ROUGHLY SPEAKING

New York Times, Sunday, April 26, 2009

Author: Trip Payne
Editor: Will Shortz
Trip Payne
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 77 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 2002 Winter Olympics host: Abbr. : SLC
4. It scans for problems : MRI
7. J. J. ___, co-creator of "Lost" and director of 2009's "Star Trek" : ABRAMS
13. Take for one's own : COOPT
18. Prematurely : TOOSOON
20. Country singer Harris : EMMYLOU
21. Two lines may make one : ANGLE
22. "___ Ashes" : ANGELAS
23. Op-ed piece, e.g. : NEWSPAPERCOLUMN
25. Worries for ransom recipients : SERIALNUMBERS
27. Resident of Asmara : ERITREAN
28. The 33rd pres. : HST
29. State animal of Maine : MOOSE
31. Leonardo's home : VINCI
33. Santiago, to Hemingway : OLDMAN
37. Parts of some cages : STERNUMS
39. It may go around the office : MEMO
43. Annually : PERYEAR
44. Anakin Skywalker flew one in "Star Wars Episode I" : PODRACER
46. Home of the National Stock Exchange of India : MUMBAI
47. French Quarter's home, with "the" : BIGEASY
48. Shadow : UMBRA
49. Really enjoys oneself : HASABALL
51. Coral Sea features : ATOLLS
52. Greeting you shouldn't say at an airport : HIJACK
54. Driving events that use checkpoints : RALLYES
55. Baseball Hall-of-Famer George : SISLER
56. Flanged weapons : MACES
57. More obstreperous : NOISIER
59. Blood bank supply : SERUM
60. Tag line? : NOTIT
61. Trappers' trophies : HIDES
62. Partner of research: Abbr. : DEV
65. Blunt : DEADEN
67. Dervishes, e.g. : SUFIS
68. Actress Amanda : PLUMMER
70. Salon product for flat hair : VOLUMIZER
73. Possible item in a window box : GERANIUM
75. Bridge tactic : CUEBID
76. Reading without emotion : INTONING
78. Lyricist Bergman : ALAN
79. Reason to get all gussied up : HOTDATE
80. ___ picada (burrito filler) : CARNE
81. Ominous jungle sound : HISSING
83. Makes true : ALIGNS
84. Amer. Film ___ (annual awards grp.) : INST
85. Lousy tip : BUMSTEER
86. Rubbernecked : CRANED
87. Like Santa's boots : SOOTY
88. "___ to you" : ITSUP
91. Reservoir's edge : DAM
94. Professional who may wear goggles : AVIATOR
98. Crowded, in a way : BUMPERTOBUMPER
102. Individual debtors pay it : CONSUMERINTEREST
107. Be routed : LOSEBIG
108. Hold tight : CLASP
109. One who's barely working? : STRIPPER
110. North Carolinian, e.g. : EASTERNER
111. Pitched quarters : TENTS
112. Writing that needs defending : THESIS
113. Seventh-brightest star in a constellation : ETA
114. Units in physics : ERGS
1. Sock away : STASH
2. They aren't gregarious : LONERS
3. Statement of philosophy : COGITOERGOSUM
4. Gang hanger-on : MOLL
5. Horse color : ROAN
6. "To recap ..." : INSUMMARY
7. Make ___ of things : AMESS
8. Rolls-Royce's parent company : BMW
9. Guitarist Cooder and others : RYS
10. High point : ALP
11. Bird once hunted by the Maori : MOA
12. Extras : SUPERNUMERARIES
13. Much Arizona flora : CACTI
14. ___ about : ONOR
15. Eyeball : OGLE
16. Feather, to Fernando : PLUMA
17. State trisected by a river of the same name: Abbr. : TENN
19. Inland ___ : SEA
20. Madrid month : ENERO
24. Hollywood's Roberts and others : ERICS
26. ___ voyage : BON
30. Either of two books of the Apocrypha : ESDRAS
31. Miles of film : VERA
32. Unit indicated by " : INCH
34. 19th-century geologist Charles : LYELL
35. Casino employee : DEALER
36. Aggregate : MASS
38. ___ II razor : TRAC
39. Poor orator, perhaps : MUMBLER
40. Its first sale was a broken laser pointer : EBAY
41. Buck or boar : MALE
42. "The Blue Boy" and others : OILS
43. Compassionate sort : PITIER
44. Using a certain abrasive on : PUMICING
45. ___ trouvé : OBJET
46. Its capital is Bamako : MALI
47. Paul Robeson, e.g. : BASS
50. Cheek : SASS
52. Detestation : HATE
53. Stabber's attack : KNIFING
56. Comedy webzine founded in 2000 : MODERNHUMORIST
58. Detestation : ODIUM
60. Extra in "The Producers" : NAZI
61. Spicy cuisine : HUNAN
62. 2003 sequel to a popular 1994 comedy : DUMBANDDUMBERER
63. Issues : EMITS
64. Mesa ___ : VERDE
65. Groucho Marx foil Margaret : DUMONT
66. A in German class? : EINE
67. Teacher of Schubert : SALIERI
68. Contribute : PUTIN
69. Narrow shelf : LEDGE
70. End of a famous claim : VICI
71. Second son of Judah : ONAN
72. What P.O.'s handle : LTRS
74. Get out of the line? : ERASE
75. Dark quaff : COLA
77. Heart : GIST
79. Alabama-born novelist : HARPERLEE
82. Shoat holder : STY
85. Rude audience member : BOOER
86. Demitasse, e.g. : CUP
87. What lumberjacks leave : STUMPS
89. Recipe amts. : TBSPS
90. Historic South Carolina fort : SUMTER
92. Taking off on : APING
93. Wall Street newsmakers : MERGERS
94. It may require a password: Abbr. : ACCT
95. Relative of a lemming : VOLE
96. ___ awkward position : INAN
97. ___ mgr. : ASST
99. Exactly as required : TOAT
100. Greek peak : OSSA
101. Run a risk : BET
103. Kind of power : NTH
104. III, today : TRE
105. Largest known dwarf planet : ERIS
106. Prefix with glottis : EPI

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