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New York Times, Sunday, May 9, 1999

Author: Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Nicholson Joline
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 79 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 88 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Le Carrè specialty : SPYNOVEL
9. Put out : PUBLISH
16. Eagle's grp. : BSA
19. Cream ingredient : ALOEVERA
20. East, in Ecuador : ORIENTE
21. Face-off : DUEL
22. ...on a daughter's wedding day : YOUREGAININGASON
24. "___ New World" (Arlen/Gershwin song) : ITSA
25. Subj. of the 1962 Nobel Prize in Medicine : DNA
26. Work places with tables, for short : ORS
27. Edsels, commercially : DUDS
28. Crawled, say : SWAM
29. Fires : CANS
32. "Hair" co-writer : RADO
34. "Lulu" composer : BERG
35. Jerk : SCHMO
36. Gone by : AGO
37. ...on a long car trip : AREWETHEREYET
41. Direct-mail sticker : YES
42. Rural parent : MAW
43. Actress Patricia and others : NEALS
44. Social connections : INS
45. Film director Allégret : MARC
47. Enduring : ETERNAL
49. Silly Putty holder : EGG
50. Racing jibs : GENOAS
52. A bank may have one : LEVEE
53. ...at a beach picnic : MINEHASSANDONIT
59. Querying responses : EHS
60. Fancy ___ : DAN
61. Fat : LIPID
62. Allied victory site of 7/18/44 : STLO
63. Skin : PARE
65. One of a Latin trio : AMAS
67. High ratings : TENS
68. Do a knight's work : TILT
69. Figure skater Kulik : ILYA
70. Roommate, informally : COHAB
72. High-jump need : BAR
73. House pet's plaint : MEW
74. ...at the dinner table : NOBROCCOLIFORME
78. Like Homo sapiens : ERECT
81. Chucks : TOSSES
82. Tee, e.g. : TOP
83. Sweet Italian wine : MARSALA
85. "Jurassic Park" actress : DERN
86. Start of the last line in "The Star-Spangled Banner" : OER
87. Life form : BEING
89. Hypnologist's subject : REM
90. Dickens's Little Dorrit : AMY
92. ...on Christmas morning : ITSANOTHERTIE
96. Cole Porter's "___ Loved" : IAM
97. Underlying : BASIC
99. Common background for British P.M.'s : ETON
100. Cries after charges are made : OLES
101. Tiny, in part : ITTY
102. Kind of race : ARMS
103. Lionized comedian? : LAHR
104. Caldwell of "Master Class" : ZOE
105. Some meditation : ZEN
107. Go once over lightly : SKIM
108. ...on Mother's Day : IMADEITMYSELFMOM
115. Grown-up elvers : EELS
116. Title woman in a 1925 Broadway hit : NANETTE
117. Grand Prix circuit name : MASERATI
118. Andre Young, a k a Dr. ___ : DRE
119. Man who's wired? : ANDROID
120. Insectivorous creature : ANTEATER
1. ___ uncle : SAY
2. Mideast grp. : PLO
3. Somebody special : YOU
4. Dorks : NERDS
5. "Hansel and Gretel" prop : OVEN
6. 80's-90's singer Suzanne : VEGA
7. Christian ___ : ERA
8. "A Man and a Woman" composer : LAI
9. Christie creation : POIROT
10. Buffet table items : URNS
11. Sweeping : BIG
12. Fishing wires : LEADERS
13. Safeguard : INSURE
14. Not willing to experiment, maybe : STODGY
15. Egg containers : HENS
16. ...on the first day of school : BUTWHYCANTIWEARIT
17. Bagel request : SESAME
18. Poplars : ALAMOS
21. Checker, e.g. : DISC
23. Knots : NODES
29. Cigarette introduced in 1913 : CAMEL
30. Stone with curved, colored bands : AGATE
31. ...at a family reunion : NOWEVERYBODYSMILE
32. Camelot, to Arthur : REALM
33. Hole producer : AWL
34. ___ tiger : BENGAL
35. Bear : STAND
37. Tyler and Jackson, e.g. : ANNES
38. Old New Yorker cartoonist Gardner ___ : REA
39. Lit : HIGH
40. Blue-pencils : EMENDS
46. Capons, once : ROOSTERS
48. Run through : REHEARSE
49. Poetic adverb : EEN
50. Spring ahead : GAIN
51. Threshold : SILL
54. Clearwater National Forest locale : IDAHO
55. Certain speech sound : NASAL
56. Long-necked instrument : SITAR
57. Kind of whale : SPERM
58. Small amount : TOT
63. A.T.M. need : PIN
64. Scads : ALOT
65. Speech coach's assignment : ACCENT
66. Some shoes, for short : MOCS
71. Chomp : BITEON
72. Music since the 40's : BOP
73. Unite : MERGE
75. "Hamlet" court fop : OSRIC
76. Locale in a western : FORT
77. Casts off : EMITS
79. It's bad on wood floors : CLEAT
80. Sandra Dee title role, 1961 and 1963 : TAMMY
84. Without this, a maid is mad : ANI
86. Coming : ONORDER
87. Brazilian port of 1 million : BELEM
88. "___ he drove out of sight..." : ERE
90. Degraded : ABASED
91. Gambler's I.O.U. : MARKER
93. Jack-tar : SEAMAN
94. Present : ATHAND
95. Jeered : HOOTED
98. Theories : ISMS
101. Prefix with red : INFRA
103. Director Wertmüller : LINA
104. Penne alternative : ZITI
105. Gusto : ZEST
106. Robert ___ : ELEE
109. D.D.E.'s arena : ETO
110. Singer Sumac : YMA
111. Cio-Cio-___ (Madame Butterfly) : SAN
112. Bathroom need : MAT
113. Suffix with Capri : OTE
114. Site of many 90's experiments : MIR

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