PERPETUAL MOTION

New York Times, Sunday, May 24, 2009

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 79 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 167 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

Notepad: When this puzzle is done, start at the end of 57-Across; then, beginning counterclockwise, connect the circles in one continuous line to identify a figure invented by 29-Down. The answers to the five asterisked clues will provide a hint to the figure.
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Smart : CHIC
5. Attention getters : AHEMS
10. Scot's exclamation : OCH
13. The fish in John McPhee's "The Founding Fish" : SHAD
17. "I ___ sorry!" : AMSO
18. "Same here" : IDOTOO
19. By way of : VIA
20. "Here ___!" : WEARE
21. *2007 Ken Follett novel : WORLDWITHOUTEND
24. North of Virginia : OLLIE
25. *Bond film that's a real gem? : DIAMONDSAREFOREVER
27. Relishes : ENJOYS
30. Kisser, so to speak : VISAGE
31. Affluent : UPSCALE
32. Literary ___ : LION
33. Bench presser's muscle, briefly : PEC
34. Newsman Peter and others : ARNETTS
36. Where "thy will" will be done, partly : INHEAVEN
39. Big ray : MANTA
42. Down Under critter : ROO
43. Buddhist school : ZEN
44. Cookie store : TIN
45. England's first Stuart king : JAMESI
46. Craven : AFRAID
50. Teeming : ASWARM
52. "That's disgusting!" : YECCH
53. "___ said!" : NUFF
55. Wall St. deal : LBO
56. Legal org. : ABA
57. Own (up) : FESS
58. Turner autobiography : ITINA
60. "Victory!" : IWIN
61. Overhead light? : HALO
63. Descartes portraitist : HALS
64. Carriage driver's need : REIN
65. Kiln for hops : OAST
66. Knesset : Jerusalem :: Storting : ___ : OSLO
67. Roman ___ : ACLEF
69. 24 hrs. ago : YEST
70. Whatever : ANY
71. Mile High Center designer : PEI
72. Jazzy Laine : CLEO
73. Plus : ASSET
75. Real : INESSE
78. In and of ___ : ITSELF
80. They often come in threes : WISHES
82. Clubber Lang portrayer in "Rocky III" : MRT
83. Term opener? : MID
84. Greek consonants : XIS
85. A.T.M. button : ENTER
86. Grace, basically : BLESSING
88. Fivesomes : PENTADS
90. ___ number : FAX
91. Gonitis locale : KNEE
92. Set off : TRIGGER
94. Classic Cremona family : AMATIS
98. "Perhaps ..." : IGUESS
100. *Alexander Pope phrase appropriate to the start of a sports season : HOPESPRINGSETERNAL
103. Be alive : EXIST
104. *1974 Carl Carlton hit : EVERLASTINGLOVE
108. "Exodus" actor : MINEO
109. An original Star Alliance airline : SAS
110. Victorian home features : ORIELS
111. "Behold!," to Pilate : ECCE
112. Brain tests, for short : EEGS
113. Volatile stuff : TNT
114. Arthur ___, inventor of the crossword puzzle : WYNNE
115. Chocolate choice : DARK
1. Cornfield sound : CAW
2. Med. care option : HMO
3. Country whose national anthem's title means "The Hope": Abbr. : ISR
4. Brewski : COLDONE
5. Take ___ view of : ADIM
6. Baking need : HOTOVEN
7. Like some food : ETHNIC
8. They can swing : MOODS
9. The March King : SOUSA
10. Has thirds or fourths, say : OVEREATS
11. Cannes subject : CINE
12. Lived it up : HADFUN
13. Computer switch : SELECTOR
14. Turkish sweets : HALVAS
15. Sylvia Plath's last book of poetry : ARIEL
16. Caterpillar rival : DEERE
18. "___ framed!" : IWAS
20. Most in need of help : WORSTOFF
22. Handyman's letters : DIY
23. Price point? : TAG
26. Met regular, e.g. : OPERAFAN
27. "My Fair Lady" lady : ELIZA
28. Good "Dancing With the Stars" scores : NINES
29. See note : JOHNWALLIS
33. Corral : PEN
35. Wettest : RAINIEST
37. Razor brand : ATRA
38. Energy : VIM
39. OS X users : MACS
40. Film buff's channel : AMC
41. Certain pop : NEHI
45. James or Jackson : JESSE
47. *Song by Tejano singer Selena : ALWAYSMINE
48. Cousin of a stork : IBIS
49. "Cut it out!" : DONT
51. Peek-___ : ABOO
52. Noticeably old, as paper : YELLOWED
54. Platoon, e.g. : UNIT
57. Makeup target : FACE
59. Nursery sights : TREES
60. Actress Skye : IONE
61. Southwest tribe : HOPI
62. "Win ___ of ..." (contest come-on) : ASET
63. C to C#, e.g. : HALFSTEP
68. Cut off all intake : FAST
69. River of Flanders : YSER
70. Tiny scurriers : ANTS
72. Won't let go of : CLINGSTO
74. "Ain't ___ Sweet" : SHE
75. Temper : IRE
76. Trig ratios : SINES
77. Lips : EDGES
79. Biblical interpretations : EXEGESES
81. Most ready for commitment? : INSANEST
82. Six years before the Battle of Hastings : MLX
86. Common thing to count in : BASETEN
87. Thick-___ : SKULLED
88. Slipcover trim : PIPING
89. Stop : ARREST
90. Conforms (with) : FITSIN
92. Composer's creation : THEME
93. "Chicago" song : ROXIE
95. Boss: Abbr. : MGR
96. Do ___ burn : ASLOW
97. About to cry : TEARY
98. Quaint stopovers : INNS
99. [Awful!] : GAG
101. Tolstoy's "The Death of ___ Ilyich" : IVAN
102. Vex : RILE
105. South American tuber : OCA
106. Clicker target : VCR
107. Animator's shriek : EEK

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