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New York Times, Sunday, May 2, 2010

Author: Kelsey Blakley
Editor: Will Shortz
Kelsey Blakley
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Blakley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
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1. [That is correct!] : DING
5. Overconfident : SMUG
9. Not edited for TV : UNCUT
14. Bengay targets : ACHES
19. Old switch attachment? : EROO
20. Whom mateys address : CAPN
21. Jinx : CURSE
22. Underfunded : SHORT
23. Following the rules? : CONTRAVIOLATION
26. 2009 "Survivor" locale : SAMOA
27. Traveling, say : ONTOUR
28. R.S.V.P. component : SIL
29. Ladle cradle : SPOONREST
31. Unbending : OBDURATE
34. Astringent : ACERB
35. St. ___ (malt liquor brand named after an Irish nun) : IDES
36. Variety of arbitrating techniques? : MIXEDMEDIATION
39. Observance : RITE
41. Vinegar, for one : ACID
42. Hummingbird food : NECTAR
43. Car rental freebie : CITYMAP
46. Universal Human Rights Mo. : DEC
47. Sault ___ Marie : STE
49. Scraps : TUSSLES
52. Fertilization targets : OVA
53. Title under a photo of rain? : SHOWERCAPTION
57. Whole tone, e.g. : STEP
58. Propose a date to : ASKOUT
61. Fishing aids : NETS
62. A person might hang one on a road : UEY
63. Subject of paintings by Corot and Manet : SEINE
64. Montgomery of "The Young Lions" : CLIFT
65. Peru's ___ Trail : INCA
66. Colo. ___, Colo. : SPRS
67. British smell : ODOUR
68. Skipjack and albacore : TUNAS
69. Montemezzi's "L'Amore ___ Tre Re" : DEI
70. Restaurateur Toots : SHOR
71. Some fighters : PLANES
72. Societies: Abbr. : ORGS
73. Detergent factory, e.g.? : SOAPOPERATION
76. Rock Island and Reading: Abbr. : RRS
77. Depression at the mouth of a volcano : CALDERA
78. "Galaxy Quest" characters, in brief : ETS
79. Arrangement provider : FTD
82. Keyboard features : SYMBOLS
84. Wedding proposal? : ATOAST
88. Gin flavorer : SLOE
89. Units in physics : ERGS
90. "$100 per dozen plus shipping," e.g.? : SALESQUOTATION
94. ___ Lang of Smallville : LANA
96. Hoopster Gilmore : ARTIS
98. Second best : RUNNERUP
99. Place for hangings : ARTMUSEUM
101. Fr. firm : CIE
102. Annoys : GETSTO
105. Mobile homes? : CRIBS
106. Enthronement of a metalworker? : SMITHCORONATION
110. They're sometimes found on belts : TOOLS
111. Sleep disruption : APNEA
112. ___ Reader (bimonthly magazine) : UTNE
113. Ad in, e.g. : EDGE
114. Titleholder : OWNER
115. E-6 officers in the U.S.A.F. : TSGTS
116. Burn : SEAR
117. Duff : REAR
1. So-called "style moderne" : DECO
2. Press : IRON
3. O.K. to put in one's mouth : NONTOXIC
4. Retire : GOTOBED
5. Harum-___ (reckless) : SCARUM
6. Dallas player, for short : MAV
7. Grp. with the old slogan "A deadline every minute" : UPI
8. Early Christian : GNOSTIC
9. The Golden Bears, briefly : UCAL
10. Cuckoo bird : NUT
11. "It's digestible" sloganeer, once : CRISCO
12. Event won five straight times by Roger Federer : USOPEN
13. Pervading tone : TENOR
14. Society: Abbr. : ASSN
15. Red Cross, e.g. : CHARITY
16. Being forced into a smaller house, say? : HOMEDEMOTION
17. Having an irregularly gnawed edge : EROSE
18. Recap numbers : STATS
24. Australian P.M. Kevin : RUDD
25. ___ the heart of : LIEAT
30. Comic Conan : OBRIEN
32. Take for another year, say : RENEW
33. Commercial suffix with Gator : ADE
34. Inflate : AIRUP
36. Batty : MAD
37. Hail, e.g. : ICE
38. Cheerios : TATAS
40. "___ showtime!" : ITS
43. Is too much : CLOYS
44. Amsterdam in New York : AVENUE
45. Credentials : PAPERS
47. Latches : SHUTS
48. Little one : TOT
50. A drunk might be in one : STUPOR
51. ___ Nevada : SIERRA
53. Some sleepers : SOFAS
54. Party of nine : ENNEAD
55. Family secret, perhaps : RECIPE
56. Windy City transportation inits. : CTA
57. Brougham, e.g. : SEDAN
58. Cast : ACTORS
59. Wet cement mixture : SLURRY
60. Passing reference in the "I Have a Dream" speech? : KINGSMENTION
63. Goes off on one's own : SOLOS
65. The Beatles, once : IDOLS
66. Who sells seashells by the seashore : SHE
70. Rash : SPATE
71. Classic Parker Brothers card game : PIT
73. Dances with spins : SALSAS
74. Tough tests : ORALS
75. "Grand" backdrop for "Shane" : TETON
77. Gear tooth : COG
79. Opposite number : FLIPSIDE
80. Moreover : TOO
81. Outlaw's refuge : DEN
83. Thorny bush : BRAMBLE
85. "Hamlet" courtier : OSRIC
86. Watery : AQUEOUS
87. Work on a tan : SUN
88. Say "Th-th-th-that's all, folks," e.g. : STUTTER
90. Leaves without an answer : STUMPS
91. Intending : AIMING
92. 19th-century Swedish writer Esaias ___ : TEGNER
93. Vicinity : AREA
94. Milk: Prefix : LACTO
95. It might be presented with a bow : ARROW
97. Met again, as a legislature : RESAT
100. It disappeared on Dec. 26, 1991 : USSR
101. Alternative to Chuck : CHAS
103. Word repeated in an "Animal House" chant : TOGA
104. Corker : ONER
107. Lunar New Year : TET
108. Travel plan: Abbr. : RTE
109. Off ___ tangent : ONA

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