SHUFFLING FEAT

New York Times, Sunday, May 29, 2005

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 83 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 82 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. See 115-Down : JONES
6. Not utopian : PRAGMATIC
15. Obscures : FOGS
19. "So long!" : ADIEU
20. Dickens orphan : LITTLENELL
21. "I'm working ___!" : ONIT
22. Derived great pleasure from chastising? : YELLEDATELATEDLY
24. Dream of Debussy : REVE
25. E-mail address component : DOT
26. Drink name suffix : ADE
27. More mad : DAFTER
29. Asks the Crocodile Hunter a series of questions? : INTERVIEWSSTEVEIRWIN
37. Just so, after "to" : ATEE
38. Itinerary stopover : INN
39. Knock off : ICE
40. Broadway luminaries? : NEONS
41. Dunces hurried up? : MEATHEADSMADEHASTE
48. Unpaid debt : ARREAR
49. Winning : ONAROLL
50. Irritation : RUB
53. Big inits. in overseas broadcasting : VOA
55. No nemesis : BOND
56. It might be found in a stall : ENGINE
59. Blockbuster, e.g., starts charging too much? : VIDEOSTOREOVERDOESIT
66. Massenet opera : MANON
67. Course goal : PAR
68. Rocky Mountain state: Abbr. : IDA
69. TV host Van Susteren : GRETA
70. Weighing down Top 40 artists? : OPPRESSINGPOPSINGERS
76. 1983 Lionel Richie hit : YOUARE
77. They may clear the deck : MOPS
78. Bing Crosby's "So ___" : DOI
79. Some hangings : ART
80. Less than outstanding : AVERAGE
84. Family men : UNCLES
89. Gets closer to a batch of hooch? : HOMESINONMOONSHINE
94. Right ___ : OFWAY
97. 1990's Ontario premier Bob ___ : RAE
98. "Fire!" preceder : AIM
99. In ranks : AROW
100. Ditsy L.A. chick in intensive care? : GRAVELYILLVALLEYGIRL
107. Mexican muralist : RIVERA
108. Hamburger's one : EIN
109. Originally : NEE
110. Not sticking out : EVEN
111. Postwar poets with camping wounds? : SNAKEBITBEATNIKS
121. "And ___ bed" : SOTO
122. Project without the band, perhaps : SOLORECORD
123. Some fancy hotel features : ATRIA
124. Schedule space : SLOT
125. Lung problem : EMPHYSEMA
126. A layoff, unpolitely : THEAX
1. Noisy bird : JAY
2. Lit class reading : ODE
3. Bubkes : NIL
4. Aquatic shocker : EEL
5. Jacket material : SUEDE
6. Plum part : PIT
7. MapQuest request: Abbr. : RTE
8. Attorney or heir follower : ATLAW
9. Sword lilies, for short : GLADS
10. Parcels : METES
11. Starting cryptogram guess, perhaps : ANE
12. Bill's title buddy of film : TED
13. With 93-Down, star-crossed : ILL
14. Glasgow's river : CLYDE
15. On the house : FORFREE
16. Painful combo : ONETWO
17. Yield : GIVEIN
18. Rudderposts' places : STERNS
20. Neighbor of Belarus : LATVIA
23. Palme ___ (prize at Cannes) : DOR
28. Is not on the street? : AINT
29. Anatomical canal : ITER
30. Come up to : NEAR
31. Département head : TETE
32. Polit. designation : IND
33. Starfleet Academy grad. : ENS
34. Level : TIER
35. Returning waves, of sorts : ECHO
36. Saltimbocca ingredient : VEAL
37. Fitness-advocating org. : AMA
42. New ___ (certain Nutmegger) : HAVENER
43. Suffix with smack : EROO
44. Anchor : MOOR
45. Novelist McCaffrey : ANNE
46. Woodworker's groove : DADO
47. Coaster with runners : SLED
50. Step face : RISER
51. Cords and barrels, e.g. : UNITS
52. It's not the final release : BETA
54. Ancient emblems of royalty : ASPS
55. Delivered : BORN
57. Beans : NOGGINS
58. "King David" star, 1985 : GERE
59. Exhaust, perhaps : VAPOR
60. Suggestions : INPUT
61. Nickelodeon cartoon explorer : DORA
62. Mai ___ : TAI
63. Somebodies : VIPS
64. Inc. workers : EDS
65. Many a bust : RAID
66. Spanish tennis star Carlos : MOYA
71. Clothes line : SEAM
72. Undercover type : GMAN
73. Kind of stick : POGO
74. Receptive : OPEN
75. Thing, e.g. : NOUN
81. More than a bit : VERY
82. Morales of movies : ESAI
83. 100 Cambodian sen : RIEL
85. Spiced tea : CHAI
86. Penn Station abbr. : LIRR
87. Compound with double-bonded carbon atoms : ENOL
88. Wrap (up) : SEW
89. Down-and-outer : HAVENOT
90. Terminer's partner : OYER
91. Bad beginning? : MAL
92. Friction decreaser : OIL
93. See 13-Down : OMENED
94. Princess Fiona in "Shrek," e.g. : OGRESS
95. Trifle : FRIVOL
96. Greet, in a way : WAVETO
101. "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" director Hallström : LASSE
102. Guarded : LEERY
103. Karma : VIBES
104. "Have ___ day!" : ANICE
105. Response for passage : YEA
106. Suggest : GETAT
112. Émile, par exemple : NOM
113. Climber's conquest : ALP
114. ___-i-noor diamond : KOH
115. With 1-Across, "Delilah" singer : TOM
116. It may be found under a top : BRA
117. Advanced degree? : NTH
118. Spleen : IRE
119. Sedona maker : KIA
120. Clinton's blown it : SAX

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