REMEMBERING MOTHER

New York Times, Sunday, May 12, 2002

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Coven participants : HAGS
5. Globular : ORBED
10. Places : LOCI
14. They may be made with pads : MEMOS
19. Fit : ABLE
20. Who so far has run a three-minute mile : NOONE
21. Finalizes : ICES
22. Gleem competitor : IPANA
23. ___ de vivre : JOIE
24. What wakes people up in Washington? : TACOMABELL
26. 1995 Oliver Stone film : NIXON
27. Only a drug of forgetfulness? : JUSTSOMA
29. "Buona ___" (Italian greeting) : SERA
30. Girl who's "the flower of my heart" : ADELINE
32. Places for cabins : SHIPS
33. Bite : TANG
35. Scope : ROOM
36. ___-Roman : GRAECO
38. Hooting owl, maybe : OMEN
41. Conglomerations : AMALGAMS
45. Time on end : EONS
46. Tibetan Christmas caroler? : FALALALALAMA
50. "Let me explain ..." : SEE
51. It's sometimes delayed: Abbr. : ETD
52. Actress Hatcher : TERI
53. Topic for Ovid : AMOR
54. Chiang ___-shek : KAI
55. Photographed a couple of Italian balloonists? : SHOTTWOOVERPARMA
61. Supernatural spirit : JINN
62. The Colosseum, e.g., today : RUINS
63. New York stadium name : ASHE
64. Darling, in Dijon : CHERIE
66. Some pepper : CAYENNE
69. Fray : RAVEL
71. It has a police record : BLOTTER
72. Overplayed one's feelings : EMOTED
73. Jump from one foot to the other : JETE
74. Brute : BEAST
75. They may be caught at the beach : RAYS
76. What soprano Gluck says upon being introduced? : YOUCANCALLMEALMA
83. "Hold On Tight" grp. : ELO
84. Of mice and men?: Abbr. : PLUR
85. Mayberry kid : OPIE
86. Source of Rockefeller money : OIL
87. Order to a shooter : AIM
88. Frontier beliefs? : PRAIRIEDOGMA
92. Prefix with phobia : ACRO
93. Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With the Wind" : LEADROLE
95. "A Beautiful Mind" fellow : NASH
96. Lidded box : CASKET
98. It takes grubs for grub : TOAD
99. Barbed, in a way : TART
102. American Chicle Co. brand : CERTS
103. Kind of block : MORTISE
106. Insightful : DEEP
108. Semicolon? : DOTCOMMA
111. Strikes : OMITS
112. Veteran studio actress? : MGMGRANDMA
115. Capital of Iran : RIAL
116. "Mon ___" (1958 French comedy) : ONCLE
117. Mother of Hermes : MAIA
118. Brooklyn campus : PRATT
119. "Live ___!" : ITUP
120. Flood stoppers : DIKES
121. Abbr. on 14-Across : ATTN
122. Check recipient : PAYEE
123. Mock comment of understanding : AHSO
1. Muslim duty : HAJJ
2. ___ ben Adhem : ABOU
3. Musical flourish : GLISSANDO
4. Burns : SEETHES
5. Over : ONTOPOF
6. Drifts : ROAMS
7. City just south of Delray : BOCA
8. Rock's Brian : ENO
9. One side of the Senate, informally : DEMS
10. Rehnquist's sign, appropriately : LIBRA
11. Main : OCEAN
12. Disney collectible : CEL
13. Mallorca, e.g. : ISLA
14. County seat on Long Island : MINEOLA
15. Conclusion : EPILOG
16. Nissan attire? : MAXIMASKIRT
17. "___, upward thro' the golden air": Lindsay : ONON
18. Right-minded : SANE
25. Prudential competitor : AETNA
28. Set (on) : SIC
31. 1/8 ounce : DRAM
34. Aplenty : GALORE
36. Turns right : GEES
37. "Letting Go" novelist : ROTH
38. Spreads on the table : OLEOS
39. Former Met Throneberry : MARV
40. Author Wiesel : ELIE
42. School ___ : MARM
43. Hardly Mr. Nice Guy : MEANIE
44. Certain fisherman : SEINER
47. Priest's urging : ATONE
48. Run out : LAPSE
49. Menotti opera character : AMAHL
56. Weight allowances : TRETS
57. Harmonize : TUNE
58. Blowing : WINDY
59. Poe bird : RAVEN
60. Happy as ___ : ACLAM
61. Beetle's relative : JETTA
65. Women's wear : HOSE
66. Life, for one : CEREAL
67. Charlotte ___, Virgin Islands : AMALIE
68. Playing two cellos at once, maybe? : YOYOMATRICK
69. Come back : RECUR
70. Old name in coin-op games : ATARI
71. Port of Brazil : BELEM
73. Ill-fated lover : JULIET
74. 1935 Laughton part : BLIGH
77. Iridescent mineral : OPAL
78. Musical ending : CODA
79. Mil. addresses : APOS
80. Key person : LOCKSMITH
81. Swamp : MIRE
82. Tons : ALOT
88. Hosannas : PRAISES
89. Engine parts : RODS
90. Sign on an arrow : ENTER
91. Transparency : ACETATE
92. Queens locale : ASTORIA
94. Tobacco plug : DOTTLE
97. Bend : ARC
100. ___ one : ADMIT
101. Reagan cabinet member : REGAN
102. French nobleman : COMTE
103. Temper : MOOD
104. Old Dodge : OMNI
105. Miss Woodhouse of fiction : EMMA
107. Noted Shakespearean producer : PAPP
108. Decisive time : DDAY
109. 1986 Art Spiegelman book : MAUS
110. Food for Fido : ALPO
113. Heater : GAT
114. Big guns in D.C.? : NRA

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