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New York Times, Sunday, June 14, 1998

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 71 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 76 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. It finds itself in hot water : TEABAG
7. Comics debut of 1941 : ARCHIE
13. No longer shrink-wrapped : OPENED
19. Socks pattern : ARGYLE
20. It didn't keep Little Boy Blue awake : BAAING
21. Jinx : EVILEYE
22. Breakfaster's favorite drama? : OMELETPRINCEOFDENMARK
25. Crime mystery writer Paretsky : SARA
26. Fluency : EASE
27. Discredit : TAINT
28. Resort souvenir : TEE
29. Breakfaster's query? : WHATDIDJUICESAY
35. Associate of Zhou : MAO
38. Have breakfast, e.g., in Germany : ESSEN
39. Church part : APSE
40. Nasty : ACID
44. Waters and Mertz : ETHELS
46. Whispered call : PSST
47. ACTH or thyroxine : HORMONE
50. Bright-colored blooms : DAHLIAS
52. E. coli, for one: Abbr. : BACT
53. Heads toward : MAKESFOR
54. Fielding brother : ALOU
55. Breakfaster's personal credo? : IHAMWHATIHAM
58. "Jaws" sighting : FIN
59. Loose, in a manner of speaking : LEWD
60. The L of L-dopa : LEVO
61. Dry as a bone : ARID
62. Is in peak singing condition? : YODELS
64. Marked by drinking : WET
66. First name in jeans : LEVI
68. Williams and Kennedy : TEDS
70. "The Conqueror Worm" poet : POE
71. One way to run : SCARED
74. Peel : RIND
76. 1997 Peter Fonda title role : ULEE
78. Isle of Man man : GAEL
81. Dolt : OAF
82. Breakfaster's maids? : HOUSEKIPPERS
85. Just : ONLY
86. Remove all restrictions on : UNFREEZE
88. L'eau lands? : ILES
89. Mouthed but not spoken : APHONIC
91. "Amadeus" role : SALIERI
92. Cause of a non sequitur : LEAP
93. Salt of element #53 : IODATE
94. Meg's "Prelude to a Kiss" co-star : ALEC
95. Wear well : LAST
96. Feeding tube? : STRAW
99. Formerly named : NEE
100. How a breakfaster views himself? : EGGSISTENTIALLY
106. Cap initials at Busch Stadium : STL
109. Have a loan from : OWETO
110. Make : EARN
111. Part of the eye : UVEA
115. Waiters' reaction after breakfast was over? : THEYNEVERSAUSAGEAMESS
121. ___ Forest (W.W. I battle site) : ARGONNE
122. "Bewitched" husband : DARRIN
123. One in the can : INMATE
124. Holiday driver, in a phrase : BUSMAN
125. Place beside : APPOSE
126. Sharp-pointed instrument : STYLET
1. ___ Ski Valley, N.M. : TAOS
2. Author Bombeck : ERMA
3. Golden-___ : AGER
4. Legally : BYLAW
5. It may be involved in a draft : ALE
6. Pick up : GET
7. Wear off : ABRADE
8. Bran accompanier : RAISIN
9. Like some chairs : CANED
10. ___ et ubique (here and everywhere) : HIC
11. Female name suffix : INE
12. Swellhead : EGOTIST
13. Roasters : OVENS
14. Second of a historical trio : PINTA
15. Cedar ___ (lumber source) : ELM
16. "Capital!" : NEAT
17. Plain Jane : EYRE
18. Astronaut Slayton : DEKE
21. Actress McClurg : EDIE
23. "No ___ allowed" : PETS
24. Confront : FACE
30. Start with pad or port : HELI
31. Lash out at : ASSAIL
32. Violinist Heifetz : JASCHA
33. Surprise challenger : UPSTART
34. Mashed dish : YAMS
35. Cross, of a sort : MEDAL
36. Eric Rohmer's "___ of Winter" : ATALE
37. Breakfaster's sad comment? : OHHOWWAFFLE
41. Breakfaster's U.N. guest? : COFFEEANNAN
42. How tuna may be packed : INOIL
43. Screendom's Laura and Bruce : DERNS
45. Escape artist : ELUDER
46. Hand, informally : PAW
47. "Gotcha!" : HAH
48. "Is that all right?" : OKAY
49. Swab again : REMOP
51. Illustrator Silverstein : SHEL
52. Second-rate film : BMOVIE
53. Kind of linebacker : MIDDLE
56. Opposed : AVERSE
57. Jams : TIEUPS
63. Run a charity, e.g. : DOGOOD
65. Giggle : TEHEE
67. Black to the max : INKIEST
69. Will be, to Doris Day : SERA
71. March music maker : SOUSA
72. Ear part : CANAL
73. Wrong end? : DOER
75. Enlarge : DILATE
77. Observation : ESPIAL
79. Select or elect : ELITE
80. Paris school : LYCEE
83. It releases a dangerous spray : UZI
84. Spirit : PEP
87. It may be polished : RICE
90. 1956 Allen Ginsberg poem : HOWL
92. Dodger name of fame : LASORDA
95. Lo-cal : LITE
96. Flow stoppage : STASIS
97. Capital city spelled with an umlaut : TIRANE
98. Registered, with "up" : RANG
101. Sondheim song "We're ___ Be All Right" : GONNA
102. Oscar winner Edmund of "Miracle on 34th Street" : GWENN
103. Golfer Ballesteros : SEVE
104. Prefix with transmitter : NEURO
105. Scrumptious : YUMMY
106. Try : STAB
107. Like some traffic : THRU
108. Runners : LEGS
112. Kind of chops : VEAL
113. Renaissance art patron : ESTE
114. "I'd hate to break up ___" : ASET
116. ___ Kippur : YOM
117. Easy mark : SAP
118. Dadaist Jean : ARP
119. It might halt traffic on the Rhein : EIS
120. Many a worker : ANT

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