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New York Times, Sunday, May 22, 2011

Author: Bob Klahn
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Rows: 21, Columns: 22, Words: 145, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Be bratty : ACTUP
6. Chaplin chapeau : DERBY
11. Center of emotions : BOSOM
16. Long-range weapon, for short : ICBM
20. Spa spot : SAUNA
21. It's got game, often : SNARE
22. At just the right time : ONCUE
23. Pants, in brief : TROU
24. The Library's rare first-edition printing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" is, to its publisher's chagrin, ___ : SUBTITLEDAPARIOTICSONG
28. Pont Neuf's locale : SEINE
29. Tractor-trailer : RIG
30. Betty of "Dizzy Dishes" : BOOP
31. King at Karnak : RAMSES
32. Wingding : FETE
33. Unmanned vehicle that found the Titanic : ARGO
35. "Yankee Doodle Dandy" Oscar winner : CAGNEY
37. Piggish : MESSY
38. Spanish treasure : ORO
39. Heavy cart : DRAY
40. Very : OHSO
41. Go out : EBB
43. Norbert Pearlroth spent 52 years of 60-hour weeks in the Library's Reading Room collecting material for ___ : RIPLEYSBELIEVEITORNOT
51. Fabulous writer? : AESOP
52. "The Creation" composer : HAYDN
53. Ring site : EAR
54. Jagged chain : SIERRA
56. Lee, e.g.: Abbr. : GEN
58. Big name in country : REBA
59. This is not going anywhere : STAYCATION
61. Cry of praise : HOSANNA
65. Do some grilling : ASK
67. Rail org. : MTA
68. Amigo : BUD
69. The Library's Special Collections include one of George Washington's creations, ___ : AHANDWRITTENBEERRECIPE
76. Uganda's Amin : IDI
77. Some chest-pounding, briefly : CPR
78. Have something : AIL
79. Boxes : ENCASES
80. Progresso offering : LENTILSOUP
85. Take to a higher power : CUBE
88. Plot thickener : SOD
89. Smooth as silk : SATINY
90. Article used by Einstein : DER
91. Grace in film : KELLY
93. Fashionable beach resorts : LIDOS
97. The Library's Periodicals Room was the source of most of the excerpted material in the first issue of ___ : READERSDIGESTMAGAZINE
101. Thermal opening? : ISO
102. A Lincoln : MARY
103. KFC side dish : SLAW
104. Dye container : VAT
105. Hines of jazz : FATHA
109. Pull-up pullers : BICEPS
112. Fret : STEW
113. Tease : JOSH
114. Pinafores : APRONS
116. Spot on the staff? : NOTE
117. Neighbor of Swe. : NOR
118. Button ridge : KNURL
120. The handle of Charles Dickens's ivory letter opener, in the Library's collection, is ___ : THEPAWOFHISDECEASEDCAT
125. Reddish purple : WINE
126. Without digressing : ADREM
127. John who wrote "The Bastard" : JAKES
128. Go-between : AGENT
129. Goes on to say : ADDS
130. Cartoonist Bil : KEANE
131. Indolence : SLOTH
132. Irascible : TESTY
1. Bozo : ASS
2. Informal talk : CAUSERIE
3. Stretchy garments : TUBETOPS
4. Disconnect : UNTIE
5. Hassle : PAIN
6. Internet option, briefly : DSL
7. Vitamin-rich snack : ENERGYBAR
8. Kind of wave : RADIO
9. Crow : BRAG
10. Short agreement : YEP
11. "Jabberwocky" birds : BOROGOVES
12. Lyonnaise sauce ingredient : ONION
13. With 14-Down, visually investigate : SCOPE
14. See 13-Down : OUT
15. Predecessor of Rabin : MEIR
16. Caller ID? : ITSME
17. Sign of the times? : CROSS
18. Ulna and fibula : BONES
19. Cartoon criminal : MUGSY
25. Lachrymose : TEARY
26. Humble : ABASE
27. Wales, in medieval times : CAMBRIA
32. Roman squares : FORA
34. Torrent : RASH
35. Borneo borderer : CHINASEA
36. Besides : YET
39. Bank (on) : DEPEND
40. Hag : OLDBAT
42. Pear variety : BOSC
44. The Hub hub : LOGAN
45. Look on : EYE
46. Wonderland cake message : EATME
47. Inflamed : IRATE
48. Hockey goal part : NET
49. Small African antelopes : ORIBIS
50. Barnstormers : TROUPE
55. Llullaillaco's locale : ANDES
57. Shanghai-to-Beijing dir. : NNW
60. Easily handled, as a ship : YARE
61. Huzzahs : HAILS
62. Words of worry : OHDEAR
63. Hélène or Geneviève : SAINTE
64. Missile paths : ARCS
66. You may get them in a bunch : KNICKERS
70. Products with earbuds : IPODS
71. Set straight : TRUED
72. Melancholy, musically : BLUESY
73. Chart checkers, for short : RNS
74. Mandatory recycling, e.g. : ECOLAW
75. Andalusian port : CADIZ
81. Andalusian aunt : TIA
82. Where "Parks and Recreation" is set : INDIANA
83. High-pH solutions : LYES
84. Heyday : PRIMETIME
86. Alphabetical order? : BLT
87. Setting of Johnny Depp's feature film debut : ELMSTREET
92. Noah Webster's alma mater : YALE
94. Splits : DIVORCES
95. Tilted : ONASLANT
96. Dickens's Mr. Pecksniff : SETH
98. Good name for a thief : ROB
99. Goggles : GAPES
100. Goggles : GAWKS
105. Mullah's edict : FATWA
106. Honeydew producer : APHID
107. Drift : TREND
108. They may be high : HOPES
110. ___ dignitatem : INFRA
111. Folkie Leonard : COHEN
112. Show-stopping : SOCKO
113. Bench warmer? : JUDGE
115. Love letters : SWAK
117. Actress Patricia : NEAL
119. Spruce : NEAT
121. Words of praise : ODE
122. Spinmeisters? : DJS
123. Can opener? : ASH
124. Communication syst. for the deaf : TTY

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