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New York Times, Sunday, May 2, 1999

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 65 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Art drawings : SEPIAS
7. Bubbler : AERATOR
14. Bengali language group : INDIC
19. Digital window? : OPENTOE
21. Plumbing control : SHUTOFF
22. Needlepoint? : NORTH
23. Upfront offerings : FIRSTCLASSSEATS
25. Prince Valiant's wife : ALETA
26. Chemical prefix : ACETO
27. Toledo Mrs. : SRA
28. Skimmer, e.g. : HAT
29. Yellowstone sight : BISON
30. French champagne-producing city : REIMS
32. Not long to wait : ASEC
34. Machine parts : CAMS
35. It's dishwasher-safe : STAINLESSSTEEL
40. Early bird, say : ARISER
43. Like grapefruit for breakfast : HALVED
44. Stop running : DIE
45. Secretaries Day mo. : APR
47. Drive-___ : THRU
48. Gold deposit? : INLAY
49. Suffix with persist : ENT
50. Film promo words : COMINGSOON
53. "Hell's Angels" star Ben : LYON
54. One was lost in flight : GLASSSLIPPER
57. Approx. : EST
58. Latticework : LATH
59. Flattering talk : OIL
60. Sires : PAS
61. No-goodniks : LOUSES
63. Gumps : OAFS
65. Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
67. Smoke trace : WISP
68. Big citrus fruit : POMELO
71. Poison ___ : OAK
72. Old bird : MOA
73. Conflict : SPAT
77. Actress Meyers : ARI
78. Where to toot one's own horn? : BRASSSECTION
83. Butler's locale : TARA
84. Corridor : PASSAGEWAY
86. Sister of Selene : EOS
87. Bourne of "The Bourne Identity" : JASON
88. "Or ___!" : ELSE
89. Granada bear : OSA
90. Tee choices: Abbr. : SML
91. Cardiologists' concerns : AORTAS
92. Zip a Ziploc, e.g. : RESEAL
94. Air Force One passenger : PRESSSECRETARY
99. In : AMID
100. ___ Valley, Calif. : SIMI
101. Spingarn Medal awarder : NAACP
102. Cleans up, in a way : EDITS
104. Stop for gas : PIT
105. Soph. and jr. : YRS
106. Like a bloodhound : EARED
111. "Dead Souls" novelist : GOGOL
112. "My stars!" : FORGOODNESSSAKE
116. Building block : ADOBE
117. In general : ASARULE
118. Now hear this : DECIBEL
119. Feasts : DINES
120. First bishop of Rome : STPETER
121. Truman portrayer, 1995 : SINISE
1. Reading place : SOFA
2. Larger-than-life : EPIC
3. "Le ___ Goriot" : PERE
4. Research facil. : INST
5. Bartender? : ATTORNEY
6. Coll. major : SOC
7. Hitmen : ASSASSINS
8. Unenthusiastic responses : EHS
9. Charge : RUSHAT
10. Comfy : ATEASE
11. On the nose : TOATEE
12. Poetic adverb : OFT
13. Baseball positions: Abbr. : RFS
14. Where many jokes are set : INABAR
15. "Wide open" : NOLIMITS
16. Wing tips, maybe : DRESSSHOES
17. "Suffice ___ say..." : ITTO
18. "Behind That Curtain" detective : CHAN
20. Dairy-case image : ELSIE
24. Mirages for money, e.g. : ARMSDEAL
31. Antiquity : ELD
33. Surgery need : CLAMP
34. Reddish-orange : CARNELIAN
35. Barker's partner : SHILL
36. Vocalist Tucker : TANYA
37. Assign : ALLOT
38. Rebecca rejecter : IVANHOE
39. TV's : SETS
41. Gnawed around the edges : EROSE
42. Peewees : RUNTS
46. Pineapple skin segment : PIP
50. The Kennedys, e.g. : CLAN
51. Department north of Paris : OISE
52. ___ point (embroidery stitch) : GROS
54. Try to win first prize : GOFORGOLD
55. Fleur-de-___ : LIS
56. Sudden upturn, as in sales : SPIKE
62. Arrivé : UPSTART
64. Dawn, to a don : ALBA
65. Santa ___ : ROSA
66. "No sweat" : EASY
67. Press a suit : WOO
68. Post in Washington, for example : PAPER
69. Pope's cape : ORALE
70. Broadway premiere of April 11, 1991 : MISSSAIGON
72. Get it wrong : MISLEARN
74. Some shells : PASTA
75. Cheering wildly : AROAR
76. Plant with tubular yellow flowers : TANSY
79. "Call to Greatness" writer, initially speaking : AES
80. Substitutes : SWAPS
81. British tax : CESS
82. TV interviewer : TOMSNYDER
85. Appear : SEEMTOBE
87. "Home Alone" actor : JOEPESCI
91. Hail Mary path : ARC
93. Areas for flight attendants : AISLES
95. Stone foundation : RIPRAP
96. Rudolf Nureyev, e.g. : EMIGRE
97. Not participate in : SITOUT
98. Like bottles of beer : CASED
102. Cry of mock horror : EGAD
103. Diana's lover ___ el-Fayed : DODI
107. Abecedary link : ASIN
108. Physics Nobelist Isidor I. ___ : RABI
109. Scratches (out) : EKES
110. Strike : DELE
112. Scale notes : FAS
113. Lufthansa direction : OST
114. Ring support? : OLE
115. His or her: Fr. : SES

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