MUNICIPAL BONDS

New York Times, Sunday, May 14, 1995

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 75 Missing: {VXZ} This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ancient storyteller : AESOP
6. Minded : CARED
11. Cut off : STANCH
17. Bird's wattle : LAPPET
19. Dissolved substance : SOLUTE
20. Waiting : INSTORE
21. Parisian church : EGLISE
22. Drifts : TRENDS
23. Frisked : CAPERED
24. Michigan monoliths : FLINTSTONES
26. Model Cheryl : TIEGS
28. Cosmo, e.g. : MAG
29. Chemical suffix : ENE
30. Zoomed : TORE
31. Cleverness : WITS
32. Hide-and-seek spot : BASE
33. "West Side Story" group : JETS
34. Ohio noggins : LIMABEANS
37. Piano practice : SCALES
39. Sailor's reply : AYE
40. "Laughing Cavalier" painter : HALS
41. Nine, in combinations : ENNEA
42. A whole lot : TONS
43. Complications : REDTAPE
45. Kind of service : MAID
46. Calls the shots : DIRECTS
49. "_____ longa, vita brevis" : ARS
50. Colorado bylaw : GOLDENRULE
53. Cheer leader? : HIP
54. Declined : EBBED
57. In the raw : BARE
58. Fleeced : ROOKED
59. Palindromic singer : ONO
60. Lift:elevator::bridewell:_____ : JAIL
61. Start of a Shakespeare title : ALLS
62. Calendar col. : TUES
63. Miracles' "Going to a _____" : GOGO
64. Wright wing? : ELL
65. Less up-to-date : STALER
67. Lodgings : DIGS
68. "Radio Days" director : ALLEN
69. Animation frame : CEL
70. Alabama residence : MOBILEHOME
72. It's past due : TRE
73. Colorful shells : TRITONS
75. Opening notes : DORE
76. Made still : QUIETED
80. "_____ chance!" : NOTA
81. Ballerina Shearer : MOIRA
83. Mystique : AURA
84. All _____ sudden : OFA
85. Señor Cervantes : MIGUEL
87. California chap : ORANGEMAN
89. Mr. Pecksniff of "Martin Chuzzlewit" : SETH
90. Tech. school : INST
91. Get better : HEAL
92. Actress Virna _____ : LISI
93. N.C.A.A. tournament nail-biters : OTS
94. Make fun of : RAG
95. Hoyle subject : WHIST
97. Pennsylvania expanse : READINGROOM
101. Cochise's cohorts : APACHES
103. God of the Nile : OSIRIS
105. Red heart, sometimes : TATTOO
106. Gofers : GETTERS
107. Eat one's words : RECANT
108. Stew ingredients : ONIONS
109. Without end, to poets : ETERNE
110. Union members : STATE
111. Honkers : GEESE
1. Letter before beth : ALEF
2. Keen observation : EAGLEEYE
3. Doctored a broken bone : SPLINTED
4. Considers : OPINES
5. Pain, so to speak : PEST
6. Pupil's coat : CORNEA
7. Nautical heading : ALEE
8. Grand slam foursome : RUNS
9. J.F.K. info : ETD
10. Ordain : DESTINE
11. Difficulty : SNAG
12. Cookbook amts. : TSPS
13. Put away : ATE
14. Illinois college : NORMALSCHOOL
15. Fold : CREASE
16. Beats around the bush : HEDGES
18. Starts of auto races : TESTLAPS
19. Attacks : STORMS
20. Summer treats : ICES
25. Linen fabric : TOILE
27. Bird-plane link : ITSA
31. Go off : WANDER
32. Scourge : BANE
33. More than jiggle : JAR
35. Blues street : BEALE
36. Home of Phillips University : ENID
37. Country crossings : STILES
38. Cut away the center of : CORED
40. Like #4 pencils : HARD
44. Chinese weight : TAEL
45. Tidbit : MORSEL
46. Fists : DUKES
47. Hint : TINGE
48. Fishing lure : SPOON
50. Soprano Amelita _____ Curci : GALLI
51. Guess Who hit of 1970 : NOTIME
52. Compact material : ROUGE
54. Pilot's option : EJECT
55. Plantation worker : BALER
56. Montana entranceway : BILLINGSGATE
57. Squeals : BLABS
61. Unkeyed, musically : ATONAL
63. Jollity : GLEE
65. Walloped : SMOTE
66. Phone feature : REDIAL
67. Kerchief for protecting straightened hair : DORAG
68. What the fat lady sings? : ARIA
71. Middle of a wheel, often : HORN
72. Become : TURNINTO
74. Praise : TOUT
76. Resembling : QUASI
77. Directly competitive : TOETOTOE
78. Not long after, in olden times : EFTSOONS
79. Morse T : DAH
81. Country singer Bandy et al. : MOES
82. Figures of speech? : ORATORS
83. In : AMIDST
85. Pool that isn't : MIRAGE
86. Sulky : INAPET
88. "The Graduate" character : ELAINE
89. Military movement : SORTIE
91. Unwelcome greeting : HISS
95. Timely question : WHEN
96. "Take this" : HERE
97. Costa _____ : RICA
98. "Hoc _____ in votis" ("This was among my wishes"): Horace : ERAT
99. Problem group : GANG
100. Jazz pianist Allison : MOSE
102. Midpoint: Abbr. : CTR
104. Salon offering : SET

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