LEAVING THE PAST BEHIND

New York Times, Sunday, May 1, 2005

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 73 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Repeat : ECHO
5. Diminutive ones : BANTAMS
12. One side in the cold war : NATO
16. "Am ___ believe …?" : ITO
19. Roe source : SHAD
20. Sandlot game : ONEOCAT
21. Muslim honorific : AGHA
22. Stat for a starter : WIN
23. Account : TALE
24. Lingo shared by Tour de France competitors? : BICYCLESPEAK
26. Indian near the Platte : OTO
27. Slick : OILSPOT
29. Minute : TINY
30. Bar counter sight : TIPJAR
32. Plain English : PROSE
33. Workout target : ABS
36. Whether to attend Harvard, Yale or Stanford? : COLLEGEBIND
39. Flaw : WART
41. It spits out cabbage : ATM
43. Name in the Nixon White House : SPIRO
44. Friend of Nancy : AMIE
45. ___ out a living : EKE
47. Like some small flats : TWOROOM
50. It's a shore thing : HERON
52. Horiz. : ACR
53. 1960's Nascar champ ___ Jarrett : NED
54. Emerald Isle, in verse : HIBERNIA
56. Place of ill repute : SODOM
58.     Line parts: Abbr. : SEGS
60. Demise of an old empire? : NORMANFALL
62. "Presumed Innocent" novelist : TUROW
66. Lift : UPRAISE
68. Bruce Lee TV role : KATO
69. 1962 #1 hit with the lyric "True love will never die" : SHEILA
70. "Am I the problem here?" : ISITME
71. Abrades : RUBSRAW
74. Throws in the trash : TOSSES
75. Soldier's helmet : TINHAT
76. Taking care of a job : ONIT
77. Unaffected : ARTLESS
78. Rear-___ : ENDER
79. Shakespearean sabbatical? : STAGELEAVE
83. Little bit : IOTA
84. React violently : RETCH
86. Turned down : SAIDNOTO
88. Some thank God for it: Abbr. : FRI
89. Holy Hindu's title : SRI
92. Massenet work : THAIS
94. Access, in a way : LOGONTO
95. Carrier to Kyoto, briefly : JAL
96. Spray : MIST
98. Certain computer message : ERROR
100. ___ sales : NET
101. Actress Skye : IONE
103. Mike Ditka, e.g.? : ABEARLEADER
106. Deal busters: Abbr. : DEA
108. Computer screen setting, quickly : LORES
111. Theater opening : SCENEI
112. Pablo Neruda works : ODES
114. One who believes there are two eternal principles, one good and one evil : DUALIST
116. Chinese dynasty : HAN
117. Illumination at Buckingham Palace? : ENGLISHLIGHT
122. Prefix with morph : ECTO
123. Conceit : EGO
124. When fighting ends, in short : VDAY
125. Near the beginning : EARLYON
126. Baseball park : SHEA
127. Drops on a field : DEW
128. Rochester's love : EYRE
129. Lack : ABSENCE
130. Genre : SORT
1. Bar : ESTOP
2. A sitter employs one : CHAIR
3. Tiresome, yet venerated, routine? : HALLOWEDGRIND
4. "Little ___," 1994 Russian-American film drama : ODESSA
5. Common clown name : BOBO
6. Racing's Santa ___ : ANITA
7. IBM competitor : NEC
8. Racer from Santa, e.g. : TOY
9. Billing abbr. : ACCT
10. ___ acid : MALIC
11. They take things down : STENOS
12. Day break : NAP
13. Gray, in a way : AGE
14. As great as everyone says : THATGOOD
15. Actor Jack famous for his startled double take : OAKIE
16. Site of a noted flag-raising : IWOJIMA
17. Immense : TITANIC
18. To come : ONORDER
25. Slender woman : SYLPH
28. Capital of Western Australia : PERTH
31. Org. for rollers : PBA
34. Showing more skin : BARER
35. Rush : STORM
37. Stays off the radar : LIESLOW
38. Flynn who played Don Juan : ERROL
40. Linen purchase : TWINSET
42. Poet Van Duyn : MONA
45. Forming a series : ENSUITE
46. Constrains : KEEPSIN
48. Symphony member : OBOE
49. Bargain on a wrap? : MINKSTEAL
51. No longer in : NOTHOT
55. Really out there : AFAR
57. Breakfast cereal : MUESLI
59. Coach Glen of the dynasty Edmonton Oilers : SATHER
61. ___ premium : ATA
63. Ancient city's increase in prosperity? : RISEOFJERICHO
64. Chipmaker's substitute : OLESTRA
65. Toast : WASSAIL
67. Eastern hospice : IMARET
69. Overlapping parts of a fugue : STRETTI
71. Tax planner's recommendation : ROTHIRA
72. Overseas article : UNA
73. V.I.P.'s : BIGS
77. "Soft flowing" stream of poetry : AVON
79. Daunt : SCARE
80. Viking foe : LION
81. Beat by one, say : EDGED
82. Make ___ of it : ANOTE
85. It's done by swingers : THELINDY
87. Alley Oop's girl : OOOLA
89. In one's cups : SMASHED
90. What a hook might connect to? : RIBCAGE
91. "That clarifies it" : ISEENOW
93. "Likewise" : SODOI
97. Whip : TAN
99. View from Jidda : REDSEA
102. At least : NOLESS
104. Chaucer pilgrim : REEVE
105. Users might enter it : REHAB
107. Literally, "for this" : ADHOC
109. Oil of wintergreen, e.g. : ESTER
110. Brown fur : STOAT
113. Camera shop display, for short : SLRS
115. Eclectic bimonthly : UTNE
118. Predatory fish : GAR
119. Strong cleanser : LYE
120. Québec's ___ d'Orléans : ILE
121. Med. specialty : GYN

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