PUNS 'R' US

New York Times, Sunday, May 19, 2002

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 70 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fraternal org. : BPOE
5. French possessive : ATOI
9. Parade group? : HITS
13. Neb. neighbor : SDAK
17. Out of ___ : SORTS
18. "The Right Stuff" role : GLENN
19. Like Libya, largely : ARID
20. ___-dieu : PRIE
21. Fall asleep at the poker table? : CRASHINONESCHIPS
24. Get carried away? : RIDE
25. Flexible choice : ANY
26. "What are you, some kind of ___?" : ANUT
27. Bog : MORASS
28. High land : NEPAL
29. Goes off : DEPARTS
31. Italian resort lake : COMO
32. Some are English : IVIES
34. Orr teammate, familiarly : ESPO
35. They may be related to people at sea : YARNS
36. Actress Lena : OLIN
37. When doubled, la-di-da : TOO
40. Est. and Lat., once : SSRS
42. Question to a Quaker kite flier? : WHEREISTHYSTRING
46. Wealthy one : HAVE
47. Org. with a mission : NASA
48. Prefix with nautical : AERO
49. Chewing gum base : CHICLE
50. Late news? : OBITS
52. Kilo- or mega- follower : BYTE
54. Salinger girl : ESME
56. Scottish island : SKYE
57. Garrison, Spanish-style : PRESIDIO
59. Lawless warrior : XENA
62. German opera part : ARIE
64. Wrap (up) : SEW
65. Campus group in its typical state? : SATURATEDFRAT
68. Peter, Paul and Mary: Abbr. : STS
71. Singing partner of 114-Down : TINA
72. Colorful Apple : IMAC
73. Margaret Mitchell was one : ATLANTAN
75. Like some winds : ALTO
78. Degree in music : STEP
80. 1970's singer ___ Dee : KIKI
82. Royal band : TIARA
83. Grammy-winning King : CAROLE
85. Pear type : BOSC
88. Department store department : MENS
90. Charlie Chaplin's cane, e.g. : PROP
91. What one often sees Homer do to Bart Simpson? : CHOKEUPONTHEBRAT
94. Joe Friday and others: Abbr. : SGTS
95. Assay : TRY
96. Hot ___ oven : ASAN
97. Way with strays? : ALLEY
98. Stern : REAR
100. More reliable : SURER
102. Washerful : LOAD
103. Blockbuster business : RENTALS
106. Managed : GOTBY
108. Computer users : TYPERS
111. Mexican dictator Porfirio ___ : DIAZ
112. Animal group suffix : ZOA
113. Suffix with buck : AROO
114. Where I find impish impulses? : INSPRITEOFMYSELF
117. Immunologists' samples : SERA
118. Castle part : KEEP
119. Ipse ___ (unproved statement) : DIXIT
120. First name in cosmetics : MERLE
121. Yankee Hall-of-Famer Waite ___ : HOYT
122. Miscalculates : ERRS
123. Subj. with graphs : ECON
124. Unhurried : EASY
1. Supported : BORNE
2. Like a televangelist's show? : PRAYPERVIEW
3. Ends of some games, for short : OTS
4. F equivalent : ESHARP
5. Very much : ALOT
6. Evening hour : TEN
7. Something for the road? : ONEMORE
8. Difficulty with Z's? : INSOMNIA
9. It's a laugh : HAHA
10. It's usually blue or brown : IRIS
11. Drunkenly : TIPSILY
12. Grp. that spawned the Weathermen : SDS
13. Jag : SPREE
14. Popsicle on a hot day? : DRIPSTICK
15. Opera set in Egypt : AIDA
16. Hull part : KEEL
17. Whole slew : SCAD
18. African herd : GNUS
22. Visiting locally : INTOWN
23. It's a racket : CROSSE
28. Bruckner's last symphony : NINTH
30. Makeup of an estate : ASSETS
31. Lapidarist's weight unit : CARAT
33. Gut-level : VISCERAL
35. Answer to "Who, me?" : YESYOU
36. Cries of surprise : OHOS
38. As recently as : ONLY
39. Arch type : OGEE
40. Bazaar units : SHOPS
41. Buffalo hockey player : SABRE
43. Native place : HABITAT
44. Part of a stairstep : TREAD
45. Stairstep measure : RISE
51. Answer to a señor : SISI
53. Breast ___ : EXAM
55. Tennis's Hingis : MARTINA
58. Ballets de Paris member : DANSEUSE
60. Sorority letter : ETA
61. Make out : NECK
63. "Let's just leave ___ that" : ITAT
66. Wisconsin college or town : RIPON
67. Deceitful doings : FAKERY
68. Mister Ed and Elsie the Cow? : STARGRAZERS
69. One of 22 cards : TAROT
70. Pics : SNAPS
71. Lifted : TOOK
74. Bites a little : NIPSAT
75. I.R.A. part: Abbr. : ACCT
76. Cowardly Lion portrayer : LAHR
77. "Iliad: The Movie"? : TROYSTORY
79. Shade of black : EBON
81. Fix firmly : IMBED
84. "The Psychedelic Reader" collaborator : LEARY
86. Harder or softer, depending : STALER
87. Table salt is one : CHLORIDE
89. Course : STREAM
92. Square dancer's need : PARTNER
93. Springy : ELASTIC
99. Trypsin, e.g. : ENZYME
101. German sub : UBOAT
103. Fissure : RIFT
104. Sucker, in Surrey : LOLLY
105. Not put out : SAFE
106. Long cut : GASH
107. Nabisco treat : OREO
109. Nord department river : YSER
110. Third line at the bottom: Abbr. : PPPS
111. Bump off : DOIN
114. Singing partner of 71-Across : IKE
115. Skeleton's head? : EXO
116. North ___ : SEA

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