EXTRA SYLL-UH-BLES

New York Times, Sunday, June 1, 2008

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 111 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
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1. Diane of "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" : LADD
5. Picture holder : ALBUM
10. ___ alai : JAI
13. They may be big fellers : SAWS
17. Prefix with business : AGRI
18. West African coins : LEONES
20. On one's ___ : OWN
21. World capital formerly a pirate stronghold : RABAT
22. Waistband sold in stores? : BUYABLEBELT
24. Issue to avoid : HOTPOTATO
26. Bad things to share : SECRETS
27. Wiser from an ethical perspective? : MORALLYSAFER
29. Miller brand : LITE
30. Two points? : COLON
31. Wellborn folks : GENTRY
32. Fighting force trained by Pavlov? : THESALIVATIONARMY
38. Qualifying races : HEATS
39. Auto superseded by the Rambler : NASH
40. Actress Susan of "L.A. Law" : DEY
41. Leading man? : ADAM
45. Some cloisonné pieces : URNS
46. Distresses : AILS
47. Put through demeaning rituals : HAZE
49. City just west of Silver Springs : OCALA
50. Salon selections : DOS
51. Kilo- times 1,000 : MEGA
52. Mardi ___ : GRAS
54. Skirts worn by both men and women : SARONGS
56. Freelance autopsist? : CORONERONTHEMARKET
59. Renaissance painter Uccello : PAOLO
61. Lady Bird Johnson's given birth name : CLAUDIA
62. Private : INNER
63. Catchy song parts heard on "Name That Tune"? : HUMMABLEBEGINNINGS
66. Country with a camel on its coat of arms : ERITREA
67. Sign : OMEN
68. Captain Hook's mate in "Peter Pan" : SMEE
69. X3 and X5 maker : BMW
72. Pack carriers : ASSES
73. T. ___ Price (investment firm) : ROWE
75. Intervals : GAPS
76. Animation : BRIO
77. Minus : LESS
78. Club wielders' grp. : PGA
79. Stud farm visitor : MARE
80. Crème de la crème : ELITE
81. Stones and brickbats? : RIOTINGIMPLEMENTS
86. Appointed : CHOSEN
90. Attorney general during Reagan's second term : MEESE
91. "Metropolis" director : LANG
92. Store that peddles political influence? : RENTASENATOR
95. Like glass doors, often : SLIDING
98. Its bite is worse than its bark : ATTACKDOG
99. Boiled lobster's feature? : REDSKELETON
102. Be part of the opening lineup : START
103. High dudgeon : IRE
104. Ankle covering : GAITER
105. Barrett of gossip : RONA
106. Lots of talk : HYPE
107. Smidgen : TAD
108. Only beardless one of the Seven Dwarfs : DOPEY
109. Fall around Christmas : SNOW
1. Testing facilities : LABS
2. Flu symptom : AGUE
3. Washes without water : DRYCLEANS
4. Record keepers, of a sort : DIARISTS
5. Mobile phone company : ALLTEL
6. Bottom of the barrel : LEES
7. Weave's partner : BOB
8. Rimbaud's "___ Saison en Enfer" : UNE
9. "___ the Wanderer" (1820 gothic novel) : MELMOTH
10. Composer Pachelbel : JOHANN
11. Gone from the company, maybe : AWOL
12. Like many large cos. : INTL
13. Evildoer : SATAN
14. To the rear of : ABAFT
15. It's in the spring : WATER
16. Alibi : STORY
19. Premium vodka brand, for short : STOLI
21. N.F.L. star Grier : ROSEY
23. Bug-ridden software releases : BETAS
25. Miniature : PYGMY
28. Down Under jumper : ROO
30. Buchanan's secretary of state : CASS
32. Sound of a failure : THUD
33. Lifesaver : HERO
34. Architect Jones : INIGO
35. Ornamental piece of drapery : VALANCE
36. Timber-dressing tool : ADZ
37. Actress Witherspoon : REESE
41. Squirrels' cache : ACORNS
42. Word to which a common reply is "Bitteschön" : DANKE
43. "Tattered Tom" author : ALGER
44. Ensign holder : MAST
46. Bacterium that needs oxygen : AEROBE
47. Submit : HANDIN
48. John of "The Addams Family" : ASTIN
49. Self-descriptive fruit : ORANGE
51. Cheek teeth : MOLARS
52. ___ Park, historic home near Philadelphia : GRAEME
53. Vin color : ROUGE
55. Organic compounds with nitrogen : AMINES
56. French aristocrats : COMTES
57. Nudge : ELBOW
58. Founding member of the Dadaists : HANSARP
59. Place to keep Mace : PURSE
60. Not quite right : AMISS
63. Get better : HEAL
64. Slowly : LARGO
65. Motivate : IMPEL
69. Fighting words : BRINGITON
70. Fly-catching aid : MITT
71. Depression causes : WOES
74. Granola tidbit : OAT
75. Willing : GAME
76. Appliances with lids : BLENDERS
78. Belarus port : PINSK
79. Think that might is right? : MISREAD
80. It may come with attachments : EMAIL
81. Not just sit there : REACT
82. Projected onto a screen : IMAGED
83. Last number in a column : NET
84. Ohm of Ohm's law : GEORG
85. Queen of mystery : ELLERY
86. 2005 Best Picture winner : CRASH
87. ___ Sorrel (woman in a love triangle in "Adam Bede") : HETTY
88. Available by the pint, perhaps : ONTAP
89. Rubberneck : STARE
93. Alter pieces? : EDIT
94. ___ Roberts, first inductee into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame : NORA
95. ___-Ball : SKEE
96. Inadvisable action : NONO
97. Chew on : GNAW
100. Per la grazia di ___ (by the grace of God) : DIO
101. Brand at a gas station : STP

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