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New York Times, Sunday, May 19, 2013

Author: Jean O'Conor
Editor: Will Shortz
Jean O'Conor
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. O'Conor. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Canine woe : MANGE
6. Decorates nicely : GILDS
11. Actress Hayworth : RITA
15. Evian Championship org. : LPGA
19. Fundamental truth : AXIOM
20. "Coffee ___?" : ORTEA
21. Give ___ (yank) : ATUG
22. Some bookmarks, for short : URLS
23. Ana Ivanovic and Novak Djokovic? : TENNISSERBS
25. Hyperbolically large : GINORMOUS
27. Like steppes : TREELESS
28. Tour guide's comment at the primate house? : THATSAGIBBON
30. Done, in Verdun : FINI
31. Twiggy's look in '60s fashion : WAIF
32. Wintry temps : TEENS
33. Sign for tourists visiting the Bolshoi? : BALLETPARKING
40. Construction support : IBAR
42. Swimming pool shade : AQUA
43. M.I.T.'s ___ School of Management : SLOAN
44. Operator : USER
45. Cry before "Open up!" : FBI
48. Yak : NATTER
51. Tropical paradise for Barbie and Ken? : BALIOFTHEDOLLS
55. '60s White House name : ABE
56. Smear : DEFAME
58. The Indians, on scoreboards : CLE
59. Dickens's Uriah ___ : HEEP
60. Common potluck dish : LASAGNA
62. On the button : SHARP
64. Pops : DADDY
65. Let Justin take care of everything? : LEAVEITTOBIEBER
70. Hands out hands : DEALS
73. Some horns : ALTOS
74. Like Nasser's vision : PANARAB
78. Prefix with phobia : ACRO
79. Vientiane native : LAO
80. Response to "Look over there!" : ISEEIT
83. What often follows you : ARE
84. Passed security at the troubadours' convention? : SHOWEDBALLADID
89. Like "South Park" vis-à-vis "The Simpsons" : LEWDER
91. Mortar trough : HOD
92. NASA spacewalks, in brief : EVAS
93. One of three Canadian aboriginal groups : METIS
95. German article : EINE
96. Detroit pioneer : OLDS
97. Prepare to go canoeing? : GETOUTTHEBOAT
101. Place for a massage : SCALP
104. Ghostbuster Spengler : EGON
106. Seniors' org. : AARP
107. Stadium binge? : HOTDOGBENDER
111. Displayed an "Oh my God" reaction : GRIMACED
115. Judge : ARBITRATE
116. Fortunetellers' protest demand? : SIBYLRIGHTS
118. Fields : LEAS
119. Banned orchard spray : ALAR
120. Close call : SCARE
121. Sweet, once : NEATO
122. Wood strip : LATH
123. Lunch counter orders : BLTS
124. Something hilarious : AHOOT
125. ___ Park : ESTES
1. Drudge of the Drudge Report : MATT
2. Woodchopper, say : AXER
3. Near-perfect rating : NINE
4. No longer fizzy : GONEFLAT
5. One of the Dionne quints : EMILIE
6. Tongue waggers : GOSSIPS
7. Steams : IRES
8. Paper size: Abbr. : LTR
9. It's indicated in red : DEBT
10. Band for a "Miss" : SASH
11. Motley : RAGTAG
12. "Who goes there?" reply : ITISI
13. Salad ingredient : TUNAFISH
14. Wide-eyed and open-mouthed : AGOG
15. Trudge (along) : LUMBER
16. Certain NASA launch : PROBE
17. Binding elementary particle : GLUON
18. They often have organs: Abbr. : ASSNS
24. E-mail folder : SENT
26. Slowing down, musically: Abbr. : RITARD
29. Plant bristle : AWN
33. Ho-hum : BANAL
34. Jordanian port : AQABA
35. Plucked instruments : LUTES
36. Goya's "The Duchess of ___" : ALBA
37. Go hither and yon : ROAM
38. Leafy green : KALE
39. Ristorante menu suffix : INI
41. Comb filler : BEE
44. Early development centers : UTERI
45. Ran : FLED
46. Ran : BLED
47. Children's game with letters : ISPY
49. Noses : EDGES
50. Soap actress Sofer : RENA
52. ___ Rios, Jamaica : OCHO
53. Workout target : FLAB
54. "BUtterfield 8" novelist : OHARA
57. Kind of bean : FAVA
61. Let happen : ALLOW
62. Urban grid: Abbr. : STS
63. José, to friends : PEPE
64. Al ___ : DENTE
66. Greek name for Greece : ELLAS
67. Font option: Abbr. : ITAL
68. Plane, e.g. : TOOL
69. Something it's against the law to jump : BAIL
70. Little bit : DASH
71. Imitate : ECHO
72. Longtime Yankee nickname : AROD
75. It has buttons but no buttonholes : RADIO
76. Big concert site : ARENA
77. Top of the military? : BERET
80. Logical beginning? : IDEO
81. In ___ (archaeologist's phrase) : SITU
82. Cut a column, say : EDIT
85. Fish trap : EELPOT
86. Rental item : DVD
87. Game of tag? : BASEBALL
88. Gal., e.g. : AMT
90. Google hit units : WEBPAGES
94. Up-and-coming actress : STARLET
96. Getting up there : OLDISH
97. Doomed ones : GONERS
98. Wrap up : END
99. Locks : HAIR
100. Royal robe trim : ERMINE
101. Definitely will : SHALL
102. Chick of jazz : COREA
103. Up, in 87-Down : ATBAT
105. Suggest : GETAT
108. Take in a hurry : GRAB
109. She, in Salerno : ESSA
110. Laughable : RICH
111. Taverna offering : GYRO
112. Converse : CHAT
113. Suffix with luncheon : ETTE
114. British mil. decorations : DSOS
117. Chinese steamed bun : BAO

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