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New York Times, Sunday, April 7, 2002

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QX} Scrabble average: 1.72 This is puzzle # 84 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. They lack details : RECAPS
7. Writer's block? : CHAPTER
14. Jazz fan, most likely : UTAHAN
20. It, so to speak : ALLURE
21. Half of a former sitcom duo : LAVERNE
22. Yeti sighter : NEPALI
23. "Get lost!" : BEATIT
24. Redolent : ODOROUS
25. Saul Bellow book : HERZOG
26. Recovering insomniac's declaration? : IMDOZINGJUSTFINE
29. Annual song ender : SYNE
30. Brian of Roxy Music : ENO
31. U.S.N. noncom : CPO
32. Straight up or straightened up : NEAT
34. Talk for the flock: Abbr. : SER
35. Datebook abbr. : APPT
39. Antidepressant medicine : LITHIUM
43. Terrific : GREAT
45. What loons feed on? : CRAZYFISH
48. Hwys. : RTES
50. Cost, in slang : DAMAGE
53. Repairer's read : MANUAL
54. Put a burden on : LADE
56. "Get lost!" : SHOO
58. Bowl org. : NCAA
59. Author LeShan : EDA
60. Union latecomer : HAWAII
62. Book keeper : SHELF
63. Ticker tapes?: Abbr. : EKGS
64. Not nobody : SOMEONE
66. Fix up the joint? : REWELD
68. Plus : ASSET
69. Best recording of the "Hungarian Rhapsodies"? : MOSTWANTEDLISZT
73. Maid hirers, maybe : SLOBS
76. It may have three rings : BINDER
77. Vet's job : SPAYING
81. Circle dance : HORA
82. Cartoon part : PANEL
83. Poet Lindsay : VACHEL
86. Heat source, in Huelva : SOL
87. Banned apple application : ALAR
88. Home to some 14-Acrosses : OREM
89. Kind of support : TECH
90. Crab ___ : NEBULA
92. "Phooey!" : DANGIT
94. Spanish ayes : SISI
96. Service offering private engagements with a despot? : RENTACZAR
98. "Contract Bridge for Beginners" author : GOREN
100. Ease : COMFORT
102. Buggy terrain : DUNE
103. Sail through : ACE
105. 1998 animated film : ANTZ
107. Chesapeake Canal locale: Abbr. : DEL
108. U.R.L. part : WWW
111. Swedish import : SAAB
113. National loafers? : THELAZYOFTHELAND
121. Architect Palladio : ANDREA
123. Indiana county or its seat : LAPORTE
124. Bully, e.g. : ABUSER
125. "Cosi fan tutte" composer : MOZART
126. Mined find : IRONORE
127. Belt : REGION
128. Existing : INESSE
129. Eyeballed : GAPEDAT
130. San Joaquin Valley city : FRESNO
1. 1944 Physics Nobelist I. I. ___ : RABI
2. Kr or K, say : ELEM
3. Decent : CLAD
4. Taurus or Aries : AUTO
5. Competition incentive : PRIZE
6. Take root : SETIN
7. Flow stopper : CLOG
8. Muslim pilgrimage : HADJ
9. Guarantee : AVOUCH
10. Produce beads, perhaps : PERSPIRE
11. Introduce : TROTOUT
12. Ample, informally : ENUF
13. Pine product : RESIN
14. Without precedent : UNHEARDOF
15. Driver's thingie : TEE
16. Loan figs. : APRS
17. Result of setting off a smoke bomb in a library? : HAZYSTACKS
18. Helpless? : ALONE
19. Francophone land : NIGER
27. ___ me tangere (touch-me-not) : NOLI
28. Photog's item : NEG
33. It's served in spots : TEA
35. Top spots : ACMES
36. Home of "La Maja desnuda" : PRADO
37. Company with a blue globe logo : PANAM
38. Lao-___ : TZU
40. Cuba, por ejemplo : ISLA
41. Asian tongue : THAI
42. Like some gears : MESHED
44. Forgiveness of a sort : AMNESTY
46. Louts : YAHOOS
47. Some pastries : FLANS
49. Part of some pastries : SHELL
51. Revolutionary War general Thomas ___ : GAGE
52. Needle point? : EAST
55. Gathered skirt : DIRNDL
57. Not very recent : OLDISH
61. Suite amenity : WETBAR
62. Turn abruptly : SWERVE
65. Economic warfare tactic : EMBARGO
67. One of les saisons : ETE
68. Spring bloomer : AZALEA
70. Sauce ingredients, sometimes : WINES
71. Feeble : ANEMIC
72. Wiped out : SPENT
73. Roe source : SHAD
74. "Run ___ Run" (1998 film) : LOLA
75. Colorful wood cutter? : ORANGEADZE
78. Rodeo producer : ISUZU
79. Ryan nicknamed the Ryan Express : NOLAN
80. Look daggers : GLARE
82. High-muck-a-muck : POTENTATE
84. Phobia starter : ACRO
85. "Mask" star : CHER
89. Atlantic or Pacific : TIMEZONE
91. A train? : BCD
93. Portfolio part, in brief : IRA
95. Crush, e.g. : SODAPOP
97. Product package abbr. : NTWT
99. Degree in math? : NTH
101. Angler's equipment : FLYROD
103. "Likewise" : ASAMI
104. Minolta alternative : CANON
106. 1983 pseudo-documentary : ZELIG
109. It's a shore thing : WHARF
110. Artist Max : WEBER
112. Support group? : BRAS
114. Superman's mother : LARA
115. Other, in Oaxaca : OTRA
116. They may be shuffled : FEET
117. Racer on ice : LUGE
118. Closeout caveat : ASIS
119. It's a gas : NEON
120. Villain played by Joseph Wiseman : DRNO
122. Trauma ctrs. : ERS

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