GOLFING AROUND

New York Times, Sunday, May 10, 2009

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 76 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 119 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
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1. Neat : KEMPT
6. Unappealing trumpet sound : BLAT
10. Medicinal amt. : TBSP
14. Science class, briefly : BIO
17. Minorites, e.g. : FRIARS
19. "A Year in Provence" author : MAYLE
20. Cause of lightheadedness? : HALO
21. Close : END
22. Where golf bag handlers congregate inside the clubhouse? : CADDIECORNER
24. If you look at it the right way : INASENSE
26. Golf clubs tossed into the drink at Pebble Beach? : SUBMARINESANDWEDGES
28. Classical singer's selection : ARIA
30. Work off nervous energy, in a way : PACE
31. Big game : ELK
32. Hit makers? : GATS
33. Guerra's opposite : PAZ
34. Struggle : TOIL
36. Fluffy scarves : BOAS
39. Fashion designer Schiaparelli : ELSA
40. Tendency to throw one's club after sinking a short stroke? : THEPUTTERFLYEFFECT
47. Cookie sold in a blue package : OREO
48. Eat away at : ERODE
49. Fops' tops : FEDORAS
53. Louisiana city on Lake Pontchartrain : SLIDELL
56. Bench presser's pride : PECS
57. Publishing firm bought by Houghton Mifflin : HARCOURT
58. Set of threads? : TASSEL
59. Ding-a-ling : JERK
60. Bank of China Tower architect : PEI
61. Disney character from Hawaii : LILO
62. ___ Dome (former Colts stadium) : RCA
63. Like golf courses that let you play the full 18? : NOHOLESBARRED
68. Org. funding many PBS programs : NEA
69. Former Magic player Smith : OTIS
71. Dawn goddess : EOS
72. Cogitate : MUSE
73. Clear : LUCENT
75. Billy Joel's first Top 40 hit : PIANOMAN
78. Quirks : TICS
79. Makes a strong entrance? : INVADES
80. The American ___ (Phi Beta Kappa publication) : SCHOLAR
81. N.F.L. Coach of the Year in 1985 and 1988 : DITKA
82. Spurs (on) : HIES
83. Competitions to see who can drive a ball farthest in the rain? : WETTEESHOTCONTESTS
89. Barnyard call : BRAY
92. Comparative follower : THAN
93. Some ship personnel, briefly : CPOS
94. "Parlez-vous français?" answer : OUI
95. Tang dynasty poet : LIPO
96. One who works while others play? : REF
98. ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
100. Visa alternative, for short : AMEX
101. Thoroughly undeserved under-par result? : ALOWDOWNBIRDIESHAME
108. Nightwear : NEGLIGEE
109. Fairway club swung quickly? : FASTFOURWOOD
112. Shark's stick : CUE
113. Some Christmas ornaments : ORBS
114. Golf course obstacles : TREES
115. Knocked dizzy : BEANED
116. Long-armed animal : APE
117. Digs in the forest : NEST
118. Dutch Golden Age painter : HALS
119. ___ Rock (Aussie landmark) : AYERS
1. Restaurant chain headquartered in Louisville : KFC
2. Part of B.C.E. : ERA
3. Category of sedan : MIDSIZE
4. "The Taming of the Shrew" setting : PADUA
5. "Lou Grant" paper, for short : TRIB
6. Containing element #56 : BARIC
7. Jeff of the Traveling Wilburys : LYNNE
8. Out of the wind : ALEE
9. Not at all garrulous : TERSE
10. Come up with : THINKOF
11. Unadorned ring : BAND
12. Cabbage dish : SLAW
13. Sit (for) : POSE
14. Bay of ___ (terminus of the Ganges) : BENGAL
15. Alaska and Hawaii on U.S. maps, often : INSETS
16. Stalin named it a "hero city" after W.W. II : ODESSA
18. Relig. school : SEM
19. U.S.O. shows boost it : MORALE
23. National Mall sight : CAPITOL
25. One applied to a grindstone : EDGETOOL
27. "Tiny Alice" playwright : ALBEE
28. Germane : APT
29. Crowd cheer : RAH
34. Buffet table dish : TUREEN
35. Verdi opera : OTELLO
37. Public scandal : AFFAIR
38. Crystal gazer : SEER
41. Cacao holders : PODS
42. Drives back : REPELS
43. "___ Jacques" : FRERE
44. Key employee? : LOCKSMITH
45. 1,760 make a mi. : YDS
46. Org. that combats epidemics : CDC
50. Bankrupt : RUINED
51. "What's My Line?" panelist Francis : ARLENE
52. Brown furs : STOATS
53. Sharpens, as a razor : STROPS
54. ___ acid (sour cream component) : LACTIC
55. First of the Major Prophets : ISAIAH
57. "You can have this" : HERE
59. "Benny & ___" (1993 film) : JOON
60. Volkswagen sedan : PASSAT
64. Brick construction : HEARTH
65. Londonderry lad : BUCKO
66. Weather changer : ELNINO
67. Down-filled quilts : DUVETS
70. Quebec's official bird : SNOWYOWL
74. Medical patient : CASE
76. ___ Miss : OLE
77. Olympic swimmer Biondi : MATT
78. "___ the season!" : TIS
79. Unconvincing "yes" : IHOPESO
81. Brightest star in Cygnus : DENEB
84. Like true believers : EARNEST
85. Symbols seen on viola music : CCLEFS
86. "If I Needed ___" (Harrison-penned Beatles song) : SOMEONE
87. Day of the wk. : TUE
88. Early wake-up time : SIX
89. Bahía ___, Argentina : BLANCA
90. Agitate : RILEUP
91. Highest point : APOGEE
97. Liquor bottle : FIFTH
98. Car with a horse collar grille : EDSEL
99. Observances : RITES
100. Direct-sales giant : AMWAY
102. "Ruby Baby" singer, 1963 : DION
103. Man-eating giant : OGRE
104. Attic fillers : WEBS
105. ___ avis : RARA
106. Indirect flight stop-off : HUB
107. Vicinity : AREA
110. National anthem contraction : OER
111. Tooth-care deg. : DDS

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