AFTER WORD

New York Times, Sunday, April 4, 2010

Author: Bob Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

Notepad: Bonus question: What word can follow each half of the answer to each starred clue?
JimH notes: The answer to the bonus question is BOARD.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Economy : COACH
6. "Spare" part : RIB
9. Direction for violinists : UPBOW
14. Rubbish : TRIPE
19. Relieve : ALLAY
20. "Cold Mountain" heroine : ADA
21. Hot stuff : SALSA
22. High trump card : HONOR
23. *"Either that ___ goes, or I do" (Oscar Wilde's reputed last words) : WALLPAPER
25. *Legislative V.I.P. : FLOORLEADER
27. "As You Like It" role : CELIA
28. Curved nail, perhaps : CLAW
29. Dentiform : tooth :: pyriform : ___ : PEAR
30. Certain : ASSURED
33. Chin : CHAT
34. *Object of superstition : BLACKCAT
38. Wiped out : BEAT
39. *Annual N.F.L. event : COLLEGEDRAFT
42. Project Blue Book subj. : UFO
43. Get a flat : RENT
44. "___ Love" (1978 hit for Natalie Cole) : OUR
45. German unity : EINS
46. Kind of crazy? : STIR
47. Org. that gives approval : USDA
48. Dirt : SMUT
50. Obloquy, e.g. : ABUSE
52. ___ dish : PETRI
53. Print maker : PAW
54. *Zigzag trail up a mountain : SWITCHBACK
56. Better writing, e.g. : REVISE
57. Wry : TWISTED
59. Big band : HORDE
60. Navigator William with a sea named after him : BARENTS
61. Jazzy Chick : COREA
62. Decline in value : SAG
63. Sitting around for years waiting to get drunk? : AGING
64. Tedious trips : SCHLEPS
66. Something that might be hard to drink? : CIDER
68. Open up : BLOSSOM
71. Jostles : ELBOWS
72. *Green Bay Packers fan : CHEESEHEAD
74. Chartres shout : CRI
75. Femme fatale : SIREN
76. They may offer rides : FAIRS
77. Site of numerous firings : KILN
78. A guard may protect it : SHIN
79. Imitated : APED
80. Real first name of Alfalfa of the Little Rascals : CARL
81. Trouble : AIL
82. Bring around : COAX
83. Display in the Auckland Museum : MOA
84. *Tally : RUNNINGSCORE
89. Choice : AONE
90. *Lamp holder : ENDTABLE
92. "The Flying Dutchman" tenor : ERIK
93. Armpits : AXILLAS
95. Exotic berry in some fruit juices : ACAI
96. Missed signals from Little Boy Blue, maybe : BAAS
97. Director Kurosawa : AKIRA
98. *Lure : DRAWINGCARD
102. *Cover-up : WHITEWASH
106. 1986 rock autobiography : ITINA
107. New addition : HIREE
108. Lunkhead : ASS
109. Babushkas : NANAS
110. Actress Streep : MERYL
111. Cultivates : TENDS
112. Interjection added to the O.E.D. in 2001 : DOH
113. Land called Mizraim in the Bible : EGYPT
1. Harsh call : CAW
2. Suffix with boff : OLA
3. Purely : ALL
4. Birthplace of William Thackeray and Satyajit Ray : CALCUTTA
5. Wired : HYPER
6. Spanish fleet? : RAPIDO
7. Brain matter? : IDEA
8. Block : BAR
9. June "honoree," briefly : USFLAG
10. Sense of taste : PALATE
11. Big wind : BLOW
12. Spanish bear : OSO
13. F-14, e.g. : WARPLANE
14. 1977 Liza Minnelli musical : THEACT
15. Family name in Frank Miller's "Sin City" series : ROARK
16. Gary's home: Abbr. : IND
17. "The Purloined Letter" writer : POE
18. Foozle : ERR
24. A Baldwin : ALEC
26. Pages (through) : LEAFS
28. Gregg Allman's wife who filed for divorce after nine days : CHER
30. Sudden : ABRUPT
31. Oscillate : SEESAW
32. *Wonder product : SANDWICHBREAD
33. Critical situation : CLUTCH
34. Sharp and stimulating : BRISK
35. *Risking detention : CUTTINGSCHOOL
36. Something unprecedented : AFIRST
37. Major party : TORIES
40. Yahoo : LOUT
41. Dickens : DEUCE
46. Some naturals : SEVENS
48. Wins everything : SWEEPS
49. Cursed alchemist : MIDAS
50. Sands, e.g. : ABRADES
51. Stars in many westerns : BADGES
52. Stop sign? : PERIOD
54. Cast about : STREWN
55. One stocking stockings : HOSIER
56. Coat named for a British lord : RAGLAN
58. Made an individual effort : SOLOED
60. Scene of confusion : BABEL
64. "Open ___" : SESAME
65. Like some earrings : CLIPON
66. Serving from a pot : CHILI
67. Football do-over : REKICK
69. Epithet for Elizabeth I : ORIANA
70. Sassy lassies : MINXES
72. Meat, as in 66-Down : CARNE
73. Liliuokalani Gardens site : HILO
76. Half-circle window over a door : FANLIGHT
78. Rogue : SCALAWAG
80. Resident of Daiquirí : CUBAN
81. Frequent disclaimer : ASIS
84. Like some census categories : RACIAL
85. Closed in on : NEARED
86. Marks : GRADES
87. Dashing : RAKISH
88. Out : EXIT
91. Light brown : TAWNY
94. Galsworthy's Mrs. Forsyte : IRENE
96. One raised on a farm : BARN
97. "Got it!" : AHSO
98. Empty-headed : DIM
99. Rural address abbr. : RTE
100. It's in circulation : AIR
101. French firm: Abbr. : CIE
102. Bankroll? : WAD
103. A little or a lot : ANY
104. Dupe : SAP
105. Pres. with the Marshall Plan : HST

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