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New York Times, Sunday, May 22, 2005

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 96 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 242 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. People with books, for short : CPAS
5. Have bills : OWE
8. Emanation : AURA
12. Woman in 20-Across : ACTRESS
19. Oar pin : THOLE
20. See 12-Across : PICTURES
22. Jeweled ornament : CORONET
23. 1962 hit that starts "Tho we gotta say goodbye for the summer ?" : SEALEDWITHAKISS
25. In parts : ASUNDER
26. Dernier ___ : CRI
27. Museum people : CURATORS
28. Theodore Dreiser title character : CARRIE
30. "What's the ___?" : USE
31. Miss : ERR
32. What a bypass may bypass : CITY
33. Art subject : NUDE
34. Get ___ deal : ARAW
35. Tennis ball feature : NAP
36. ___ noire : BETE
37. 1939 #1 hit for the Ink Spots : ADDRESSUNKNOWN
43. Needle-shaped : ACEROSE
45. Bettor's concern : SPREAD
46. Tasted : TRIED
47. Composer Ned : ROREM
48. Protected : ALEE
49. Do together : COACT
50. "___ no-o-o ?" : BUT
53. Birth announcement : ITSABOY
56. Kiss-offs : DEARJOHNLETTERS
60. Ticklee's cry : STOP
61. Bow low : SALAAM
63. Compass reading : ENE
64. Russian saint : OLGA
65. Whip : TAN
66. Disturb : RILE
67. Coffee choice : DECAF
69. 2002 Peace Nobelist : CARTER
71. Oscars phrase : THEENVELOPEPLEASE
76. Like I, to II : SENIOR
79. Wyoming peak : TETON
80. Pot over a fire : OLLA
81. Some hosp. cases : ODS
84. Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
85. Point on a line: Abbr. : STA
86. Mainstay : STAPLE
89. Unleash : FREE
90. Small area of land to build on : POSTAGESTAMPLOT
96. Lover of Héloïse : ABELARD
98. Presidential inits. : HST
99. Dog registry rejects : MUTTS
100. A Turner : LANA
101. Sort : GENRE
102. Kind of signal : SONAR
103. Firmly set : ROOTED
105. Sweet liqueur : SLOEGIN
107. Elvis Presley hit : RETURNTOSENDER
111. Go up : SHIN
112. Suffix with differ : ENT
113. Yaks : OXEN
114. Bundle up : BALE
115. Auto import : SAAB
116. Tour grp. : PGA
117. With 92-Down, "Treasure Island" pirate : BEN
118. "Dallas" role : PAMELA
121. Had as one's college : ATTENDED
125. Chariot add-on : EER
126. Cotton fabric : ETAMINE
128. 1976 comedy/action caper with Cybill Shepherd : SPECIALDELIVERY
131. Takes back : RECANTS
132. Call up : ASSEMBLE
133. Human tempters : EVILS
134. Locks : TRESSES
135. Start of something big : SEED
136. Bygone map letters : SSR
137. Hoover and others : DAMS
1. Gavel holder : CHAIRPERSON
2. Washington type : POL
3. "The Black Stallion" lad : ALEC
4. Lures : SEDUCES
5. Mind boggler : OPIATE
6. Grouchoesque : WITTY
7. Do likewise : ECHO
8. "Great" birds : AUKS
9. Atlantic Ten sch. : URI
10. Safe, now : RESCUED
11. Syrian presidential family : ASSADS
12. Rent-___ : ACAR
13. So, in Sorrento : COSI
14. "So ___" : TRUE
15. Harry Potter's best friend : RON
16. Multiday race : ENDURO
17. Vacillate : SEESAW
18. Deposited here and there : STREWN
19. Some roofing : TERRACOTTA
21. Old hand : TAR
23. Film planner : SCENARIST
24. Correspond : WRITE
29. Overlay : RESTON
33. Org. concerned with barrels : NRA
34. Plus : AND
36. Hit's opposite : BOMB
37. Cop ___ : APLEA
38. Winning an Olympic gold medal, for some : DREAM
39. Forest animals : DEER
40. Orsk's river : URAL
41. "Well done!" : NICE
42. See 73-Down : KETT
44. Get in return : REAP
45. Emmy-winning Thompson : SADA
49. Bargain-basement : CHEAP
50. Wallop : BELT
51. Longing : URGE
52. Peter, for one : TSAR
54. Basket material : OSIER
55. Institution since 1701 : YALE
57. Way off base? : JEEP
58. A while ago : ONCE
59. Sped : TORE
62. Spring season : LENT
66. Fraternity letter : RHO
67. Put on : DON
68. Hit's opposite : FLOP
69. Biblical spy : CALEB
70. ___ rule : ASA
71. Start to fall : TILT
72. Third pieces : VESTS
73. With 42-Down, old Paul Robinson comic : ETTA
74. Topsoil : LOAM
75. First Lady of Jazz : ELLA
76. Frosh outranker : SOPH
77. Love : EROS
78. Snug retreat : NEST
81. Fruit refuse : ORANGEPEELS
82. Pocket pistols : DERRINGERS
83. Settled : SEDENTARY
86. Ticket : SLATE
87. Colorant : TONER
88. Not much : ATAD
89. Take off : FLEE
91. Love : AMOR
92. See 117-Across : GUNN
93. Caroline du Sud, e.g. : ETAT
94. Photographer's equipment : STROBE
95. Plug away : PLOD
97. Austrian-born composer Wellesz : EGON
102. Bright light : SUN
103. Slide back : RELAPSE
104. Half and half : ONE
105. Retreat from the 102-Down : SHADE
106. Maligned : LIBELED
107. Legal scholar Bork : ROBERT
108. Seat of Devon county, England : EXETER
109. Card holding : TENACE
110. Some dance numbers : SALSAS
111. Shop tool : SANDER
115. Markets : SELLS
118. Stickers : PINS
119. Put in to get in : ANTE
120. Event in a hall : MESS
121. Handled perfectly : ACED
122. Tiny ___ : TIM
123. Certain computer keys : TABS
124. Vain sort : DIVA
127. Some household heads : MAS
129. Suffix with Japan : ESE
130. Energy plus : VIM

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