DONE WITH EASE

New York Times, Sunday, May 11, 2008

Author: Tony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
Editor: Will Shortz
Tony Orbach
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Patrick Blindauer
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {V} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Orbach. This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rooter at the Meadowlands : JETSFAN
8. Lean and bony : ANGULAR
15. Superman, to his father : KALEL
20. Common solvent : ACETONE
21. Filled : REPLETE
22. Acid in proteins : AMINO
23. State of a bottle-fed baby? : NOWEANSITUATION
25. Woody Allen title role : ZELIG
26. Afternoon hr. : ONEPM
27. Construction bit : TNUT
28. Bleacher : PEROXIDE
30. Comme ci, comme ça : SOSO
31. Was visibly irked with : GLAREDAT
35. Shower with flowers, say : WOO
36. Soft drink brand : NEHI
38. A platform in front of Elsinore, in "Hamlet"? : ORIGINALSCENE
44. Contemporary of Duchamp : ARP
47. "Doctor Faustus" novelist : MANN
49. Jazz virtuoso Garner : ERROLL
50. The toe of a geographical "boot" : OMAN
51. Massage therapist's office? : FEELINGSTATION
55. Like a Rolek watch : ERSATZ
57. Fashion designer Bartley : LUELLA
58. Brown alternative : YALE
59. "You can ___ horse to water ..." : LEADA
61. Sentimentality : GOO
62. "Puppy Love" singer, 1960 : ANKA
63. Jawaharlal Nehru's daughter : INDIRA
65. Rouge roulette number : CINQ
67. Group of yo-yo experts? : TEAMDUNCAN
70. One willing to take a bullet for Martin or Charlie? : SHEENGUARD
76. Neighbor of Hung. : AUST
77. Fixes firmly : EMBEDS
79. Shade on the French Riviera : AZUR
80. Calypso offshoot : SKA
83. Actor Alain : DELON
86. It has banks in Bern : AARE
87. Urban area in a Cheech Marin film : EASTLA
89. 1965 Peace Prize recipient : UNICEF
91. Little Bo-Peep's charges? : ABANDONEDSHEEP
94. Catty comments? : MEWS
95. 87 or 93 : OCTANE
97. Turn on an axis : SLUE
98. Alphabet trio : CDE
99. Musicians at a marsh? : PEATORCHESTRA
103. Numerical prefix : OCTA
105. Corrosive chemical, to a chemist : HCL
106. Strong and deep : RESONANT
108. Oversight : MISS
112. Limo feature : JUMPSEAT
117. "Road" picture partner for Bob : BING
118. "Same here!" : SODOI
119. "The joke's ___!" : ONYOU
120. St. Paul sixth graders? : MINNESOTATWEENS
125. Indonesian island : TIMOR
126. Victimizes : PREYSON
127. Brewing needs : TEABAGS
128. Do : STYLE
129. Calendar divisions : SEASONS
130. ___ Row : EMBASSY
1. ___ Kádár, 1950s-'80s Hungarian leader : JANOS
2. Low-price prefix : ECONO
3. "The Love Boat" actress Lauren : TEWES
4. Squash, squish or squelch : STEPON
5. Head : FOAM
6. Gloucester's Cape ___ : ANN
7. Chick : NESTLING
8. Cuban-born jazz great Sandoval : ARTURO
9. Fix : NEUTER
10. 3.9, e.g.: Abbr. : GPA
11. Final: Abbr. : ULT
12. Gift with a string attached? : LEI
13. Over : ATOP
14. Fix-up : RENEWAL
15. Buzzers : KAZOOS
16. Green card, informally : AMEX
17. Leslie Caron title role : LILI
18. Home of the Chisholm Trail Expo Center : ENID
19. Front of a mezzanine : LOGE
24. ___ big way : INA
29. Casually showed up : ROLLEDIN
31. Land west of Togo : GHANA
32. The less you see of this person the better : DIETER
33. Intro to business? : AGRI
34. Alpine region : TIROL
37. German biographer ___ Ludwig : EMIL
39. ___ of the above : NONE
40. Romaine : COS
41. Online periodical, for short : EMAG
42. Warsaw Pact counterforce : NATO
43. Automaker Ferrari : ENZO
44. Key of Elgar's Symphony No. 1 : AFLAT
45. Get the class back together : REUNE
46. ___-boo : PEEKA
48. "Bye Bye Bye" band, 2000 : NSYNC
52. Cousin of a camel : LLAMA
53. "Aren't I amazing?!" : TADA
54. Skirt type : ALINE
56. Called : RANG
60. Good blackjack holdings : ACES
63. Like G8 meetings: Abbr. : INTL
64. "There's no such thing ___ publicity" : ASBAD
66. Subdue : QUASH
68. "My man!" : DUDE
69. Resort to violence : USEFORCE
71. "Three cheers" recipient : HERO
72. Ideal sites : EDENS
73. Like some pyramids : AZTEC
74. Lined : RULED
75. Don, as a sari : DRAPE
78. "Luncheon on the Grass" and others : MANETS
80. Well : SUMP
81. Baby-bouncing locale : KNEE
82. Sanyo competitor : AIWA
84. Words to live by : OATH
85. Hornet, e.g. : NBAER
87. Extracted chemical : EDUCT
88. "___ of Six" (Joseph Conrad story collection) : ASET
90. Hrs. on the 90th meridian : CST
92. Addie's husband in "As I Lay Dying" : ANSE
93. Stretch ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme? : ELONGATE
96. Shop grippers : CCLAMPS
100. "And I'm the queen of England" : OHSURE
101. Director Mark of "Earthquake" : ROBSON
102. Particles in electrolysis : ANIONS
104. Slide presentation? : AMOEBA
107. Amazon ___ : ANT
109. They might be bounced off others : IDEAS
110. Troubadour's stock : SONGS
111. Wimp : SISSY
112. Scribbles (down) : JOTS
113. Body of troops : UNIT
114. "Well, I declare!" : MYMY
115. Summer hangout : POOL
116. Poop : TIRE
118. Seaborne lackey : SWAB
121. Org. interested in schools : NEA
122. Albany is its cap. : NYS
123. That's "that" in Tijuana : ESO
124. Pro ___ : TEM

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