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New York Times, Sunday, April 8, 2007

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 79 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pot builder : CERAMIST
9. Solitaire measure : CARAT
14. Court marshal : BAILIFF
21. Undying flower : AMARANTH
22. Round window : OXEYE
23. Condition of the 85-Across : BEINGFAT
24. Peacemaker : DISARMER
25. Of yore : OLDEN
26. Boards : ENTRAINS
27. Something that goes for a quarter? : TRIMESTER
29. How Peter denied Jesus : THRICE
31. The Marx Bros. left Paramount for it : MGM
32. Subj. of a library in Austin, Tex. : LBJ
35. Opposite of protruding : INSET
36. Chaise place : SUNPORCH
38. Actress Andersson of "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden" : BIBI
39. Delivered a stemwinder : ORATED
41. Plant sci. : BOT
43. Unification Church member, slangily : MOONIE
44. Loaf : DOGIT
45. Threw out, as a question : POSED
46. Flip out : GOMAD
48. "Gold" Fonda role : ULEE
49. Like Van Buren's presidency : EIGHTH
50. 123-Across or 96-Down? : MASKEDAVENGERS
53. It may be polar : ROUTE
54. Israeli political leader Peretz : AMIR
56. Original finish? : ITY
57. Howe in the National Inventors Hall of Fame : ELIAS
58. Diana on the cover of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" : DORS
59. Snowboard alternative : MONOSKI
61. Seize : WREST
62. Quadrille designs : GRIDS
64. Box ofc. buy : TKT
67. 127-Across or 91-Down? : BLESSINGINDISGUISE
70. God who cuckolded Hephaestus : ARES
71. Seating areas : LOGES
72. Cause of an explosion : IRE
73. Doofus : OAF
74. Put (down) : PLUNK
75. Old five-franc pieces : ECUS
76. 23-Across or 19-Down? : UNDERCOVERFBIAGENT
83. Not camera-ready? : SHY
84. 1994 film with the tagline "Get ready for rush hour" : SPEED
85. Really big : OBESE
86. Bows : ACCEDES
87. Wasn't straight : LIED
88. Mâcon's river : SAONE
89. NNW's reverse : SSE
90. Big Southern department store chain : BELK
91. "The Trouble With Harry" co-star Edmund : GWENN
93. 24-Across or 5-Down? : SECRETADMIRERS
97. Once across the Rio Grande? : ELEVEN
98. Hamburger shack? : HAUS
99. Caravaggio's "The Sacrifice of ___" : ISAAC
100. Neptune's closest moon : NAIAD
103. French textile city : NIMES
104. Oxford lengths : METRES
106. Norse war god : TYR
107. Saloon habitués, slangily : BGIRLS
108. Boarders board it : TBAR
109. Bordeaux wine : CABERNET
111. On ___ (raging) : ATEAR
113. Wing : ELL
114. Tail : END
115. Like some stars : BINARY
116. Reddish gem : CARNELIAN
119. Most drunken : BEERIEST
121. Worth having : OFUSE
123. VX, e.g. : NERVEGAS
127. Secondary competitions, in some tennis tournaments : BSINGLES
128. Piano's counterpart : FORTE
129. Words before roof or flag : UNDERONE
130. Tabasco and others : ESTADOS
131. Let out : FREED
132. Course option : PASSFAIL
1. Rude character : CAD
2. U.K. record label : EMI
3. Dorm leaders, for short : RAS
4. Smell ___ : ARAT
5. Wedded couples : MARRIEDS
6. Not forgotten : INMIND
7. Flute parts : STEMS
8. ___ Problem of celestial mechanics : THREEBODY
9. Codger : COOT
10. Some toll units : AXLES
11. Reverse mantra of "The Shining" : REDRUM
12. Salt agreement? : AYE
13. Circus props : TENTPOLES
14. "Don't fight" : BENICE
15. It begins here : AITCH
16. About : INRE
17. J.F.K. alternative : LGA
18. "Assuming it's O.K. with you ..." : IFIMIGHT
19. Impression of Count Dracula? : FANGBITE
20. Second-largest city in Ark. : FTSMITH
23. Cereal toppers : BERRIES
28. Leaf pore : STOMA
30. Sharp fellow? : HONER
32. Cut (off) : LOP
33. Bud : BRO
34. "A Different World" actress : JASMINEGUY
37. Candy bar fillings : NOUGATS
38. Fake : BOGUS
40. Chinese bloomers : TEAROSES
42. Person behind bars? : TAVERNER
44. Some gowns : DIORS
46. Welcome words to a hitchhiker : GETIN
47. Dropped from the galleys : DELED
49. Undermine : ERODE
51. Vandeweghe of the N.B.A. : KIKI
52. Not final, at law : NISI
54. Strolls : AMBLES
55. Ancient deity mentioned 39 times in Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" : MOLOCH
58. Slam : DIS
60. Serpentine signal : SSS
61. Overcaffeinated : WIRED
62. "Six Degrees of Separation" playwright : GUARE
63. Comedic spiel : RIFF
64. A heart often has one : TRUEDESIRE
65. Place to keep toys? : KENNEL
66. "Shame!" : TSKTSK
68. Nobel laureate between Hesse and Eliot : GIDE
69. Heads to Harvard or Georgetown, maybe : GOESEAST
70. It often features the quadratic formula : ALGEBRAI
74. ___-10 : PAC
76. An Ivy, briefly : UPENN
77. Outlaw Kelly : NED
78. Make rough : COARSEN
79. It's blown : OBOE
80. Starbucks order : VENTI
81. Unadorned : BASIC
82. Rink athlete, informally : ICER
84. Trig ratios : SINES
87. Seesaw, e.g. : LEVER
88. Flee like mice : SCURRYOFF
89. Refurbish : SMARTENUP
91. Lack of gravity : GLIBNESS
92. Cry of relief : WEMADEIT
93. Months after Tebets : SHEBATS
94. Real downer? : EATER
95. One-eyed leader : DAYAN
96. Makes a special invitation? : ENGRAVES
97. City on Lake Victoria : ENTEBBE
101. Tie indicator : ALL
102. Dial-up alternative, for short : DSL
104. Fancy homes : MANSES
105. Land : SECURE
107. Puppeteers Bil and Cora : BAIRDS
109. Spanish sky : CIELO
110. Liking : TASTE
112. Dementieva of tennis : ELENA
115. Texas metropolis nickname : BIGD
117. Portland college : REED
118. Maker of the game Dart Tag : NERF
120. Transfer ___ : RNA
122. Pro : FOR
124. Indian state : GOA
125. What goes in your nose to make noise? : ANI
126. Pommes frites accompanier : SEL

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