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New York Times, Sunday, April 19, 2009

Author: Will Nediger
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72 Missing: {V} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. John or George : BEATLE
7. Space ball : ORB
10. Stratego piece : SPY
13. It's near Mount Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak : STOWE
18. 2000 Santana hit : MARIAMARIA
20. "The Oblong Box" writer : POE
21. Dumbfounds : AMAZES
22. Spoiling one's vote? : WRECKINGBALLOT
24. Rifle stands : BIPODS
25. Often-killed "South Park" character : KENNY
26. Stroke, maybe : OAR
27. Injection deliverer : SYRINGE
28. Place for R&R : SPA
31. Stadium cry : BOO
32. Computer monitor at the center of attention? : SPOTLITSCREEN
35. Private response? : YESSIR
37. Vardalos of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" : NIA
38. Northwest Indian : SALISH
39. Golden Hind captain : DRAKE
40. ___ fast one : PULLA
42. Actor Wheaton : WIL
43. Australian band with the 2008 #1 album "Black Ice" : ACDC
47. Child's toy in the shape of a Shakespeare character? : OTHELLODOLLY
50. The Rock : ALCATRAZ
53. Scintilla : WHIT
54. Horror film director Roth : ELI
55. Strait-laced : STAID
57. Red Roof rival : RAMADA
58. Totaled : CAMETO
61. Transgress : ERR
62. Punch holes in, e.g. : MAR
63. "... ___ any drop to drink": Coleridge : NOR
64. Headline about an economics conference? : JOHNMAYNARDKEYNOTES
69. One not missing a beat? : COP
70. Overrule : NIX
71. Bovary's title: Abbr. : MME
72. Like the ocean : SALINE
73. Pushkin title character : ONEGIN
75. Retirement plan name : KEOGH
77. Supermodel Carangi : GIA
78. North Carolina county : ASHE
82. Man of steel? : CARNEGIE
84. Booster for a king? : ROYALFLUSHOT
87. Pronto : ASAP
88. Bearded beast : GNU
90. Word with shooting or shopping : SPREE
91. Opposite of o'er : NEATH
92. Unloaded on : SOLDTO
95. Feed on : EAT
96. Filmdom's Scott : RIDLEY
97. Dark ottoman? : BLACKFOOTREST
102. Kanga's kid : ROO
103. 90-degree turn : ELL
104. Answer : REPLYTO
105. 911 responder: Abbr. : EMS
106. Musical repetition mark : SEGNO
108. Oxygen-needing organism : AEROBE
109. Put five musicians on display? : TROTOUTQUINTET
115. Like some decals : IRONON
116. Brooder : HEN
117. Ordain : PREDESTINE
118. Part of a big 1997 merger : NYNEX
119. Like most primes : ODD
120. 15%, maybe : TIP
121. Squiffed : STONED
1. Z3 maker : BMW
2. Prominent donkey feature : EAR
3. Word with you : ARE
4. "60 Minutes" sound : TICK
5. The Aare flows into it : LAKEBIEL
6. Key of Dvorák's "New World" Symphony : EMINOR
7. Liberal party? : ORGY
8. Eve's origin : RIB
9. Sound from the fold : BAA
10. Food fight noises : SPLATS
11. Welfare act of old : POORLAW
12. "But then again ..." : YET
13. Tarnish : SMIRCH
14. Ungulate with a long snout : TAPIR
15. Ultraviolet blocker : OZONE
16. Bit of cuneiform : WEDGE
17. Ruhr Valley city : ESSEN
19. 52 settimane : ANNO
21. Gaping hole : ABYSS
23. London facilities : LOO
27. Sauce maker? : STILL
28. Max von ___ : SYDOW
29. City on the Swan River : PERTH
30. Tokyo brew : ASAHI
32. Titan's home : SILO
33. Gloomy atmospheres : PALLS
34. Epic that includes the Teichoscopia : ILIAD
36. "S.N.L." segment : SKETCH
37. Reason for an R rating : NUDITY
40. Medieval weapon : POLEAX
41. Superheroes often have them : ALTEREGOS
43. Dough dispenser : ATM
44. Origami figure : CRANE
45. Carpenters' grooves : DADOS
46. Autocrat : CZAR
48. Not an independent thinker : LEMMING
49. Play area : YARD
51. Heady? : CRANIAL
52. Hammerin' Hank : AARON
56. Rubs the wrong way : IRKS
59. Hall of fame : ANNIE
60. "This one's ___" : ONME
62. Bill Clinton's autobiography : MYLIFE
64. Pop's ___ Brothers : JONAS
65. "Nixon in China," for one : OPERA
66. Love, to a Latino : AMOR
67. Aerie hatchling : EAGLET
68. Acted the coquette : TEASED
69. Chewed stimulant : COCA
74. Econ. indicator : GNP
75. Sport with a bamboo sword : KENDO
76. Pumps up : HYPES
79. Fossil source : SHALE
80. Monopoly acquisition : HOTEL
81. Kind of alcohol : ETHYL
83. Part of an Inuit village : IGLOO
85. "I smell ___" : ARAT
86. Lincoln, for one : UNIONIST
89. Articulated : UTTERED
92. Where a V.I.P. may sit : SKYBOX
93. In many cases : OFTEN
94. Julia of "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" : ORMOND
96. Miscreants : ROGUES
97. Computer's center, informally : BRAIN
98. Circumspect : LEERY
99. Stage part : APRON
100. Cell mate? : CLONE
101. Facetious suffix with most : EST
102. Not optional: Abbr. : REQD
106. Algorithm part : STEP
107. Not fooled by : ONTO
109. Vietnam's Le Duc ___ : THO
110. Make a selection : OPT
111. William Tell's canton : URI
112. 10th-anniversary gift : TIN
113. Suffix with 81-Down : ENE
114. J.F.K. aide Sorensen : TED

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