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New York Times, Sunday, June 14, 2009

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 132 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 1982 best seller subtitled "And Other Discoveries About Human Sexuality," with "The" : GSPOT
6. Team components : OXEN
10. Diamond experts : UMPS
14. Smartens (up) : WISES
19. Singer/songwriter Davis : ALANA
20. Repetitive cry while waving a hand : MEME
21. Japan's first capital : NARA
22. Japanese import since 1986 : ACURA
23. Make necklace baubles? : DOPENDANTS
25. Hip lineages? : COOLBREEDS
27. Small detail? : SPEC
28. Brian of experimental rock : ENO
29. "Great ___!" : SCOTT
31. Is a keynoter, e.g. : ORATES
32. Shingles, say : ROOFING
35. "Dies ___" : IRAE
36. Race segment : LEG
37. Tall, slender hound : SALUKI
39. Tonto's pep? : SIDEKICKENERGY
45. Many keys : IVORIES
47. Its natl. anthem is "Ja, vi elsker dette landet" : NOR
48. Black top : TAR
49. Stat for Gooden or Maddux : ERA
50. Gave Grey Poupon to the head of the table? : PASSEDMUSTARD
54. Drink made from a mix : KOOLAID
57. De bene ___ : ESSE
58. Weight : ONUS
59. Tiniest bit : IOTA
61. Cut down : PARED
62. Hockey player's deceptive move : DEKE
64. ___ the Orange (Syracuse University mascot) : OTTO
65. Et ___ : CETERA
66. Greediest person in a Long Island locality? : AMITYVILLEHOARDER
71. Putts that might be conceded : TAPINS
73. "Desperate Housewives" role : EDIE
74. Trans ___ : FATS
75. Mrs. Ceausescu of Romania : ELENA
76. Shortly : ANON
77. Mathematician Turing : ALAN
79. Three-time A.L. M.V.P., informally : AROD
83. Way to the nave : NARTHEX
85. Spotted feline's home? : LEOPARDCOLONY
89. HBO competitor : TMC
90. Jerry's uncle on "Seinfeld" : LEO
92. Latin law : LEX
93. Military strategist's plan : WARGAME
94. Like residential mail? : HOUSEADDRESSED
100. Like fourth-down yardage : NEEDED
101. Food pkg. abbr. : EXP
102. Remove, as text : DELE
103. Atlantic Division cagers : RAPTORS
105. Confounds : ADDLES
108. Perform superbly : SHINE
110. Rapper Kool ___ Dee : MOE
111. "Sexual Honesty" compiler : HITE
114. Certain Colorado headgear? : BOULDERHAT
116. Bamboozle Eisenhower? : SNOWDWIGHT
119. Cause of a stomachache : ULCER
120. Five-star : AONE
121. Cone holder : PINE
122. Playground retort : ISNOT
123. Aquarium fish : TETRA
124. Digital camera units : MEGS
125. Red or Brave, for short : NLER
126. One of Us? : ISSUE
1. Proceeds here and there : GADS
2. Undesirable serving : SLOP
3. Unrealized hit taken on an investment : PAPERLOSS
4. Short, as a meal : ONECOURSE
5. Like many lifeguards : TAN
6. Certain Bedouin : OMANI
7. Some gas atoms : XENONS
8. 911 responder : EMT
9. 1987 Costner role : NESS
10. Pop open? : UNCORK
11. Strong Chinese liquor : MAOTAI
12. Ride shotgun for : PROTECT
13. "The best pal that I ever had" of song : SAL
14. Rabbit's home : WARREN
15. When the Great Lakes were formed : ICEAGE
16. Tallow source : SUET
17. One of the Planeten : ERDE
18. Lip : SASS
24. Challenged : DEFIED
26. Slow dance with quick turns : BOLERO
30. Old Olds : CIERA
33. Arkie neighbor : OKIE
34. Infomercial cutter : GINSU
37. Ex-Cleveland QB Brian : SIPE
38. Actress Gardner and others : AVAS
40. Classic pencil-and-paper game : DOTS
41. One-named Brazilian soccer star in the 2008 Time 100 : KAKA
42. Parent or guardian : REARER
43. Actress Pam : GRIER
44. When tripled, and so on : YADDA
46. Having a low throaty quality : SMOKY
51. Irregular : UNEVEN
52. Initiation, e.g. : RITE
53. Obsolete auxiliary : DOTH
55. Paul Krugman pieces : OPEDS
56. After midnight, say : LATE
60. How cringe-making humor might go : TOOFAR
62. 1970s talk show : DINAH
63. Hangar 18 contents, supposedly : ETS
64. Hooray, in Juárez : OLE
65. Monitor inits. : CRT
66. Quick look : APERCU
67. One making lots of money : MINT
68. Revered figure : IDOL
69. Unemployment office sight : LINE
70. Dad's rival : AANDW
71. Tithe amount : TENTH
72. National rival : ALAMO
76. Canned : AXED
77. Big lugs : APES
78. Less strict : LAXER
79. Suspected spy in a celebrated 1949 trial : ALGERHISS
80. They often start with "No" : ROADSIGNS
81. "My treat" : ONME
82. Like some wool : DYED
84. Go by : ELAPSE
86. O. Henry-winning author Tillie : OLSEN
87. Aslope : CANTED
88. McFlurry flavor : OREO
91. Useless item in a closet : ODDSHOE
95. Bear, say : SELLER
96. Curved high-back bench : EXEDRA
97. Move, as a picture : REHANG
98. Chosen groups : ELITES
99. Vic who sang "On the Street Where You Live" : DAMONE
104. Motor-driven : POWER
105. Push up against : ABUT
106. Hand (out) : DOLE
107. Tube : DUCT
109. "Around the Horn" channel : ESPN
112. Big chunk of moola : THOU
113. Cousin of -ule : ETTE
115. Hit headfirst : RAM
117. Zero : NIL
118. Nintendo debut of 2006 : WII

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