mike Torch
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Torch
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Berates : RAILSAT
8. Customary manner of doing things : DRILL
13. Orbital extremes : APOGEES
20. City near Fort Roberdeau : ALTOONA
21. Smooths : EASES
22. Live it up : CAROUSE
23. Tornado abhorrence? : DISGUSTOFWIND
25. Nice 'n Easy maker : CLAIROL
26. "___ Isn't So" (Hall & Oates hit) : SAYIT
27. Merry-go-round music : LILT
28. Change, chemically : REACT
29. Where a prince might work at a hospital? : CHARLESINDISCHARGE
37. Sounds of understanding : AHS
40. These, in Madrid : ESTAS
41. Thicket : COPSE
42. Mekong River land : LAOS
43. Never : NOTONCE
45. Swabs : QTIPS
47. Foreign, to an American, briefly : NONUS
48. Lesson from Jack Nicklaus? : GOLFDISCOURSE
51. Cargo on the ill-fated Edmund Fitzgerald : IRONORE
53. Close : SHUT
54. Nike competitor : AVIA
55. Fakes it : PRETENDS
56. Plunder : TAKE
57. Road warnings : SIRENS
59. Met highlights : ARIAS
60. Homily about gymnastics? : SERMONONTHEDISMOUNT
66. Dye-yielding shrubs : ANILS
67. Oozes : EXUDES
68. Ballet move : LEAP
70. Forsaker of the faith : APOSTATE
74. "___ here" : SAME
75. "Peter Pan" dog : NANA
76. Users of barbells, e.g. : LIFTERS
77. Losers on "The Apprentice"? : TRUMPDISCARDS
82. Coin words : INGOD
83. Brings in : REAPS
84. Wore : SPORTED
85. Onslaught of cold weather : SNAP
86. Kind of princess : FAIRY
88. K. T. of country music : OSLIN
90. Cockney residence : OME
91. Place for unhappy diners? : TABLEOFDISCONTENTS
96. Schools for engrs. : INSTS
97. Greek theaters : ODEA
98. Represent : ACTAS
102. Recent reputed spy organization scandal : CIAGATE
105. Red Cross sales strategy? : BLOODDISCOUNT
109. Like a size 8 blouse vis-à-vis a size 10 : TIGHTER
110. "It's déjà vu all over again" speaker : BERRA
111. Capitol feature : ROTUNDA
112. Anarchists, sometimes : RIOTERS
113. Fresh : SASSY
114. Extreme joy : ECSTASY
1. Dosage units : RADS
2. Inter ___ : ALIA
3. Tiny, informally : ITSY
4. This makes sense : LOGIC
5. Boston area, with "the" : SOUTHEND
6. Response: Abbr. : ANS
7. Make lace : TAT
8. Goes up against : DEFIES
9. Grammy winner Lou : RAWLS
10. Disciple's query : ISITI
11. Cariou of Broadway : LEN
12. Dropped stuff : LSD
13. Entry : ACCESS
14. Camelot sight : PALACE
15. Spinachlike plant : ORACH
16. Solo : GOITALONE
17. Where Lux. is : EUR
18. Inner: Prefix : ESO
19. French seasoning : SEL
24. Spicy stew : OLLA
28. Tears : RIPS
30. Fungal spore sacs : ASCI
31. Numbered rds. : RTES
32. Mark Harmon action drama : NCIS
33. Ninny : DOPE
34. Babbled : RANON
35. Noggin : GOURD
36. Tough turns : ESSES
37. Uneasiness : ANGST
38. Uproars : HOOHAS
39. "The beloved physician" : STLUKE
44. More frequently, old-style : OFTER
45. One of five : QUINT
46. Makes a mess of : TRASHESUP
47. "Untrue!" : NOTSO
49. King of music : CAROLE
50. Pizza places : OVENS
51. Maya Angelou's "And Still ___" : IRISE
52. Opens up a hole in : REAMS
55. Self-congratulated : PRIDED
57. Deep-sea fishing aid : SONAR
58. Some O.K.'s, for short : INITS
59. "What ___!" (famed Bette Davis line) : ADUMP
61. Defeated, in a way : MATED
62. Boards : EXAMS
63. Cousin of radial : ULNAR
64. Close by : NEARTO
65. Two-seater : TANDEM
69. ___ basque (dance step) : PASDE
70. Elite : ALIST
71. Feather, zoologically : PINNA
72. Gift ___ : OFGAB
73. Traffic control : STOPLIGHT
77. Actress Garr : TERI
78. They can be caught at the beach : RAYS
79. Vacation destination : ISLE
80. Political slant : SPIN
81. Spies' info : CONTACTS
83. Relieves (of) : RIDS
86. Nourish : FOSTER
87. Dessert, in Dover : AFTERS
88. Sometime in the future : ONEDAY
89. Native South African village : STAD
92. Related on a mother's side : ENATE
93. Maker of Zima and Killian's Irish Red : COORS
94. Locker room emanations : ODORS
95. Recon, perhaps : SCOUT
99. Kind of steak : TUNA
100. Added conditions : ANDS
101. "Don't go!" : STAY
102. Municipal facility: Abbr. : CTR
103. The "Rocky" film with Mr. T : III
104. In the past : AGO
105. Kids' ammo : BBS
106. Grazing area : LEA
107. Anger : IRE
108. Assn. : SOC

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