DOUBLE CROSSERS

New York Times, Sunday, May 16, 2010

Author: Matt Ginsberg
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Ginsberg
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Ginsberg.

JimH notes: This clever puzzle is available only as a PDF. (This Across Lite file sort of works.)
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. *Winning dad in a race : FASTERFATHER
6. *Like Enron : INTHEREDINTHEEND
13. Joe of "NCIS" : SPANO
18. "All systems ___!" : AREGO
19. Only person to be named Driver of the Year in three different decades : ANDRETTI
20. *Whispers heard during an in-class test : CHEATERCHATTER
21. Dashboard choice : DEFOG
22. ___ Sea, north of Alaska : BEAUFORT
23. Ajax's opponent : HECTOR
24. Grandmother of Spain's Juan Carlos : ENA
25. When Paris is burning? : ETE
27. "South Park" boy : KENNY
28. Comparatively dull female : PEAHEN
29. Wine drinks : SANGRIAS
32. "___ Miz" : LES
33. Snorkeling spot : REEF
34. Camera inits. : SLR
36. Kvetch : YAMMERER
38. Minus : LESS
39. Aunt, in Andaluc’a : TIA
40. "What if this present were the world's last night?" poet : DONNE
42. LeBron James, beginning in '03 : CAV
43. *Serving tray left next to the frying pan : SPATTERPLATTER
45. ___ Snorkel : SGT
46. 108-Across, e.g. : VOW
47. ___ Johnson, a k a the Rock : DWAYNE
49. Aladdin's kleptomaniac sidekick : ABU
50. Foam turbulently : SEETHE
52. Edison, notably : IDEAMAN
54. Junkers : OLDCARS
57. Brisk pace : TROT
58. *Revival meeting : CONVERSIONCONVENTION
60. Tennis's Capriati : JENNIFER
62. Latin being : ESSE
63. Aboriginal food source : EMU
64. "My dear man" : SIR
65. ___ Friday's : TGI
66. Medieval chest : ARCA
70. Extent : DURATION
73. *"You're not THAT sorry!" : CONTRITIONCONTENTION
75. Old Pontiacs : GTOS
77. Zebra's home : SAVANNA
79. "This'll cost you" : ITSALOT
80. *One who apprentices woodworkers : STAINERTRAINER
82. Get (to it) : HOP
83. Excepting : ANDNOT
85. Squeeze (out) : EKE
86. Einstein's birthplace : ULM
87. Discourages : DETERS
89. Month after avril : MAI
90. *Bozo, for one : KIDDIEKIDDER
92. The Indians, on a scoreboard : CLE
93. Say grace, say : PRAY
94. Speed : CELERITY
96. 3,281 ft. : KIL
97. Pointed implement : PROD
98. The nth degree? : PHD
99. Solvents often found in antiknock additives : TOLUENES
103. Like the down and out : PITIED
105. *Singer Britney succeeds at the high jump : SPEARSCLEARS
107. PC key : ALT
108. Altar words : IDO
109. DC ___ : COMICS
110. Caused to be depressed? : HOLLOWED
112. Kind of column : IONIC
114. Xylophone sounds : PLINKS
115. Becomes more inclined : STEEPENS
116. TV pitchman David : ORECK
117. *Just one or two pups, say : LITTLELITTER
118. Flies across sub-Saharan Africa? : TSETSES
119. Hornets' homes : NESTS
1. Drops back, as in a horse race : FADES
2. Circus site : ARENA
3. *Edberg enjoying a sports match : STEFANTHEFAN
4. ___ booster : EGO
5. 1989 Michael Moore documentary : ROGERANDME
6. Like Schoenberg's Chamber Symphony No. 1 : INE
7. The Missouri R. runs through it : NDAK
8. Carpenter's standard : TRUELEVEL
9. Hugh M. ___ First Amendment Award : HEFNER
10. Stiff collars : ETONS
11. *Knock again : RETRYENTRY
12. Morse code sound : DIT
13. Paper bundle : SHEAF
14. *Nectarine grove : PEACHPATCH
15. Confirms : ATTESTSTO
16. Strip sight : NEONLIGHT
17. Only defenseman to have won the N.H.L. scoring title : ORR
19. Crosswise, at sea : ABEAM
20. Dairy section : CHEESES
26. *Stupid show from a cable TV giant : TIMEWARNERTIMEWASTER
28. Pain, so to speak : PEST
30. OB/___ (medical specialist) : GYN
31. Telephone answerer: Abbr. : SECY
33. Start of some sequel titles : RETURNTO
35. Have special privileges : RATE
37. Talked incessantly : RANON
38. Brother of Rebekah : LABAN
40. Einsteins they aren't : DODOS
41. "Laugh-In" announcer Gary : OWENS
43. *Orthodontist, at times : SPACERPLACER
44. Neural network : RETE
46. Greed, for one : VICE
48. Inner personalities, in psychology : ANIMAS
51. Slips : ERRATA
53. Photographer Richard : AVEDON
55. Muslim spirit : DJINN
56. Register : SIGNIN
59. Leading in a race : OUTAHEAD
61. Strikingly, as in dress : FITTOKILL
64. Some afternoon fare : SOAPS
67. Teed off : RILED
68. *Oven, at times : COOKIECOOKER
69. What you may need to do to get a hand : ANTE
71. Broken in, say : USED
72. Shade of white : IVORY
73. Lock site : CANAL
74. *Small-claims court : RESTITUTIONINSTITUTION
75. 1981 Mel Gibson film : GALLIPOLI
76. Exam constraint : TIMELIMIT
78. Tries to impress, as in conversation : NAMEDROPS
80. *Lorry in a ditch : STUCKTRUCK
81. Make unconscious : REPRESS
84. Legislature : DIET
88. Put one's foot down : TROD
91. Change the locks? : DYE
94. Alpine domicile : CHALET
95. Things between shoulders : ROADS
97. *Vlasic employee : PICKLEPICKER
98. Volcano that devastated Martinique in 1902 : PELEE
100. Diamond complements : NINES
101. Decree : EDICT
102. Punches : SOCKS
104. Salon job : TINT
105. *Where Robert Burns and kin are buried : SCOTSPLOTS
106. Popeye's ___' Pea : SWEE
109. One answering to a 45-Across: Abbr. : CPL
110. Presidential inits. : HST
111. Coast Guard rank: Abbr. : ENS
113. Pitchblende, for one : ORE

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