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New York Times, Sunday, May 6, 2012

Author: Alex Vratsanos
Editor: Will Shortz
Alex Vratsanos
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 67 Missing: {KZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Vratsanos. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Something you willingly part with? : ESTATE
7. Air Force college athlete : FALCON
13. Calm : ATPEACE
20. Tied up : MOORED
21. Nervous : ONEDGE
22. Fixes : NEUTERS
23. Have, say : AUXILIARYVERB
25. Record collection? : DATASET
26. Protector of the dead, in Egyptian myth : ISIS
27. As a result : ERGO
28. Seek (out) : FERRET
30. Easy run : LOPE
31. Slowly : LENTO
33. It runs down the neck : MANE
35. Title role for Kilmer and Costner : EARP
37. In accordance with : PER
38. They're likely to blow : ACTIVEVOLCANOES
44. Keglers' org. : PBA
47. A state symbol : TREE
48. No laughing matter, e.g. : IDIOM
49. Savanna grazer : ELAND
53. Insensitive : CALLOUS
55. Turkeys : FLOPS
56. At a glance : OBLIQUE
58. "Friends" friend : PHOEBE
59. Ridicules : JEERS
60. Reciprocally : INRETURN
61. Bismarck-to-Grand Forks dir. : ENE
62. Some acting awards : TONYS
63. Decidedly eligible, in a way : ONEA
64. Invoice abbr. : AMT
65. Not seeing eye to eye : ATVARIANCE
68. End of the main part of the Constitution : ARTICLEVII
71. Flashed hand signal : VEE
72. Canadian Indian : CREE
73. Bit of a jam : SNARL
74. "Either you do it ___ will" : ORI
75. Often-dried fruit : APRICOTS
78. Get-rich-quick scheme? : LOTTO
79. Nix : SCOTCH
82. Annual quartet : SEASONS
83. ___ Bornes (classic card game) : MILLE
84. Certain link : SAUSAGE
85. 10 kilogauss : TESLA
86. Sister ___, 1920s-'30s evangelist : AIMEE
87. Noted ring family : ALIS
88. Foreign one : EIN
89. Electrical pioneer : ALESSANDROVOLTA
94. Crib cry : WAH
97. Mex. women : SRAS
98. Bit of a jam : SNAG
99. Valuable violin : STRAD
103. "Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
105. Two-finger keyboard shortcut in Windows : ALTTAB
109. Itinerary info : ETAS
111. "Love ___" : MEDO
112. Old country name from the Portuguese for "beautiful" : FORMOSA
114. Common houseplant with colorful blooms : AFRICANVIOLET
117. Competitor at a hippodrome : TROTTER
118. Speaker of the line "He thinks too much: such men are dangerous" : CAESAR
119. Store, as corn : ENSILE
120. Kind of organ or overload : SENSORY
121. Some of them are marching : ORDERS
122. Got in the end : NETTED
1. In-box contents : EMAIL
2. Pickle : SOUSE
3. Botulin, e.g. : TOXIN
4. Record label for the Kinks and Pink : ARISTA
5. Abbr. to the left of a number : TEL
6. Falco of "The Sopranos" : EDIE
7. Pardoned : FORGAVE
8. Tom, Dick or Harry : ANYONE
9. Part of the Pentateuch: Abbr. : LEV
10. Alphabet quartet : CDEF
11. No Mr. Nice Guy : OGRE
12. Wyo. neighbor : NEBR
13. Like Quito and La Paz : ANDEAN
14. Place to see una ópera : TEATRO
15. Wager : PUT
16. Bibliographical abbr. : ETAL
17. Greek with a storied life : AESOP
18. Brunch serving : CREPE
19. Word often preceded by poly- : ESTER
24. Multitudes : ARMIES
29. Bawl out : REAM
32. Kind of surprise : OCTOBER
34. Shiver-inducing stare : EVILEYE
36. Shakespeare contemporary : PEELE
39. Steadfast : TRUE
40. Locker rooms often have them : ODORS
41. Romeo's "two blushing pilgrims" : LIPS
42. Bldg. directory listings : COS
43. Microchannel : SLIT
44. Narc's find : PCP
45. Dickensian cry : BAH
46. Some succulents : ALOEVERAS
50. Brandy, for one : AQUAVITAE
51. 1920s Olympic track gold medalist Paavo ___ : NURMI
52. Tooth: Prefix : DENTI
54. Yakutsk's river : LENA
55. Parry : FENCE
56. Newsman Roger : ONEIL
57. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
59. Intense hankering : JONES
60. Setup, of a sort : INTRO
62. Bakery display : TARTS
63. Tub-thump : ORATE
65. Sailor's cry : AVAST
66. Portable home : TEPEE
67. Desktop feature : ICON
68. They come out of the head : ANTLERS
69. One of Egypt's plagues : LOCUSTS
70. Arrow shooter : EROS
73. Like a shoe : SOLED
76. Cancún, por ejemplo : ISLA
77. Barbecue blocks : COALS
78. Portray : LIMN
79. Go easily (through) : SAIL
80. Hi-tech special effects : CGI
81. French ___ : HEN
83. Actress Farrow : MIA
84. "Just for the taste of it" or "Just do it" : SLOGAN
86. ___ U.S. atty. : ASST
87. Embodiments : AVATARS
90. Golf pencil's lack : ERASER
91. It might go up via an escalator : SALARY
92. Like some garages : ONECAR
93. No more than : ATMOST
94. Drifts : WAFTS
95. Not just esteem : ADORE
96. "Great blue" creature : HERON
100. On again : RELIT
101. Singer with the multiplatinum albums "19" and "21" : ADELE
102. Was sweet (on) : DOTED
104. CPR pros : EMTS
106. Crunchy munchie : TACO
107. Beginning to cry? : AFAR
108. Born's partner : BRED
110. Cinematographer Nykvist : SVEN
113. Oklahoma Indian : OTO
115. Sussex suffix : ISE
116. Like Haydn's Symphony No. 12 or 29 : INE

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