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New York Times, Sunday, June 12, 2005

Author: Joe Bower
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Bower. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One crossing a line : SCAB
5. Major Libyan export : DATES
10. Checkers of entries, for short : CPAS
14. Jock of 1970's-80's TV : EWING
19. It's the end of the world : POLE
20. Volunteer's words : IWILL
21. Home of Interstate H1 : OAHU
22. School locator : SONAR
23. The palest in the entire country? : AMERICASMOSTWAN
26. Sauce with pine nuts : PESTO
27. Pretty fast, on the highway : SEVENTY
28. Checks a particular box : OPTS
29. Big accident : SMASHUP
31. Eur. smoker : MTETNA
32. Uncle Remus title : BRER
33. Front-end alignment : TOEIN
35. Live : ARE
36. Late conductor Sir Georg : SOLTI
37. Executive's golf score? : PRESIDENTIALPAR
40. English quintet : AEIOU
42. Setting for an "Eloise" book : PARIS
43. Coral reef dwellers : EELS
44. Down : EAT
47. Cover : ALIAS
50. Sign of success : SRO
51. "You don't say!" : GEE
53. 2000 Democratic campaign slogan? : GREATMINDSTHINKAL
58. Plays a prank on, informally : TPS
61. Saddle attachment : GIRTH
62. [Ah, me] : SIGH
63. ___ Hill, home of Theodore Roosevelt : SAGAMORE
65. Ingredient of a speedball : COCAINE
68. Gaming pioneer : ATARI
71. After a while : LATERON
72. There are lots of these for sale : USEDCARS
74. Family nickname : NANA
76. Delete : ERASE
77. Vote solicitor : POL
78. Fashion trend featuring white suits and black ties? : KENTUCKYFRIEDCHIC
83. Abbr. next to a telephone number : RES
84. Goings on : ADO
85. Dirties : SOILS
86. RR stop : STA
87. Clash : SPAT
90. Black who sang "Killin' Time" : CLINT
92. Decorates expensively : GILDS
95. Get a new boyfriend? : HAVEACHANGEOFHE
100. Detailed map : INSET
104. Horologist Terry : ELI
105. Drawn-out fight : SIEGE
106. Agitated state : SNIT
107. Center of a square, maybe : STATUE
108. Like some areas prone to flooding : COASTAL
110. Hidden valley : GLEN
111. Extra : TOSPARE
112. Turbine part : ROTOR
113. Comparable to a small child's R2-D2 toy? : SOFTASABABYSBOT
117. Cubmaster, in Scouting : AKELA
118. Film director Petri : ELIO
119. Bluebloods : ELITE
120. French peak : ALPE
121. Villain : BADDY
122. Sugary drinks : ADES
123. Chest material : CEDAR
124. Go like mad : TEAR
1. Jerks : SPASMS
2. Reawaken : COMETO
3. Advanced British academic exam : ALEVEL
4. Popular pistol : BERETTA
5. Orders : DICTA
6. On vacation : AWAY
7. Poetic contraction : TIS
8. "Get Shorty" novelist Leonard : ELMORE
9. Hit the ___ : SLOPES
10. Hospital sights : COTS
11. One leaving its mark : PAW
12. "Caught you!" : AHA
13. Inspirations for many outdoor paintings : SUNSETS
14. Neighbor of Francia : ESPANA
15. Torments : WOES
16. Toned : INSHAPE
17. Untouched : NATURAL
18. Ones proceeding in the dark? : GROPERS
24. Navel type : INNIE
25. New York ___ : STRIP
30. Early 11th-century year : MII
32. Team that plays home games in Westwood : BRUINS
33. Clark who sang "Poor, Poor Pitiful Me" : TERRI
34. Bouillabaisse ingredients : ONIONS
37. ___ Sci (college dept.) : POLI
38. Pizazz : DASH
39. County name in nine former Confederate states : LEE
41. "___ the Law" (Edward G. Robinson flick) : IAM
44. Breakfast container : EGGCUP
45. Melodic passage : ARIOSO
46. Former Toyota : TERCEL
48. 1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
49. Army N.C.O. : SSGT
51. Bowled over : GAGA
52. On cloud nine : ELATED
54. Somewhat : ATAD
55. Alan of "Growing Pains" : THICKE
56. "___ heavens" : THANK
57. Asian carrier, in brief : KAL
58. Sacred scrolls : TORAHS
59. Oktoberfest toast : PROSIT
60. One of the Finger Lakes : SENECA
64. Montego or Grand Marquis, for short : MERC
66. Scottish refusals : NAES
67. Sea eagle : ERN
69. Beams : RAYS
70. It's available at a "?" sign : INFO
73. "Hogan's Heroes" setting : STALAG
75. Properly : ARIGHT
79. City NE of Venice : UDINE
80. D.C. group : CONG
81. "Would ___?" : ILIE
82. Immigrant's class: Abbr. : ESL
83. U.P.S. driver's assignment : RTE
87. Kind of soup, in Southern cookery : SHECRAB
88. Big oaf : PALOOKA
89. Barnstormed : AVIATED
90. 1990's White House occupant : CHELSEA
91. Induction motor inventor : TESLA
93. Airheaded : DITSY
94. Sharply reproves : SNAPSAT
96. Off : ASTRAY
97. Tom Clancy subj. : CIA
98. "Hold it!" : ONESEC
99. "Grand" thing : FINALE
101. Patient's condition : STABLE
102. Icy moon of Jupiter : EUROPA
103. Be on the brink : TEETER
107. Dry : SOBER
109. Cry from one using a hammer : SOLD
110. Mustang competitors : GTOS
111. So long : TATA
114. Past : OLD
115. "A pox on you!" : FIE
116. Preceder of 109-Down : BID

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