PLUSH

New York Times, Sunday, May 28, 1995

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 71 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bearded world leader : ARAFAT
7. "_____ Poems" (Sandburg's first book) : CHICAGO
14. Overstate one's case : BRAG
18. Vatican II pontiff : PAULVI
19. Unpleasant sentiment : IHATEYOU
20. One of the Horae : IRENE
21. BAY : INDIANAGOVERNOR
23. An Allman brother : DUANE
24. "..._____ o'clock scholar" : ATEN
25. Boot one : ERR
26. "Unbelievable" rock band : EMF
27. 1992 Clinton rival : TSONGAS
29. Like most music sold nowadays : ONCD
31. _____ marshal (British officer) : EARL
33. Tons : ALOT
35. Effortlessness : EASE
36. Rear, informally : HEINIE
38. Twisted, as a bulb : SCREWEDIN
41. "Encore!" : BIS
44. DOUG : SLANGFORMONEY
46. Asian coin : SEN
49. Statement : AVOWAL
51. In the wee hours : EARLY
52. Really nice : DELUXE
54. Re religious meetings : SYNODIC
56. Norman Chandler's paper, briefly : LATIMES
60. Controversial execution of 1927 : SACCO
61. Some Spanish religious paintings : ELGRECOS
63. Assyrian capital : NINEVEH
65. Token : ICON
66. Soundhole shape : ESS
67. Rap star/actor : ICET
69. Dotty : GAGA
70. German article : DER
71. Free-trade measure of '94 : GATT
72. Straight for : TOWARDS
76. Stupor : NARCOSIS
79. Meanies : OGRES
81. Nods : ASSENTS
83. _____ support (alimony) : SPOUSAL
84. Coat materials : SUEDES
86. Some tides : NEAPS
88. Altogether : INTOTO
89. Men : HES
90. MARC : TYPEOFPROTEST
95. Graycoat : REB
96. Lucy's love, in the comics : SCHROEDER
98. Italian opera house : TEATRO
100. Zoophilist's org. : SPCA
102. Bugs : IRKS
103. "Raiders of the Lost Ark" creatures : ASPS
104. Pronto : ASAP
107. Scarring events : TRAUMAS
109. TV schedule letters : TBA
111. Sault _____ Marie : STE
113. Sudden noise : CLAP
115. Dissect, in a way : PARSE
116. PERT : CITYINAUSTRALIA
121. "Doe, ______, a female..." : ADEER
122. Connected : HOOKEDUP
123. _____ Australis (southern constellation) : CORONA
124. Tops, e.g. : TOYS
125. Colleague of Calliope : EUTERPE
126. Scarlet letter wearer : HESTER
1. Samoan capital : APIA
2. Sought support from : RANTO
3. Frost contemporary : AUDEN
4. Draw back : FLINCH
5. Rock video award : AVA
6. Spearer, of sorts : TINE
7. "All-American Girl" star Margaret : CHO
8. "A Private View" playwright : HAVEL
9. Entry : ITEM
10. Writer who co-founded Random House : CERF
11. "Atlas Shrugged" name : AYN
12. Muck : GOO
13. Play set in Grover's Corners : OURTOWN
14. Country on Borneo : BRUNEI
15. BUS : REAGANSUCCESSOR
16. Trollope lady and namesakes : ANNAS
17. Simpletons : GEESE
19. King Arthur's mother : IGRAINE
20. Familiar vow : IDO
22. Sphere of struggle : ARENA
28. Mount : STEED
30. Infamous French soldier : DESADE
32. Splendid : REGAL
33. Mannequin part : ARM
34. Felis _____ (lion) : LEO
37. Backdoor : ILLICIT
38. Long-time Windy City orchestra leader : SOLTI
39. "It's a _____ shame" : CRYIN
40. Salon supplies : DYES
41. Groundwork : BASE
42. Kind of education : IVYLEAGUE
43. MARIA : SONGSTRESSCAREY
45. QB Tarkenton : FRAN
47. Denounce harshly : EXCORIATE
48. Vegas gas : NEON
50. Beat : WORSTED
53. Arrayed : LAIDOUT
55. Shade of brown : COCOA
57. One of the "Little Women" : MEG
58. Welsh "John" : EVAN
59. Not Nintendos : SEGAS
62. Ices, with "up" : SEWS
64. Angel, perhaps : HARPIST
68. Helpers of profs. : TAS
71. "Holy cow!" : GOSH
73. Spanish railway company : RENFE
74. Kiev's river : DNEPR
75. Guiding light? : STAR
77. '80s guerrilla : CONTRA
78. Bachelor, stereotypically : SLOB
80. Third son of Adam : SETH
82. Descries : SPOTS
85. Neighbor of Turkey : SYRIA
87. Accelerates : STEPSUP
91. Fast wheels : PORSCHE
92. Cry of alarm : EEK
93. Has too much, informally : ODS
94. Some bridge players : EASTS
97. Subjects of investigations : CAUSES
99. Spring event : OSCARS
100. March 17 honoree : STPAT
101. It has many 61-Across : PRADO
103. Grocery chain : AANDP
105. Set aside : ALLOT
106. "Common Sense" pamphleteer : PAINE
108. _____ des Caraibes (Martinique locale) : MER
109. Young 'un : TYKE
110. Oktoberfest serving : BIER
112. Work like Durer : ETCH
114. Comic Jack : PAAR
117. Bettor's note : IOU
118. Young 'un : TOT
119. Consonantless German city : AUE
120. Wade opponent : ROE

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