IN-NUENDOS

New York Times, Sunday, April 8, 2012

Author: Daniel A. Finan
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel A. Finan
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Finan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

JimH notes: Theme explanation: circled letters denote words IN-side the longer answers. So, "1997 Will Smith/Tommy Lee Jones flick" is MEN in BLACK (African American,) "Preventive measure, proverbially" is STITCH in TIME (it's told using a watch,) "Headstone phrase" is REST in PEACE (treaty result,) "Lurid 1979 film about John Dillinger's girlfriend" is The LADY in RED (color for Valentine's Day,) "To be on the safe side ..." is JUST in CASE (judge's matter,) "Golf ace" is HOLE in ONE (the loneliest number,) and "One who looks friendly but isn't" is WOLF in SHEEP'S CLOTHING (wool, facetiously.)
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Split the tab : GODUTCH
8. Left : VACATED
15. McEnroe rival : BORG
19. Under development? : INUTERO
20. Put on microfiche, maybe : ARCHIVE
21. Golfer with an "army" : ARNIE
22. 1997 Will Smith/Tommy Lee Jones flick : AFRICANAMERICAN
24. Van Gogh or Monet vista : SEINE
25. "Frosty" air? : NOEL
26. Knicks star Anthony, to fans : MELO
27. Hikers' wear : KNAPSACKS
29. General refusal? : NOSIR
31. Attention getter : YOOHOO
35. Bishop's locale : DIOCESE
36. Preventive measure, proverbially : ITSTOLDUSINGAWATCH
40. Yesteryear : YORE
41. Huge, to Hugo : ENORME
42. Prima donnas' features : EGOS
46. Skip over water, as stones : DAP
49. Some game : FOWL
51. Headstone phrase : TREATYRESULT
55. Camaro ___-Z : IROC
57. Fraction of a min. : NSEC
59. Phony: Prefix : PSEUD
60. Commercial suffix with Power : ADE
61. Baskin-Robbins unit : SCOOP
63. Smooths : EASES
67. Athlete wearing a calligraphic "D" logo : TIGER
69. Lurid 1979 film about John Dillinger's girlfriend, with "The" : COLORFORVALENTINESDAY
76. Went downhill fast : SKIED
77. Misses part of a movie, maybe : DOZES
78. Contortionist's bendy part : SPINE
79. Letter seen twice in Philadelphia : PHI
81. Stray sounds? : MEOWS
84. Blocks (up) : DAMS
87. Masculine principle : YANG
88. "To be on the safe side ..." : JUDGESMATTER
93. Bank take-back : REPO
95. Seasonal potation : NOG
96. Hook hand : SMEE
97. Stone-pushing Winter Olympian : CURLER
99. Japanese native : AINU
101. Golf ace : THELONELIESTNUMBER
109. Rogers's partner : ASTAIRE
112. Swiss cheese concoction : FONDUE
113. ___ driver : SLAVE
114. The Royal Game of India : PARCHEESI
117. Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
119. "There is ___!" : AGOD
120. Refuges : ASYLA
121. One who looks friendly but isn't : WOOLFACETIOUSLY
126. 31-Across, for one : SHOUT
127. Like some bad language : ABUSIVE
128. Hammy, say : EMOTIVE
129. Compos mentis : SANE
130. Spouse's acquiescence : YESDEAR
131. Perched : ROOSTED
1. Designer Versace : GIANNI
2. Hoofing it : ONFOOT
3. Coercion : DURESS
4. Multipurpose : UTILITY
5. Private investigator, in slang : TEC
6. Do a semester's worth of studying in one night, say : CRAM
7. Breakfast items often eaten with spoons : HONEYDEWS
8. "Amscray!" : VAMOOSE
9. Total : ARE
10. "Bad Moon Rising" band, for short : CCR
11. Yellowfin tuna : AHI
12. OFF! target : TICK
13. Ex-senator Bayh : EVAN
14. Reply to "Gracias" : DENADA
15. Security crises : BREACHES
16. Where skaters skate : ONICE
17. Where skaters skate : RINKS
18. V components : GEESE
21. Org. : ASSOC
23. Big name in the diamond business? : ALOU
28. Set (against) : PIT
30. It's often slanted : ROOF
32. What [wink wink] may signify : HINT
33. ___ about (approximately) : ONOR
34. Dungeons & Dragons figure : OGRE
37. "Dianetics" author ___ Hubbard : LRON
38. "Want me to draw you ___?" : AMAP
39. Bedews : WETS
43. Certain angel : GUARDIAN
44. ___ school : OLD
45. Canonized mlle. : STE
46. 45, e.g. : DISC
47. Western U.S. gas brand : ARCO
48. Locale for many a lounge chair : POOLSIDE
50. Lounge lizard's look : LEER
52. Sasquatch's kin : YETI
53. Torpedo : RUIN
54. Does some yard work : EDGES
56. Pan handler : COOK
58. Virginia athlete, informally : CAV
62. Get ready : PRIME
64. What a texter of ":-(" might be : SAD
65. "Xanadu" group, for short : ELO
66. "Oh yeah? ___ who?!" : SEZ
68. Glimpse : ESPY
70. Retainers, e.g. : FEES
71. N.B.A. forward Lamar ___ : ODOM
72. "Game of Thrones" protagonist ___ Stark : NED
73. Father of a grand duke : TSAR
74. Word on a cornerstone : ANNO
75. Person with a safe job? : YEGG
79. Sleepers : PJS
80. Run nicely : HUM
82. Home of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame : WACO
83. Leave thunderstruck : STUN
85. Tyrannosaurus rex, archetypally : MEATEATER
86. Prepare, as cotton candy : SPIN
89. "Wake up and smell the coffee!" : GETACLUE
90. Not kosher : TREF
91. Cockney greeting : ELLO
92. Head turner : REIN
94. Cross to bear : ONUS
98. Dieter : REDUCER
100. Deutsch marks? : UMLAUTS
102. Percussion instrument with a pedal : HIHAT
103. Afore : ERE
104. Wiggle room : LEEWAY
105. "Why not?!" : SURE
106. Quits, slangily : BAGSIT
107. Not stay the same : EVOLVE
108. Went back to brunette, say : REDYED
109. Make ___ at : APASS
110. An Obama girl : SASHA
111. Check for fit : TRYON
115. Drink with a lizard logo : SOBE
116. Slips in pots : IOUS
118. Bar car? : LIMO
122. Onetime aid in psychotherapy : LSD
123. "Bah!" : FIE
124. Gardner of "The Barefoot Contessa" : AVA
125. Tic-tac-toe winner : OOO

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