SWITCHING SIDES

New York Times, Sunday, May 20, 2001

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Drink with milk : LATTE
6. Anchor : MOOR
10. "America Undercover" airer : HBO
13. It may put you out : MICKEY
19. Says so : AVOWS
20. "___ Life" (Beatles song) : INMY
21. Item in a lock : OAR
22. Get a lungful : INHALE
23. Paganini's birthplace : GENOA
24. Capital of Yemen : SANA
25. Subject of testing : ORE
26. "A Life for the Czar" composer : GLINKA
27. Math tool at a construction site? : BUILDINGPROTRACTOR
31. Gillette product : ATRA
34. Union with 2 1/2 mil. members : NEA
35. France's ___ de Noirmoutier : ILE
36. ___ Solo of "Star Wars" : HAN
37. Government scandal? : GROSSNATIONALCONDUCT
45. It may be buttonholed : LAPEL
46. Station : DESK
47. Grind : RUT
48. A bit : SOME
50. Best two-pair poker hand : ACESUP
52. Feminist? : PROGRESSWOMAN
57. Abbr. after a colonel's name, maybe : RET
58. Fountain order : MALT
61. Road marker : ARROW
62. For ___ (cheap) : ASONG
63. Kingdom whose people descended from 5-Down : EDOM
65. Go out : DIE
66. Major League league: Abbr. : NATL
67. Suffix with names of hours : ISH
68. Bridal shop? : WEDDINGCONCESSION
74. Stab : TRY
75. Geezer : COOT
76. Scale part : SOL
77. Lamented : WEPT
80. Obloquy : ABUSE
83. Who's who : ELITE
85. Medium for a medical sample : SWAB
87. Title of respect, abroad : SRI
88. Diet fad involving cooked duck? : CONFITANDLOSS
92. Raid : SORTIE
94. Inspectors' grp. : USDA
95. Musical dir. : RIT
96. Surveil, in a way : TAIL
99. Hiding, with "up" : HOLED
100. "After you, Father," e.g.? : CONFESSIONALCOURTESY
106. Luth. or Episc. : REL
107. Hosp. units : CCS
108. "The X-Files" extras : ETS
109. Dali output : ARTE
110. March in Atlantic City? : MISSAMERICAPROTEST
118. "Beats me" : IDUNNO
119. Antique coin : ECU
120. Buzzing source : HIVE
121. Gretzky, once : OILER
125. Newspaper feature : COMICS
126. Exclusively : ALL
127. Pete Sampras, at times : ACER
128. "El Capitan" composer : SOUSA
129. Skips off (with) : ELOPES
130. Prized : PET
131. Revolution opposer : TORY
132. Apprehension : ANGST
1. Production problem : LAG
2. Hail, to Caesar : AVE
3. Large amount : TON
4. What a double hitter gets : TWOBASES
5. See 63-Across : ESAU
6. Trick : MISLEAD
7. Out (with) : ONADATE
8. Where the Hawks used to play : OMNI
9. Famous fastballer : RYAN
10. Stir : HOOPLA
11. Piece of rodeo equipment : BARREL
12. It may get a licking after dinner : OREO
13. Certain farm help : MIGRANTS
14. Less likely to be hit by a hurricane : INLAND
15. In : CHIC
16. Königsberg philosopher : KANT
17. Nevada county : ELKO
18. Wine info : YEAR
28. "The Highwayman" setting : INN
29. End of a card game : GIN
30. Big bills : THOUS
31. Blazing : AGLARE
32. Copied : TRACED
33. Ski lift : ROPETOW
38. Urban blight : SLUM
39. Mindspring or Yahoo!: Abbr. : ISP
40. Gumbo : OKRA
41. Like a ghost ship : CREWLESS
42. G.I. entertainment : USOSHOW
43. "Juke Box Baby" singer, 1956 : COMO
44. Govt. agent : TMAN
49. Henry Hudson explored for it: Abbr. : ENG
51. Rice ___ : PADDY
53. Words between be and be : ORNOTTO
54. ___ Torino (old Ford model) : GRAN
55. Drilling grp. : ROTC
56. "Where ___?" (digression closer) : WASI
59. Year in Claudius's reign : LII
60. Old phone call cost : TENCENTS
64. Shea goer : METSFAN
67. Mallorca y Tenerife : ISLAS
69. Half of sechs : DREI
70. Top prize : GOLD
71. Wind : COIL
72. Plant : SOW
73. Cozy one : NESTLER
78. Druid, e.g. : PRIEST
79. Woodstock wear : TIEDYE
80. Prefix with pressure : ACU
81. Large pear : BOSC
82. Menu option : UNDO
84. "Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
86. 1922 Physics Nobelist : BOHR
89. Climacium, familiarly : TREEMOSS
90. Kind of seat : AISLE
91. Dean's companion in Kerouac's "On the Road" : SAL
93. One day, astronomically : ROTATION
97. Get slippery : ICEOVER
98. Nightly news topic : LOTTERY
101. Homme's home : FRANCE
102. It keeps its head down : ICICLE
103. Secret : OCCULT
104. Secrets keeper: Abbr. : NSA
105. "What's the ___?" : USE
110. Squeakers : MICE
111. Favorite : IDOL
112. Ring sport : SUMO
113. Impertinent one : SNIP
114. Acquire : REAP
115. Very fine, in slang : PHAT
116. Man in Manilow's "Copacabana" : RICO
117. 1998 baseball M.V.P. : SOSA
122. Car nut : LUG
123. Hook shape : ESS
124. Singer? : RAT

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