PINBALL WIZARD

New York Times, Sunday, May 18, 2008

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 124 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Site of campus workstations : PCLAB
6. Ancient pueblo dwellers : ANASAZI
13. Norm of "This Old House" : ABRAM
18. Muse with a wreath of myrtle and roses : ERATO
19. Together : INUNISON
20. Tell things? : ARROWS
21. Bill formerly of the Rolling Stones : WYMAN
22. Fight imaginary foes : TILTATWINDMILLS
24. Richard ___, 2002 Pulitzer winner for Fiction : RUSSO
26. ___ B'rith : BNAI
27. Sylph in Pope's "The Rape of the Lock" : ARIEL
28. Pressure, of a sort : INSISTENCE
32. "Sixteen Tons" singer, 1955 : ERNIEFORD
36. Do better than : TOP
37. In the capacity of : QUA
38. X-ray units : RADS
41. Nails : ACES
42. Notch shape : VEE
43. "Would you like to see ___?" : AMENU
45. Italian restaurant chain : SBARRO
47. Game pieces : MEN
48. Some badge holders : FEDS
49. "Alice in Wonderland" sister : LACIE
50. It's a laugh : YUK
51. Each : APOP
53. "Lawrence of Arabia" composer Maurice : JARRE
54. ___-doodle : DIPSY
56. Start of the names of some health care plans : MEDI
58. Daily grind : RUT
60. Place for a vine : ARBOR
61. Bent over : ASTOOP
63. How headings are often typed : INCAPS
65. Surfing spot : CREST
66. Immigrant's class: Abbr. : ESL
68. "Survivor" setting, often : ISLE
69. Blood-typing letters : ABO
70. Fire : SACK
72. Some M.I.T. grads: Abbr. : EES
73. Buster? : NARCO
75. Certain T-shirt design : IRONON
77. Sure application spot : ARMPIT
79. Drug-free : CLEAN
80. National Chili Mo. : OCT
81. Blue shade : ANIL
83. "Pearly Shells" singer : DONHO
85. Refrain syllables : LALAS
86. Loud laugh : ROAR
88. Take to Vegas, maybe : WED
90. Valuable find : TROVE
92. Mideast call to prayer : AZAN
93. Airport with a BART terminal : SFO
95. Steer : ADVISE
97. Kids : JIVES
98. Kind of score : SAT
99. "Deadwood" figure : EARP
100. Untouched : ASIS
101. Meaningless amount : SOU
103. Quick stumbles : ERS
104. Dealer's handout : PRICELIST
107. Starts, as rehab : CHECKSINTO
110. Upper ___ : VOLTA
111. Shade provider : EAVE
114. Outplays : BESTS
115. Former L.A. Ram who holds the N.F.L. record for most receiving yards in a game (336) : FLIPPERANDERSON
119. Response to "Any volunteers?" : ILLGO
123. Pretends : LETSON
124. "Back door's open!" : GOAROUND
125. Explorer of sorts : CAVER
126. To date : ASYET
127. In order : ARRAYED
128. Post with a column : EMILY
1. Missal location : PEW
2. "Geronimo!," e.g. : CRY
3. Escape : LAM
4. Defender company : ATARI
5. Test extras : BONUSQUESTIONS
6. Electrolysis particle : ANION
7. Match ___ (tie game, in France) : NUL
8. Aardvark : ANTBEAR
9. ___ Phillips, who played Livia in "I, Claudius" : SIAN
10. Old film pooch : ASTA
11. "Fan-tastic!" : ZOWIE
12. Suffix in some pasta names : INI
13. Hosts : ARMIES
14. To the point : BRIEF
15. Opening track of "The Beatles' Second Album" : ROLLOVERBEETHOVEN
16. Cobbler's tool : AWL
17. Eds. read them : MSS
19. "No problem!" : ITSEASY
20. Oscar-winning Brody : ADRIEN
23. Jack of "Eraserhead" : NANCE
25. Good nickname for a cook? : STU
28. Galley marking : ITAL
29. Peripatetic sort : NOMAD
30. Einstein subject : SPECIALRELATIVITY
31. Short-billed rail : CRAKE
33. Push for more business orders : RAMPUPSALES
34. House of Lancaster symbol : REDROSE
35. Jilts : DESERTS
39. Sloping surfaces next to sinks : DRAINBOARDS
40. Pacifier : SOP
44. Cheese ___ : NIPS
46. Good farming results : BUMPERCROPS
48. Klinger portrayer on "M*A*S*H" : FARR
52. ___ pro nobis : ORA
53. Awarding of huge settlements to plaintiffs, in modern lingo : JACKPOTJUSTICE
55. Some greetings : YOS
57. Zoologist Fossey : DIAN
59. Early anti-Communist : TSAR
62. Mix : OLIO
64. The Nutmeg State: Abbr. : CONN
66. Hug : ENCLASP
67. Marathoner Alberto : SALAZAR
71. Control: Abbr. : CMD
74. Actor James : CAAN
76. Indian tribe encountered by Lewis and Clark : OTO
78. Sign of the cross : INRI
82. "Were that so!" : IWISH
84. Plain as day : OVERT
87. Excellent debt rating : AAA
89. Rappel down : DESCEND
91. Edsel driver's gas choice : ESSO
93. "Bambi" author : SALTEN
94. Monastery figure : FRIAR
96. Sovereign's representative : VICEROY
99. It's a trap : EELPOT
102. Approves : OKS
105. Thicket : COPSE
106. Faust, e.g. : TENOR
108. Old Treasury offering : EBOND
109. Nation of ___ : ISLAM
112. Month in which Moses is said to have been born and died : ADAR
113. Aloe ___ : VERA
115. Fourth-most populous state, just after N.Y. : FLA
116. French article : LES
117. Turkish title : AGA
118. Press (for) : SUE
120. VII octupled : LVI
121. Many a toothpaste : GEL
122. Suffix with direct : ORY

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