CIRCLE OF FRIENDS

New York Times, Sunday, April 29, 2007

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Will Shortz
Henry Hook
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Hook. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rude awakening : JOLT
5. Frequent abbr. on sheet music for folk songs : TRAD
9. Compound number? : ETHER
14. Without an out : ATBAY
19. 1998 Andrea Bocelli operatic album : ARIA
20. DeSoto or LaSalle : AUTO
21. Concentration thwarter : NOISE
22. Something that might be tucked under the chin : VIOLA
23. ... and 25-Across have "canine" surnames : MARKSPITZ
25. ... and 41-Across sang with their siblings : JUNEPOINTER
27. Ignore the alarm : SLEEPIN
28. "With any luck" : IHOPE
30. Shamed : ABASHED
31. Save one's own neck, maybe : SING
32. Poet with a seemingly self-contradictory name : NOYES
33. Bundle of nerves : RETE
34. Barely perceptible : FAINT
36. Reach a settlement : AGREE
37. Healing aid patented in 1872 : VASELINE
41. ... and 52-Across are Mormons : DONNYOSMOND
43. Matches : JIBES
44. No Westminster contender : CUR
45. Compass point suffix : ERN
46. Not at all certain : IFFY
47. Contest that leads to a draw : DUEL
48. Loyal pooch : FIDO
49. Census stats : AGES
51. Agassi partner : GRAF
52. ... and 69-Across have affiliations with "Jeopardy!" : KENJENNINGS
55. Museum employee : RESTORER
57. The King of Pop, in headlines : JACKO
58. 1980s-'90s N.B.A. star Danny : AINGE
59. Belligerent deity : ARES
60. Branches : FORKS
61. He reached his peak in 1806 : PIKE
62. "Everybody Loves Raymond" role : MARIE
64. News exec Roger : AILES
65. Glockenspiels' kin : CELESTAS
69. ... and 80-Across have mythological creatures as surnames : MERVGRIFFIN
71. Mmes., across the Pyrenees : SRAS
72. Symbol in el zodiaco : TORO
73. "Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
74. Have an in (with) : RATE
75. Stimulate : SPUR
76. Kia model : RIO
77. "Didn't I tell you?!" : SEE
78. Faith in music : PERCY
80. ... and 99-Across starred in musicals and share their first names with a classic sitcom couple : ETHELMERMAN
84. Comment following a lucky guess : CALLEDIT
86. Pin site : LAPEL
87. Slippery as ___ : ANEEL
88. Taking care of the situation : ONIT
89. France's Oscar : CESAR
90. "The Most Happy Fella" song : BIGD
91. Bailiwick of TV's Matlock : ATLANTA
94. Country with a palm tree on its flag : HAITI
95. Sophocles subject : ELECTRA
99. ... and 101-Across are known for their fancy footwork : FREDASTAIRE
101. ... and 23-Across are Olympic gold medalists : CARLLEWIS
103. Clan symbol : TOTEM
104. Makes : EARNS
105. Xena's horse : ARGO
106. Absence : LACK
107. Talked a blue streak? : SWORE
108. Showed courage, old-style : DURST
109. In case : LEST
110. Caustic chemicals : LYES
1. Fixes : JAMS
2. Exam format : ORAL
3. Erstwhile denaro : LIRE
4. Cons : TAKESIN
5. Access : TAPINTO
6. Contrite : RUING
7. Long-distance letters : ATT
8. Exhibiting ennui : DOZINGOFF
9. Had fun with : ENJOYED
10. Rogaine alternative : TOUPEE
11. Cheryl of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" : HINES
12. Tongue's end? : ESE
13. Not totally disastrous : REPARABLE
14. Flies : AVIATES
15. Strands in the winter? : TINSEL
16. This and that : BOTH
17. Sheltered : ALEE
18. Sale locale : YARD
24. Like hedgehogs : SPINY
26. Bigger than big : OBESE
29. Keratoid : HORNY
34. Make a name for oneself? : FORGE
35. Queen ___ County, Md. : ANNES
36. Elizabeth Taylor's pet charity, for short : AMFAR
37. Mission ___, Calif. : VIEJO
38. Hockey infraction : ICING
39. Wink accompaniment : NUDGE
40. Asteroid discovered in 1898 : EROS
41. Pricey : DEAR
42. Donkeys, to mules : SIRES
43. Discards : JUNKS
47. Casino supply : DECKS
48. Police epithet, with "the" : FINEST
50. Make fast : STARVE
51. "The Female Eunuch" author : GREER
52. Singer/actress Akers : KAREN
53. Performs perfectly : NAILS
54. Puma rival : NIKE
56. Before markdown: Abbr. : ORIG
57. Half of Brangelina : JOLIE
60. Grant money? : FIFTY
61. Masterpiece : PEARL
62. Jilted wife of myth : MEDEA
63. Staggering : AREEL
64. "Is that ___?" : AFACT
65. Truculent : CRUEL
66. Leader of the Mel-Tones : TORME
67. Typeface akin to Helvetica : ARIAL
68. Expeditiously : SOON
69. Like il but not elle: Abbr. : MASC
70. Sore : IRRITATED
71. Round all around : SPHERICAL
75. March honoree, familiarly : STPAT
78. George Eliot, e.g. : PENNAME
79. Uses a Moviola, in film-making : EDITS
80. Showing the least resistance : EASIEST
81. Close-fitting garment : MAILLOT
82. Georgia of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" : ENGEL
83. Erythrocyte : REDCELL
85. U.P.S. staffer, at times : LOADER
86. Memorizes : LEARNS
89. Cicada sound : CHIRR
90. Baffin Bay sights : BERGS
91. P.M. periods : AFTS
92. Think way back? : TROW
93. Actor Jared : LETO
96. Bob of the P.G.A. : TWAY
97. It may be served in a bed : RICE
98. Shows curiosity : ASKS
100. Sports org. for nonprofessionals : AAU
102. "Chances ___" : ARE

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