PASSED TENSE

New York Times, Sunday, May 5, 2002

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nonaligned nations, e.g. : BLOC
5. Sports org. founded in 1950 : LPGA
9. Hands : CREW
13. Kick out, in a way : DISBAR
19. Maltese monetary unit : LIRA
20. Modern home of ancient Susa : IRAN
21. Datum in a lib. search : AUTH
22. Moonstruck : INLOVE
23. Got down : ALIT
24. Like homemade shoes? : NOTSOLEDINSTORES
27. Like a brawny kegler's ball? : BIGANDBOWLED
29. Certain theater, for short : REP
30. Theologian who started the custom of dating events from the birth of Christ : BEDE
31. Floral accessory : LEI
32. Driver's line : REIN
33. "McSorley's Bar" painter : SLOAN
35. Morse "E" : DOT
36. Everywhere : ALLOVER
40. Towel holder : ROD
41. Soccer ball sections : PENTAGONS
43. Most intense : KEENEST
44. Auction cry : SOLD
46. One who takes orders : CHEF
47. "Love and Death on Long Island" writer Gilbert ___ : ADAIR
48. Dict. info : ETYM
52. Switch material : BIRCH
54. Casting director's dismissal : NEXT
57. Corresponding : SAME
59. Open car : ROADSTER
61. Get the drop on? : BEDEW
62. Semicircle : CEE
64. For all to see : INPUBLIC
66. Island visited by Magellan, 1521 : CEBU
68. Swiss canton : URI
69. Like winterberries : RED
70. Turndowns : NOES
71. Drink suffix : ADE
72. Button below the 8 : OPER
73. One kept in the cooler : CON
74. Mary ___, on whose story "All About Eve" is based : ORR
75. Colonnade trees : ELMS
76. Canal site : INNEREAR
78. Get rid of : AXE
79. Exercise : WIELD
81. Canopy site, maybe : BEDSTEAD
83. Heraldic shade : VERT
85. Ricky's portrayer : DESI
86. Training staff : CADRE
87. Dodge : RUSE
89. Think fit : DEIGN
92. Should that be the case : IFSO
94. Like McCartney's guitar in the Beatles : BASS
96. Seminole leader : OSCEOLA
98. Calls on, as strength : MUSTERSUP
101. Semicircle : ARC
104. 1996 Olympics gold medalist Miller : SHANNON
105. Word with white or worker : ANT
106. Pernod's flavor : ANISE
107. It may be pitched : ROOF
109. Pudding ingredient : EGG
110. Wall St. types : MBAS
112. Too simple : PAT
113. Idi Amin or Jean-Claude Duvalier? : BANNEDLEADER
118. Succinct description of the battle at el-Alamein? : MONTGOMERYWARRED
121. Cairo suburb : GIZA
122. Mammy Yokum's creator : ALCAPP
123. Italian composer Nino ___ : ROTA
124. Rounds : AMMO
125. Make : EARN
126. Phraseogram users : STENOS
127. Nose out : SEEK
128. "The Wanderer" singer, 1961 : DION
129. Mill by-product : SLAG
1. Be loose-lipped : BLAB
2. Actress Taylor of "The Haunting" : LILI
3. At first: Abbr. : ORIG
4. Spanish region : CATALONIA
5. Dances to W.W. II-era music : LINDIES
6. "No ___!" : PROB
7. Swamp critter : GATOR
8. Echo : ANSWER
9. First day of the month, in ancient Rome : CALENDS
10. Like past mistakes : RUED
11. Stat. subject to delay : ETD
12. LP's? : WHIRLEDRECORDS
13. Telegram : DISPATCH
14. Verb type: Abbr. : INT
15. Undesirable roomie : SLOB
16. Like school dropouts? : BOREDOFEDUCATION
17. Onetime Vogue photographer : AVEDON
18. Puts at 0, maybe : RESETS
25. Hodgepodge : OLIO
26. Kind of sign : NEON
28. Untouched, as ore? : NEVERMINED
33. 50/50, say : SPLIT
34. A Minor Prophet: Abbr. : NAH
36. Police sheet letters : AKA
37. Managed : LED
38. Mercenaries, at times? : LEASEDRESISTANCE
39. Hwy. sign abbr. : RTE
42. ___ pool : GENE
45. More objectionable : OBSCENER
49. Fellows bound hand and foot? : TRUSSEDBUSTERS
50. Teenage hooligan, in British slang : YOB
51. Lethargic feelings : MALAISES
53. Sometime dessert item : CREPE
55. Certain reproduction : XEROX
56. Package securer : TWINE
58. Organic compound : ENOL
60. "If I ___ Care" (Ink Spots hit) : DIDNT
61. Enclosure with an irregular edge? : BURREDCAGE
62. Overfill : CROWD
63. Like H. P. Lovecraft's writing : EERIE
65. Island portion of Tanzania : PEMBA
67. 50's-60's sitcom boy : BEAV
77. Vichy water : EAU
80. Plagiarize : LIFT
82. Swaddle : DRAPE
84. Fights again : REENGAGES
86. Kellogg's offering : CORNPOPS
88. Lover of Tithonus, in myth : EOS
90. Day-___ : GLO
91. A Bobbsey twin : NAN
93. Last word of "America, the Beautiful" : SEA
95. Part of Borneo : SARAWAK
97. Best-selling writer of "Bloodline" : SHELDON
98. They deliver : MAMMAS
99. Open : UNBOLT
100. Asia's Gulf of ___ : SIAM
102. Novelist Jaffe : RONA
103. Poet Aiken : CONRAD
108. Los Alamos scientist : FERMI
111. Kenton of jazz : STAN
113. One-thousandth of a K : BYTE
114. Certain tape : DEMO
115. Locker inset : DIAL
116. University founder Cornell : EZRA
117. Summoned : RANG
119. Bldg. with boxes : GPO
120. Old World deer : ROE

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