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New York Times, Sunday, June 15, 1997

Author: Karen Hodge
Editor: Will Shortz
Karen Young Bonin
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 82 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Bonin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Must : HASTO
6. Dispute : SPAR
10. Strip name : GAZA
14. Thrash : BASTE
19. Make suit, as a suit : ALTER
20. Noted Sao Paulo-born athlete : PELE
21. Pastoral pipe : REED
22. "God ___ refuge ...": Psalm 46 : ISOUR
23. Wingding : ROAST
24. Jive men : CATS
25. Golf pro? : ACEOFCLUBS
27. Play 18 holes of miniature golf? : PUTTERAROUND
30. Place for a lace : EYELET
31. It's a matter of pride : EGO
32. Mr. ___ (old mystery game) : REE
33. Rodents, jocularly : MEECE
35. Weekend golfer's club? : SUNDAYDRIVER
41. Golf course? : BALLPARK
45. Pizzeria ___ (fast food chain) : UNO
46. Sunken treasure locale : SEABED
47. Bouquet ___ : GARNI
48. French biography : VIE
49. Prepare garlic, perhaps : MINCE
52. Victimizes : PREYSON
54. Stamps : POSTAGE
56. Go quietly : STEAL
57. Dino, to Fred and Wilma : PET
58. Canaanite's deity : BAAL
60. Bird holder : TALON
61. ___ del Corso, Rome : VIA
63. 1770 patriot Attucks : CRISPUS
66. The stuff of folk tales : LORE
67. Divots, for instance? : WEARINGOFTHEGREEN
72. "___ gut" (German praise) : SEHR
74. Nonets : ENNEADS
75. ___ Gabriel : SAN
76. Where the action is : ARENA
78. Recognizes : SEES
79. Overseas relative : TIA
82. Word before and after "of the" : STATE
86. Fails to : DOESNOT
88. Preppy, e.g. : STUDENT
91. Robert Devereux's earldom : ESSEX
92. Woodworker's tool : ADZ
93. Lacking fresh air : CLOSE
95. Approaching : NEARTO
97. Kind of scores : SAT
98. Golfer's coverup? : TEESHIRT
100. Nostalgic for golf? : MISSINGLINKS
103. "Slithy" creatures : TOVES
104. Fine, informally : AOK
105. Staff : ROD
106. "King Solomon's Mines" plot line : SAFARI
109. Like some bad golf shots? : INTOTHEWOODS
116. L.P.G.A. player? : IRONMAIDEN
120. Haphazard collection : OLIO
121. Spotted animal : CIVET
122. Corn : MAIZE
123. Hollow : DELL
124. Ivy League team : PENN
125. Daughter of William the Conqueror : ADELA
126. "Er...um..." : IMEAN
127. Less than solid : IFFY
128. Laze in the tub : SOAK
129. Introvert : LONER
1. Instrument held between the knees : HARP
2. Baseball brothers' name : ALOU
3. Copy of a photo, briefly : STAT
4. Like a Car and Driver car : TESTED
5. Spanish essayist ___ y Gasset : ORTEGA
6. Abbreviation for a pound : SPCA
7. Oviform : egg :: pyriform : ___ : PEAR
8. Quarter of a quartet, maybe : ALTO
9. Check the boundaries again : RESURVEY
10. Teacher, frequently : GRADER
11. Federal agcy., 1946-75 : AEC
12. Lexicographer's conclusion : ZEE
13. Pother : ADO
14. Many a Beijing commuter : BICYCLIST
15. Out : ASLEEP
16. Music category : SOUL
17. Couch potato's passion : TUBE
18. At one time, at one time : ERST
26. ___ pain : FEELNO
28. Rogers and Clark : ROYS
29. Basic ___ : NEEDS
33. Wharton degree : MBA
34. Swimmer's stopper : EARPLUG
35. Arithmetic homework : SUMS
36. Condo : UNIT
37. Have ___ of (not allow) : NONE
38. "Ed Wood" star, 1994 : DEPP
39. Not easy to find : RARE
40. "Oh, right!" : IBET
42. The Land of the Blessed : AVALON
43. Exactitude : RIGOR
44. New Hampshire college town : KEENE
47. Grind : GNASH
50. Popular tourist attractions : CAVERNS
51. "Essays of ___" : ELIA
53. Parting words : OBITS
55. Ancient money : TALENTS
59. Act like : APE
62. Last word of Shelley's "Adonais" : ARE
63. Take it easy : COAST
64. Mail abbr. : RFD
65. Graduating class: Abbr. : SRS
67. Old joke : WHEEZE
68. Waiting : INSTORE
69. Storm dir. : NNE
70. Whiteheads, e.g. : GEESE
71. Rest : EASE
72. Time's 1977 Man of the Year : SADAT
73. Slowly destroy : ERODE
77. Rather and Jennings, e.g. : ANCHORMEN
79. Sri Lankan exports : TEAS
80. Cross inscription : INRI
81. Memo starter : ATTN
83. Org. : ASSN
84. Furniture wood : TEAK
85. Office phone nos. : EXTS
87. Mrs. Walton of "The Waltons" : OLIVIA
89. Wedding : UNION
90. Work areas : DESKTOPS
94. Blvds. : STS
96. Brute : OGRE
99. Verse : STANZA
100. By and large : MAINLY
101. Diet : LOWCAL
102. Enthusiastic yes : IDOIDO
106. Ventura County's ___ Valley : SIMI
107. Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
108. Pate base : FOIE
110. It melts in your mouth : OLEO
111. One of the Sinatras : TINA
112. Sign of impatience : HONK
113. Kind of mitt : OVEN
114. Drop : DELE
115. Award of merit : STAR
117. First name in dictators : IDI
118. Meaning, for short : DEF
119. Brownie : ELF

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